Zondervan to publish Palin bio for tweens
Zondervan, a Christian book publisher, will release Sarah Palin’s story for tweens, children aged nine to 12.
The Grand Rapids, Michigan based firm is a division of HarperCollins Publishers. They will publish Speaking Up: The Sarah Palin Story under its
The book will form part of a series of biographies of different Christians who have made a difference in the world for the same age market. It aims to feature Christians who are active in the world and prominent in the news, Anchorage Daily News said.
It is also hoped that the books will portray role models for tweens to serve as an encouragement to make their own mark in the world, To The Center said.
Other biographies have been made of 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and U2 frontman Bono, the Anchorage Daily News said. Their biographies will be released in September.
Last April, Brazilian soccer player Kaka’s bio was released for the series, the New York Times said.
The Palin biography for children is unauthorized and will be based on research through articles and Palin’s own autobiography, Going Rogue: An American Life. The tweens’ version will reflect Palin’s strength of character, perpetuated by her faith, To The Center said.
ZonderKidz series, the New York Times said.
Palin often spoke of her faith as former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee, Anchorage Daily News said.