It's awkward enough for any kid going to a new school, but Rose, whose family belongs to a Mennonite community, feels even more out of place. Then, one day, she picks up a baseball.
Inspired by her own childhood memories, Laurel Dee Gugler paints a touching portrait of a young girl throwing herself into a new game and fresh possibilities.
Toronto-based author and storyteller LAUREL DEE GUGLER is perhaps best known for her popular picture books, including There's a Billy Goat in the Garden and Monkey Tales. She has also worked as a teacher, Education Coordinator of Hamilton Children's Museum, and the founder and coordinator of a multicultural storytelling group.
"Catching Forever is an easy read that grabs the reader's interest and allows the reader to appreciate the uniqueness of others. It is a book that many young readers would be able to relate to and would be a great resource when teaching young people about the importance of acceptance."