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You Can't Sit With Us

You Can't Sit With Us

On 4/21 Ann I Am wrote: Mean girls. Unfortunately, they are out there. We may think our daughters are okay because they don't say anything, but many times, children won't say anything for a multitude of reasons. They may think telling will make it worse for them. They may feel that nothing can be done. Or they may simply ... You Can't Sit with Us--Mean Girl Makeover #bullying #Book

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4 Stars

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10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know

10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know

On 2/22 Ann I Am wrote: Having read Kari Kampakis's 10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Knows on her blog, I knew I wanted to read more. As a mother of two girls, when I saw that her thoughts were expanded into a book for teens, well, I couldn't wait to get my hands on it. In the very first chapter of this book, the author makes ... 10 Ulimate Truths Girls Should Know #Teens #books

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5 Stars

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All In Student Edition

All In Student Edition

On 7/9 Ann I Am wrote: All In Student Edition is geared towards young people to encourage their commitment to God by giving 100% to Him. There are many good points in the book, including ideas from M. Scott Peck’s The Road Less Traveled about the need to be able to delay gratification. There are many inspirational stories ... Book Review: All In--Student Edition

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3 Stars

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One God, One Plan, One Life

One God, One Plan, One Life

On 4/5 Ann I Am wrote: One God One Plan One Life is a 365 day devotional by Max Lucado that has been adapted for teens to help them navigate through these years with guiding biblical principles. The teenage years can be filled with challenges and turmoil, often leaving teens confused and directionless. This book, based upon ... #Book #Review One God One Plan One Life by Max Lucado #Teens

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5 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 2/11 Ann I Am wrote: Let There Be Light by Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu is simply a retelling of the biblical story of creation. Paired with the beautiful artwork of Nancy Tillman, this book has a calming, reassuring feel about the beauty of our world and our God. Children of all ages (0-99+) are certain ... Book Review: Let There Be Light by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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4 Stars

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 10/27 Ann I Am wrote: Heaven is for Real for Kids as told by Colton Burpo to his parents is the true story of a 3-year-old boy whohad an experience during emergency surgeryin which his parents believed he went to heaven.  He then began to tell his parents everything he saw in heaven, including his grandfather who ... Book Review: Heaven is for Real

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3 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 5/15 Ann I Am wrote: Do you enjoy crafting?  Do you like finding things to reuse in artful expressions?  Do you love to journal? Then The Elemental Journal, Composing Artful Expressions from Items Cast Aside by Tammy Kushnir is perfect for you.  This book is packed with many ideas for “composing artful expressions ... Book Review: The Elemental Journal by Tammy Kushnir

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5 Stars

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 4/18 Ann I Am wrote: I am a huge fan of Sheila Walsh's series of books and videos, Gigi, God's Little Princess.  My girls enjoy Gigi immensely.   So, I was happy to have the opportunity to review How to be God's Little Princess, Royal Tips for Manners, Etiquette, and True Beauty, by Sheila Walsh.This is a ... Review: How to Be God's Little Princess by Sheila Walsh

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3 Stars

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Eat Your Peas, Daughter

Eat Your Peas, Daughter

On 3/19 Ann I Am wrote: The title was the first thing that caught my eye.  Eat Your Peas Daughter, A little wisdom and a lasting promise! by Cheryl and Mom Karpen told me a lot.  How many times do we tell our children to do something that is good and healthy for them?  This "3-minute forever book" does just that.  ... Book Review: Eat Your Peas Daughter

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5 Stars

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 1/28 Ann I Am wrote: The Beginning Reader’s Bible, compiled by Tama Fortner and illustrated by Marijke ten Cate, is not at all what I expected. I guess I expected something small and short and this definitely was a nice surprise.  This hardcover book with red ribbon marker measures 10” x 9” and boasts thick, glossy, ... Book Review: The Beginning Reader's Bible

