The Harmonica

The Harmonica (A Full color storybook) by Tony Johnston Epiphany library section 9 A: Juvenile, (K-5), Religion and Values This true story told in the first person concerns a boy whose happy family life is destroyed when the family is forced to go to a concentration camp. His only link...

Continue reading

The Gifted Kids Survival Guide

The Gifted Kids Survival Guide by Judy Galbraith Epiphany library section 10 D: Youth (Gr. 6-8), Character Building This book for gifted and talented (GT) kids aged 11-18 helps them understand what giftedness is, its advantages and disadvantages, how to deal with it, how to find curricula and school programs...

Continue reading

Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks Epiphany library section 7C: The Church in the World, Society/Human Rights/Justice. This prize-winning journalist published this book in 1995 about the lives of Islamic women in Islamic-dominated middle eastern nations. While some regimes have become less repressive toward...

Continue reading

Get Organized Without Losing It

Get Organized Without Losing It by Janet S. Fox Epiphany library section 10 D: Youth (gr. 6-8), Character Building/Service. For youth, grades 6-9, here is a funny but helpful book to help you get organized: Kids, do you have trouble getting organized? Is your locker a shocker? Is your backpack...

Continue reading

Meditations on Love

Meditations on Love by Sister Wendy Beckett Epiphany library section 5: Devotions and Prayer This small devotional book by Sister Wendy of PBS fame uses paintings and sculpture as springboards to discuss various aspects of human love: tender reverence, choosing love, lifelong fidelity, mother love, regret, ageless love, forgetting self,...

Continue reading