Reviews by MrsK
On 3/2 MrsK wrote: Michael W. SmithISBN: 9780310767480Publisher's Synopsis:From Grammy Award-winning artist Michael W Smith and the co-creator of Veggietales Mike Nawrocki comes Let's Get Ready for Bed, the second in a series of bedtime books in the Nurturing Steps line. This sweet and sleepy picture book will lull your ... Let's Get Ready for Bed by Michael W. Smith and Mike Nawrocki
On 12/29 MrsK wrote: Hannah C. HallISBN: 9781400209231Publisher's Synopsis:Bedtime Bibles and storybooks are evergreen classics that sell through year after year. Seasoned brands and new names alike are seeing surging sales in this felt-need genre as parents are looking for comforting books with Bible stories, verses, and ... God Bless You and Good Night by Hannah C Hall
On 11/4 MrsK wrote: Cara WhitneyISBN: 9781400303311Publisher's Synopsis:Through years spent working with these majestic animals—Cara Whitney has learned countless spiritual lessons that have brought her closer to God.In 100 heartfelt devotions with stunning photography, you'll learn about being flexible in your faith ... Unbridled Faith by Cara Whitney
On 8/20 MrsK wrote: Jean FischerISBN: 9780718098643Publisher's Synopsis:In the sweet, enduring art style of Precious Moments, this timeless book will help your children recognize all the wonderful things God has given them! Read along, and you will remember to enjoy the simple things, like singing silly songs, jumping in ... Precious Moments: Little Book of Thanks by Jean Fischer
On 8/2 MrsK wrote: Bart MillardISBN: 9781400322015Publisher's Synopsis:I Can Only Imagine asks questions a child might ask and invites families to wonder together: What is heaven like? What does God do? What would it be like to spend a day with Jesus? Children will see that although experiencing the glory of heaven may ... I Can Only Imagine for Little Ones by Bart Millard
On 7/12 MrsK wrote: Johnny Hunt, editorISBN: 9781400311306Publisher's Synopsis:One of the greatest gifts - and greatest challenges - of raising children is introducing them to the ways of God. As parents and grandparents, we want to impart our faith to the children we love so dearly, and it can feel more difficult than ... God's Blessing Day by Day: Daily Devotional for Kids
On 7/1 MrsK wrote: Melanie DickersonISBN: 978-0-7180-7483-8Publisher's Synopsis:From the streets to an orphanage in a faraway kingdom, Aladdin has grown up alone. Until he meets Kirstyn. With a father who is the duke of Hagenheim and a mother who is the patroness of the orphanage where Aladdin lives, Kirstyn is a member ... The Orphan's Wish by Melanie Dickerson
On 1/13 MrsK wrote: Did you know that there are more than "bear hugs?" In this delightful read aloud, there are many types of hugs. There are hugs to help you "sleep like a log." Hugs that shout... "Yes, oh yes, of course!" Plus there is the discovery of a duck, pig, fish, or whale hug which are quite endearing. And yet, ... Simply delightful! A must for every home and school library.
On 8/21 MrsK wrote: Such a fun story. Just think, art classes in London Museums. While these three are in the museum, they know... that they know... someone just stole a Renoir. What will the girls do to solve this mystery? Who will listen? Will Maddie find her own glimmer in London? Natalie Grant has a winning series ... London Art Class
On 8/21 MrsK wrote: Filled with delightful Autumn creatures, this journey for children will bring a sense of joy, exploration, and loving awareness for the amazing designs from our creator. The children within the story are playfully spirited while each page portrays the beauty of the season. Our youngest gets so excited ... Pumpkin Patch Blessings
On 7/14 MrsK wrote: With her newest book, Sheila is inviting us to walk with her and King David towards discovering the longing within our souls. "The human heart longs for closure and understanding." It's my "forever beginning," my point at which life tips and I begin looking for a life-preserver. Often times my searching ... Healing is sweet freedom!
