Janie B. Cheaney

Janie is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine based in Missouri. She writes novels for young adults, is the author of the Wordsmith creative writing series, and reviews books at RedeemedReader.com. Follow Janie on Twitter @jbcheaney.

Book of Judith

by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/27/07, 12:00 am

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Wilbur force

Movie | The voice of Wilbur in Charlotte's Web is that of Dominic Scott Kay, a 10-yeaer-old who describes himself as "a very strong Christian"
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 12/16/06, 12:00 am

Charlotte's Web, first published in 1952, was E.B. White's second book for children. Unaffected and gently humorous, the story became an instant classic and a mainstay of "best books" lists ever since. An animated musical version came and went in the 1980s, but the buzz surrounding the first live-action film, opening Dec. 15, indicates it's a keeper.

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Kids calling

| Children ages 10-14 are the fastest-growing group of new cell-phone users
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 11/18/06, 12:00 am

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