Sep 11

PREPARING TO LAUNCH: Counting Blessings; Stealing Sunlight

Hey kids—and the grownups who love them! Check this out:


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Counting Blessings is a picture book written for kids ages 2-5. It teaches numbers 1-10, introduces kids to the concept of a blessing and helps them look at things in the world as gifts from God. This rhyming book was a ton of fun to write and illustrate. I hope you and a child you love will love it too.


8 Bless num 29 Bless 2 hands



Stealing Sunlight is a middle grade novel written for big kids (ages 9-12). It is a realistic fantasy adventure filled with humor and a theme of finding courage amid fear. Specifically…

STEALING SUNLIGHT front cover only

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There is something strange about St. Opal Lightfoot’s Academic Residence—silver walls, static electricity and the fact that none of the kids have any memory of their families. The school’s strangeness is the least of Bernie Banks’ worries though. He’s failing almost every class and is in danger of being kicked out of school—the only home he has ever known.

When Bernie and his solar project teammates discover an underground world, they learn that both the world above and the world below the surface are in danger from what archaeologist Peter Potstop is doing to the Great Pyramid.

Can Bernie and his friends get to Egypt in time to stop both worlds from exploding? Do they even know how?

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These two kids’ books will officially launch along with I am Rahabthe sixth book in the With Faith Like Hers Bible study series on Saturday.

I and 19 other local authors will participate in Idaho Author Day Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Caldwell Public Library.

You can find more of my books there, along with many books written by some other great Idahoan authors.

Please join us for the fun!





2017 ICAN card scan


  1. Becki Mason

    How exciting to be launching these books at the same time! I’m very happy for you and just ordered 2 of the Counting Blessings for the youngest great-grandkids;)

    Love and Hugs,

    1. carolwritesbooks@gmail.com

      Awe…thank you, Becki! I hope your great-grandkids love it!

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