Friday, May 18, 2012

Interview with Nancy Stewart for Katrina and Winter Partners in Courage

Come and join me as I talk with author Nancy Stewart on Stories From Unknown Authors about her book Katrina and Winter Partners in Courage on @ 1 pm EST today.


All Katrina Simpkins longs to be is a normal girl. Because she must wear prosthesis as a leg, she feels anything but. When she meets and befriends Winter, the tailless dolphin, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, everything changes, including Katrina’s whole life. Read the story of these real life partners in courage!

Katrina and Winter: Partners in Courgage is now Available from Guardian Angel Publishing,, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound Books

Excerpt from Katrina and Winter: Partners in Courage

“I can’t wait to see everything!” eight year old Katrina shouted. Palm trees seemed to speed by the car window. She gathered her hair into a ponytail. “Know what?” she asked her parents in the front seat. “In won’t mind using my helper leg. It’ll be crowded at Disney World, and no one’s gonna notice.” I hope, she thought.

As they drove toward the aquarium, Katrina began to get nervous, the way she always did in new surroundings. She felt a thin sheen of sweat above her lop in spite of the car’s chilled air.

She stepped into the brilliant sunlight and looked around.
Parking lot’s not very crowded, but maybe more people will come soon. Entering the building, Katrina said, “What’s with this place? It’s tiny. I don’t see any fish either.”

Around the corner of the lobby, she noticed a large aquarium window. Through it she saw an animal that looked unusual.

  • Paperback: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc (April 25, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1616332433
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616332433

  • Review:

    Katrina and Winter Partners in Courage is an inspiring story that will touch the hearts of children around the world. Not having a leg could have held Katrina back, it definetly made things diffcult for her. Winter the dolphin, had gotten his tail caught in a crab trap taking off his tail, without it, he would surely die. The first moment they met Katrina didn't know then how much her life would change. Katrina looked at life in a new way after her visit with Winter. She decided not to give up and if Winter could do it, so could she. She became proud of her prosthetic leg and made it apart of her. Since then Katrina has only plunged forward, doing things she never thought she could do.

    This 24 page retelling of Katrina's experience with Winter will inspire children and adults everywhere. Encouraging children to push themselves forward and to try things they never thought they could do.



    1. Thank you for hosting me on your lovely blog today. I look forward to talking with you this afternoon about Katrina and Winter!

    2. It was a pleasure, Nancy. Good luck on your new release.

    3. Thanks for this lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed it.