Heart of A Shepherd

Heart of A Shepherd

Book - 2009
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Ignatius "Brother" Alderman, nearly twelve, promises to help his grandparents keep the family's Oregon ranch the same while his brothers are away and his father is deployed to Iraq, but as he comes to accept the inevitability of change, he also sees the man he is meant to be.
Publisher: New York :, Random House Children's Books,, 2009.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780375848025
Branch Call Number: J FIC PAR
Characteristics: 161 pages ; 22 cm


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Jan 07, 2018

Read this. Read it with a book group. Read it with your family. Read it aloud. Read it alone. Read it. You'll be glad you did.

Apr 24, 2013

Despite the fact that his life - including the Christian aspect - is utterly unlike mine, I still fell for this simple and sincere story. A clear, honest voice.

cptcook Oct 22, 2011

A bit of a slow starter but almost had me in tears near the end. A definite heart string puller!

GPLKids Apr 22, 2011

Sometimes we are asked to be more than what we think we can be. This book shows how one boy rose to that challenge in the absence of his older brothers. The novel also includes a good description of ranch life.

krundquist5 Feb 16, 2011

Fast reading, fun to read, very human, a 12-year-old boy but fine reading for adults, too. A surprise ending.


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