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Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek – Jill Osbourne

This is the first book in a FaithGirlz fiction series. It features Riley Mae who is a sweet Christian girl. Her faith is central to each book in the series and is displayed in her words and actions. Our daughter read all four of these books extremely quickly and greatly enjoyed them.

Be the Best Mom You Can Be: A Pracitical Guide to Raising Whole Children in a Broken Generation – Marina Slayton

This is a solid parenting book that is filled with practical advice and real world examples. Written with a Christian parenting perspective and a highly conversational tone, it is an easy read but provides a lot to think about for the reader. The questions and reflections at the end of each section provide a nice […]

Pandora the Curious (Goddess Girls) – Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams

Loosely based on Greek Myths, the Goddess Girl Series is a winner. These mystery/adventure stories are highly enjoyable and make for a quick read. Our soon to be third grader has devoured this series.

The Blender Girl Smoothies – Tess Masters

The Blender Girl Smoothies is filled with smoothie recipes that are easy and delicious. The book includes a wide array of recipes as well as a lot information about different ingredients and how they can enhance the taste and texture of your creations. Unfortunately, many of them really pack a high number of calories which […]

The Bronze Dragon Codex – R.D.Henham

Henham’s Dragon Codices Series is a an action-packed adventure series that is hard to put down once you start. Filled with fantasy, these books explore the world of dragons and include interesting human characters. Our daughter especially appreciated the fact that the main characters in this book were a courageous little girl and a brave […]

A Practical Guide to Dragon Riding – Lisa Trutkoff Trumbauer

Our daughter has recently become fascinated by dragons. A Practical Guide to Dragon Riding is a guidebook which presents all sorts of interesting details about dragons of all sorts. It has been a hit!


NIrV Study Bible for Kids

This NIrV Study Bible is specifically designed for kids 6-10 years old. The text is written at a third grade reading level which makes it highly accessible for young Bible readers. This version also includes a number of special features ~ Bible verses to memorize, questions to check for understanding, book introductions, and full color […]

A Bone to Pick – Mark Bittman

Well known food writer Mark Bittman provides insights about the foods we eat and what we would be better off not eating in A Bone to Pick. This book is a compilation of Bittman’s previous articles about food and the food industry. The information is presented in a clear, easy to understand manner and provides […]

Happy 4th of July!

Way Back Wednesday ~ The Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes

My daughter and I read this book last summer, and we are still talking about it.

The Hundred Dresses tells a thought provoking tale about peer pressure. Although written in the 1940’s it is sadly still highly relevant. Although a short book, there is great depth to this story, and I chose to partner read […]