Mark Holtzen grew up near Portland, Oregon. He enjoys cycling, eating popcorn, and air drumming. He spends much of his time absorbing great storytelling in all forms. An elementary school ... Read full author bio >
"Readers in the Pacific Northwest will especially appreciate this novel, while a dash of suspense and adventure give it a broader appeal.
Clarity, engaging characters, and a surprise or two make for a delightful tale for young readers."
BRUCE DUNN was born June 5th, 1959 at Euclid, near Cleveland, of Anglo-Scots and German-Irish ancestry. He grew up in Willowick, Ohio. His parents, Robert, an engineer, and his mother ... Read full author bio >
"...poignancy at a depth deeper than that of most children’s books."
Cidney Swanson is a full-time writer of Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy including The Ripple Trilogy and The Saving Mars Series. SAVING MARS was named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of ... Read full author bio >
"A sci-fi novel that soars along with a teenage heroine whose imperfections help make her believable and endearing."
Award winning young reader author Anne Hambleton is a lifelong horsewoman and retired amateur steeplechase jockey. She actively trains and competes former racehorses for sport careers in three-phase-eventing and show ... Read full author bio >
"Lifelong equestrian Hambleton makes an impressive outing as a first-time author of juvenile fiction, weaving her knowledge and love of horses, horsemanship and the world of competitive racing into a moving narrative that will keep fellow horse-loving readers of any age enthralled."
You can visit Karen Ann Hopkins at her website: www.karenannhopkins.com.
Karen Ann Hopkins resides in northern Kentucky with her family on a farm that boasts a menagerie of ... Read full author bio >
"An impending apocalypse provides a compelling backdrop for romance in this page-turning first installment of a new YA series. Hopkins (Lamb to the Slaughter, 2014, etc.) expertly weaves her plotlines together in this compulsively readable teen romance story…Hopkins delivers many successful elements of young-adult romance—appealing lead characters, high-voltage chemistry, repressed sexuality—which will win her ardent followers. A paranormal YA tale that’s highly recommended for fans of the Twilight series; move over, Bella and Edward, there’s a new set of kids on the block."
Authors ;Fida Fayez Qutob & Dalia Qutob
The story of Sarah was created in recognition of the needs of orphans all around the world regardless of their nationality, religion or identity. Author Fida Qutob is a member of an organization for orphaned and needy children, providing them with an education,extra curricular activities and a better life. “Educating hearts precedes educating minds.Investment in children precedes investment in the future.” – Fida Qutob
'Sarah' is carrying that mission forward through her story with a view of helping orphans cope with some of the challenges that impact their emotional well being. Sarah’s story aims to promote cross-cultural tolerance and is a campaign for global support and education.
Children can learn with Sarah as she develops social skills, such as making friends and respecting others from different backgrounds.The sound box tool of the board book edition converts the story into a talking book and offers children deprived of the treat of a bedtime story the chance to enjoy being read to.
“This is a children’s book debating humanity, tackling questions such as: are conflicts taught or are they innate?” – Dalia Qutob .
Children will enjoy reading, listening, learning and singing all in one book! A theme song 'Give us a chance ' was created to further communicate the story . The song lyrics were written by Fida Qutob .This musical, read-out-loud story is designed for early years and primary school children, written to provide a 'child to child' approach as an innovative learning and reading strategy.
Part of the proceeds will be used to further support and sponsor orphans.
Title ;Sarah in the City of Moon
Author Fida Fayez Qutob and Dalia Qutob
ISBN 978-1-78132-251-2 (audio board book) / 978-1-78132-272-7 (paperback)
Category Pre-school and early years fiction
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"“A timeless message for a good cause…provides a lesson
in global peace and understanding.” – Kirkus Reviews"
Before writing his debut children's book, Terry John Barto directed and choreographed more than 200 regional theater productions. In addition, he was the creative mind behind numerous television and ... Read full author bio >
"Overall, this dramatic story about a dragon stand-up comedian will likely entertain readers of all ages."
Angela Joewell Purbaugh is the author of Combat Boy and the Monster Token, her debut novel. She was born and raised in Southern California. Along with her husband, teenage son ... Read full author bio >
"A lighthearted middle-grade adventure filled with infectious enthusiasm."
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