Reviews by Creazian
On 3/19 Creazian wrote: Oh, how we need this book right now in all the hands of our children and students around the country. It's a board book that illustrates the principles in which our country was founded.The delightful animals in God Bless Our Country will help you and your children celebrate summer and so many of the ... God Bless Our Country
On 1/28 Creazian wrote: Finally, a Bible for the big kids, and when I say the big kids, I mean the 8-10 year olds. These boys have graduated from illustrations and devotion-like Bibles. Instead, moms can now buy Bible covers and tada! The bible looks just like everyone else's now with the occasional devotionals to nurture humility.There ... Bible for the Big Boys!
On 1/21 Creazian wrote: Is the title of this blog overdramatic? Probably. My students are learning to read passages and make titles from them to hook readers. Do I have you hooked?A sweeping international love story that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over the inhumanities of war and prejudice.Six-year-old Gretl ... From Hatred to Peace
On 12/19 Creazian wrote: Yesterday, during a winter holiday party, a parent brought in pizza from Costco. About ten students got a slice, leaving 6 students without a slice. Three of my boys got into a fistfight over a slice of pizza. It bothered me because pizza was not the only food choice at the party.Another student brought ... Purpose Driven Life for Kids
On 12/2 Creazian wrote: I remember wishing I had a mom that could do the cool braids and hairstyles all through elementary school. When I was older, my friend's grandma gave me a shock: I didn't have enough hair to do the french braid. So after that, my hair was always tied up in a ponytail. I vowed that when I have a daughter ... Mom, Can you do my Hair?
On 11/5 Creazian wrote: I never really understood why so many children do not have good sportsmanship until I became a teacher. I am the teacher of 18 wonderful children with 18 unique personalities. With the variation comes a slew of emotional problems that range from kindergarten to 3rd grade.One of the reasons I wanted to ... Win or Lose
On 10/3 Creazian wrote: Twenty-five stories of historical figures who prayed to God and as a result, history was changed.One prayer can change everything.Martin Luther. Sojourner Truth. Helen Keller. St. Patrick. We read their stories, and of other people like them, in history books, and hear about the amazing things they did ... Prayers that Changed History
On 9/18 Creazian wrote: The Plans I Have for You combines playful rhyming text written by bestselling children's book author Amy Parker with whimsical illustrations by award-winning artist Vanessa Brantley-Newton to create a book that inspires readers of all ages to dream about their future.God has great plans for each and ... The Plans I Have for You
On 8/19 Creazian wrote: In this day and age, I find that people aren't as thankful as they used to be. It's bustle and hustle from day to day and there isn't any genuine thankfulness for others anymore. It's just me, me, me.We have selfies, text messages, facetime, and Instagram. We are always looking down at a screen, whether ... Being Thankful
On 8/6 Creazian wrote: A Revolutionary War action-thriller filled with spies and heroes, targeted to boys and girls 8-12. In this second book in the American Revolutionary War Adventure series, twins Ambrose and John Clark find themselves volunteering for another mission to help the newly forming United States of America. ... Submarines, Secrets & A Daring Rescue
On 7/17 Creazian wrote: I was amazed at the sentence structure of the book. I didn't realize that there would be a variation in the sentences that would keep the reader from repeating the same words over and over again.I would recommend this book to readers who want to be more independent. There were a few words that could ... I Can Read Bible Stories: Queen Esther
On 7/2 Creazian wrote: Every girl has her own insecurities. It's all a part of growing up. "What do people think of me?" "Should I wear this or that?" "Does this blouse make me look fat?" These questions are very normal for girls going through Middle & High School.The editors of Faithgirlz! and Girls' Life have collected ... 101 Tips for Girls
On 6/20 Creazian wrote: They know the story of the Bible, but do they know what it means? Adapted from the ground-breaking new Believe campaign from bestselling author and pastor Randy Frazee, the Believe: Kids’ Edition takes kids on a thematic tour through the Bible and shows them how to think, act, and be more like Jesus.As ... Believe: Going Beyond the Stories
On 5/14 Creazian wrote: Bullies aren't born mean-through the vicious cycle of mean, bullies are made.According to the Ambassadors 4 Kids Club, one out of every four students is bullied-and 85% of these situations never receive intervention. Parents, students, and teachers have amped up solving the bullying problem for a networked ... Am I really sorry?
