Professor Owl’s Book Corner ~ Book of the week ~ 4th. September, 2014

Keeping a Secret: A Story about Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Elizabeth Murphy-Melas and April Hartmann




Kindle Edition ~ CDN$9.99

Hardcover Edition ~ CDN$16.33


“Keeping a Secret” ~ is a heartwarming book written specifically by Elizabeth Murphy-Melas to help young readers diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis along with their family and friends to better understand, adapt and cope with this sometime very painful and debilitating condition.


“A thoughtful and engaging story of one girl’s journey from diagnosis to treatment.” — Helen Belisle, Executive Director, Arthritis National Research Foundation, October 2001

About the Author Elizabeth Murphy-Melas, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Northern Arizona University. She is the author of “Watching Bradley Grow” and “Pennies, Nickels & Dimes” as well as numerous stories and articles in children’s magazines. She enjoys writing about children’s health-related issues. She now lives with her family in Dallas, TX.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition, Hardcover Edition
  • File Size: 2166 KB
  • Print Length: 32 pages
  • Sold by:Amazon Digital Services, Inc.


  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007L7WJ68

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