Author Candace Avents Offers a Unique and Lesson-Filled Tale of Friendship and Courtesy in New Book

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‘Gimme Will Not Get It’ is a story of two friends and how they learn the importance of good manners.

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Gimme Will Not Get It is a colorful and delightful book that teaches children that manners are a must.

Join Candace Avents as she carefully pens a delightful and lesson-filled tale of two friends and their unique and inspirational relationship of helping each other to become better individuals in Gimme Will Not Get It.

Jack and Sammy are very good friends. While growing up, they played sports, rode bikes, built club houses, went to school...well, they pretty much did everything together! Jack and Sammy were inseparable. Growing up in the same neighborhood was very helpful to their friendship; they could even have dinner together at least three times a week! These friends could not be separated. Although they love to hang out together and simply enjoy life in the 3rd grade…these boys are very different from one another. Jack is very respectful and laid back. Sammy, however, is very rude and doesn’t consider other people’s feelings when he speaks.

Jack and Sammy will learn a lot about friendship and manners during their 3rd grade school year in Mrs. Patty’s class. The ride is a bit bumpy, but in the end…everyone is a winner. The unique friendship between Jack and Sammy will give you a greater appreciation for 3 little words: please and thank you!

Brimming with life lessons and pure human emotions, Gimme Will Not Get It is a colorful and delightful book that teaches children that manners are a must. This books aims to raise awareness that can stimulate children to embrace the art of being courteous.

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About the Author

Candace J. Avents is a business owner, administrator, educator and motivational speaker. As the Director of Christian Education at Little Grove Baptist Church, she has a passion for seeing children reach their full potential. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, she is the daughter of Ralph "Ricky" and Lynnette Battle Richardson. Candace graduated from I.C.Norcom High School where she met and later married the love of her life, Detric O. Avents. Currently they reside in Suffolk with their talented and energetic children, Brendin and Breyauna Lynnette. Candace is also a graduate of Liberty University, Lynchburg Virginia and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education. As a talented blogger, Candace has inspired thousands to overcome obstacles in their personal and professional lives ( "Gimme Will Not Get It" is her first book to be published.

Gimme Will Not Get It by Candace Avents
Publication Date: 4/23/2013
Picture Book; $21.99; 44 pages; 978-1-4836-2013-8
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 44 pages; 978-1-4836-2014-5
Ebook; $3.99; 978-1-4836-2015-2

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