Inspired by Lauryn (the daughter of one of the authors), 21 DreamS - stories that will open your eyes to life features photographs of and stories about 21 extraordinary people (plus Lauryn) who happen to have an extra 21st chromosome.
Volume 1 - released 3/21/13 in honor and celebration of World Down Syndrome Day
Features: Lauryn, Aaron G., Angie C., Aurora E., Brakayla D., Caroline P., Elise L., Ella S., Emry H., Gabriel N., Jack B., Jack P., Landon W., Lauren B., Lily G., Mackenzie W., Mia A., Mickey D., Sophia B., Steve M., Victoria C., and Will M. (and a sneak peek from Meghan D., Bryleigh B. and Reece C.)
Volume 2 - released in October to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Features: Lauryn, Ashton P., Ben S., Bogdan L., Branson B., Brooklyn G., Bryleigh B., Colleen D., Connor A., Cooper S., Ella D., Isaiah B., Kaleigh S., Makayla H., Matt M., Meghan D., Noah C., Piper M., Reece C., Simeon L., Wesley K., and Will S. (and a sneak peek from Joseph N. and Alexandria W.)
Volume 3 - released in 2014!
10-15% of the total cost of each book (a large portion of the proceeds) goes to Down Syndrome Indiana.
Jen is a wife, mother to five children, an educator (formerly teaching 1st and 2nd grades in fully inclusive classrooms and currently the Director of Edgewood Preschool Cooperative), and a photographer. Jen's youngest, Lauryn, was born with Down syndrome.