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Farmington eighth-grader pens second book

Most kids his age are writing book reports, but author Ben Heckmann already has two books written. KidPub Press announced the release of Velvet Black 2: Kidnapping in England, which is a sequel that follows the adventures of a young rock group.
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Most kids his age are writing book reports, but author Ben Heckmann already has two books written. KidPub Press announced the release of Velvet Black 2: Kidnapping in England, which is a sequel that follows the adventures of a young rock group.

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