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God Bless Our Bedtime Prayers

God Bless Our Bedtime Prayers

On 6/7 beanderson wrote: Do you long for your children to grow close with God? Join the adorable animal families as they learn to pray about every moment of the day—the fun times, the hard parts, and everything in between. Whether the animals ask God for help finding a toy or thank Him for the day’s adventures, God Bless ... God Bless Our Bedtime Prayers

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Go to Sleep, Sheep!

Go to Sleep, Sheep!

On 5/31 beanderson wrote: If your little ones insist they aren’t sleepy, make bedtime more fun by curling up with this playful story. Once the silly sheep hit the hay, your sleepyheads will realize that bedtime isn’t so bad. The age level on this book is from two to five, but as always any age could get a lot out of this ... Go to Sleep, Sheep

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Create!

Create!

On 5/18 beanderson wrote: Ready, set, create! Whether you’re an aspiring artist or a just-starting-out doodler, Create! A Girl’s Guide to DIY, Doodles, and Design is the perfect book to inspire your creative side. From coloring pages to quick-and-easy crafts—like photo frames and duct-tape bags—and everything in between, ... Create

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Night Night, Jungle

Night Night, Jungle

On 5/4 beanderson wrote: The remarkable bestselling Night Night series is moving into the jungle! Night Night, Jungle pairs the fun, rhyming text from bestselling author Amy Parker with the award-winning artwork of Virginia Allyn to help your kids wish their world “Night night!” From sleepy sloths to tired toucans, your ... Night Night, Jungle

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BibleForce

BibleForce

On 4/23 beanderson wrote: Dive into the action and adventure of the Bible! BibleForce will help you and your children discover the message of the Bible and the heroes within its pages. The focus on Bible heroes makes the stories even more thrilling. This beautifully illustrated Bible is retold in a visually enticing, fast-paced ... BibleForce

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Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

On 4/16 beanderson wrote: Betsy and Ty Franklin, owners of Franklin Dairy Farm in southern Alabama, have long since buried their desire for children of their own. While Ty manages their herd of dairy cows, Betsy busies herself with the farm’s day-to-day operations and tries to forget her dream of motherhood. But when her free-spirited ... Hurricane Season

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Little Critter Little Blessings Collection

Little Critter Little Blessings Collection

On 3/25 beanderson wrote: Little Critter: Little Blessings Collection by: Mercer Mayer is a book composed of four stories: You Go First, It's True, Being Thankful, and We All Need Forgiveness. Kids and teachers love Mercer Mayer and all of his books. This collection teaches children about being thankful and getting along with ... Little Critter

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 3/13 beanderson wrote: This is a new edition of Night, Night Farm that adds touch and feel to the already adorable story. Night, Night Farm is an amazing book that incorporates both learning about animals and the love for God. In the story, the animals are all tuckered out and are in their pajamas ready to say goodnight to ... NIght Night Farm

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Ten Little Night Stars

Ten Little Night Stars

On 2/6 beanderson wrote: Ten Little Night Stars is a sweet bedtime counting book perfect for the youngest readers. One by one the stars come out in the night sky as cute and cuddly animals go through their bedtime routines. This board book will encourage children to turn the page with interactive and engaging rhyme, and will ... Ten Little Night Stars

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365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids

365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids

On 1/24 beanderson wrote: This book is a daily devotional for children. It is designed to help children in their walk with God and to understand the Christian life. It helps with questions about God, the Bible, and the Christian faith. Every devotion is written with a Bible verse, a thought about the topic, and a short prayer. ... 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids by: Kathryn Slattery

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The NIV Color Code Bible

The NIV Color Code Bible

On 12/6 beanderson wrote: ee God’s plan and key teachings of the Bible through this remarkable version of the NIV Color Code Bible. More than 3,000 verses are highlighted in colors throughout the text, drawing children’s attention to God’s Word. The NIV Color Code Bible for kids will teach your children key biblical truths ... the NIV color coded bible

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Really Woolly Christmas Blessings

Really Woolly Christmas Blessings

On 11/2 beanderson wrote: Christmas time is a time for blessings and celebrating the birth of our Savior. "Really Woolly Christmas Blessings" is a wonderful book to share blessings with the younger generation of today. It is written with two to five year old children in mind, but could easily be enjoyable for older children. ... Really Woolly Christmas Blessings

