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My Seizure Dog Paperback – July 1, 2011
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"It was amazing, this outpouring from the community to support Evan. People waited outside in a line that stretched 100 yards at points in the heat with nothing but smiles and great energy." -- Bob Kohm, family friend
Our young hero, Evan Moss is a 7-year-old boy who has Tuberous Sclerosis and Epilepsy. "My Seizure Dog," the book he has written and illustrated in his innocent, but persistent effort to acquire this companion dog motivated by his personal experience of suffering. The young courageous Evan, tells the sweet sour story of what he looks forward to in a caring friendship with his new pet sharing his suffering. Evan's family has shown wisdom to support his book project, to seek such effective healing means to help Evan focus on alleviating his own pain. A seizure can erupt suddenly, triggered by an abnormal neurological activity, like an electrical storm in the brain. What could be aggravating for a young kid is that seizures are always accompanied by loss of consciousness, that may last for several minutes, and in the worst cases, hours. In dogs, as in humans, seizures can be similar in many ways and may be harsh for the dog, while the pets owner is left in daunting dismay.
His story and drawings will surely inspire the readers who will be enthusiastic not only to support Evan but also to join his noble and earnest attempt to acquire and befreind a caring seizure dog. The new family member will keep Evan in caring 'paws', and he may grow up to be a great veterinarian. People drove from as far as New Jersey to Alexandria, Virginia Sunday to meet young Evan Moss and buy his book. It was reported that Some people even brought their seizure dogs, which cheered Evan up, his mother Lisa Moss said.Read more ›
I give a lot of credit to Evan, for wanting to contribute his talents to make his dream come true, and to his parents, for helping him to try and find an efficient and effective way to do so.
I cam across the story of this book in Publishers' Weekly's Twitter Feed last week; they linked to an article in the Washington Post about a book signing Evan was doing last Sunday.[ ... ]
I promptly retweeted and posted to my FB page, and also emailed the story to my address list. I would really like to see Evan get his dog; it's important to get the word out about this amazing young man and his family.
Good work on the book, Evan; I hope that you write many more as you grow older. Most important, I hope you get your dog, really really soon.
As for me, I'm contributing my copy to my local library so that other kids can learn not only about seizure dogs, but how a kid just like them can solve a really big problem with creativity and hard work.
I learned a lot about seizure dogs by reading this story. The pictures that Evan drew to illustrate his book are priceless, too! I couldn't stop smiling as I thought about this child and his dog and the special place they will have in one another's lives. They will be such friends and do amazing things together. They will take good care of each other.
Evan's book raised money to buy his own dog and has made dreams come true for other kids by giving them the gift of a seizure dog, too. I will read this book again and again because of the joy it makes me feel. Thank you, Evan!
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This is a simple story. It's incredibly powerful if you or your loved one have ever had a seizure. It is written by a young person whose life is put on hold because he has out of... Read morePublished 22 months ago by S OBrien
This adorable book was a great opportunity to promote seizure dogs at the Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana's annual gala
So sweet I told everyone about this book, young and old, completely adorable. Everyone should buy this book and spread the love and support.Published on July 10, 2013 by Randi S
Very good book, I passed to 3 friends and they had their kids read it. I then gave it to a friend for her grandson that has
seizure's.. Read more
I consider it a donation to a good cause, not much of a book. Sales of the book have helped more children than the author which is a good thing.Published on February 9, 2013 by Janet Siebert
FEEL GOOD ABOUT HELPING THE CHILDREN..... This is why I purchased this book..... It is good to MAKE A DIFFERENCE when ONE STEPS away from OUR NEEDS FOR THAT OF OTHERS............. Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by vincent f pena jr
THERE ARE TWO GENES RESPONSIBLE FOR TS...MY SON WHO IN NOW 50 IS LUCKY NOT TO HAVE THE GENE THAT HAS CONVULSIONS . Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by 665512
my seizure dog .
is a great book the little boy earned his keep the story behind the book is even better