​​"Happy To Be Me!"

"I read Happy to Be Me! to my  daughter every night. We love it."

- Lauren, Asst. Producer, NBC-TV, Mom of a 2 yr. old

"Thank you for "Happy To Be Me!" Our little Jordan received your book, “Happy To Be Me!” on Friday night, and had read it at least five times by Saturday evening." - Theresa H., Firefighter

"My 9 year old granddaughter is hooked on "Happy To Be Me!" She couldn't sleep the other night, so she read the book to me. The next day, she insisted on taking it with her to her hair appointment. Thanks for your contribution to her better 'mental health."  

- B. Bryant, Retired teacher

​​"The Bully Met My Dad!"

"My grandson brings me this book “The Bully Met My Dad!” every night, and says, 'I want to hear the story about Benjamin!" 

- M. Posey, Principal

"Thank you for what you do for children. Today I read your book to a group of first graders. Oh how they loved your book, “The Bully Met My Dad!” It's timely. It's just what they need." 
- Lena Bembery, T.O.P. Coordinator, UAW Region 1A

"Your vision and talent are of such great benefit to our children and our community. My 10 yr. old grandchild still loves your book.” 
- Millie Hall, President, Coalition of Labor Union Women

“Let’s Love One Another"

​"Thank you for my book. I just want you to know that my children loved the story and illustrations. I look forward to purchasing more books from you."    

- L. Gordon, Mom 

“The message you are sending to children and parents plays a very important role in forming a better functioning society of young leaders, doctors, and conscious thinkers, who will play crucial roles in future societies. Thanks for being such a strong trailblazer! Sending prayers your way.”
- Sonya D. Scott, OH

Daddy! ...Can You Hear Me???

“I love this book! You're an amazing writer!"

- Ahmed Harper, Father of a newborn  

"Dad, he said, This book (Daddy! ...Can YOU Hear Me?) makes me appreciate you more; and it makes me want to be a better son."   

- Andrew C. (teen son's words to his dad)

"Daddy! ... Can You Hear Me? is an amazing book!  

- Sterling Austin, a young dad
"I'm in my mid-twenties, and I'm still trying to connect with my dad, because he wasn't there for me when I was young. When I handed "Daddy! ...Can YOU Hear Me???" to my dad he wasn't very happy to receive it. Then something happened as he began to read the poems. Tears filled his eyes."

- Daddy's Big Girl

“I found your book quite enjoyable, I think it can be a great tool for fathers to increase their engagement with their children.”
- Sean Fisher, Middle School Principal

“Mommy Are YOU Listening???”

“Mommy, Are You Listening???” is a delightful book for Mommies and makes for a very delightful and good read.”
- Delores “Mom” Winans

Positive books and resources for a positive outlook on life

"You have a message that the world needs to hear.  I want these books for my children and grandchildren."   

- Maxine Jaggers Adams

  • Creating safe environments for children and youth
  • Raising self-esteem, not bullies
  • Changing lives, one book at a time
  • Helping children "live life happy”  

"Bully Me?...Oh No!!!" (For Teens)

“Though I talked to my daughters every day, I was not aware of my oldest daughter’s suicidal thoughts. Three days after I gave my daughter your Teen Resource, ‘Bully Me? ...Oh No!!!’ she came to me and said, ‘Mom! Thank you so much for this book. You didn’t know it, but, I was thinking about committing suicide. Reading this book changed my mind/life.”
- Donnella, MI​​

"My 14-year-old nephew always bullies his sister.  So, I gave him Bully Me? ...Oh NO!!! for teens and asked him to read it to me. He enjoyed the book so much, that he continued to read it on his own. After completing the book, he decided to stop being a bully. He hopes to one day meet the author. Thank you, Ms. Lee!  I'm telling everyone about your book."
- Jalisa, M.L.King H.S., Graduating Senior 

"Bully Me? ...Oh No!!! is a very good book, and is written in such nice style.  You can hear a gentle voice encouraging you. Thank you so much for all you are doing for the children."   
- Sue Kendall

