The Adventures of Nick & Sam: Trouble with Lent
New! The Adventures of Nick & Sam: Trouble with Lent
Join the Perry Twins on Their Lenten Adventure! Book #4 in The Adventures of Nick & Sam!
In Trouble with Lent, the Perry twins are celebrating Lent at school, at church, and with their family. The family discusses what they will be giving up for Lent, and Nick and Sam experience some struggles with their choices throughout the Lenten season. A new boy, Riley, joins their class. He's obsessed with Big Foot, and he and Nick get into some strange adventures seeking the famous creature. Sam enters the school spelling bee, and she struggles with temptation when someone tries to help her cheat. The kids learn about temptations, sacrifices, poverty, and the love of Jesus along the way. The chapters follow along the calendar for the season of Lent and lead right into the joy of Easter Sunday. Recommended Grade K-5. 267 pp.
See also The Adventures of Nick & Sam 6 Book Set.
Nicolas (Nick) and Samantha (Sam) Perry are twins in the Perry family. They moved with their parents, their brother Andrew, and their sister Lizzy, to Hope Springs early in the summer. Hope Springs is a fictional town near the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. It is a town that has a lot of fun things to do.
This series presents the adventures of the twins, their family, their friends, and the people they encounter at school, church, and in town. It presents Catholic culture easily and normally, and provides opportunities for readers to think about the consequences of words and actions. The likeable and engaging characters reflect the sensibilities and struggles of being Catholic in the little town of Hope Springs, playing out their faith at the St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church and School, with their neighborhood friends and adversaries, and in the many adventures that makes the teachings of the Church come alive.
This series is written similarly to the Adventures in Odyssey series and the Magic Tree House Series, and is recommended for readers ages seven and up, but can also be read by parents to younger children.
- McCusker, Paul