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One Christmas Bear

One Christmas Bear

On 10/18 beanderson wrote: Count the Blessings of Christmas Follow the merry adventures of a polar bear and the artic animals as they enjoy winter fun! From crunchy candy canes and frosty snowballs to friends to play with and a family to love, your little one will enjoy counting God’s wonderful gifts.  One Christmas Bear ... One Christmas Bear

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Lizzy the Lioness

Lizzy the Lioness

On 10/8 beanderson wrote: Lizzy the Lioness is a book for kids about learning about bravery and asking for help. The illustrations in this book are amazing that tell the story perfectly. Lizzy, a small lion, wants to be grown up so she can do grown up activities like going out to hunt and having to stay with her grandma. Lizzy ... Lizzy the Lioness

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Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

On 9/17 beanderson wrote: Gobi by Dion Leonard is a cute little book about a dog in the Gobi desert in China. He was looking for a friend. No one would be his friend until he heard the footsteps of runners. An unbreakable bond was established between Dion and this dog he named Gobi. They ran across the Gobi desert for seventy ... Gobi

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Of Mess and Moxie

Of Mess and Moxie

On 9/3 beanderson wrote: Author Jen Hatmaker writes about her own triumphs and tragedies into a sigh of relief for all normal, fierce women everywhere. She offers a reminder to those of us who sometimes hide in the car eating crackers that we do have the moxie to get back up and get back out. We can choose to live undaunted ... Of Mess and Moxie

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My Great Big God

My Great Big God

On 7/22 beanderson wrote: My Great Big God is written by Andy Holmes. This book is composed of twenty of the most loved stories in the Bible. These stories show children the character of God. Children will be able to see God doing the things that we should do and help Each story is told in rhymes that children love. At the end ... My Great Big God

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It Started with Goodbye

It Started with Goodbye

On 7/8 beanderson wrote: It Started with Goodbye is written by Christina June. When I was reading the summary of the book, I immediately thought of Cinderella. It is about a girl named Tatum who is having a bad summer. It started with being falsely accused of a crime and her family saying they cannot trust her anymore. Her stepmother ... It Started with Goodbye

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I Am Devotional

I Am Devotional

On 6/6 beanderson wrote: I Am Devotional is written by Diane Stortz and illustrated by Diane Le Feyer. There is one hundred devotions in this book that are about the names of God. These are based on forty of the many names of God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. The author states that she wants to make God's wonders known to the ... I Am

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Princess Prayers

Princess Prayers

On 5/23 beanderson wrote: This is a book made up of fifteen short prayers for girls to read. The front cover is very pretty, showing a princess reading with glitter on it. Every young girl will like the look of the front cover. These passages are easy to read. My Kindergartener can read this with no problem. The prayers teach ... Princess Prayers

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You'll Think of Me

You'll Think of Me

On 4/30 beanderson wrote: You'll think of me caught me at the beginning and didn't let go. Brooklyn has always been abandoned and sure didn't think she would ever return to her hometown. A town where memories are overwhelming. Her daughter's father suddenly passed away and left to her the family land. This leaves Brooklyn to ... You'll Think of Me

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The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Pets

The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Pets

On 4/9 beanderson wrote: The Berenstain Bear Family loves all their pets. They have Little Lady, Gracie, Swish, and Cutesy. They think of their pets as part of the family. One day the Berestain Bears received a note in the mail from Preacher Brown. The note said that Preacher Brown was holding a church service to bless everyone's ... Bless Our Pets

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Some Small Magic

Some Small Magic

On 3/23 beanderson wrote: Magic...don't all of us need a little magic in our lives. Abel wanted a little bit of magic in his life. He needed to deal with his past and other situations of his life. He was born with issues with his body. The kids at school would make fun of him, especially a boy named Chris. Everyone was called ... Some Small Magic

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The Dog Who Was There

The Dog Who Was There

On 3/12 beanderson wrote: Barley was a dog who had the opportunity to have an encounter with the Messiah. He was homeless, hungry, and struggling to survive in Jerusalem. Barley tells the story about the teacher from Galilee. He meets a homeless man named Samid. Together they go through struggles and revelations. My first ... The dog who was there

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Noah, Noah, What Do You See?

