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The Book of Comforts: Genuine Encouragement for Hard Times – Faires, Faires, Wernet, and Wilder

The Book of Comforts is a very special book. Whether you use it for short daily readings or simply read it, the power of God’s promises are beautifully shared. This book would make a wonderful gift for a family member or friend who is dealing with difficulties.

While this complimentary book was provided for review […]

Pup 681: A Sea Otter Rescue Story – Jean Reidy

Pup 681 is a fictional version of the story of Luna the sea otter. Luna was an orphan that was originally rescued by the Monterey Bay Aquarium staff when she was less than a week old. She received round the clock care and is now a healthy and happy sea otter. She currently lives at […]

More for Mom: Living Your Whole and Holy Life

More for Mom: Living Your Whole and Holy Life is an uplifting and encouraging read. Kristin Funston does an exceptional job of discussing motherhood thru the lens of scripture. This is a great book for a new mom, but it is also a valuable resource for more experienced moms.

While this complimentary book was provided […]

There’s Nothing to Do! – Dev Petty

Frog is back, and this time he is frustrated because there is nothing to do. After much searching and frustration, he gets a bit of insight from a frog friend who encourages him to enjoy the world around him. Ultimately, Frog finds joy and peace as he takes in the wonder of nature.

Title: There's Nothing to Do!

Author:

Dev Petty

Genre:

JUVENILE FICTION

Publisher:

Doubleday Books for Young Readers

Release Date:

2017

Pages:

32

I Don’t Want to Go to Sleep – Dev Petty

A recent trip to the library allowed for the discovery of a few new Dev Petty books.

I Don’t Want to Go to Sleep features our froggy friend from I Don’t Want to be a Frog puzzling over how frogs get to spend the winter. Initially, our frog friend wants to spend the winter having […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ I Don’t Want to be a Frog – Dev Petty

This review was originally posted on May 18, 2015.

Our daughter is crazy about frogs and was a bit skeptical when she saw this book. The story focuses on a frog who isn’t very comfortable in his own green skin. He imagines life would be much better as a cat, or a pig, or perhaps […]

Say Something – Peter H. Reynolds

Our favorite children’s book author has released another winner! Say Something encourages the reader to realize that everyone has something worthwhile to share and by sharing can make the world a better place. Delightful illustrations make the text come to life in this tale of encouragement and empowerment. Say Something is the perfect classroom read […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Island of the Blue Dolphin– Scott O’Dell

This post was originally published on January 12, 2015.

This classic was one of my very favorites as a child. I was excited to share it with our daughter, and I was delighted that she loved it too. Island of the Blue Dolphin shares the story of Karana and her survival on an island off […]

Parenting Beyond the Rules: Raising Teens with Confidence and Joy – Connie Albers

Parenting Beyond the Rules is an encouraging and inspiring book that focuses on how to continue to have a strong relationship with your child as he/she moves into the teen years. Rather than viewing the teen years as something to dread and simply try to get through, Parenting Beyond the Rules presents these years as […]