Book/Author Spotlight/ Giveaway: The Little Linebacker: A Story of Determination. Ends May 30th
The Little Linebacker: A Story about Determination by Stephen Tulloch, Maria Dismondy, illustrated by Heather Heyworth
About the Book: Stephen is a little kid with big dreams of playing football. The odds are against him when he is tested and faced with challenges. This is a story of a boy who worked hard to defy the odds and become a leader.
- Age Range: 5 – 7 years
- Grade Level: Kindergarten – 2
- Paperback: 32 pages
- Publisher: Cardinal Rule Press (June 1, 2016)
- Cost: $10.95
About the Authors :
Stephen Tulloch launched the Stephen Tulloch Foundation in 2009 and has helped thousands of people through his community outreach and generous giving. Tulloch was named as one of the top 100 players in the NFL in 2012 & 2013, has been selected as a team captain of the Detroit lions by his teammates and has been awarded multiple awards nationally and locally for his efforts off the field including the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, The Robert Porche Man of the Year Award, the Grid Iron Great Award along with the NFLPA PULSE award and being a finalist for the Byron “Whizzer” White Award which recognizes the top foundations in the NFL. Stephen was born and raised in Miami where he still resides in the off season.
Heather Heyworth lives and works in a sleepy Suffolk market town in the UK. She has illustrated many books including picture, board and educational books.
Maria Dismondy is an award-winning children’s book author. To find out more about her books and her school/event programs, visit www.mariadismondy.com
From the author…
Born and Raised: In a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, I grew up with red shag carpet, The Smurfs and Cabbage Patch Dolls. In my past time, I played flashlight tag with the neighborhood kids and listened to NKOTB aka The New Kids on The Block.
Family: I am lucky to have a large family. I have an older sister, Angela, who also ate spaghetti in a hot dog bun (among other crazy concoctions my mom created for us) growing up. I am married to the coolest guy ever and together, we are raising our baby girl Ruby.
Education: There’s a ton of rivalry between Michigan and Michigan State (are you a maize and blue or green and white fan?) I have to admit, I started going to U of M then happily switched over to Michigan State. I went to college for six years, earning my undergraduate and graduate degrees in education, curriculum and research.
To read more click on the link https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1820515.Maria_Dismond
website at http://www.mariadismondy.com
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