Book Reviews

by Sally Shank

Book Reviews2024-07-08T14:27:47+00:00

Forming Resilient Children: The Role of Spiritual Formation for Healthy Development by Holly Catterton Allen. InterVarsity Press, 2021.  185 pages.  Paperback, $24.00. Holly Catterton Allen (PhD, Talbot School of [...]

Andrea Elliott is an investigative reporter for the New York Times. Her reporting has been awarded, a Pulitzer Prize, a George Polk Award, and a Scripps Howard Award. She [...]

Mama Bear Apologetics: Guide to Sexuality, Empowering Your Kids to Understand & Live out God's Design by Hillary Morgan Ferrer with Amy Davison Harvest House Publishers, 2021. Paperback [...]

We Were Once a Family by Roxanna Asgarian Farrar, Straus, and Giraux, New York, 2023. Amazon Hardcover $14.87, 294 pages Jennifer and Sarah Hart [...]

Fleecy Clouds: One Woman’s Story of Surviving and Thriving after Childhood Abuse by Gail Champion Barber and Alice Sullivan Self-published, 2023. Amazon Hardcover $24.99, Paperback 19.99, 463 pages [...]

Do Right by Me: Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spacesby Dr. Valerie I. Harrison and Dr. Kathryn Peach D’Angelo.Paperback, $19.50, Kindle $18.52.Publisher: Temple University Press, 2021.161 pages. [...]

Fostered by Tori Hope Petersen Publisher: B&H Publishing, 2022, Nashville, Tennessee. Paperback, 163 pages. Amazon $12.99 Tori grew up in the foster care system, [...]

The Violence Project: How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic by Jillian Peterson, PhD and James Densley, PhD. Publisher: Abrams Press, New York, 2021. Hardback $15.48 on Amazon. [...]

No Way to Treat A Child by Naomi Schaefer Riley Publisher: Post Hill Press, New York, 2021, Hard back $39.87, 298 pages. Naomi Schaefer [...]

50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany by Steven Pressman Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Originally published 2014 298 pages, $8.84 [...]

More than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena Miller and Paul Stutzman Publisher: Howard Books, 323 pages. Hardback $19.50, Paperback $16.99, Kindle $12.99 [...]

Going Deeper in the Fruit of the Spirit: Cultivating Godly Character by Douglas L. Mead, LMSW Publisher: Xulon Press Originally published: 2022, Paperback, 167 pages, Target and Walmart [...]

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Publisher: Publisher Alfred A. Knoph Krisof and WuDunn are married, and this [...]

Orphan Train Rider: One Boy’s True Story by Andrea Warren Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. Andrea Warren taught high school history and English, wrote [...]

Hope in the Heartache: A Journey of Grace and Growth with a Special Needs Child by Kelly Speck Publisher: Ballast Books, 2022 Kelly writes [...]

Aging Out by Alton Carter Publisher: The RoadRunner Press Hardcover $18.95, Paperback $15.00 Now the director of youth ministries for the First United Methodist [...]

Too Scared to Tell by Cathy Glass Harper Element Publisher, 2020. Paperback, 309 pages. Available at Amazon for $7.99. Cathy Glass has written several [...]

Going Deeper with God Addressing Challenging Issues in Our Relationship with God by Douglas L. Mead, MSSW Christian Faith Publishing, Inc. 2021, paperback, 276 pages. Available at Amazon, [...]

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