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Newbery Buzz #5: The Parker Inheritance

By Janie | January 18, 2019

The Parker Inheritance, the latest by Varian Johnson, is a different sort of book from his light-hearted, fun middle grades heist novels (see The Great …

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Did I Read That? Tracking Books with Notecards

By Janie | January 17, 2019

Even before we started Redeemed Reader, I read a lot of books.  Sometimes I reviewed them for my own blog and sometimes I just wanted …

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7 Books for Thoughtful Teens

By Betsy | January 16, 2019

Not every teen is hanging out in the YA section of the library, wallowing in teen angst.* Plenty of teens are ready for meaty, engaging …

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Newbery Buzz #4: The Faithful Spy

By Janie | January 15, 2019

Janie and Megan talk over one of the most impressive books we read this year: The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoffer and the Plot to Kill …

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Missionary Biographies and Prayer: Love Your Neighbor Book Club Edition

By Betsy | January 14, 2019

  The Biographies and Discussion Questions To start our year off for the Love Your Neighbor Book Club, everyone read a missionary biography of their …

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2019 Newbery Buzz #3: Sweep by Jonathan Auxier

By Betsy | January 11, 2019

Janie, Hayley, and Betsy team up to (virtually) discuss Sweep by Jonathan Auxier: does it have what it takes to win a Newbery? We discuss themes, …

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2019 Newbery Buzz #2: The Book of Boy

By Janie | January 10, 2019

Janie: The Book of Boy is one of the more unusual middle-grade novels to appear this year.  The main character is (not surprisingly) Boy, a …

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10 Favorite Christian Biographies

By Betsy | January 7, 2019

Heaven: A Family Reunion? I don’t know what heaven will be like, but I imagine it as one big family reunion at a feast table. …

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2019 Newbery Buzz #1: The Season of Styx Malone

By Janie | January 3, 2019

It’s that time again!  Children’s book titles are pouring into every librarians’ website as the kidlit community speculates on who will win Newbery gold this …

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2019 Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens

By Betsy | December 27, 2018

updated 12/29/18 The 2019 Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens Our 2019 Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens is back and better than ever! This …

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