Dancing With Tex

The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes

Children - Non-Fiction
48 Pages
Reviewed on 09/10/2016
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Author Biography

Lynn Bogen Sanders, Founder/President of Difference Makers Media, LLC has loved writing ever since she could hold a pencil. Lynn is passionate about bringing stories to life, especially motivating, empowering and inspirational stories that touch the heart.
Her credits include:
Children's author, "Social Justice: How You Can Make A Difference," published by Capstone Press.
Lyricist: WGN-TV: Chicago's Very Own Channel 9.
Author: Dancing With Tex: The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes.
Lyricist: Children's musical: "A Whooper's Tale: The Incredible Story of Tex." (a fictionalized version of my book.)
2007 - "Community Angel Award"
Lynn is an award-winning writer, video producer, Strategic Attraction coach and media host of, "The Difference Makers."
Born in Chicago, and now living in Winnetka, Illinois, Lynn is married to Joel and has two sons, Jordan and Andrew, along with a miniature poodle named Henrietta. For those who'd like free story marketing tips, register your name at: www.DifferenceMakersMedia.com.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Dancing With Tex: The Remarkable Friendship To Save The Whooping Cranes by Lynn Sanders is an uplifting story about saving the Whooping Cranes from extinction. It also speaks about the power of friendship. Tex was born in San Antonio Zoo and Fred, the zoo keeper, realized she was a special bird, a Whooping Crane. Tex, the Whooping Crane, loved people and George, a young man from Canada, loved Whooping Cranes. They become dance partners and they never thought their dancing would save the Whooping Cranes from extinction. It is a story of support, love, and friendship and how they never gave up on each other.

The story highlights the importance of passion, determination, perseverance, and persistence, and it shows George's determination to not give up despite facing setbacks many times. The illustrations are bright and colorful and they breathe life into the characters and the story. Young readers are educated about Whooping Cranes and the importance of preserving an endangered species. It's an excellent story for read aloud sessions in classrooms and school libraries. The questions and answers at the end, the discussion guide, and the 'get inspired' session are all useful for readers to ponder over, and inspires kids to create a better world for everyone to live in.