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Young Women of Faith Bible

The Young Women of Faith Bible is designed specifically for tween and teen girls. It features weekly Bible studies that apply Bible truths to daily life. There are side notes throughout the text which provide additional explanation for the reader and a memory challenge section which highlights meaningful verses. The way this Bible is formatted […]

How the Meteorite Got to the Museum – Jessie Hartland

Jessie Hartland does an excellent job of turning science into an engaging story. How the Meteorite Got to the Museum is another winner. This book highlights the path a meteor took from arriving from outer space to finding a home at the American Museum of Natural History. Great illustrations bring the story to life!

The A-Z of C.S. Lewis – Colin Duriez

This book was so much more than I was expecting. It is truly an encyclopedia of the life and work of C.S. Lewis. Enthusiastic fans as well as true scholars, will be able to appreciate this text. It is truly exhaustive and helps a reader gain greater understanding of Lewis and his work.

While this […]

Spring Break Blogging Vacation

I will be taking a “blogging vacation” this week in order to focus on some family fun!

Real Women Leading with Proverbs 31 Values – Lisa Troyer and Dawn Yoder

Real Women Leading with Proverbs 31 Values shares ten different values from Proverbs 31 and then discusses them in action using a variety of different women from the Bible. The authors do a great job of making the material highly applicable to everyday experiences. This book is well worth reading and provides much to think […]

Love Monster – Rachel Bright

Poor Monster is looking for love. He quickly finds that everyone loves cute, fluffy creatures like kittens and bunnies but finding love as a hairy, googly-eyed monster is rather difficult. Just as little monster is about to give up on finding love, everything changes and love finds him. Great text combined with darling illustrations make […]

The Noisy Paint Box – Barb Rosenstock

The Noisy Paint Box is amazing. This book shares the story of artist Vasya Kandinsky. The story is well told, and the pictures are stunning. I love books that can easily serve as a springboard to further discussion, andThe Noisy Paint Box provides plenty of options for a home or school setting. This one is […]

Once Upon a Memory – Nina Laden

Today is a very unexpected “snow day” for us. It is actually an ice day, and we are enjoying hot chocolate, games, and crafts at our home. Our daughter asked if she might be able to be a guest blogger today at Once Upon a Storyville which seemed like a fun idea. Here is her […]