Emily Whitten

Emily reviews books and movies for WORLD and is a contributor at RedeemedReader.com. She homeschools her two children and sees books through the eyes of a mother.

Children's Books

Books | Recent Star Wars books for young readers
by Emily Whitten, Megan Saben, Janie B. Cheaney & Alysha Mitchell
Posted 11/25/15, 01:00 am

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Children's Books

Children’s Books | Recent novels for teens
by Emily Whitten, Hayley Schoeppler & Alysha Mitchell
Posted 10/30/15, 01:00 am

In 1660 London, 14-year-old Christopher possesses a cipher that may be the key to finding the truth about who is murdering the city’s apothecaries. Officials suspect the boy, so he sets off down dark alleys and into strange, nearly magical shops to discover the real killer … before it is too late! Careful research lends historical realism to the apothecaries’ practices. Christopher’s narration is lively and enjoyable—but has occasional crude humor. Most young readers will race through the book to unlock the ending.

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Children's books

Books | Recent picture books
by Emily Whitten & Betsy Farquhar
Posted 10/16/15, 01:00 am

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