by David Nora Jr. Some people look up toward the heavens and dream about talking to angels, but no one has succeeded until now. Jacob Cross is a happy-go-lucky seven-year-old who loves his family, especially his Nana. But one morning, Grandma becomes sick and passes away without saying goodbye to her grandson. Jacob becomes very sad about losing his beloved grandma. To make Jacob feel better, his brother tells him about a magical way to talk to Nana in heaven. Happy Balloon to You is a helpful guide to teach your child how to endure a family members death. ABOUT THE AUTHOR An eighteen-year-old aspiring writer currently attending Bishop Ludden in Syracuse, David Nora Jr. dreams to have his own publishing company in New York City one day and to adopt three beautiful children. But David will never forget his first book, Happy Balloon to You, his humble beginnings. The story was adapted from a tale his mother used to tell him about his grandma making him in heaven for her daughter. David would like to thank everyone for making this possible, his family and friends, and his mom. All the days mommy. (2005, paperback, 32 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.