On 4/25 MrsK wrote: Mona HodgsonISBN: 9780310750383Publisher's Synopsis:A lesson in humility. Princess Emma wants everything to be perfect for her tea party, but only God is perfect. Just when her guests arrive, everything seems to go wrong. How will Emma fix it? This Level-One I Can Read teaches girls what it means ... The Princess Twins and the Tea Party by Mona Hodgson
On 12/12 MrsK wrote: Precious MomentsISBN: 9780718043193Publisher's Synopsis:Delight your little ones with these sweet Precious Moments® characters as you share beloved Bible stories and comforting bedtime scriptures with them.The five-minute format helps parents create a meaningful bedtime. With paraphrased stories ... 5-Minute Bedtime Treasury by Precious Moments
On 12/12 MrsK wrote: Jean FischerISBN: 9780718049874Publisher's Synopsis:“Even before you were born, I prayed for you.”Every day Mama Bear prays for Baby Bear—she always has and she always will. Cuddle up and share how your little one is covered in prayer and surrounded by love.MrsK's Review:With the sweetest illustrations ... I Prayed For You by Jean Fischer
On 10/11 MrsK wrote: Billy GrahamISBN: 9780529105448Publisher's Synopsis:The saving message of the Gospel is the heartbeat of this preacher and evangelist. Millions around the world have heard Billy Graham proclaim this unchanging truth. He has never forgotten the transformation of his own life, when he first said yes ... The Reason For My Hope by Billy Graham
On 8/24 MrsK wrote: Eileen SpinelliISBN: 97803100008844Publisher's Synopsis: Thankful, by bestselling and award-winning children’s author Eileen Spinelli, combines charming rhymes and whimsical illustrations to convey the importance of being thankful for everyday blessings."Like the gardener,Thankful for every ... Thankful by Eileen Spinelli
On 8/24 MrsK wrote: Luke ReynoldsISBN: Publisher's Synopsis:Life lessons in bullying, first love, and an up-close examination of the meaning of courage for kids ages 11-14.Author Luke Reynolds's humorous and heart-warming contemporary novel chronicles one boy's journey through bullying, first love, and a discovery of ... The Looney Experiment by Luke Reynolds
On 7/6 MrsK wrote: With excellent formatting, this Kids' Edition is uniquely designed for individualized study. For me, I celebrated the "key" components (question, idea, verse) outlined before each of the teachings. The bonus are the follow-up discussion questions, which can be discussed as a family or individually journaled ... What do you believe?
On 6/8 MrsK wrote: With her parents on "the trip of a lifetime," Charity's story begins as she arrives back home. Anxiety about "coming home" will lead her into a return to memories that she has tried so hard to forget. What she finds is a "good-neighbor" deed and a long lost romance. Buck Malone is currently a wilderness ... A Perfect Summer Romance!
On 5/30 MrsK wrote: At the end of the day, a wave of commotion is heard down the hall as students discover that their grades will cause all of their parents to go ballistic. What was going on? Isn't the grading system secured enough to prevent tampering? Who would change everyone's grades? How did they change everyone's ... Punishment...violations...expulsions...its all news to Sam
On 4/19 MrsK wrote: Raising children who do what they need to do without being told is the goal of this guide book. Developing self-motivation in your child can be "hair-raising" without guidance. Choosing to "deliberately work on spiritual and moral development" is an investment in their character that will produce a life ... Parenting from the heart makes the difference!
On 4/19 MrsK wrote: Filled with photos of garden beauty, this devotional brightens your path regardless of the time or the season. Organized in the fashion of a gardening manual, you discover a connection between sowing seeds in the ground and the sowing of God's words within your spirit. Both of which begin with God's ... More than planting, tending, and harvesting...
On 3/14 MrsK wrote: This DIY idea book is full of creative ideas that you can do with little-to-no money. If you could transform your room into your own retreat, what would it look like? How would you get started? What or how would your parents be involved? What would be your theme? Do you know which colors and textures ... Redo Your Room
On 3/7 MrsK wrote: Even with Heavenly connections, Manny must find a way to help Chelsea find her way. Can you imagine how hard it would be to hear and see Heavenly things, yet you can't share any of it until the one you are guarding asks God? Even with family and friends, her customer questions, Divine answers, and a ... Perfectly Brewed
On 2/22 MrsK wrote: The Biblical perspective (pgs. 13-22) provides the reader with a centering-focus within your mind. A balance for your heart and spirit in which your mind can freely accept the challenges with a cleansing fast. Preparing yourself spiritually is the first step. Kristen's outline has been lovingly detailed. ... Spiritually readied, let the fasting begin.
