Reviewed by April Nelson Rachelle Rea Cobb accurately combines history with romance in her novel, The Sound of Diamonds, in which she presents an exciting plot that shows the importance of truth and motive. This story takes place shortly after the Protestant Reformation and begins with Gwyneth, one of two main characters, being rescued from … Continue reading The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Cobb
"In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenski reconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and personal portrait of Native American life and customs." Title: … Continue reading Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski
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Alone yet not all alone: these words were of great comfort to Barbara Leininger during her days of captivity. Read the post to learn more!
In his novella, Lalibela's Wise Man, Matshona Dhliwayo, tells the story of Christian, a man whose father has just died and who has no family but two hateful brothers. Alone and depressed, Christian is soon sent on a mysterious trip to visit a wise monk in Ethiopia, from whom he learns the importance of several … Continue reading Lalibela’s Wise Man by Matshona Dhliwayo
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