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Crenshaw – Katherine Applegate

As huge fans of The One and Only Ivan, our family was eager to see what Katherine Applegate would write next. We were not disappointed! Crenshaw is awesome! Just as The One and Only Ivan was a book we opted to partner read with our daughter; Crenshaw was as well. Dealing with serious topics is […]

Fast Metabolism Food RX: Powerful Prescriptions to Feed Your Body Back to Health – Haylie Pomroy

Fast Metabolism RX was an interesting read. Pomroy approaches food choices from a prescription point of view in order to address a variety of chronic health concerns. She strongly advocates the importance of cooking your meals at home and staying away from processed foods. This book will definitely make you think more critically about your […]

Mealtime Devotions – Free Offer

If your family is like most, breakfast is rushed to get everyone out the door. Lunch is spent at school or work. So where does that leave dinner? Nourish your family’s spiritual health as you eat supper together. Adventures in Odyssey and Odyssey Adventure Club want to give you a free resource to help you […]

I Want It All: Exchanging Your Average Life for Deeper Faith, Greater Power, and More Impact – Gwen Smith

I Want It All doesn’t focus on ways to pursue attaining worldly things. Rather, it explores the manner in which one can grow in faith and have a deeper impact. The book is divided up into three sections – All the Faith, All the Power, and All the Impact, and it is written in a […]

Easter Devotions and Activities for Your Whole Family

We’re down to the final two weeks before we celebrate Easter and Jesus’ resurrection. Do your children understand and grasp the full meaning of why we celebrate the holiday? Adventures in Odyssey and Odyssey Adventure Club want to provide your family with a week of meaningful, fun Easter activities to help make the holiday come […]

Brave Girls: Beautiful You: A 90 Day Devotional for Brave Girls Like You – Jennifer Gerelds

We love the Brave Girls series of devotionals. This is the third in the series, and our daughter was very excited when it arrived in the mail. These little devotionals provide a scripture verse and a few paragraphs about what that verse might look like in action at home, school, and beyond. Each section also […]

The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team’s Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics – Daniel James Brown

When I was reading the original version of this book, our daughter kept asking me about the story. Although the book was a bit too much for a younger reader, I had some great conversations about the book with her and the roles teamwork and tenacity had in the story. I was truly delighted to […]

Blogging Holiday

I am taking the week off for Spring Break with our little lady. My next new post will be Monday, March 14th.

Ratscalibur – Josh Lieb

Ratscalibur provides a new spin on the King Arthur story using rats. This fantasy based book is filled with adventure and action and was really enjoyed by our daughter. She specifically mentioned that it was worthy of getting a post on my blog…Quite an endorsement!