A SIMPLE SONG
arlson hits all the right notes in this wonderful story that grips you from the beginning and does not let go. The imagery and characters are fully developed and Katrina’s amazement at the conveniences we take for granted is eye-opening and touching. This is the perfect book for all ages to curl up with this summer.
Amish teenager Katrina Yoder has the voice of an angel. When her father is hospitalized and needs money for surgery, Katrina is encouraged by her brother and her best friend to enter a nationwide singing competition. When she is selected as a finalist for the show, her beliefs are severely tested. Will she be caught up in the glamour of Hollywood or will she maintain her simple life? (Revell, Jun. 288 pp., $12.99)