BRIDGEWATER, Va. (WAVY) — Whereas many kids shall be returning to high school in a digital surroundings, a Virginian writer discovered a method to them assist deal with emotions of isolation and distance from their buddies and classmates.
“Madi Goes to Digital College” by Rob Morgan incorporates illustrations from Noel Mugaviri and was launched on August 18. The ebook was written to get kids excited concerning the new journey this yr because it navigates Madi’s day from begin to end whereas she experiences the ups and downs concerned in a distant studying surroundings.
Morgan says he obtained the story thought from a dinner desk dialog about what life shall be like for teenagers at school this fall. His spouse at the moment teaches center college English, his daughter Madison shall be going to kindergarten, and his daughter Ava is returning to elementary college.
“I knew that for a lot of college students this was going to be a brand new and probably anxious time. I wished to carry consolation that whereas this can be completely different, completely different may nonetheless be okay,” he mentioned.
Morgan began writing kids’s books in 2016 with The Adventures of Arnie the Ant, a retelling of Elisabeth Elliot’s anecdote of an ant, a mountain climber, and a contact lens.