Jimmy Osmond of the Osmond Family and Children’s Author


      When Regnery Kids contacted me about reviewing Jimmy Osmond's children's book Awesome Possum Family Band I jumped at the chance.  I use to watch The Osmonds on TV and loved the Donny & Marie show so much. I was so enthralled with the crew, my mother had a friend who worked with them over at ABC (remember back in the day when there were only 12 stations?) and was able to get a signed photograph of them.  I can still remember how excited I was and the autographed photo was my prized possession for years! Talk about memory lane!  Jimmy is the youngest of the Osmond Family and shares his personal story of finding his special talent to bring to the Osmond Family band. As the youngest, Jimmy reached out to his older siblings to dabble in their special talents, but with no luck in finding his own. With the help and patience of his Mother, Jimmy was able to … [Read more...]

Book of the Week :: The Remarkable Ronald Reagan by Susan Allen

The Remarkable Ronald Reagan

  No matter which side of the fence you are on in regards to politics - it is hard not to admire the amazing story of Ronald Reagan, who became our 40th President in 1980.  He was known as a hardworking young man by his friends and family who nicknamed him "Dutch."  Susan Allen is the author of The Remarkable Ronald Reagan: Cowboy and Commander in Chief and served as the First Lady of Virginia when her husband, George Allen, was elected as the Commonwealth's 67th governor.  She was very active as First Lady and worked on many initiatives that included tourism, breast cancer awareness, and children's issues.     Her father-in-law is a famed NFL head coach and Chairman of The President's Council on Physical Fitness and while accompanying him to a trip to the Oval Office, she had the opportunity to meet Ronald Regan.  Apparently President Regan inspired her … [Read more...]