Happy Reading by Vera - Children's Books

Life as a Children’s Book Author

Vera has always had an interest in becoming a children’s book author. She enjoys creating fun stories that captivate the hearts of little kids and she continues to work hard to make her dream into a reality.

Award Nominee Author Vera Harris' first books, "A Bee on My Bike" (2014) and "Zach and His Cat" (2015) both appeared in Storymonster.com, a family magazine 2015. "Where Shall We Go?" was also featured on Reading With Your Kids Podcast and is a Certified Great Read by Reading With Your Kids (#RWYK), and was awarded Author Talk About It Book Award 4/5 Stars 2015.  "Monica and Michelle Travel the World" was released April 2018. This book is also a Certified Great Read by Reading With Your Kids (#RWYK), a Finalist in the 2019 Best Book Cover Award by The Indie Author Legacy Award (IALW), a 2019 Finalist for Joy & Company Christian Literacy Award, and was awarded Honorable Mention 2019 Royal Dragonfly Book Award in the Picture Book Age 6 and Above Category. Vera also published a short fiction book titled, What? Jury Duty! in March 2018. Vera's 5th children book, M.J. and the Big Kitchen Window was released Sept 2020 and received The 2020 KidsShelf Cover Design Award. Vera' books have been a part of the Dallas, Texas Book Festival, Book Festival of Houston, Texas, Book Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, and various book expos/festivals/craft shows throughout the Dallas Fort Worth Area.

You can take a look at her books at the Dallas Public Library Dallas, Texas, Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library Forney, Texas, Some Savanna, Georgia Schools Libraries, Various Elementary Schools in East Texas, Houston, Texas and South Carolina, Amazon.com, Barnes & Nobles, this website or wherever books are sold. 

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Personal Life

Vera enjoy reading, traveling, and spending time with my family, most of whom fondly call me “Sister.” Aside from these hobbies, she also loves working in her church where she serve as the Presidents of the Women's Ministry, Pastor's Aide Ministry, and feeding the Homeless Ministry. 

Vera is a retired combat veteran where she served the U.S. Army with honor and distinction. Her dedication earned her two Bronze Star Medals, Army Commendation with "V" Device (Valor) and the The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWOT-EM) among other awards, commendations, medals and honors. 

Writing With Passion

It is her intent to encourage children to enjoy reading their favorite Children's Books.

Happy Reading by Vera