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About the Book

Winner of the 2018 University of Denver Daniels College of Business Social Capital Award, “Bubbles Can’t Hold Rain” is a transformative tale that explores isolation and the necessity that Wheezie Stevens feels to seek support beyond her comfort zone. Inspired by children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, the story encourages all children to reach out for help when their bubbles feel too full and there isn’t room to breathe. With the intention of self-publishing, and donating books to inpatients at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, Bubbles Can’t Hold Rain raised over $7,000 through a GoFundMe campaign to support illustrations, design and printing.

*Copies for purchase will be available to the general public after our commitment to donations is fulfilled.



About the Author

Author, Jennifer K. McGlincy is a writer and mother living with cystic fibrosis and former editor of numerous city-based lifestyle print and online publications. She currently lives in Centennial, CO with her husband, three-year-old daughter, a Labrador retriever and a bossy dachshund.

Her father gave her the nickname, Wheezie.

[CF is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time. In people with CF, a defective gene causes a thick, sticky buildup of mucus in the lungs, pancreas, and other organs.]