by Veronica Scianna A single-parent household can be both stressful and hard for a young child to understand. Nickys special story can be a solid tool for both adults and children to help work through the many emotions that will arise as they try and understand life in a single-parent household. Young children will quickly relate to Nicky and his feelings as he shares them in this story about his life with his Mommy, Daddy, and Grandma. He may not like that his Mommy and Daddy are not together anymore, but he knows everything will be okay. Why? Because They Love Me. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Veronica Scianna resides in Hudson Valley, New York with her son Nicholas and her mom Julie. Veronica has taught young children for over ten years, and first hand sees the rise in single-parent households. As part of an Early Childhood Development class in college, Veronica had to create a childrens book. Being a single parent herself, and feeling the pain of her own parents divorce, she knew that a book on this subject was what she should do. Because They Love Me is a wonderful tribute to the life Veronica and Nicholas share together and the love they have for one another. (2005, paperback, 32 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.