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Little Mouse’s Big Valentine – Thacher Hurd

This is my favorite Valentine’s Day book in our collection. Little Mouse has a very big valentine that he wants to share, but none of his friends are interested because it is just too big. As he ponders how to solve his dilemma, Little Mouse makes a new friend and together they come up with […]

Star Bright: A Christmas Story ~ Author – Alison McGhee and Illustrator – Peter H. Reynolds

A Christmas Story is a lovely book that tells the story of an angel who is uncertain what to bring to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus. Ultimately, she realizes a star that shines brightly is the perfect gift for a king. The text and illustrations in this book work together beautifully to create a […]

Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Family Devotional – Marty Machowski

Prepare Him Room is a delightful guide to implementing gospel focused traditions for your family during Advent. This lovely book includes weekly scripture readings as well as Christmas activities and songs. It would be a wonderful early Christmas gift for a family with young children.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New […]

A Better December: Proverbs to Brighten December – Steven Estes

This small book shares true stories accompanied by pen and ink illustrations. It is an encouraging reminder how we can each have a a more purposeful and peaceful Christmas season. The author uses the Book of Proverbs as a guide.

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

Pumpkin Cat – Ann Turner

Pumpkin Cat is a sweet story that features a ginger cat who finds safety at the library. Although the library is safe and warm and children come to visit during the day, it still doesn’t feel like home to the ginger cat. The unexpected arrival of Halloween Cat, a baby kitten left in a basket […]

The Word Collector – Peter H. Reynolds

School begins this week for our daughter, and this book has a perfect message for the start of a new school year!

Our family’s all time favorite children’s book author is Peter H. Reynolds! His newest book is a treasure. The Word Collector reminds young and old readers alike of the power of words and […]

The Flowering Cross – Beth Ryan

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 who truly loves God. She displays her unconditional love […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Love Monster and the Last Chocolate – Rachel Bright

Happy Valentine’s Day! Although this is not specifically a Valentine’s book, this story is a sweet one!

Love Monster is such a cute character. I was excited to see that he is now featured in a number of books. Love Monster and the Last Chocolate is a very sweet story that focuses on the importance […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Saying Grace: A Prayer of Thanksgiving (Traditions of Faith) – Virginia Kroll

This post originally appeared November 2013.

Saying Grace: A Prayer of Thanksgiving is a sweet book that describes life as an early settler.  The story itself features a little girl named Grace who struggles to remember her spelling word for school – bounty.  The reader is soon introduced to the world of hardship as well […]

Total Christmas Makeover: 31 Devotions to Celebrate with Purpose – Melissa Spoelstra

It is really easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas and completely lose focus on why we actually celebrate Christmas.  Total Christmas Makeover is a great way to refocus yourself and your family.  This seasonal devotional is terrific.  I particularly liked the questions for reflection at the end […]