On 4/29 Creazian wrote: Although I requested this book, I really don't know what the hype is about. If you knew nothing at all about leadership and hid yourself in your house without socializing with anyone, you would definitely need this book.Here is where the hype comes in:Think of The Complete 101 Collection as a crash course?or ... The 101 Collection for Leaders
On 4/16 Creazian wrote: A new addition to the bestselling Berenstain Bears' Living Lights series that teaches simple Christian truths to children.In the newest Berenstain Bear Living Lights, the glorious Fourth of July has arrived and the Bear family is busy decorating with flags and bunting. Brother, Sister and Honey are just ... God Bless Our Country!
On 4/3 Creazian wrote: In this day and age, more and more girls are looking at outward appearances and failing miserably in the self-esteem department. Plastic surgery is more and more popular for those girls who come from wealthier families or those who want to improve themselves even more.Teen girls who look up to these ... Am I Beautiful?
On 3/24 Creazian wrote: Beyond Championships focuses on the nine principles Dru promotes to his players and lives as well. While these principles act as the foundation on which Coach Dru has built so many successful basketball teams, their universality ensures that they can be applied to any situation.The influential coach ... Mentored by Coach Dru
On 3/14 Creazian wrote: If you have not watched Ben Carson's movie, Gifted Hands, I highly recommend it. It's a movie that is about how he grew up and became a neurosurgeon. It is as inspiring as this book.Even though I knew much of where Ben Carson came from, the words from this book inspired me to have a different perspective ... Using Your Brain
On 3/3 Creazian wrote: When I looked at the cover, I felt such peace and comfort. Even reading the parent's letter in the first pages had such a calming effect. The colors in the book would lull any small child to sleep just by looking at the pictures.I love the smell of a new book and I love the colors in the illustrations. ... Words to Dream On
On 2/23 Creazian wrote: This book was just so adorable. Each baby animal had a mama animal in the picture. The illustrations are so warm and comforting, especially for little children who got a little boo boo.The book feels soft and little hands will love to squeeze the cover and turn the pages. Even little babies will enjoy ... God Bless My Boo Boos!
On 2/13 Creazian wrote: This is the best treasury of prayers I have seen so far. As soon as I saw the book cover, I felt immediate peace. Maybe it's because there is a doe and a fawn looking at a night sky. Anyways, it just felt so peaceful.The illustrations are soft and warm. They are made for little children. The prayers ... Treasury of Bedtime Prayers
On 2/4 Creazian wrote: The most popular Psalm is finally written for children who didn't develop their fine motor skills yet. I love these board books. They are nearly indestructible, except if it is dropped in the tub or the toilet.For me, I really liked the illustrations. Almost every page had a picture of a child on it ... Psalm 23
On 1/27 Creazian wrote: Now you may think of a million things when reading the title: Spies in the Revolutionary War, but I think this is a title befitting the content that will follow in this blog post. The reason why I picked this title is because it matches with my classroom curriculum theme.I have created a curriculum that ... Spies in the Revolutionary War
On 1/19 Creazian wrote: The Little Bunny’s Bible is a soft, cuddly Bible that children age 2-5 can call their own. Throughout this plush-covered book, little ones learn that they’re loved and cared for by God as they hear about God’s faithfulness in stories from the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. With sweet, rhyming ... Fuzzy Bunny Bible for Little Ones
On 12/30 Creazian wrote: A new addition to the bestselling Berenstain Bears' Living Lights series that teaches simple Christian truths to children.In this newest Berenstain Bears Living Lights book, The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag, Grizzly Gramps teaches Brother and Sister a valuable lesson about bragging and boasting. ... Berenstain Bears and Bragging
