Pages: 384 (eBook)
Publisher: Forever (Grand Central Publishing)
Published: April 24, 2018
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Nine months ago Josiah was widowed with a young son, Nathan, who lost his hearing at age two. Josiah and Nathan have not been able to communicate effectively and Nathan’s behavior has gotten out of control. Josiah enrolls him into the newly opened Amish school for kids with special needs. There he meets teacher Ada who has her own troubles at home. When her mom died she became the sole care giver to seven younger brother and sisters. Can Ada help Nathan and the other special needs students and still be able to take care of her family?
I was thrilled to read this book since it was on a topic close to my heart, special needs students. I hoped to learn something from the book I could take to my own classroom and I did! The biggest help was learning more about patience which is something that does not always come easy to me. Patience is common sense but we all need a reminder on common sense at times. I was also reminded that what you see is not always what you think. You need to get the full story before making assumptions. I try to remember that when I see children acting up in stores and restaurants. That child may be special needs and we not even know it.
The love story between Josiah and Ada is very sweet. I found it very believable.
This is a clean read that I would let a teenager or my ninety year old Mamaw read. Pick up your copy today and have a relaxing weekend with Josiah and Ada.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Forever (Grand Central Publishing) through NetGalley. All opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
The Love & Promises series
The Amish Teacher’s Gift 4/24/18
The Amish Midwife’s Secret 11/27/18
The Amish Widow’s Rescue Release date unknown