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  • Title: Storypath
    Descriptive info: .. In collaboration with the.. William Smith Morton Library.. at.. Union Presbyterian Seminary.. Main Menu.. Home.. About.. - Frequently Asked Questions.. - About the Writers.. Book Reviews.. - Book Reviews.. - Book Reviews A-Z.. - Books Written for Preschoolers (infant 5 yrs).. - Books written for Grades 1-4 (Ages 6 – 9 years).. - Books written for Grades 5-8 (Ages 10 13 years).. - Books written for Grades 9-12 (Ages 14 17).. Lectionary Links.. Ideas for Ministry.. - Lesson Plans.. - - Children (Multi-Age) Lesson Plans.. - - Youth Lesson Plans.. - - Adult Lesson Plans.. - - Intergenerational Lesson Plans.. - Bibliographies.. - Guest Voices.. Scripture Index.. Theme Index.. Contact.. Frequently Asked Questions.. About the Writers.. Book Reviews A-Z.. Books Written for Preschoolers (infant 5 yrs).. Books written for Grades 1-4 (Ages 6 – 9 years).. Books written for Grades 5-8 (Ages 10 13 years).. Books written for Grades 9-12 (Ages 14 17).. Lesson Plans.. Children (Multi-Age) Lesson Plans.. Youth Lesson Plans.. Adult Lesson Plans.. Intergenerational Lesson Plans.. Bibliographies.. Guest Voices.. Recent Posts.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, October 19, 2014.. 12 September 2014.. ,.. 0 Comment.. 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: October 19, 2014 First Reading: Exodus 33:12-23 Images of God for Young Children by Marie-Helene Delval (Written for ages 5-8) Comment: The Exodus passage for this Sunday describes God in terms of human anatomy.. Moses is able to see the back.. A Home for Bird.. 09 September 2014.. Title: A Home for Bird Author: Philip C.. Stead Illustrator: Erin E.. Stead Publisher: : Roaring Brook Press (June 5, 2012) ISBN: 978-1596437111 Audience: ages 3 -8 Summary: Vernon the toad has found a new friend a small blue bird who doesn t speak despite.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, October 12, 2014.. 05 September 2014.. 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: October 12, 2014 First Reading: Exodus 32:1-14 Swimmy by Leo Lionni (Written for ages 3-8) Comment: The passage this morning finds the Israelites scared in the wilderness, without contact with their leader.. At a time when the Israelites need.. If You Give  ...   the site, we thought.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, September 28, 2014.. 24 August 2014.. 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: September 28, 2014 First Reading: Exodus 17:1-7 Is This Panama? A Migration Story by Jan Thornhill (Written for ages 5 -8) Comment: Sammy the Wilson Warbler wakes one morning, and finds he has been left behind for the annual migration to.. Assembling and Managing a Picture Book Library.. 19 August 2014.. 2 Comments.. Assembling and managing a picture book library takes time and resources, but it can be joyful work.. Here are a few things I have learned as I have grown the library of picture books for my congregation, Nativity Episcopal Church: Read, read, read.. Always have a stack of books at.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. Next.. Last.. Search Site.. Subscribe by Email.. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.. Subscribe By RSS.. RSS - Posts.. RSS - Comments.. Like us on Facebook!.. Recent Comments.. Virginia Thomas.. on.. admin.. Pat Shufeldt.. noell rathbun-cook.. Biographies: Meeting the Cloud of Witnesses.. Lectionary Links: July 27, 2014.. Blogs We Love.. Building Faith.. Faith Formation Journeys.. Picture Book Theology.. Worshiping With Children.. Archived Posts by Month Posted.. Select Month.. September 2014.. August 2014.. July 2014.. June 2014.. May 2014.. April 2014.. March 2014.. February 2014.. January 2014.. December 2013.. November 2013.. October 2013.. September 2013.. August 2013.. July 2013.. June 2013.. May 2013.. April 2013.. March 2013.. February 2013.. January 2013.. December 2012.. November 2012.. October 2012.. September 2012.. August 2012.. July 2012.. June 2012.. May 2012.. April 2012.. March 2012.. February 2012.. January 2012.. December 2011.. November 2011.. October 2011.. September 2011.. August 2011.. July 2011.. June 2011.. May 2011.. April 2011.. March 2011.. February 2011.. January 2011.. December 2010.. November 2010.. October 2010.. September 2010.. August 2010.. July 2010.. June 2010.. May 2010.. April 2010.. March 2010.. February 2010.. January 2010.. December 2009.. November 2009.. October 2009.. © 2009-2013 Storypath ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.. Please see FAQ for ways that you may use the content found here..