Noah, Noah, What Do You See?

On 2/6 beanderson wrote: Noah, Noah what do you see is an excellent book. This book is a hardback book that is the perfect size for a young child. This book hasabout 14 Bible stories that it covers. It is written in rhyming that draws young children to listen to it being read. I loved reading this book to my kids. I was a little ... Noah Noah

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The Story Devotional

The Story Devotional

On 1/17 beanderson wrote: This devotional book is a small book just right for daily devotionals. It tells about God's epic story. I love the word epic because it shows just how awesome God's story is. The devotional starts out in the old testament and then goes through the new testament. As you enjoy daily time with God each ... The Story

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Jesus Today

Jesus Today

On 12/30 beanderson wrote: Hope Shines Brightest When Your World Is Darkest Jesus Today was written during a very difficult time in Sarah Young’s life. Yet the words of Scripture and Jesus’ own Presence were ever near, bringing her hope and comfort for each new day. Just like Sarah, we have all had difficulties in our lives. ... Jesus Calling

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Of Stillness and Storm

Of Stillness and Storm

On 12/20 beanderson wrote: Of Stillness and Storm by Michele Phoenix is a story about following a calling of God. Missionaries are awesome workers for God. This story follows this family to a mission field in Nepal. It took Lauren and her husband ten years to achieve their dream—reaching primitive tribes in remote regions ... Of Stillness and Storm

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NIrV Love Letters from God Holy Bible

NIrV Love Letters from God Holy Bible

On 12/2 beanderson wrote: Who likes getting a letter in the mail? I know for one thing I do if it's a card....not the bills! I also know that as a child and my children now love to receive something in the mail. It's a fun thing to even think about. This Bible is a Bible written for children. These stories come alive as your ... Love Letters from God

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Goodnight, Manger

Goodnight, Manger

On 11/14 beanderson wrote: It's bedtime for Baby Jesus but who knew a stable could be so loud? Between itchy hay, angels singing, and three kings knocking-Mama still finds a way for everyone to work together to sheperd Baby into peaceful dreams under the twinkling stars. This book seemed like a very good read for my kids when ... Goodnight Manger

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Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

On 11/4 beanderson wrote: Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories was written by Bonnie Jensen. It is written for the age group of 4 years old to 8 year old. These stories are a great fit for this age group and even younger. I love Bible devotionals for kids that end in a simple prayer. There are over 90 stories in this book. It ... Read and Rhyme

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One Small Donkey

One Small Donkey

On 10/14 beanderson wrote: I absolutely love the saying in big print on the back of the book. "Little ones can do big things for God!" This is an awesome thing to think about. In God's eyes, we are all small and can do things for God. But back to the small children...these kids will love learning about the small donkey who didn't ... One Small Donkey

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5 Minutes with Jesus: A Fresh Infusion of Joy

5 Minutes with Jesus: A Fresh Infusion of Joy

On 9/18 beanderson wrote: The definition of joy is having a feeling of great happiness. Some people in this world miss finding joy in their everyday lives. Painful memories, hard times financially, sickness, loss of a loved one are all reasons that people do not have joy in their lives. This devotional was written to help get ... 5 minutes of Joy

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To Have and to Hold

To Have and to Hold

On 9/4 beanderson wrote: To Have and to Hold is written by Betsy St. Amant, Becky Wade, and Katie Ganshert. This is a book made up of three autumn love stories. I'm not really one to read wedding stories anymore but this book was well written and left me thinking and wanting to read more. The first is Love Takes the Cake: ... To Have and to Hold

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With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect

On 8/21 beanderson wrote: With all due respect by Nina Ruesner and Debbie Hitchcock is a book written for parents and guardians of teens or tweens. This book provides parents forty dares in forty days to transform their relationship with their teen or tween. Parents sometimes struggle with how to guide their children in the way ... With all due respect

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Snuggle Time Psalms

Snuggle Time Psalms

On 8/12 beanderson wrote: Snuggle Time Psalms written by Glenys Nellist is a book made up of fifteen Psalms for toddlers and young children. These are like prayers for children. The author found the most important Psalms that pertain to young children and wrote like a prayer for each one. These are really good for young children ... Snuggle Time Psalms

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NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

