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Way Back Wednesday ~ Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden – Edith Pattou

See larger image Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden Looking for a lovely book to give to a beloved teacher at the end of the year?  Mrs. Spitzer’s garden is a winner!  This post was originally published on 01/11/10.

Beautiful pictures coupled with simple text provide a powerful message. Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden highlights the impact and influence […]

Hello Stars (Faithgirlz/Lena in the Spotlight) – Alena Pitts and Wynter Pitts

See larger image Hello Stars (Faithgirlz / Lena in the Spotlight) Our daughter always enjoys the Faithgirlz books! They are a quick, easy, fun read.  As a parent I love that these books do not include any content of concern, and they encourage behavior that displays kindness to others.

While this complimentary book […]

Word of Mouse – James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

See larger image Word of Mouse Word of Mouse is a terrific book which features Isaiah the Mouse.  Although Isaiah is scared about just about everything after being raised in a laboratory, he is very smart and has a will to succeed.  Through a very special friendship with a girl he meets after escaping […]

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart – Glenys Nellist

See larger image Love Letters from God; Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart features eighteen Bible stories – Nine from the Old Testament and nine from the New Testament that share the contributions of female Bible characters.  Each two page spread is beautifully illustrated […]

NKJV – The Woman’s Study Bible

See larger image The NKJV, Woman’s Study Bible, Cloth over Board, Pink Floral, Full-Color, Indexed: Receiving God’s Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation The Woman’s Study Bible is a beautiful volume that is specifically geared toward women.  It is a true study Bible and includes many maps, charts, and study notes.  I particularly enjoyed […]

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog – Adam Gidwitz

See larger image The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Once our daughter started reading this book, she couldn’t put it down.  The Inquisitor’s Tale is a fantasy story set in France during the Middle Ages.  Each chapter is a different tale told by a different story teller at […]

Brave is the New Beautiful: Finding the Courage to Be the Real You – Lee Wolfe Blum

See larger image Brave Is the New Beautiful: Finding the Courage to Be the Real You Brave is the New Beautiful is a little gem that is filled with stories of brave women which will inspire you and make you think.  Each story is a small sub-section of the book and is followed by […]

The Joy of Letting Go: Releasing Your Teen into Real Life in the Big World – Vicki Caruana

See larger image The Joy of Letting Go: Releasing Your Teen into Real Life in the Big World The Joy of Letting Go: Releasing Your Teen into Real Life in the Big World is a weekly devotional.  Inspirational readings and quotes encourage the reader to understand that the goal of parenting should be to […]