Book Reviews

Reviews of books we have in our library. Our library is open to the public and each of these books can be found and checked out online, just visit our library website for all of the details! www.champion.org/library

Rodale's Successful Organic Gardening Library

  • Posted on: 21 October 2020
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This is a nice set of four books:

Perennials
This book covers all aspects of planting and maintaining perennials. The illustrations are beautiful and it gives you ideas and information to help create an amazing perennial garden.

Landscaping with Perennials
Discover exciting ways to use perennials to turn difficult sites into eye-catching landscape features. Learn how to organize perennials into a cottage, butterfly or cutting garden.

Organic Gardening by Geoff Hamilton

  • Posted on: 21 October 2020
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This guide to organic gardening show you how to grow beautiful plants without chemicals. It includes amazing illustrations and step by step photographs for growing fruits/vegetables and flowers. It is user friendly for the novice gardener and still full of interesting advice for those with more experience.

The Russians Series by Michael Phillips and Judith Pella

  • Posted on: 21 October 2020
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If you are curious about Russian history, this historical Christian fiction series is for you! We have all seven books of the series in our library. The books follow two families from the time of the czars and peasants to the rise of Lenin. In the first book of the series entitled, The Crown and The Crucible, the reader is introduced to a faithful peasant girl working in the palace in St. Petersburg. She meets a spoiled princess and exerts a transforming influence over her as revolution is brewing in their beloved Russia.

The Great House of God by Max Lucado

  • Posted on: 21 October 2020
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God's greatest desire is to be your dwelling place - the home for your heart.
He doesn't want to be merely a weekend getaway. He has no interest in being a Sunday bungalow or even a summer cottage. He wants to be your mailing address, your point of reference, your home ... always. He wants you to live in the Great House of God.

I WILL be a Doctor by Dorothy Clarke Wilson

  • Posted on: 24 September 2019
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Elizabeth Blackwell, a spunky and very determined young lady who pursued her desire to become a physician to conclusion. Elizabeth was very impudent as a child and was raised very strictly by her Aunt Bar. Her father felt education of his daughters was extremely important, even though frowned upon for the times. John Wesley, the Methodist, had inspired her father that "one man shouldn't own another" which seemed to agitate the owner of a sugar refinery (a business that used colony slaves).

Charles Spurgeon by Kathy Triggs

  • Posted on: 24 September 2019
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The boy preacher of the Fens, Charles Spurgeon, had matured both physically and spiritually from a family of noted preachers and continued to leave a legacy of holiness and righteousness into the generations. His inspiring insights into scripture and his deep love for Christ propelled him and his clear voice into a very large congregation. He is remembered with both love and respect, even by those who had differences of opinions. Charles was born in Kelvedon, Essex, June 19th, 1834.

Special Review-Early Reader Spotlight

  • Posted on: 24 September 2019
  • By: admin

Dr. Seuss, Eric Carle, Syd Hoff, Shel Silverstein, Richard Scarry, Laura Ingalls Wilder, William Steig, Golden Books, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Disney, Sesame Street, Mo Willams…the list of authors and books goes on and on. In our south campus library you can find a wide variety of books suitable for preschoolers through fifth grade ranging from simple picture books to novels. Topics include animals, science and math, Bible stories, religion, holidays, ABC books, music and crafts, vehicles, dinosaurs, friendships, character, history, adventure, family, mystery and many more.

Mountain Top by Robert Whitlow

  • Posted on: 24 September 2019
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Mysterious visions appear to be more curse than blessing when they land Sam Miller in jail for crimes he did not commit. Soon, Mike Andrews, a lawyer-turned-minister, represents Miller and must uncover the truth about the visions’ origin and meaning. A compelling Southern legal thriller!

Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems byt Janet and Geoff Benge

  • Posted on: 24 September 2019
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This book is a biography of Amy Carmichael, a young woman from Northern Ireland who spent her life as a missionary in Japan and India. She defied the barriers of India’s caste system by teaching and caring for rejected women and children. This book is not only the story of Amy, but also of the people that she reached for Christ and how they worked together to make a difference in India. This biography is part of the “Christian Heroes: Then and Now” series and is clear and easy to read.

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