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The Plays of Thomas F. Rogers Volume 3: Crises In Faith

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in Drama Series, New Releases, Nonfiction, Zion BookWorks

Thomas F. Rogers is a prominent Playwright, traveler and observer of Humanity. He is also a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mission President in Russia, Drama Ambassador, Professor of Russian, Director of plays, are just a few of his titles, next to Husband and Father. In the seven plays in this volume, “Huebener,” “Fire In The Bones,” “First Trump,” “Reunion,” “Set Apart,” “The Anointed” (a musical theatre play), and “Petunia Passes” (a short play), the worlds of belief, faith, devotion, belonging, yearning to know God, and standing true when those worlds are challenged, make up the heart of Dr. Rogers’ dramas. With this volume, they are available for study and perusal by Professors, Scholars, and Students, Directors, Actors, Directors, Producers and others ready to settle down into a fine drama and experience life...

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Bagley Cards Set of 9

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in Greeting Cards

© 2013 by Pat Bagley In Pat’s own inimitable style, these unique cards are a real crack-up. So if you want a lot of fun in your well-wishing, these cards are for you. A total of 9 cards in the set (If needed, click on each title to take you to the card’s own page) General Authority/Thinking of You Healthiest State/Get Well Soon Lot In Common/Happy Birthday Missionary/Congratulations Oh My Heck/Happy Birthday Ordinary People/Good Effort Thirty-nine/Baby Congratulations Utah State Bird/ Baby Congratulations Utah Thank You/ Thank You Regular price per card would be $1.75 each in a store. We offer each card for $1.50 each on this website. But buy the complete set of all 9 and get them for $9.99 (that $1.11 each+ shipping and Maine Sales tax) From the Catalog...

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Moroni Smith in the Land of Zarahemla — Book 1

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 in Coming Soon, Fiction, The Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES, Zion BookWorks

by Thom Duncan  Book One of the Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES Who wouldn’t want to find the location of the lost civilizations of the Book of Mormon? Someone! Dr. L. DeLeon Ardis, BYU professor of archaeology, is on a church expedition to try to find the Lost City of Zarahemla. As Zarahemla’s exact location is being radioed to church headquarters, communication is interrupted. Church leaders suspect foul play. Moroni Smith, Orrin Porter Rockwell VII and Gadget Gunderson, of the Church Special Projects division, are sent to discover the fate of the Ardis expedition. Shot down as they approach the area, the trio push through the jungle and find the city still intact, with descendants of the Nephites struggling for their freedom. As they fight to protect the city and its people from the evil Reverend Maximus Deil, leader of...

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Stripling! — YA Fiction

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Coming Soon, YA/Juvenile

  by L. F. Robertson His name is Joash. His parents promised long ago never to take up the sword. But that is not the promise Joash made. The two thousand stripling warriors, also known as The Army of Helaman, were an army of young men described in the Book of Mormon, first mentioned in the Book of Alma. They are portrayed as extremely valiant and loyal warriors; reportedly, all were wounded in battle yet survived. This is the story of one of them. Reading level of 11+ to adult. PRODUCT DETAILS: (Buy from the Purchasing Section — below) PAPERBACK EDITION 130 pages (approx) 5”x8” Black & White on Cream paper Zion BookWorks trade paperback 1st edition ISBN-13: 978-0692367261 ISBN-10: 0692367268 BISAC: Fiction / YA Print List Price: $10.95 Available September 2017 KINDLE EDITION  File Size: TBA Print Length:TBA...

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A.J.’s Miracle — Original Cast Recording

Posted on May 8, 2015 in Audio and Video

by Mark Ogden   A Missionary story you will never forget!   A.J.’s Miracle is meant to show the human side of missionaries. The show is based on the true incidents of the author as he served his mission. The story begins with a bet: $500 that AJ cannot fulfill an LDS Mission. The story follows his reluctant progress as he is sent to serve in Mexico. It is said that a mission is the best kept secret in the Church. Unless you go you have no idea what it is really like. The many missions in their varied locations in the world are each totally different. Just as different are the missionaries who serve. The underlying theme of AJ’s Miracle is this: “The Lord can take what most people perceive as the worst and make out of it,...

