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NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

On 6/1 Renee K wrote: What a nice Bible for kids that is recommended for ages 8-12. I think older teens would like this Bible also. This Bible is a great way to teach your kids how to study God’s word. It’s full of some great resources. This is hardback Bible with 1,936 pages. The pages are a nice quality. I suspect ... NIV Kids Visual Study Bible Review

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5 Stars

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Upon A Spring Breeze

Upon A Spring Breeze

On 5/11 Renee K wrote: When I first picked up this book I thought that this was the first book that I have read by Kelly Irvin. After getting into the story I remembered several years ago reading, “The Beekeepers Son”. I noticed the authors writing style. This story was a roller coaster of emotions. Such feelings in a ... Upon a Spring Breeze by Kelly Irvin Book Review

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5 Stars

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KJV, Thinline Bible, Large Print, Cloth Over Board, Green, Red Letter Edition

KJV, Thinline Bible, Large Print, Cloth Over Board, Green, Red Letter Edition

On 5/3 Renee K wrote: Thomas Nelson has come out with a beautiful line of large print Thinline Bible. They have several cover options to choose from and are available in both the KJV and NKJV. I have the KJV. This is a hardcover Bible that is around 9 ½” X 6 ½” and weights less than 2#. The cover is covered in an elegant ... KJV, Thinline Bible, Large Print, Cloth over Board, Green, Red Letter Edition Review

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KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, Red Letter Edition

KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, Red Letter Edition

On 4/13 Renee K wrote: I like being able to carry a Bible with on me. As much as we are on the go, I like being able to pull out a Bible in my backpack or purse. This is a nice looking Bible. With a beautiful Leathersoft cover, which I assume is an imitation leather. The cover is a two-tone color in rick burgundy and dark ... KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, Red Letter Edition Bible Review

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5 Stars

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If I'm Found

If I'm Found

On 4/13 Renee K wrote: This is the second book in the If I Run Series. I recommend you read the first book in the series first, If I Run. It would make a lot more sense and there is a lot of back story in the first book to fully appreciate the characters and the plot. With much anticipation for this book I think I devoured ... If I’m Found by Terri Blackstock Book Review

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Thank  You, God, for Grandpa

Thank You, God, for Grandpa

On 3/21 Renee K wrote: This is the first book in this series of books that I have read. Oh my, this is an adorable book. This is a board book with around 20 pages. It’s a perfect size for little hands to page through the pictures. The illustrations are done by Rosalinda Knightly. The pages are colorful and so much to discover ... Thank You, God. for Grandpa by Amy Parker Book Review

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5 Stars

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NIV The Plans I Have for You Holy Bible, Hardcover

NIV The Plans I Have for You Holy Bible, Hardcover

On 3/3 Renee K wrote: here are so many Bibles out there that it’s almost hard to figure out which one to get. Zonderkidz latest kids Bible has notes written by Amy Parker who has written many children’s books. The Bible is intended for 8-12 year olds This is a hardcover Bible with 1,229 pages. The pages in the Bible ... NIV The Plans I Have For You Holy Bible Book Review

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3 Stars

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KJV Word Study Bible

KJV Word Study Bible

On 2/14 Renee K wrote: This is a nice KJV Bible. The Bible has beautiful imitation leather cover in a vibrant brown color that would be nice for either a man or woman. No trendy cover for the Bible which, seems to be popular these days. The cover is a good classy- timeless looking leather Bible cover. They also have one that ... KJV Word Study Bible 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible Review

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5 Stars

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Whatever is Lovely

Whatever is Lovely

On 1/14 Renee K wrote: Whatever is Lovely is another amazing resource for tweens and teens from the Faithgirlz collection. This is a hardback compact book. It’s around 8x5 in size. There is a pretty purple ribbon bookmark to keep your place. This is a 90 day devotional journal that has 320 pages. The font is an average ... Whatever is Lovely by Allia Zobel Nolan Book Review

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Brave Girls 365-Day Devotional

Brave Girls 365-Day Devotional

On 12/31 Renee K wrote: My daughter loves Brave Girls and this makes for a happy mom when my 14 year old daughter with special needs gets excited about reading. Reading is a hard task for her and when she gets excited about reading then it brings much joy to my heart especially when it’s a devotional. I was super exited ... Brave Girls 365 Devotional Book Review

