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Way Back Wednesday ~ Say Something – Peter H. Reynolds

This review was originally posted on April 8, 2019.

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 […]

Brave Irene – William Steig

Brave Irene celebrates grit. It is a terrific children’s book that includes great vocabulary, engaging illustrations, and a powerful message. This one is a winner!  

A Chair for My Mother – Vera B. Williams

A Chair for My Mother is a quiet book that packs a powerful punch. After a house fire, Rosa, her mother and grandmother work together saving their coins in order to purchase a new chair for Rosa’s hard working Mom. This book celebrates working hard for something, family, and community.

Title: A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition


Vera B. Williams


Juvenile Fiction


Harper Collins

Release Date:

August 1, 1984



Get Outside: A Journal for Refreshing Your Spirit in Nature – Ink and Willow

This beautiful guided journal would make a lovely gift for the nature lover in your life. It is filled with plenty of space to write and record thoughts as well as including listings of state and national parks, photography tips, interesting nature facts, and more. It is the perfect tool to record the majesty […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Damn Delicious: 100 Super Easy, Super Fast Recipes – Chungah Rhee

This post was originally published on February 10, 2020.

I originally found Chungah Rhee’s blog (Damn Delicious) and was delighted with the results whenever I tried one of her recipes. Then I found her cookbook which includes some favorites from the blog as well as many other outstanding recipes. Although all of the recipes are […]

Jesus Saves: The Gospel for Toddlers – Sarah Reju

Jesus Saves is a delightful board book that shares the gospel message in an age appropriate way. Simple text coupled with the colorful, engaging illustrations make this book a great read-a-loud. The final two pages of the book provide biblical support and suggestions regarding how to share the gospel message.

While this complimentary book was […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Ish – Peter H. Reynolds

This post was originally published on February 9, 2010.

Ish is another gem written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. Deceivingly simple text and pictures provide a powerful message in this follow up to The Dot. Ramon loves to draw more than anything else in the world until his brother makes a mean spirited […]

God Made Me in His Image: Helping Children Appreciate Their Bodies – Justin S. Holcomb and Lindsey A. Holcomb

God Made Me in His Image is another title in the God Made Me Series. This book presents God as our creator, and shares insight into God’s loving design in the creation of each of our bodies. Each book in this series includes a section filled with biblical guidance for parents and offers additional information […]

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