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It Will Be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and – Lysa Terkeurst

Our daughter re-discovered this book recently and found it was a reassuring read during these uncertain times. This review was originally posted December 18, 2014.

It Will Be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change is a terrific book. The friendship that develops between little seed and little fox is a sweet one. Their adventures […]

My Side of the Mountain – Jean Craighead George

I revisited this classic and so enjoyed it. My Side of the Mountain shares the adventures of Sam Gribley as he spends a year living alone in the Catskill Mountains. His ability to live self sufficiently with his pet falcon Frightful was fascinating.




Title: My Side of the Mountain Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher:

Dutton Childrens Books

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Happy Father’s Day!

Sometimes You Fly – Katherine Applegate

Sometimes You Fly is another great book option for a graduation gift. The text takes one through the journey of growing up highlighting milestones and accomplishments of childhood. The illustrations in this book truly delight. This one is a favorite!


Celebrate You – Sherri Duskey Rinkler

Celebrate You would be a great graduation gift. It is filled with charming pictures that highlight the ups and downs experienced to reach a myriad of important milestones. This one is a winner!

Title: Celebrate You! Author: Sherri Duskey Rinker Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Balzer + Bray Release Date: March 5, 2019 Pages: 40

Surf’s Up – Kwame Alexander

Surf’s Up is a terrific end of the school year read aloud option. It not only features the fun of reading, but it also shares the delight that can be found in coupling reading with other fun summer activities. This gem is a real winner!

Title: Surf's Up Author: Kwame Alexander Publisher: NorthSouth (NY) Release Date:

February 1, 2016