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5 Stars

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KJV, Journal The Word Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, Black, Red Letter Edition

KJV, Journal The Word Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, Black, Red Letter Edition

On 12/2 Renee K wrote: I am not one that is comfortable drawing pictures in my Bible. I’m also not against it if that is how someone wants to express themselves with God’s word. I do like lots of space to take notes and write something that inspires me. I also am not getting any younger and love larger print. This is ... KJV Journal the Word Bible Large Print Review

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NIrV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

NIrV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

On 10/31 Renee K wrote: The Beginner’s Bible was my kids first Bible. I was delighted to see a version for older kids. This is the New International Reader’s Version and it’s also available in other versions. Not to mention a lot of other resources available now. This particularly Bible is for around ages 6-10. There ... The Beginner’s Bible Holy Bible NIrV Review

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KJV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

KJV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

On 10/31 Renee K wrote: The Beginner’s Bible was my kids first Bible. I was delighted to see a version for older kids. This is the King James Version and it’s also available in other versions. Not to mention a lot of other resources now. This particularly Bible is for around ages 6-10. The font is larger and nice for easy ... The Beginner’s Bible Holy Bible

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NKJV, Study Bible

NKJV, Study Bible

On 10/21 Renee K wrote: There are so many Bibles out there to choose from these days. There is something for everyone likes when it comes to choosing a Bible. This Bible has a lovely imitation leather cover framed in a rich dark blue with a light blue in the inside of the frame. It looks real classy and very pleasing to the ... The NKJV, Study Bible, Imitation Leather, Blue, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition Book Review

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NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

On 6/29 Renee K wrote: My 10 year old son eyes lit up when he seen the NIrV Minecrafters Bible that we received. He likes playing Minecraft and he was super excited. NIrV Minecrafters Bible is a hardback Bible with 1,144 pages. The Bible has 24 full colored illustrated of designs Minecraft building designs of varies Bible ... NIrV Minecrafters Bible Book Review

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4 Stars

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NKJV, The Chronological Study Bible

NKJV, The Chronological Study Bible

On 5/19 Renee K wrote: It has always intrigued me being able to read the Bible in chronological order. I was pretty excited to explore this Bible. Wow, this is a nice Bible. The cover is gorgeous Leathersoft in a two tone blue and stone color (other colors available). The pages and I mean all the pages are full colored in ... The Chronological Study Bible, NKJV – Book Review

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5 Stars

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Brave Girls: Beautiful You

Brave Girls: Beautiful You

On 4/7 Renee K wrote: It is so important to let young girls know how special they are and to appreciate who God made them to be. Our girls are surrounded by so much junk with looking so good on the outside. This is a sweet reminder that God looks at our inside where the true beauty is. This paperback book has 136 pages. ... Brave Girls: Beautiful You by Jennifer Gerelds Book Review

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ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

On 2/29 Renee K wrote: This is an adorable hardback Bible that will be appealing to girls. It’s sparkles, shines, and has a pretty crown on the front cover. The font is an average. The front of the Bible has Key Verse Highlight, almost like a small concordance that highlights certain words to find within the scripture. There ... ICB, Princess Bible Purple Pearl Review

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5 Stars

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God Bless Our Country

God Bless Our Country

On 2/11 Renee K wrote: This is an adorable board book for ages 0-4. It has 20 fully colored illustrated pages. The book is a nice size for little hands. The picture uses animals in a catchy rhyme that will be delightful for toddlers and preschoolers. Using the animals instead of people in this story will be a popular book ... God Bless Our Country by Hannah C. Hall Book Review

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Faithgirlz Bible, NKJV

Faithgirlz Bible, NKJV

On 12/18 Renee K wrote: This is a sturdy hardback Bible with an eye-catching cover for young girls. It has 1466 pages. The pages aren’t thin and can be written in without out bleeding through the other side. The publisher is Zonderkidz. Some neat features in this Bible are the following. Book introductions—Learn about ... NKJV Faithgirlz Bible Book Review

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5 Stars

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Giant Print Holy Bible, NIrv

