Each book in the Ace and Grace Travel Books series focuses on a different country and is educational, entertaining, and combines both fact and fiction, using a fun, rhyming text. In each book, Ace, Grace, and Skylar the Flying Suitcase, visit actual sites, enjoy authentic foods, dance to the rhythms, and meet wonderful people in the countries they visit. These engaging books will foster a love and appreciation of other cultures, emphasize the importance of diversity, and instill a thirst for travel, while also teaching important life lessons.
This is the first book in the Ace and Grace Travel Books series. In this book, siblings Ace and Grace embark on an exciting, magical adventure as they visit the beautiful island of Jamaica, with their friend Skylar, the Flying Suitcase. Join them as they experience the wonderful culture of this fascinating island in the Caribbean Sea. Soar and explore with Ace and Grace!
About the Author
Kimberly has always had a passion for reading, ever since she was a child and loved the magical way books could expand her imagination, and take her to places far, far away. Her favorite books to as a child were rhyming books. Her mother also loved rhyme and often made up rhyming chants and songs that she would sing daily to her and her sister. Kimberly's love of rhyme and reading followed her into adulthood.
As an adult, she grew to love writing as well, her favorite being writing in rhyme. She finally decided to share her passion of both writing and traveling by creating the Ace and Grace Travel Book series. She received inspiration for these stories from her numerous international travels. She has a passion for learning about and experiencing other cultures and is excited to share this passion with others. She currently lives in the United States, but has lived abroad for several years, and has spent extended time in various countries all around the world.
Kimberly holds a M.Ed. Degree in Early Childhood Education, received National Board Certification, and has certifications in Elementary Leadership and Administration, as well as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She was also the recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award, which included a six-week educational, trip to Ghana, West Africa, where she taught local students and provided professional development training for teachers.
In addition to writing, traveling, and educating youth, she loves spending time with her husband and two sons, reading, cooking, and trying new foods.
"Ace, Grace, and the Flying Suitcase Visit Jamaica" is the first book in the Ace and Grace Travel Books series. Jamaica was chosen to be the first book in the series because of the author's family ties to Jamaica and her extreme love for the island. Additional titles in the series, highlighting other countries around the world, will be available soon!
For more information about Kimberly A. Hemmings, as well as the Ace and Grace Travel Books series, please visit: agtravelbooks.com