The Bookbag, Books for Ages 8 to 12, January/February 2006

Given the volume of books we’re processing, we’ve decided to go to a bi-monthly format for the Bookbag. As time and seasons/special events warrant, we’ll post additional notes. The Food Journal of Lewis and Clark: Recipes for an Expedition, Mary Gunderson. “The casual reader might be a little suspicious that this is just a marketing gimic that does little justice to history or the culinary arts. The reader would be dead wrong. This is an extraordinarily well researched work. Historically dead accurate.” (History Cooks, 2003) Mark’s Story: An Introduction to the Gospel of Mark (Gospel Storyteller Series), Marvin G. Baker. The stories in the gospel are related in conversational rather than a sermon-like style. “The material is presented in a … Read more