Giant Print Holy Bible, NIrv

On 11/24 Renee K wrote: We have a dear elderly friend who loves reading the Bible. Lately, reading as been more difficult for her. She didn’t need anything fancy but, just the word. The NlrV Giant Print Holy Bible (Easy to Read) is just that. It has a hardback book with 2,358 pages. The Bible isn’t overly bulky as some ... Giant Print Holy Bible, NIrV Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Kids' Book of Devotions Updated Edition

The Kids' Book of Devotions Updated Edition

On 11/10 Renee K wrote: As a mom I want my kids to dig into God’s word and spent time thinking about what they read in God’s word. I was pretty excited when The Kids Book of Devotions A 36-Day Adventure in God’s Word came available to review. The devotional is attended for ages 7-11. This palm sized paperback book is ... The Kids Book of Devotions A 36-Day Adventure in God’s Word by Mark Littleton

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4 Stars

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A Simple Prayer

A Simple Prayer

On 5/20 Renee K wrote: This is the fourth and final book in the Hearts of Lancaster Grand Hotel series. It has been a delightful series that I am sad to see it coming to an end. This can be read without reading the previous books as it stands alone. You will want to read the other three as they are all wonderful books. Amy ... A Simple Prayer by Amy Clipston

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5 Stars

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Brave Girls: Better Than Perfect

Brave Girls: Better Than Perfect

On 4/7 Renee K wrote: Brave Girls Better than Perfect,says it’s a 90 devotional that covers different topics and is recommended for ages 7-pre-teens. Actually, there are only 86 devotionals along with the introductions. The chapters are: Truth Detectives Bible Beauty and Beaus Divine Design Body Builders Character Quest Mind ... Brave Girls Better Than Perfect by Jennifer Gerelds

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4 Stars

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The Daniel Cure

The Daniel Cure

On 3/4 Renee K wrote: I have had many friends participate in the Daniel Fast. Sometimes they would join together to do this. I didn’t know much about it until I read this book. I knew it was based off the scriptures in Daniel about what he ate during a time period so he could pray. The inspiration behind The Daniel Cure ... The Daniel Cure by Susan Gregory

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4 Stars

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The Beekeeper's Son

The Beekeeper's Son

On 1/28 Renee K wrote: Being a beekeeper got me pretty excited to read this book. I also enjoy Amish fiction. One of the characters is Phineas King who was in a terrible accident that killed his mother and left him disfigured and with emotional scars. The accident has made him a loner who prefers the company of his bees rather ... The Beekeeper’s Son Book Review by Kelly Irvin

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5 Stars

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A Dream of Home

A Dream of Home

On 11/22 Renee K wrote: This is the Third book in the Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series. It could easily be a stand-alone novel if you haven’t read the last two books in the series. I have enjoyed Amy Clipston’s books she has a unique style among the Amish fiction writers. I like the variety and style that each ... A Dream of Home by Amy Clipston Book Review

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5 Stars

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Plush Bible Collection, NIV

Plush Bible Collection, NIV

On 11/22 Renee K wrote: This Bible is a fun design for a special girl in your life or even for yourself! I like that under the plush that it has a hardback cover. The cover is very appealing with the leopard pink sparkling fabric and so soft. Now for what really matters is the context inside the Bible! I’m not reviewing the ... The Plush Bible Collection Review NIV

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5 Stars

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The NKJV Study Bible

The NKJV Study Bible

On 10/29 Renee K wrote: The NKJV Study Bible, the most comprehensive study Bible available, now in a full-color edition with added features! The acclaimed NKJV Study Bible is the most complete study system for all who desire accurate study in God’s Word. The Second Edition includes more features to make it the best all-purpose ... NKJV Study Bible Full-Color Edition Book Review

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5 Stars

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Apostle Paul

Apostle Paul

On 9/17 Renee K wrote: I like that this is simple for young readers yet filled with good information that is easy to understand. I love history and I love how this is presented in this book. This would be great for any Christian school resource. I am planning on using this in my homeschool this year. I look forward to sharing ... Get to Know Apostle Paul Book Review

