The Word and the Image: The Importance of Reading For this post, we return to Veith’s book Reading Between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature. Throughout Chapter 1, Veith emphasizes that the Word of God and reading are foundational ..
As Faith Christian School began its first year of high school with 9th graders, one course I was asked to teach was English. One of the first things I did was reach out to some of my high school English ..
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25, Author: Richard Paul Evans. Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink, 2011; 326 pages. For advanced readers. Fiction-Magical Realism. This book was the 2016 Vinny Award Winner, an award given by the 7th & 8th grade students ..
The Boys in the Boat – Adapted for Young Readers, Author: Daniel James Brown. Blue Bear Endeavors, 2015; 221 pages. For advanced readers. Non-fiction. This book was the 2017 Vinny Award Winner, an award given by the 7th & 8th ..
Pax – by Sara Pennypacker How many children have found a young, vulnerable animal in the wild and wanted to keep it as a pet? That is background to the book Pax by Sara Pennypacker. Peter finds a kit fox and ..
Set during the recovery portion of the Depression, Hitch does a great job of introducing the reader to work of the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). President Franklin Roosevelt was known for his alphabet soup of government programs aimed at helping ..