On 12/18 Creazian wrote: Ever wonder whether you should or shouldn't do something? How about trying to explain choices to your children? How do you go about explaining change to children? Now you can! This book explains in a heartwarming way.Whether we like it or not, growing up brings change. For many children, this conjures ... Trusting God through Change
On 12/5 Creazian wrote: When I got this book, I was excited. This is the second book in the series and I enjoy the main character named Andi. I think she is a believable character for both boys and girls because Andi is not all girly girly. She is what our generation would call a tomboy and her best friend is a boy. When ... Andi Under Pressure
On 11/17 Creazian wrote: I don't know about you, but it seems that parents need more grace with their children more than ever. I have seen some super tantrums and some kids do not ever grow out of them, even when they get to college (my roommate). I would really like to meet some of those parents.But in this generation, kids ... Parenting with Grace Devotional
On 11/6 Creazian wrote: If you read my previous blog post, I talked about a 90 day devotional for boys. Well, guess what? They have a version for girls and it's for girly girls. The girls that talk about nails, hair and makeup, this book is for them.I can see my cousin who is in 6th grade doodle all over this book. She loves ... Just Sayin'
On 10/24 Creazian wrote: As I looked through the pages, I was excited for the future. I plan to have more than one boy and I can see their excited faces already as they leaf through the pages. This is a great devotional for boys to get engaged with Bible truths and Bible verses that pertain to things boys are interested in.Even ... Dare U to Open This
On 10/17 Creazian wrote: I requested this book for my cousin as a Christmas present and I really think she'll like the format of the book. She is currently 13 years old and she's in 8th grade. She's at that pre-teen, early teen age and she is very impressionable. I think this book is really geared towards young girls because ... Growing up Believing
On 10/8 Creazian wrote: When I heard that this book was by Max Lucado, I was excited to get this book or review. When I got it, I wasn't too happy about the illustrations. It seemed lacking and uninteresting.The story line wasn't too bad, although I would change the biblical fact that Gabriel appeared to Mary in the morning ... A Christmas Story
On 9/29 Creazian wrote: I loved the book the minute I opened up the box. It's a story fit for little ones. The pages are easy to flip for inexperienced hands and each page has short sentences for toddlers to understand. The illustrations are also nice and easy on the eyes.With this in mind, it would make a great traditional ... The Legend of the Candy Cane
On 9/17 Creazian wrote: The book that came in the mail was so beautiful. When I opened the package, I was amazed at how pretty the illustrations were. I loved the letters from God part and my mom loved how the flaps could open.This book is fit for any child who loves to get letters or love to look at pictures in a book. This ... Letters from God
On 8/19 Creazian wrote: I was so excited to receive this book in the mail even if I was a decade over my pre-teen years. There were so many ideas of get-togethers, tea party ideas, and for sleepovers. There were many recipes and decoration ideas with hostess tips. I love that this book had colorful illustrations with easy to ... Party Book for Pre-Teens Everywhere!
On 8/8 Creazian wrote: What made Mary so special that God chose her to give birth to Jesus? Why did the angels choose her out of all the people in the world? Find out when you read this book: Get to Know Mary.Chosen by God, Mary was more than the mother of Jesus. She was a hero of the Bible. She said “Yes!” to God. Learn ... Mary
On 7/30 Creazian wrote: The book I just received in the mail brought me back to childhood. When I opened the book, I felt like the author wrote the book just for me. The illustrations were really nice. I was totally surprised by how much work the illustrator put in to make this book a wonder. The Blessings of Friendship, ... The Blessings of Friendship
On 7/20 Creazian wrote: Remember that old Bible song, Who Built the Arky Arky? It was such a fun song. It goes through all these wacky verses too. Well, this book comes from a whole new series. And a few days ago, I got the Jonah story. I love these stories. They rhyme and are so much fun. Read my other review to see the Jonah ... Who Built the Arky Arky?
