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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 12/9 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: Pirates next door? My 3 year old thinks that would be great! But the neighbors in this story were not so sure. These were no ordinary neighbors. The pirates were out of place when they took over this farm. The mom was definitely not in favor of having them right next door. In fact, the whole town ... Pirate Fun

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5 Stars

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The Passionate Mom

The Passionate Mom

On 7/2 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: I was excited to read this book - a chance to read through Nehemiah and focus on parenting at the same time. I thought it sounded intriguing. The author looks at Nehemiah and how he helped the Israelites rebuild the wall around Jerusalem. She explains the steps that Nehemiah took to handle the task ... Passionate Mom

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5 Stars

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Desperate

Desperate

On 2/4 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: I love that this book, Desperate, is an exchange between two mothers - one mother that is in the midst of it all and one mother that is able to reflect, remember, and mentor. Personally, I feel in the middle of these two women since my children range in age from 2- 18 years old. I have some reflection ... Great for moms at all stages!

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5 Stars

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Love You More

Love You More

On 3/26 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: I always love books about adoption stories. Every story is unique but has common ties to other adoption stories. This is Grant's story of her family's adoption of a little girl from Guatemala named Mia. It details the journey that God took her family on as they researched and waited and shared with ... Great telling of an Adoption Story

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5 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful

Voices of the Faithful

On 4/7 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: This is a wonderful 365 day devotional book!  It has essays written by missionaries from across the world compiled by Beth Moore.  Each month the essays are organized by topics such as: God's character, God's word, prayer.  Each month Beth Moore writes an introduction for the topic.  ... Voices of the Faithful Book Review

Sara's Rating:

4 Stars

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The King's Christmas List

The King's Christmas List

On 11/10 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: This is a sweet story of a little girl, Emma and her dog Shu-Shu.  Her daddy builds her a playhouse that becomes a door to a new world, The Kingdom.  Then the adventure begins as she receives an invitation from the King for his birthday party.  Of course she must bring a gift.  ... 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 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: I was excited to receive this book to review.  I love children's books, especially ones that tell the story of real people.  This book tells about three boys who grow up and influence each other to make the world a better place.  Norman Borlaug develops super seeds that grew into ... The Boy Who Changed the World

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4 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

On 6/12 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: A Hole is Our Gospel by Richard Stearns:  I very much enjoyed this book and learning about Richard Stearns story of his early life and how he came to World Vision.  I read part of this book to my family, and they were eager to hear more!  Stearns challenges us to look at God's ... A Hole in Our Gospel Book Review

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4 Stars

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Gigi's Hugest Announcement (DVD)

Gigi's Hugest Announcement (DVD)

On 4/14 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: I received Sheila Walsh's animated video Gigi's Hugest Announcement in the mail, and I knew my 5 year old daughter would be excited to watch it.  There are two stories on the DVD:  "The Royal Tea Party" and "The Pink Ballerina."  These are based on Sheila Walsh's stories.In "The Royal ... Gigi's Hugest Announcement DVD

Sara's Rating:

3 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 3/4 Sara Gellerstedt wrote: Lila, my 5 year old daughter was so excited when this book arrived at our house - her very own devotional Bible. When she saw the cover with a crown and jewels she felt like God's little princess before we even began to read it. This book has become a special time that both my daughter and I look forward ... Review: God's Little Princess Devotional Bible by Sheila Walsh

Sara's Rating:

5 Stars

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