by Edith Martin
It can be quite difficult for kids to picture the setting of Bible events. This book will give give a big step forward in their understanding of historical Israel. Little Miriam of Galilee is primarily a girls’ book, but if you read it aloud, there is a brother who figures in the story and boys will definitely listen in. The story-line with its mild suspense will keep the reader’s interest, while giving a good look at crop harvesting, a wedding, food preparation, a market, unjust tax collectors, and even life in a Roman centurion’s home. Very well-researched, this book still comes across as simply an interesting chapter book with a message believers still need today: Jehovah does provide–not always in the way we expect, but in His time and in His way!
Chapter book, 121 pages, one pencil illustration per chapter
Available from: Reformed Book Services, Brantford, ON [reformedbookservices.ca] and Amazon.com