Maddie May and the Tea Trouble Book Review

Maddie May and the Tea Trouble Book Review. Christian early reader chapter book. Author Gina Hutcherson. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

First-time author Gina Hutcherson serves up a delightful and realistic early reader Christian chapter book with Maddie May and the Tea Trouble. When quiet and shy Maddie May inadvertently witnesses the class bully pulling a malicious prank on the teacher, what will she do?…

Why Is Jesus Special Book Review

Why is Jesus Special Book Review. Christian children’s book. Ishnabobber Discovery Series Book 3 Author Susan Anderson. Illustrator Traci Allison. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Ishnabobber discovers the wonder of God Ishnabobber, the adorable lighthouse, continues his journey to learn how to shine brighter in the third book of the three-book Discovery Series. Why is Jesus Special unfolds with a grumpy Ishnabobber who doesn’t want to do his chores….

Who Is Jesus Book Review

Who is Jesus Book Review. Christian children’s book. Discovery Series Book 2 Author Susan Anderson. Illustrator Traci Allison. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Ishnabobber’s quest continues. Ishnabobber, the adorable lighthouse, continues his journey to learn how to shine brighter in the second book of the three-book Discovery Series. Who is Jesus picks up where How Can I Shine Brighter (link below) ends. Even though he doesn’t like…

How Can I Shine Brighter Book Review

How Can I Shine Brighter Book Review. Christian children’s book review. Author Susan Anderson Illustrator Traci Allison. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

A creative premise for an introduction to Jesus. Author Susan Anderson’s Ishnabobber is an adorable lighthouse who wants to shine brighter. None of his visitors are able to tell him how to accomplish his goal. In fact, they tell him he’s already shining brighter…

Jesus Rose for Me Book Review

Jesus Rose for Me Book Review. Christian children’s board book. The True Story of Easter Author Jared Kennedy. Illustrator Trish Mahoney. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

This well-done educational story begins with a quick and clever recap of Jesus’ followers and miracles. The heart of the story follows Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem, the Last Supper, including an explanation of communion, and the passion of Christ. It falls short of a…

The Christmas Doll Book Review

The Christmas Doll Book Review. Based on a true story from the life of Gail Saxton Miller. Christian Christmas book. Author Jason F. Wright. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Nostalgic Christmas memory. New York Times best-selling author Jason F. Wright brings the true story of Gail Saxton Miller to life in the new release, The Christmas Doll. Gail’s family was struggling financially when she was a child and the children were fortunate to…

Tori Comes Out of Her Shell Book Review

Tori Comes Out of Her Shell Book Review. When You Are Lonely. Christian children nonfiction book. Editor Jayne V. Clark. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Loneliness can be overcome. When the Turtle family moves to a new log, Tori’s brothers have no problem making new friends. But it’s not so easy for Tori and she tucks herself into her shell. Tori has understandable anxiety about her new school. What…

God Made Me Unique Book Review

God Made Me Unique Book Review. Helping Children See Value in Every Person. Joni and Friends. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Accepting people’s differences. God Made Me Unique is based on the Bible verse Isaiah 64:8 “Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay. You are the potter. Your hands made all of us.” One ordinary Sunday at church, the children learn a new…

The Moon Is Always Round Book Review

The Moon is Always Round Book Review. Jonathan Gibson. Illustrator Joe Hox. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

God is good even when we can’t see it. Great book for lost pregnancy/miscarriage. The Moon is Always Round conveys a very important message for Christians. In times of sadness and struggle, it’s difficult to see that God is always good. By using the…

Henry Says Good-Bye Book Review

Henry Says Good-Bye Book Review. Christian children nonfiction book. Editor Edward T. Welch. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Helping children handle grief and loss. Henry the hedgehog loved his pet ladybug named Lila. But after a school visit where Henry and Lila met Henry’s classmates and their pets, Lila’s spots began to fade and she passed away. Henry’s friends still had their…

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