A Unique Biography – But Definitely for Mature Readers

The Boy Born Dead imageCOME SEE THE BOY BORN DEAD. These were the words on the sign that started it all. They initiated David Ring’s career as an international speaker, simply by helping to fill a small high school auditorium with people ready to hear his story. How did David Ring, a boy who lived every day with the debilitating affects of cerebral palsy, arrive at this point? Well, you’ll need to read The Boy Born Dead, published by Baker Books and written by David Ring with John Driver and David Wideman, to find out.

Although you may not guess it from the first few pages of David Ring’s story, this book was definitely not a light and carefree read, nor an easy story to watch unfold. It was, however, powerful. Continue reading

The Incredible ‘Story Behind the Stories’

Pioneer Girl imageTitle: Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill, Editor

Publishing House/Publication Date: South Dakota State Historical Society Press/2014

Genres: Historical Non-Fiction; Autobiographical;

Number of Pages: 400+

Generations of children over the past three-quarters of a century have grown up reading the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. These books have become a symbol of the pioneering spirit of the Ingalls family, but also a hallmark of childhood innocence, imagination, and a window to the past. Now, for the first time, dedicated readers of Laura’s timeless tales can step once again into the world of Little House Continue reading