National Book Tour–Stop #2

The Dog at the Gate - How a Throw-Away Dog Becomes Special

Join me today on the second stop on my virtual book tour! My reviewer said: “I recommend this series to all parents. This series or any of the individual books would be great Christmas presents for a teacher or a library.” Read more at: All my books are available on Amazon.

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Why I Wrote the Pups & Purrs Children’s Humane Education Book Series

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Coming-of-age books try to address emotional and social challenges that all children face. Children are buffeted in overwhelming directions during their formative years. There are so many options and expectations from society that often children founder in trying to discern how grow up to be the best they can be. Despite supportive adults, some children…

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What Do Book Awards Really Mean?

 Public acknowledgement for one’s work is every author’s dream.  Perhaps even more important than sales, is the validation by one’s “superiors” (judges) for your talent, creativity, and mastery of craft. Being rewarded for the sleepless nights, hours and hours of work, and the painful launching of your literary child into the world, makes all the…

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Discussion Guide for The Dog At The Gate

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Introduction to The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special Discussion Guide The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special is an elementary introduction to the “Hero’s Journey” narrative style that has been passed down for thousands of years, transcending cultures, religions, and spoken/written record-keeping through drama, storytelling, myth,…

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Story Behind The Story – The Dog At The Gate

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Why I Wrote Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special Christmas Eve Day 1999, my beloved Australian Shepherd died in my arms. I was left, with my other pets, to grieve his loss. The more I thought about his unique life and death, the more I saw the gifts he gave me.…

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