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A Mulatto Slave, The Events in the Life of Peter Hunt, 1844-1915 By Denise I. Griggs
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This story is an introduction to young teens about families during slavery in America. It is written in the style of the Writer's Federal Project (WPA) of the 1930's, when African American former... More > slaves were interviewed. Peter Hunt was Mulatto, born of a slave owner and his slave, named America. Ironically, they were enslaved on a plantation in a town named Liberty. Peter Hunt's life is examined from oral family history, and historical documents of the political, cultural, and economic times during slavery in American history. After their Emancipation by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, Peter Hunt enlisted in the newly formed United States Colored Troops (USCT), for the Union Army during the Civil War. This story of Peter Hunt is a "must read" for teens, so that they may understand that life isn't always what it appears to be.< Less
A Mulatto Slave: The Events in the Life of Peter Hunt 1844 -1915 By Denise I. Griggs
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This story is an introduction to young teens about families during slavery in America. It is written in the style of the Writer's Federal Project (WPA) of the 1930's, when African American former... More > slaves were interviewed. Peter Hunt was Mulatto, born of a slave owner and his slave, named America. Ironically, they were enslaved on a plantation in a town named Liberty. Peter Hunt's life is examined from oral family history, and historical documents of the political, cultural, and economic times during slavery in American history. After their Emancipation by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, Peter Hunt enlisted in the newly formed United States Colored Troops (USCT), for the Union Army during the Civil War. This story of Peter Hunt is a "must read" for teens, so that they may understand that life isn't always what it appears to be.< Less
Return to the Table By Denise I. Griggs
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Many churches have some form of irreverent leadership, just like the man and woman in your church, both named Christian. They are often in competition with one another; however, they consider it... More > ministry. In this story of a fictional church, Sister Christian appears humble but is caustic; Brother Christian is conceited but thinks it is charisma. He is also a wife abuser, using scripture to manipulate her, and to validate his actions. After another fight, he quotes Psalm 23:1,5, The Lord is MY Shepherd; and Thou preparest a table before ME in the presence of mine enemies. Later, just before dozing off, he hazily envisions the Shepherd, standing right in front of him! He enters a dream state, but awakens in it to a troubling scenario. He has dared to enter "the presence" where his enemies stand, those who are unable to be seated at the Table. He ends up in a hellish Maze, and is wholly traumatized! Who or what did Brother Christian discover?< Less
The Creation Story, Told by the Wise and Majestic Oak Tree - The Genesis Account By Denise I. Griggs
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In this story, Brothers, Jeremy, age 12, and Jordan, age 10, love to play baseball more than anything else! Today is the big game! They hope to show off in front of Valerie and Kesha, and hear... More > everyone praise them about their baseball skills. Jeremy thinks that on the weekends, they should be able to do whatever they want instead of going to church. He begins to mock his Sunday School teacher who said, “trees clap their hands.” He and his brother begin laughing about it. Suddenly, someone calls their names, “Jeremy! Jordan! When they look around, no one is there! Jeremy jokes that maybe it’s the creepy old Oak tree next to them. Abruptly, a loud noise overhead causes the brothers to look up. That's when the branches of the tree slap together, and the Oak tree yells, “Pay Attention!” Jeremy and Jordan are about to learn valuable lessons about God, Creation, and the true meaning of praise. In addition, they will learn amazing things about themselves!< Less
The Wise Steward Book, for Children Only! Bible Principles for Managing Money By Denise I. Griggs
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Everyone needs a financial plan, including children. This book is for that purpose! The basic lessons in the material are easy to understand. In it are universal principles, Bible principles,... More > scriptures, clues, and worksheets to demonstrate the appropriate actions to take. Children will enjoy this book as a fun and easy way to learn about managing money. It will help them to understand why and how to become a wise steward. Parents will appreciate the simplicity of the book, schools, churches, and home schools can use it as a curriculum, or an additional resource to train their children.< Less