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Press Releases from Halo Publishing International (44 total)

Kelci Hart Brock Introduces Children to the Magical World of Spirit Animals

San Antonio, TX - USA, July 24th, 2019 -- In the United States, people are identifying with their spirituality today more than ever before. Mindfulness practices such as meditation and yoga have become common in schools and at home, as research is already pointing to the myriad benefits. Kelci Hart Brock earned a master’s in accounting and went on to a successful career in the field, but she knew she was

Mary Ostrowski Helps Children Find Their Creative Voice

San Antonio, TX - USA, July 24th, 2019 -- With twenty years of experience as an educator, Mary Ostrowski knows how important it is to encourage children to express themselves thoughtfully. She has worked in public and private schools, in the United States and abroad, as a teacher and administrator. She worries that the current school system all too frequently forces teachers to “teach to the test,” thereby losing creativity

Award-Winning Book "Hair Loss: Options for Restoration and Reversal" Continues W …

Over 80 million people worldwide experience hair loss in their lifetime, with 50 million men and 30 million women affected. Yet so many of those who are impacted accept hair loss as inevitable. San Antonio, TX - USA, June 6, 2019 -- Award-winning author Gustavo Gomez is here to empower these individuals to make a change, providing valuable information about the many steps available that can actively improve and protect the

Teen Author Victoria R. Maybury Pens Unique Young Adult Novel

Upcoming teen author Victoria R. Maybury was six years old when she found her passion for writing and storytelling. San Antonio, TX, USA, May 10, 2019 -- In the words of Tom Hiddleston, "You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back, and you've climbed a mountain."

Emily Stalder Johnson Encourages Readers to Have Hope

San Antonio, TX, USA, March 26, 2019 -- In the words of Desmond Tutu, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Emerging author Emily Stalder Johnson was in first grade when her teacher assigned her to write a story for a younger student. From that day onward, she hoped and dreamed that she would become an author one day. Always an avid reader,

Cheryl Roy-Laber Uses Humor to Promote Anti-Bullying Message

San Antonio, TX, USA, November 22, 2018 -- More than 150 million Americans play video games, and 60 percent play video games on a daily basis with the average video gamer spending nearly 29 hours with a game console each month. By week, this accounts for three to five hours playing games on a device. Author and accountant Cheryl Roy-Laber affirms that these games can often be addictive for kids. “It

Matthew S. Miklasz Promotes Authenticity as a Key to Living an Impactful Life

San Antonio, TX, USA, November 7, 2018 -- Pastor Matthew S. Miklasz has witnessed the power of authenticity first-hand, drawing from both his theological training and his thirty years of coaching experience, where he has worked with both athletes and other pastors. With four children of his own, Miklasz is well aware of the pressure the next generations face to conform to societal expectations, whether iterated on the television or through

Drawing from Her Heritage Sherlett Hope-King Spreads Message of Diversity

San Antonio, TX, USA, Oct 26th, 2018 -- In the United States, the number of people from different ethnic groups has been increasing in the last decade. A study by the Houston Chronicle concludes that almost all communities are diversifying, with more inhabitants from racial and ethnic minorities than ever before. Educator and author Sherlett Hope-King knows first-hand the importance of this type of diversity in the classroom setting. “With my background

Peggy Palmer Finds Transformative Power in Positivity

San Antonio, TX, USA, Oct 18th, 2018 -- “People function better in life when they're able to look for the positive,” comments educator Peggy Palmer. “My vision is to propel people to a better place. My work is my passion.” From teaching 7th and 8th grade to her work in the non-profit world, Palmer has not only implemented her teaching about positivity in a professional context but also in a

Pam Saxelby Creates Resources to Make Difficult Conversations Fun for Children

San Antonio, TX, USA, October 9, 2018 -- Talking to children about childbirth is not always easy, but author Pam Saxelby knows that the conversation is important because kids are curious. She also insists it can be a fun! As an educator and author, Saxelby has over 25 years of experience teaching in Chicago where she has worked with students of different ages—from junior high to high school as well

New Storybook Helps Fathers Carve Out Reading Ritual With Their Child

When a father takes the time to read to his child, there is a big payoff, studies show. In fact, a 2014 Harvard study indicates that when dads regularly read bedtime stories to young children, it actually has a measurably bigger impact on the youngsters’ language development than when Mom reads. San Antonio, TX, USA, September 19, 2018 -- When a father takes the time to read to his child, there

Frances Ellen Walsh Embarks on an Unforgettable Journey

In our globalized world, there is cross-cultural contact that increasingly spans international borders. While online resources provide greater opportunities for travel, there is also more information about violence, conflict, and unrest in distant destinations. San Antonio, TX, USA, September 5, 2018 -- According to the U.S. State Department, travelers to Kashmir, India, are encouraged to exercise increased caution due to crime and terrorism. But Frances Ellen Walsh was not deterred from

