Travis' Ladder by Winnie Dowden Wyatt

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Travis, a twelve year old, views his life's challenges as climbing a ladder--just as his grandfather told him. He is helped in his ascent by his grandfather, folks with whom he lives, and his coach. He finds his first "love" and is rejected; he finds his strength, true friends, but almost slips off his ladder. He meets a man with a transplanted heart who helps him appreciate the goodness of life.
 

About Winnie Dowden Wyatt

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Winnie Dowden Wyatt is a native of Louisiana and a graduate of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She served as a missionary in Nigeria, West Africa where she worked with children's literature. She has had a number of stories and articles published from that era. One children's story, "A Pot of Water for Bokkas," first published in Child Life, was reprinted in a collection of Children Around the World. She has edited articles published by her husband, a dentist, in professional publications. Three novels by Wyatt--The Little Dry, and The Peeled Ones Have Come, both with an African setting, and Three Glass Windows, set in rural America, have been published recently. The Wyatts live on a small ranch in Glen Rose, Texas. They have four sons: two are dentists, one holds a Doctorate in Mathematics and is head of the the math department at Tarlton State University; and one is a minister.
 
Published February 22, 2011 by AuthorHouse. 64 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships.

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