The Moon Is Always Round by Jonathan Gibson

47885953Release Date: September 23, 2019

Publisher: New Growth Press

ISBN: 9781645070276

Illustrator: Joe Hox

Genre: Fiction / Children’s / Picture Books

About The Book:

Even young children want answers to the hard questions about God and suffering. In The Moon Is Always Round, seminary professor and author Jonathan Gibson 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. Continue reading

Why Do We Say Good Night? by Champ Thornton

48416468._SX318_Release Date: October 21, 2019

Publisher: New Growth Press

ISBN: 9781645070306

Illustrator: Rommel Ruiz

Genre: Fiction / Children’s / Picture Books

About The Book:

Why Do We Say Good Night?

Going to bed and turning out the light can be a hard time for many children. Award-winning author Champ Thornton wrote this beautifully designed and illustrated book to help parents comfort their children with three truths about God. As a mother and her little daughter talk, they remember together that God made the night, he sees in the dark, and he watches over them just like a shepherd protects his sheep. Children and parents will want to start a new nighttime tradition of reading together about why we can say that the night is good. Continue reading

God Made Me Unique by Joni and Friends

45455830._SX318_Release Date: August 19, 2019

Publisher: New Growth Press

ISBN: 9781948130707

Illustrator: Trish Mahoney

Genre: Fiction / Children’s / Picture Books

About The Book:

God Made Me Uniquehelps parents and caregivers teach children that God creates every person in the image of God and each individual has tremendous value, regardless of his or her appearance or abilities. The story is set in a classroom where a new student is introduced who has a disability and his classmates learn to ask questions and gain an understanding about their new friend. This book will help eliminate fear and misconceptions about those who have special needs and emphasizes that every person deserves to be treated with kindness and respect. The back of the book has additional information and resources to equip parents to talk with their children about this important subject. Continue reading

God Made Boys and Girls by Marty Machowski

45166820._SX318_Release Date: September 2, 2019

Publisher: New Growth Press

ISBN: 9781645070313

Genre: Fiction / Children’s / Picture Books / Gender

About the Book:

God Made Boys and Girls helps children understand that their gender is a gift from the God who made them and loves them. The story begins as the girls and boys at Grace Christian School are discussing if boys will always be boys and girls will always be girls. Their teacher explains that God gives each of us the gift of being male or female before we are born and that you continue to be a boy or a girl whether you like to climb trees or playhouse, play tag or color pictures, cause a ruckus or sit quietly. Continue reading

Henry Says Good-bye by Edward T. Welch

45885384._SX318_Release Date: October 7, 2019

Publisher: New Growth Press

ISBN:  9781948130783

Illustrator: Joe Hox

Genre: Fiction / Children’s / Picture Books

Series: Good News For Little Hearts, Book Five

Be sure to check out my reviews for some of the other books in this fantastic series: Tori Comes Out of Her Shell and Gus Loses His Grip

About the Book:

Henry the hedgehog loves his pet ladybug. She keeps him company and entertains him, his family, and his friends with her flying tricks. But one day, he has to say good-bye to his ladybug. Henry and his whole family are sad, but they learn to go to Jesus with their sadness and ask him to comfort them.

The last page contains information for parents on how God, in His Word, helps us turn to Jesus when we are sad. Together children and parents will be guided into meaningful conversations about living by faith in the details of everyday life. Also included is a tear-out page of Back Pocket Bible Verses that will give children a practical way to remember God’s words when they are sad.

A new series of hardback, illustrated, Christian children’s books for three-to eight-year-olds each centered on an animal family bringing gospel help and biblical counsel to families. The animal characters, colorful illustrations, and the real-life issues each animal family face will captivate children and help them begin a stronger relationship with Jesus Christ and God. The first three books address anxiety, anger, and failure, bringing biblical help and hope to issues every child faces.  Continue reading

Gus Loses His Grip by David Powlison

Gus Loses His GripRelease Date: October 7, 2019

Illustrator: Joe Hox

Publisher: New Growth Press

ISBN: 9781948130776

Genre: Fiction / Children’s / Picture  Books

Series: Good News For Little Hearts, Book Four

About the Book:

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.

The last page contains information for parents on how God, in His Word, helps us turn to Jesus when we are tempted. Together children and parents will be guided into meaningful conversations about living by faith in the details of everyday life. Also included is a tear-out page of Back Pocket Bible Verses that will give children a practical way to remember God’s words when they want something too much. Continue reading

The Jesus Bible Artist Edition (ESV)

44441886._SX318_Release Date: October 22, 2019

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780310454465

Genre: Non-Fiction / Bible / Study Bible

About The Jesus Bible Artist Edition (ESV):

Sixty-Six Books. One Story. All About One Name.

Encounter the living Jesus in all of Scripture. From the Passion Movement, The Jesus Bible, ESV Edition, with exclusive articles from Louie Giglio, Max Lucado, John Piper, Ravi Zacharias, and Randy Alcorn, lifts Jesus up as the lead story of the Bible.

Profound yet accessible study features help you meet Jesus throughout Scripture. See him in every book so that you may know him more intimately, love him more passionately, and walk with him more faithfully.
Features:

  • Introduction by Louie Giglio
  • 66 book introductions highlight the story of Jesus in every book
  • Seven compelling essays on the grand narrative of Scripture by Louie Giglio, Max Lucado, John Piper, Ravi Zacharias, and Randy Alcorn guide you to treasure Jesus and encourage you to faithfully follow him as you participate in his story
  • Over 300 full-page articles and nearly 700 sidebar articles reveal Jesus throughout all of Scripture
  • Room for notes and journaling throughout
  • ESV concordance
  • Two ribbon markers

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