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Spike and the Gang Book Series by
Leslie Pedreira

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About the Author

Leslie Pedreira, MS, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS

Leslie is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a second board certification as a Primary Mental Health Specialist.

She received her bachelor’s in nursing from The Florida State University and her master’s degree from the University of South Florida. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in all areas of Pediatrics, including the Emergency Room and Intensive care units. Her experience as a Nurse Practitioner includes both Primary Care and Pediatric Neurology.

She currently works as a Pediatric Neurology Nurse Practitioner with a Board Certified Epileptologist in Central Florida.

In her free time, Leslie enjoys reading, arts and crafts and all types of outdoor activities. She lives with her Fiancé Marc and their dog Zoey.

Available Books & Downloads
The goal of these books is to make Epilepsy less scary for children and their families. 
Let's Learn About Epilepsy

Book 1
Meet Spike


This is the first book in the Let's Learn About Epilepsy Spike & The Gang Series. This book introduces you to Spike and his friends. This book also introduces basic concepts of Epilepsy.

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Book 2
What's Going On In There


This is the second book in the Let's Learn About Epilepsy Spike and The Gang Series. This book addresses the concepts of generalized and focal epilepsies. The Gang shows what they do best - cause trouble! 

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Book 3
Meet Freddy Frontal

This is the third book in the Let's learn about Epilepsy Spike and the Gang series. In this book, the gang meets Freddy Frontal. This book educates you to the frontal lobe functions, and frontal lobe seizures. 

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Tales From the Temporal Lobe

in the Let's Learn about Epilepsy Spike and the Gang series. This book introduces readers to the temporal lobe of the brain. Spike and this friends meet new friends and old enemies like Super Med and his crew. This book addresses structure and function of the temporal lobe, as well as temporal lobe seizures.

Party in the Parietal Lobe 

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