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iPlates Volume 2 Complete — Prophets, Priests, Rebels, and Kings — Book of Mormon Comics

Posted on Jan 10, 2015 in New Releases, Nonfiction, The iPlates SERIES, YA/Juvenile

by Stephen Carter & Jett Atwood Pure Book of Mormon Awesomeness! A tyrant to depose. A city to defend. A family to save. A collection of three comic books based on the Book of Mormon: “Alma in the Wilderness,” “Gideon’s Revolt,” “Zerin’s Sacrifice.” While evading King Noah’s spies, Gideon and Alma launch a daring revolution to overthrow the tyrannical king. But a Lamanite army is advancing toward Shilom. Will Zerin be able to save her mother from the doomed city? Can Sybil lead Alma’s converts to safety? Packed with action, laughs, and inspiration, iPlates brings pure Book of Mormon awesomeness to your whole family. This collection is based on Mosiah 12–13.   NOTE: This volume takes “iPlates: Volume 2: Part I: Alma in the Wilderness” AND “iPlates Volume 2 Part II: Gideon’s Revolt” AND joins them together with a...

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iPlates Volume 2 Part II: Gideon’s Revolt — Book of Mormon Comics

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Nonfiction, Special Sale!, The iPlates SERIES, YA/Juvenile

by Stephen Carter & Jett Attwood While evading Noah’s spies, Gideon and Alma launch a daring revolution to overthrow the tyranical king. But a Lamanite army is advancing toward Shilom. Will Zerin be able to save her mother from the doomed city? Can Sybil warn Alma’s converts in time? Packed with action, laughs, and inspiration, iPlates brings pure Book of Mormon awesomeness to your home. Perfect for any family in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This comic book is based on Mosiah 18-19. Product Details: List Price: $9.99 6.75″ x 10.25″ (17.145 x 26.035 cm) Black & White Bleed on White paper 66 pages ISBN-13: 978-1500885137 ISBN-10: 1500885134 BISAC: Comics & Graphic Novels / Religious Samples: FOR SAMPLES AND INFORMATION You can also visit the Blog at iplates.net LISTEN to the interview done by Nick Galieti...

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The Essential Kirby Canon

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Humor, New Releases, Nonfiction

OR 20 Years of Shooting from the Hip at the Salt Lake Tribune Robert Kirby’s NEWEST BOOK Book 6 in the MORMON HUMOR COLLECTION (It’s very funny.) Feeling lost in a confused and hostile world? Sad … hopeless … desperate? Hungry for words of comfort to feed the weary soul? Heck, so are we! We can’t promise the answer to all of life’s problems (though ‘quit whining’ is a much under-appreciated piece of ageless wisdom), but cough up ten bucks and you’ll get the best of The Salt Lake Tribune’s award-winning humor columnist Robert Kirby  (with a cover illustration by Tribune  cartoonist Pat Bagley. The newest book from Robert Kirby is as funny and thought-provoking as his last five humor titles; but maybe it’s even more important because he allows himself to be serious at times. Sobering moments of...

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iPlates Volume 2 Part I: Alma In The Wilderness — Book of Mormon Comics

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Nonfiction, Special Sale!, The iPlates SERIES, YA/Juvenile

by Stephen Carter & Jett Atwood Alma sits shivering in the wilderness outside the city of Shilom. That morning he had been one of King Noah’s priests, living a sumptuous lifestyle and wielding great power. But then a lone prophet named Abinadi had preached to the king’s court and changed Alma’s heart. When King Noah decreed Abinadi’s execution, Alma tried to defend the prophet, but barely escaped with his life. Fortunately, Alma meets Gideon, a man who heads a group of revolutionaries dedicated to overthrowing the king. Gideon is intrigued by Alma’s message and decides to help him. But then Sybil, a woman Alma had known at the palace, emerges from the forest. Is she a spy from the king, or an honest seeker of truth? Meanwhile, the Lamanites are about to launch a surprise attack on Shilom. The...

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They Sang, Danced, Played and Prayed

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 in Drama Series, Historical, Nonfiction

The History And Philosophy Of The Cultural Arts Of The Mormon Pioneers by Shirlee Hurst Shields The foundations of the rich cultural traditions of Utah can be traced to the very earliest days of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, Utah and it’s surrounding states have much to offer in the areas of music, dance and theatre, and it is mostly due to the efforts of the early Mormon Pioneers, both in Salt Lake City and in the areas surrounding Salt Lake and Utah. This is a short, fun and informative booklet for anyone interested in the cultural heritage of Utah, The Mormons, and the West. PRODUCT DETAILS: 4″ x 6″ (10.16 x 15.24 cm) Black & White on Cream paper 50 pages Illustrated ISBN-13: 978-0615971360 (Zion BookWorks) ISBN-10: 0615971369 BISAC: Performing Arts / Theater /...

