Lithonia, GA, January 29, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- During one of Ms Frazier’s fifth grade bible lessons on forgiveness at Noah’s Christian Academy, Caleb daydreams about being constantly bullied by the school’s gang. They began teasing him when they found out he was living in a foster home. Caleb concentrates on doing well in school and helping his favorite teacher by doing small chores for her. One day Caleb stumbles upon intruders defacing and destroying the school’s computer lab. His main tormentor, Leander is accused by the principal of being involved. However, Caleb knows the truth and has to make a decision of whether to tell the truth or get revenge. Will Caleb be able to forgive those who have abused him?
While it is at its core a story of perseverance, pain, and character building, An Act of Forgiveness is also a challenging parable about the pitfalls of moral judgment, acts of kindness, and forgiveness.
His character is tested every time he is taunted, teased, and eventually beat up by bullies of the private school he attended, but still later on forgave them.
An Act of Forgiveness is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Children’s Fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and all-encompassing online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, An Act of Forgiveness meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $12.95.
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Lily L. Ratliff is a professional speaker, entrepreneur, and the author of the inspirational memoir, The Life of a Lily: Growing in His Strength, Blooming in His Love, a Black Christian Book Distributor’s Top 50 Independent Publishers Bestseller. She was a finalist in the 2008 Indie Book Awards and is a Cambridge Who’s Who of Professionals, Executives, and Entrepreneurs Honorary Member. By day, she is an educator and lives with her family in the Atlanta area.