Halloween is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with books? The last five books listed at the end are thrilling – with just the right amount of scare. The rest are picture books that the entire family will enjoy and beg to be read out loud!
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A council is called to discuss the matter of building the house of the Lord. Account of the struggles to build the temple in poverty and guarding it against the mob. Joseph Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith move into Joseph and Emma's home. Lucy falls down the stairs, receives a severe injury, later catches a cold and loses her eyesight. She is healed by the blessing of the priesthood and never uses glasses again.
Two books, one historical and one modern, joined the ranks of my recent "favorites" list. For Castle and Crown by Sian Bessey delves into the twelfth century dispute between two brothers, Kings Richard and John. And Jack Weyland, long a favorite of LDS teens, has a new book, Hannah's Legacy.
Chapter 42: Lucy recounts her involvement and management of building a new schoolhouse in Kirtland. Joseph and Hyrum return from Zion's Camp. They relate details to their mother about the journey, including the terrible outbreak of cholera, Hyrum's vision of Mother Smith praying for them while they were attacked by the disease, and their healing.
Joseph, Emma, and family move thirty miles south to John Johnson farm in Hiram, Ohio. Joseph and Sidney Rigdon are mobbed, beaten, tarred, and feathered. Little Joseph M. Smith dies five days later. Joseph the Prophet goes to Missouri. An account of a stagecoach accident, poisoning, and safe return to Kirtland. Joseph gathers an army to redeem Zion.