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My Pigeon Heart

Denise Sleete

Hardcover

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Hardcover (12/18/2012)

Description

You may never have been fond of pigeons in the past, but after reading the Mom's Choice Award and Pinnacle Book Achievement Award winning "My Pigeon Heart" (written for kids ages 5-13), you will look at pigeons in an entirely different light. Meet Midgie, a small orphaned white pigeon. She lives in a big city on a very special building--a beautiful cathedral. Her favorite resting spot is on a ledge next to a stained glass window, where she can hear the cathedral choir sing beautiful hymns and songs about God and Jesus. She describes her hard life in the big city, always searching for food and being hungry, although Sister Margaret Teresa, a kind cathedral nun, sometimes supplies the pigeons with biscuit crumbs. Midgie believes that God and His Son, Jesus, live inside the cathedral. She waits for them to come outside. They never do, so she believes they must have moved. Taking the advice of a song she heard, "Seek Jesus and you shall find Him," she begins her journey to the country to find Jesus. Trouble and great miracles await her

Everlasting Life Inc, 9780578136950, 100pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2013



About the Author

Denise Sleete has spent most of her life actively involved in volunteer ministries. Her very first ministry, at age twenty-two, was a dance program she formed in the basement of her church in Detroit, which gave children from low-income families an opportunity to take dance lessons. Denise also serves as a Eucharistic minister giving the Body of Christ in the sacred host to the congregation. Denise is a retired member of Dance Masters of America, and has won dozens of awards for choreography in national dance competitions. She is also a graduate of the Columbia School of Broadcasting. Denise worked as a voiceover commercial artist and was a newscaster on a West Palm Beach, Florida radio station. Denise has thirty-three years of dance teaching experience and is a part owner of the Piazza Dance Company in Northville, Michigan with her two sisters.