It is no secret that we enjoy historical fiction. Even more so, historical fiction relating to favorite events from history, specifically Biblical history. That is exactly what we found in Shepherd, Potter, Spy — and the Star Namer from Peggy Consolver – Author. Biblical history comes to life in the story of the Gibeonites referred to in Joshua 9 & 10.
One of my teen daughters is also reading this independently. She is a slower reader, but is enjoying this just as much as I did. We have had some interesting discussions sparked in part by her own questions and observations and the additional study guide that is available. After using the sample, I purchased the full study guide, Digging Deeper Into HIStory. It is serving her well as a tool for deep study. She is not only studying deeper into Shepherd, Potter, Spy but into the related areas of Scripture as well. The study guide also includes links for videos related to the tools, life, and weapons of the era. Using a sling for stone throwing and making a bow are two that all of us enjoyed.
While my younger children might enjoy some of the more exciting events in Shepherd, Potter, Spy — and the Star Namer by Peggy Consolver, it is my teens who are getting the most out of it. To read more of the Crew families’ experiences with this great Biblical historical fiction title, click the image below.