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island of the blue dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. A beautiful story about life on an island in the Pacific - deserted except for a very self sufficient, resourceful young Indian girl named Karana, some sea elephants, otters, birds and dolphins.

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls---Little Ann and Old Dan, two redbone coonhounds, and Billy grow up together in the Ozarks

Where the Red Fern Grows is a novel written by Wilson Rawls in 1961 about a boy who buys and trains two Redbone Coonhound hunting dogs Love this book! Sad book and movie I cried watching the movie . Read the book

I do believe in God through Lord Jesus and the Holy spirit. I do love the Bible and I do read it and pray.

This is a true story of the Ten Boom Family during the Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands, upon seeing what was happening to their Jewish neighbors & friends, asked themselves this age old question 'if not us, who?, if not now, when?". They answered it  ultimately  at great cost.~ This is an absolutely extraordinary  book.

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place [Special Edition] [Paperback] by ten Boom, Corrie,; Sherrill by Corrie, ten Boom; Elizabeth and John, Sherrill -

Where The Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls // On the list of 50 Children's Books…

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Where the Red Fern Grows--Wilson Rawls This book makes me cry every time I read it. One of my favorites.

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter By Kim Edwards - This #1 New York Times bestseller is “absolutely mesmerizing” (Sue Monk Kidd): After his wife delivers twins, Dr. David Henry makes a shocking decision that will echo throughout his family’s future. “Simply a beautiful book” (Jodi Picoult).

The Memory Keeper's Daughter

“Ellen had said that her mother was afraid of the ocean, that it was too cold and too big. The sky was, too, thought Annemarie. The whole world was: too cold, too big. And too cruel. ”

Newbery Winners by Grade Appropriateness!

Number The Stars, Lois Lowry I remember reading this back in third grade. A very, very good book.

Flowers in the Attic. Incest...lots of incest. One if the mist messed up yet beautifully written novels. I would recommend....yet advise caution.

Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews (1980, Hardcover)

Favorite of all time.VC Andrews Flowers In The Attic, a super twisted and sick story of an evil mother/grandmother who forces her 4 children to live in The Attic! First time I ever heard about incest.

I may not agree with them all but I'm always looking for new titles.

2014 Must Reads: The 100+ Best Books of the Year

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Redeeming Love, by Francine Rivers is a historical romance novel set in the Gold Rush in California. The story is inspired by the book of Hosea from the Bible. Its central theme is to portray the redeeming love of God towards sinners.