"Bully Me? …Oh NO!!! by Patrice Lee, is a thoughtful, hands on approach for teens who are dealing with bullying. She educates her young readers with grace and humor, helping teens reach the powerful potential that comes with developing self respect as well as respect for others. A great resource for teachers too."  
- Brenda High, Founder, Bully Police USA

"In the “Bully Me? ...” books, Patrice Lee zeros in on the key issues surrounding modern day bullying. As an experienced school administrator and youth minister, I know Patrice is in tune and on time with her approach and topical advice." 
- Jonathan M. Wynne, M.A., M.B.A.

"Bully Me?...No More!!!"

“Your book has truly been a blessing; not only to children, but to adults who carry the stigma and live with the trauma of being abused. This is definitely healing therapy, no matter what the age.”  
- J. Jennings, PTA Mom 

“Finally, a practical resource for parents, children, teens. A must-read for educational workshops, trainings, and community organizations that serve children and youth. I strongly recommend “Bully Me? …No More!!!” for home and school libraries too.”
- Neena. Sabir, M.S.W., Clinical Therapist

“Bully Me? . . .NO MORE!!!” is having a big impact on our youth. We use it for our anti-bullying classes for children and adults. There’s so much information compiled into one powerful little book! Every home, school, and youth organization should have this book in their library.” 

- Dorizella Fedrick, Founder, In His Hands Mn.

Here's What People Are Saying About Leep4Joy Books...


“Thank you for inspiring children through your writing.”
- Helyn 

​​“…Overcome Every Obstacle…”

"Thank you so much for ...Overcome Every Obstacle..."  I so needed it in this season of my life.  Your book has been a blessing to me."  

- Rose D. 

“This book is powerful enough to change your life. Enjoy it! I did!” 
- Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, Ambassador, Botswana

“This is just what we need today. Your book: “How to Overcome Every Obstacle and Land on Top” is so important for all of us. I want my children and grandchildren to have a copy too.” 
- Regina Engelhardt, Holocaust Survivor

“Wow!! I love, love, love your book, “How to Overcome Every Obstacle and Land on Top.” I'd like to order three more copies of it.” 
- Patsy Roberts, Mom

“Excellent Work! I started reading your book last night, and couldn’t put it down. Just, this minute completed “How to Overcome Every Obstacle and Land on Top.” It is marvelous. I am happy and peaceful inside and out. You have great talent.” 
- S.J.W, Retired, President, AFL-CIO

"Just wanted to let you know that I have read your "How to Overcome Every Obstacle and Land on Top" and I absolutely love it!!!!!!!!"

- Jacqueline M.

​​"It's About "The BOYS!"

"Patrice Lee's books are something that all children should have in their library.  My family is fortunate to have "It's About the Boys!" My boys want to read it every day.  Not only does my oldest boy read it to his baby brother, they fight over who gets it first.  Thank you, Ms. Patrice."
- Delisa Beavers   

"My boys always rush to get to the book first when it's time to read.  They love 
"It's About "The BOYS!"  
- J. D., Mom of two sons, Univ. Prep

"It's excellent!  Great job!"
- Stephen M.

"I love the book! ...gave it to my 8 year nephew to read." 
- Taiwan Jones, NFL Free Agent

       "I Like Who I Am, I Love Being Me!"
“In "I like who I am I Love Being Me!" the message comes through so beautifully, to ‘love yourself as you are.’ And the illustrations are just so marvelous.  I’ve already read the book twice, and I look forward to reading it over and over again.”
- C. O’Flaherty, Retired Teacher

"It's Just a Circumstance"

"Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for writing this book!!!"       
- J. Leach, Counselor                                

"Your work that you're doing is so incredible!"
- Cindy M., Radio Sales Mgr.

"All around outstanding service and products. Wonderful presentation of books." 
- Kim K.

"Thank you for all that you do to educate our children." 
- J. Jose