Thursday, 11 April 2024 15:19

Local Author Releases Children’s Book

Cover art for the children’s book “Brianna’s Brave Day at School” provided by author Francine Apy. Cover art for the children’s book “Brianna’s Brave Day at School” provided by author Francine Apy.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Local author Francine Apy has released a children’s book, “Brianna’s Brave Day at School,” which is now available on Amazon. A virtual book launch will occur on Thursday, April 18.

The story is designed to open up a heartfelt conversation about adoption, set within the backdrop of a school day. It’s based on an event that happened to one of Francine’s children. 

“It’s a book crafted with love, aimed at nurturing understanding among our youngest readers,” Apy told Saratoga TODAY.

Apy is also the founder of SoulFilling, which was created to empower the adoption community with stories of resilience. “I started SoulFilling as a way to be a Beacon to the adoption community and beyond,” Apy said. “My mission is to make the conversation of adoption more conversational, mainstream, educational, at home, school, and in our communities. One way I can do this is through writing a children’s book.” 

To learn more about SoulFilling or to schedule a time for Apy to come to your local elementary school to read “Brianna’s Brave Day at School,” visit www.SoulFillingAdoption.com.

Apy also has a Mother’s Day special on the site, where a custom designed adoption pendant that Briana wears in the story can be purchased.

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