On 7/18 Creazian wrote: "God told Jonah to obey, said, 'Go to Nineveh this day.' But, stubborn Jonah fled instead. Didn’t do just what God said." Jonah’s disobedience landed him inside a big fish! And there he had time to think and pray. Children will feel the waves and hear the splash as Jonah sinks “down and down ... Story about Jonah
On 7/13 Creazian wrote: Have you ever wanted to learn more about the apostle Paul? How he turned from mass Christian murderer to a disciple of Jesus Christ? This book is from a series called, Get to Know. Anyone from any age can read this book, although it's geared more towards children. Apostle Paul - part of the ... Apostle Paul
On 7/9 Creazian wrote: Have you ever wanted to know more about King David? Is David and Goliath one of your favorite Bible stories? This biography has it all. A shepherd and a king, David lived an adventurous life. He protected his family’s sheep from lions and bears. He fought a giant with just a sling and stone. He ... King David
On 7/1 Creazian wrote: The ONLY way to find abundant life and happiness is to give your life away.If God designed us to experience true happiness and abundant life, why do so many Christians feel dissatisfied and purposeless? We try to make our lives better by chasing our own dreams, but that only makes the problem worse. ... Pursuing Justice
On 6/26 Creazian wrote: Everyone is probably talking about Germany vs. USA in this round of the world cup. But what stood out to me more wasn't the goal that won, but the incredible sportsmanship being shown on both teams. It wasn't all about winning and ousting the other team like Uruguay did, when one of the team players ... Game Changer
On 6/20 Creazian wrote: Decisions, decisions, decisions! Our children are faced with them every day. To do or not to do... Right vs. wrong...How do we teach them to wade through all the choices that they are facing every day? How can teachers guide them through every day life?WE CAN'T! So we let society guide them through ... Snap Decision
On 6/11 Creazian wrote: There have been numerous amounts of Bibles since the translation to English many years ago. Since the last decade, consumers have seen Bibles for all different ages, including toddler rhyming Bibles that follow the important stories.This new edition is the best one so far. I might be a little biased ... A Bible for Early Readers
On 6/9 Creazian wrote: Seagrass Pier is the perfect place for Elin to hide from a killer, but an old love's ability to see her true heart could be her undoing.When Elin Summerall contracted a virus that damaged her heart, she was lucky to get a transplant. At first it was an overwhelmingly good gift. But then she began to ... New Identity vs. New Heart
On 5/29 Creazian wrote: Every little girl's dream is a happily ever after with their true love. Every girl has dreamed of that sparkling white gown and dreamed of their prince charming.In this collection of stories, each wedding had its own beginnings. Not every story starts with a princess and a prince. Here is a little preview ... Happily Ever After x 4
On 5/23 Creazian wrote: Before I ever got this book, I thought the Bridge Tender was a person who fixed bridges or is about to fix a bridge (like in a relationship) and thought this book might be a little sappy with the love. But when I actually read it, the relationship that Emily had made sense. Even though it was a ... The Bridge Tender
On 5/18 Creazian wrote: What is a leader? It says on Dictionary.com, a leaders is someone who leads...So does that mean everyone can lead? What are the essentials of being a leader than? A strong leader, a charismatic leader? One who has courage? I always wanted to be someone like that.I realized that I am a leader. ... Redefining Leadership
On 5/11 Creazian wrote: The second book in an exciting series about a girl with dreams to become an investigative journalist, each book promises to touch on a crime straight from the headlines, while also tackling tough issues faced by middle-schoolers everywhere.A new addition to the Faithgirlz! trusted brand of books introduces ... Samantha Sanderson On the Scene
On 5/3 Creazian wrote: The first book in an exciting new series about a girl with dreams to become an investigative journalist, each book promises to touch on a crime straight from the headlines, while also tackling tough issues faced by middle-schoolers everywhere.A new addition to the Faithgirlz! trusted brand of books introduces ... Samantha Anderson at the Movies
On 4/27 Creazian wrote: A Colorado beauty abandoned at the altar. A rugged bounty hunter haunted by his past.In this dramatic historical novel by best-selling author Robin Lee Hatcher, two wounded hearts join forces in a pursuit across the Old West. Silver Matlock is a Colorado beauty in search of revenge against the man who ... The Heart's Pursuit
On 4/23 Creazian wrote: Marking the 55th anniversary of the creation of the Berlin Wall, this epic tale extends across generations and unfolds against the backdrop of a dangerous Cold War Berlin. This historically accurate, action-packed, 3-books-in-one features teens and their family's struggle living in the shadow of the ... Life Behind the Wall
