Despite his name, ten-year-old Jim Nasium is a phys ed klutz. But he's not stopping until he finds the right sport for him in this whacky chapter book adventure! After watching a hockey game, Jim is ready to lace up some skates! It looks like Jim may have finally found his sport -he's a natural on the ice. Now if only he could handle the puck! But when a friend asks him to enter a couple's ice-skating contest with her, he's torn. If he helps out his friend and takes up ice-skating, what will his buddies and teammates think? Will Jim lose the respect of his fellow hockey players, or will he become a legend on ice?"
Domestic violence is an insidious malady, hidden in the shadows of shame and misplaced blame. It plagues families around the world, the trauma and harmful behavior patterns inherited by each generation. This anthology reflects the feelings of victims and those they love, interspersed with statistics to emphasize the prevalence of situations of physical, sexual, emotional, and verbal abuse. A portion of the proceeds from this anthology will be used to support victims of domestic violence. Together we can stop this vicious cycle. Sharing stories and understanding sheds light on unacceptable behavior and empowers victims.
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