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(Book review) The Sleepy Shepherd

This is the story of Silas, one of the shepherds on the hills near Bethlehem, and how he slept through the angels appearance (one can’t help but wonder how that was possible, but I digress…..) and so missed seeing the infant Messiah. However, years later, he was present in the Garden of Gethsemane, and realized this was the same person his fellow-shepherds told him about so long ago.

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Finding Home: Five Heart-Warming Stories for Children

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp Ministry Title: Co-President for ECLA and former church librarian Introduction         Title: Finding Home: Five Heart Warming Stories for Children Author: Casey Hoffmaster Publisher: WestBow Press Publication Date: 2017 Format: paperback Length: 49 pages OVERVIEW This non-fiction children’s storybook consists of 5 stories for children: Waiting Love in Your Heart […]

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Who is Jesus?

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp Ministry Title: Co-President for ECLA and former church librarian Introduction                          Title: Who is Jesus Author: MaryAnn Diorio, illustrated by Kim Sponaugle Publisher: TopNotch Press Publication Date: 2014 Format: Hardcover print Length: 39 pages OVERVIEW This children’s picture book presents […]

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My Kiss Won't Miss

(Book Review) My Kiss Won’t Miss

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, longtime book discussion leader, retired librarian Church: Community Christian Church, Yorkville, IL Introduction Title: My Kiss Won’t Miss Author: Lesley Dahlseng Publisher: Whetword Press LLC Publication Date: November 2014 Format: Print Book Length: 32 pages OVERVIEW Author Dahlseng’s message is that there is no hiding place from a mother’s goodnight kiss. Even if a child […]

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