By Mary Barrett
Chiquita’s Children – Teaching Children about Foster Families
By Jan Wolff and Cheryl Hanson, RN, LP
Published by New Horizon Press Books, PO Box 669, Far Hills, New Jersey 07931
48 pages, paperback, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-88282-516-8
Chiquita is a barnyard chicken who has always longed to raise a family. One day, Farmer Olson brings Chiquita a dozen eggs for her to hatch. With the support of the other animals, Chiquita makes it though the long and lonely nights. When the eggs hatch, Chiquita has her feathers full as she scrambles to meet the different needs of her family. What are the animals?
Jan Wolff is a member of the Minnesota Valley Writer’s Group. Cheryl Hanson, RN, LP is a licensed psychologist who works with at-risk children and families in the Ramsey County Community Service Program in St. Paul, Minnesota.
A Privileged Witness – The Truth about
Billionaire Edmond Safra’s Death
By Ted Maher with Bill Hayes and Jennifer Thomas
297 pages, hardback, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-88282-499-4
Ted breaks his long silence about what really happened on that fateful night. He reveals previously untold details and intimate facts about his trial and conviction. Ted’s fight to expose the truth provides the gripping answers to some long-speculated questions. This book opens two doors – a platinum portal into the luxurious life of the Safra and a hard iron cell gate into Ted’s nightmare.
Ted Maher is a former Green Beret and neo-natal nurse. He was a nurse to billionaire banker Edmond Safra. Bill Hayes is a renowned motorcycle historian. Jennifer Thomas is the author of the inspirational Butterfly Tears: Stories of Entrapment to Empowerment.
Painting with Metro – How a Crippled
Racehorse Rescued Himself (and Me) with a Paintbrush
By Ron Krajewski with Susy Flory
301 pages, hardback, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-88282-512-0
This is an inspiring story of two lives transformed through human-animal connection. Ron and Metro were an unlikely pair. The two bonded through their art. The world soon took notice of Metro’s art. As the horse’s fame grew, Ron was forced to choose between staying in the shadows or leaving the house and interacting with people.
Ron Krawjewski is a professional artist. He took up drawing to pass the time while stationed with the Air Force in Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War. Susy Flory is the New York Times bestselling co-author of Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero.
These books can be found at your local bookstore, by writing to the publisher at the above address, by using the website www.newhorizonpressbooks.com, by calling 908-604-6311 or by checking your local library.