On 7/25 beanderson wrote: Technology has taken the world by storm. I remember as a young child getting our first computer. Now technology is always at the hands of our youngest citizens. One of the game known by our children is Minecraft. As a teacher, I hear about Minecraft almost every day. So this Bible is a great way to grab ... Minecrafters Bible

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Night Night, Farm

Night Night, Farm

On 7/13 beanderson wrote: Night Night Farm is written by Amy Parker and illustrated by Virginia Allyn. This book is about the sleepy animals on a farm who say night night to the farm, their parents, and to God. This is a good book for teaching young children to say night night before they go to sleep and also will help them understand ... Night Night Farm

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Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

On 6/23 beanderson wrote: Jesus Calling is well known across the country as a devotional book for adults. Sarah Young has now published a Jesus Calling for toddlers and preschoolers. This book teaches our young children about Jesus’ never ending love for them. There are twenty bible stories written so that our youngest children ... Jesus Calling

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Great Stories Of The Bible

Great Stories Of The Bible

On 6/16 beanderson wrote: Great stories of the Bible is a book that contains six stories of the new and old testament in the Bible and is based on the Adventure Bible for Kids. The Bible stories in this book are: God’s Great Creation, Facing the Burning Furnace, Ruth and Naomi, Miracles of Jesus, A Father’s Love, and The ... Great Stories of the Bible

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Living a Mighty Faith

Living a Mighty Faith

On 5/6 beanderson wrote: Living a Mighty Faith by: Agnus Buchan is a devotional book that will help you see what God can do in your life when you believe big and open your heart. Devotions focus on sharing your faith, serving others, and becoming a little more like Jesus each day. I have noticed that just in the short time I ... Living a mighty Faith

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That's Not Hay in My Hair

That's Not Hay in My Hair

On 4/17 beanderson wrote: That’s Not Hay in my Hair is written by a seventeen-year-old girl. It is about a girl, Jules, who lived in Manhattan and loved life there. One day her mother decided they were moving to the country to a ranch with horses, dogs, and longhorns. Can she survive the country living? Will she have the faith ... That's not hay in my hair

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The Berenstain Bears Mother's Day Blessings

The Berenstain Bears Mother's Day Blessings

On 3/29 beanderson wrote: I grew up reading the Berenstain Bears books. I loved them as a kid and they still deliver a wonderful message to children now. This new book about Mother’s Day is a delightful book about what Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear want to for Mama Bear for Mother’s Day. They want to do something special ... The Berenstain Bears Mothers day

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Royal Easter Story

Royal Easter Story

On 3/6 beanderson wrote: A Royal Easter Story is about princesses Joy, Grace, Faith, Charity, and Hope along with their father preparing to go to another land for a celebration. They are met by their new neighbors knights Timothy, Andrew, Jonathan, Christian, and Alexander along with their father. On the way to the land for ... A Royal Easter Story

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If I Run

If I Run

On 2/20 beanderson wrote: Ever run away from something? Run away from lies that you know will destroy your life? Ever tried to find the truth? Casey Cox thinks she must run away from something, a crime scene of the murder of her best friend that has her DNA all over it. Dylan Roberts, a war veteran, seeks to find the truth. The ... If I Run By: Terri BlackStock

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Keeper of the Stars

Keeper of the Stars

On 2/6 beanderson wrote: Keeper of the Stars by Robin Lee Hatcher is a book about Penny Cartwright. She was heartbroken over her mother’s death from pneumonia and now she is going through death again as she mourns the death of her younger brother, Brad. Brad was a drummer in a band whose bus was in an accident and Brad was ... Keeper of the Stars

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Mermaid Moon

Mermaid Moon

On 1/28 beanderson wrote: Mermaid Moon by Colleen Coble is a novel about a woman named Mallory who has not gone back to her hometown because of shame and confusion. Her father dies mysteriously and she does not have a choice but to go back to her hometown, Mermaid Point. She believes her father was murdered and a friend thinks ... Mermaid Moon

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A Believe Devotional for Kids: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

A Believe Devotional for Kids: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

On 12/21 beanderson wrote: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus is a 90 devotional for kids written by Randy Frazee. The purpose of this devotional book is to bring children closer to God by having them go on a journey reading His word. Randy Frazee's stance is that the more you believe, the more Jesus can change you from the inside out, ... Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

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The Purpose Driven Life Devotional for Kids

