Family

One Of Three
This realistic fiction story, with its bright watercolor illustrations, is told by a little girl who happens to be the youngest of three. She talks about all the things that she and her older sisters do together. They jump rope, ride in taxis with...

27.06.2013

Froggy's Day with Dad
It’s Father’s Day at last, and Froggy is so-o-o excited. "We’re going to play golf!" he tells his dad. Oh no. Dad says Froggy’s too little for golf. "But you’re just the right size to play miniature golf!" he explains. At the fun park, Froggy...

31.05.2017

The Story of Us
"Sometimes the dreams were unspeakably sweet -Nathan as a little boy, full of energy. Then she'd wake to the crashing knowledge of his violent death and it was like losing him again."After the tragic death of her son, Nathan, Claire lost her reason...

05.09.2017

Big Brother, Little Brother
I truly love the unspoken understanding there is between these two brothers. Their bond makes them best friends even before the younger brother has learned to talk. They look out for each other, even when one brother has done something wrong...

30.06.2016

Letters to My Children
Each of us creates with our lives a spiritual legacy-a legacy of values, insights, passions, and meaningful actions that can be passed on to those we care about most. The single best carrier of spiritual legacies is stories-the stories that arise...

27.06.2017

At Daddy's on Saturdays
This fictional short story tells about a young girl named Katie who has feelings of worry, sadness, and anger over her parents’ divorce. She is especially having a hard time dealing with her dad’s move out of the house (ex. “seemed like somebody was...

17.05.2017

Olivia Cooks Up a Surprise
It's Mother's birthday, and Olivia is planning something super special--a surprise dinner! What's on the menu? All red food, of course!

06.01.2015

Introducing Your Kids to the Outdoors
A helpful guide for parents who want to keep travelling, remain active in the outdoors, and get their kids interested in nature and the environment. It covers hiking, trekking, camping, climbing, biking, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, whitewater...

31.07.2013

My Baby Book
The Northern Ireland native started writing children's books when he was a teacher in his thirties, with the aim of helping out students who had trouble reading. But he continued writing for a more-personal reason: "the act of imagining simply makes...

20.03.2013

What Is a Family?
I loved this book! Mrs. Schaeffer’s writing style is vivid and poignant. I was immediately drawn into the very scenes she described, watching their family dynamics unfold before me. She captures the essence of family life and the purpose of family...

24.07.2013

Building Strong Families
It is a long time since I started a book and was unable to finish it. I simply could not read past page 45!My observations are as follows:Based on the fact that the author was co-founder and Executive Director of Family Life would have...

30.06.2013

Come Back Barbara
Come Back Barbara is a helpful book in understanding a prodigal child. Christian home, loving parents, good opportunities are not the determining factor in whether a person lives for God or not. Only God changes a heart. As parents, it can be hard...

04.11.2015

Your Family, God's Way
Biblical insight and wisdom in two crucial areas of family life: communication and conflict resolution.

15.09.2015

Papa's Latkes
"A stirring, tender portrait of beloved children and a father helping them celebrate their mother’s memory." — BOOKLISTFor Selma and her little sister, this is their first Chanukah without Mama. When Papa comes home carrying...

18.12.2013

A Family Well-Ordered
Excellent little book, full of pastoral admonitions to both parents and children. Definitely one I will read again! I did not agree with his admonitions on paedo baptism, but most of all his exhortations for schools and teachers: "But can...

22.08.2015

The Hite Report on the Family
In this major study, groundbreaking researcher Shere Hite challenges established views on the family, arguing that it is not collapsing--as advocates of traditional "family values" would have us believe--but instead shifting from a rigid,...

22.05.2015

Piggy and Dad Go Fishing
After a close encounter with a smiling worm and a sad-faced fish, it's no wonder that Piggy and Dad invent a new form of fishing that's fair game for everyone!Piggy is going fishing with Dad for the very first time, and he...

20.06.2016

Motion of the Planet
Tyler Brown and his Irish boyfriend Mason Fitzgerald are slowly creating a life together that they both love. It’s a life that includes Tyler’s sister Theresa, her husband, and their two young children; Tyler loves the kids, but insists it’s because...

