- Suzanne Rightley
Granola Brea, Confessions of a Health-nut
Brea isn't your average 12 year-old girl. Nope! She's a HEALTH-NUT (all caps).
Wholesome food is her thing... she studies and she knows a lot.
What Brea doesn't know, is how to keep her big mouth shut.
She better figure it out...and soon...or Brea might find herself--on stage--at her brother's high-school...gulp...as the keynote speaker!
In Confessions of a Health-nut... Granola Brea follows her destiny...
But challenging a crowd of unruly, junk-food obsessed teenagers -- might mean an urgent call for the police!
So what do hallways, referees, frogs, and the prinicipal's office have to do with Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes?
Get ready to find out. Move over doctors and scientists -- it's time for a kid, to step up, to explain what's what!
Granola Brea, Confessions of a Health-nut is a hilarious tale of what one determined girl can accomplish with just a little bit of nutritional knowledge...
Ideal for indepedendent readers 10 +
Lively dialog between friends, family, community
Plenty of hilarious predicaments/occasional clashes, appealing to a child's natural love of all things humorous
Delivers valuable healthy lifestyle info; instils the value of healthy choices
The main character is an independent thinker; she's brave, sets goals, and demonstrates a willingness to battle her own fears, with the support and encouragement of family/friends
Health-conscious readers can identify with Granola Brea; navigating in a world of poor health choices, is a challenge for us all, yet this 12-year-old presses on, through all sorts of adversity...holding on to the nutritional facts
Ultimately, this series of books aims to increase awareness; topics such as Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, and other metabolic-related diseases are explored... via the gentler, less-threatening format...we love...fiction
Granola Brea, Confessions of a Health-nut available now on Amazon
Granola Brea, Spotlight on a Health-nut available Amazon