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Hello and welcome to our book's blog. How David Met Sarah is the story of a young man with Down Syndrome who falls in love with a young woman with autism. What makes How David Met Sarah different from any of my previous work is that I wrote the book for my youngest brother. He is 36 and has Down Syndrome.
I wrote How David Met Sarah with two goals in mind: to give my brother a story he could read and enjoy on his own, as well as one that had a hero with which he could identify. Like the main character in the story, my brother lives at home with his parents, works in a mail room and has even been in love.
I didn't intend to publish the story at first. My brother loved the initial chapters, and that was enough to encourage me to complete it. But one day I needed a sample manuscript to use at a writing workshop. The only work in progress I had to share was this one. I used the opening chapters in the workshop, and the response was so positive, I was encouraged to share the story with everyone.
How David Met Sarah is a story that is not only accessible to those with developmental disabilities, but also offers insight into what it's like to live with such a disability. My brother and I hope everyone enjoys it. Thanks for stopping by....Annie Kelleher (and David Kelly)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

You're invited!

Launch Party & Book Signing
Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
1:00 – 2:30 PM

The Pennington Library
30 North Main Street
Pennington NJ 08534

Join Anne, her brother, David Kelly– the inspiration for the books – and their family and friends to celebrate the release of When David was Surprised, the sequel to How David Met Sarah.  They are the first two of a planned five book series, and copies of both will be available for autographing by Annie and David. 
Endorsed by the National Down Syndrome Society, How David Met Sarah *has garnered praise from families, librarians, caregivers, psychologists, reading specialists and special education teachers for both its accessibility and its insights into the world of the developmentally disabled.  
These novels about a young man with Down Syndrome who falls in love with a young woman with Autism are both content and reading level appropriate for adults and young adults of most reading abilities. 
How David Met Sarah and When David was Surprised are also available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble online.  Read more about the stories and how they came to be written at 
*Twenty per cent of the profits are donated to the
National Down Syndrome Society.

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