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MathScore, EduFighter, and our Family

We have used MathScore off and on for years, and now we have also tried out its new game EduFighter.  As I wrote in an earlier review, MathScore is a drill program that’s all about math, instead of being mathematical entertainment.  Entertainment is fine in its place, but a good, solid math drill program that goes […]

Review: Home to Chicory Lane by Deborah Raney

Landyn, married less than six months, runs back to her parents’ place with a U-Haul in tow, crashing the opening celebrations of her parents’ new bed and breakfast, Chicory Inn.  Her parents, Audrey and Grant, are stretched to the limit financially and emotionally by Audrey’s dream of an inn.  Her husband Chase, a fairly new […]

Review: John Owen by Simonetta Carr

The English civil war was a complicated time of tragic events and fascinating historical figures.  One of the most peaceful and appealing of these historical figures was John Owen, a brilliant Puritan theologian who was respected by both kings and commoners.  He was beloved because of his godliness, kindness, and great wisdom. In this book […]

Review: The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico

Rejected by society because of his hunchback and crippled arm, artist and bird lover Philip Rhayader buys an abandoned lighthouse and a large portion of the desolate marshes of Essex surrounding it.  Here he cares for birds, paints, and sails, all through the 1930’s.  One day a little girl, Fritha, braves her fear of this […]

Review: Shaken by Eric Walters

Fifteen year old Josh is off on a mission trip to Haiti with his father and sister, but he does not really want to go.  In fact, he is negative about almost everything, and no wonder.  Despite intense prayer his mother recently died, and Josh is bitter with both God and his preacher father. But […]

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