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Sydney Sunshine is the author of the popular children's books in The Sydney Sunshine Series. Sydney's books teach morals and values and promote positive messages to today's youth.

Sydney Sunshine and the Not-So-Magic Mirror, February 2017

Sydney Sunshine receives a surprise gift—a special mirror with magical powers—that has been handed down from one generation to another. The reflection in the mirror is that of a girl she has never seen before, and the illusions have a positive effect on Sydney Sunshine. But, when something happens to her mirror, she feels hopeless and is left with unanswered questions. Will Sydney Sunshine be able to find the magic within herself? Or, is the magic only inside the little girl she sees in the mirror? Sydney Sunshine and the Not-So-Magic Mirror is a heart-felt short story with a positive message geared towards young children; the story teaches the importance of self-esteem and self-confidence.

Sydney Sunshine and Her Summer at Aunt Janet's Farm, April 2017

Sydney Sunshine is excited about her summer plans—a vacation to her Aunt Janet’s farm. Given the responsibility of taking care of the cows, chickens, horses and other animals, Sydney is certain she will make Aunt Janet proud. But, when things don’t go as planned and the farm is turned upside down, will Sydney Sunshine be able to fix things and still have a memorable summer or will her time spent on the farm be of memories she’d rather forget? Sydney Sunshine and Her Summer at Aunt Janet's Farm is a humor-filled short story with a positive message geared towards young children; the story teaches the importance of being responsible and taking ownership for one's own actions.

Sydney Sunshine and the Big Birthday Bash, July 27, 2018

Sydney Sunshine is turning ten years old. She has been dreaming about the balloons, the cake, the decoration, and even the pepperoni pizza. She has planned all the activities, and she is certain that this birthday party will be the best party she has ever had. But, with all the excitement leading up to her big day, Sydney somehow forgets one important thing. When her party doesn’t turn out exactly how she had planned, will Sydney’s day be a big flop, or will her friends be there to celebrate and save the big birthday bash?

Sydney Sunshine and the Mysterious Big Harvey, August 27, 2018

It's raining, it's pouring, being in the house is getting boring! Sydney Sunshine has been stuck in the house for five days. Hurricane Harvey has come and gone, but the damage that the storm left behind is felt throughout Houston, TX. After seeing the city join together to support each other, Sydney also wants to get out and help. She has found the perfect way to spread her rays of compassion. But along the way Sydney gets sidetracked and joins in the search for the missing Mysterious Big Harvey. Will she be able to find him? More importantly, who is Big Harvey? 

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The Sydney Sunshine Series is a collection of short stories that teach children the importance of displaying and embracing good morale and character. These books reach children through fictional stories that are entertaining, yet real and children are able to relate. The author, a nine-year-old brings the character to life in a way that reaches her fellow peers and speaks to their hearts and minds, encouraging them to do what's right, shine bright, love and accept themselves and others. The Sydney Sunshine Series is suitable for school lessons on character development and can be a supplemental resource when teachers are explaining character development topics throughout the school year.

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