I received this book as part of a romance book prize package and it sat on my shelf for months. Its small size convinced me to put it in the lineup for #30inNovember. I regret to say that I cannot give this book a positive review. The writing is well done, and the characters are interesting, however I didn’t finish the bookRead More
Tillie Green uses her camera skills to help her classmates find lost things, like homework, library books, and love notes. She certainly doesn’t find people. But when Jake asks her to help find his father, she finds herself agreeing to an adventure she had never planned on having.Read More
At our house, fractured fairytales are the soup d’jour. We eat them like candy, and not the weird kinds left over from Halloween, the good candy, you know, like Twix or Dark Milky Way bars or Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. Yum… Candy… Wait, back on track. Fractured fairytales litter our bookshelves and fill our floor space, so it takes quite a bit to impress us.Read More
This story about a 12 year-old, redheaded, genius girl hit all the right notes for me as a mom and as someone who is trying to teach science to her daughters. Max’s character makes science sound interesting and attainable. More than that, though, Max Einstein is also kind, friendly, and humble about her smarts (unlike other people I could mention - I’m looking at you, Klaus!).Read More
In the wake of #metoo and during the dawn of a new women’s empowerment movement, it is more important than ever to equip and arm our daughters with truth. I have two daughters and I want them to know and cling to the truths about who they are, what they are capable of, and most importantly where, or better, Who, their strength comes from.Read More
Hey, did you know that Ted Dekker’s daughter is also a writer? Neither did I until a friend gave me that tip (Thanks, Rachel!). Rachelle Dekker is the author of the Seer Trilogy which begins with The Choosing.Read More
In my last post I wrote about Real Friends and why you should let your kid read graphic novels. In this post I’m giving you a few of my favorites to get you started.
In children’s literature, a graphic novel is defined as “a book written in the style of a comic book… The format is what makes the story a graphic novel, and usually includes text, images, word balloons, sound effects, and panels.” (Source: Scholastic.com Read the full article HERE.)Read More