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Penny J. Johnson is a writer and an editor. Her poetry works include The Last Time We Were Children and While Bethlehem Sleeps. Penny lives in Minnesota with her husband, their three sons, and their two Labrador Retrievers.


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The Last Time We Were Children
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“So much in writing depends on the superficiality of one's days.”
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“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”
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“Sin is a thing that writes itself across a man's face. It cannot be concealed.”
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Welcome to a friendly corner of Facebook! We began the challenge of reading 75 books a year several years ago . . . since then, many of us have gotten...more
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I will be available from October 26, 2012 to December 31, 2012 to answer questions about my new book While Bethlehem Sleeps.



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Melissa Penny,

Do you think the girls would like the Chet Gecko books? If so, I might ask to borrow one to try out on them.

Melissa


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Penny Thanks, Deb! :)


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Deb Welcome to Goodreads, Penny!


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