There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. —Jacqueline Kennedy
What makes for good stories that families can read together?
One or more memorable characters
Writing that paints a picture
A unique voice (audio books hold the best treasures!)
Messages that make us either groan or laugh, reflect or ponder
Cause emotional reaction from the reader (feelings of sadness, love, hope, compassion)
Leaves the reader changed in some way (i.e. attitude or understanding about something)
Themes that are relevant to family life and are age appropriate
Topics that lead to engaging discussion for family members
Gift of a Lifetime: Finding Fulfilling Things in the Unexpected contains all the elements of a good story for family enjoyment. Here are the words of some book reviewers ~
“This is a story of trust, faith, friendship and deep love for one another.” ~ Barbara Gueldner, Ph.D., MSE, Licensed Psychologist.
“Gift of a Lifetime is indeed that…a story of how the simplest words can have the most impact on our lives.” ~ Salley Gibney, You are Never Alone Foundation
“Sue’s ability, through dialogue, to share Fanny’s voice and powerful role in Sue’s developing years is a gift to readers.” ~ Mary B Kurtz, author
Share this warm hearted story with your family this holiday season! It is available in the following three reading choices. How To Order:
Author Sue Batton Leonard has won three Book Awards for her debut publication.
- Merit EVVY Award – Anthology
- 2nd Place EVVY Award – Audio Book
- Winner of Harvest Book Contest – Young Adult Category