Summerland Publishing Releases "Angel in My Backpack" by Rich Grimes

In the wake of terrifying school tragedies, we retain hope in the demonstrated kindness of others.

Santa Barbara, CA, January 13, 2013 --( Angel in My Backpack consists of five stories that chronicle the school life experiences of children whose destinies are shaped by the intervention of individuals within the school community. Challenged and discouraged, the children are transformed by many benefactors. But only one has the invisible wings. The book is feel good and a work of "heart." Most importantly it offers lessons of fundamental learning and hopeful living. The content in each story will appeal to a wide readership, especially educators.

About the Author:
Rich Grimes is an author, university professor, speaker, poet, proud father of two grown daughters and grandfather of three adorable children. A retired high school principal, he remains active in education teaching, conducting professional staff development workshops, writing articles for professional journals, and mentoring aspiring teachers.

Rich continues his professional commitment to teaching and learning and has successfully modeled effective teaching strategies for the past 15 years as an Adjunct Professor of Education at Azusa Pacific University, California State University, Pomona, and Chapman University. He currently serves as an education adjunct and university supervisor for Brandman University (affiliated with Chapman University) in Santa Maria, California. His book, Classroom Under Construction, published in 2006, is a valuable resource for teachers targeting instructional and student management strategies.

“Angel in My Backpack” by Rich Grimes
ISBN: 978-0-9837923-8-3, $17.95
Published by Summerland Publishing in California
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Jerry Newton