On 2/14 MrsK wrote: The key is "sweetest." This little board book has the most delightful Bible re-tellings. Using a two-page layout, this little book is easy to handle especially with a little one upon your lap. The story of Creation, of the Ark, of Moses, Esther, of Jesus' birth, Jesus with the children, the Crucifixion, ... Snuggles, Love, and Promises that last a life time begins on your lap.
On 1/31 MrsK wrote: Simply incredible! Filled with loving attention, this retelling of God's creation touches our hearts and souls. The rhythm of the verse and the beautiful illustrations resonates with tenderness and affection. Little ones can listen to God's blessings of goodness, love, and hope. They will adore the ... Blessings will overflow when sharing this together.
On 1/31 MrsK wrote: In this second novel, the quest in freeing Chomountain will require the wisdom of the ages, strength in seeing beyond what is in front of you, a desire to restore that which is of value, and determination to keep strong during the battle. Once you open the cover, you are within the "aged" library where ... Are you ready for mor dragons, Realm walkers, and excitment?
On 1/11 MrsK wrote: by Jane YolenISBN: 9780310746485Publisher's Synopsis:Young James, an earl’s son, is a bit bothersome and always asking the oddest questions. In despair—the last of James’ tutors having quit—his mother sends him off to be educated at Cranford Abbey. She feels the strict regimen will do him ... A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen
On 12/12 MrsK wrote: Howard BowardISBN: 9780310736080Publisher's Synopsis:Sometimes, being smart just isn’t enough!It’s been a rough winter for Howard Boward, science genius. Not only is he caught in the crossfire of winter’s most dangerous weapon (snowballs), his best friend, Winnie McKinney, is mad at him, and ... How To Survive Middle School and Monster Bots by Howard Boward
On 11/5 MrsK wrote: by Amanda FlowerISBN: 9780310737025Publisher Synopsis:Twelve-year-old Andora ‘Andi’ Boggs and her new best friend Colin Carter couldn’t be more excited to attend the prestigious science camp at the local university in Killdeer, Ohio. Unfortunately, Discovery Camp’s curriculum appears to include ... Andi Under Pressure by Amanda Flower
On 10/4 MrsK wrote: "The little town was humming. There were children everywhere." Welcome to the Yuletide Ice Cube Fair! Where everyone can skate on ponds of root beer, where you can "slip and slide" on burlap sacks, and you can sculpt an ice block into what Christmas means to you. What would you carve? Not only will ... Yuletide Ice Cube Fair
On 9/22 MrsK wrote: Veggie Tales, Veggie Tales, Veggie Tales... when a veggie tale book is shared... well we all have to sing. So once again Sheerluck Holmes and Bobby Watson are called in to solve the case. Through foggy London streets, they arrive at the Pizza Place and there are many who appear to be guilty in hurting ... Who hurt Sniffy's feelings?
On 9/8 MrsK wrote: Just take a look at the fun on this cover! Are you ready for a few tips on how to be a cowboy? Conrad goes to his Uncle Clint's ranch expecting to learn all there is to being a cowboy. He also knows that things can get tough on a ranch so he packs his "Mega Ultimate Extreme First Aid Kit" just in case ... There are rules for being a Cowboy
On 8/23 MrsK wrote: If the best place for children to learn to read is on your lap, then this is one to share again and again. With the "Zip! Zing!" lightning, the "Crash! Boom! Rumble!" of thunder, and the "Tip, slip, slide!" of the Ark... well, you and those precious little ones on your lap will spend many delightful ... There's no sleeping with this read aloud...
On 8/4 MrsK wrote: With a bit of a dance, much excitement, and the promise of a great afternoon read aloud to my grand-daughter... we ripped open the envelope for this delightful treasure. With the sun streaming through the window shades, curled up in our reading chair, we began our friendship journey. Mary Englebreit's ... The Blessings of Friendship
On 7/21 MrsK wrote: The only area left to discover in space is how the author will get Crater, Crescent, and Dr. Medaris out of L5 and safe from each other! This is the third book in the series. It begins with Dr. Maria Medaris (now 21) going about her daily duties for the family's Medaris Enterprises in Armstrong City. ... Crater Trueblood to the Rescue?
On 6/25 MrsK wrote: "There was just something right about popcorn so covered in butter that you had to lick your fingers." Perfect "hook" for me. What is going to a movie without the comforting joy of a tub of buttered popcorn? If you attend church and/or youth groups, it is not a new concept for theater's to close for ... Samantha Sanderson At the Movies