Individual Author Record
Name: Shanna SimpsonPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Children; Born: in Oswego, Illinois
-- +Simpson Shanna Simpson on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Shanna
Illinois ConnectionSimpson was born and raised in Oswego. She graduated from Oswego High School and earned her degree in journalism from North Central College in Naperville. She currently works at the Oswego Public Library.
Biographical and Professional InformationShanna Simpson was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) at age 7. This motivated her to share her experiences in a picture book about coping with OCD as a child.
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Payton is afraid of dirt /
ISBN: 1941765572. OCLC Number: 1017941850 . . "Payton is afraid of dirt. He's afraid of germs and getting sick, and spends a lot of his time cleaning and worrying over his fears. Payton learns he has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). His OCD is like someone in his head is bossing him around all day long. It tells him that he has to wash and tidy, and cannot do the things he wants, like play outside. With the help of his family and doctor, Payton learns how to manage his OCD by putting it in an imaginary shrink machine, or ROARING it away!" P.  of cover.