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The Pop Culture Parent: Helping Kids Engage Their World for Christ – Ted Turnau, E. Stephen Burnett, and Jared Moore

The Pop Culture Parent is a a great parenting resource. It encourages engagement with pop culture rather avoidance and explores fulfilling our role in the Great Commission by serving as an ambassador of Christ in our current culture. The authors did a great job exploring parenting through this lens throughout childhood including the teen year. […]

ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal – ESV Bibles by Crossway

lThe ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal is as beautiful as it is useful. Each volume includes the entire text of that book of the Bible. The two page spreads include one page of text and one page for taking notes. Additionally, there are beautiful illustrations throughout. ESV Study Journals may be purchased for individual books of […]

Straw – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Straw is the final book in a series by Rosenthal which also includes Spoon and Chopsticks. Delightful illustrations coupled with a heartfelt story about the importance of taking time to enjoy the moment make this book a winner. It is a great option for a fun read aloud!

Title: Straw Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Disney-Hyperion

Release Date:

February 4, 2020

Pages:

48

It’s Time to Sleep, My Love – Eric Metaxas

It’s Time to Sleep, My Love is a beautifully written and illustrated bedtime story. The gentle, reassuring text reminds one of a lullaby. This book would be a lovely gift for new parents.

Title: It's Time to Sleep, My Love Author: Nancy Tillman, Eric Metaxas, Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Release Date: September 30, 2008

Pages:

32

DoubtLess – Because Faith is Hard – Shelby Abbott

DoubtLess does a phenomenal job of addressing the issue of doubt when it comes to faith. It specifically hones in on the difference between doubt and unbelief. Written to target college student and other young adults, this text is encouraging and empowering.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth Press, no […]

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants (The Questioneers) – Andrea Beaty

As a follow up to her fantastic STEAM based picture books, Andrea Beaty has created a series of chapter books that feature familiar characters like Rosie Revere, Ada Twist, and Iggy Peck as “the questioners”. Utilizing questioning methods that scientists use to further their understanding and solve problems, “the questioners” are a terrific blend of […]

Day of Remembrance

Way Back Wednesday ~ Iggy Peck, Architect – Andrea Beaty

This review was originally posted on February 1, 2010.

Creativity and self expression are celebrated in Iggy Peck, Architect. Iggy Peck is a little boy who loves to build. Part of the charm of his creations lies in the nontraditional building supplies he often utilizes. When he reaches the second grade trouble strikes. His spirit […]

Happy Labor Day!

Hope you are having a relaxing day!

Outside in – Deborah Underwood

Outside in is a very special book that reminds readers that very little separates us from the outside. It is a fantastic celebration of the beauty and wonder of the outdoors. Magnificent illustrations enhance the beautiful, rhythmic text. This one is a new favorite!

Title: Outside In Author: Deborah Underwood Genre: JUVENILE FICTION Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers

Release Date:

2020

Pages:

40