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S.D. Smith is a vanguard of beauty in modern children's fantasy. This West Virginian author writes new books with old souls. His stories of courage, valor, family, friendship, and honor reveal someone who truly loves children and battles alongside parents for the right development of their moral imaginations. It is a pleasure to support him and his writings. Together we "Bear the flame!"

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