Amy Julia Becker
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Amy Julia Becker

Amy Julia Becker is an award winning author, writer and speaker. Her latest book is White Picket Fences: Turning toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege (NavPress, 2018).

in her book A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny (Bethany, 2011) named one of the Top Ten Religion Books of the Year by Publisher's Weekly, she writes about the first year of life with her daughter who was diagnosed with Down syndrome at birth.

An avid reader and consumer of podcasts, Becker blogs about culture, race, faith, justice, family, parenting, disability, and Down syndrome at www.amyjuliabecker.com/blog.

Her essays about faith, family, and disability have appeared on the Motherlode blog of The New York Times, USA Today, ABCNews.com, Theatlantic.com, The Christian Century, Christianity Today, The Huffington Post, Parents.com and more. She has spoken at the Festival of Faith and Writing, and the Q Conference as well as many retreats, churches and schools.

Amy Julia is a graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary and lives with her husband Peter and three children, Penny, William, and Marilee in Connecticut. Find out more at www.amyjuliabecker.com.

Twitter and Instagram: @amyjuliabecker

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Best Sellers

    • White Picket Fences

    • Turning Toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege
    • By: Amy Julia Becker
    • Narrated by: Erin Spencer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The notion that some might have it better than others, for no good reason, offends our sensibilities. Yet, until we talk about privilege, we’ll never fully understand it or find our way forward....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So timely!

    • By Elizabeth on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $22.74

    • A Good and Perfect Gift

    • Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny
    • By: Amy Julia Becker
    • Narrated by: A. Savalas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Challenging surprises often lead to unexpected joy. Amy Julia opens eyes and softens hearts as she brings listeners into her own story of disappointment turned to blessing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book gave me hope!

    • By Linda Ward on 01-28-14

    Regular price: $19.95

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