The Purpose Driven Life Devotional for Kids

On 11/20 beanderson wrote: Rick Warren is known for his "The Purpose Driven Life" book that many people read. He has written a devotional book for children that provides a devotional for each day of the year. This book is written in a fashion that is easy for children to read and understand. He states that this is not just a book, ... Purpose Driven for Kids

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The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You

On 10/10 beanderson wrote: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you A hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 This bible verse is one of my favorites. It gives me hope that God is for me and always there to help. I love how this book was written with children ... The Plans I Have for You

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Thankful

Thankful

On 9/7 beanderson wrote: This is a children's book that teaches the child why each person is thankful for items. This helps the child learn to be thankful for each item in their lives. This book is written in child friendly langauage using rhymes. In the end, it shows a parent and tells the child that they are thankful to them. ... Thankful for this book

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night?

On 8/8 beanderson wrote: This book about uncertainty. These days we want answers now. We are impatient to wait on our problems to be answered and over. This is where faith enters into our life, but the thing about faith is that you have to activate faith to be able to use it. You have to trust God with your problems in order ... What Keeps you up at night

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The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

On 6/27 beanderson wrote: This book is about the youngest of the Duck Commander children. Jep and his wife Jessica open up about their life and their early years together. There were many challenges that these two have faced in life and they tell about them. They tell of trials and their early life before a life with each other. ... The Good the Bad and the Grace of God

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The Case of the Sin City Sister

The Case of the Sin City Sister

On 5/28 beanderson wrote: Sister Eve Divine recently discovered she’s got a gift: turns out she’s a natural at private detective work. But is it a temptation or a calling? As Eve wrestles with this question, she’s taking a leave of absence from the convent, investigating a case with her PI father.But something else troubles ... Sin City Sister

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All You Want to Know About the Bible in Pop Culture

All You Want to Know About the Bible in Pop Culture

On 5/3 beanderson wrote: This book is written by Kevin Harvey and is about discovering the relationship between pop culture and the Word of God. This book reminds us that God is everywhere especially in unexpected places. This book was easy to read and has many activites for preteens to do to understand God more. The format ... All you want to know about the Bible pop culture

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Twisted Innocence

Twisted Innocence

On 4/5 beanderson wrote: Twisted Innocence by Terri Blackstock is about Holly Cramer and her past choices in life. She is hoping to live a more stable life for her daughter, Lily. One day the police show up and start question Holly about the whereabouts of Lily's father. He doesn't know about Lily and Holly has kept his identity ... Twisted Innocence

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Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

On 3/7 beanderson wrote: Most of everyone has heard of or seen "Duck Dynasty" on tv. This is a devotional book written by Korie Robertson. There are many devotions for a child and/or family to go through. These are very good and written on a child's level. These devotionals also inspire children to get outside and get involved ... Duck Commander Devotions for Kids

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A Father's Love

A Father's Love

On 2/18 beanderson wrote: A Father's Love is a book for young children with a reading level of 2. It is a great story from the Bible that is put into a child's level of reading. I have read other stories from the Bible from this author and they are great. This teaches my niece stories from the Bible. This story is one of ... A Father's Love

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I Can Learn The Bible

I Can Learn The Bible

On 12/29 beanderson wrote: We as adults want the children of today to learn more about God and let that seed plant into their minds. This book guides parents into helping their children understand and memorize verses. This is a great book to help introduce learning scripture to young children. There are 52 studies with verses ... I Can Learn the Bible

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Plush Bible Collection, NIV

Plush Bible Collection, NIV

On 12/4 beanderson wrote: This bible is of the plush bible collection. It is pink sparkle leopard print. It is written in the New International Version in standard print. This bible has the red print for when God is talking. It is a nice size bible. I am giving it to a little girl for a Christmas present. It is not a heavy bible ... Plush Leopard Bible

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Jesus Prom

Jesus Prom

On 11/23 beanderson wrote: Jesus Prom by: John Weece celebrates the very people Jesus died to love. This is a book that shows others about loving people. I like the quote "Wouldn't it make sense that those who claim to love Jesus would love the same people Jesus Loves?" This book shows us that we need to love others as Jesus loves ... Jesus Prom

