Retired pastor returns to Bookworks with his latest children’s story

staunton2editsGrandpa’s Little White Truck Goes on Picnic by Jerry Johns is a fun story about an outside celebration, a picnic, where grandchildren and grandparents have a simple but wonderful time in the great outdoors. Every celebration has some problem, and Grandpa solves this one … plus the “Little White Truck” even gets a surprise!

Jerry John is a retired United Methodist minister who served forty-two years in churches across Virginia.  He and his wife Mary now live in Harrisonburg where he is embarking on his ‘second career’ as an author.  His first children’s book, Grandpa’s Little White Truck, was followed by Fee the Flea … both released in hard- & softcover editions, and as coloring books!  Following these came Great Living, a daily devotional, and now the second title in the “Grandpa’s Little White Truck” series is out.

Book-signing at Bookworks, 101 W. Beverley St., Staunton, on Saturday, August 3rd … 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

Buy here.

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