Jessica Long’s pictorial memoir, UNSINKABLE launches today, but the story of this book began nearly four years ago on the final day of the 2014 Olympic Games when NBC aired an inspiring 20-minute documentary about, then, 21-year-old 12-time Paralympic gold medalist, Jessica Long.
In that moment all I knew is that this inspiring young woman had a story to tell, and I wanted to help make it happen. We couldn’t have known in the beginning what a team effort it would take to bring it to publication, but here it is, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have played a part in helping Jessica bring this book to the world.
Congratulations, Jessica, and Happy Book Birthday!! We’re proud to be on your team!
Represented by Sandra Bishop
Follow Jessica on Twitter at @JessicaLong and on Instagram @jessicatatianalong.
“Unique in its coverage of Paralympians, and inspirational on so many levels, this is a great addition for middle school collections.”—Booklist, STARRED review
“Even readers who are not sports enthusiasts will appreciate Long’s upbeat account of finding confidence in the water and in life.”–Kirkus
Among “new books for teens [which] explore the first-generation [immigrant] experience…” — Publisher’s Weekly