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Goodbye, Friend!  Hello, Friend! – Cori Doerrfeld

Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend is a great little children’s book that tackles the topic of change and highlights challenges as well as rewards. Gentle text and engaging illustrations make this a wonderful read aloud that will resonate with students and most assuredly spark further discussion.

Title: Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! Author: Cori Doerrfeld Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Dial Books

Release Date:

2019

Pages:

40

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 […]

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

Pages:

32

Plant a Kiss – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Plant a Kiss is an uplifting story about generously sharing your gifts. The text is deceptively simple for a book with such a meaningful message, and the pictures are a delightful addition to the text. This book could be easily used for a meaningful read-aloud with learners of all ages.

 

 

 

 

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Water Princess – Susan Verde

The Water Princess presents the childhood experience of Georgie Badiel in Burkina Faso. This book combines lyrical story telling with beautiful illustrations. It would be a great literary element to include in a study of water and the scarcity of this precious natural resource throughout many areas in the world.

Title: The Water Princess Author: Susan Verde, Georgie Badiel,

Genre:

JUVENILE FICTION

Publisher:

Penguin

Release Date:

2016

Pages:

40

The Bear, the Piano, the Dog, and the Fiddle – David Litchfield

David Litchfield’s follow up to The Bear and the Piano is a winner. Once again using music, beautiful illustration, and themes of depth, Litchfield captivates the reader on a musical journey focused on the power of friendship. This is a terrific read aloud for all ages.

Title: The Bear, the Piano, the Dog, and the Fiddle

Author:

David Litchfield

Genre:

JUVENILE FICTION

Publisher:

Clarion Books

Release Date:

2019

Pages:

40

The Rabbit Listened – Cori Doerrfeld

The Rabbit Listened is a a remarkable children’s book. With limited text and expressive illustrations, empathy is fully displayed by sweet rabbit who understands the value of listening. This wonderful book is perfect for a read aloud with learners of all ages.

 

Title: The Rabbit Listened Author: Cori Doerrfeld Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Penguin Release Date:

2018

Pages:

40

Mama Kisses, Papa Hugs – Lisa Tawn Bergren

Lisa Tawn Bergren has a new book. Our family love her God Gave Us You series and was eager to read her newest work. Mama Kisses, Papa Hugs is a sweet tale that highlights the love shown by parents for a child and how that mirrors God’s love for all of His children. This encouraging […]

Little Mole’s Wish – Sang-Keun Kim

Little Mole’s Wish is a beautiful tale about friendship which is told in a kind and gentle manner. The illustrations are simply beautiful and bring this touching story to life. An amazing children’s book that deserves a place in your home library.

 

 

 

 

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Way Back Wednesday ~ Our Favorite Easter Book

This review was originally posted on April 1, 2015,

Reading this book has become a special Easter tradition for our family.

The Flowering Cross was a very quick favorite for our daughter. It is a touching Easter story which focuses on the transformational power of God’s love.

Katie is a six year old little girl […]