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The First Christmas Ever

The First Christmas Ever

On 10/25 beanderson wrote: This is a story about the birth of Jesus. It goes through the story from Mary and Joseph traveling to Bethlehem to him being born and then being visited by the shepards and the wise men. This is the time of the year that we are all looking for the best Christmas story books for children. This book was ... The First Christmas Ever

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A Star for Jesus

A Star for Jesus

On 10/12 beanderson wrote: A Star for Jesus is about the birth of Jesus and the events surrounding it. This book is a children's book. It talks about how God made a special star to send message that Jesus has come. I like how this book rhymes. Rhyming is very important in a child's learning. I also like that this book has the ... A Star for Jesus

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Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend

Sheerluck Holmes and The Case of the Missing Friend

On 9/21 beanderson wrote: This is a Veggietale book about kindness. Sniffy has gone missing and everyone begins to wonder where he went. Sheerluck Holmes brings it to everyone's attention that Sniffy may be missing because someone hurt his feelings. Sheerluck goes to everyone in town to find out who hurt Sniffy's feelings. This ... Sheerluck Holmes and the Case of the Missing Friend

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Into the Canyon

Into the Canyon

On 9/7 beanderson wrote: Into the Canyon by Michael Neale is about Gabriel Clarke from the book The River. He went back to the river that stole his dad from him a long time ago. His dad saved the life of Jacob Fielding. Jacob Fielding and Gabriel Clarke’s paths crossed when Gabriel went to the river. Now Jacob feels he owes ... Into the Canyon

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Jonah and the Great Big Fish

Jonah and the Great Big Fish

On 8/21 beanderson wrote: Jonah and the Great Big Fish by: Rhonda Gowler Greene is about Jonah and the whale. This story tells us about Jonah's disobedience by not doing what God told him to do. It reminds kids how important it is to listen to God and do what He says. Children will feel the words come to life as they read this ... Jonah and the Great Big Fish

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The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

On 8/5 beanderson wrote: The Berenstain Bears have been around a long time. This is a beginning reading book for young children who are just learning to read. It is composed of three different stories about how God shows us the way. The first story is Faith Gets Us Through. It is talking about how to have faith in God when things ... Berenstain Bears: God Shows the Way

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NIV Celebrate Recovery Bible

NIV Celebrate Recovery Bible

On 7/17 beanderson wrote: The Celebrate Recovery Bible is a New International Version. It has devotions and articles written by John Baker. This bible has large words so it is easy to see and read. This bible is for those who are struggling with life and offers hope and encouragement through developing a relationship with Jesus. ... Celebrate Recovery Bible

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The Case for Faith Student Edition

The Case for Faith Student Edition

On 7/8 beanderson wrote: The Case for Christ: Student Edition is a study on whether Jesus actually lived and performed miracles. Lee Strobel, an award winning journalist, investigates for himself about the life of Jesus Christ. This book goes from topics about what’s wrong with me, who is this Jesus, how reliable is the ... The Case for Christ

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NIV Fast Facts Bible

NIV Fast Facts Bible

On 6/12 beanderson wrote: This Bible is interesting because it provides facts about each book of the Bible. These facts highlight the main ideas and key verses in the book. There is also a test at the end of each book. This is like trivia. These are intriguing questions about the main ideas and key verses in the book. This helps ... NIV Fast Facts Bible

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Samantha Sanderson At the Movies

Samantha Sanderson At the Movies

On 6/4 beanderson wrote: Sam is an independent, resourceful, high tech cheerleader. She dreams of becoming an award winning journalist, like her mother. She is always on the lookout for things she can write about for her school's newspaper. Sam gets the lead on a story dealing with the movie theater. This is a kid's mystery ... Samantha Sanderson At the Movies

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Life Behind the Wall

Life Behind the Wall

On 5/18 beanderson wrote: Life Behind the Wall is a collection of three books; Candy Bombers, Beetle Bunker, and Smuggler’s Treasure. This book is about teens living in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. IN 1948, the teens are trying to survive in Berlin when Soviets isolate the citizens. In 1961, one discovers an underground ... Life Behind the Wall

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Below the Surface

Below the Surface

On 5/1 beanderson wrote: Below the Surface by Tim Shoemaker is a children's book series. It is about four teenagers who are on vacation with their mothers before school is to start back up in a couple of weeks. These teens are out on Coopers dads boat and just enjoying freedom. They encounter Krpto Night, a boat, and it's driver ... Below the Surface

