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Valerie Harmon is a voracious reader, a teacher of Shakespeare and Essay Writing, a free-lance editor, a children's e-book blogger, and a Mom. So, of course, she writes children's books! She lives in the Western United States with her children and husband and more books than bookshelves.


My book The T-Rex Who Wanted To Be A Longneck just received the Reader's Choice 5 Star Award and a fabulousreviewfrom Reader's Favorite.

This means my illustrator, Carol Stevens, is in the process of adding this badge....
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Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Foster W. Cline
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I have six children and half of them are teenagers. The older half. Which means adolescence is fairly new territory and that they are all my guinea pigs. More than anything, I want my parenting to be a positive experience for all of us (translation: ...more
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I read this when it first came out and I enjoyed it. But I didn't get back to it for several years. With all three books out, and with my teenage boys recommending it to me, I listened to this series as I cleaned house. And WOW, it is fabulous.

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The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson
The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3)
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I LOVED this book! I cried at the end. Just a little.

This is the final book in the Mistborn series. Over and over it feels like all is lost for the good side, but then...they survive just a little longer. I was on the edge of my seat by the end. With
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Stick's Masterpiece by Spencer Hanson
Stick's Masterpiece
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Stick doesn't feel like she can paint and is too scared to try. But when a bird is hungry she paints him food and goes on to paint help for many animals. In the end, she discovers that her acts of service while painting has created a masterpiece.

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Blucy by Julia Dweck
Blucy: The Blue Cat
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Mandy finds an unusual cat, Lucy, whose fur turns blue when she arrives at her new home from the pound. Newly named Blucy (because of her fur color--so adorable!) Blucy camouflages herself and destroys things until Mandy makes a discovery.

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