Marion Dane Bauer was encouraged to become a writer by an aunt. Her first book, SHELTER FROM THE WIND, was published in 1976. Her novel ON MY HONOR, about a boy struggling with his part in the drowning death of a friend, was a Newbery Honor Book in 1987. She is well known for her candor in dealing with difficult subjects such as sexual abuse in FOSTER CHILD, psychological abuse in FACE TO FACE, and gay and lesbian issues in a collection she edited called AM I BLUE? COMING OUT FROM THE SILENCE.
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Christmas is twinkling through the town from candles on tables to lights on the trees. Let the real blinking lights on each page of this merry little book shine holiday cheer in your heart that you can share with the world!