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THE AWARD WINNING GRAPHIC NOVEL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FATHER, AND THE CHALLENGES HE FACES RAISING HIS AUTISTIC SON.
A beautiful visual exploration of the highs and lows experienced by a parent learning how to adapt to his son's autism. Faced with a challenging road ahead, the author uses creative flair and ingenuity in order to connect with his son, enabling him to reach his fullest potential and prepare him for the transition into adulthood.
This stunning insight into the nature of autism and the daily struggles of a parent uses humor and compassion to convey its message. This is the perfect creative outlet for anyone - from parent to teacher - looking for detailed information on the subject with a more personal touch.
Yvon Roy won the Best Biography Award from the Disability Fund and Society, as well receiving the INSPIREO High School Students Award for the most inspiring youth book, and the Literary Award for Citizenship from the Maine Teachers' League.
About the Author
Yvon Roy is a Canada-based writer and artist for comic strips, known for his work on several children's stories, and his autobiographical book Little Victories.
"Diving into this exquisite comic book is truly a journey into the life of a child and will interest all parents concerned with understanding what their offspring is made of." - Huffington Post
"Roy’s comical cartooning is a joy to behold ... a tender, uplifting story of father and son bonding" - Publishers Weekly
"Families with autistic members will see a lot here that’s familiar and appreciate the positive story being told. Others ... would doubtless learn valuable lessons from the book, too" - SF Crowsnest
"Inspiring ... portray[s] important moments in creative ways" - Foreword Reviews
"Readers looking for tales of unconditional familial love will enjoy Little Victories" - Library Journal Graphic Novels 2021 Previews
"This charming depiction of a father’s quest to understand his son’s needs arrives having already garnered multiple awards, including the Best Biography Award from the Disability Fund and Society." - Library Journal
“The tale of one man’s quest to bond with his son. And it’s gorgeous: truly a thing of grace and beauty.” - The Pullbox
"It’s impossible to not become completely and utterly invested in Oliver’s development throughout the course of this graphic novel ... a fascinating and moving snapshot of a relationship between father and son" - Big Comic Page
"Beautiful album, both in substance and form" - BD Gest
"A vibrant song of comfort for autism" - Actua BD
“The writer and illustrator Yvon Roy does a stunning job of building an atmospheric story full of humour, love, pain, frustration & triumph” - The Emerald Archer
“Roy masterfully relates moments in a way that keeps the focus where it should be. Thus Roy allows readers to see things as he remembers” - Comicon