Caughman, Virginia Morris 1939-(Ginger Morris Caughman)

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CAUGHMAN, Virginia Morris 1939-(Ginger Morris Caughman)

PERSONAL: Born November 14, 1939, in McComb, Pike County, MS; daughter of James Polk, Jr. (a merchant) and Irene (a local historian; maiden name, Reid) Morris; married William Luther Caughman, Jr. (an environmental conservation manager for an oil company), June 15, 1963; children: Catherine Leigh Caughman Christensen, William Luther III. Education: Mississippi State College for Women (now Mississippi University for Women), B.S., 1961; University of New Orleans, school library certification, 1982, M.Ed., 1986. Religion: Christian.

ADDRESSES: Offıce—P.O. Box 606, Magee, MS 39111.

CAREER: Elementary school teacher and school librarian at schools in Natchez, MS, and St. Charles Parish, LA; freelance writer, 1973—. Baptist Sunday School board, children's curriculum writer, 1976-80, 1992-96.


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Church Library Promotion: A Handbook of How-to's, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 1990.

Teaching with Rhythm and Rhyme: Resources andActivities for Preschoolers through Grade Two, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2000.

Creator of resource kits, materials for teachers, and cassette tapes; recorded original song "We Are Helpers." Author of "A Touch of Spice" (column), in Magee Courier/Simpson County News, 2001. Contributor of numerous articles to magazines, including Media: Church Library, Children's Leadership, Deacon, Outreach, More, Home Life, Adventure, Encounter, Church Recreation, Mature Living, and Bible Discoverers.