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They're Rugby Boys, Don't You Know?
4.22
really liked it
By the grace of God, Natalie coped with crisis after crisis that would have propelled many others into retreat, callousness or hostility. One of the t ...more
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Aug 06, 2015
 
You Can Go Home Again
4.75
really liked it
It is awesome and cool. It’s better than all of the books that I read. It’s cool and scary at the same time when the hawk tries to get Molly.
Tina, ni
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Jul 03, 2015
 
A Home for Dakota (Sit! Stay! Read!)
4.22
it was amazing
This is a serious little story about a puppy mill rescue dog and an angry young girl who is undergoing chemotherapy. But it has a happy ending and bri ...more
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Jun 06, 2015
 
Reuben's Choice (The Adventures of Reuben Sense #1)
4.19
really liked it
Vellacott has created a likable character to whom many of us can relate. Reuben is a kind boy who knows right from wrong, but he sometimes makes impul ...more
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Sep 16, 2017
 
Nehemiah: Becoming a Godly Leader
4.29
it was amazing
"A leader is made by what he does in solitude, and a leader is broken down by what he does in solitude." (p.49)

How is it that a book written centuries
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Nov 28, 2015
 
Where Is That Cat?
4.00
it was amazing
One simply must conclude that Carol Greene and Loretta Krupinski know cats--and young children. The predictable plot heightened the kindergarteners' i ...more
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Jun 06, 2015
 
The Mouse in the Manger
4.38
it was amazing
“He has a present now.” (May, 4 years old)

As a young four-year-old, my granddaughter May appreciated the artwork and the story, which I told her rathe
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May 24, 2017
May 24, 2017
 
Further Adventures in Barn Town ( Adventures in Barn Town, #2)
4.47
really liked it
Meet Stripe, the soft-hearted, tough talking guard cat of Barn Town. I’m not sure how Eve Culley does it, but I can hear this tomcat’s voice as he pat ...more
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Jan 17, 2018
 
Rainbow Learns to Fly (Rainbow's Promise)
4.00
really liked it
Perhaps upon graduation, or maybe on your wedding day, or with the birth of a child, you thought you’d arrived—and then found that another journey had ...more
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Mar 27, 2017
 
Jackrabbit McCabe and the Electric Telegraph
3.84
it was amazing
Jackrabbit McCabe is a hero all right. The joyful speedster fetches ol’ Doc Dobbins to patch up the overachievers in the Double Dare Ya Club, and roun ...more
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Mar 29, 2016
 
Rocket Writes a Story
4.18
it was amazing
The children in the story circle are insistent--their teachers don't stand on pencils. Maybe that's because they're not like Rocket's teacher, the lit ...more
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Aug 25, 2015
 
Teaching Christ's Children about Godly Feelings
4.00
really liked it
Paul exhorts Timothy to be a worker who “correctly handles the word of truth” (2 Tim 2:15, NIV). Dr. Hyman’s book provides children with tools from th ...more
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Nov 27, 2016
 
Billy Is Nasty To Ant (The Billy Books #3)
4.50
really liked it
I like Billy. Like other realistic heroes, Billy is imperfect, but he’s also kindhearted, funny and teachable. “Billy is Nasty to Ant” portrays an ent ...more
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Aug 09, 2016
 
Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale
4.31
it was amazing
Soft, glowing pictures and a warm, gentle story invite the Christ Child into the world and young listeners into the miracle of His birth.
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Jun 24, 2018
 
The Kingdom of Thrim
4.81
really liked it
I Corinthians 3:9 for Children

“Can it be that I need to go home . . . ?” asks a sadder and wiser Yoj. He is beginning to understand that our gifts are
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Aug 26, 2016
 
Flora's Surprise!
3.83
it was amazing
There was no use pretending. I confessed to the kindergartners before even reading them this story that I’d been surprised. SOMETIMES I can guess the ...more
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Apr 23, 2016
 
Love Triangles, Discovering Jesus the Jew in Today's Israel
4.59
it was amazing
Bobbie Ann’s memoir, "She Does Not Fear the Snow," features a mysterious rug with a life-changing message—fashioned by an unknown weaver. Now Bobbie A ...more
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Oct 01, 2015
 
Halito Gianna: The Journey Continues (Gianna the Great #2)
4.70
really liked it
I read somewhere that we’re not supposed to use coincidence in our story plots, but Becky Villareal has made believable and effective use of it here. ...more
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Oct 02, 2016
 
The Monkey Goes Bananas
3.95
it was amazing
The monkey book was very funny." K, six years old

This is one of the most engaging books I've read to the kindergartners. The sparse text (The Monkey/
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Apr 13, 2015
 
Larry Potty's Animal Rhymes
4.60
really liked it
"Research in recent decades has provided a wealth of knowledge on how sensitivity to rhyme helps children progress with reading." (Book Trust)

Rhyming
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Aug 31, 2015
 
Cool Kids Wear Glasses
4.38
really liked it
It’s a very wonderful book. Tina, third grader
It made perfect sense. I’ve seen that scene lots of times in school. I thought that was really well writ
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Jun 08, 2015
 
Rainbow's Promise
4.83
it was amazing
It’s not fun to be teased because you are “less” than others, and it’s not fun to wait for things to get better, either. But Rainbow doesn’t just wait ...more
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Feb 11, 2017
 
The Shiny Little Pebble
4.50
really liked it
An Internet search turns up seven basic story types, and Ecclesiastes 1:9 tells us “there is nothing new under the sun.” So what’s a writer to do? Tel ...more
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Oct 10, 2018
 
A Friend for Growl Bear
3.14
really liked it
Who wants to play with a growling bear, even a very little one? Certainly not the rabbit, squirrel, mouse or birds. Then when Old Owl tells the others ...more
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Jun 01, 2015
 
Marley and the Kittens
3.83
it was amazing
Marley discovers two abandoned kittens and his family rescues them. What could possibly go wrong?

Plenty, as our lumbering hero tries hard to be just
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Jun 16, 2015
 
Pinnacles of Power (The Maxwell Chronicles, #1)
4.22
it was amazing
An absorbing read, much food for thought, and a promise of more to come--all from a master storyteller.
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May 20, 2015
 
Jack goes to Hospital
4.50
really liked it
What a comfort for Jack to have his parents at the hospital with him, and for the kind medical staff to explain the procedures before they are carried ...more
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Feb 11, 2017
 
Arise Warrior Princess
5.00
it was amazing
What a privilege it is to review this book! In this highly personal account, Lisa tells us something of her triumphs, fears and failures, and shares i ...more
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Nov 11, 2016
 
The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius
4.13
it was amazing
“. . . if it came down to choosing between extra therapy and blowing dandelion fluff at each other in the backyard, we went with the dandelions every ...more
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Nov 19, 2013
 
Mary's Diary: The Life of Jesus Through His Mother's Eyes
4.43
really liked it
There’s such an immediacy to Marilyn’s writing that reading "Mary’s Diary" is an immersion experience.

I felt that I walked with Mary, as she
* bore her
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Sep 16, 2017
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