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Strengthening Hearts and Minds: Poems for Children

Sharon R. Chace

Strengthening Hearts and Minds is a book of poetry that is implicitly spiritual. Without mentioning God, there is a pervading feeling that all people are equal in God's sight. Children of all backgrounds and ethnicities and with all types of interests, from basketball to art to cooking, are affirmed and therefore are strengthened in hearts and minds. This book firmly puts forth the notion that cultural diversity underscores the value of all children, and is a must-read for parents from all over the world.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Resource Publications (CA)
  • Publish Date: Dec 15th, 2023
  • Pages: 50
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.00in - 8.00in - 0.14in - 0.34lb
  • EAN: 9781666789737
  • Categories: Subjects & Themes - FamilySubjects & Themes - Religious

About the Author

Chace, Sharon R.: - Sharon R. Chace is an older yet intellectually lively writer and artist. She is poet laureate emerita of Rockport, Massachusetts. Her two most recent books are Biblical Poems Embedded in Biblical Narratives (Wipf & Stock, 2020) and Meet Me at the Ice Cream: New and Selected Poems (Resource, 2021). Writing is her best way of contributing to the ongoing discussion of what it means to be religious.

Praise for this book
"Sharon Chace has the rare gifts of kindness and sensitivity. Her poems share an insight that can make the ordinary seem extraordinary, even sacred. She sees children as the greatest gift and offers a volume that is a heartfelt gift. Illustrated by her daughter Amy, Strengthening Hearts and Minds is their second book for children. The tone is gentle, and her messages are simple celebrations of the diversity of childhood experiences. Sharon offers ways for kids to understand how one develops a calm character through everyday activities. It is a needed read to help them along the journey of growing up in a chaotic and hyper-stimulated world."

--Robert Whelan, poet and psychologist