Ray of Sunshine Children’s Book
Ray of Sunshine has been written for children who move to different schools, having to deal with change and needing to conquer their fears it is for all children who are afraid to express their fears of any kind. It is a socially and emotionally charged story of Ray shared from a young man’s perspective, as he struggles with attending school and making friends outside of his dog, Rex. The message of the book is one of hope. You can rise above your fears and endure whatever life throws at you.
It is authored by Dr. L. Reaves-Green and her son, Myles Reaves. It is illustrated by Daniel Thompson.
Authors Myles Reaves and LaQuana Reaves-Green’s BIO
Myles Reaves is an eighteen year old. He is energetic, kind heartened toward animals and loves playing basketball and alto saxophone. He lives with his parents in South Carolina.
Dr. LaQuana Reaves-Green is a native of South Carolina. Upon graduation, she joined the AmeriCorps program for two years; her first assignment was at South Carolina Victim Assistance Network. Dr. Green received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Child and Family Development from Benedict College, Columbia, SC, and a Master of Arts Degree in School Counseling from North Carolina A & T. University. She also completed a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. She is currently enrolled at Garden Webb University to pursue her School Administration add-on credentials. Dr. Green's first teaching assignment was with Charleston County School District at Rivers Middle School. She worked at Berkeley Middle School as a school counselor Director and Berkeley High School in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, for the Berkeley County School District before moving to North Carolina in 2010. She worked for DDESS as a school counselor in Jacksonville, North Carolina. She served at Johnson Primary School as a school counselor for four years before accepting a school counselor position at Daegu Elementary School. She performed at Daegu Elementary School in South Korea for a year and a half, then moved to Humphreys High School and Humphreys Elementary School. Dr. Green was transferred to Humphreys Elementary School in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. At Humphreys Elementary School, she serves as a school counselor, a literacy support specialist, and various other support roles. Dr. Green has moved back to the United States and worked at Summerville High School as a school counselor.
"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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