If you’re reading one of the books with your book club, or you’re an individual reader looking further information, check out the links below for resources, activities, recipes, and historical background.
BEFORE WE WERE YOURS
Here is a link to the Book Club Kit, which gives some insight as to how Lisa decided to write this book and some additional historical background, pictures, etc.
A video of Lisa introducing the book.
Several stories about adoptions and about life on shantyboats.
Lisa’s Pinterest page with pictures related to the book.
Titles of the North Carolina Chronicle related books
There are 6 other books related to The Prayer Box, The books all tell more about the family story, the Outer Banks, and the characters in The Prayer Box. All are Stand-along reads. Here are the titles in the order of publication:
The Seaglass Sisters (Novella in the anthology Sisters)
The Prayer Box (novel)
The Tidewater Sisters (Novella in the anthology Sisters)
The Story Keeper (Novel)
The Sandcastle Sister (Novella, in the anthology Sisters)
The Sea Keeper’s Daughters (Novel)
A Sandy’s Seashell Shop Christmas: An Outer Banks e-short
NOTE: The three novellas can be purchased separately as ebooks, or in print/ebook in the anthology “Sisters”
THE PRAYER BOX
Book Club Kit
For those interested in making /giving prayer boxes?
To view vintage photos, prayer boxes, and other pictures related to The Prayer Box, drop in to this Pinterest board even if you are not a registered member.
THE STORY KEEPER
Book Club Kit. Go to this page and scroll down on the right to select Discussion Guide
A Story Lisa and her reader friend, Ed wrote for the launch of The Story Keeper.
Link for a Pinterest board with vintage photos and other pictures related the book:
THE SEA KEEPER’S DAUGHTERS
For a Discussion Guide for The Sea Keeper’s Daughters go to this link, scroll down on the right side, and select Discussion Guide.
Vintage photos and other pictures related to The Sea Keeper’s Daughters and the Federal Writers’ Project are on these two boards.