PreK-5th Grade Books

PreK-5TH GRADE BOOKS

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-Early Readers (All Genres)-

Twirl

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By: Emily Lex

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Illustrated with beautiful watercolor images, Twirl is the story of Audrey and her animal friends who love to twirl. However, Audrey soon finds that she doesn’t twirl the same way that her friends do. It’s a charming story that shows we are all beautifully and wonderfully made by Christ.

Flashlight Night: An Adventure in Trusting God

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By: Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Told in rhyme, Flashlight Night is the story of young children who, after writing their prayers down, wait for God to answer them. Will they be answered? Did God hear the prayers? Find out in this colorful book by New York Times bestselling author Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

The Thirsty Dragon

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By: KL Piazza

Recommended Grade Level: Prek-1

Description: When Zagon, a playful orange dragon, is asked to do something he shouldn’t by his dinosaur friends, he must decide if fitting in is what’s most important. Told through rhyme, the story teaches the important lessons of obedience, peer pressure, and forgiveness.

The Berenstain Bears: Go to Sunday School

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By: Stan, Jan & Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Sundays find the Bear family busily enjoying all sorts of activities, but church isn’t one of them. In The Berenstain Bears Go to Sunday School children discover the value of going to church and Sunday School as a family.

The Berenstain Bears: and the Trouble with Things

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By: Jan & Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: More things! Brother Bear wants a Space Grizzlies play set. Sister Bear begs for a Bearbie dream house. But God offers more than just material things.

The Berenstain Bears: Play a Good Game

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By: Jan & Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Coach Papa Bear wants his team to play fair. But the other coach just wants to win. The Berenstain Bears Play a Good Game shows that players and coaches should act in a way that pleases God.

The Berenstain Bears: Get Involved

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By: Jan & Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: A storm hits Bear Country, and Bear Country might flood! It’s up to the Bear family and the rest of the rescue team from the Chapel in the Woods to come together and save their community.

The Berenstain Bears: Blessed are the Peacemakers

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By: Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Most of the cubs at Bear Country School get along most of the time. But when rivals are cast opposite each other in the school play, Romeo and Grizzliet, Brother and Sister Bear have to decide if they should mind their own business or get involved as peacemakers to save the performance.

The Berenstain Bears: Show Some Respect

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By: Jan & Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Gramps and Gran go on a picnic with Mama and Papa Bear and the cubs. As the family searches high and low for the perfect spot, they end up learning a few things about respect.

The Berenstain Bears: Count Their Blessings

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By: Stan and Jan Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic from Stan and Jan Berenstain. A big storm is rolling through Bear Country! Brother and Sister are scared, but Papa and Mama help the cubs realize that they are all safe and that the whole family should count their blessings.

The Berenstain Bears: Do Not Fear, God Is Near

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By: Stan and Jan with Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Sister Bear is something afraid of things around her. Can Papa give her the help she needs to stop being afraid and trust in God?

The Berenstain Bears: Stand Up to Bullying

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By: Mike Berenstain

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: Everyone knows Too-Tall Grizzly and his gang are a bunch of bullies. But the cubs realize that even bullies can be bullied and the effect is hurtful for everyone involved.

Good News for Little Hearts: Busters Ears Trip Him Up

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Edited By: Edward T. Welch

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Everyone gets frustrated when something important to them goes wrong. In Jax’s Tail Twitches, the whole Squirrel family ends up out of sorts when acorn gathering doesn’t go according to plan. Although Papa, Mama, Jax, and Caspian Squirrel all get angry, they also learn about the power of saying sorry, seeking forgiveness, remembering God’s words, and praying together. 

Good News for Little Hearts: Gwen Tells Tales

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Edited By: Edward T. Welch

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Gwen Raccoon is embarrassed when she gets a failing grade on a math test. But that’s not the big problem: the big problem is that she is cultivating the habit of lying to do what she wants and cover up her mistakes. Gwen’s lies pile up. But when Mama confesses her own failure to tell the truth, Gwen gains the courage to confess and ask forgiveness of Jesus and of those she has lied to.  

Good News for Little Hearts: Jax’s Tail Twitches

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Edited By: David Powlison

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Everyone gets frustrated when something important to them goes wrong. In Jax’s Tail Twitches, the whole Squirrel family ends up out of sorts when acorn gathering doesn’t go according to plan. Although Papa, Mama, Jax, and Caspian Squirrel all get angry, they also learn about the power of saying sorry, seeking forgiveness, remembering God’s words, and praying together. 

Good News for Little Hearts: Zoe’s Hiding Place

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Edited By: David Powlison

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Everyone gets frustrated when something important to them goes wrong. In Jax’s Tail Twitches, the whole Squirrel family ends up out of sorts when acorn gathering doesn’t go according to plan. Although Papa, Mama, Jax, and Caspian Squirrel all get angry, they also learn about the power of saying sorry, seeking forgiveness, remembering God’s words, and praying together. 

Good News for Little Hearts: Gus Loses His Grip

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Edited By: David Powlison

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Gus, a raccoon who loves all things sweet, learns what happens when you want something too much. After Gus gets caught taking candy from the store, Papa reminds him that temptation might be strong for us, but it’s not too strong for Jesus. Both Gus and Papa can ask Jesus for help when they want something too much.

Good News for Little Hearts: Tori Comes Out of Her Shell

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Edited By: Jayne V. Clark

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Tori the turtle feels all alone. She has just moved to a new pond and a new school with her family and it seems like everyone has a friend except her. Her teacher notices she feels alone and helps her remember Jesus is always her friend and then along the way she makes some new friends. 

Good News for Little Hearts: Halle Takes a Stand

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Edited By: Paul David Tripp

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Halle Hedgehog has a group of school friends she sits with at lunch and plays with at recess. One day, the whole group excludes another girl and decides to be mean to her. This bothers Halle, but she doesn’t say anything because she doesn’t want to be excluded, too. Halle’s teacher Mr. Owl talks to her about who she really needs to fit in with, and how she can speak out against bullying because Jesus is with her.

Good News for Little Hearts: Henry Says Good-Bye

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Edited By: Edward T. Welch

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Halle Hedgehog has a group of school friends she sits with at lunch and plays with at recess. One day, the whole group excludes another girl and decides to be mean to her. This bothers Halle, but she doesn’t say anything because she doesn’t want to be excluded, too. Halle’s teacher Mr. Owl talks to her about who she really needs to fit in with, and how she can speak out against bullying because Jesus is with her.

Good News for Little Hearts: Caspian Crashes the Party

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Edited By: Edward T. Welch

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Caspian’s brother, Jax, is having a birthday party, and Caspian is jealous of all the attention and presents Jax is getting. One thing leads to another until Caspian crashes into the tent his parents set up for Jax’s birthday, bringing the whole party down with him. Caspian’s parents talk with him about jealousy and its bad effects, and eventually peace is restored.

Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors

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By: Modern Publishing

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: In this retelling of the biblical story, Joseph’s father makes him a beautiful coat. However, Joseph’s brothers are jealous of the coat and, after selling their brother as a slave, destroy it. But Joseph’s faithfulness and wisdom will take him on a journey only God could have foreseen!

