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Read to kids as art Of A Unit Study We a unit study We it but it wasn t a age turner I read this with my children as art of our history lessons this month It is a book that inspires a lot of discussion for us Reading about religious ersecution is a sensitive thing for me because of the history of my
OWN FAITH I REALLY WAS MOVED BY THE FAITH faith I really was moved by the faith the Huguenot eople and their cou The story follows two twin girls and their family "The Martineu S They "Martineu s They living in La Rochelle France and are Huguenots The story starts out with the family working in their home and working and owning a business in town They attend church and the girls are working on memorizing their scripturesAs the story continues the girls are faced with scary situations from the King s Dragoons The King eventually outlaws all Huguenot religious acts and forces most Communicating With Animals : The Spiritual Connection Between People and Animals people to convert to the roman church My kids seemed to like this story well enough It isn t very long only 123 or soages long but it took us uite awhile to finishI appreciated the author including Robot Programming pronunciation helps for names of things French is not a friend of mine and I was certainly lost on how to say names ofeople and laces This story is not graphic by any means but contains violence that I had to explain to my children Overall this book is on a suggested read aloud book list for our homeschool We seemed to enjoy this book well enough My kids were able to sit and listen to the story which is a bonus for me that the book kept their attent. Huguenot Garden is a children's story of the daily and adventurous episodes in the lives of Rene and Albret Martineau young twin sisters in a seventeeth century Fr. ,
Ion I feel the story is educational as is shows how the Huguenots were mistreated by the King because of their religious beliefs The story also explains a bit about France and French eople Content explains violence inflicted on the Huguenot s from the Dragoons Read this to the kids and it was very well written and was able to introduce the suffering of the huguenots in a way that didn t overwhelm them but allowed us to have a good discussion about it Just finished reading this to the twins we all really enjoyed it finished reading this to the twins we all really enjoyed it historical "fiction Many reviews I read said this book was a gentle introduction to "Many reviews I read said this book was a gentle introduction to and well written for children I reviewed the entire book and asked a friend and my husband to read it before I decided whether or not to read it to my children who are still very young This was a suggested read aloud for our history curriculum We decided to wait to read this book until the next time we cycle around through the middle ages and when my children are much older I would recommend this for middle school ages and up but I don t feel it is appropriate for younger children There are some The Crown parts which are very scary however the theme of family love and faith is very strong and for that it is a definite read when they are older This is an excellent fictional story of a family of Huguenots in 17th century France who areersecuted by the King to recant their religion and join the Roman Catholic church Great for older elementary as there are some harsh. Ench Protestant familyThe episodes follow the twins and the rest of the Martineau family as they work worship commune and suffer ersecution togetherThe story aims. Violent events in the story It s written well holds your interest and gives children a good idea of the struggles rotestants endured during this time 5 A beautiful story that helped my children see ersecution through cultures and the years My 7 yr old daughter thought it was amazing and I did too It immediately ulled us in held our interest and brought the time eriod and situation to life Renee and Albret were great characters to see the story brought the time eriod and situation to life Renee and Albret were great characters to see the story I had no idea about the things Huguenots faced and chapter 10 had me crying and needing to take a break to finish the story It was a beautiful story of faith and strength in the face of terrible actions by others A wonderful read aloud to supplement our history unit about the Huguenots I "Also Really Appreciated The Helpful Addition Of "really appreciated the helpful addition of to ronounce the French names Sweet in just the right way I thought it worked well as a gentle kid level introduction to an ungentle Modern Art Death of a Culture persecution It was neither sugar coated nor too graphically horrificBeing acuainted with the twins to whom the book is dedicated I had fun trying to imagine mini versions of Amanda and Chelsea as I read the storyMy inner editor reuires that I add a hope that the recent edition wasroofread before republication Martineau s is not a The Lost Library: The Autobiography of a Culture pluralossessive and a good Das Unbewusste vom Standpunkt der Physiologie und Descendenztheorie percentage of the commas in the book needed to be eliminated Who do I think I m kidding There is no inner editor there s just editor all the way through front to back top to bottom inside and ou. Toortray the ideas and historical details common to Huguenot life in La Rochelle France 1685 a tragic year whose final uarter brought the full wrath of Louis XI. .