A Cry From Egypt is an amazing book written by homeschool graduate, Hope Auer. This book is written with children ages 8 and up in mind. This book is not yet published but you can get an advanced reader copy on their website for $12.50. The book is being published by Hal and Melanie Young of Raising Young Men.
I have reviewed a lot of books in my blogging days. But I must admit it has been a long time since a book has captured my attention like this one. Perhaps it is because we are going through the book of Exodus in church. Hope's words just draw you into the story like you are right there. You can feel the dust under your feet. Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a slave in Egypt? I mean really feeling what it was like? I've read the stories from the Bible about Moses. But never have I felt what it was like to be there. Until now!
Meet Jarah, her and her family are slaves in Egypt. Throughout the story we experience what it was like to actually be there when the plagues were sent. Seeing Aaron and Moses, hearing them tell Pharaoh to "Let the people go". I cannot describe the feeling that came over me while reading this book. You must get this book and read it with your children. They will be talking about this for days to come. Our children begged for another chapter to be read. I've been reading this book to them before bed. Yes my children are teenagers but they still love our nightly reading time.
This is the first book in The Promised Land series. I cannot wait for the second book to be done. I will be
stalking visiting the website often waiting for it to be finished.
You can see what my fellow crew mates have to say about this book by visiting the Crew Blog.
Disclaimer~As a member of TOS Review Crew we were given a copy of this book in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are my own.