God’s Little Princess Gigi: The Pink Ballerina

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By: Sheila Walsh

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Gigi and her friend Frances sign up for ballet class, thinking that is what God wants them to do. But what happens when the girls discover they aren’t as graceful as they thought they were?

The Parable of the Lily

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By: Liz Curtis Higgs

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Maggie loves getting gifts, especially mysterious ones. One wintry day, she receives a package in the mail. She excitedly opens the package to find a bulb buried in a crate of dirt. This was not what Maggie expected. She had hoped for a doll or a game. When spring comes, she finds the bulb in the cellar and tosses the lifeless thing into the garden, never to think of it again. That is until she walks outside on Easter morning and finds the most beautiful lily she has ever seen. Through the unique gift of a bulb, Maggie discovers the power of grace and forgiveness and the true meaning of Easter.

Do Great Things for God: Queen Elizabeth II

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By: Alison Mitchell

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Princess Elizabeth never expected to be Queen. But when she was ten, her uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated and everything changed… Her father took over as King, but after 15 years on the throne, he died. So, when she was just 25 years old, Elizabeth was crowned Queen and has become the longest-serving monarch in British history. This inspiring children’s biography of Queen Elizabeth II chronicles key moments in her life. It also highlights her Christian faith, in particular what she has said in her Christmas Day speeches.

Do Great Things for God: Betsey Stockton

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By: Laura Caputo-Wickham

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: When Betsey joined a missionary voyage to Hawaii, everyone was shocked. A single woman who was born enslaved going on a mission? How extraordinary! Follow Betsey on her exciting journey across the Pacific Ocean to the shores of beautiful Hawaii. Includes a photograph of Betsey and a timeline of her inspiring life.

Do Great Things for God: Corrie ten Boom

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By: Laura Caputo-Wickham

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: During World War II, Corrie built a secret room to hide as many Jewish people as possible from the German soldiers. But then Corrie herself was caught and sent to a horrible, scary prison camp! Discover what happens next in this inspiring true story. Includes a photograph of Corrie and a timeline of her inspiring life.

Do Great Things for God: Betty Greene

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By: Laura Caputo-Wickham

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Betty wanted to learn to fly from the age of seven. She took flying lessons as soon as she could and used her skills to serve in World War II. Once the war had ended, Betty helped to set up the Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and made over 4,000 flights as she served God. Follow Betty’s exciting adventures in this inspiring true story. Includes a photograph of Betty and a timeline of her life.

Do Great Things for God: Gladys Aylward

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By: Laura Caputo-Wickham

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Gladys longed to serve God in China, but it was a very long way away! On her exciting journey, she had to run from wolves, sneak onto a ship, and ride a donkey. And when she reached China at last, the villagers threw mud on her! Discover what happened next in this inspiring true story. Includes a photograph of Gladys and a timeline of her life.

Do Great Things for God: Fanny Crosby

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By: Laura Caputo-Wickham

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Fanny was only six weeks old when she became blind. “What a pity you can’t see,” people often said, but Fanny disagreed. “The first thing my eyes will ever see will be the face of Jesus in heaven.” In this inspiring true story, discover how Fanny’s gift for writing poetry and setting it to music made her one of the world’s most famous hymn writers.

Ancient Adventures

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By: Jimmy Lynn

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Written in easy-to-read language for kids, Ancient Adventures uses rhyming and colorful illustrations to teach kids key biblical characters before bedtime. At the bottom of each character page, a Bible icon indicates where in the Bible each person’s story can be found.

The Friend who Forgives

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By: Dan Dewitt and Catalina Echeverri

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Do you ever talk before you think? Ever mess up? Ever let a friend down? Peter was that kind of person–he got it wrong again, and again, and again. Who would want to be friends with someone like Peter? Jesus would! In The Friend who Forgives, kids will learn about Peter and his best friend Jesus!

Letters to God

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By: Patrick and Heather Doughtie

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Inspired by real letters from a little boy named Tyler Doughtie, Letters to God tells the story of a young boy who decides to write his prayers in the form of a letter. With faith and trust, he leaves the rest up to God.

Betty Confetti

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By: Maghon Taylor

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: We all make mistakes. What’s important is how we respond when we do. In this story, we get to watch as Betty’s best efforts in art class don’t quite measure up to her expectations. In this playful, fun storybook, children will learn they can give their mistakes and imperfections to God, and He will make something beautiful out of them-maybe even something as beautiful and fun as confetti!

The Awesome Super Fantastic Forever Party

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By: Joni Eareckson Tada

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description:

What will heaven be like? Answering this question for kids can be challenging, especially as it’s hard to get past the myths. This beautifully illustrated storybook will excite children with the good news that Jesus will come back to this world, and we will live forever with Him! There will be a new creation where we’ll have new hearts and a new body, living in a new city. And best of all, we’ll be with Jesus, forever! It will be better than we can ever imagine.

Bronco and Friends: Mission Possible

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By: Tim Tebow and A.J. Gregory

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: While having a picnic one day, Bronco gets upset when a bee lands on him. But the bee isn’t as dangerous as she seems. In fact, she needs help! It won’t be easy, but Bronco and his friends gather their courage and work together to embark on a daring rescue. And once they do, they discover that putting others first makes a big difference in the lives of those who really need them.

Far Flutterby

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By: Karen Kingsbury

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Once in the land of Better-than-Brown lived Cody the Caterpillar, down on the ground. His life he found boring; he wanted much more; then a message of hope told him he would soon soar.

Bitsy’s Harvest Party

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By: Melody Carlson

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description: Bitsy Spider wants to invite friends over to her new pumpkin house for a good ol’ fashioned harvest party. Unfortunately, everyone has their own ideas about what makes a party special and they are things Bitsy isn’t good at. Will the party ever be able to happen?

VeggieTales: Adventures in VeggieTown

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By: Doug Peterson

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Come join the VeggieTales gang in fun and adventure in VeggieTown. This three-book collection of stories features Field of Beans, Frog Wars, and The Spoon in the Stone.

VeggieTales: The Mess Detectives and the Case of the Lost Temper

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Bob and Larry have a strange new case. But Larry’s ideas are getting on Bob’s nerves. Is Bob about to lose his temper with Larry? Let’s find out! A LESSON IN SEL-CONTROL.

VeggieTales: Junior Comes Clean

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Junior’s room is a really BIG mess! He says there were a bunch of bad guys who did it. Sooner or later, Junior will have to come clean! A LESSON IN TELLING THE TRUTH.

VeggieTales: What’s Up With Lyle?

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Lyle the Viking likes to knit. What will Lyle’s friends think when he uses his special gift to teach his friends a lesson? A LESSON IN USING YOUR GIFTS.

VeggieTales: Sheerluck Holmes and the Case of the Missing Friend

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: When Sniffy goes missing, everyone begins to wonder where he went. Could it be that they hurt his feelings? This is surely a case for Sheerluck Holmes! A LESSON IN BEING KIND.

