Interview with Asha Meaders, Author of When I Grow Up
Asha Meaders is a 17 year old high school senior in metro Detroit, Michigan, who has recently published her first book. When I Grow Up is a wonderful and uplifting story for young children.
Tell us about your new book:
When I Grow Up is a children’s book. It was published in November 2014 and is available for sale on Amazon.
Synopsis: It is Jamie Wilkins’ first day of kindergarten and she receives her very first homework assignment. She has to discover what she wants to be when she grows up and on her journey she runs into a few problems. The primary character, encouraged and supported by her parents, knows that all she has to do is keep trying, and she will succeed.
I have always dreamed of being an author and my dream has come true! With this book, I want to inspire children to chase their own dreams, and to remind them that they can do anything they set their minds to do.
What inspired you to write When I Grow Up?
I love writing and one day I got an idea to write a book. I wanted to write a book with a positive message and something that children as well as adults could relate to. My own life and my journey in finding what I want to be when I grow up is what inspired me to write this book.
What types of readers will enjoy this book?
This book is for children ages three and up.
Please share an excerpt from the book with us:
BEEP! BEEP! The oven went off, her cookies were finally done. She couldn’t wait to take a bite out of these cookies. Jamie opened the oven door and she couldn’t believe what she saw! “MOM!” Jamie screamed. Jamie’s mother rushed into the kitchen to find out what was going on. Her mother couldn’t believe her eyes!