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4 Stars

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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 10/19 Ann I Am wrote: The IBC “Big Red” Holy Bible is a bible that has been written in a translation that children can read. It looks like an adult bible, yet the language is broken down so young children can understand it more easily. As the back cover states, most children (and many adults, for that matter) don’t ... Book Review: ICB "Big Red" Holy Bible

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4 Stars

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The King's Christmas List

The King's Christmas List

On 9/22 Ann I Am wrote: The King’s Christmas List is a story by Eldon Johnson to teach children that Christmas is about giving. The story is about a little girl, Emma, who is invited to the “King’s” party. She questions why people are giving each other gifts, but not the King, not realizing that she gave the King her ... Book Review: The King's Christmas List

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4 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Ann I Am wrote: “I want to tell you a story about the boy who changed the world...” reads the first line in the picture book The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews. This is the story of Norman Borlaug, or maybe it is the story of Henry Wallace, or George Washington Carver, or Moses Carver. This is the story ... Inspirational Must Read!!!

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5 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 9/3 Ann I Am wrote: The Same Kind of Different As Me, by Ron Hall and Denver Moore, is a compelling true story about two completely different lives--one, a homeless drifter who grew up enslaved by a plantation owner picking cotton, the other, an upscale art dealer living the good life--and the woman ... Book Review: Same Kind of Different As Me

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5 Stars

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God's Promises for Girls

God's Promises for Girls

On 6/24 Ann I Am wrote: God's Promises for Girls by Jack Countryman and Amy Parker is an adorable book that is a must have for every young lady.  The small size and beautiful illustrations are perfect for little hands and little eyes, but that is not even the best part.  The best part is the content which ... Book Review: God's Promises for Girls

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5 Stars

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I Wish You Enough

I Wish You Enough

On 2/5 Ann I Am wrote: I Wish You Enough—Embracing Life’s Most Valuable Moments One Wish at a Time by Bob Perks is a lovely book reminding us that true happiness lies in enough, not having more.This is a small gift-sized book (about 5.5” x 6.5”) with an embossed cover and beautiful graphic designs on thick, glossy ... Book Review: I Wish You Enough

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5 Stars

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Green

Green

On 12/1 Ann I Am wrote: This was my first Ted Dekker novel and I wasn't quite sure what to expect. A few of my friends love his books and can't wait till the next one. Green completes the circle of books by Dekker and is considered "the beginning and the end." Green is an intense novel that takes place in two realms of existence; ... The Final War

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4 Stars

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Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life

On 10/5 Ann I Am wrote: Think you know what it takes to be a happy and successful woman? You might be surprised to learn the facts. Find Your Strongest Life by Marcus Buckingham is a powerful guide for women who want to discover how to live a happy and successful life. Buckingham examines 10 myths about the lives of women ... Use What You've Got!,

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Book

The Jesus Book

On 8/20 Ann I Am wrote: The Jesus Book by Stephen Elkins and illustrated by Claudine Gevry is the ultimate Who, What, When, Where, and Why book about Jesus and his life. Kids often know Bible stories, but don’t always understand how they directly relate to their lives. This book explains just what these stories mean at a ... Book Review: The Jesus Book

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5 Stars

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Read and Share Toddler Bible

Read and Share Toddler Bible

On 8/7 Ann I Am wrote: The Read and Share Toddler Bible with bonus DVD as retold by Gwen Ellis and illustrated by Steven Smallman is a wonderful bible for children. The bible includes 40 short bible stories from both the new and old testaments along with interactive learning suggestions that reinforce biblical stories and ... Book Review: Read and Share Toddler Bible

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5 Stars

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What's He Really Thinking?

What's He Really Thinking?

On 7/24 Ann I Am wrote: I will have to say that I really didn't expect much from the latest book I chose to review--"What's He Really Thinking?" by Paula Rinehart. I have often found that these types of books don't really tell me anything I don't already know or don't offer much insight. However, as Paula Reinhart is a therapist ... This IS What He is Really Thinking!

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5 Stars

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