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  • Title: Storypath » About
    Descriptive info: This site represents the work of students, faculty, staff and alumni/ae involved in graduate theological education at.. with campuses in.. Charlotte, NC.. and Richmond, VA.. Begun in October, 2009, the resources shared on these pages had their genesis in the knowledge and enthusiasm of Dr.. Pamela Mitchell-Legg and Dr.. Rebecca Davis.. These two professors shared a love of books for children and adolescents and a conviction that these books could serve as a rich resource for those involved in educational ministry in the church.. The material took shape as students in the.. Using Children’s and Adolescents’ Literature in the Church.. class on the Charlotte campus used what they had learned to craft learning resources that could be used in a variety of settings.. With help from staff at the.. on the Richmond campus, this blog finally emerged as a way to share this enthusiasm, creativity and knowledge with the broader church.. Writers have continued to come from this class which is offered every other year, and we have added new writers who share this appreciation for the ways that books connect people and our faith story.. In August, 2010, we added our weekly.. Ann Knox, Director of the Instructional Resource Center at the William Smith  ...   Biblical story.. We hired Noell Rathbun-Cook, a gifted teacher and preacher, who has been our primary writer since we began this offering, and the area has become one of the most popular resources on the blog.. The resources here are divided into book reviews, lesson plans using children s books, and other ideas for using children s literature in different settings.. Occasionally, guest bloggers will also be asked to contribute their ideas for using children s books in their own work settings or homes.. It is our prayer that these resources will be a prod to your own imagination, your own pleasure in this particular genre of literature, and in your ministry.. It is also our hope that this site will be a place of shared conversation.. We want to hear from you.. How are you using books to connect readers and faith? What particular book has been meaningful to you? What books would you love to see reviewed? What questions or concerns do you have about the ideas shared here? Your voices help make this a better site and we hope to hear from you either by your comments on individual posts, or through our Contact Form.. Subscribe to Blog via Email.. Subscribe by RSS..

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  • Title: Storypath » Frequently Asked Questions
    Descriptive info: What is Union Presbyterian Seminary?.. As.. our website says,.. we are a graduate theological institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA) that provides education for Christian ministry that is scholarly, pastoral and engaged with contemporary life.. We have campuses in Richmond, Virginia and Charlotte, North Carolina, and offer a hybrid residential/online program for Christian educators as well.. Who writes your book reviews?.. Lots of different people.. Many reviews are written by students who took a children s and adolescent literature course with Dr.. Pamela Mitchell-Legg.. Others are graduates of Union Presbyterian Seminary who loved books and Bible study and loved making connections between the two.. Still others are people who have written books about children s literature.. You can find out more about our writers on the.. page.. I m having trouble searching for something on your site.. Can you help?.. WordPress, the platform on which this site is built, does not have the sophisticated indexes or search capabilities that you might find in a library catalog.. But we have tried to make finding books simpler in a few ways.. Use the Scripture or Theme indexes to point you to books.. If you are searching by a phrase, use the search bar on every page and put your phrase in quotes.. (Ex: world communion rather than world communion will give you better results.. If you want to search for books for a certain age group with a particular theme, you ll need to use the categories we have created which can be found in the dropdown menu under Book Reviews , remembering to use quotes around all phrases.. For example.. Books Written for Preschoolers friendship will bring up all books written for preschoolers that have  ...   of Union Presbyterian Seminary.. We consider this blog one way we connect theological education with the broader church.. But we are enriched when people working in other settings share their ministries with us.. So we have created a new space called Guest Voices.. If you would like to write a blog post for our site sharing your experiences with books and faith, just use the Contact Form link on our home page to let us know briefly what you d like to share.. We will get in contact you and find the best time for you to write something to share here.. 6.. Who owns the copyright for what s on the site and can I use anything here?.. Although this site is copyrighted, each writer, in allowing his or her work to be posted here, agrees to let his or her work be used in various settings.. Nothing from our site can be sold.. Our only request is that if you use anything , you give us credit, particular the writer! This can be done by a link to a specific post or to our website or a written acknowledgement of where material was found.. We love it when people find things to use here.. We also love for others to know where you ve found something you can use.. 7.. Can I save book titles into a list to look at later?.. At the bottom of every post is a small blue link that says Add to Your List.. If you click on that, a document will be created that is readable by your browser.. It will be there every time you come back to the site until you clear your computer cache..

