Donated by Karlene Froling
Karlene Froling, Jamaican Children’s Author (living overseas) donated thirteen (13) books representing 7 children titles of her work to the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) Region 4 60 for 60 initiative in highlight of Jamaica 60th anniversary celebration . A photo -op was done at the Jamaica Library Service Headquarters to mark this donation.
Karlene was born in Kingston, Jamaica, but grew up in Newlands District in the parish of St. Catherine. She worked at Barita Investments in New Kingston for twelve years and later migrated to the United States in 2003 where she has lived since.After taking control of her mind to manage fear, insecurity and anxiety by practicing healthy habits and using positive messages, Karlene began penning children’s books. Most of her healthy behaviors, magical words and optimistic messages find their way into her stories. Karlene enjoys watching SciFi movies and comedies with her family, attending neighborhood events, or playing board and card games with her two sons and daughter.