$13.95, softcover, full color, 32pgs, 9×9,
Author website: www.kdrausin.com
Elle & Buddy
by K.D. Rausin, Illustrated by Muza Ulasowski
“Inspiring and courageous! A girl, her dog, and a magical racing wheelchair!”
—Deanna Francey, Fort Myers Academy of Arts, Media Specialist
“An inspiring story for anyone who needs to believe anything is possible, with determination.”
—Lew Friedland, past president Challenged Athletic Foundation, Florida
About the Book
Elle is afraid to ride the Ferris wheel at the local fair. She prefers to keep her wheels on the ground with her huge, slobbering dog, Buddy. On the way home she see some athletes using racing wheelchairs and becomes excited. After her mom surprises her with a racing wheelchair of her own, she and Buddy train together. Elle’s confidence grows and when the fair returns Elle now has the courage to conquer her fear and go on the ride.
K.D. Rausin is the author of the middle grade fantasy Mystic, which was featured as Florida Virtual School’s One Book One School Adventure. She’s a former teacher who lives in sunny Cape Coral, Florida surrounded by pets and two wonderful children. Her website can found at www.kdrausin.com.
About the Illustrator
Muza Ulasowski works from her home studio set in the leafy western suburb of Brookfield in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She has illustrated nine books for children, including The Sea Cat Dreams, I Can’t Hear You! I Can’t See You!, and Suvi and the Sky Folk. Her work can be viewed at www.muzadesigns.com.au.