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Book Review: The Bronze Bow, By Elizabeth Speare

In the time of Jesus, Roman rulers controlled Jew’s land and suppressed them with high taxes. “The Bronze Bow” is historical fiction. Daniel, an outlaw living with a gang in some mountains, wants to revenge his parents death by killing … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Rose from the Ashes, by Rose Price

“YOU KILLED OUR GOD, JESUS CHRIST, AND NOW, WE KILL YOU.” Rose, a Jewish girl, read this banner in fear as she entered Turkheim, another concentration camp. Once, she smiled and was thrown into a tank of raw sewage that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gold Bug, by Edger Allen Poe

It all started out with a tiny, shining gold bug. Mr. William Legrand lifted an arm to ward of the little warrior. The bug flew into his face. Jupiter- Legrands black slave, caught it with a piece of parchment stuck … Continue reading

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book review: Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, by Jules Verne

At fist general society thought it was a huge wale of some kind. But then why would it glow? How could it possibly move so fast? How could a wale sink a ship? Then they imagined some sort of monster. … Continue reading

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book review: Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski

Mary Jamison had a relatively happy life on her family’s farm in Pennsylvania. Until a band of warriors broke into their house and took everything, including Mary. They traveled with her to a Indian village – right where New York … Continue reading

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book review: Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett

Sam Vimes, The main charictar of this story, was chasing a ruthless villian on the rooftop of the library of the Unseen University when suddenly he falls through the roof and gets thrown back in time. He meets his younger … Continue reading

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book review: Bound for Oregon, by Jean Van Leeuwen

The Todd family sets out from Arkansas on the two thousand mile journey across rough terrain. There are hostile Indians to worry about, and horrible diseases to worry about. There true pioneering must come to light, or , well… they … Continue reading

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book review: The Cross and the Switchblade, by David Wilkerson

David Wilkerson was inspired by God to help gang members in New York, armed with the simple message of God’s love and the the promise of the Holy Spirit’s power. He fights against such things as prostitution, Violent gangs ruled … Continue reading

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