Clyde’s parents divorced when he was just two and he never had a father figure at home. Born in Hawthorne, CA Clyde grew up in a low income area of Southern California. Living in Santa Ana with his grandmother much of the time he was determined that no matter what was happening at home, in his neighborhood, or with his friends he had what it takes to make positive, healthy choices. Clyde graduated from Garden Grove High School in Garden Grove, CA in 1979 and married his high school sweetheart Tami in 1980. He is a father, grandfather, international speaker, spin top champion, and certified footbag instructor. Clyde & Tami raised their family as he pursued his business administration education and career in aerospace management. In January 2003 he became a yo-yo professional for All For Kidz, Inc. where he performs The NED Show at 400 elementary schools annually and speaks to 3,800 students weekly. He has shared The NED Show with 1.4 million kids worldwide. His speaking engagements take him throughout the United States, to England, Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, and Canada. He has even performed at the White House in Washington, D.C.
Kids Have Ups and Downs Too
Release Date: Aug 10, 2012 Journal Books from Fertile Ground Creations are fun, illustrated stories from author and yo-yo professional Clyde Heath. Booker Weed and friends strive to be the best they can be no matter what is happening at home, in their neighborhood, or with their friends by making healthy positive choices instead of excuses. The reader will learn to understand that "Blame is not the Game", but instead to understand they have what it takes to press on to be the best they can be no matter what. Fertile Ground Creations believes if you "Encourage a child to journal, their thinking turns to writing." We also believe that, "Growing literacy of the heart and mind cultivates the landscape of a child's future." Therefore our children's books conclude with a journal to inspire kids to read, think and write.
Kids Have Ups and Downs Too - A Bully's Journal
"A Bully's Journal" takes a look at bullying from the Bully's side. Most books address the kids being bullied. Booker Weed will befriend Billy who otherwise would have no friends because he is always a bully. Through journaling as a class assignment, Booker's footbag skills and genuine concern for others he reaches out and changes Billy's life forever.
- journal included
... Spring 2013