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Family Frolics, Relief Society Renditions & Sharing Time Skits

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in Drama Series, Nonfiction

The authors represented are: Charlee Cardon Wilson, Sam Christensen, Sharon Elwell, & James G. Lambert. This collection of 16 skits, sketches, playlets and monologues is specifically designed for use as inservice lessons, Primary Sharing Time, Family Home Evenings, Priesthood, Relief Society or Sunday School lessons, Firesides, Young Mens and Womens classes and meeting nights, and other Ward and Stake presentations. These short plays (not longer than 20 minutes) are designed primarily to teach, in an interesting way, a single or group of related Gospel principles. Drama makes all things easily understandable and able to be grasped by anyone who is learning. They are easy to produce and very affordable.  They can all be easily produced with a minimum of props and costumes and no setting. Or you can be as elaborate as you want. All of these short plays...

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Christmas Programs for Sacrament Meetings

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Christmas, Drama Series

Compiled by C. Michael Perry Written by Myrth Burr, Carolyn Gifford, Charlee Cardon Wilson Christmas Programs for Sacrament Meetings Volume 1 Compiled by C. Michael Perry. Featuring the work of Charlee Cardon Wilson, Myrth Burr and Carolyn Gifford, this Resource Manual of outlines and narrative structures will lend creativity and spiritual cohesiveness to your Christmas Sacrament Meeting presentations. All 7 of the selections included use popular Christmas songs and hymns to carry the wonderful message of the birth of the Christ Child to your congregations. A minimum number of individual copies of each program (emailed in a PDF document to you) must be purchased from the publisher to obtain performance or reading rights. The most you could spend on any reading is $8.00. There is no other royalty. Some of the original songs indicated in several scripts can be...

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The Popcorn Wreath

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Christmas, Nonfiction

by Shirlee Hurst Shields Illustrated by Melita Lee Introductory price: $7.99 (+ shipping and Maine Sales Tax) The warm memories of childhood Christmases long ago, spent with the family we love and remember, tend to return to us over and over again. Each remembering brings some new flavor, or aroma or sight — some indelible memory — that kindles or re-lights those warm feelings of the season. Each time the memory is made fresh, some new detail, or little delight springs back fully blown. Author, Shirlee Shields, and Illustrator, Melita Lee, have created just such a memory for us in The Popcorn Wreath. As Shirlee looks back at the sweet Christmas memories associated with the making of popcorn balls with her Grandmother and Mother, the story finds its poignancy in a childhood that is recalled by one no longer...

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A High and Glorious Place

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in Drama Series

by Elizabeth Hansen. Eliza R. Snow is one of the few Mormon women who has become a heroine. It is February 11 of 1846 and the town of Nauvoo is bustling as the Saints make ready to leave for Winter Quarters. As Eliza packs, she finds herself doubting her decision to go west. During the night, as she contemplates her life and faith, she comes to understand God’s purpose for her, which ultimately propels her into her role as the great and inspiring woman who figured so importantly in the early days of the Church. Often called “Zion’s Poetess” by the Prophet Joseph Smith, Eliza was an imperfect, yet obedient, daughter of God. One actress tells us the story of this incredible woman’s Faith. Perhaps by experiencing some of Eliza’s doubts, fears and sorrows, we can find some solace...

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The Pilfered Papers — (Adventures of the Restoration Book 2)

Posted on Aug 7, 2013 in Adventures of the Restoration SERIES, New Releases, YA/Juvenile

by L.T. Downing Book Two in the Adventures of the Restoration series. ABOUT THE SERIES: In the Adventures of the Restoration series, award-winning author L.T. Downing brings early church history to life in the way young readers crave—with exciting, fast-paced stories about the real people and events of the Restoration era. Readers will have a front-row seat as Joseph Smith fights off attackers who would steal the gold plates, as Martin Harris loses the 116 pages of the translated manuscript, and as the young Prophet, his family, and friends face the persecutors, politicians and traitors that ultimately drove the Latter-day Saints from state after state in their quest for the freedom to worship. Parents are sure to find the Adventures of the Restoration series is not only fun, but an invaluable tool in the education and inspiration of their...