VeggieTales: Dial ‘M’ for Mess Up

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: When Percy loses Laura’s money, Laura forgives him. But when Junior loses Percy’s money accidentally, Percy doesn’t forgive at all! Time to “Dial ‘M’ for Mess Up!” A LESSON IN FORGIVENESS.

VeggieTales: All is Fair When We Share

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Percy doesn’t want to share with his little brother, Lil’ Pea … and now Percy’s Mighty Man toy is missing! Read along and find out how Bob and Larry teach Percy that sharing is always the best idea. A LESSON IN SHARING.

VeggieTales: Bob and Larry in the Case of the Messy Sleepover

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: Percy Pea and his friends decided to have a sleepover. It all sounded fun until things got out of hand and someone made a HUGE mess! Will anyone take responsibility for it? A LESSON IN BEING RESPONSIBLE.

VeggieTales: Princess Petunia and the Good Knight

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: It’s time for the Great Pie Games, and Princess Petunia has to choose the champion of all knights. What makes the Duke of Scone so special? A LESSON IN PUTTING OTHERS FIRST.

VeggieTales: Bob and Larry in the Case of the Missing Patience

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By: Karen Poth

Recommended Grade Level: K-2

Description: The Pod Squad needs some detective training, and Bob and Larry are on the job. But will the expert detectives be able to stay patient when things don’t go their way? A LESSON IN BEING PATIENT.

The Princess Parables: Princess Hope and the Hidden Treasure

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: While Princess Hope and her sisters are on a shopping trip in the kingdom, they come across a small box with a ring that once belonged to their grandmother. The princesses cannot afford the ring, but Hope plans a “courtyard sale” to raise the money. Once she has sold everything, she is astonished to learn what all she has sacrificed everything for! After a series of clues take the princesses through the castle on a treasure hunt, Hope realizes there is more to treasure than just things—including God’s greatest gift of his Son.

The Princess Parables: Princess Joy’s Birthday Blessings

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Princess Joy loves celebrating her birthday! But when no one accepts the princesses’ invitation to their sister Joy’s surprise birthday party, she finds out and is sad. Then her father, the king, helps her understand that there are more ways to celebrate a special day and much better gifts to get than ones wrapped in pretty paper and bows. Joy then decides to create a party for some very special guests, creating a celebration for everyone to enjoy.

The Princess Parables: Princess Faith’s Mysterious Garden

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Princess Faith wants to plant a beautiful garden at the castle. When she discovers a hidden area inside the castle walls, Faith wastes no time asking her father, the king, if she and her sisters can plant flowers there. She and her sister enjoy sowing, watering, and watching the seeds grow … but the princesses and Faith find out that planting things gardening is not as easy and simple as they thought. When some incidents occur that cause the garden to stop thriving, Faith must discover for herself how her garden grows best, and also learns about how things can grow in her own heart.

The Princess Parables: Princess Grace and the Little Lost Kitten

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Princess Grace promises her father she will care for the kittens she found in the castle. But then Poppy, the curious kitten, runs away. Princess Grace must find him, even if it means searching the entire kingdom …. including the scary Black Woods. Along the way, she and her sisters remember a parable Jesus told about God’s great love for us and how he too searches for each one who is lost.

The Princess Parables: Princess Charity’s Courageous Heart

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Princess Charity does not understand why she and her sisters are not allowed to go near Sir Richard’s land. And when Charity is out riding her horse and sees a young boy fall off his horse near the forbidden border, she doesn’t know what to do. Charity wants to help but worries that her father, the king, will be upset with her. As she watches people ride past the hurt boy, ignoring him, she makes a brave decision to ride to him and help! While nursing the young stranger back to health at the castle, Charity begins to learn the true meaning of charity and mercy.

The Princess Parables: A Royal Easter Story

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Princesses Joy, Grace, Faith, Charity, and Hope are busy with preparations for the annual Easter celebration. Then in ride five new friends: young knights who are as spirited as the princesses. A challenge is presented, and the princesses and knights decide to race to the neighboring village where the annual Easter celebration and feast will be held. Along the way, the princesses must weather a scary storm and rescue another new friend. But in the end the lesson is clear … trust in the Lord and his love and you can overcome any obstacle.

The Princess Parables: A Royal Christmas to Remember

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By: Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: The princess sisters are eager to open their presents and look forward to all the gifts they will receive on Christmas morning. But on Christmas Eve, everything changes when robbers break into the castle and also steal from all the nearby villagers. The sisters soon learn true princesses give and share—and that the holidays and every day are better when we open our hearts to others.

Adventure Bible: Miracles of Jesus

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Jesus wanted everyone to know how much God loved them. Read about how Jesus traveled all over Galilee, spreading the good news of God’s love through his words and amazing miracles.

Adventure Bible: Noah’s Voyage

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: When God asks a good man named Noah to build an ark and put his family and two of every animal on it, Noah says, “Yes!” Will Noah get the job done before the big rains come to cover the earth?

Adventure Bible: A Father’s Love

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: A young man took his share of the family fortune and left his father’s house. He wanted to travel and have fun. Soon the man didn’t have anything left to even buy food. Will his father forgive him? Will he let the young man come home again?

Adventure Bible: Joseph the Dreamer

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Joseph may be his father’s favorite son, but his brothers feel differently about him. So they sell him into slavery in Egypt. Will Joseph forgive his brothers? Can God turn a bad situation into a big blessing?

Adventure Bible: Elijah. God’s Mighty Prophet

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: When Elijah tries to convince the Israelites to stop worshipping idols, King Ahab won’t hear of it. Get ready to learn about the epic challenge between Elijah and King Ahab and the false god, Baal.

Adventure Bible: Facing the Blazing Furnace

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: When King Nebuchadnezzar orders everyone in his kingdom to worship a golden statue, three young men refuse to obey. They disobey the king and risk death in the fiery furnace.

Adventure Bible: Paul Meets Jesus

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Paul disliked the followers of Jesus. He worked very hard to hurt anyone who loved him. He even tried to throw them all in jail. But one day Jesus met him on the road to Damascus. Find out what happened next!

Adventure Bible: The Good Samaritan

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By: Zondervan

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Paul disliked the followers of Jesus. He worked very hard to hurt anyone who loved him. He even tried to throw them all in jail. But one day Jesus met him on the road to Damascus. Find out what happened next

A Horse Named Bob

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By: Dandi Daley Mackall

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Jen can’t get a horse, so she’s excited when her neighbor Mrs. Gray gets an old retired horse and agrees to let Jen take care of him. But it seems that all of them need help becoming friends.

A Perfect Pony

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By: Dandi Daley Mackall

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: When Jen’s best friend Dave gets a pony for his birthday Jen is jealous and finds things wrong with her own horse! Will she learn what it means to be grateful for what she has?

Double Trouble

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By: Dandi Daley Mackall

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: Jen makes two big mistakes. So when Bob gets hurt, Jen has to make things right by telling the truth and helping him.

