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Merry Christmas!

I hope you found some wonderful new books under your Christmas Tree this morning!

Blogging Vacation

I am taking a blogging vacation from December 20th thru January 9th. My next new post will be January 10th. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season!

Wishtree – Katherine Applegate

Our daughter is always eager to read Katherine Applegate’s newest book. Wishtree did not disappoint. This story is told from the point of view of Red, who is an enormous Red Oak Tree. The tree serves as the “wishtree” for the entire neighborhood. This is a beautifully written book about friendship and community that sticks […]

The Boy Who Loved Words – Roni Schotter

We love this book! Selig enjoys collecting all sorts of interesting words to keep for himself. After helping a poet complete his work with some of his collected words, Selig discovers sharing his word collection with others is a true delight. This word filled adventure is fun to read, and you may even be able […]

Bible Promises to Live By for Women – Katherine J. Butler

This lovely purse size edition is divided into short chapter-like sections. Each section focuses on a specific feeling or area of concern and includes a short narrative coupled with a series of Bible verses. The page set up and text are presented in an artistic manner which enhances the overall look and feel of the […]

Why I Didn’t Rebel: A Twenty-Two-Year-Old Explains Why She Stayed on the Straight and Narrow – And How Your Kids Can Too – Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach

This book tackles the myth that all teens rebel. The author uses her own experiences coupled with psychological research and in depth interviews to present her case. Ultimately, eight commonalities are found in homes where teens don’t rebel against their parents or their faith. These are explained and discussed within the text. This book was […]

Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win – Rachel Ignotofsky

If you are looking for a Christmas gift for a sports-loving tween/teen girl, this book would be a great pick!  Using the same format as Ignotofsky’s previous best-seller Women in Science, this volume recognizes the athletic achievements of women in sports.  Enjoyable and educational…This one is a winner!

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