Reflections

Christmas Book Flood (or, Betsy’s Family’s Christmas Eve Book Extravaganza)

By Betsy | December 17, 2018

Traditions Traditions are marvelous things, aren’t they? The best traditions anchor our celebrations, our family and church life, and even our culture’s collective experience. Sometimes, …

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The Year in Books – RR Staff Reflections

By Janie | December 12, 2018

Are you the kind of person who asks, “What have you been reading lately?”  Betsy, Megan, Janie, and Hayley took some time to reflect about …

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"Hurray for Re-Issues!" by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | November 1, 2018

We end our series of posts by Gladys Hunt with a tribute to classic picture books, recently re-issued. In the last few years publishers have …

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"Never Underestimate a Gift Book" by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | October 29, 2018

We’re nearing the end of this fantastic series by Gladys Hunt. If you’re just checking in, please do check out The Hive for a list …

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“Look for Illustrators” by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | October 25, 2018

We’re up to the sixteenth in our series of posts by Gladys Hunt, author of Honey for a Child’s Heart.  In this one, she shares …

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“Sarah, Plain and Tall Series” by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | October 22, 2018

We’ve got another post from Gladys Hunt for you today about a series beloved to many. For the other posts in this series, please check …

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“On Your Next Trip to the Library” by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | October 18, 2018

In the fourteenth of our series of previously-unpublished posts, Gladys Hunt makes a list of her most-favorite recent picture books to check out at the …

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"Words That Build People" by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | October 15, 2018

Gladys Hunt gently reminds us that our words make a big impact on our children; let us use words that build up instead of tear down. This …

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“Watch Your Expletives!” by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | October 11, 2018

In the twelfth in our series of previously-unpublished posts, Gladys Hunt cautions about “those words” our kids pick up at school, at play–and increasingly in …

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"Grammar Does Matter" by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | October 8, 2018

Gladys Hunt reflects on the importance of grammar, plain and simple, in this essay. It’s not as hard as you might think!  This is the next …

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