The Little Seed

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By: Regina L Hans

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: When a farmer plants the seed he loves, the seed starts to wonder why the farmer left him alone to endure hardship. However, the seed will soon discover that the farmer had a good plan for him the whole time, he just couldn’t see it.

His Grace is Enough

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By: Isobel Lundie

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: When you do something bad, what should you do? Should you run and hide? Should you do good things to make up for your mistakes? His Grace is Enough answers that question with a whimsical rhyming story.

The Trellis and the Seed

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By: Jan Karon

Recommended Grade Level: 1-2

Description: When a little seed becomes discouraged with its size and appearance, it receives some encouraging words that tell it that it will blossom into something spectacular with a little time and patience. An inspiring tale from the author of the Mitford Years series, The Trellis and the Seed tells the story of how “God has planned something beautiful” for even the tiniest and most unassuming among us.

The Good Shepherd

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By: Gary Varvel (Local Indiana Author)

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Explaining death to a child can be difficult. The Good Shepherd helps by showing readers that the Good Shepherd cares for his sheep, protects them, and ultimately brings them to a place where death is no more.

Coming Home

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By: Max Lucado

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description: An allegory for Jesus’ Second Coming, Coming Home tells the story of Twin brothers Arion and Argo who have spent most of their lives shipwrecked on the lonely, gray island of Terrene with their ship’s captain. Now he’s leaving and they cannot imagine life on Terrene without him. He is going to Bluestone and tells them he is going to prepare a place for them there. Then he will come back for them. But will the captain really come back for Arion and Argo like he promised? And will the boys be ready for his return? [NOTE: Parental explanation of the of the allegory is recommended, as children might not be able to understand it on their own.]

Every Which Way to Pray

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By: Joyce Meyer

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-3

Description: Every Which Way to Pray, the first children’s book written by New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer, is based on her book The Power of Simple Prayer and introduces a whimsical cast of Everyday Zoo characters, a group of quirky animals who interact and explore life lessons, together in their fun-filled community. Readers will discover that prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.

Noah’s Ark

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By: Katherine Sully

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Why did Noah build his ark? Read the story of brave Noah and his ark full of noisy animals!

The Miracles of Jesus

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By: Katherine Sully

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: How did Jesus feed the crowd? Read the story of how Jesus fed five thousand and calmed a storm.

The Easter Story

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By: Katherine Sully

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Why is Easter a special time? Read the story of how Jesus died and what happened next.

My Child, My Princess

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By: Katherine Sully

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description:  When a king’s rebellious daughter disobeys her father’s wishes, his forgiveness and patience vividly remind us of God’s unconditional love. Indeed, every girl is a princess; a child of the King.

Will, God’s Mighty Warrior: The Mystery of Magillicuddy’s Gold

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By: Sheila Walsh

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-1

Description: Will and his first-mate Josh are pirates, sailing the rough seas in Will’s backyard when Will shares his secret. He has half of a treasure map leading to Magillicuddy’s gold. He had found it stuck between two pirate books he’d bought at the bookstore. The young pirates’ quest for the missing half of the map may lead them to gold or to something even more precious.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Teacher Who Became a Spy

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By: Molly Frye Wilmington

Recommended Grade Level: 1-3

Description:  Not every hero story includes a world war, a cruel enemy, daring secret missions, and a hidden code for you to uncover. But Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s story does. In this unique picture book, Shep the sheepdog puppy narrates the powerful tale of how one man bravely followed Jesus during a dark time in world history. Hear how Bonhoeffer the teacher loved his students and warned people of danger. Then discover how Bonhoeffer the spy used clever thinking and crucial codes to defy the Nazis, protect his country, and love God and his neighbor, even when it cost him his life. 

A Princess Prayer

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By: Sheri Rose Shepherd

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description:  In A Princess Prayer, Elise longs to be a princess with a sparkly crown and beautiful dress and asks God to make her a real princess. She learns that she already is a real princess because she is the daughter of the King of kings.

A Hero’s Prayer

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By: Sheri Rose Shepherd

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description:  In A Hero’s Prayer, Isaac wants to be a superhero so he can help others. After giving his snack to a girl who couldn’t afford to buy her favorite treat, Isaac learns that he already is a hero, because true heroes have hearts like God’s.

God, Where Are You?

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By: Sheri Rose Shepherd

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description:  In God, Where Are You?, Emmy Joy wonders why she can’t see God and decides to invite Him to her birthday party. She learns that she can see God in everything He’s created and that He is always with her.

Meg Is Not Alone

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By: Megan Hill

Recommended Grade Level: PreK-2

Description:  In this picture book, Meg’s parents accidentally leave her at church after the morning service, which makes her feel scared. But Meg is not alone. Various people in the church stay with her until her dad returns. These church friends care for her by giving her things like tissues, cookies, and storybooks, and she learns how to be a church friend to others. With easy-to-understand language and colorful illustrations, this children’s book highlights Jesus’s command to “love one another,” showing kids that God has provided the local church to be their loving community. 

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The Dead Sea Squirrels: Squirreled Away

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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: Ten-year-old Michael and his friend Justin are on an adventure in the Middle East with Michael’s archaeologist dad. There, the boys discover a cave with a couple of secrets…two old squirrels petrified in sea salt! As Michael attempts to sneak them back to America, he might just find out that the squirrels are more than just a couple of souvenirs.

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Boy Meets Squirrels

Second Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: The Dead Sea Squirrels are ALIVE!!! There’s just one problem: Michael can’t leave Merle and Pearl Squirrel home alone to be discovered by his parents (or the cat). Stowing the squirrels away in his backpack, the squirrels experience the wonders of a 21st-century 5th-grade classroom and meet Edgar, the bully who’s been after Michael and his friend Justin for years. Will Michael end up taking care of Edgar with his own hijinks? Or will Merle and Pearl be able to help him out with some ancient wisdom they learned from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount?

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Nutty Study Buddies

Third Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: Still new to our world, Merle and Pearl Squirrel need a home. As Merle tries to find one deep in the mysterious hidden tunnels of the air conditioning vent, Pearl tries to help Michael prepare for his math test. However, Michael seems more interested in roller stating than studying. Squirrels on wheels…what could go wrong?

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Squirrelnapped!

Fourth Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: The man in the suit is back! This time, he’s ready to make his move. With one of the squirrels captured, Michael realizes he may need more help than just his friends. Unfortunately, he’ll have to risk getting himself in a whole lot of trouble!

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Tree-mendous Trouble

Fifth Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: Mr. Nemesis, the Gomez’s jealous cat, is on the prowl for two talking squirrels. Will his antics lead to a cat-tastrophe? George Washingsquirrel, a well-timed bathroom emergency, and a squirrel dinner party come together to make another hilarious learning adventure for Merle, Pearl, and Michael.

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Whirly Squirrelies

Sixth Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: It’s fun for everyone as Merle finds a flying drone and Michael receives a box with a video game console inside. But is there such a thing as having too much fun? You’re sure to find out in this laugh-out-loud adventure!