On 4/18 Creazian wrote: In this day and age, Christians do not have a big influence in society anymore. Just the other day, my brother told me about a cartoon he read. It was between Tim Tebow and another person interviewed by a reporter. Tim Tebow told the reporter that he was a Christian and the reporter waved his hands and ... Defending the Line
On 4/6 Creazian wrote: My Bedtime Story Bible focuses not only on biblical characters and stories, but also on the quiet times of those characters before sleep. Parents will enjoy reading My Bedtime Bible Story to their children just before bed. And children will enjoy hearing stories about bible characters ... My Bedtime Story Bible
On 3/29 Creazian wrote: This book lets you see what parenting is like from a humorous point of view. I see many of my friends having kids and I feel like I would want one too, but first I want to read up on parenting first. With authenticity, conviction, and a lively sense of humor, Jeannie guides you on a transformative ... Parenting the Wholehearted Child
On 3/21 Creazian wrote: When British geologists discover the world's largest oil reserves under the desolate, icy tundra of Antarctica, Britain and Chile form a top-secret alliance for control of petroleum resources that will rival the economic power of OPEC. But when their discovery is uncovered by an Argentinean intelligence ... Storming the Black Ice
On 3/16 Creazian wrote: In the third book in the Code of Silence series, a coming-of-age story that both boys and girls will enjoy, from prolific author and speaker Tim Shoemaker.Buried fears don’t stay buried for long. Something is wrong with Cooper. He doesn't understand it, and he won’t admit it, but after surviving ... Below the Surface
On 3/8 Creazian wrote: From the servant halls of Cleopatra's Egyptian palace to the courts of Herod the Great, Lydia will serve two queens to see prophecy fulfilled.Alexandria, Egypt 39 BCOrphaned at birth, Lydia was raised as a servant in Cleopatra's palace, working hard to please while keeping everyone at arm's length. She's ... The Queen's Handmaid
On 2/28 Creazian wrote: Juliet Cole’s life has been dismantled by the murder of her husband. She doesn’t know who—or what—to trust when everything she has believed to be true about her marriage has been a lie. When Juliet Cole’s husband of fifteen years is gunned down in a dark parking lot before her eyes, she thinks ... Distortion
On 2/21 Creazian wrote: “Do you remember the hospital, Colton?” Sonja said.“Yes, mommy, I remember,” he said. “That’s where the angels sang to me.”When four-year-old Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren't expecting, though, ... Heaven Is For Real
On 2/16 Creazian wrote: Children love the soothing sound of rhyme! And now they can enjoy ten classic Bible stories retold in delightful read-aloud rhyme in The Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers. From the story of creation ("In the beginning God made the light. The light was for day. The dark was for night.") to the ... The Bible Through a Toddler's Eyes
On 2/8 Creazian wrote: Some things in life have no earthly explanation.Miracles are not reserved for the characters in the Old and New Testaments; they happen to everyday people.Series creator Don Jacobson and K-LOVE Radio have joined together to produce one of the most remarkable collections of modern-day miracles ever compiled. ... Miracles in the Modern Era
On 2/1 Creazian wrote: Where does a firstborn girl fit in a world dominated by men?When Tiadone was born, her parents had two choices: leave their daughter outside the community to die in the wilds, or raise her as male and force her to suppress all feminine traits. Now, as the first female living as male in her village, Tiadone ... 1st Born
On 1/20 Creazian wrote: As an educator, and a future parent, we hear on the news how girls are getting pregnant and cohabiting with their boyfriends and raising up their babies. We also learn from the media that girls want themselves to look pretty and slim. The whole idea of a Barbie, basically.Daughters in Danger teaches ... Helping our Future Daughters
On 1/13 Creazian wrote: A picture is worth a thousand words. In this particular picture, it changed the way history is being seen. Two little girls, frozen in black and white. One picture worth killing for.Federal prosecutor Lisa Waldren’s estranged father wants her to investigate a cold case from his FBI days. Lisa ... Snapshot
On 1/7 Creazian wrote: “In the very beginning, God’s love bubbled over when there was nothing else---no trees, no birds, no animals, no sky, no sea---only darkness.”Let There Be Light combines the love and warmth of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu with the extraordinary talents of bestselling author ... Let There be Light
On 12/26 Creazian wrote: Uncovering the truth could cost them their lives.Since entering the Safe Lands, Mason has focused on two things: finding a way to free his village from captivity, and finding a cure for the disease that ravages many within the walls of the Safe Lands. After immune-suppressive drugs go missing in the ... Outcasts Book 2