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Distortion

Distortion

On 4/8 beanderson wrote: Distortion by Terri Blackstock is about a woman, Juliet, whose husband was killed right in front of her. She thinks it is a random shooting, but soon realizes that her husband had a shady past. She starts to receive voicemails and finds that she and her children are in danger. Juliet and her sisters ... Distortion

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Thrive

Thrive

On 3/3 beanderson wrote: You were meant to do more than just survive. You were meant to thrive. Thrive was written by Mark Hall, lead singer of the Christian band Casting Crowns. These words come from the song on their newest album, Thrive. In this book, Mark shows us that the only way to Jesus is to love Him and serve others ... Thrive

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Compass

Compass

On 2/17 beanderson wrote: This Bible is the voice translation. It has daily reading plans, road map to God's promises, a reference section in the back, maps, and a forty days with Jesus section. This reads to me more like a play or a storybook. I cannot get into this Bible. I guess I like the traditional Bible. This is still ... Compass Study Bible

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It's A God Thing

It's A God Thing

On 2/1 beanderson wrote: When I saw this book, I knew I had to read it. My husband and I have always said "It's a God Thing" when we met. I love reading the stories printed in the book, and really think about them and how God used the situations they were in to bring them closer to Him. Some of them remind me of my relationship ... It's a God Thing

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Payback in Panama

Payback in Panama

On 11/25 beanderson wrote: Payback in Panama is about a US Treasury Agent, Alex LaDuca, trying to end the drug cartel in Central America. She is on a hit list from the Dosi cartel. They have tried to assassinate her many times. She is at a crossroads between her job and the man she has fallen in love with. This book was too slow ... Payback in Panama

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To Know You

To Know You

On 10/23 beanderson wrote: Julia Whittaker had a rocky past. She had been in relationships which landed her pregnant and unmarried. She had two daughters who were both given up for adoption as infants. She finally found the man who she would spend the rest of her life with. They had a son who was born with a liver disease. In ... To Know You

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KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 9/14 beanderson wrote: The KJV Homeschool Mom’s Bible was a very good translation. It has a devotional for everyday of the year. These devotionals are very good for the homeschooling mother with topics like avoiding burnout, staying focused and committed, navigating the needs of toddlers, setting boundaries, and, most importantly, ... KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

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Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

On 8/7 beanderson wrote: Biff and Becka’s Stupendous Vacation by: Elaine Beachy is a children’s book about a family of rabbits who learn about themselves, their family, and others. This family of rabbits are planning on going on a vacation to the beach, but something happens and they cannot go. The parents decide that they ... Biff & Becka's Stupendous Vacation

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NIV Leadership Bible

NIV Leadership Bible

On 7/18 beanderson wrote: The Leadership Bible is a bible that teaches individuals how to be a leader through devotionals for each day of the year. These devotionals are only fifteen minutes a day. They have verses to look up that corresponds with the lesson of the day. I read some of the devotionals and they with get you to ... The Leadership Bible

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A Matter of Trust

A Matter of Trust

On 6/11 beanderson wrote: A Matter of Trust: A Mia Quinn Mystery by Lis Wiehl with April Henry is a book about Mia who is just coming back to the King County Prosecutor’s Office after the death of her husband following a time where she was a stay at home mother. Colleen was Mia’s best friend and a fellow prosecutor at King ... A Matter of Trust

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Come to the Table

Come to the Table

On 2/23 beanderson wrote: Come to the Table by Neta Jackson is a continuation of the book Stand by Me. Kat Davies and her friends have sublet an apartment right under Avis Douglas and have also taken in Avis’ daughter and grandson. Kat is new in her faith in God and wants to help people learn about nutrition. Nick becomes an ... Great Book

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Sisters in Faith Bible, King James Version

Sisters in Faith Bible, King James Version

On 1/2 beanderson wrote: Sisters In Faith Holy Bible is a Bible designed for African American women but as I read through the devotionals I found that it is a Bible for all women. I liked how women of the Bible had excerpts of their life in the scriptures. It is a hard cover King James version of the Bible. The words were a ... Sisters in Faith Holy Bible

