Your Heart is So Big
After being abandoned, a loving and clever dog named Shane is rescued by a stranger who worked successfully with others to find the dog a new home. Though Shane enjoys his new life, the dog is determined to find the man who rescued him, to thank him for his wonderful life. It turns out that Jack needed Shane’s help just as Shane once needed Jack – and Shane is all too happy to help his new friend.
This is a heart-warming story about love, loyalty, compassion, kindness, teamwork, and giving back to those in need – Adults looking for a book with a message of teaching children kindness, working together to help others, and to give back to your community will be sure to connect with this heart-warming tale. Read More
About Gillian Jaeger
I am a retired Navy veteran and healthcare executive with twenty-seven years of active duty military service, wife and mother, and soon to be grandmother based in Northern Virginia. Teaching and helping young people to be the best they can be has always been a passion. During my naval career I had the honor of serving as an instructor, leader and mentor to many young sailors and I am an adjunct professor at The George Washington University. I had always dreamt of writing stories that could make an impact on the lives of young people. To that end, I have decided to write children’s stories. Read More
All children deserve exposure to a wide range of books, which include characters who are both similar and different from themselves. This type of exposure can only help to prepare children to thrive in our increasingly diverse population. My pediatric patients were inspired by the characters and the message in this book.Jan Smith
Parents and educators have a responsibility to expose students to diversity through a well-written selection of multifaceted children’s literature that reflect the diverse conditions of the world. As an elementary school teacher what I can tell you is that children across the world need more books like this one that mirror our population. I teach at an international school and my students loved the book!!Nicole Edwards Jaeger
This story is about three American children, Isaah, Jelani and Layla, known to their family and friends as the Dynamic Trio. Every year, they come together from across the country to celebrate the holidays in Virginia with their families, creating a strong bond,...read more