A powerful, heart-warming page-turner by award-winning author Vickie Rubin.
The news that Vickie and Mitch’s daughter had a rare chromosome deletion and, in their scenario, a significant, life-changing diagnosis does not mean the end of their family; it is the beginning of a new and beautiful life.
Vickie’s daughter, Jessica, changed her destiny from a woman with no clear career goals to an experienced mom who became a well-known regional advocate and champion for others, helping thousands of families navigate the special education systems.
Written with compassion, honesty, and humor, it is a beautiful, heartwarming story of family and gives a glimpse into the unique perspectives of parents, grandparents, and siblings.
Readers’ Favorite recognizes “Raising Jess” by Vickie Rubin in its annual international book award contest, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09BNYKK8N.
The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities.
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“This is an unflinching look at motherhood and marriage.” Raising Jess A Story of Hope by Vickie Rubin is the powerful story of one family’s survival when faced with adversity. Written with compassion, honesty, and humor, it tells of a family changed forever by the birth of a child with special needs, and their courageous decision to choose hope.
“Couldn’t Put it Down! Raising Jess is an amazing book! I started it at 9 pm and stayed up all night to finish it in one sitting. Vickie Rubin’s writing is masterful! Highly recommend!” – Mike S.
Vickie Rubin’s writing is authentic and captivating; I did not want to stop reading. There is something for everyone in her story. Whether you are a parent, whether you work with children with developmental disabilities, whether you love reading anything Buffalo, or whether you generally enjoy reading about family life, this is a phenomenal read. Ann
“This is an inspiring story of tragedy and triumph, brilliantly and powerfully told. I highly recommend it. I have ordered extra copies as gifts to people I love” Ashley Adams, Author.
“ Amazing book The book is an inspiring story of love, hope, and devotion, where the power of the human spirit is celebrated.” Ellen P.
“Beautifully written and a must-read for anyone that knows someone with disabilities or wants to know a family’s perspective.” Jill G.
“ Riveting and Inspiring– It was a riveting read. Thank you, Vickie, for letting us peek over your shoulder and into your life! Nancy Berger.
“ I couldn’t put it down in tears. Get yourself a copy of this book—so pure and raw and beautiful” Ashleigh Bussinger.
“ This is a triumphant tale,” Cathy Shields, Author
“Vickie reveals her Soul to the reader. A Must-Read for All” – Lori N.