Honey for a Child’s Heart

Glady's Hunt, aka Rusty, wrote three Honey books - Honey for a Child's Heart, Honey for a Teen's Heart, and Honey for a Woman's Heart. All three of these books are full of book reviews for each age category. Gladys gives us objective reviews and booklist recommendations. Each of these books is a treasure for …

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*Flora and Ulysses – the Illuminated Adventures

Flora & Ulysses - the Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo Flora's love of comic-book heroes becomes a reality when she saves a squirrel from a powerful vacuum cleaner and it gains unimaginable powers. Saving Ulysses gives Flora the impetus she needs to accept her parent's recent divorce. Kate DiCamillo is a fabulous spinner of tales …

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Twenty Years of Newberry Winners

John Newberry was an 18th Century, British publisher, called the 'Father of Children's Literature' because he was the first to make literature for children sustainable and profitable. The Newberry Medal was named for him and is awarded by the American Library Association to the author whose book is considered the most distinguished contribution of American …

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Ishtar’s Odyssey: A Family Story for Advent

The fourth in the series of Advent books by Arnold Ytreeide following: Jotham’s Journey, Tabitha’s Travel’s, and Bartholomew’s Passage. Each night throughout Advent, the stories build momentum culminating at the manger in Bethlehem on Christmas Eve. Join the adventure in Ishtar’s Odyssey. Ishtar is a ten-year-old son of a wise man. His father and uncles convince …

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Reading through the Holidays

So many of my favorite home school memories involve reading good books aloud. For many years we began our days with me reading both devotional books and historical fiction to the children and ending the days with Daddy reading classics to all of us. When the books were riveting, the children often persuaded me to …

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