31.03.2017

Home Making
Although this book is titled "Home Making," this is not just a book for women who keep home. The message of Home Making is powerful: "Sisters, Brothers, Husbands, Wives--home life is meant to be beautiful, ennobling, and victorious!" Miller writes...

16.11.2012

Lisa's Baby Sister
When Lisa’s baby sister arrives, everyone makes a big fuss–everyone but Lisa. Grandma is all excited, Dad can’t snap enough photos, Lisa’s big sister Victoria has to show off the baby to all of her friends, and of course, Mom is always busy feeding...

29.09.2013

All Kinds of Families
Overall, not a bad story, though not particularly exciting. Good for parents to read with their kids or kids to read by themselves (maybe 2nd grade level?). I guess this is technically non-fiction (there's no main character, the author just writes...

05.12.2017

A Mom's Prayers for Her Son
When a mother looks into the eyes of her son for the first time, her heart is filled with love--and questions. "How do I raise a boy? What struggles will he go through? What kind of a man will he grow up to be?" She wants to pray for her son, but...

15.06.2014

No Ordinary Family!
When seven little bandits suddenly have to share their dad’s time with a Princess and her six little princes and princesses—it’s a royal mess. “When are they leaving?” “Oh, they’re staying, my dear,” said their dad. And stay they did. But when the...

21.11.2012

A Dad's Prayers for His Daughter
From the moment a man becomes the dad of a daughter, he knows he's going to be doing a lot of praying. He wants to pray for his girl, but he may wonder, Where do I start? What should I be praying for? The couple who brought you 88 Great...

06.06.2017

The Inheritance
A faithful grandson seeks to find help for his blind grandfather. When the old man finally opens his eyes, he sees a painting on the wall before him and realizes that this is the very house where he buried a wealthy man’s inheritance fifty years...

03.01.2014

We All Have Different Families
The value of this book is that it shows and describes a multiplicity of families and that it acknowledges that everyone's family is different.Even though no book could ever get at every variation, many were missing. What about families with...

10.09.2014

Mommy, Mama, and Me
Not so long ago, we heard about Peter Parnell’s controversial children’s book And Tango Makes Three, a true story about a pair of male Penguins in Central Park Zoo raising a chick. In its wake, many other gay-centric picture books were...

12.08.2014

Fidelity
I liked that the author drew heavily on Scripture for his convictions. He is at times witty, and he is always sure of what he writes.Poignant Quotes:"To meditate on our position in Christ is one preventative measure, and to consider the...

22.06.2015

Father Hunger
Fatherlessness is a "rot that is eating away at the modern soul," writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond physical absence. "Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there's a huge cost to our children...

12.11.2014

Dear Juno
This is a story about Juno, a Korean boy who lives in America, and his grandmother from Korea. Juno, as a Korean-American, does not speak Korean nor does he read Korean. However, Juno manages to communicate with his grandmother in Korea through...

09.01.2014

My Life for Yours
The driving desire of the Gospel is "my life for yours." Our desire should be to have this love transform everything we do, room by room. This book works its way through every part of the house, examining each part in light of Scripture. The claims...

16.11.2015

Manly Dominion
In billards, the four-ball is passive; it's the one that gets knocked around by the other balls. Christian man, is that you? Are you knocked around by your environment, rather than taking you God-given assignment to lead? Mark Chanski's book is a...

08.03.2016

Small Talk
Almost every day, one of Amy Julia s children says something or asks something that prompts her to think more carefully: What lasting mean? William wonders when he hears a song about God being an everlasting God. "If the children who died went to...

09.04.2014

The Gollywhopper Games
The Golly Toy and Game Company is hosting the regional rounds for the next Gollywhopper Games, and this time it's brother against brother in the physical challenges and mental puzzles. The companion to the popular The Gollywhopper Games...

06.02.2016

The Complete Marriage and Family Home Reference Guide
Question: Where can parents go when they need quick answers to tough questions about discipline, schooling, money, living with a toddler or teenager, creating a strong spiritual foundation, sex education, sibling rivalry, self-esteem, and making...

17.11.2016