Based on the true-life events that led Koedi Nealy to start changing lives one penny at a time at the age of seven, “Pennies from Heaven” teaches children that they are never too young to do great things for God. Koedi’s journey culminated in forming a non-profit that currently serves the homeless population in Houston, Texas, helping the most overlooked and undervalued people in the community.
Just the Facts:
Pennies from Heaven by Koedi Nealy
Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction
Page Count: 27 pages
Publisher: Halo Publishing International
Pub Date: Nov 29, 2020
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If you could go back in time, where would you go?
I would go back to when I was a little girl at my Grandma’s house (NiNi). She is in my childrens’ book! My grandma has been in heaven for 4 years and I miss her very much
What is your favorite dessert?
That is mine too, by the way! (She Just Loves Books)
What’s the funniest thing that ever happened to you?
My senior high school production was Wizard of Oz, and I played the Scarecrow! This was such a funny character to play and there were lots of jokes and laughs about it off and on stage.
The summer before my Junior year I was out of state for a church retreat and was involved in an active shooter incident. I remember hiding in the hotel bathroom and texting to my mom what I thought would be my last words to her, “I’m sorry I didn’t get to tell you about my amazing week with Jesus. I love you.
Thank you for sharing that! What a terribly scary feeling. I’m so glad you are okay and you had God with you. (She Just Loves Books)
One night when I was home alone, I almost called the cops on a possum.
A native of Houston, Texas, Koedi Nealy is a senior at Cypress Christian School. She received her local minister’s license at the age of sixteen and is an active member of her school and community, holding leadership roles in various sports, drama, praise and worship groups, Thespian Society, and National Honor Society. She is the founder and president of Graced Ministry. She has not let dyslexia define or deter her as she advocates for others with learning differences through the NILD program.
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