Someday, a Book Review

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Need a book for a mom of any age? How about the New York Times bestseller, Someday?Alison Mcghee joins forces with illustrator, Peter Reynolds to create a mother/ child journey similar to Robert Munsch’s, Love You Forever. This book presents an insightful, gestalt view of parenting – reminding the reader that Some Day they will be looking at their children from a different vantage point.Told from a mother’s perspective, a woman moves from holding her newborn baby to watching that baby gro … [Read more...]

Where the Wild Things Are: Longing for More

Today, the world lost a prolific children’s writer, Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are. For many, the sight of this book and it's iconic images, first published in 1963, conjures up childhood memories. You may remember the lap, or lack thereof, that you were sitting on when you first experienced Mischievous Max run his mouth to his mom (who calls him “WILD THING!”) by yelling, “I’LL EAT YOU UP!” and is promptly sent to bed without dinner. In his room, still dressed in his wolf co … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Book Giveaway

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The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name, by Sally Lloyd-JonesThis Bible is unique in that, as the subtitle suggests, it shows Jesus throughout each page and story, even when he is not explicitly mentioned.  It seems, too often, children’s bibles turn the story of redemption into a series of moral stories. If you are tired of that story and want more for your children (and yourself for that matter) – this is your bible. If you or your little ones have already delighted in this … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Book Giveaway

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Caleb’s Lamb, by Helen SantosNot only does this book give the reader vivid insight into living as a shepherd during the time of the Exodus, it simultaneously functions as an analogy of the Christian belief in the substitutionary atonement for sin.And guess what? We’re giving away one book every day this week. So leave a comment for a chance to win today’s book.  Come back tomorrow for a different book which talks about the richness of the season for another chance to win!Tomorrow at n … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Book Giveaway

Herein is Love, Commentaries for Children, by Nancy GanzA homeschooling mom wrote these commentaries out of a desire for her own children to understand rich things about God. So far, she has covered the first four books of the Old Testament. Each section has a daily reading, prayer, and craft, as well as suggestions for visual aids, all to reinforce the lesson. This author has a tremendous grasp on the Bible as a whole, managing to intelligently show the reader how the Old Testament stories … [Read more...]

Easter Book Giveaways

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Daughter’s new dress, check. Picture with the bunny, check.Still needing a few things for the basket, so I drop into the local bookstore and browse through the cute rabbit displays, making my way to the section containing the “true meaning of Easter” selection. Wait. These books seem vaguely familiar to the clever bunny tales I was just reading in the secular section. Oh I see now, the big fluffy rabbit has been replaced by Jesus, hence the “religious” title.It seems few children’s books … [Read more...]

Leave a Comment For a Chance To Win

11- Sticky Jesus Book Giveaway

@stickyJesus: How to Live Out Your Faith Online How do you--a Christ follower--navigate the noise, dodge the danger, talk the tech, and speak hope into the online space? Read more about the new book @stickyJesus.We are giving three copies of @ stickyJesus away this week! Please leave a comment on this post for a chance to win.On one week from publication at noon (EST), we'll pick a name in a random drawing from all eligible entries received and send you an email notification.  Limit … [Read more...]


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