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Merle of Nazareth

Seventh Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: Everyone’s flying to Israel as Michael is on a mission to save the squirrels from their kidnapper. Dancing on airplanes, emotional support squirrels, and more crazy antics come together for another side-splittingly funny installment of The Dead Sea Squirrels!

The Dead Sea Squirrels: A Dusty Donkey Detour

Eighth Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: The Gomez family, along with Justin and Sadie, are in hot pursuit of the squirrels. But after a wrong turn, they receive a hint from the most unlikely of sources. Meanwhile, Merle and Pearl are having their own adventure, riding a donkey from Bethlehem to Nazareth under the watchful eye of their abductor. As usual, their hijinks bring laughter and a few surprises―this time in the form of new friends who are also animals. And they can talk!

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Jingle Squirrels

Ninth Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: Merle and Pearl are still missing! Michael, Justin, Sadie, Jane, and Mr. and Mrs. Gomez take off on a rescue mission to get them back once and for all. In the meantime, Dusty finds himself trapped in a donkey retirement community alongside a quirky alpaca named Adriana. More silliness, chase scenes, and unexpected twists unfold as the squirrels try to evade recapture by Ruben. Eventually, Pearl, Dusty, and Adriana find themselves part of a live Nativity display, but where is Merle?

The Dead Sea Squirrels: Risky River Rescue

Tenth Book in Series
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By: Mike Nawrocki

Recommended Grade Level: 1-5

Description: The Gomez family and friends continue the search for Merle through the Holy Land. But instead of finding Merle, they uncover Dr. Simon’s master plan to create the BabbleLand Animal Park: “the only zoo where cuddly creatures talk to you” and where you can engage in “small talk with the livestock.” Will they be able to stop him in time? Or is it too late?

Viking Quest: Raiders from the Sea

First Book in Series
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By: Lois Walfrid Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 5-9

Description: One day, in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland, Briana O’Toole rescues a stranger from drowning. However, she’s soon surprised to realize that her actions have accidently put her family and her village in danger. When Viking Raiders capture Bree and her brother Devin, each are propelled into their own journeys of courage with Bree sailing toward a life of slavery in Norway, and Devin left to struggle to survive on his own. Facing so many troubles, will they still choose to put their faith in God?

Viking Quest: Mystery of the Silver Coins

Second Book in Series
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By: Lois Walfrid Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 5-9

Description: Making a daring escape from the Viking ship under the cover of darkness, Briana and her friend Lil work hard to stay hidden in the unfamiliar woods of Norway. Meanwhile, a bag of valuable coins has also disappeared from the ship, and everyone thinks Bree stole it. With Mikkel on the trail to retrieve both Bree and the coins, will God deliver Bree from the Vikings? Or is it possible that God’s plan for Bree is different than what she expected?

Viking Quest: The Invisible Friend

Third Book in Series
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By: Lois Walfrid Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 5-9

Description: Deep in the Norwegian fjords, a new life is waiting for Briana O’Toole. Now the slave of Mikkel’s mother, she struggles with her newfound lack of freedom. More importantly, she realizes that it’s freedom she needs if she hopes to find her sister Keely. Two questions stay in her mind: Will she ever find her sister? And will her brother Devin come to ransom her before Norway’s harsh winter hits?

Viking Quest: Heart of Courage

Fourth Book in Series
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By: Lois Walfrid Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 5-9

Description: As Briana and Mikkel set sail on a voyage bound for Iceland, they soon discover that someone on the ship is trying to sabotage Mikkel. As Briana focuses on trying to figure out who is putting the entire ship in danger, Mikkel must find the courage he needs to navigate his new ship through uncharted waters.

Viking Quest: The Raider’s Promise

Fifth Book in Series
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By: Lois Walfrid Johnson

Recommended Grade Level: 5-9

Description: Although Briana is excited to be a part of the discovery and exploration of new lands, she has always longed to go back to Ireland. With Mikkel’s newfound Christian faith, will he finally keep his promise and bring her home? Find out in this exciting conclusion of the series!

The Prince Warriors

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By: Priscilla Shirer with Gina Detwiler

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: What if you discovered that there was another world, that was just as real as our own? Four young kids will discover just that when they are whisked away to the hidden world of Ahoratos. Guided by a mysterious force, they’ll have to earn their armor if they hope to survive attacks from the evil Poneros.

The Prince Warriors and the Unseen Invasion

Second Book in Series
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By: Priscilla Shirer with Gina Detwiler

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: Ruwach gives the warriors something strong and powerful to protect themselves…a tiny seed. It’s now up to them to figure out how to use it. In the meantime, when a couple of warriors break the rules of Ahoratos, they soon discover the dire consequences of their choices.

The Prince Warriors and the Swords of Rhema

Third Book in Series
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By: Priscilla Shirer with Gina Detwiler

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: It’s finally time for the warriors to receive their swords. That is, of course, if they can make it up the Mountain of Rhema and battle a dragon that shoots deadly spikes! However, receiving the swords is only half the battle…

The Winter War [A Prince Warriors Sequel]

Fourth Book in Series
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By: Priscilla Shirer with Gina Detwiler

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: It has been two years since the warriors’ last major battle. Now, finally back in Ahoratos, the warriors see that Ruwach has called not only their crew from the rec center, but all the warriors from around the world! As winter descends upon Ahoratos, they’ll need all the help they can get.

The Coin Slot Chronicles: Arcade and the Triple T Token

First Book in Series
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By: Rashad Jennings

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: While at the library—Arcade’s favorite place to be—a mysterious old woman gives him a golden arcade token that grants him a unique gift. A gift that allows him to time travel between different places, including his own future. From sitting in the dugout with Babe Ruth to hanging on to the back of a bucking bull to performing life-saving surgery on a dog, Arcade has no shortage of adventure! Together with his older sister, Zoe, Arcade explores life’s biggest thrills and challenges, and the two also have a big mystery to solve. Who is the rightful owner of the incredible Triple T Token that leads to such astounding adventures?

The Coin Slot Chronicles: Arcade and the Golden Travel Guide

Second Book in Series
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By: Rashad Jennings

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: Arcade, Zoe, and their friend, Doug, travel from New York to Virginia to stay with cousins and best friends Derek and Celeste. It’s a chance for Arcade to feel “normal” again after all the thrilling Triple T adventures. But nothing is normal as long as the Triple T Token is hanging around Arcade’s neck. Plus, Derek claims he’s stumbled upon some troubling information, and now a suspicious person is following him. As Arcade, Zoe, and their friends start to put the pieces together, the value of the token becomes clear, and the stakes are higher than ever.

The Coin Slot Chronicles: Arcade and the Fiery Metal Tester

Third Book in Series
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By: Rashad Jennings

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: With the warning of “Things will heat up in all areas to test your mettle” still ringing in Arcade’s ears, there’s no time to waste, but can he control the Triple T Token? Arcade is tested like never before as he needs to use the Triple T Token’s powerful ways to outsmart a bully, find a place for his best friend to live, and spy on some pesky villains from the 1900s. Meanwhile, sister Zoe thinks controlling the token is nothing but a path to disaster.

