Midwest Book Review on “Miss Popular Steals the Show”

Miss Popular Steals the Show

Miss Popular Steals the Show: Girls in Wheelchairs Rule! is a delightful and humorous diary account from “Bix,” a plain Jane from a struggling family trying to outdo and steal the third-grade classroom stage from Valerie, whose mother is a famous author. Miss Popular may be a wheelchair-user, but she knows how to charm the classroom, and her pink bejeweled wheelchair rules. In a pique of frustration, Bix resorts to lies to steal the limelight from Miss Popular. She also announces that she will be having a puppy shower, and everyone except Miss Popular is invited. Can Bix pull it off?

Young readers ages 8-10 will Learn the importance of honesty; Discover that being loved and being popular are not the same thing; Find out how even a small act of kindness pays big dividends; Learn how to rise above circumstances to be a better person. While especially recommended for school and community library collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that “Miss Popular Steals the Show: Girls in Wheelchairs Rule!” is also available in a paperback edition (9781615992362, $14.95) and in a digital book format (Kindle, $4.20).

Cinderella's Magical Wheelchair: An Empowering Fairy Tale

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UPC: 978-1-61599-112-9
Brand: Loving Healing Press
Join Cinderella in a World Where Anything is Possible!

In a Kingdom far, far away lives Cinderella. As expected, she slaves away for her cranky
sisters and step-mother. She would dearly love to attend the Royal costume ball and
meet the Prince, but her family is totally dead set against it. In fact, they have gone so
far as to trash her wheelchair! An unexpected magical endowment to her wheelchair
begins a truly enchanted evening and a dance with the Prince. Can true love be far

  • This fairy tale demonstrates people with disabilities can overcome abuse
  • Children with disabilities finally have a Cinderella story they can identify with
  • In this version, Cinderella uses her own abilities to build a new future for herself
  • The connection Cinderella and the Prince share illustrates love surges past
    mutual attraction

    Acclaim for Cinderella's Magical Wheelchair

    "An inspiring and exciting read for children of all ages and abilities. Finally here is a book
    which shows that wheelchair-mobile children can achieve anything. A clever, modern
    twist on this traditional and much loved story."

    --Joanne Smith, TV Producer, Terry Fox Hall of Fame inductee, Gemini Award winner

    "This strength-based present day Cinderella story reminds readers that everyone, including
    someone with a physical challenge, can have the experiences and relationships
    they hope to have. This Cinderella found that 'success was of her own making'. A must
    have for every school library and therapy office."

    --Theresa Fraser, M.A., Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist, author of: Billy Had To Move

    "A wonderful, upbeat, modernized version of a familiar fairy tale. Cinderella's physical
    disability is taken in stride, and life goes on regardless. I loved it!"

    --Dr. Laurie Zelinger, Child Psychologist, author Please Explain Anxiety to Me

    "A magnificent modern-day Cinderella story teaching children of all ages--about creating
    one's own success, happiness, and positive self-image while embracing life's challenges."

    --Sherry Jones Mayo, RN, EMTP, NCCN, author Confessions of a Trauma Junkie

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