Roller Coaster Grandma

Roller Coaster Grandma: The Amazing Story of Dr. Ruth

By Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and Pierre Lehu

Illustrated by Mark Simmons

ISBN: 978-1-68115-532-6

Paperback, 64pp, $11.95

 

 

 

Life is about finding the good in every experience.

This graphic novel for ages 8-12 depicts the ups and downs of Dr. Ruth’s life from her escape from the Nazis at age 11 aboard a Kindertransport, to her training as a sniper with the Haganah in Israel, through her immigration to the US where she started as a maid, became a college professor, and eventually a television star. Using a trip to an amusement park with her grandchildren as its framework, the story subtly demonstrates lessons of grit, resilience, and strength that readers can apply to their own lives.

Coming February of 2018!