Raising Readers

November 28, 2016

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is: Christmas Gifts!

Upholding My Reputation I’ve written before about the reputation I must uphold each year with my nieces and nephews. And it’s that time of year again–time […]
November 18, 2016

2016 Winter Book Fair: Books For Everyone!

2016 Winter Book Fair Books for Everyone On Your Christmas List! We have chosen the best of the best, our personal favorites, and plenty of great reads […]
October 28, 2016

Church History with Tim Challies

Today we are happy to bring you a virtual interview with pastor, author, and blogger extraordinaire —Tim Challies.  Tim serves as a pastor at Grace Fellowship […]
October 1, 2016

Church History October

See below for our list of church history resources! Next year marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s well known act of defiance against the church of his […]
September 16, 2016

The Virtual Nightstand

In lieu of our former “Book Bits” and “Web Newbery” posts, we’re going to share a bit more of our personal reading lives with you, dear […]
July 5, 2016
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Reading Roald Dahl Redemptively: Two Thoughts

First posted in 2013. Summer is a great time for relaxing and reading of all kinds of fun books not usually assigned in literature class, like those […]
June 27, 2016
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Ask a Librarian: Peter Pan

We love hearing from our readers! Ask-a-Librarian is an occasional feature in which we answer a reader’s email query. There are plenty of books we have […]
June 13, 2016

Shakespeare Summer: Some General Principles (applied to a difficult play)

Last year we covered A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which is readily available in numerous retellings, picture books, and even coloring pages. We chose this play because […]