Posts Categorized: Book Reviews

Book Review—God Gave Us Prayer

GIVEAWAY: I have one copy of this book, signed by the author, to give away. To enter, leave a comment at the bottom of this post. Winner will be selected at random on Saturday, May 15, and announced in my June newsletter. (Not subscribed yet? Click here.) God Gave Us Prayer gives kids and parents…

Book Review—The Tree Street Kids Series

   A new series, Tree Street Kids, hit middle-grade bookshelves in April, and it’s a winner. Although aimed at ages 8-12, readership may skew toward the younger end of the range because the series’ main character is 10. But two things will engage readers of any age—the action-packed plots and memorable characters. Set in a…

Book Review—Little Ewe: The Story of One Lost Sheep

This book releases February 23, 2021. To celebrate, the author and Beaming Books are offering a giveaway to readers within the United States. To enter, leave a comment at the bottom of this post. Winner will be selected at random on Tuesday, February 23, and announced in my March newsletter. (Not subscribed yet? Click here.)…

Book Review—The Invisible String

How can we feel secure when we’re separated from the ones we love? If you know a child dealing with separation anxiety or loss, this simple story about the Invisible String of love can help. And it’s perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Book Review—Jesus Came for Me

We teach little ones that we celebrate Christmas because Jesus was born. But what does Jesus’ coming mean to preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades? This board book with three short stories, just long enough for a young child’s attention span, seeks to expand their understanding with concepts they can hold on to…

Book Review—Mouse’s Christmas Gift

When it comes to celebrations, little things can make a big difference. That’s true whether you’re a boy handcrafting a simple wreath for the village church door, or, well, whether you’re a small mouse doing all you can to keep Christmas.

Book Review—The Giving Manger

Part of a boxed set, this new book encourages giving gifts to Jesus at Christmas by serving and helping others. As Christmas approaches, Anne and Ben learn there will be more gifts than usual this holiday season. They are surprised, saddened, and a bit angry to discover that doesn’t mean more gifts for them, but…