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Redemption

Redemption

On 12/25 beanderson wrote: This book is about how an angry boy turned his life around with God's help and has the life he had always dreamed about. Bryan Clay grew up in Hawaii with his mother and father, but soon found his family falling apart with the divorce of his parents. Bryan was an angry boy growing up, fighting at school. ... Redemption by Bryan Clay

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The River

The River

On 10/6 beanderson wrote: "The River" by Michael Neale is about Gabriel Clarke going back to his childhood home in Colorado. While there he faces The River which took his father from him when he was only five years old, something a child should never have to witness. He has to go live with his mother on a farm in Kansas. He has ... The River

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Song of the Brokenhearted

Song of the Brokenhearted

On 8/29 beanderson wrote: Song of the Brokenhearted By: Sheila Walsh and Cindy Martinusen Coloma is about a woman named Ava who has a life full of great things. She started a ministry to help the brokenhearted people in the Dallas area. Then things start falling apart in her own life and a surprise left on her doorstep takes ... Song of the Brokenhearted

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 7/2 beanderson wrote: By Faith Not By Sight is a book by Scott MacIntyre a former contestant on American Idol. In this book, Scott tells his life story, from being born blind to how he has dealt with this disability. He learned to play the piano at a young age just by listening to the notes. He has a powerful relationship ... By Faith Not By Sight

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Need You Now

Need You Now

On 6/14 beanderson wrote: Need you Now by Beth Wiseman is about a woman and her family who moved to her grandparents ranch in Round Top, Texas to get away from the big city of Houston. Her family is her world. They are a religious family who has been through a rough time with their seventeen year old son. Now settling in their ... Need You Now

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Stand By Me

Stand By Me

On 6/9 beanderson wrote: Stand by Me: A Souled Out Sisters Novel by Neta Jackson has many characters in this book. The two main characters are Kathryn Davies and Avis Douglas. Kathryn Davies is a college student studying education, who dropped out of pre-med and transferred to a Christian college after she accepted Jesus into ... Stand by Me

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 6/5 beanderson wrote: “The Beauty Book” by Nancy Rue is a book for pre-teen girls who are trying to figure things out about life and about hygiene. It is a book put together using the “Girlz” group from the “Here’s Lily” book from the same author. The members of this Girlz group ask questions about hygiene and ... The Beauty Book

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Here's Lily

Here's Lily

On 6/4 beanderson wrote: “Here’s Lily” by Nancy Rue is about a sixth grade girl who lacks self confidence at school and even at home. There is one boy in her class who gives her a hard time all the time. She is trying to find herself and one lady sees this and tries to help Lily. Lily through all the trials in her life ... Here's Lily

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 2/22 beanderson wrote: “From Blah to Awe” written by Jenna Lucado Bishop is a devotional book written for the teeanage girl audience, which also could be read by new christians and christians who just need a little shook up in their faith in God. Sometimes not only in a teenagers life but in a Christian’s life we have ... “From Blah to Awe” by: Jenna Lucado Bishop

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Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

On 1/17 beanderson wrote: Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks by KD McCrite Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks is about an eleven year old girl, April Grace, from Arkansas. She is starting Junior High and doesn’t understand how one of her friends from last has turned out to be rotten over the summer. This book reminds me of Junie ... Great Book

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 11/22 beanderson wrote: “The Love and Respect Experience” by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs is a devotional for husbands and wives to work through together. It says it is geared more toward the husband because so many devotionals are out in stores that men can’t get into. The overall gist of this devotional is what the author ... A Couple's Devotional

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 9/27 beanderson wrote: “Thank you, God, for blessing me” by Max Lucado is a book for children about God blessing them in their world. Max Lucado goes through a child’s day, but in the life of Hermie the Worm, and blesses everything that a child would come in contact with. From him/herself to the food we eat to the friends ... Thank You, God, for Blessing Me

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Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

On 9/4 beanderson wrote: “Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door” by Josh McDowell is a book for youth. It informs youth about how to keep their faith in the world we live in today. Josh McDowell wants youth to know what they believe and why they believe it. He uses “myths” as the chapter titles. These myths are what ... Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

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Rumors of God

Rumors of God

On 7/20 beanderson wrote: 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him. But God has revealed it to us by His Spirit. Rumors of God by Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson These authors are both pastors. Growing up in Austraila they became friends at a camp. ... Rumors of God

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