Archive for ‘Chosen Daughters’

August 14, 2015

Against the Tide: The Valor of Margaret Wilson (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

Seventeenth-century Scotland is a place of cruel intolerance for the Covenanters, a people bound together by their loyal faith. A young, earnest Covenanter, Margaret Wilson finds her pledged loyalty to Christ and his covenant in opposition to King Charles II’s demands for her absolute obedience. Will Margaret choose to defy the authorities? Or will devotion to her family, love for her sweetheart, and hopes for future happiness ruler her heart?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Hope Irvin MarstonAbout the Author

Hope Irvin Marston is a retired junior-high school librarian and the author of more than two dozen children’s books, including the My Little Book series of animal stories and the award-winning Isaac Johnson: From Slave to Stonecutter. Picture books, photographic essays, and junior biography are her forte.

Source: P&R Publishing

Book Details

Publisher: P&R Publishing Company
ISBN 13: 9781596380615

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August 10, 2015

Wings Like a Dove: The Courage of Queen Jeanne D’Albret (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

Jeanne d’Albret, born in 1528, is the only daughter of the King and Queen of Navarre. Standing with her beloved Huguenots, Jeanne steps onto the battlefield of history during the tumultuous years of the Reformation (1517–1559). As deadly political events swirl around her tiny Kingdom of Navarre, Queen Jeanne is forced to choose: Will she hide the fleeing Huguenots under the very nose of Catherine de Médicis’s henchmen or save her own life?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Christine Farenhorst

Christine Farenhorst

About the Author

Christine Farenhorst, author and poet, has written Amazing Stories from Times Past, The Great Escape, Wings like a Dove, and Before My Mother’s Womb. Christine and her husband, Anco, have five children, nineteen grandchildren, a dog, and ten chickens.

Source: P&R Publishing

Book Details

Publisher: P&R Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 087552642X
ISBN 13: 9780875526423

Source: WTS Books

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August 6, 2015

Weight of a Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

Olympia Morata (1526–1555) is her father’s finest student and a girl far ahead of her time. A quick tongue and a ready pen are her mind’s tools to record her vivid thoughts, poetry, songs, and opinions. Appointed tutor to Duchess Renee’s children, Olympia looks forward to a bright future—when suddenly, evil rumors threaten to turn her world upside down. In the midst of it all a young doctor comes courting. Will their love survive the danger waiting on the other side of the Alps?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Simonetta Carr

Simonetta Carr

About the Author

Simonetta Carr, mother of eight and homeschool educator for twenty years, has worked as a freelance journalist and a translator of Christian works into Italian. She is the author of the series Christian Biographies for Young Readers.

Source: P&R Publishing

Book Details

220 Pages
Publisher: P&R Publishing Company
Publication Date: November 2011
ISBN 10: 1596381582
ISBN 13: 9781596381582

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