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* Featured Title * The Bridge of the Golden Wood by Karl Beckstrand

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Genre: Nonfiction, Business, Children
Format: eBook, Print
Publication Date: January 25, 2017


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A child with a knack for solving problems helps some hungry fish and finds a treasure. Illustrated folk tale teaches the value of work and comes with money-making activities; ideas for businesses; and online resources (for ages 5 and up). 8.5"x8.5", 26 pages, 530 words

Q&A

What inspired you to write this book? This can be an event that happened in your life, maybe you saw a need that needed to be filled. Let us know what motivated you to write the book.
observing no curriculum to teach children how to earn a living
What is one of the most important points you make in the book? Why do feel this one point is important? Let us know what makes this point so meaningful to you.
Helping others can lead to experience, which can lead to a vocation
Who are some of your favorite authors?
Shel Silverstein, David McCullough
What are you currently reading?
Problems in American Colonial History
What do you enjoy doing when you are not reading or writing?
Music, socializing, volleyball
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about the book?
Comes with money-making activities; ideas for businesses; and online resources on finding customers, managing money, and moving up in an organization (for entrepreneurs ages 5 and up). Young children will be captivated by the story; older ones will want to apply the things they learn.

About Karl Beckstrand

Karl Beckstrand, reprinted with permission.
Karl Beckstrand is the bestselling and award-winning author of 18 multicultural books and more than 50 e-book titles (reviews by Kirkus, School Library Journal, The Horn Book blog, ForeWord Reviews). Raised in San Jose, CA, he has a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a broadcast & film certificate from Film A. Academy. Since 2004 he has run Premio Publishing. A college media instructor, Beckstrand contrasts traditional with digital book publishing. He has presented to Taiwan’s Global Leadership for Youth, city and state governments, festivals, and schools. Beckstrand's nationally lauded Y.A. stories, e-book mysteries, ESL/ELL Spanish/bilingual books, nonfiction, and wordless books feature ethnically diverse characters—and usually end with a twist. His work has appeared in: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Border’s Books, Costco, Deseret Book, iBooks, The Children’s Miracle Network, LDS Film Festival, the U.S. Congressional Record, Papercrafts Magazine, and various broadcasts.

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The Bridge of Golden Wood will be available for free sometime before April 25, so make sure to keep an eye out for this wonderful promotion!

Thank you, Karl, for taking the time to answer some questions and featuring The Bridge of Golden Wood on the blog.