Challenge on the Hill of Fire came at the perfect time! This month is St Patrick’s Day!
The cousins Patrick and Beth travel back in time using the Imagination Station to meet St. Patrick.
While there, they learn about the dark culture in which St. Patrick lived in the Fifth century of Ireland.
The Druids were a wicked, cruel cult who enslaved and sacrificed many people, in the name of their faith.
In the story, Patrick and his friends were able to share God’s truths with them and help them to see a little light in a very dark time period.
The main characters Patrick and Beth are adventurous and brave! They even get a chance to fellowship with some of the Christians and to meet St. Patrick himself!
What a great resource to have in our home, I am considering creating a lap book template to accompany this book so our home-schooled children can delve a little deeper into the life of Bishop Patrick, and this time period.
The theme I especially appreciated in this volume was the correlation between the “pot of gold” at the end of the rainbow, and linking it to the truth and knowledge of our God. This was a wonderful theme that I was delighted to see.
My opinion is if you want a well-written book for your tweens to read with adventure, intrigue, and historical content integrated with biblical truths you simply can’t go wrong with any of the Odyssey books!
Rated G: No inappropriate subject matter.
Review copy provided by the publisher. Thank you!