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Get That Gold!

Posted on Aug 7, 2013 in Adventures of the Restoration SERIES, Fiction, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

by L. T. Downing Book One in the Adventures of the Restoration Series. Recommended for Middle Grades 4-8 and up. (Student Readers ages 9-13 and up, their parents and siblings) ABOUT THE SERIES: In the Adventures of the Restoration series, award-winning author L.T. Downing brings early church history to life in the way young readers crave—with exciting, fast-paced stories about the real people and events of the Restoration era. Readers will have a front-row seat as Joseph Smith fights off attackers who would steal the gold plates, as Martin Harris loses the 116 pages of the translated manuscript, and as the young Prophet, his family, and friends face the persecutors, politicians and traitors that ultimately drove the Latter-day Saints from state after state in their quest for the freedom to worship. Parents are sure to find the Adventures of...

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The LDS ACTOR’S SCENEBOOK V1.

Posted on May 31, 2013 in Drama Series, Nonfiction, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

How To Get The Callback Or The Best Grade In The Class Edited by C Michael Perry and  Gayanne Ramsden DRAMA / ACTING CLASS / AUDITIONING PRINT BOOK Purchase the book for $10.00 (Internet special + shipping and Maine Sales tax) by clicking on the “Add To Cart” button below: KINDLE version available now! (See below) Scenes and Monologues from the best available plays by LDS Authors, with LDS Themes and Characters, reflecting LDS Culture and Beliefs. This book is for those who take classes and need clean and challenging material. It is also for the discerning auditioner who wants to stand out. Besides the dramatic material available inside, there are hints and techniques about how to land a role through an audition. Every actor who is LDS will find something in this book to use; something that will...

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Moroni Smith and the Sword of Laban — Book 3

Posted on May 30, 2013 in Fiction, The Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES, YA/Juvenile

MORONI SMITH AND THE SWORD OF LABAN Book Three in the MORONI SMITH ADVENTURES SERIES by Thom Duncan FANTASY / ADVENTURE If a sword existed that could end all war on the planet — wouldn’t you want to control it? Moroni Smith, Orrin Porter Rockwell VII and Gadget Gunderson, of the Church Special Projects division have had no time to recover from the adventure that surrounded the Gold Plates. Now, another power-crazed man wants to use the powerful Sword of Laban as leverage for his excuse to run the planet. Once again our team surges ahead into the unknown, only this time Port and Gadget not only have to find the sword, but their leader, Moroni, as well! EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER ONE: “As Matthew lunged for me with the Sword of Laban, I used the only thing nearby I...

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Moroni Smith In Search of the Gold Plates — Book 2

Posted on May 30, 2013 in Fiction, The Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

Book Two in the Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES by Thom Duncan FANTASY / ADVENTURE Buy it at $11.00 (Introductory Special) Who would want to steal the Gold Plates? Well, anyone would! Moroni Smith, Orrin Porter Rockwell VII and Gadget Gunderson, of the Church Special Projects division, are engaged in yet another fingernail-biting adventure as they try to recover the stolen Gold Plates from a splinter faction claiming divine right and stewardship of those legendary Plates. Their adventures take them from the rocks and caves of Southern Utah to the lush hills of the Finger Lakes District in New York state as they follow the trail left for them by the megalomaniacal leadership of The Brethren of the Lord. More of the work of the cover artist, Melita Lee, can be seen HERE EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER ONE: “What’s the sign...

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The Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES

Posted on May 26, 2013 in YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

by Thom Duncan Join Moroni Smith, Orrin Porter Rockwell VII and Gadget Gunderson, from the Church Special Projects division, as their adventures take them all over the world as they search for, extricate, recover and/or find artifacts and information that has been lost or stolen.       MORONI SMITH IN SEARCH OF THE GOLD PLATES BOOK 2 EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER ONE: “What’s the sign we’re looking for?” I asked. I had to practically yell to be heard above the sound of the river’s rushing water. “We’re lookin’ fer two towerin’ rock walls,” said Port, “archin’ over the river. When we find that, there’s a campsite just beyond it. We’ll find Gray there.” I had asked the question more to calm my own nervousness than to get an answer. I looked up at the sheer sides of the rock...

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