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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.


Average rating: 3.91 · 11 ratings · 4 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Last Time We Were Children
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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While Bethlehem Sleeps
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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“So much in writing depends on the superficiality of one's days.”
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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 Goodreads! We began the challenge of reading 75 books a year several years ago . . . since then, many of us have gotte...more
82338 Q&A with Penny J. Johnson — 7 members — last activity Jan 01, 2013 08:18PM
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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Deb Welcome to Goodreads, Penny!


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Penny Thanks, Deb! :)


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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