Redeemed Reader

Welcome! Redeemed Reader is more than a book-review site—it’s a resource for Christian parents and educators trying to navigate the children’s book world. Our goal is not only helping kids find good books, but also teaching them to read with discernment. For more about our mission, see the About page. To find out what we have to offer, check out our Start Here page, and happy clicking!


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Recent Posts

February 25, 2017

Devotion by Adam Makos

It is Korea, 1950, and Jesse Brown, first African American carrier pilot in the Navy, has just crashed over enemy territory . . .     […]
February 23, 2017

*A Little Taste of Poison by R. J. Anderson

The stakes are higher than ever for Isaveth Breck, plucky heroine of A Pocketful of Murder, when the future of her city is threatened.    A […]
February 23, 2017

*A Pocket Full of Murder by R. J. Anderson

A plucky girl sets out to prove her father’s innocence —aided by a street boy— in this magical murder mystery.   A Pocket Full of Murder (Uncommon Magic, […]