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Teeny Tiny Toady – Jill Esbaum

Teeny Tiny Toady tells the story of a family of toads attempting to rescue their mother who has ended up in a bucket.  After many attempts have been made by her big, strong brothers, petite little toady uses her smarts to save their Mom.  This sweet tale is filled with valuable lessons and makes for a great read-a-loud.

Teeny Tiny Toady Book Cover Teeny Tiny Toady
Jill Esbaum
Juvenile Fiction
Sterling Children's Books
March 1, 2016

Dear Girl, – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Dear Girl, is truly a delight.  It is a terrific reminder for every girl, no matter what her age, of her worth and her potential.  I really liked this one a lot!

Dear Girl, Book Cover Dear Girl,
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Paris Rosenthal,
Juvenile Fiction
December 26, 2017

Happy 4th of July!

I Can Only Imagine: A Memoir – Bart Millard and Robert Noland

I Can Only Imagine chronicles the story behind the number one selling Christian music single of all time.  The emotionally charged story of Bart Millard’s life and specifically his relationship with his father is a testament to the power of God in the lives of his children.  Whether you are a MercyMe fan or not, this book is an enjoyable read and provides insights and details that are not in the recently released movie version.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

I Can Only Imagine Book Cover I Can Only Imagine
Bart Millard
W Publishing Group
February 13, 2018

A Bright Tomorrow: How to Face the Future Without Fear – Jared Mellinger

A Bright Tomorrow helps direct the reader to biblical truths that supply confidence and ultimately peace about the future.  The text is easy to read and is enhanced by reflection questions at the end end of each chapter.  This would make an excellent resource for a small group study.

This title – A Bright Tomorrow and many other excellent resources are available thru New Growth Press.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

A Bright Tomorrow Book Cover A Bright Tomorrow
Jared Mellinger
June 4, 2018

May I Come In? – Marsha Diane Arnold

May I Come In? is a wonderful story that highlights the impact and  importance of kindness.  Set during a thunderstorm in the forest, the concerns the animals have during the storm will resonate with primary aged learners.  This one is a winner!

May I Come In? Book Cover May I Come In?
Marsha Diane Arnold
Juvenile Fiction

Look Out!  It’s a Dragon! – Jonny Lambert

Sweet, kind Sapphire the Dragon finds it difficult to make friends at first, but soon the animals discover that her dragon-nature is not what they originally expected.  This lovely story is beautifully illustrated and would make a terrific read-a-loud for young learners as well as more experienced ones.

Look Out! It's a Dragon! Book Cover Look Out! It's a Dragon!
Jonny Lambert
Juvenile Fiction

Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero – Patricia McCormick

Sergeant Reckless is an outstanding picture book.  The book shares the true story of a small abandoned horse who ultimately is able to do amazing things which aid the American troops during the Korean War.  The pictures throughout the book are fantastic and truly enhance the text.  This one is really a winner!

Sergeant Reckless Book Cover Sergeant Reckless
Patricia McCormick
Juvenile Nonfiction
Balzer + Bray
September 12, 2017

Happy Memorial Day!

The Better Mom: Growing in Grace between Perfection and the Mess – Ruth Schwenk

The Better Mom is a wonderfully encouraging book for moms.  It includes helpful tips and stories that you cannot help but relate to as a mother.  Ultimately, Schwenk explores how God uses motherhood as a means to shape us into who He wants us to become.  This one is an easy, enjoyable read that will both encourage and inspire you.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Handlebar Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my personal and honest opinions.

The Better Mom Book Cover The Better Mom
Ruth Schwenk
April 24, 2018