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An Extraodinary Egg – Leo Lionni

See larger image An Extraordinary Egg Our daughter found this book in the reading area of the science museum. After our initial reading she promptly asked for it to be read to her again and again! An Extraordinary Egg is a story of a most unlikely friendship. When Jessica the frog brings back home […]

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Cloudette – Tom Lichtenheld

See larger image Cloudette Cloudette is a favorite at our home. Our daughter delights in reading about Cloudette, the sweet little cumulus cloud who enjoys her life as a little cloud but longs to do big and important things like the other clouds. After being blown far from her neighborhood during a storm, she […]

At This Very Moment – Jim Arnosky

See larger image At This Very Moment Our daughter loves everything about the outdoors and nature…especially animals. On a recent trip to the library At This Very Moment caught her eye. She saw the cover and commented: “That looks like a really good book Mommy!” She was right. At This Very Moment is terrific. […]

A Penguin Story – Antoinette Portis

See larger image A Penguin Story I love the deceptively simple books that Antoinette Portis writes and illustrates. Her newest, A Penguin Story introduces the reader to Edna, a little penguin who is extremely curious. Edna decides there must be more out in the world than the three colors that surround her – white […]

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy – Eric Metaxas

See larger image Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyn, Prophet , Spy shares the amazing story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This exhaustive biography of Bonhoeffer’s life is extremely well written and engaging. The use of personal letters, interviews, and research provides the reader with a clear picture of who this man was and […]

Mole Music – David McPhail

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Blue Chameleon – Emily Gravett

See larger image Blue Chameleon The power of simplicity is found in Emily Gravett’s Chameleon. Yes, this book is about colors, but it is also about a search for friendship. The simply language coupled with eye catching illustrations of the chameleon transforming from color to color in an attempt to “fit in” and find […]

Women of Faith Afterglow

I had the privilege of being given tickets to the Women of Faith Conference in Dallas from Thomas Nelson Publishing. I was not sure exactly what to expect but was looking forward to the opportunity. I was not disappointed. It was an incredibly positive, encouraging experience which included music, speakers, and dramas.

Patsy Clairmont, Marilyn […]