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Jessie Confronts the Horrors of Slavery

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox “I danced the slaves under Stout’s watchful eye…But in truth I was so agitated I could hardly make my fingers work on the fife…I could not help but see the wretched shambling men and … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look at the Christmas Story

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson “Just suppose you had never heard the Christmas story, and didn’t know anything about it, and then somebody told it to you. What would you think?” Before I talk about the book, … Continue reading

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The Heart of a Martyr, Part Two

This is a continuation from the article, “The Legacy of a Martyr” on the book Shadow of the Almighty: the Life and Testament of Jim Elliot by Elisabeth Elliot. In her book Shadow of the Almighty, Elisabeth Elliot reveals much … Continue reading

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A Korean Boy and a Small Piece of Clay

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park “It’s not my fault you lost your son, not my fault I’m an orphan! Why must it be father to son? If the pot is made well, does it matter whose son made … Continue reading

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Greetings, Readers!

Looking for something good to read? Well, you’ve come to the right place! I love reading, book lists, and recommending great books to others. Please accept my humble reviews and recommendations of Christian, Classic, and Children’s books. Check out my … Continue reading

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The Quaker Boy who became a Royal Painter

Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin by Marguerite Henry This is a charming book about the real Quaker boy who became the royal painter to King George III. The story is set in mid-18th century in Pennsylvania. At this time, … Continue reading

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