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The name on the ornament is Thomas Brandt, a fifteen-year-old still reeling from the implosion of his family-from years of verbal abuse from an alcoholic father to a struggling single mother who now finds herself and her children penniless. The only thing that has allowed Lynn to survive is her faith. Thomas shares that faith, but he also wonders why God has seemingly abandoned them.
Number of Pages: 291
Vendor: Howard Books
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 7.00 X 5.00 (inches)|
Walk To Beautiful: The Power of Love & a Homeless Kid Who Found the WayJimmy Wayne, Ken AbrahamW Publishing / 2014 / Hardcover$16.49 Retail:
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Paper Angels, DVDJohnson Production Group / 2015 / DVD$7.79 Retail:
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Kevin Morrell is a forty-three-year-old husband and father who runs a successful design and marketing firm now suffering in the current economy. Attempting to navigate the hectic Christmas mall traffic, Kevin stumbles across the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Project. His wife insists that he take a paper ornament.
The name on the ornament is Thomas Brandt, a fifteen-year-old still reeling from the implosion of his family—from years of verbal abuse from an alcoholic father to a struggling single mother who now finds herself and her children penniless. The only thing that has allowed Lynn to survive is her faith. Thomas shares that faith, but he also wonders why God has seemingly abandoned them.
Destined to become a holiday classic, Paper Angels shares “two intertwined stories about family life and hard times…the hope of the Christmas holiday and…the goodness and compassion of loving hearts” (RT Book Reviews).
RuthUpstate SCAge: 45-54Gender: Female4 Stars Out Of 5Paper Angels, 2014 editionNovember 21, 2015RuthUpstate SCAge: 45-54Gender: FemaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4It was a little slow to get into the story because of the different tracks - 2 families. When the location/setting became clear my interest perked.
The premise of giving and being thankful was neat. The "Angels" make me want to do something like the people in the story. Thomas was the best, to me. Very mature for a 15 year old. Expectations of and for the twins kept me on edge as well. This book will be on my keeper shelf!