Sarabeth Palmer 1963-64
by Tina James
James Academy Books, 2010
91 pages, fiction
From the Book Cover:
Meet Sarabeth Palmer and follow her through her 5th grade year. Find out what it was like to live through the assassination of a president, as well as other problems Sarabeth has to face—whether or not to be friends with the “fat girl” and living with a pesky little sister like Mary Lee.
Sarabeth Palmer 1963-64 is a tender and inspiring book for young girls. It is well written, and the integration of actual historical happenings adds an intriguing and educational element. The author has a gift of making the reader identify with the main character. The end of the book left me wanting more and hoping for a sequel.
There is also a refreshingly spiritual element to the book, especially the emphasis on prayer and lessons in kindness Sarabeth learns while befriending an unpopular classmate. The spirituality isn’t overbearing, in the sense of making the book sound preachy. Rather, it’s presented as a normal part of life.
Sarahbeth 1963-64 would be an uplifting gift for the young girl in your life!Copyright © by Brenda King | 0 comments