Finding Home: Five Heart-Warming Stories for Children

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp

Ministry Title: Co-President for ECLA and former church librarian


Title: Finding Home: Five Heart Warming Stories for Children

Author: Casey Hoffmaster

Publisher: WestBow Press

Publication Date: 2017

Format: paperback

Length: 49 pages


This non-fiction children’s storybook consists of 5 stories for children:

  • Waiting
  • Love in Your Heart
  • The Cat Who Likes Cantaloupe
  • Luis ‘Loved the Most Love”
  • What God Wants – You!

The stories take place in Colorado and center around twin girls named Maggie and Lila and their experiences waiting for a mule to be born, caring for baby chicks, adopting a cat and a dog. The last story is about a little boy who learns to receive Gods’s love in the midst of difficulty.


Rating (1 to 5)

4 stars

Suggested Audience

Approximate ages 3 to 8 years. Good book for a church or school library.

Christian Impact

Topics covered in this book include learning patience, god is love, having a relationship with God, being thankful and praising God, and receiving God’s love.



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Finding Home: Five Heart-Warming Stories for Children

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