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5 Stars

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King David

King David

On 8/12 Renee K wrote: Get to Know King David is a very colorful biography for kids. This book has 12 chapters followed by 5 other sections of resources. This a bible study tool for kids to learn about the life of King David with his biography and scripture references. Each chapter and paragraph are short and great for young ... Get to Know King David by Nancy I. Sanders Book Review

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NIV Essentials Study Bible

NIV Essentials Study Bible

On 7/18 Renee K wrote: here seems to be a new study Bible quite often these days which makes choosing a Bible a big task nowadays. When I first became a believer my first Bible was an NIV Study Bible. I still have it and it’s been well used and loved over the years. It’s pretty worn out and is falling apart literally. I ... NIV Essentials Study Bible Review

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NIV ReadEasy Bible

NIV ReadEasy Bible

On 6/17 Renee K wrote: If you are looking for a no nonsense Bible without all the distractions then the NIV ReadEasy Bible would be a good fit for you. It has no study notes, no dictionary, no commentary, concordances, and maps. Just God’s Holy Word without all the extra stuff. Not that I don’t like study Bibles but at ... NIV ReadEasy Bible Review

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5 Stars

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The Kissing Bridge

The Kissing Bridge

On 4/19 Renee K wrote: This is the third book in the Series “Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors” by Tricia Goyer. I was excited to get back to West Kootenai, Montana and get reacquainted with old characters and meet new ones. You don’t have to read the other books in the series to catch up first. I would recommend you ... The Kissing Bridge by Tricia Goyer Book Review

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5 Stars

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Pups of the Spirit

Pups of the Spirit

On 3/5 Renee K wrote: What a cute way to introduce children to the Fruits of the Spirit. The nine puppies are all different breeds with different personalities. I love how the story gives examples that a child can do on how to apply the Fruit of the Spirit in their life. The illustrations are fun and delightful. This is ... Pups of the Spirit by Jill Gorey Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV

The Jesus Bible, NIV

On 2/18 Renee K wrote: How do you review the Bible? It’s God’s divine Word? I have reviewed many children’s Bibles throughout the years. Needless to say, this has been my favorite. It’s attended for ages 9-12. I feel that it could be read to younger children or even older children. It would also be a great Bible for ... The Jesus Bible, NIV: Discover Jesus in Every Book of the Bible Book Review

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5 Stars

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 1/27 Renee K wrote: What a fun book for a child who loves pirates. This books message is from Luke 10 talking about, “Loving your neighbor.” The neighbors next to the pirates are about to get tested in what it means to truly love your neighbor. My kids pointed out that the family had to really show God’s love and ... Pirates on the Farm by Denette Fretz Book Review

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Handbook

Adventure Bible Handbook

On 11/22 Renee K wrote: Adventure Bible Handbook is a very fun eye catching handbook for kids to read to add to their Bible reading. The pages are colorful. The illustrations are delightful to look at. If your kids like archeology then this is a fun way to introduce Biblical archeology to them. This is not what I would consider ... Adventure Bible Handbook by Robin Schmitt and David Frees Book Review

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3 Stars

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A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart

On 7/2 Renee K wrote: This is the first book that I have read by Amy Clipston. I really enjoyed her take on Amish Fiction. The story was different than the other authors who write Amish Fiction. It was an enjoyable book. I really liked Hannah as a character. She was very real and you couldn’t help but not to like her. ... A Hopeful Heart by Amy Clipston Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel

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5 Stars

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Truth Stained Lies

Truth Stained Lies

On 4/18 Renee K wrote: Not too many Christian authors can pull off a tasteful suspense mystery novel. Terri Blackstock sure can. Murder, blogging, mystery, suspense, and a family come together. Each walking a different path, realistic and complex yet, each one is finding that God is still there in all this darkness. I liked ... Truth Stained Lies (Moonlighters Series) by Terri Blackstock

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5 Stars

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Fire of the Raging Dragon

Fire of the Raging Dragon

On 12/22 Renee K wrote: This was my first time reading any of Don Brown novels. Every once in a while I like to change up my reading venue, so I was excited to receive a copy of this book. Wow, if you like action pack books then this is it. The characters are realistic. I admit it took me a few chapters to get into the story ... Fire of the Raging Dragon by Don Brown Book Review

