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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 Books 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
Janie B. Cheaney: The problem with math

Janie B. Cheaney: The problem with math

Prioritizing theory over practical knowledge contributes to a fragile financial society

Identity is too heavy a weight for children to bear alone

Two writers escape evil ideologies through good questions

BOOKS | How a slave named Isabella became Sojourner Truth


A new government policy will, again, encourage irresponsible homebuying

When leaders fail to step up to challenges, everyone does what’s right in his own eyes

Some questions to ask before jumping into the public fray

Over 60 years after the Port Huron Statement laid out goals for changing society through higher education, Florida takes steps to reverse the leftward course of universities

Clinging to victimhood will only lead to greater mental anguish

Lazarus’s resurrection is a beacon of hope for Christians who grieve