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A story of the hope of resurrection and new life symbolized in the sand dollarfor ages 4-8
Margaret, age fifteen, and Kerry, age eight, are sisters from the urban North and are sent to visit their Aunt Jane, who lives in a tidewater area on the rural southern coast. Kerry doesnt know why she has been sent away, only that her mother and father are fighting.
Kerry finds reassurance, however, in a new frienda cheerful boy named Jack who plies the waterways of the marshy tidewater in his little dinghy as he searches for crabs. Jack is only twelve, but seems wise beyond his years because he is in tune with the ebb and flow of nature and the wisdom of the seasons. He knows life is designed to be full of change.
Jack uses Kerrys discovery of a sand dollarand the coming Easter seasonto help her see that the pain and uncertainty she feels now is but a "season." The story of Jesus suffering and resurrection as reflected in the sand dollar serves as a parallel to her pain. Kerry learns that with Gods help she can have hope for a better future.
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About the Author
Chris Auer of Savannah, GA, is a seasoned screenwriter and adapted The Legend of the Candy Cane for video. He has numerous scriptwriting credits, including More True Stories from Touched by an Angel with CBS. He was the creator-executive producer for the half-hour series Big Brother Jake from 1990 to 1994 and also worked for NBC's The Cosby Show.
Rick Johnson lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, with his wife, Gail, and their two children.