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  • Title: Storypath » About the Writers
    Descriptive info: As this website began as a way of sharing work from a children s literature class at Union Presbyterian Seminary, many of our reviews were and are written by students taught by Dr.. As we began to develop some longevity, we added other writers who were graduates or friends of the Seminary.. We wanted to add this page to let you know something more about the people that have written at least 10 reviews or.. All the students at UPSem who wrote reviews are also listed here.. Berger, Sara Anne.. Sara Anne Berger is a 2011 MACE/MDiv graduate of Union Presbyterian Seminary, and now the pastor of Whitmire Presbyterian Church, in Whitmire, SC.. Her work there is primarily centered on older adults, although they do have a few children connected to the congregation, as well as a very popular Mother s Morning Out program that her church hosts.. The children s literature website provides us with resources for both the children in the congregation and in the Mothers Morning Out program.. I find that the adults enjoy the children s literature shared in worship as much as the kids do! One of Sara Anne’s favorite children s books is.. The Absolutely Essential Eloise.. , about a little girl who lives at the Plaza hotel, and one of my favorite older elementary books is.. Her Majesty, Grace Jones.. , about a little girl with a big imagination who thinks she may be the rightful Queen of England! Because I love both reading and sharing children s literature, and connecting it with the work of ministry that I do, it is a thrill to read and contribute to this blog.. Davis, Rebecca.. Rebecca L.. Davis is the Assistant Professor of Religion and the Director of the Christian Education Program at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC.. She is a Minister of the Word and Sacrament and a Certified Christian Educator and holds a Ph.. D.. and two Master degrees from Union Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education.. Becky employs children’s literature throughout her ministry from exploring theology, nurturing discipleship and supporting pastoral care with young disciples, and she was one of the professors that taught the first children’s and youth literature course at UPSem in Charlotte.. She never tires of Mem Fox’s writing or Timothy Ladwig’s illustrations and finds herself always on the quest for the best book to help illustrate baptism.. Her favorite now is.. Because of You.. by B.. G.. Hennessy.. Landes, Elizabeth Boulware.. After graduating from UPSem in 2012, my husband and I moved back to Texas, where I work as Director of Children s Ministry at Faith Presbyterian Church in Aledo, TX and enjoy time with our toddler.. Currently I am reading anything that will keep his attention.. Some our favorites include.. I ll See You in the Morning.. by Mike Jolly, and.. On the Night You Were Born.. by Nancy Tillman.. Lloyd, Janet.. Janet Lloyd just retired after a 35 year career as a librarian at the Harford County (MD) Public Library, so she is uniquely qualified to share her knowledge of children’s and adolescent literature.. She is also a very active member of her Episcopal congregation, serving on the vestry and as a church school teacher.. Her book series.. Joy and Wonder in All God s Works.. was the impetus for our.. She continues to share the joy of stories by offering workshops/training on Telling Your Own Story as well as storytelling workshops in elementary schools.. Lovejoy, Catherine.. Catherine Lovejoy is a 2013 MACE graduate of Union Presbyterian Seminary.. She currently serves as the Director of Christian Education at Shepherd of the Sierra Presbyterian Church in Loomis, CA, where she enjoys writing curriculum and working to make worship a welcoming place for children.. Having been an avid reader all her life, as well as a secondary Language Arts teacher during her first career, Catherine enjoys reading literature through a theological lens and helping young students and parents to do the same.. Her favorite books for children include.. Lizzy Bright and the Buckminster Boy.. and just about anything by Kevin Henkes.. Lovell, Krista.. Krista Lovell is a 1983 graduate of PSCE and Certified Christian Educator who has served the past 30 years throughout the Presbyterian Church  ...   