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labor not in vain · 1d ago

The Legend of the Sand Dollar by Chris Auer and illustrated by Richard Cowdrey ~ Review

My Review:Kerry and her sister Margaret are going to visit their Aunt Jane's house by the ocean. Kerry goes exploring the beach with cousin Jack and finds a sand dollar, and Jack shares with...
labor not in vain · 2d ago

Child of the River by Irma Joubert ~ Review

My Review:Persomi is a poor bywoner's daughter in South Africa in the 1940's, when her older brother, Gerbrand, leaves home to find work in the city, and her troubled family is torn apart by...
labor not in vain · 2d ago

His Amish Teacher by Patricia Davids ~ Review

Lucie's Review:Lillian and Timothy were childhood friends, and their love of reading brought them together as children until Lillian and her family moved away from Bowman's Crossing. But now...
labor not in vain · 2d ago

Behind the Scenes by Jen Turano ~ Review

Lucie's Review: Parmila Griswold makes the most of her circumstances despite the fact that she didn't grow up among society, and doesn't fit in. But now that her business minded father has r...
labor not in vain · 5d ago

My Heart Belongs in the Superstition Mountains: Carmela's Quandary by Susan Page Davis ~ Review

Lucie's Review:Carmela is tired of living a lie. She travels the country with her uncle across the country telling "her account" of being a survivor of an Indian kidnapping and making a prof...
labor not in vain · 6d ago

In the Shadow of the Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse ~ Review

Lucie's Review:A book that vividly brings to life the bustling time around the opening of Mt. McKinley National Park. Cassidy and her father, John Ivanoff, work at a hotel close to the new p...
labor not in vain · 1w ago

God Bless Our Baby by Hannah C. Hall and illustrated by Steve Whitlow ~ Review

My Review:Spring time is coming and the animal families are growing, as the young animals are becoming big brothers and sisters.This is a lovely book for young children who are soon to becom...
labor not in vain · 1W ago

Your Magnificent Chooser by John Ortberg and illustrated by Robert Dunn ~ Review

My Review:A beautiful book for children about God's gift of free will, which Mr. Ortberg refers to as your "Chooser." Through rhyming verse and colorful illustrations John Ortberg and Robert...
labor not in vain · 1W ago

Rescue Me by Susan May Warren ~ Review

Lucie's Review:Head of PEAK rescue team, Deputy Sheriff Sam Brooks gets a report that a bear is sitting in Glacier National Park, he has his doubts and is surprised to find that it is still ...
labor not in vain · 1W ago

Saffire by Sigmund Brouwer ~ Review

My Review:James Holt comes to Panama in 1909  at the request of his old friend, Theodore Roosevelt, to carry out a mission that starts out as a search for the mother of Saffire, beautiful an...