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"The Squirrel Who Wanted to Be Something Else" is a heartwarming children's book written by Ty Ninmer, a first-time author who wrote this story at the age of 11. Inspired by his own experiences as a neurodiverse individual with ADHD, Ty understands the challenges of trying to fit in and the importance of embracing one's unique qualities.

In this enchanting tale, readers follow the adventures of Squirrel, a curious squirrel who yearns to be someone different. From attempting to fly like a bird to swimming like a fish and even trying to live as an ant and a deer, Squirrel's misguided attempts lead him on a journey of self-discovery.

Through humorous and sometimes perilous situations, Squirrel learns valuable lessons about self-acceptance and the beauty of being true to oneself. As the story unfolds, young readers are encouraged to appreciate their own strengths and talents while understanding that true happiness comes from embracing who they are.

30% of profits have been donated to the Stanford University Neurodiversity Project. The Stanford University Neurodiversity Project is an innovative initiative that focuses on embracing and celebrating the diverse range of neurological differences among individuals, including conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and others.


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