Nebraska Authors

Denisha Seals

Born 1990 Omaha, NE (USA)

The author is a sexual abuse survivor who has written books for multicultural children suffering from mental illness or post-traumatic stress disorder. Her film Hear Our Voices was an official selection at the 2020 International Black Film Festival.

Author Of

  • Other
  • Nonfiction


Multicultural Children--Mental Illness; Children's Literature; African-American Authors


University of Nebraska Omaha




Butterflies in Me: An Anthology Bringing Awareness to Mental Health. (Gabhor Utomo, illustrator) 2022.
Tools for Children to Embrace Their Mental Health Practitioner Guide: Companion Material to Supplement Butterflies in Me Anthology. 2022.
Learning to Love Your Butterfly: A Workbook Building Self-Esteem and Resilience Youth Workbook. 2022.

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