GREAT NEWS: New Book Inspires Kids to Meet Challenges with Patience & Persistence

"This story is a true gem and one that will inspire children for years to come." Renee Hand, award-winning adult and children's books author.
By: Maine Author/Illustrator Bette A. Stevens
BANGOR, Maine - March 23, 2013 - PRLog -- ELEVEN 5-Star Reviews for AMAZING MATILDA: A Monarch's Tale by Bette A. Stevens

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atilda becomes discouraged when she is unable to fly during the early stages of her metamorphosis. But this amazing monarch never gives up on her dream. Unlike her meadowland friends, Matilda doesn't want to leap onto ledges or bound across fields, She only wants to fly. Matilda's friends laugh at her. They wonder: How can a creature without wings ever hope to fly? While Matilda progresses from egg to butterfly, her friends recall how they felt before they could do all of the things that they wanted to do. Encouraged by her friends, Matilda learns that if she keeps trying, she can do anything that she really wants to do.

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Bette A. Stevens received her B.S. in Elementary Education at University of Maine at Orono before embarking on graduate courses in Curriculum Studies at Chapman University in California. She has taught in elementary and middle-school classrooms in California and Virginia. Stevens is retired and living in Maine. AMAZING MATILDA is Stevens's second children's book.
She has written articles for ECHOES: The Northern Maine Journal of Rural Culture.

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