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Q: My year-old son is tired of reading classics and would like to read something more modern. What are your suggestions? This means they were written in a time that did not know two-hour movies and one-hour television programs. They tend to have longer sentences with a more complex structure, as well as more detailed descriptions, with memories, hopes, dreams, insights, and analysis all woven into the story. Oftentimes a young adult reader who is unfamiliar with the slower pace of a classic will develop an appreciation of these older books if he can stay still long enough to immerse himself in the world created by the author. Reading aloud or listening to an audio book can hasten appreciation of an older style of writing. Other books become classics when the author does something for the first time.
With federal agencies overwhelmed, churches at the border are stepping up to help with a flood of traumatized migrants This is the first story in a series. A Korean pop culture wave has spread around the world, and now young Americans are swooning to the music. In the early s, when Frank Peretti first shopped This Present Darkness to half a dozen Christian publishers, there were no takers.