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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 1/7 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: Now that most everyone has wrapped up their Christmas celebrations (As I sit here looking at our real, cut-down tree~ which has had a couple of new ornaments added to it the past couple of days...), I have a book for the 4-8 year-old crowd that you may wish to pick up for your Christmas book basket for ... The Legend of St. Nicholas by Dandi Daley Mackall, Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey (BookLook Review)

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4 Stars

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The NKJV Study Bible

The NKJV Study Bible

On 11/20 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: When I saw the NKJV Study Bible, Full Color Edition was available to review, I decided to check it out. I watched the trailer on it, and then called my 17 year old over to see if she would like to use it. I have to say, I never would have expected her reaction to the trailer... when it got to the 44/45 ... NKJV Study Bible (BookLook Review)

Lis @ Acorns of Gold's Rating:

4 Stars

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 4/1 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: Dear Mr. Knightley: A Novel  by Katherine Reay is a book that takes a fresh look at the story line from Jean Webster's 1912 novel "Daddy Long-Legs." The story is that of an orphan girl writing regular letters to a mysterious benefactor, as a condition of an educational grant for her higher education. ... Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay (Booksneeze Review)

Lis @ Acorns of Gold's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Sky Beneath My Feet

The Sky Beneath My Feet

On 10/17 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: I have friends who rave about Lisa Samson and her writing, so I was pleased to be given the opportunity to read one of her books via a free e-book download from Booksneeze.The Sky Beneath My Feet is a quirky read, with a cast of characters that could potentially be part of any neighborhood, because, ... The Sky Beneath My Feet by Lisa Samson

Lis @ Acorns of Gold's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

On 1/12 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: The Max Lucado Life Lessons NKJV Study Bible is great for this momma who is more often serving in Sunday School than sitting through a sermon. It has a definite place in devotional reading and study. This is my first NKJV Bible, which I appreciate, as it is the version my children are memorizing from ... The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

Lis @ Acorns of Gold's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/12 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: This book has the earmarks of so many things, wrapped into one package~ * It could be a "Self-help" book written as prose, * An inspirational story with many nuggets of truth to lift one up and, well... INSPIRE them * A bit of a mystery~ and finally, one could possibly surmise, * A commentary on society * ... The Final Summit by Andy Andrews (Book Review)

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

On 11/19 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: Our school day "Starts" with "Bible Time". I find it rather humorous that my kids get their spelling and sometimes their math done before breakfast, but they consider our devotional time to truly be the start of our day. They have even been known to ask if we were ready to "Start our day yet?" when other ... Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids By Sarah Young (Review)

Lis @ Acorns of Gold's Rating:

4 Stars

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Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

On 4/28 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: Well, it’s taken us a little while to get to viewing this DVD, simply because we don’t spend a lot of time in front of the TV screen. As a result, I am fairly selective about what my children view. Because we had recently seen a Hermie movie at our AWANA club, I was pretty sure that Skeeter and ... Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure~ It's About Being Unique By Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Lis @ Acorns of Gold wrote: Perspective~ From Latin~ past participle of perspicere : to look through, see clearly, from per- through + specere to look. A mental view or prospect Andy Andrews’ inspirational new book The Noticer was my introduction to his writing, and a first rate first read. He tells the story of a small town ... The Noticer~ Book Review

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4 Stars

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