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Book Review: The Darkest Dark - by Chris Hadfield, astronaut

Book: The Darkest Dark
Author: Astronaut Chris Hadfield with Kate Fillion
Illustrators: The Fan Brothers, Terry and Eric 
Publisher: Tundra Books (a division of Random House)
Date: September 13, 2016
Genre: children's picture book; pre-school-3; ages 4-8
Pages: 48; hardcover
Price: $17.99
My Rating: An excellent book to encourage children to dream
big and conquer their fears… 335 more words
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Ford tackles fear of the dark

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Truth That Sets Us Free

Hello friends:

Here is day ONE of our journey together.  May it be step one in a walk into a new freedom in Christ for you and yours. 495 more words

Freedom In Christ


I need tons of nominations to impress the “Big Guys” at Amazon.
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When author asides don't work

One of the great things about being an adult reading children’s books to children is seeing their reaction to the stories they hear. It’s something of a paradox that most people who write or draw for children are grown-up – this discrepancy between ages doesn’t tend to happen, to my knowledge, in other areas of fiction – and it’s a topic that we touched upon at times in my MA in Children’s Literature. 547 more words

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A Word About Daddy

I was only three
when I awakened him to announce

Daddy, I’m afraid of the dark”
Mom stayed asleep. It was 2:00 a.m.

Oh honey, let’s go see… 85 more words