As much as I enjoy listening to Adventures in Odyssey, I love
seeing my children reading good books. Now, we can enjoy
both at the same time with the publication of this wonderful new
series of books from Focus on the Family and Tyndale. These
historically accurate, Christian-based tales are designed for early
elementary readers to tackle on their own, or they make wonderful
read-alouds for the entire family to enjoy together. Other
titles in this series include Attack at the Arena, which
discusses ancient Rome, and Peril in the Palace, which
covers details regarding Ancient China.
In Problems in Plymouth, Mr. Whittaker sends cousins
Patrick and Beth to New England in 1620 AD, where they meet a host
of characters from the Mayflower and Plymouth. After a series
of adventures and mishaps, Patrick and Beth manage to make it back
to their Imagination Station, and return safely to Mr. Whittaker's
workshop. In Showdown with the Shepherd, Patrick
and Beth visit young King David at the time he fights Goliath and
These are great books to use as an introduction to various historical
periods during your history studies. These are also a great
alternative to the secular history series, The Magic Tree House.
The adventures and information will spark a curiosity that will
only be satiated by more reading and research! Highly recommended!