C. Gordon Thomas Reminds Parents to Let Children Experience Life

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New book "The Adventures of Jack and Jim" follows two boys on exciting, sometimes dangerous, adventures.

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Set in the era of the Great Depression, “The Adventures of Jack and Jim” (published by Trafford Publishing) portrays a catastrophic period of time when people in America drew together in solidarity, neighbor helping neighbor. It is in this atmosphere that C. Gordon Thomas introduces his protagonists: Jack and Jim.

Two young, teenage boys, not fully aware of the calamitous environment in which they find themselves, Jack and Jim become immersed in a tangle of exciting and sometimes frightening adventures. Each chapter is based on a different, but real event from the author’s life as the boys find ways to earn money for themselves and their parents and search for experiences and excitement.

The Adventures of Jack and Jim” has a lesson for parents: the story illustrates how having freedom to make unregimented decisions during childhood can help develop integrity and mature young minds – but also that those decisions can lead to dangerous conclusions if left unchecked.

“It is important for parents to remember not to stand over their children and shut them down, but to gently guide them when they obviously need help or ask for it, also to reward them when the occasion arises,” urges Thomas.

“The Adventures of Jack and Jim”
By C. Gordon Thomas
Hardcover | 7 x 10 in | 132 pages | ISBN 9781425159092
Softcover | 7 x 10 in | 132 pages | ISBN 9781425113292
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
C. Gordon Thomas is a retired physicist living on the central coast of California. He was awarded an outstanding citation from the Secretary of the Navy for work on sintered powered metal studies. In 1981, he formed a successful state-of-the-art corporation in scientific investigations into various industry failures. Included were studies of microchips, metal failures, and aircraft crashes, using the latest scientific equipment.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.

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