My Sister, My Friend
Author Danielle Torres
My Sister, My Friend is an endearing tale of two sisters, one who has Williams syndrome and one who does not. It is meant to be used as a tool for parents/teachers to read with their children. It will take you on a journey through the youngest child s questions about why her older sister is a little different from her. Throughout the book, Williams syndrome is discussed with respect, as well as accurate information. The journey begins with questions, but it ends with acceptance, understanding, love, and, most of all, friendship.
Danielle Torres is a wife and mother of two. She attended Grand Valley State University where she majored in music and marketing, earning a Bachelor s of Business Administration. In addition, she holds two investment licenses, two insurance licenses, and is a certified first responder. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, reading and spending time with her family. Her interest in writing began with poetry as a child, but her first book was written out of a desire to educate her daughter Melina s classmates about Williams syndrome. Danielle lives in Lansing, MI with her husband Danny and her two girls, Melina and Alyssa. Her passion is advocating for people with disabilities and she looks forward to a day when everyone is accepted for who they are.