Midland, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2011
In her new children’s book, Sierra, The Unwanted Cat, author and teacher Betty Jean Lathan shows her readers how persistence and patience pays off. Sierra, a black and white alley cat on a mission to find the perfect home, meets pleasant people while on her journey, but must persist in her quest until she finds the perfect match. On one fateful snow day, and after meeting several nice people who simply didn’t feel like family, Sierra finds twice the love she ever predicted in the form of twin brothers, Omar and Kadar.
Children reading Sierra, The Unwanted Cat will learn the value of taking disappointments in stride. They’ll see how, with a little faith and persistence, true friendship is worth the wait. Readers can expect to learn a valuable lesson, view brilliant color illustrations, and delight in Sierra’s happy ending.
Lathan previously published a children’s book, The Failed Plans of Matilda and the Nurse That Caused Unhappiness. She has written all her life, but after the death of her husband, started seriously pursuing her dream twelve years ago.
About the Author
Betty Jean Lathan taught in the public school system for thirty-five years and retired as a department chair in Midland, Texas. She started teaching at one of the local Midland Charter Schools in the last four ears, most recently working part time as a speech communication teacher.
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