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Keeper of the Lost Cities – Shannon Messenger

Today, our little lady is stepping in and doing a book review for the blog.

Keeper of the Lost Cities is a phenomenal book. It is fast-paced and has lots of plot twists that make the storyline even more interesting. You can also really relate to all of the characters and what they […]

The Gospel in Hard Times – Joni and Friends

This Bible Study Guide focuses on suffering and is geared specifically for teens. Each well organized lesson provides reflection questions as well as a prayer focus and an action plan. Additionally, throughout the study, real life situations are powerfully used.

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

Be Loved – Emma Mae Jenkins

This colorful, engaging book is designed specifically for pre-teen and teen girls. Emma Mae Jenkins shares her high school years through the lens of her spiritual growth. Of particular note is the inclusion of a scripture to remember section at the end of each chapter. These well selected verses truly reaffirm the truths shared within […]

The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water – Gemma Merino

Everyone knows that crocodiles like water, except one particular friend featured in this book. With an encouraging and humorous tone, this delightful tale encourages the importance of being yourself no matter what. This is a fantastic read-a-loud and a new favorite that could be used with learners of all ages.


When Pencil Met Eraser – Karen Kilpatrick and Luis O. Ramos Jr.

Friendship and creativity are celebrated in this terrific picture book. When Pencil Met Eraser details how pencil and eraser first met and how they started working together. This clever book would be a tremendous read-a-loud option for all ages.

Title: When Pencil Met Eraser Author: Karen Kilpatrick, Luis O. Ramos, Jr., Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Imprint

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May 28, 2019



East Dragon, West Dragon – Robyn Eversole

East Dragon, West Dragon is an enjoyable tale of two dragons who live on opposite sides of the world and like it that way. Each of the dragons has a healthy degree of fear about the other, but a day comes when they meet each other. This little gem has a big message that is […]

Way Back Wednesday – First Day of School

Today is our daughter’s first day of middle school, and the message of The Dot seemed the perfect way to start the year. Looking forward to a great one!

The Dot is perhaps my favorite picture book of all time. The Dot introduces us to Vashti a little girl who is not very eager […]

Don’t Blame the Mud: Only Jesus Makes Us Clean – Marty Machowski

Our family became fans of Marty Machowski after reading his earlier work – Ology. Don’t Blame the Mud is another winner! This impactful book shares the gospel message is a memorable way. Of special note are the pictures within the book. They really bring the text to life.

While this complimentary book was provided for […]

Previously – Allan Ahlberg

Previously is a clever tale that weaves a number of fairy tales together by approaching each one by looking at what occurred previously to the part of the story commonly known by the reader. Although this initially appears to be a simple picture book, it would be a tremendous tool to use with older students […]

Secrets of Stargazing: Skywatching Tips and Tricks – Becky Ramotowski

This little gem is the perfect guide for beginning stargazers of all ages. It is filled with details about selecting the right telescope and how to use it. It also provides guidance for successful stargazing. This book is the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys astronomy!

Title: Secrets of Stargazing Author: Becky Ramotowski Genre: Nature Publisher:

Sky Publishing Corporation

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