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Thank You, God, for Grandma

Thank You, God, for Grandma

On 3/8 Shanna Gebhard wrote: With Easter just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start looking for items to stick inside those Easter baskets. I like to mix in non-candy items in our Easter baskets. Books are a great Easter basket item. Thank you, God, for Grandma would be a perfect addition to an Easter basket for little ... Thank You, God, for Grandma

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4 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Christmas Fun Sticker and Activity Book

The Berenstain Bears Christmas Fun Sticker and Activity Book

On 3/2 Shanna Gebhard wrote: In The Berenstain Bears Christmas Fun Sticker and Activity Book your child will find puzzles, activity pages, and more than 50 reusable stickers. Did you see that? Reusable stickers! Your child will be able to peel them off the pages and make new scenes over and over again. It's perfect for that long ... The Berenstain Bears Christmas Fun Sticker and Activity Book

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4 Stars

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The Wonders of Creation Holy Bible (NIV)

The Wonders of Creation Holy Bible (NIV)

On 1/30 Shanna Gebhard wrote: The adult coloring book craze has reached the bible! That’s right, you can now purchase the Wonders of Creation Holy Bible and color it. And I would have to say there is a fair amount of coloring to do too! I think this is a great gift idea for a teen or adult that loves to color and practice their ... Wonders of Creation Holy Bible

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5 Stars

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Berensatin Bears and the Christmas Angel

Berensatin Bears and the Christmas Angel

On 10/8 Shanna Gebhard wrote: If you’ve read any of my children’s book reviews you know I am a huge fan of The Berenstain Bears. Well, they have a new book coming out in a few days, The Berenstain Bears and the Christmas Angel. Just in time for the holidays a new Berenstain Bears book! Berenstain BearsIn The Berenstain Bears ... The Berenstain Bears and the Christmas Angel

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5 Stars

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A Royal Christmas to Remember

A Royal Christmas to Remember

On 10/8 Shanna Gebhard wrote: A Royal Christmas to Remember is the 13th book in a series called Princess Parables written by Jeanna Stolle Young. The story focuses on five princesses - Joy, Grace, Faith, Charity, and Hope. The weather has turned and winter has arrived. The girls are very excited for the holiday season that is coming. The ... A Royal Christmas to Remember

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5 Stars

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Christmas Love Letters from God

Christmas Love Letters from God

On 10/1 Shanna Gebhard wrote: In Christmas Love Letters from God your little one will learn about Jesus’s story through seven different stories told in a form of poetry. The books begins with story of Isaiah sharing his prophecy of Jesus’s coming. And the last story is about the wise men arriving at the manager. At the end of ... CHRISTMAS LOVE LETTERS FROM GOD

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5 Stars

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Night of Great Joy

Night of Great Joy

On 10/1 Shanna Gebhard wrote: The Night of Great Joy is about the night of Jesus’s birth being told by children performing a play. Children love seeing other children in stories. Mary Engelbreit did a wonderful job with using illustrations to tell the story through the Christmas pageant being performed by the children. Night of ... A Night of Great Joy

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5 Stars

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Itsy Bitsy Christmas

Itsy Bitsy Christmas

On 9/25 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Can you believe there’s less than 100 days before Christmas?! This summer has flown by and fall is moving fast too. Before you know it, we will be sipping hot cocoa by the fire and reading Christmas books at bedtime. Itsy Bitsy Christmas by Max Lucado is a perfect night time story to read to your ... Itsy Bitsy Christmas

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Holiday Cookbook

The Berenstain Bears' Holiday Cookbook

On 9/25 Shanna Gebhard wrote: I grew up reading The Berenstain Bears’ books and loving them. Now I have a daughter of my own and I want to continue sharing The Berenstain Bears’ with her. Now they have a holiday cookbook! How fun, not only do you and your child get to spend time together making a meal but The Berenstain Bears’ ... The Berenstain Bears’ Holiday Cookbook

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5 Stars

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An Amish Harvest

An Amish Harvest

On 8/24 Shanna Gebhard wrote: his is the perfect book for anyone who is looking for short stories. If you only get little chunks of time to read An Amish Harvest will work well. Inside the book you'll find 4 separate novellas each around 100 pages. I was able to read each novella in an afternoon while my daughter was napping or watching ... 4 Novellas in 1 Book

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5 Stars

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Miracle in Music City

Miracle in Music City

On 8/22 Shanna Gebhard wrote: If this is your first book the series I’ll give you a little background. Mia and Maddie are twins and Lulu is their little sister. Their mom is the famous singer, Gloria Glimmer. They travel around the world with their mother, father and nanny, Miss Julia when their mom is touring. When not traveling, ... Miracle In Music City

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5 Stars

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One Big Turkey

One Big Turkey

On 8/4 Shanna Gebhard wrote: One Big Turkey is in board book shape format, which I love for little ones. The book is cut out in a shape of a giant turkey! Each page is filled with colorful, engaging illustrations of one big turkey and his friends in the forest. It's also a counting book! On the first page, we start with one squirrel ... One Big Turkey

