Eric Walters

Eric Walters’ young adult novels have won more than 100 awards, including several Forest of Reading awards, the Blue Heron Book Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award. A former social worker and elementary school teacher, he is the founder of The Creation of Hope, an organization dedicated to caring for orphans in the Mbooni district in Kenya. Walters presents My Name Is Blessing, based on the true story of a young, disabled Kenyan boy who must journey to an orphanage when his grandmother is unable to care for him.

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