Darcy Daisy and the Firefly Festival by Lisa M. Lewandowski Ph.D.
Learning About Bipolar Disorder and Community

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Darcy Daisy is upset and confused after hearing rumors about Ms. Zinnia, a community member who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She shares her concerns with her mother, who helps Darcy get answers to her questions about the illness. This book is intended to help children understand what bipolar disorder is, the importance of community acceptance, the need to alleviate fear by collecting good information and the harm that can result from rumors and gossip. With whimsical illustrations by Kimberly Shaw-Peterson.

About Lisa M. Lewandowski Ph.D.

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Kimberly Shaw-Peterson is a self-taught artist and illustrator. Along with illustrating and being a mom, Kim also spends her time painting and exhibiting her work locally. This is her third published book.
Published May 1, 2005 by First Page Publications. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction