My Book

Samantha's Big Challenge, Cover

This book is written for children between 3 and 8 years old. It is about encouraging children to keep their promises, even if they are afraid.
Lois Powell with the Samantha book and Samanth doll
Lois with Samantha and the book about her. The Samantha doll is handmade and is currently available for purchase at book signings.

My Next Book Signings


Orange County Public Library

Wilderness Branch
6421 Flat Run Rd.,
Locust Grove, VA 22508, 540-972-5402.
A Q&A with the members of Lake of the Woods Writing Group. After, book signing. Thursday, March 5, 2020,
2 – 4 PM.

30th Annual Multicultural Fair
Saturday, April 4, 2020, 10-5 PM
Mary Washington University, 1301 College Avenue, University Center, 319, Fredericksburg, VA 2401

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An inner image from Samantha's Big Challenge

“A delightful tale about an ordinary child who needs to become extraordinary in order to help her grandmother. Samantha finds that she can do much more than she believed she could in this lovely story.” Patricia Sherman, Ph.D., LCSW