Local Author Honored

The monthly publication Creative Child Magazine has honored local author Tracy Ahrens of Momence with their 2017 Book of the Year Award for her 2014 work, “Sammy Sparrow’s First Flight.” The book, for kids 2 to 8 years of age, is about following rules. A lessen Sammy learns when he flies off by himself at night and falls into a bush where he ends up being rescued by a wise old owl.