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Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay – Susan Hood

See larger image Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay I first became aware of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay from an episode of 60 Minutes.  This uplifting and inspirational children’s book shares the story of that very special orchestra which is composed of instruments made from recycled trash.  Ada’s Violin […]

The Mysterious Benedict Society – Trenton Lee Stewart

See larger image The Mysterious Benedict Society: 10th Anniversary Edition It is always fun to find a new series that our daughter enjoys.  The Mysterious Benedict Society is an engaging adventure tale featuring intermediate grade students.  Our daughter could not put this one down.  I found her reading it as she tried to brush her teeth! 

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Release date May 2, 2017.

Stepping on Cheerios: Finding God in the Chaos and Clutter of Life – Betty Singleton Snyder

See larger image Stepping on Cheerios: Finding God in the Chaos and Clutter of Life Stepping on Cheerios: Finding God in the Chaos and Clutter of Life is written in a very conversational tone and includes a variety of popular cultural references.  The book provides a good reminder about keeping things in perspective and […]

Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew – Ursula Brewer

See larger image Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew Nurk is a wonderful adventure story that features a shrew named Nurk who is an unlikely hero.  Courage, friendship, kindness and hope are explored in this thought-provoking tale that will delight intermediate elementary readers as well as their parents.  New From: $4.98 USD In Stock

Way Back Wednesday ~ Echo – Pam Muñoz Ryan

See larger image Echo Looking for a terrific book for a tween mother/daughter summer book club?  Echo would be a terrific option!  This post was originally published on 11/09/16.

Echo was another favorite for our daughter as she read the nominated books for the Texas Bluebonnet Award.  The book is a bit larger than […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden – Edith Pattou

See larger image Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden Looking for a lovely book to give to a beloved teacher at the end of the year?  Mrs. Spitzer’s garden is a winner!  This post was originally published on 01/11/10.

Beautiful pictures coupled with simple text provide a powerful message. Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden highlights the impact and influence […]

Hello Stars (Faithgirlz/Lena in the Spotlight) – Alena Pitts and Wynter Pitts

See larger image Hello Stars (Faithgirlz / Lena in the Spotlight) Our daughter always enjoys the Faithgirlz books! They are a quick, easy, fun read.  As a parent I love that these books do not include any content of concern, and they encourage behavior that displays kindness to others.

While this complimentary book […]

Word of Mouse – James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

See larger image Word of Mouse Word of Mouse is a terrific book which features Isaiah the Mouse. Although Isaiah is scared about just about everything after being raised in a laboratory, he is very smart and has a will to succeed. Through a very special friendship with a girl he meets after escaping […]

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart – Glenys Nellist

See larger image Love Letters from God; Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart features eighteen Bible stories – Nine from the Old Testament and nine from the New Testament that share the contributions of female Bible characters.  Each two page spread is beautifully illustrated […]

NKJV – The Woman’s Study Bible

See larger image The NKJV, Woman’s Study Bible, Cloth over Board, Pink Floral, Full-Color, Indexed: Receiving God’s Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation The Woman’s Study Bible is a beautiful volume that is specifically geared toward women.  It is a true study Bible and includes many maps, charts, and study notes.  I particularly enjoyed […]