A heartfelt story about a young boy who struggles to overcome his stutter while finding the courage to accept it.
When Oliver Speaks, is the story of an underdog who learns to rise. The story comes from a place of personal experience in that co-author Saadiq is a person who stutters and has done so for as long as he could speak.
Kimberly Garvin is a professional speaker and author, with a passion for engaging audiences, connecting people, and bringing out the best in those she encounters on a daily basis. Through her prolific speaking career, as well as her peerless gift for writing, Kimberly has touched thousands of lives, bringing confidence and wisdom to those who are exposed to her way of thinking. Kimberly holds a degree in mass communications from Fairleigh Dickinson University. When she's not on stage or at a book signing, Kimberly loves writing, reading, and spending time with friends and family. She also appears regularly as a guest at special events and radio stations around the country.
Saadiq Wicks is 13 years old and the Founder and Director of Lllet Me Finish, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting young people who stutter. He is also a person who has stuttered for as long as he can remember talking. One of his goals - and he has many - is to raise awareness about stuttering. He also wants to help both kids and adults who stutter to get to a place where they feel okay, better than okay, about their speech and about themselves.
Publisher: Indigo River Publishing (July 26, 2017)