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5 Stars

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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 5/18 Renee K wrote: have always enjoyed historical fiction and Amish fiction books. I like this time period of history. I had a hard time with the character's and the story plot in this book. Adam Wyse was the character that caught my attention the most. His character was well developed and you couldn't help but not ... Arms of Love by Kelly Long

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3 Stars

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Covenant Child

Covenant Child

On 4/25 Renee K wrote: Twin year old girls Lizzie and Kara are happy three-year-old. They just got a new mommy, "Amanda" a few months back who loves them as if they are her own. Amanda can even tell the identical twins apart. The girls real mommy died in car cash when they where just a few weeks old. Jack their daddy is fun, ... Double Trouble

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4 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/14 Renee K wrote: First published in 1992, It is a beautiful hard cover book with simple illustrations. The story talks about different situations and feelings that a child may have and how parents are always there for them. It is a great way to open up a discussion with your child about their thoughts and feelings. This ... Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado

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3 Stars

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 7/26 Renee K wrote: Emma just buried her mother after her battle with cancer. Her father passed away two years prior. Emma has had to take care of everything from the house, animals, her mother and grandmother. Now it is just her and her grandmother left in the home. The home needs some work and Emma is doing everything ... Treasuring Emma A Middlefield Family Novel by Kathleen Fuller

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4 Stars

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/24 Renee K wrote: In Mescota County, Michigan Judith Fischer is responsible for caring for the children during a barn raising. When her brother Samuel wanders off Judith suddenly sees a blur on top of the roof fall to the ground. Rushing to Samuel’s side Judith see a strange English man kneeling beside her brother. ... The Promise of an Angel by Ruth Reid

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3 Stars

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A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

On 2/25 Renee K wrote: A fun kids DVD collection which teaches some valuable lessons. My kids and I have always enjoyed Max Lucado’s books and Hermie and Friends series. The first DVD is, “ Milo the Mantis Who Wouldn't Pray” Milo’s Snack Shack gets destroyed in a storm. Milo doesn’t know how to pray and tries many ... A Bug Collection Volume 3

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 12/22 Renee K wrote: An Amish Love is three mini novels by different authors. All of the stories are intertwine by location and the same community. Each author mixed a little bit of the characters from each others novel. All the stories where completely different yet, made you feel like you where reading a series of some ... An Amish Love

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4 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 9/29 Renee K wrote: The Way Home DVD is based on an inspirational true story. A two- year old boy goes missing while the family is preparing to go on vacation. The father Randy Simpkins (played by Dean Cain) has been absorbed in his work. He has been so busy that he has forgotten what really matters. Little Joe goes missing ... The Way Home DVD

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5 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Renee K wrote: This story is about a young boy named Norman who lives on a farm in Iowa. While playing in the cornfields with his sisters, he recalls a conversation he had with his Father the previous day. His Father told him, “ How blessed their family is to have so much corn on their farm and that there are many ... The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrew

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5 Stars

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 9/1 Renee K wrote: My kids love this fun rhyming story about a little girls who learns the many things her hands can do. My kids made this in an action book and did the same thing the character did with her hands. They counted fingers, pretended to brush hair, raised their left and right hand and many other things. The ... One Hand, Two Hands by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet

On 8/16 Renee K wrote: Anne Bradstreet was the first women poet to be published in Colonial America. I have read many of her poems and have always enjoyed the way she touched your heart with them. I was not familiar with her life or all her struggles before reading her biography. Knowing the history of her has made her poems ... Christian Encounters Anne Bradstreet by D.B. Kellogg

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4 Stars

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 7/7 Renee K wrote: Sarah’s Garden by Kelly Long is a story about a young Amish woman living in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains. Sarah King is a very shy young woman and would rather spend time in her sanctuary her garden which she is very passionate about. Then she must step out of her comfort zone after her ... Sarah's Garden by Kelly Long

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4 Stars

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

On 6/8 Renee K wrote: Storm Warning by Billy Graham is a summery of the tribulations of the world that we live in today. Touching on terrorism, natural disasters, economic crisis, and conflicts that we see in all over the air waves today. Graham relates these storms to our Christian life. Graham points out the decline of ... Storm Warning Review

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5 Stars

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