Read Jerelyn Sneed's children's book

about fitting in and making new friends...

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Just Be Me is now available at the

Little Professor Book Center in

Homewood, Alabama!


2844 18th St S, Homewood, AL 35209

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Just Be Me by Jerelyn Sneed

Just Be Me is about a boy named James.

James has to move around a lot because of his father's job.

He is nervous and bashful, but he has a smile that helps him meet new challenges and make new friends.


Just Be Me is about confidence, a family's love, and a boy fitting in and making new friends.

Meet Jerelyn Sneed...

Mother, wife, & author living in Birmingham, Alabama

Jerelyn is originally from Sacramento, California. She is a mother of 4 and has been married to her husband, Nicarde, for 22 years. They live in Birmingham, Alabama with their son, Grant.

More about Just Be Me...

About the book:

Jerelyn drew upon her family's experiences of moving and starting new to create a story that shows children that it's okay to be afraid and bashful, and that parents and new friends are willing to help with the journey of starting over in a new school.


38 pages

Fully illustrated in color

©2017 Jerelyn Sneed. All rights reserved.