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J Richard Knapp
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Author, Children's Books, YA Books, Fiction
Author, Children's Books, YA Books, Fiction

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Spring Is Coming!
Some parts of the country have groundhogs to determine the coming of spring, but not in Western Oregon! Each spring the turkey vultures migrate from the tropics back to Oregon to signal the beginning of spring. In the fall, these large birds return to the t...

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President's Day Question
Which U.S. President gave only 2 speeches in his two terms?  Answer on  http://ow.ly/47UF309bfgZ

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Teaching Thinking In The Home
Do you truly teach your children to think?  I recently had the opportunity to observe a 10-year-old boy learning to code a basic computer program. For those of us computer challenged, coding is the programming language that designs software, apps, computer ...

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Are Children So Different Today?
    I recently overheard a person negatively state, " The children of today are not like the children when I was a kid! " Really? My mind immediately pictured events in my own childhood, my own children and grandchildren, and the many kids that I shared a p...

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Secret
Want to know the secret of 44 years of marriage... never end a day without saying you love each other - and mean it! http://www. knappstory.com /  

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A Great Recipe
Are you looking for a great Mar Far Chicken and Pink Sauce Recipe?   Mar Far Chicken 2 lb. uncooked chicken breast or boneless chicken 1-cup flour 5 Tbsp. cornstarch 1 egg 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. Pepper   Oil for frying 1 1/4 cup ice water (you must make sure ...

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Writing Stories Relevant To The Reader
     One of the greatest perks of being an author for children and teens is the opportunity to visit with the readers either in person or live on the internet. At a recent 'Author Talk', I was visiting with approximately fifty or so kids between the ages of...
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