Christal M. Cherry
This vibrant book series is about best friends Mac and Cheez. Together, they learn about themselves and the world around them. Mac and Cheez are always up for a good adventure while learning to make smart choices. These fun stories teach children to “be the change” and show kindness to those around them.
It’s okay to be different!
Mac is a unique kid, and he is ready to make new friends! But when he tries to play with the other kids, they are rude and tease him. Mac is devastated until he finds a new friend that is a little different too. He learns that he doesn’t need to change who he is to play with someone new. Mac and his new friend, Cheez, decide to play their own game and invite all the other “different” kids to play with them too.
Mac and Cheez is a story about real kids with real problems. This vibrant tale is about accepting the things about ourselves that are different. Mac and Cheez learn that they can choose to “be the change” and show kindness to those around them. This story teaches the importance of inclusion, acceptance, and finding confidence within yourself.
Written for children of every ability, color, race, size, and shape, Mac and Cheez is the perfect gift for parents and grandparents of special kids everywhere. Everyone is a little different. That is what makes us great!
Don’t worry about the tune. Just sing your own true song.
Christal Cherry is a mom to an extraordinary kid who inspired this book. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her son and her Yorkie Poo named Charlie. Cherry grew up in a big family in New York and knows what it feels like to be a little different. Cherry wrote this book for all the kids out there that need to know that being different is okay.