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Trailer Reveal | Why Is Sam So SAD? Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression from a Child’s Perspective by Dan Granger #booktrailer #kidlit #video

Title: Why Is Sam So SAD? Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression from a Child’s Perspective


Author: Dan Granger 


Genre: Picture Book, Child Psychology, Educational, Self Help


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Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing


Company who made trailer: Christian Faith Publishing


Book Description:


This colorful children's book captures the essences of what it is like for a young person to have SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder which is a form of depression. The book is about a boy named Sam who suffers from SAD. Sam tells the reader all about what he experiences and feels. He goes on to explain what causes this sadness within and how the weather plays into how he behaves during this time of year. He tells the readers how he treats his friends and family and even his dog during this SAD time of the year. Sam expounds what the letters S.A.D stand for in Seasonal Affective Disorder. He discusses the remedies he uses to combat SAD. Some include taking unusual vitamins, staring at a special light and the burdensome task of remembering something good that happened during these SAD days. Sam ends the book reminding the reader to practice gratitude. Because Sam feels you can’t be angry and grateful at the same time.


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Author Biography:


Dan Granger


Why is Sam So SAD?


Dan grew up in the Midwest and has coped with SAD every winter since he was a child. However, that has not stopped him from achieving his goals. He received his bachelor of special education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He received his master's degree in early childhood education from Northern Arizona University. He is a certified reading specialist. He was a former teacher with fifteen years of experience teaching students from preschool through high school. In addition, he even tutored college freshmen.


Teaching is in his blood and it even comes out in his writing.


He has lived in the Arizona sun, but today he lives in a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Go Packers!”


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May 17

Thank you, Dan, for sharing your book trailer with our readers!

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