Monday, June 19, 2017
Oh Susanna: It's in the bag by Carole P Roman
What may seem like a trivial problem to an adult, may be an insurmountable burden to a grade school child. In her newest book, Oh, Susanna: It's in the bag, Carole P. Roman shares the challenge faced by a young girl when the every day stresses pile up and become bigger stresses. In this allegory, the ballooning back pack symbolizes the ever mounting stresses faced by Susanna, a young school aged girl. Smaller problems add up: unfinished homework, a poor grade, social anxiety over a sleepover invitation- until they become way too much for the girl to handle. Rather than addressing the seemingly trivial problems, Susanna figuratively and literally hides them away ignoring, burying her shameful secrets under her bed, until the anxiety mounts and she has an emotional
complimentary copy of this book. It is available for purchase on Amazon as well as Barnes and Noble.