About Author

Melanie Chelpka

Melanie Chelpka is a Northern Arizona University alumna and Merit Scholar. Growing up abroad fostered her passion for history. In addition to being a lifelong learner, she is zealous in assisting others in their pursuit of knowledge, truth, beauty, and goodness. She’s a redeemed sister in Christ, a devoted wife, homeschool veteran, voracious reader, and Boston Terrier aficionado. The author resides in Northern Arizona with her husband and daughter.

Anthology of Wonder Series Info: Be entertained by heartwarming, thought provoking, adventurous tales from around the world! The Anthology of Wonder series is a guide to close reading, critical thinking, and thoughtful writing about literature. It is perfect for young scholars grades 6-12, literature discussions, book clubs, and homeschooling. The study questions after each reading selection are crafted from a Christian Biblical perspective and include hymns, scripture, and ancillary readings.

How happy is he born or taught,
That serveth not another’s will;
Whose armour is his honest thought,
And simple truth his utmost skill!

Sir Henry Wotton