A Knot in Your Stomach - Novel Confronts Bullying and Its Silent Victim

A Knot in Your Stomach tells the story of a young girl who is bullied because she doesn’t speak.
A Knot in Your Stomach
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July 28, 2011 - PRLog -- A Knot in Your Stomach tells the story of a young girl who is bullied because she doesn’t speak. Its lessons resonate with anyone who is different and has paid a price for it.

When Amanda moves from China to the United States, the transition is hard, especially since she never speaks outside of her own home. Amanda makes a good friend named Maria, but is taunted by a group of boys and girls who tease her for being so quiet. The harassment grows and becomes serious, yet Amanda remains silent. When Maria’s family suffers a tragedy, she comes to stay with Amanda and her family.

As Amanda begins to feel closer to Maria, she realizes that she must finally open up about the bullying at school in order to stop it. Amanda and Maria go to their science teacher to explain the truth behind Amanda’s inability to talk. A Knot in Your Stomach poses the question: Will Amanda ever find her voice?

A KNOT IN YOUR STOMACH) (ISBN: 978-1-61204-268-8) is now available for $13.97 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
http://sbpra.com/YvonnePostma or at www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com.

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@aeg-online-store.com.

Author Bio: Yvonne Postma was born in the Netherlands and spent part of her childhood in Saudi Arabia. She currently lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where she teaches at an international school. She is inspired by her students and is dedicated to helping children who may not feel safe to learn to talk about their experiences so they will feel less alone. The author is working on her next book about a brother and sister who have an abusive father and must conquer their fears.

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