On 12/18 Creazian wrote: Is seeing better than not seeing? Sometimes I wonder. Not that I would ever trade my eyes for anything, I just wonder sometimes. I read this book about '10 Uncommon Lessons to Discover a Happier Life'. It's about how doctors removed Jake Olson’s left eye at ten months old. When he was twelve, ... Open Eyes
On 12/10 Creazian wrote: Happily Ever After …Or Happily Nevermore?Gisela’s childhood was filled with laughter and visits from nobles such as the duke and his young son. But since her father’s death, each day has been filled with nothing but servitude to her stepmother. So when Gisela learns the duke’s son, Valten---the ... Captive Maiden
On 12/3 Creazian wrote: “No one ever imagined that five swashbuckling pirates would settle in our proper little southern community. But they did.” When pirates move in next door, life on the farm is bound to get interesting. But will the unadventurous Sanders family be able to handle the pirates’ bad manners, ghastly ... Pirates on the Farm
On 11/26 Creazian wrote: The war is over, but at Fairhaven Plantation, Charlotte's struggle has just begun.Following her father’s death, Charlotte Fraser returns to Fairhaven, her family’s rice plantation in the South Carolina Lowcountry. With no one else to rely upon, smart, independent Charlotte is determined to resume ... Carolina Gold
On 11/19 Creazian wrote: One choice could destroy them all.When eighteen-year-old Levi returned from Denver City with his latest scavenged finds, he never imagined he’d find his village of Glenrock decimated, loved ones killed, and many---including his fiancée, Jem---taken captive. Now alone, Levi is determined to rescue ... Captives
On 11/13 Creazian wrote: Twelve-year-old Andora “Andi” Boggs and her fourteen-year-old sister Bethany move to rural Ohio to live with their eccentric twenty-something aunt after the sudden death of their parents. While dealing with her grief, Andi discovers proof of another Andora Boggs in the family tree whose existence ... Andi Unexpected
On 11/4 Creazian wrote: Children need love. Parents need respect.It is as simple and complex as that!When frustrated with an unresponsive child, a parent doesn’t declare, “You don’t love me.” Instead the parent asserts, “You are being disrespectful right now.” A parent needs to feel respected, especially during ... Respect Between Children and Parents
On 10/15 Creazian wrote: During World War II, Jewish men were forced to box on Saturday night for Nazi entertainment. The winner got extra food. The loser went to the gas chambers. The year is 1943, and Samson Abrams has just made a life or death decision, coming to the aid of a young Jewish boy being beaten by the Nazis. ... Samson
On 10/8 Creazian wrote: After two attempts on her life, Alex is faced with the ultimate decision . . . kill or be killed. U.S. Treasury Agent Alexandra LaDuca is at a crossroads. Her job is beating her up, emotionally and psychologically. And the moral battle between her faith and her responsibilities is taking its toll ... Payback in Panama
On 10/2 Creazian wrote: Family members hurt us. Friends betray us. Fellow Christians deceive us. But Jesus provides a path through the pain—the Lord’s Prayer. In The Wall Around Your Heart, Mary DeMuth shows you that you can reach wholeness and healing in the aftermath of painful relationships by following the road ... A Wall Around My Heart
On 9/25 Creazian wrote: In a case that could change her career, Miranda uncovers a love that will change her life. When Miranda Hunt sees the classified ad for an heiress to the legendary Last Chance Ranch, she knows assuming the identity of Annie Beckman is the perfect cover. As one of the finest agents for the Pinkerton ... Gunpowder Tea
On 9/19 Creazian wrote: Young new voice, Debra Fileta, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her counseling practice to equip singles with sound dating advice.In True Love Dates, Debra Fileta encourages singles not to “kiss dating goodbye” but instead to experience a season of dating as a way to find real ... True Love Dates
On 9/11 Creazian wrote: “Whoever said that a straightened hand was more dramatic than a healed heart anyway?” A young orphaned boy was abandoned in the midst of an invasion and raised in an Ethiopian monastery. He has never seen outside its walls—at least, not the way most people see. Now he must flee those walls or ... Blessed Child
On 9/4 Creazian wrote: As Vesuvius churns, a slave girl-turned-gladiator joins forces with an unlikely source to seek justice.In the coastal town of Pompeii, a new gladiator prepares to fight. But this gladiator hides a deadly secret: she’s a runaway Jewish slave girl named Ariella, disguised as a young boy. A savvy fighter, ... City on Fire
On 8/7 Creazian wrote: Especially for moms of teens and preteens, a practical, Christ-centered guide to helping your daughter grow in mind, body, and spirit.As the mother of a young girl aged 9 to 16, you want a lot for your daughter. You want to see her soar in self-confidence and accomplishment, to navigate a safe course ... 12 Going on 20
