Up and Down
Helping Children Cope with
by Pamela Leib Higgins
illustrated by Gail Zawacki
Up and Down the Mountain begins on the day of Jenny's sixth grade graduation as she wonders if her daddy—an alcoholic—will attend.
Alcoholism is a disease which touches many families, especially affecting children, who will often blame themselves for the grief and unhappiness around them. This book shows them it's not their fault and gives hope.
*A Parent Council Ltd. selection
*Illustrated with exquisite, colorful oil paintings by Gail Zawacki
Pamela Leib Higgins heads a childcare facility in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. She has two daughters.
Gail Zawacki, a freelance artist and journalist, lives in New Jersey with her three children.
A Small Horizons "Let's Talk Book"
7 x 8, 48 pages/29 color illustrations
LC #94-66763, world rights
ISBN: 978-0-88282-133-7 (pb), $9.95