The story of Jocko combines the author’s childhood experiences with her career.  Jocko was a monkey that showed up in her neighborhood when she was a small child, but he left a permanent impression on her life.  Donna has worked in the Orthotics and Prosthetics field since 1993 and has a deep love and respect for all the men, women, and especially children whose paths she has crossed.  This book is a compilation of Donna’s love of the orthotics and prosthetics field, animals, and a fun monkey named Jocko.  

Donna Lynn Crouse is married to her husband John, and together they have raised two awesome daughters.  Their family has been blessed with two great son-in-laws; however, the icing on the cake is their five grandchildren.  Donna has been an avid reader her entire life. Although she always enjoyed reading to her daughters, she LOVES reading to her grandchildren. 

Donna and her husband live in Land O' Lakes, FL. 






Carol, a new amputee, has a chance encounter with a monkey named Jocko, who turns out to be just like her. Follow along as Carol discovers her inner strength and renews her faith in herself.

Hardcover | ISBN 978-1-944193-23-2 | 32 Pages
Paperback | ISBN 978-1-944193-29-4 | 32 Pages

JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc.