There are two recently released titles revamping the classic Christian allegory, The Pilgrim’s Progress, for kids. Little Pilgrim’s Big Journey and Little Pilgrim’s Progress come from the same source material, but they could reach slightly different audiences. Read on to find out who I recommend each book for.[Read more…] about Little Pilgrim’s Big Journey vs. Little Pilgrim’s Progress: A Picky Christian Mom Review
What Age Can Read the Enola Holmes Series?
I could have titled this review, The Infuriating Case of the Enola Holmes Book Series.
The publisher says the Enola Holmes series is for 8 to 12 year olds, or starting in 3rd grade. However, the reading level is significantly higher, at about 6th through 8th grade. Furthermore, the preface talks about a murdered prostitute, and there are frequent references to how stupid girls are. Read on for some content considerations before you hand the book to your child.[Read more…] about What Age Can Read the Enola Holmes Series?
Pros/Cons of 3 Super Popular Christian Biography Books for Boys
It’s always a good idea to remind our kids that we aren’t alone in believing what we do. We have a rich heritage of Christians who did big things for God that we can point them to. Thankfully this heritage has been illustrated (literally!) in Christian biographies for kids.[Read more…] about Pros/Cons of 3 Super Popular Christian Biography Books for Boys
Theology Review of The Creator in You
The author’s note that concludes The Creator in You says, “We are called to help our children see that work isn’t a meaningless means to an end. It is a means of reflecting the character of the Creator God to the world and loving others in the process.”[Read more…] about Theology Review of The Creator in You
Theology Review of The Apostles’ Creed: For All God’s Children
The end materials of The Apostles’ Creed: For All God’s Children say, “Families are little churches.”
So true. That’s why we fill our book baskets with good books that help us disciple our children. That’s why we dutifully examine the theology in our picture books to make sure they line up with God’s word. So, let’s examine the newly published non-fiction Christian picture book The Apostles’ Creed: For All God’s Children by Ben Myers.[Read more…] about Theology Review of The Apostles’ Creed: For All God’s Children