Books for Young Readers [October 2020]

Here's a look at some new books from Zondervan + B&H this month for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Zondervan Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *Ashton's Dancing Dreams Emily (age 11): Sometimes it shows when you're having a bad day, and sometimes it seems like you are... Continue Reading →

Gracie’s Garden

Here's a look at some new books from B&H/Lifeway this month for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *Gracie's Garden Melody (age 13): I'm sure lots of us have read the Parable of the Mustard Seed. In Gracie's Garden, they talk about seeds,... Continue Reading →

Mina’s Ups and Downs

Here's a look at a new bilingual book for your family to enjoy in the Mina Learns Chinese series from Katrina Liu: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Website | Facebook | Youtube | Instagram *Mina's Ups and Downs Released: July 17, 2020 Publisher: Bowker Page Count: 35 Book Style: Picture... Continue Reading →

Books for Young Readers [July 2020]

Here's a look at some new books from Zondervan + B&H/Lifeway this month for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Zondervan Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *I Can Read My Illustrated Bible Melody (age 13): With colorful illustrations on every page, and delightful Bible stories-what's not to love?... Continue Reading →

The Money Challenge for Teens

As someone who has a degree in business finance, it's always "fun" to learn about personal finance. I love that this resource is available to youth who may not be ready to dive into the nitty-gritty of managing lots of money but it gives them a good start in a conversational tone that teens can... Continue Reading →

Books for Young Readers [June 2020]

Here's a look at some new books from Zondervan + B&H/Lifeway this month for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Zondervan Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *The Berenstain Bears Very Beary Stories: 3 Books in 1 Melody (age 13):  The Bernstein Bears are back again! This book... Continue Reading →

Where is Wisdom?

Here's a look at a new book from B&H Kids for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *Where is Wisdom? Melody (age 13): This book is about wisdom. Wisdom can only be found in God because He is all-powerful and knows EVERYTHING and... Continue Reading →

The Edge of Everywhen

Here's a look at a new book from B&H Kids this month for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *The Edge of Everywhen Melody (age 13): This book is about a book - a special magical book, in fact! It can speak to... Continue Reading →

Books for Young Readers [May 2020]

Here's a look at some new resources from Zondervan this month for your family: *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. Zondervan Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram *Fiona, It's Bedtime! Melody (age 13):  This is a cute and gentle book that shows different types of zoo animals. At the same... Continue Reading →

Scarlett’s Spectacles

I like this book because it talks about our feelings and how we can be glad, sad, grumbly, happy, and other emotions. It also shows that when we wake up we can choose ourselves what we can feel, but that we also have to think about what other people think about you feeling grumbly or... Continue Reading →

The Great Lemonade Stand Standoff

The Great Lemonade Stand Standoff is about three friends who find themselves in a money organization whose motto is Give, Save, Live! They give money to charity, and they save money so they can live. by Emily, age 10 *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. *The Great Lemonade Stand Standoff... Continue Reading →

He Numbered the Pores on My Face

I saw this title and laughed. Well, laughed inside my head. I thought, "Wow, what a funny title!" And then I wondered what was on her face, and evidently, it's a facial mask. With cucumbers on her eyes. (This book is supposed to be for teenagers but then I realized in half a year I... Continue Reading →

Strong

I must confess - I underestimated this book. I thought I wouldn't be interested in reading about these men. But, as usual, I got swept away in the stories...in the reading about these courageous, self-giving, compassionate men. by Melody, age 12 *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. *Strong: How God... Continue Reading →

Teen to Teen Academic Planner

It's hard to find good planners out there, and when I looked inside this planner, it included some of the elements that make a great planner and help me get organized for the school year. by Melody, age 12 *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. *Teen to Teen Academic Planner... Continue Reading →

Summer Reading 2019: Barnes and Noble

[Note: This is a repost of an old post with slight updates.] And so it begins… We enjoy our park playdates and mini-road trips and vacations and bike rides and Vacation Bible School during the summer months, but we’re also super chill and bookworm-ish (read: nerdy), so we enjoy all the different summer reading programs.... Continue Reading →

Empowered

by Melody, age 12 Whenever we read about other people's lives (I'm talking about famous, well-known people in history or the news), we always think "Oh, wow!" Or "How can I become like them? But in reality, these women were human, after all, and it was their strong faith and beliefs that made them brave to... Continue Reading →

What Am I Feeling?

Have you ever not known what to do with your emotions? Or with other people's emotions? This book, What Am I Feeling? describes how we can give each of our feelings a name, and how we can take control of our feelings. *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. *What Am I Feeling?... Continue Reading →

GraceFull

Has anyone ever given you something you didn't deserve? Maybe someone treated you to a yummy dessert just because you're friends. Maybe someone finished a book and passed it on to you to read. God showers grace on all of us and we read more about it in this new book GraceFull. *Note: This post... Continue Reading →

And Social Justice For All

Anyone can make a difference - if you're young or old. Don't wait! Start today! *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. *And Social Justice for All: Empowering Families, Churches, and Schools to Make a Difference in God's World by Lisa Van Engen  Released: February 26, 2019 Publisher: Kregel Publications Page... Continue Reading →

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