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To See or Not To See: The RR Team Reflects on the New Beauty and the Beast

By Betsy | March 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

This discussion is part of our Beauty and the Beast Adventure this month. The text below reflects several ongoing discussions the Redeemed Reader team has had via …

The Queen of Attolia: A Beauty and the Beast Discussion

By Hayley | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

As part of our Beauty and the Beast Adventure, Megan, Betsy, and Hayley are discussing The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner.   Redeemed Reader’s …

Movie Night: One Night with the King

By Janie | March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Bible has always provided material for the big screen, with the 1950s and early 60s being the golden age, perhaps of scripture cinema.  I …

Beauty and the Beast – Devotional #3

By Hayley | March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time there was beautiful girl who became a queen. . . .  And her name was Esther.  There’s a definite fairytale quality …

The Martian: Classroom Edition by Andy Weir

By Betsy | March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

A snarky, totally believable science fiction narrative for teens. The Martian: Classroom Edition by Andy Weir. Broadway Books, 2016. 400 pages. Reading Level: Teens, ages 15-18 …

Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

By Janie | March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Young Readers edition) by Ashlee Vance.  HarperCollins, 2017, 273 pages Reading Level: Teens, ages 12-15 Recommended …

Every Falling Star: A Beauty and the Beast Discussion!

By Betsy | March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Like our Newbery Buzz discussions, Janie and Betsy discuss Every Falling Star “virtually” in light of our Beauty and the Beast Adventure this month. We hope these discussions help …

The Queen of Katwe: Book and Movie Review

By Betsy | March 14, 2017 | 3 Comments

This is a featured title in our Beauty and the Beast Adventure. Redeemed Reader is not affiliated with or endorsing the new Disney Beauty and the …

Beauty and the Beast by Nancy Willard and illustrated by Barry Moser

By Betsy | March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beautiful, lengthy prose accompanied by striking woodcut illustrations make this retelling a good fit for intermediate and middle grade readers. Beauty and the Beast by Nancy Willard …

Beauty and the Beast – Devotional #2: the Beast

By Betsy | March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

See our first Beauty and the Beast Devotional if you missed it! This is part of our Beauty and the Beast Adventure which is focusing …