On 7/31 Creazian wrote: Madison’s heart has been closed for years. But one summer can change everything. In the years since her twin brother’s drowning, Madison McKinley has struggled to put it behind her. Despite the support of her close-knit family and her gratifying job as a veterinarian in their riverside town, ... Barefoot Summer
On 7/20 Creazian wrote: Don't we all wish to marry a prince? I remember when Prince William married Kate who was a commoner and then all the girls wanted to be the next lucky Cinderella.In the book I recently read: Once Upon a Prince, the first novel in the Royal Wedding series by best-selling author Rachel Hauck, treats you ... Once Upon a Husband
On 6/3 Creazian wrote: Motherhood is full of uncertainty. What do my children really need? Why are they doing that? Is this normal? What can I do to help them? How can I know for certain that I am doing this right? The logistics are easy. Anybody can do laundry and carpool. But what makes a mother the best mom she can ... The Passionate Mom
On 5/14 Creazian wrote: Embark on a journey through the Old and New Testament with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson as they explore exotic and spice-laden places in search of clues. The detective and the doctor travel back in time with the help of a Moriarty-designed time machine to investigate ten Bible destinations, ... Uncovering the Bible through Sherlock Holmes
On 4/28 Creazian wrote: For some reason, I felt like watching inspirational movies this last week or so. I watched: Take the Lead, Step up I, II, III, and Revolution. I also watched Beyond the Blackboard, Dangerous Minds and Step up and Deliver.I was so inspired by those teachers I saw, influencing their students and not giving ... Influencing the Future Generations
On 4/21 Creazian wrote: I have a confession. I like planning for every detail. I always need to know the specifics before doing it. I remember a few times in my life when planning didn't do well for me. God always let me know whether or not I was doing it wrong or it wasn't His plan.Over the last few years, God has been pushing ... Waiting for God's Timing
On 4/21 Creazian wrote: Moms, are you struggling with patience? Worrying about your children’s spiritual development? Concerned about their social or behavioral issues? Wondering how to get it all done when there’s just never enough time? Author Marla Alupoaicei knows that today’s Christian moms want to be the parents ... Praying for Spiritual Cover
On 4/10 Creazian wrote: Who was Jesus? What was his story? What mark did he leave? What's your story? What will be your mark? Join celebrity photographer and social artist Jeremy Cowart as he presents 16 compelling stories of people who are making their mark today. Their stories are just a sampling of the stories that all ... What's Your Mark?
On 3/30 Creazian wrote: In When God Makes Lemonade, author Don Jacobson has collected real-life stories from around the world that show everyday folks discovering unexpected sweetness in the midst of sour circumstances. Some are funny, others are sobering, and more than a few will bring tears of amazement. But these true ... When Life Gives you Lemons...
On 3/22 Creazian wrote: Everything you need to know about pregnancy—from weight gain to stretch marks to figuring out how to rely on Christ through the ups and downs of the next nine months. This comprehensive guide is packed with information that every newly pregnant Christian mama needs—including: help for pregnancy ... Ready for a baby?
On 3/15 Creazian wrote: Zealous faith can have a dangerous, dark side. While recent calls for radical Christians have challenged many to be more passionate about their faith, the down side can be a budding arrogance and self-righteousness that 'accidentally' sneaks into our outlook.In Accidental Pharisees, bestselling author ... Accidental Pharisees
On 3/6 Creazian wrote: If Molly Hatfield's purple attire doesn't blind you, her dazzling smile will. She doesn't just sing to the cattle, she puts on a whole show. If only she wasn't so stubborn about her brother's care. Or so distrustful of a certain handsome doctor...There is nothing Molly wouldn't do for her ... A Ray of Sunshine
On 1/25 Creazian wrote: We applaud men for doing good things.We enshrine God for doing great things.But what about a man who does God things?One thing is certain. We can't ignore him. If these moments are factual, if the claim of Christ is actual, then he was, at once, man and God.New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado ... Next Door Savior
On 1/12 Creazian wrote: This companion devotional to the bestselling book Unglued provides encouragement to help readers handle emotional struggles. Including a daily opening Scripture, Thought for the Day, devotion, and closing prayer, this book helps readers begin a 60-day journey in learning to positively process raw ... Processing....
On 1/4 Creazian wrote: Fun ideas of things to do, places to see, and ways to make a difference! Everyone dreams about places to see, people to meet, and things to do in their lifetime. But too often we lose sight of those dreams and get buried in everyday busyness and demands. More Than a Bucket List will inspire you to seize ... Dream Big!