Maria Shamkalian Imparts Lesson of Kindness to Combat Bullying

Bullying is a problem in schools nationwide, with 49% of children between grades 4 to 12 reporting being bullied by others at least once in the past month. San Antonio, TX, August 23, 2018 -- With a master’s degree in education, Maria Shamkalian knows that affecting change begins with early childhood education. “If you teach young children important lessons about kindness and accepting others, they are equipped with these skills for the

Elizabeth Williams Encourages Families to Have Fun Outside

San Antonio, TX, USA, August 17, 2018 -- People are spending more time than ever before inside, and according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average person in the United States spends only 7% of their lifetime outside. Health equity advocate and entrepreneur Elizabeth Williams is working to help parents and children alike reconnect with a love of the outdoors. “We are currently experiencing challenges that are specific to the age of

Aisha K. Guiles Empowers Others to Fulfill Their Walk with God

San Antonio, TX, USA, Jul 11th, 2018 -- With a background in biology and pre-medicine, Aisha K. Guiles has a unique perspective on spirituality that she is using to empower others. "I incorporate my own biology background by using spiritual senses through finite revelation," Guiles explains. "I had serious issues following traditional worship. Instead, my path was to follow a supernatural walk with God." From her experience as a child in the

Hola Publishing Expands in the Mexican Market, Calling for New Voices to Share t …

Hola Publishing International offers authors publishing and printing services with global distribution. San Antonio, TX, USA, July 2, 2018 -- New publishing and print options for authors are now available in the Mexican market. Hola Publishing International offers authors publishing and printing services with global distribution. The growth of this affordable publishing option has been limited in the Mexico market because printers only offer their services directly to traditional publishers. With already

David Rodriguez III on Putting Pedagogy in Action to Empower Young Learners

San Antonio, TX, USA, June 28, 2018 -- As a preschool teacher, David Rodriguez III knows first-hand that learning can take many shapes and forms. However, the importance of early education cannot be underestimated. In fact, according to UNICEF, "It is widely recognized that early childhood care and education form the foundation of a high-quality basic education." While Rodriguez's job description is helping his young charges acquire the skills and tools to

Jerome N. Okoye Advocates Invigorating Faith to Fulfill Our Human Potential

San Antonio, TX, USA, June 14, 2018 -- "You have been created for much more." Having overcome numerous adversities as a boy growing up in Nigeria, Jerome N. Okoye is creating a platform to share this powerful message. Although Nigeria is Africa’s biggest economy, about 67% of the population still lives below the poverty line, a reality with which Jerome is intimately familiar. From growing up as a child in Ajengule—one of Nigeria’s

Social-Emotional Learning an Indispensable Component of Childhood Development, E …

San Antonio, TX, USA, June 9, 2018 -- Social Education professionals, Jessica Tukaj and Amanda Derrick, are working to facilitate positive change within an education system that works on a “one size fits all” model. Standardized testing has been on the rise since 2002 when the No Child Left Behind act was passed. But these kinds of standardized tests have been shown to cause extreme stress in younger students, and it

Ilene Sims Encourages Others to Break Free and Become Empowered

Working as a pastor, Ilene Sims has been trained to listen and watch others carefully. San Antonio, TX, USA, May 30, 2018 -- “Working with young people and adults alike, I know firsthand that there can be, at certain times, many areas in our lives that are hurting.” This is a reality that she faces every day in her work as a hospice chaplain, giving spiritual guidance to those in need during

Patricia Cardenas Speaks Out Against Violence, Encouraging Other Survivors to Fi …

Abuse is a major problem in the United States where an estimated one in three women and one in four men have been physically abused by an intimate partner, according to the Center for Disease Control and Protection. San Antonio, TX, USA - May 12, 2018 -- Patricia Cardenas is a survivor in every sense of the word. Having lived the majority of her life homeless and in domestic violence relationships,

Shields Takes Readers on an Unforgettable Journey Into Loss and Love

What happens when you surrender and trust? This is the question central to Tim Shields’ first novel, "A Curious Year in the Great Vivarium Experiment." San Antonio, TX, USA - May 9, 2018 -- On the morning of his thirty-sixth birthday, Thomas Furey finds himself alone and jobless. Devastated by the recent loss of his mother, he feels untethered, like he is falling into the depths of something he can’t describe.

