Thursday, January 8, 2015

Book Beginning: Their Name is Today


Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name.

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The cry of a newborn baby catches at the heart.

-- Their Name is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World by Johann Christoph Arnold, foreword by Mark K. Schriver.

I'm interested in learning more about this book's promised "creative ways to give children the time and space they need to grow" and how the author proposes to defend "the joy and wonder of childhood."


Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I love the sound of this one...

Sandra Nachlinger said...

As a grandmother, I'm definitely interested. I'll look forward to your review.

Yvonne@fiction-books said...

Hi Gilion,

The concept of your book, is definitely an interesting one, although I am not so sure that the downturn in worldwide society in general, hasn't gone so far as to be irreversible! I would like to think not, so I'll be interested in what you think of this one!

Thanks for the re-tweets and have a great weekend :)


JLS Hall said...

That's certainly a lovely beginning. Hope the rest of the book is that intriguing.

Cynthia said...

That one sounds really good

Katherine P said...

That's a powerful beginning. I'm curious about how the book delivers on the premise. Sounds interesting!

Anonymous said...

What a powerful beginning and one I while heartedly agree with!

SherryGLoag said...

Wow I have to agree, a very powerful beginning.

Elizabeth said...

I needed this about 31 years ago, but my son turned out ok regardless. :)

Sounds very good.

Thanks for sharing.

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Topazshell said...

I love the title of the book your reading.

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