On 12/22 Creazian wrote: As Christmas day nears, Bree and her faithful search-and-rescue dog Samson follow the trail of a troubling mystery into the snowy forests of Rock Harbor. Bree Matthews is preparing for Christmas guests, but her heart is reeling from the recent and tender loss of her unborn child. Her sister-in-law, Lauri, ... Double the Blessings
On 12/22 Creazian wrote: Natalia’s about to discover her place in the world . . . and it’s not following in her father’s footsteps. After watching her father jump from one marriage to the next, Natalia has completely written off love. And when her father divorces his third wife—the only one who has been a mother to her—Natalia ... Right Where I Belong
On 12/2 Creazian wrote: t’s been one year since Jonah Stone and his sister, Eliza, discovered that their mother is a nephilim, the product of a union between a human and a fallen angel, which makes them and their little brother, Jeremiah, quarterlings, or one-quarter angel. After embarking on an epic journey to rescue their ... Spiritual Warfare
On 11/19 Creazian wrote: Susanna is a lady of principles who values family above all. Johann seems to represent all she despises . . . but appearances can be deceiving. In 1875, Susanna Hanby is headed off to college in Westerville, Ohio, when she discovers her sister Rachel and Rachel’s children have disappeared. Susanna ... God's Will Waits for No Man
On 11/1 Creazian wrote: We all deal with anger in our lives, whether it be in a subtle or violent manner. Being angry can involve such emotional expressions as frustration, irritability, annoyance, aggravation, blowing off steam, or fretting. The good news is anger can be managed. In The Anger Workbook Les Carter, Ph.D., and ... Letting Go
On 10/7 Creazian wrote: Annie Wilkerson is Moose Creek's premiere horse trainer and equine columnist for Montana Living. Money is tight as she tries to put her kid-sister through college and provide for her young nephew. When Annie's column is cancelled, she's given first shot at a new lovelorn column--and she can't afford ... Assuming too much
On 10/1 Creazian wrote: In a future United States under the power of a charismatic leader, everyone gets the Mark at age thirteen. The Mark lets citizen shop, go to school, and even get medical care—but without it, you are on your own. Few refuse to get the Mark. Those who do . . . disappear. Logan Langly went in to get his ... Light that Draws the Moth
On 8/27 Creazian wrote: A moving story of hope, faith, persistence and the power of dreams. A piano prodigy, a nineteen-year-old college grad, a Marshall scholar, and an American Idol finalist. This guy had it made. He could sing. He could ski blind. What couldn't he do? Even if you saw him in concert, you might not believe ... Trusting God with the Bigger Things
On 7/19 Creazian wrote: The year is 1777. America is in turmoil. And Amish life is far different than today. Pennsylvania in the late 18th century, once called William Penn’s Woods, was an assortment of different faiths living together for the first time in American history. Included in this tapestry was a small and struggling ... A Second Chance
On 7/10 Creazian wrote: Rachel and Jordan's feelings for each other are hostile at first, but angelic intervention helps the two discover peace . . . and perhaps love. The youngest and last unmarried of four sisters, Rachel Hartlzer spends most of her time helping with barn chores. Her role abruptly changes when her father ... God's Will be Done
On 7/9 Creazian wrote: Amanda’s heart broke as she watched them drive her beloved twins away. She resolved to hope . . . and to fight for them to her last breath. Kara and Lizzie are heiresses to one of the largest fortunes in the country. But when their father dies suddenly, the toddlers are ripped from the arms of Amanda, ... Brought with a Price
On 7/4 Creazian wrote: Once you’ve seen, you can’t unsee. Brielle went to the city to chase her dreams and found tragedy instead. She’s come home to shabby little Stratus, Oregon, to live with her grief and her guilt . . . and an incredible, numbing cold she can’t seem to shake. Jake’s the new guy at school. The ... Seeing the Big Picture
On 7/3 Creazian wrote: Hidden within the battle of Jericho is the story of Rahab, a beautiful and brave young Canaanite woman who aided the Israelites by hanging a piece of scarlet cord from a window. This act of faith changed her life by placing her in the genealogy of Christ. Rahab is the beautiful youngest daughter of a ... One Choice Can Change History
On 7/2 Creazian wrote: Many of us have a past we would like to forget. Others have buried their past so deep into the ground that the happy memories have also been repressed. None of us would ever want to relive our secretive past, right? In the book, "Jesus, my father, the CIA", the boy of 16 revisits his past to find a ... Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and me