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Ryan's Bike
     

Ryan's Bike

by Heather Payer-Smith
 

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Ryan loves bikes – it’s all he ever thinks about. Ryan also has Cerebral Palsy and will never be able to ride a bike of his own.

One of Ryan’s favorite things to do is watch his older sister, Megan, ride her bike. Megan knows that, deep down, Ryan wishes he could be the one riding. Megan finds a special bike made just for people like Ryan

Overview

Ryan loves bikes – it’s all he ever thinks about. Ryan also has Cerebral Palsy and will never be able to ride a bike of his own.

One of Ryan’s favorite things to do is watch his older sister, Megan, ride her bike. Megan knows that, deep down, Ryan wishes he could be the one riding. Megan finds a special bike made just for people like Ryan, but her family cannot afford to buy one. Instead, Megan is left to entertain her brother with stunts that she can do on her bike - that is, until the day she breaks her arm while attempting a new trick.

Ryan is heartbroken that Megan can’t ride her bike, but becomes devastated when he learns that she’s afraid to get back on it! With Ryan’s support and encouragement (and a special surprise for Ryan), Megan is able to overcome her fear and, together, they learn never to give up on their dreams.

Editorial Reviews

Kathleen Palmer
"A Heart Warming Book" - I know it may sound like a cliché but this really is a heart warming book. This is a story about a very special boy who, with the encouragement of his sister, doesn't let his disabilities get the better of him... Even when they keep him from doing what he wants to do most. Megan wants badly to give Ryan his dream but there may be too many obstacles in the way. In the end the love the siblings share wins the day. A good read for both young and old. Enjoy!

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013869646
Publisher:
Heather Payer-Smith
Publication date:
12/20/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
40
File size:
57 KB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Heather is an author/illustrator/graphic designer. She began writing her first book, The Nameless World, in 2005 and since has published three of her own books and has illustrated three other books published by Lily Ruth Publishing.

Originally from Northwest Pennsylvania, Heather currently resides in Kilgore, Texas with her husband, Derek and their beloved pets. She enjoys working full-time as a graphic designer for an advertising agency.

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