The Coin Slot Chronicles: Arcade and the Dazzling Truth Detector

Fourth Book in Series
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By: Rashad Jennings

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: What does the last T on the Triple T Token stand for? Where did the token come from? What did Arcade’s mom do with it when she had it? And why does Arcade have it now? Arcade and Zoe Livingston have been on a quest for truth ever since the mysterious lady gave Arcade the token, said, “Happy Travels,” then vanished. Now, Arcade Livingston has just one wish on his twelfth birthday: to experience the ests of life. It’ll be a whirlwind journey of self-discovery as Arcade journeys to some of the most exciting and unusual places on the planet.

Landon Snow: And the Auctor’s Riddle

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By: R.K. Mortenson

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: When Landon’s grandfather suffers a minor accident in Button Up, Minnesota, Landon asks the cosmic question: Could life itself be an accident? Pages in an ancient Bible mysteriously turn, and a bookcase opens to reveal a secret passageway. Tumbling through the “Book of Meanings” into another world full of puzzles and creatures called Odds, Landon teams up with a horse named Melech to find Vates, the poet/prophet behind the strange messages. The greatest question of all still remains for Landon to answer. How will he solve the Auctor’s Riddle?

Little Pilgrim’s Progress

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By: Helen Taylor

Recommended Grade Level: 2-5

Description: This beautifully illustrated book is a faithful adaptation of the timeless classic The Pilgrim’s Progress. Young Readers will join Christian and Christiana on a wild adventure as they travel from their comfortable home in the city of Destruction to the promised Celestial City.

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Opening Moves

First Book in Series
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By: Phil Lollar

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: An evil genius launches his attack on the heart of Odyssey. A conniving city councilman is secretly carrying out plans against John Avery Whittaker and Whit’s End. Yet Philip Glossman is only a pawn in a dark game played by the mysterious Dr. Regis Blackgaard. Meanwhile, against Whit’s express orders, Eugene and Connie tamper with a top-secret computer room―and the destructive Applesauce program is unleashed. Can Whit counter the forces opposing him? What does Dr. Blackgaard really want?

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Pawn’s Play

Second Book in Series
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By: Phil Lollar

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: Striking from the shadows, Blackgaard makes his moves. Petty thief and con artist Richard Maxwell joins forces with the diabolical Dr. Regis Blackgaard to rain down more trouble on the town of Odyssey. While Connie deals with complications of her own at Camp What-A-Nut, Eugene starts working at Campbell College in the computer department. He’s quickly entangled in a grade-changing scheme and must step up to rescue an 11-year-old genius. Behind the scenes, Blackgaard makes moves to force our Odyssey friends into corners with no escape route. Will the power of good defeat Blackgaard’s evil scheme?

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Cross-Check

Third Book in Series
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By: Phil Lollar

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: In this third installment of The Blackgaard Chronicles, the evil Dr. Regis Blackgaard continues to scheme through his henchmen to gain access to Whit’s End and the Applesauce program. One underling, Richard Maxwell, seeks to corrupt Whit’s young friends and even becomes an arsonist. Can Whit and the cause of good prevail?

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Rook’s Ruse

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By: Phil Lollar

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: The scheming Dr. Regis Blackgaard continues his fevered pursuit of the Applesauce program and access to Whit’s End. This time, assisted once again by Richard Maxwell, he recruits one of John Avery Whittaker’s young friends, who pays a high price for her gullibility.

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Knight’s Scheme

Fifth Book in Series
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By: Phil Lollar

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: The scheming Dr. Regis Blackgaard continues his fevered pursuit of the Applesauce program and access to Whit’s End. This time, on a trip to Chicago, Whit and Connie get caught up in a dangerous mystery involving a stolen laptop, the Department of Defense, and some familiar (but not very friendly) faces.

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Glimmer Girls: London Art Chase

First Book in Series
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By: Natalie Grant

Recommended Grade Level: 3-5

Description: In London Art Chase, readers meet 10-year-old twins Mia and Maddie and their adorable little sister, LuLu. All the girls are smart, sassy, and unique in their own way, each with a special little something that adds to great family adventures. Excitement abounds as they head to London for the first time to watch mom, famous singer Gloria Glimmer, perform. But on a day trip to the National Gallery, Maddie witnesses what she believes to be an art theft and takes her sisters and their beloved and wacky nanny Miss Julia, on a wild and crazy adventure as they follow the supposed thief to his lair. Will the Glimmer Girls save the day? And will Maddie find what makes her shine?

Glimmer Girls: A Dolphin Wish

Second Book in Series
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By: Natalie Grant

Recommended Grade Level: 3-5

Description: In A Dolphin Wish a three-night stop in the city of San Diego seems like it might be just the break the girls need—lovely weather and great sights to see. That is until they hear animal handlers at “Watery World” talking about the trouble they’ve been having keeping the animals in their habitats. Mia and her sisters cannot resist a challenge and they talk Miss Twist into another visit to the educational amusement park to search for clues as to what or who is helping the animals escape.

Glimmer Girls: Miracle in Music City

Third Book in Series
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By: Natalie Grant

Recommended Grade Level: 3-5

Description: In this third title in the Faithgirlz Glimmer Girls series by Natalie Grant, Miracle in Music City, the Glimmer Girls are at it again—looking for a mystery to solve. Gloria wants her daughters to learn they aren’t too young to make a difference, so she gets them involved in her annual benefit and auction. But as things often do with the trio of smart and sassy sisters, they get themselves and their nanny Miss Julia involved in a lot more than just helping mom raise money for a worthy and wonderful cause.

Camp Club Girls: Elizabeth

First Book in Series
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By: Renae Brumbaugh

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: The Mystery at Discovery Lake is the first book in the Camp Club Girls series as well as this 4-in-1 Mystery Collection. It introduces us to all six camp club girls as they meet for the first time at summer camp. It’s not all fun and games, however, when strange noises are heard coming from the miniature golf course. In Elizabeth’s Amarillo Adventure, Elizabeth is asked to help her friend find a missing bag of marbles that could change her life forever. In Elizabeth’s San Antonio Sleuthing, Kate travels to Texas with her youth group, just in time to help Elizabeth figure out who is sabotaging the River City Cruise Boat business. Lastly, in Elizabeth and the Music City Mayhem, Elizabeth and Bailey are in Music City trying to figure out who stole a valuable Gibson guitar. With only a handful of clues, the girls will have to work hard if they want to end the case on a good note!

Camp Club Girls: Bailey

Second Book in Series
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By: Linda Carlblom

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: A 4-in-1 Mystery Collection, Bailey begins with a trip to the historic Stanley Hotel in the mystery Bailey’s Estes Park Excitement. With typically tame elk stampeding and putting tourist’s lives in jeopardy, Bailey and Kate must figure out what is causing the unusual animal behavior. In Bailey’s Peoria Problem, Bailey and Alex try to uncover the meaning of mysterious messages beneath shaggy sheep coats at the Curly Q ranch. In Bailey and the Santa Fe Secret, Bailey and Elizabeth travel to a Native American village where rumors stir about who the rightful owner is of a valuable turquoise mine. Lastly, in Bailey and the Florida Mermaid Park Mystery Bailey and Sydney are invited to spend the summer in the beautiful state of Florida. However, curious and frightening events begin to take place at the local Mermaid Park. Will the girls be able to save the park before time runs out?

