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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
Dogmatic dangers

Dogmatic dangers

Liberal Christians punish harshly what they consider apostasy
A college’s fight over racism illuminates the Equality Act
Suffering is real, but it shouldn’t change our identities
2020 made it even harder to find good reads for young minds. Here are our recommendations, along with resources for the adults helping them

Take perfection when you can get it
A new movement aims to marginalize books showcasing the "white lens"
Five books showcasing real-life drama
Children’s Book of the Year: A fantastical memoir sheds spiritual light with literary might
New title releases show the spreading influence of a controversial academic framework
The world tells one narrative, but the Bible tells another