November – December 2022 Recommendations

Why Do We Say Thank You?

By: Champ Thornton

From the moment he wakes up, the young boy complains about everything. He learns that thankfulness is a choice—it’s about paying attention to God and the glory of the world he has made. This book helps children recognize God as the source of all joy and contentment. Ages 4-7.

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The Moon is Always Round

By: Jonathan Gibson

Even young children want answers to the hard questions about God, the Bible, Jesus Christ and suffering. The Moon Is Always Round uses the vivid imagery of the moon to explain to children how God’s goodness is always present, even when it might appear to be obscured by upsetting or difficult circumstances. Ages 4-8.

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The Biggest Story

By: Kevin DeYoung

Kids need to know how all the classic Bible stories connect to Scripture’s overarching message about God’s glorious plan to redeem his rebellious people. This book leads kids on an exciting journey through the Bible, connecting the dots from the garden of Eden to Christ’s death to the new heaven and new earth. Ages 5-11.

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Big Beliefs!

By: David R. Helm

Big Beliefs! is a family devotional intended to help children grow in grace and knowledge. Three weekly readings, accompanied by suggested Scripture, introduce and simply explain 33 key theological concepts. Questions following each reading to help start conversations.

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Surprised by Jesus

By: Dane Ortland

This book reflects on the subversive grace as it uniquely emerges in each of the four Gospel accounts.

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Watch the Light

Compilation of 50 readings for Advent and Christmas by some of the world’s best-loved writers.

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