Mighty Mike Bounces Back

A Boy's Life with Epilepsy

By Robert Skead; Mike Simmel
(Magination Press, Hardcover, 9781433810435, 80pp.)

Publication Date: September 2011

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Description
Mike has epilepsy and sometimes its hard to feel like a real kid. He is scared of letting other people know about his diseaseor even worse, being seen having a seizure! He is often worried and afraid of what other people will think. Soon Mike starts playing basketball at his school, and he learns to overcome his worries and to be courageous in the face of obstacles including his epilepsy. Written by a real-life basketball star with epilepsy, Mighty Mike Bounces Back is a fun, empowering story written to help kids learn to live comfortably with their epilepsy and to take control of their life.



About the Author
Robert Skead has three great loves: his family, writing and baseball. An avid New York Yankees fan, his affection for the game began in third grade when his dad bought him his first glove. His favorite subject while growing up was always creative writing. It was a talent his mother noticed and encouraged him to pursue as a young man. Robert lives with his wife and family in New Jersey. He is also the author of: Hitting Glory, A baseball bat adventure; Elves Can't Dunk, Elves Can't Tackle and Elves Can't Kick.

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