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Happy Birthday D.J.

Ages 9-13
ISBN 0-9716704-2-0
Pages: 80, Paperback
Excellent for middle readers
Price: $6.50 (free shipping)
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"Words to the Wise: A section of vocabulary-builder words at the front of the book. (Sample: exuberance, acrid, intravenous)"

"Happy Birthday, D.J." is a spellbinding novel about a handsome, athletic boy, D.J. Johnson, who is injured in a tragic fire. What's worse, he loses his memory about who he is, where he is, why he is. His hometown of Vidalia, La., rallies to help him rediscover hiself. This novel is bound to warm even the coldest heart.

Review: "D.J.'s story is special that it not only happens in a central Louisiana-area city - Vidalia - but the city becomes a character within itself. 'Happy Birthday, D.J.' is filled with emotional twists and turns, some sad, some humorous. The beauty of this story is that, to some extent, it actually could happen."

"D.J.'s story has touched a lot of hearts ..." - Alexandria, La., Daily Town Talk

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“Stairway to Reading” is a motivational, inspirational and educational program for young and middle readers (grades 2 through 8) created by inspirational author G. Mark LaFrancis, who is passionate about helping youngsters gain confidence and courage to both read and write. The project includes a book series, and writing and reading programs for schools and libraries. His work has won the hearts of young readers, teachers and parents. G. Mark LaFrancis takes pride in writing clean-language novels with positive characters and inspiring themes. Each novel comes with “Words to the Wise,” vocabulary-builder words, and suggested teaching projects. Visit our Stairway to Reading Program.