Near-Death Experience. Middle Grade Nonfiction. Ages 8-12. For children who've had an NDE, this book will comfort and reassure them that being different is okay. Researchers now know that children who have almost died will be forever changed. Millions of people experience NDEs. For children, the memory never fades or changes. Kathryn Diamond had an NDE at the age of 5 when she almost drowned. In this book, she writes of her experience and the problems she faced growing up in order to help kids integrate their own NDEs. Common aftereffects include: increased intelligence, thirst for knowledge, feeling driven, discovering intuitive abilities and a need for spirituality. This insightful and humorous autobiography teaches children that being different is special, not "Weird". For more information, please visit: www.rachelsmagicswing.com or www.kdiamondbooks.com.