Linda A. Goodlin Delves into Immigrant Past, Conveys Important Message for Today

San Antonio, TX (USA), April 5, 2018 -- It was over a hundred years ago that her grandparents immigrated to the United States, but Linda A. Goodlin knew their story was a compelling one she had to share. Intrigued by their journey and experiences, Goodlin began researching her hometown, Rocktown, Pennsylvania. This research became the basis for her debut historical fiction, "From Across the Pond," that chronicles the trials and tribulations

New Children's Book "Forever Evergreen" Takes Readers on an Adventure to Learn A …

San Antonio, TX (USA), March 29th, 2018 -- In her debut children’s book, "Forever Evergreen," Kay Roberts tells the compelling story of Red, an adventurous sparrow who dares to leave his home in search of adventure. Red finds unexpected allies along the way, as he navigates the Enchanted Forest. However, when trouble befalls him, Red must rely on the help of his new friends if he ever wants to make

"The Boy Who Couldn't Be Seen" Provides Hope for Marginalized Children

Being a child no one wants is a horrible position for any youngest, especially the young boy in first time author, Michael Joffoy’s book “The Boy Who Couldn't Be Seen.” Denver, CO (USA), January 20, 2018 -- Being a child no one wants is a horrible position for any youngest, especially the young boy in first time author, Michael Joffoy’s book “The Boy Who Couldn't Be Seen.” Abandoned by his parents

"Hair Loss: Options for Restoration & Reversal" Wins the Best Book Awards for 20 …

Miami, FL (USA), January 04, 2018 -- Award-winning author Gustavo J. Gomez has once again received recognition for one of his thoroughly researched and well-received books. This time the award goes to his newest book “HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal” which was selected as an American Book Fest 2017 Best Book of the Year Finalist in the General Health category. “The Best Book Awards launched in 2003 by Jeffrey

Children's Picture Book "Faceless Beauty" Shares a Message of Worth and Value

This book is for all children who want to know just how special they are and what a difference they will make to the world someday. Deer Park, NY (USA), December 22, 2017 -- If you have ever questioned your worth or wondered what made you unique, Alexandra Coutrier’s new children’s book has the message you need to hear. We all need to know that we are special and have value

"Finding the Beautiful You" Guides Readers to Discover Their True Self

San Antonio, TX (USA), November 9th, 2017 -- Are you plagued by an inner voice reminding you of your faults and shortcomings? We all struggle with our self-confidence at some point and often question our self-worth. In Lisa Cassman’s latest book, “Finding the Beautiful You” she helps readers discover who they are. With a pen in one hand and the Bible in the other, Cassman guides readers through the process

Inspirational Business Book "Journey of North Denver Johnnie" Offers Advice on S …

Tampa, FL (USA), November 5th, 2017 -- In today’s business environment, professionals need to take charge of their career journey, however, that shouldn’t require reinventing the wheel. “Journey of North Denver Johnnie: Using Street Smarts to Add Value to Your Career” is filled with real life examples and lessons to help first time managers, front line employees and even senior managers get the most from their career. “I wanted to create

Gripping Novel "The Guardian of Aurum" Explores the Under World of Gold Mining

Mexico City, Mexico, September 16th, 2017 -- You are faced with a decision. Continue along the path of right and good or allow yourself to be enticed by the wealth and opportunities that are possible if you chose the alternative. This is the crux of the intense drama that surrounds the leading character, Aline Belanger, Canadian national, Security expert and one of the first female security officers in the world

First in the Series "Licensed to Steele" is a Wild Bank Heist Adventure from Beg …

San Antonio, TX (USA), September 1st, 2017 -- Have you ever stood in line at the bank, looked around and thought, I wonder what it would be like to rob this bank? How hard could it be? What would I do with the money? Author Noland Mattocks had similar thoughts and put his plans for bank robbery into the hands of Cameron Steele, stock broker, beach lover and fictional character.

Romona Robinson's "A Dirt Road to Somewhere" is Paved with an Undeniable Faith i …

Cleveland, OH (USA), August 01, 2017 -- Have you suffered failure, loss, betrayal, or just feel like you don’t measure up? If you want to know how Emmy Award-winning journalist Romona Robinson weathers these storms and achieves her success, “A Dirt Road to Somewhere” provides the answers. It is an inspirational memoir that fills readers with a sense of purpose and confidence and will leave them saying, “If she can

YA Novel "The Praying Pond" Explores Faith and the Power of Prayer Through Child …

Port St. Lucie, FL (USA), July 16th, 2017 -- Imagine kneeling beside still waters, lifting your prayer up for consideration and seeing the answer right before your eyes? This is what happens to several of the faithful children in first time author Michelle Nadasi’s new book “The Praying Pond.” Visions only appear to children, those with an innocent faith and belief that God will hear and answer their prayers. “It started

New Children's Book "I Am Me and You Are You" Shares a Wonderful Message of Acce …