Camp Club Girls: Kate

Third Book in Series
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By: Janice Thompson

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: In this 4-in-1 Mystery Collection, self-proclaimed tech geek Kate Oliver finds herself out of her comfort zone in her quest to solve four baffling mysteries. In Kate’s Philadelphia Frenzy, Sidney joins Kate in Philadelphia to help her find out who is starting rumors about one of the city’s famous baseball players. In Kate’s Vermont Venture, Kate and Sidney team up again to find out who’s trying to put a local Vermont creamery out of business. That is, of course, when they aren’t flying down the snowy slopes on skis! Then, in Kate and the Wyoming Fossil Fiasco Kate and McKenzie attend a fossil camp to figure out who is making fake fossils and selling the real ones. Lastly, in Kate and the Pennsylvania Pretzel Pickle, Kate is up for a junior inventor’s award in Hershey, Pennsylvania. There, she and Alexis discover that the pretzels at one of their favorite bakeries are going flat! Can she figure out what’s going on with the pretzels and stay focused on the competition?

Camp Club Girls: McKenzie

Fourth Book in Series
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By: Shari Barr

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: Join McKenzie and the Camp Club Girls as they embark on a series of clue-filled adventures and crack the case in this entertaining and action-packed 4-in-1 mystery collection. In McKenzie’s Montana Mystery, McKenzie and Bailey are thrust into the throes of a Wild West who-dun-it. Can the girls combine their skills to solve this mystery and save the ranch—and rodeo—for Sunshine Stables? Then in McKenzie’s Oregon Operation, McKenzie and Alexis travel to the Oregon Coast to complete a video report on Stellar Sea Lions. But where have all the sea lion pups gone? McKenzie and Sydney meet in Branson, Missouri, in McKenzie’s Branson Brainteaser, where McKenzie has been recruited to help at the Dixie Stampede, and they soon become involved in the search for a teen girl’s long-lost uncle. Lastly, in McKenzie and the Iowa History Mystery, McKenzie and Kate begin to notice mysterious events at Heritage Farms and Village that leave them both feeling uneasy. 

Camp Club Girls: Sydney

Fifth Book in Series
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By: Jean Fischer

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: Can you help Sydney solve the mysteries in this 4-in-1 Mystery Collection? In Sydney’s DC Discovery, the Camp Club Girls are determined to discover what’s behind the secret messages left at the Vietnam Memorial. Then in Sydney’s Outer Banks Blast, Sydney and Bailey get more than they bargained for on a visit to North Carolina, where they encounter baffling events on the beaches of the Outer Banks. Will the Camp Club Girls discover who—or what—is leaving the peculiar tracks in the sand? In Sydney and the Wisconsin Whispering Woods, Sydney and Alexis are getting back to nature! But is there a wild animal on the loose? Or something even more menacing? Lastly, in Sydney and the Curious Cherokee Cabin, Sydney and Elizabeth embark on an adventure in North Carolina, where they meet Galilahi, a young girl searching for clues to her Cherokee Indian heritage. Will the Camp Club Girls unveil the necessary clues and help Galilahi find the answers that she so desperately seeks?

Camp Club Girls: Alexis

Sixth Book in Series
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By: Erica Rodgers

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description: Get ready for the final Camp Club Girls 4-in-1 Mystery Collection! In Alexis and the Sacramento Surprise, Alexis and Kate are determined to help save a nature park from extinction. Then in Alexis and the Arizona Escapade, Alexis and Elizabeth soak up more than British history during the London Bridge festival in Lake Havasu, Arizona. Will the Camp Club Girls manage to construct the clues and bring this mystery to a conclusion before the London Bridge collapses? In Alexis and the Lake Tahoe Tumult, Bailey joins Alexis and her family on a Lake Tahoe ski resort vacation. But soon, odd and sometimes dangerous incidents begin to occur at a nearby animal refuge. Lastly, in Alexis and the St. Helens Screamer, Alexis and McKenzie connect in Washington to shoot a documentary for a kids’ cable show, when a local renewed interest in Bigfoot becomes a major distraction. Can the Camp Club Girls come together to find out what’s feeding the Big Foot Phenomenon?

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Lena in the Spotlight: Hello Stars

First Book in Series
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By: Alena and Wynter Pitts

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: Eleven-year-old Lena Daniels never thought she’d get the chance to star in a movie. Headstrong and determined, she has her life planned out to the minute. But when her best friends Savannah and Emma tell her about an audition, she knows there’s nothing else in the world she’d rather do. And now that she’s gotten her wish, Lena finds that being in the spotlight is harder than it sounds. Is she up for the task?

Lena in the Spotlight: Day Dreams & Movie Screens

Second Book in Series
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By: Alena and Wynter Pitts

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: Lena Daniels’ summer of Hollywood starlets and movie filming alongside her favorite singer, Mallory Winston, is over. School starts soon, and it seems as though life might just pick up where it left off. But just as she begins to wonder if her summer was all just a dream, her world is turned upside down when she finds out she’s hitting the road on a two-week bus tour to further promote the film. While traveling across the country with Mallory and her band, Lena experiences adventures and challenges she never expected, while learning to step outside of her comfort zone and follow the path God has for her life!

Lena in the Spotlight: Shining Night

Third Book in Series
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By: Alena and Wynter Pitts

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: Lena is up for another challenge! When Mallory Winston sends Lena a gift box full of photos and memories of their time together on tour, Lena finds out that her new friends at a children’s hospital they visited need help. The hospital is closing and a little girl’s parents can’t afford the ongoing care she needs. Now, Lena must find a way to rally her school, friends, and family to pull off a huge fundraising concert. Will they be able to help the young girl with the care she needs?

Soul Surfer Series: Clash

First Book in Series
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By: Rick Bundschuh

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: It took real faith and courage to get Bethany back on a surfboard after losing her arm to a shark. In Clash, Bethany’s tight-knit group experiences conflict when a new girl named Jenna crowds fourteen-year-old Bethany and her friends—until a wake-up call shows Bethany that sometimes you have to be willing to make hard choices if you want to do the right thing.

Soul Surfer Series: Burned

Second Book in Series
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By: Rick Bundschuh

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: In Burned, fourteen-year-old Bethany thought she was going to Samoa with her family to surf—but it turns out God has much more planned for her when she meets an angry, young man and helps him learn to love again.

Soul Surfer Series: Storm

Third Book in Series
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By: Rick Bundschuh

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description:  In Storm, a car wash and a surf-a-thon with inflatable toys seem like great fundraisers for a mission trip for Bethany’s youth group. But an unexpected and life-threatening challenge for Bethany and her friend Holly brings a mysterious twist to their plans for Mexico.

