The Heart of the Matter — Marianne Richmond books

Be Brave Little One Activity Kit!

Author Bravery Children's Books Marianne Richmond books The Heart's Journey

Be Brave Little One Activity Kit!

In prep for my upcoming book tour (schedule on my home page), Sourcebooks and I put together a Be Brave Little One activity kit to “start a conversation about bravery in your  classroom, library or home.” You can download it here.  And if you want to pick up a copy of the book, you will can find it right now in store at Barnes and Noble as well as www.bn.com.  It's also available at many independent bookstore — find yours here —  as well as through amazon.com.  I was featured this month in Sourcebook’s Wonderland newsletter, answering Three Impossible Questions Before...

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A short story about love

Connection Grief Kindness Marianne Richmond books The Heart's Journey

A short story about love

My friend Deb left me a voicemail.  Deb’s college-aged daughter, Sam, was sad. Sam's roommate, Morgan, had just lost her dad. (l to r: Morgan, MC, KatBart and Sam)  Sam and her friends wanted to let Morgan know how much they cared about her and didn’t know exactly how to do that. “Will you mail Sam a copy of your Gift of a Memory book?” Deb asked me on voicemail.   I mailed Sam my book. And Sam, a typical teen who loves Instagram and SnapChat, carried the book around and asked people write notes to Morgan.   And they did.  Things like,...

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