Tennis Shoes Among the Nephites (Tennis Shoes #1)
Jim Hawkins has a bad attitude. What's more, he enjoys having a bad attitude about everything--especially about church.
Garth Plimpton is a fanatic. He's spent so much time studying the scriptures and thick books on archaeology that that he can't carry on a normal conversation with other kids. That's why they consider him a nerd.
Through an unusual chain of events, these t...more
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You have to read this series! VERY ADDICTING! After staying up all night to read the first three in a few days time I had ...more
My dad and I went on a road trip and we listened to the novel on tape. We skipped the first CD because neither of us wanted to listen to it again.
The part of the Book of Mormon this story retells is full of intrigue and scandal; if you are unfamiliar with those events, this book is likely going to be really, really confusing.
This novel puts a lot of thought into imagining what life was like in mesoamer ...more
The 2nd book was pretty over the top and unrealistic. (As in characters acting cheesy and stupid--not as in time traveling Book of Mormon characters.) So I don't know if I'll continue reading after Silver Sword.
We recently started re-listening to the series in November and are up to book 4. This is the first time our 8 year old remembers hearing them and he loves them. The stories are old familiar friends to our older boys, who have read the books and listened to the audio books at least 3 or 4 times.
GREAT series fo ...more
Great fictional version of true beloved Book of Mormon stories...my kids can't wait to start the next one!
P.S. Let me know if anyone has a copy of the other books in the series :) I only got to book 5 last time but want to read them all again and the rest.
This was an entertaining read, especially to help understanding and making the BoM fun for younger ages. It was a creative story that I found myself wi ...more
I have gone back and read a few of these beloved books again as an adult. I have fallen back in love with some of them and felt the same magic, just as I did when I was young, like Sirena.
This series was among those beloved books. Reading through ...more