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This is a delightful and short read. Full of humor and whimsy, it's a story clearly aimed at younger children. It explores the wonderful, enchanted life of a girl named Nim and her experiences on a remote island, largely on her own.

With only his imprisoned father's promise that they will be reunited after the war, Rudi must learn how to survive in hiding, how to be truly brave, and how to overcome the hatred of his enemies. He must learn to die to himself and to trust the God.

An orphaned boy and a kidnapped horse gallop for Narnia...and freedom. The Horse and His Boy is a wonderful, often surprising, and always engaging adventure.

The Prince of Narnia has gone missing and it's up to Jill, Eustace, and a curious Marshwiggle named Puddleglum to find him.

The adventures of Edmund, Lucy, and the insupportable (but later quite wonderful) Eustace, their cousin, as they are once again drawn into Narnia.

Anne of Green Gables is a 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (published as L. M. Montgomery). Written for all ages, it has been considered a classic children's novel since the mid-twentieth century. Set in the late 19th century, the novel recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl, who was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, originally intending to adopt a boy to ...

Nim’s Island
Children's Books / October 12, 2021

This is a delightful and short read. Full of humor and whimsy, it's a story clearly aimed at younger children. It explores the wonderful, enchanted life of a girl named Nim and her experiences on a remote island, largely on her own.

Gladstone’s Library
Uncategorized / September 13, 2021

What a jewel.  I would relish an opportunity to visit this place! https://www.gladstoneslibrary.org/contact/about-the-library Gladstone was eager to make his personal library accessible to others; the first step towards fulfilling this vision was taken in 1889 when two large iron rooms were erected with six or seven smaller rooms to act as studies. Gladstone, over eighty years old, was closely involved in the transfer of 20,000 of hi...

Lewolkien 2021
Conference, News / January 31, 2021

Join Castle Ministries in historic Rugby, TN  once again for encouragement, fellowship, and an opportunity to celebrate the good, the true, and the beautiful in literature.

A Father’s Promise
Children's Books / January 30, 2020

With only his imprisoned father's promise that they will be reunited after the war, Rudi must learn how to survive in hiding, how to be truly brave, and how to overcome the hatred of his enemies. He must learn to die to himself and to trust the God.

The Horse and His Boy
Children's Books, Fantasy / January 11, 2020

An orphaned boy and a kidnapped horse gallop for Narnia...and freedom. The Horse and His Boy is a wonderful, often surprising, and always engaging adventure.

Lewolkien 2019 Summary
News / April 18, 2019

Read on for all that was of the flaming comet streaking through our literary skies known as Lewolkien 2019.

Six Great Reads for your 6th Grader
Articles, News / February 22, 2019

Six great reads for your 6th grader is my second attempt at the all-elusive list-making.  I do not mean to say these are the greatest books of all time, just that they are standouts and might give you some ideas.  Parents are entrusted with the great task of putting good words into the hands of their budding adults; I for one have found it difficult to find safe booklists I can trust.  How do you decide what to allow your child to re...