ABOUT Sherrill S Cannon

Sherrill S Cannon
I am a mother of four and a grandmother of ten. I have written nine published rhymed children’s stories which have won 46 awards.  Peter and the Whimper-Whineys, (2), The Magic Word, (6) Santa's Birthday Gift (2) Gimme-Jimmy (5).  Manner-Man (10 ) My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, (9) a More...

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Does your child have ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)?

Meet David, one of award-winning author Sherrill S. Cannon's "Classroom of Kids," who manages his ADHD with the help of classmates.

David discovers ways to cope with his hyperactive brain, while learning how to calm and soothe his ADHD. Solutions include setting daily schedules and following simple rules that regulate behavior. His teachers and therapists encourage using the computer for academic advancement, and to establish a pattern for study as well as for occasional recreation. David not only learns self-control and communication skills, but is able to fit into the classroom and make friends.

Once again social values are emphasized in the author's latest illustrated children's story, and classroom friends from previous books are featured. In fact, David has been part of the class for a long time!

"David's ADHD is a timely topic for parents and children. A story in rhyme that demystifies ADHD. It explains a youngster's behavior in terms of his inattentiveness and impulsivity and how it impacts those around him. A sensitive way of creating understanding for children with ADHD and their families." - Dr. Valerie Allen, licensed school psychologist

Author Bio:

Former teacher Sherrill S. Cannon has won 76 awards for her previous 11 rhyming books. She is also the author of seven published and internationally performed plays for elementary school children. The author has been called "an absolute master of rhyming" and "a modern-day Dr. Seuss."

I read one of my children's stories to a friend's young son, and he said, "I wish there a story for kids like me"...