Tia's Tingles Storytime

With Jessica Horne
| 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Neighborhood Reads Back Yard

Tia is a whimsical delight. Throughout her day she becomes distracted, her energy boosts, and she overtalks her friends. When the task of managing her tingles becomes too overwhelming Tia elicits the help of her father. With his support, she learns guided imagery and meditation techniques that help her to become calm again and gain a sense of empowerment.

Jessica Horne

Author and Professional Counselor

Jessica Horne

Jessica Horne is a children’s book author and licensed clinical professional counselor born and raised in Kansas City. Jessica has enjoyed writing from an early age, finding delight in poetry and short stories to perform around the city. In 2017, Jessica published her first children’s book, Tia’s Tingles, seeking to combine her admiration for literature and mental health care to support emotional and social wellness for children of all backgrounds. Jessica is also the author of the children’s book Tia’s New Neighbor. She is a proud graduate of Tennessee State University where she obtained a Bachelor's in Psychology and Northwestern University where she received a Master's in Counseling Psychology.
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by Jessica Horne

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