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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Book of the Day May 25

Destiny, a children's book by Charles Reap

This little story is for youngsters up to the age of perhaps 10. It is about a tiny sprig of a post oak that grows in a huge forest totally consisting of pines. It is resented and not wanted by the pines, does not understand why it was thrust into such a place and is unmercifully teased and tormented by the older pines. In the end, however, it perseveres and progresses to its intended destiny as a lovely shade tree in a restful meadow. The story presents to youngsters that they can succeed in life even through adversity.

Word Count: 1300
Pages to Print: 28 
Price: 3.99


A post oak unexpectedly grows in an exclusively pine forest, is unwanted, shunned and teased, but finally outlives the pines and proves its destiny as a very lovely tree. Destiny by Charles Reap. Available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, other fine eBook vendors and Gypsy Shadow Publishing at:


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