Tami Brumbaugh is a teacher and freelance writer. Although born in Colorado, she now lives with her husband and two daughters (and numerous pets) in Olathe, Kansas. She is passionate about writing uplifting, character-building stories for children and teens. She also thrives on writing stories about nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping people in need around the world. Several of these books were published by Beacon Hill Press and Rock Hill Press. Her short stories have been published by Pockets, On the Line, Celebrate, Shine Brightly, Partners, and Discoveries. Please continue to check Smashwords.com for her growing list of ebooks.
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Plunge through a hole in a vine wall into a land based on John 15. The land is tended by a mysterious gardener and threatened by a deceptive crow. Readers will witness Bethany grow as she learns to place her confidence in the Gardener and stands up for what is right. The story also encompasses the life, death and resurrection of Christ to complete the journey of redeeming grace.
A Navajo girl named Michelle works in her uncle's stable, earning a horse of her own. Her alcoholic father loses their home and land through gambling, which also results in the loss of the filly. Michelle is devastated and avoids anyone associated with her loss, especially her father. Her grandmother presents her with the choice to persevere and grow or withdraw and wither.
Jenurus loves to gather food, but resents having to share. A close call with a weasel results in Jenurus tumbling down a hill and breaking his leg. After benefiting from the generosity of the other chipmunks, Jenurus discovers the joy in being generous.
Kuntent is happy with his simple life until his frog friends introduce him to objects he thinks he can't live without. He begins an odyssey to a nearby store to find what he wants, but is injured and captured in the process. After his release, he realizes how to be content.
A cicada named Paeshunt does not want to burrow underground for seventeen years. Several narrow escapes force him to change his mind. He learns that life is much safer and sweeter when he is patient.
Leah struggles with the treatment she receives for looking different. An unusual unicorn understands her pain. Together they devise a plan to build confidence and to increase sensitivity in others.