Therese J. Borchard is a nationally syndicated columnist and coeditor, with Michael Leach, of the bestselling "I Like Being Catholic: Treasured Traditions, Rituals, and Stories" (Doubleday, 2000) and "I Like Being Married" (Doubleday, 2002). She holds an M.A. degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame, and has published articles in the" Washington Post, Newsday, "the "Baltimore Sun, Publishers Weekly, American Baby," and Beliefnet.com.
As a regular guest on national television and radio programs, and as a presenter of workshops and seminars around the country, Therese is a leading voice among young people discussing topics such as relationships, marriage, and parenthood. She lives with her husband, Eric, their son, David, and newborn daughter, Katherine Rose, in Annapolis, Maryland.
Both unprepared for the test and upset she joined in the teasing, Whitney uses her grandmother's Emerald Bible to travel back in time to sort out her feelings. She lands in ancient Israel just as Noah is finishing up the ark to the jeers and ridicule of his neighbors. Then the heavens open, and Whitney becomes a stowaway to survive the flood. In the ark she's befriended by Moses' son and learns about resisting the pressure of others, a lesson she brings with her back to school.