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Probity Jones And The Fear Not Angel (Paraclete Poetry) [Hardcover]

By Walter Wangerin, Jr. (Author) & Tim Ladwig (Illustrator)
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Item description for Probity Jones And The Fear Not Angel (Paraclete Poetry) by Walter Wangerin, Jr. & Tim Ladwig...

When she misses the Christmas pageant because she is sick, a young African American girl is visited by an angel who takes her back to witness the first Christmas.

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It was Christmas Eve. Probity's family was going to church for the Christmas pageant. Probity herself was to be the Fear Not Angel, the best part she ever had in her life. But Probity Jones was sick. She could hear her family laughing outside as they walked away to church. She gazed through the window at the lonely moon, perfectly round, perfectly white. And she felt miserable. Knock Knock Someone was knocking on their third-floor window. Probity caught her breath. Outside was a beautiful person dressed all in white, bright as the moon, and tall as the night. She opened the window on the tips of her fingers: Come, Probity Jones. It's time to go. And so begins a breathtaking flight up to the pathways of the moon, across a sea as deep as dreaming?and down, down to a Christmas pageant beyond imagining. And Probity is there, hovering above strangely familiar shepherds, joining the Fear Not Angel's great glad tidings. This is a story that will enchant the entire family and br

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Probity Jones And The Fear Not Angel (Paraclete Poetry) by Walter Wangerin, Jr. & Tim Ladwig has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Christian Advance - 09/01/2005 page 72
  • Ingram Children's Advance - 10/01/2005 page 50

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Paraclete Press (MA)
Running Time: 14.00 minutes
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 10.5" Height: 8.5"
Weight:   0.58 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2005
Publisher   Paraclete Press (MA)
Age  6-9
Edition  ansformation  
ISBN  1557254575  
ISBN13  9781557254573  

Availability  0 units.

More About Walter Wangerin, Jr. & Tim Ladwig

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Walter Wangerin Jr. is widely recognized as one of the most gifted writers writing today on the issues of faith and spirituality. Starting with the renowned Book of the Dun Cow, Wangerin's writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, children's story, meditation, and biblical exposition. His writing voice is immediately recognizable, and his fans number in the millions. The author of over forty books, Wangerin has won the National Book Award, New York Times Best Children's Book of the Year Award, and several Gold Medallions, including best-fiction awards for both The Book of God and Paul: A Novel. He lives in Valparaiso, Indiana, where he is Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.

Walter Wangerin currently resides in Valparaiso, in the state of Indiana. Walter Wangerin has an academic affiliation as follows - Valparaiso University.

Walter Wangerin has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Day You Were Baptized

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Angel love  Jun 3, 2000
A heartwarm story about Christmas. A nice story that shows the happy and unhappy parts about life with a little Christmas magic (an Angel). It looks at not just inner city life but family life and love.

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