Habeeba B. Pasha is a special education teacher with Chicago Public Schools. She was born and raised in New York City and spent her early years in Brooklyn, New York. She began writing short stories in college. The Love of Debbie La'treck is the first book in a series. She plans to publish one book per year, over the next several years.
The Love of Debbie La'treck is a compelling story about ten-year-old Debbie, a voracious reader, who begins to live vicariously through literary characters. Debbie's mother, Vivian, grows concerned with her daughter's behavior. The girl has receded into a shell, blocking-out all reality by creating a world that blurs the line between real and make believe. Vivian struggles to coax Debbie back into reality without taking away her daughter's imaginative spirit. This engaging book explores the delicate balance parents may face when nurturing creative children