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Janie B. Cheaney

Janie B. Cheaney

Janie is a senior writer who contributes commentary to WORLD and oversees WORLD's annual Children's Book of the Year awards. She also writes novels for young adults and authored the Wordsmith creative writing curriculum. Janie resides in rural Missouri.

Articles by Janie B. Cheaney
Canada envy

Canada envy

Our northern neighbor has its virtues, but America’s role was to trailblaze freedom
God is at work even in church startups that fall apart
Spiritual prepping for a disaster looks a lot like normal Christian life
What the Fearless Girl statue really symbolizes is denial of reality

What is America’s calling in the world?
Nonfiction Book of the Year: Learning to see past outward appearances
Novel of the Year: The Secret Keepers wraps universal themes in a fun, absorbing story
Literary trends: When kids’ and teens’ books are rated ‘D’ for Discernment
Without divine guidance, ideals come with their own stumbling blocks
Presidential deception is hardly new