Heroes and Hope

This book is to inspire you to share your talents and unique gifts so you will become an instrument of hope in this fast-changing world, to impart a concept or two that might lift you to higher ground.

As a life-long educator, Leon enjoys helping people learn. He  hopes that whatever wisdom he has gleaned from four decades of helping others through his personal and professional relationships can be imparted through the power of images, simple language, and practical tools and tips for life.

Each chapter includes a story and a picture to reinforce hope. What you see in the image will connect to the story, and together, the foundational concepts will integrate more strongly in your life, helping you move to joy-filled and hopeful living. I’ve also included some tips and tools at the end of each chapter to help you apply these concepts in your life. He hopes you find the marvelous Susan Volkmann’s illustrations as delightful and inspirational as he does. Many of these concepts are very simple and can be understood and shared by children, parents, and grandparents alike.

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Filled with real life experiences of heroes from Abraham Lincoln and FDR, to modern day NFL star Mike Utley, Heroes and Hope tells of overcoming the toughest of circumstances.

 If you want to learn how to sprinkle “Verbal Stardust” on your family, children, grandchildren,and friends, Heroes and Hope is the ticket! If you’re fortunate enough to have a father who is a hero to you, like Leon’s father, Harry, is to him, this would make a great Father’s Day gift.

Leon is giving the proceeds from Heroes and Hope to help kids attend college in honor of his sister who was denied the opportunity to attend kindergarten. Some books hit home runs; this hits two, one for the reader, and one for the kids who will receive the proceeds to attend college.

Heroes and Hope
Inspirational Themes
for Challenging Times

Leon McKinney

Publisher's Price $24.95

ISBN: 978-0-9841543-9-5
Hardcover
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Award-winning author Karin Mesa talks with the Studio 10 Morning Show team about her book, her love of illustrations, and what the Mom's Choice Awards means to her. Watch the interview here.