Tree Street Kids: Jack vs. the Tornado

First Book in Series
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By: Amanda Cleary Eastep

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description:  10-year-old Jack is shocked to discover his parents are moving from their rural homestead to the boring suburbs of Chicago. Full of energy and determination, Jack devises a plan to get himself back to his beloved farmhouse forever. Only three things stand in his way: a neighbor in need, a shocking discovery, and tornado season. Will Jack find a solution? Or is God up to something bigger than Jack can possibly imagine?

Tree Street Kids: The Hunt for Fang

Second Book in Series
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By: Amanda Cleary Eastep

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description:  Jack and his friends learn some survival skills at the church’s summer camp. They’ll need them! Determined to find Ruthie’s lost cat and protect Jack’s new puppy from Fang, the local wildlife, the kids head deep into the woods. Just when they think they’ve cornered the “enemy,” the kids realize someone has gone missing. Is Fang up to no good? Or will faith and friendship be enough to see the kids make it out alive?

Tree Street Kids: Lions to the Rescue!

Third Book in Series
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By: Amanda Cleary Eastep

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description:  If getting tackled is the best way to make new friends, that’s okay with Jack. After all, starting fifth grade at a new school is even rougher than pee wee football. But how can he join the Lions and help Ellison build the Most Epic Bookmobile Bike Ever? Jack devises the perfect game plan–until he fumbles it with the most epic bike crash ever and a game day disaster.

Tree Street Kids: Mystery in Crooked Creek Woods

Fourth Book in Series
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By: Amanda Cleary Eastep

Recommended Grade Level: 4-6

Description:  Something fishy is going on in Crooked Creek Woods. Does it have anything to do with the weird lights coming from Ruthie’s neighbor’s yard? Or are the kids’ imaginations running away with them? After all, Jack and Ellison have been hard at work writing a mystery. The Tree Street Kids decide to investigate. Not only do they discover what’s been hidden for centuries in the woods, they also learn about placing their trust in the adults who love and care for them . . . but not before placing themselves in peril.

In Grandma’s Attic

First Book in Series
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By: Arleta Richardson

Recommended Grade Level: 3-6

Description:  A young girl delights in her grandmother’s stories of days gone by, sparked by keepsakes and simple questions, Grandma shares marvelous stories of mischief, discovery, and laughter, such as the time she accidentally lost the family buggy.

More Stories from Grandma’s Attic

Second Book in Series
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By: Arleta Richardson

Recommended Grade Level: 3-6

Description:  In this second book of the In Grandma’s Attic series, Grandma shares stories such as a beautiful heart-shaped locket and a curl that cost Grandma more than a lock of hair.

-Biblical-

The Ultimate Bible Character Guide

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By: Gina Detwiler

Recommended Grade Level: 2-7

Description: The Bible is filled with incredible and interesting characters—from Jesus to Eglon, Gabriel to Legion. The Ultimate Bible Character Guide brings 150 of them to life with comic-book style illustrations and hundreds of facts to explore. Which one was possessed by demons? Who wrestled an angel? Who never died? It’s all here, the good and the evil, the famous and the infamous. 

The Story Bible

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By: Concordia Publishing House

Recommended Grade Level: 2-5

Description: A collection of 130 timeless and easy-to-read stories, accompanied by child-friendly and realistic illustrations, The Story Bible helps children understand the story of Scripture: the coming of the Savior promised in the Old Testament and the fulfillment of that promise in the New Testament.

How Do We Know That Christianity is Really True?

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By: Chris Morphew

Recommended Grade Level: 4-8

Description: Sooner or later, kids have big questions about God, life, faith, and the Bible, especially when their friends start asking them about what they believe. A common one is: How do we know Christianity is really true? Big questions deserve good answers. This pithy, fun, and fast-paced book looks at what the Bible says to help kids think through this big question for themselves. It explains why we can trust the Gospels as real historical documents and walks through the evidence for Jesus’ resurrection.

The Songs of a Warrior

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By: Katy Morgan

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: This dramatic retelling of the accounts of the first two kings of Israel follows the intertwining stories of Jonathan, Saul, David and Michal documented in 1 and 2 Samuel. In this imaginative yet biblically faithful book, readers will find themselves immersed in the hearts and minds of the key players as they experience battles, intrigue, plots, betrayal, love, and friendship. Includes: Bible-reading plan for the life of David, notes that differentiate the known facts from the imaginative parts, and a book club discussion guide.

The Bible Explorer’s Guide

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By: Zonderkidz

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: From ancient customs and photos of ancient artifacts, to major festivals, customs, and 1st century food—each two-page spread is filled with images and drawings that help bring life to the people and places we could once only read about. With fascinating but brief text and full-color captivating images, this is a reference readers will come back to again and again.

Bible Wars & Weapons

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By: Osborne, Wooding & Strauss

Recommended Grade Level: 4-7

Description: Exciting battles, courageous leaders, and surprising heroes … we read about them all the time in adventure books and see them in thrilling movies. But some of the most interesting clashes and stories can actually be found in the Bible if you know what to look for. In Bible Wars and Weapons, fifteen battles are presented in exciting detail, in language that makes the real emotions and stakes come alive. With detailed illustrations, battle maps, and information on the people involved, readers will see the battles in the Bible in a new light—and become smarter when it comes time to face the battles in their own lives.

Imagine the Fall of Jericho

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By: Matt Koceich

Recommended Grade Level: 3-6

Description: The last thing fifth-grader Jake Henry remembers (before the world as he knew it disappeared) is napping at summer camp. What happens next can’t be explained as Jake finds himself surrounded by massive stone walls that rise up all around him—in ancient Jericho!

Defend Your Faith

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By: Jesse Florea

Recommended Grade Level: 3-7

Description: Why do you believe in God? Answering that question might seem hard, but it’s important. And this book can help. This introduction to apologetics offers one hundred devotions that will give you real tools and real answers for why you believe in God and why you trust the Bible.

-Post-Biblical History-

Brave Heroes and Bold Defenders: 50 True Stories of Daring Men of God

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By: Shirley Raye Redmond

Recommended Grade Level: 2-7

Description: Brave men throughout history have leaned on the power of God to give them their strength. In this book, there are 50 true stories of daring men of God. For instance: C.S. Lewis, who wrote the famous Chronicles of Narnia series; Zhang Boli, a Chinese dissident and Christian pastor; Tim Tebow, famous athlete and outspoken follower of Christ; and Father Damien, who risked his own life to help the lepers in Hawaii. Open this book to discover the exciting tales!

Courageous World Changers: 50 True Stories of Daring Women of God

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By: Shirley Raye Redmond

Recommended Grade Level: 2-7

Description: History is filled with Courageous Christian women! For instance: Corrie Ten Boom, who helped Jews escape the Holocaust; Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of modern nursing who saved lives and started one of the first nursing schools in the world; Bethany Hamilton, who didn’t let a shark attack keep her from surfing; and Pocohontas, a Native American princess who saved the life of an English colonist and was baptized into the Christian faith. These are just a few examples of the 50 amazing Christian women from around the world whose stories are in this book. See for yourself!

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