Reflections

So Your Kid is Reading Harry Potter…. A Christian Family’s Response

Please note: this is a personal account of one family's actual experience, NOT a Redeemed Reader staff-wide recommendation that you read Harry Potter. This post is ...
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What Makes a “Strong Girl Character”? Thoughts and a Podcast

Does rejecting gender stereotypes mean there are no meaningful distinctions between strong girls and strong boys? Not so long ago, librarians and publishers were concerned ...
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Back Porch Book Chat: Virginia Lee Rogers (Bookseller and Homeschool Mom)

Back Porch Book Chat: A casual, virtual conversation about books. Join us as we chat with book lovers like ourselves about a topic we all ...
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Are Graphic Novels “Literature”?

When I was a kid, back in the day, “comic books” did not have a great reputation.  In fact, in 1949 a book called Seduction ...
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The Pilgrim’s Progress: A Short History

Have you seen the newest movie version of The Pilgrim's Progress? Did you know there are other movie versions? Have you read the original book? ...
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Why Your Church Nursery Needs a Library

A work in progress. The Lord has been challenging my reading skills and assumptions lately, both humbling and teaching me in the process. I had ...
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Kindred Retreat 2019 and a Fortitude Booklist

Megan was refreshed after a day of listening to three wise women at a one-day retreat...and she brought home another booklist. Note the fairy tale ...
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Jason Reynolds’s Track Series: A Winner for Middle Grades

Jason Reynolds is an author we've kept an eye on ever since his debut in 2015 with When I Was the Greatest. That novel, and ...
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