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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
Something to stand on

Something to stand on

An Englishman tries to embrace Islam and the West
America may or may not have a fine future, but believers definitely do
A great hymn came from the pen of a troubled—and troublesome—man
Calls for social justice are sometimes just ruinous calls for payback

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A brief history of alienation
Mental illness, like physical illness, may afflict Christians in this world
Children’s novels of the year: When the ordinary becomes extraordinary
Children’s nonfiction book of the year: One theologian’s struggle to understand God and defeat Hitler
A wave of activist-themed children’s books has surged in the Trump era
A Q&A with author and illustrator John Hendrix