Cleveland, OH (USA), June 10th, 2017 -- How often do we make snap judgments based on how another person looks? The style of their clothing, the color of their skin, the number of piercings or the way they wear their hair can put some people off. After all, don’t we prefer to be friends with people who look like us? This is the thinking that leads to harmful words, bully

"Private Money Lending" An Important Guide to Investing in the 21st Century Low- …

Rarely is a book researched as thoroughly as Gustavo Gomez’s five-time award-winning book “Private Money Lending: Learn How to Consistently Generate a Passive Income Stream.” Miami, FL (USA), June 7th, 2017 -- Rarely is a book researched as thoroughly as Gustavo Gomez’s five-time award-winning book “Private Money Lending: Learn How to Consistently Generate a Passive Income Stream.” Gomez used this investing technique in his own life and was so pleased with

Former Broadway Singer Writes Two Children's Books

From protecting wildlife to overcoming disabilities and bullying, retired professional singer Lisa Batch (aka Lisa Manning Batchelder) wants to teach children valuable lessons through her books, but mostly she wishes to entertain them. Bonita Springs, FL (USA), November 04th, 2014 -- From protecting wildlife to overcoming disabilities and bullying, retired professional singer Lisa Batch (aka Lisa Manning Batchelder) wants to teach children valuable lessons through her books, but mostly she wishes

Photographer Writes Book To Benefit Animal Shelter

“How Dogs Make Cloud Pictures”. Worcester, MA (USA), October 22, 2014 -- Sheri Bready recently combined her passion for photography and dogs for a good cause. She wrote a book to benefit the Worcester Animal Rescue League (WARL) called “How Dogs Make Cloud Pictures.” Released by Halo Publishing International, the book contains photographs of imaginative dog scenes with pets that are waiting for adoption. “I wanted to use my photography for more

Life with Special Needs Child is More Ups than Downs

Author Amy Troyer says her son, Ryan, came into this world to make a difference. Born with Down Syndrome, he has given many gifts to his family. Houston, TX (USA), August 24, 2014 -- Author Amy Troyer says her son, Ryan, came into this world to make a difference. Born with Down Syndrome, he has given many gifts to his family, Troyer said. “There are many moments of Ups and Downs

A Wise Feline Friend Shares His Commonsense Lessons

Author says she was reminded of the specialness in each ordinary day from a stray cat that became her beloved pet. Houston, TX (USA), September 04, 2013 -- SpecialT Nine Lives-Nine Names is the true story about a cat from Frederick, Maryland. “I’m convinced that SpecialT, an older, gentle tabby cat, was destined to come into my home and my heart because some of the basic principles I had previously

Children’s Book Series Inspires Lifelong Learning

Houston, TX (USA), Monday - November 21, 2011 -- Experienced educator Molly Nero has created a series of stories to get children excited about learning. "Learning is not just for school, it’s for life," says Nero, author of Smarty Pig, soon to be released through Halo Publishing International. She hopes teachers will utilize Smarty Pig in their classrooms to inspire their students. "It is important to help children understand that learning

Proud Business Educator Offers Tried and True Tips to Help Others Succeed

Houston, TX (USA), Monday - November 21, 2011 -- Professional business manager Douglas Bartley continues to educate another generation of leaders with his new book A How-To Manual on Human Resource Problems. A retired University of Texas professor, Bartley’s previously published text book, Job Evaluation: Wage & Salary Administration, was used by about 250 universities and business schools. He hopes his new business resource, available through Halo Publishing International (

Amy Winehouse's "Personal Painter" Releases Art I Love

Book includes Sam Shaker’s work along with instruction for developing artists. United States and London, Thursday - September 08, 2011 -- Artist, jazz club owner, and celebrity confidant Sam Shaker’s first book, Art I Love, is a rarity in its category - an art book that tells a readable, engaging story. Part autobiography, part instructional guide, and part historical account, Art I Love (2012, Hola Publishing International, an Imprint of Halo Publishing

Skillful Beliefs Take Christian Coach and Author to African Nation

Although a faithful Christian with immense love for God, author Christina Tammen never pictured herself visiting Africa as many fellow missionaries of His word are called to do. Cleveland, OH, Friday - August 05, 2011 -- Although a faithful Christian with immense love for God, author Christina Tammen never pictured herself visiting Africa as many fellow missionaries of His word are called to do. But, that is the exact continent she

Halo Publishing International Names David Dalton Marketing Director

Halo Publishing International, the award-winning book publisher with offices in Mexico City and Cleveland, announced today that David Dalton is joining the company as director of marketing. Mexico City and Cleveland - July 27, 2011 - Halo Publishing International ( http://www.halopublishing.com ), the award-winning book publisher with offices in Mexico City and Cleveland, announced today that David Dalton is joining the company as director of marketing. "David is a tremendous asset to