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New Book Reviews

Heir of Hope / by Morgan L. Busse. (Follower of the Word, 3) 7.29.2015
Enclave     ISBN 9781621840398
Adult/HS     Rating: 4 Morgan L. Busse concludes the Follower of the Word series with Heir of More

  
Divine Applause / by Jeff Anderson. 7.28.2015
Multnomah Books ISBN 9781601425300 Adult Rating: 5 Anderson grew up a hearing-impaired child with a 60% hearing loss, separated from More
  
Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World / by Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane. 7.27.2015
Northfield Publishing ISBN 9780802411235 Adult Rating: 5 Parents and grandparents wondering how to handle electronic entertainment and devices can find More
  
Amish Turns of Time Series / by Olivia Newport. 7.24.2015
Wonderful Lonesome / by Olivia Newport. (Amish Turns of Time, 1) Shiloh Run Press ISBN 9781628366310 Meek and Mild / More
  
In the New World: A Family in Two Centuries / by Gerda Raidt and Christa Holtei. 7.22.2015
Charlesbridge ISBN 9781580896306 INT Grades 3-7 Rating: 5 In the New World is a picture book blending both fiction and More
  
Alone Together / written and illustrated by Suzanne Bloom. (Goose and Bear Stories) 7.20.2015
Boyds Mills Press ISBN 9781620917367 PRI PS-Grade 1 Rating: 5 Bear isn’t sad or mad or lonely; he just wants More
  
Like a River: a Civil War Novel / by Kathy Cannon Wiechman. 7.16.2015
Calkins Creek ISBN 9781629792095 HS Grades 9-12 Rating: 5 Teenagers Leander and Paul are two union soldiers, each with an More
  
Honey / by Sarah Weeks. 7.14.2015
Scholastic Press ISBN 9780545465571 INT Grades 3-5 Rating: 4 In Honey, author Sarah Weeks, who also penned Pie, Oggie Cooder, More
  
Where Trust Lies / by Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan. (Return to the Canadian West, 2) 7.13.2015
Bethany House ISBN 9780764213182 Adult Rating: 5 Beth Thatcher loved the year she spent teaching in the Canadian West and More
  
Manger / edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins; illustrated by Helen Cann. 7.10.2015
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers ISBN 9780802854193 PRI PS and up Rating: *5 According to oral tradition, God graced animals More
  
Mercy’s Rain / by Cindy K. Sproles. 7.9.2015
Kregel Publications ISBN 978925443619 Adult Rating: 5 Set in 19th century Appalachia, Mercy’s Rain is an historical novel that grows More
  
High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs / by Lisa Kahn Schnell; illustrated by Alan Marks. 7.8.2015
Charlesbridge ISBN 9781580896047 PRI Grades 1-4 Rating: 5 This picture book by Lisa Kahn Schnell chronicles the annual spawning of More