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5 Stars

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Precious Moments: Happy Harvest

Precious Moments: Happy Harvest

On 7/21 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Precious Moments were huge when I was little, so when I saw Happy Harvest I just had to have it. Happy Harvest by Jean Fischer is a board book about 5 x 7 in size, which is perfect for little hands. Precious Moments Happy HarvestHappy Harvest focuses on the time autumn, basically September, October ... Happy Harvest

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5 Stars

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Pumpkin Patch Blessings

Pumpkin Patch Blessings

On 7/20 Shanna Gebhard wrote: I know we are still in summer but fall is just around the corner! Soon the temperatures will be cooling down and the leaves will start to change colors. The kids will be going back to school and we’ll be taking out our light jackets. Pumpkin Batch Blessing is a boardbook for little ones, that explores ... Pumpkin Patch Blessings

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

On 7/14 Shanna Gebhard wrote: The Berenstain Bears’ was one of my favorite families to read about when I was growing up. In Caring and Sharing Treasury you get 5 of The Berenstain Bears’ book in 1! What a great way to start your Berenstain Bears’ collection. The Berenstain Bears Caring and Sharing TreasuryThe first story is ... The Berenstain Bears’ Caring and Sharing Treasury

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5 Stars

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Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

On 7/11 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Becoming a parent means you have so much to teach a little person. I know, for me, at times it can be overwhelming the amount of knowledge and manners I am trying to install on my daughter. When it came time to introduce religion into my daughter’s life I was not sure where to start. We don’t belong ... Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings

The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings

On 6/27 Shanna Gebhard wrote: School is out! Summer is here! However, I find the summer to fly by and soon we will be focusing on getting ready for school. The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings is about summer ending and the school year starting. Brother and Sister are going through the typical emotions of starting a new school ... THE BERENSTAIN BEARS SCHOOL TIME BLESSINGS

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5 Stars

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5-Minute Nighttime Bible Stories

5-Minute Nighttime Bible Stories

On 6/8 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Little ones love to listen to stories. Plus reading to your child is a wonderful way to increase their vocabulary. Peyton is fascinated by God and likes to hear the bible stories. But reading the actual bible to her can be a dry read or sometimes a tad too graphic. That’s where 5-Minute Nighttime Bible ... 5-Minute Nighttime Bible Stories

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5 Stars

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The Princess Twins and the Tea Party

The Princess Twins and the Tea Party

On 5/9 Shanna Gebhard wrote: My daughter is just starting to read so I am always looking for a chapter book that will engage her and encourage her to read. Currently, she is reading at a D level and I would say The Princess Twins and the Tea Party is a challenge for her but she can manage through it. In The Princess Twins and the ... No ONe is Perfect

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5 Stars

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The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party

The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party

On 4/11 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Peyton is just learning to read so I am always on the lookout for a good book to help her become excited about reading on her own. The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party is a level 1 reading which is perfect for those children just learning to read on thier own. I would say the reading level of this ... The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Mother's Day Blessings

The Berenstain Bears Mother's Day Blessings

On 3/17 Shanna Gebhard wrote: In the newest book The Berenstain Bears Mother’s Day Blessings the cubs are about to celebrate Mother’s Day. Throughout the book we see mother’s being celebrated while they work. In some ways I thought it was good for a child to see that mom’s work very hard and a lot. But on the other hand ... The Berenstain Bears Mother’s Day Blessings

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4 Stars

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Brave Girls: Beautiful You

Brave Girls: Beautiful You

On 3/3 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Raising a young lady in today’s world is a challenge. Everywhere they turn they are bombarded by sexualized images,clothes, movies, music and more. As parents it’s our responsibility to try and help them navigate all these pressures and develop a self confidence and self worth that will take them ... Brave Girls Beautiful You

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4 Stars

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London Art Chase

London Art Chase

On 2/29 Shanna Gebhard wrote: Come meet the Glimmer family! Famous singer Gloria Glimmer and her three darling daughters – Maddie, Mia and Lulu along with their father travel to London with thier Nanny Miss Julia. Gloria is in London to perform for the people and the family is along for the ride. While in London, the girls get ... London Art Chase

Shanna's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Dolphin Wish

A Dolphin Wish

On 2/17 Shanna Gebhard wrote: I remember being in Jr. High and constantly reading. I believe the series I was addicted to was the Babysitters Club. A Dolphin Wish reminds me that series. Why? Because they Glimmer sisters have set out to solve a mystery. A Dolphin Wish is the second book in the series by Natalie Grant. The first ... A Dolphin Wish

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5 Stars

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An Amish Year

An Amish Year

On 2/1 Shanna Gebhard wrote: An Amish Year was the first time I’ve ever read a novel by Beth Wiseman so I was surprised to find out it’s not one story but four stories! I would consider it to be 4 short stories about different characters. I really liked this format because as a single mom it can be hard to read a whole 300+ ... An Amish Year

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5 Stars

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