Survival.. by Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery and Jean Cassels.. Rathbun-Cook, Noell.. Noell Rathbun-Cook is a 2010 MDiv graduate of Union Presbyterian Seminary and recipient of the E.. T.. George Award for Excellence in Homiletics, Worship and Public Speaking.. Noell is the daughter of a children’s librarian, so she’s always been surrounded by wonderful books.. She currently serves as Minister of Children and Youth Discipleship at Grace Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia.. Noell loves liturgy, beautiful illustrations, and opportunities to wonder together with children.. She uses a number of the books highlighted here during children’s time or in sermons when she is leading worship.. Noell s favorite books as a child were.. Blueberries for Sa.. l.. Make Way for Ducklings.. , both by Robert McCloskey.. Noell has a soft spot for books that include quilts or knitting.. Her current favorites are.. The Story Blanket.. by Ferida Wolff and Harriet May Savitz and.. Extra Yarn.. by Mac Barnett.. Mary Taneti.. Mary Florence Taneti is currently ministering the children and youth of First Presbyterian Church, Goldsboro, NC.. She completed the MACE program at Union Presbyterian Seminary of Richmond, VA.. She enjoys the ritual of reading and storytelling to her son and daughter every night.. The Little Engine That Could.. is one of her all-time favorite books.. She finds it inspirational for children of all ages.. Thomas, Virginia.. As parents we had the joy of reading George Macdonald s fairy tales to our children as we vacationed at the beach.. As a grandparent I shared Maurice Sendak s.. The Nutshell Library.. with our twelve grandchildren.. As a great grandparent ,I ve read.. Moo, Baa, La, La, La.. by Sandra Boynton as a first book for six great grandchildren.. As a church school teacher I read.. The Little Leftover Witch.. to an elementary class on a pre-Halloween out-of-school-day.. As an adult I read everything that Katherine Patterson writes.. I had the pleasure of writing a book with the Florida State Children s Libarian, Betty Davis Miller, that attempted to connect this rich resource with the life of the church (.. Children s Literature for All God s Children.. ).. I love the Seminary s blog that continues to make this connection.. I graduated from the Assembly’s Training School (which became the Presbyterian School of Christian Education…which became a part of Union Presbyterian Seminary) in 1949.. Todd, Katie.. Katie Barrett Todd is a 2011 MACE/MDIV graduate of Union Presbyterian Seminary currently serving as Campus Minister for UKirk Murray State in Murray, Kentucky.. She lives in Mayfield, Kentucky with her husband Mason M.. Todd, pastor at First Presbyterian Church and fellow Union Presbyterian Seminary graduate, and their two children.. As pastor s wife, Katie serves in ministry wherever she is needed, and she serves on the Leadership Development Committee of Western Kentucky Presbytery where she focuses on youth and young adults.. Katie has previously served churches in Blythewood, South Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina.. She was published as the younger youth curriculum resource writer with Chalice Press for their camp and conference resource.. Inside Out.. 2014,.. Get Real: Finding Your True Self in Jesus.. Katie loves to utilize books in worship and teaching with audiences of all ages.. Having hardly read a book twice, it would be very difficult for her to choose a favorite, but if you forced her to decide she d probably have to choose.. The Face on the Milk Carton.. by Caroline B.. Cooney.. Her favorite time of day is story time with her kids curled up in her lap to read, and she especially loves when her toddler son reads the stories to her!.. Union Presbyerian Seminary Students.. The following students were all participants in the Children s and Adolescent Literature course taught by Dr.. Pamela Mitchell-Legg from 2009 2012 and it is the class of 2009 whose work launched this website.. Becky Albright, Megan Argabrite, Cyndi Beerbower, Shasta Brown, Christopher Burton, Ashley Cheek, Jim Collins, Cheryl Couch-Thomas, Gina Craft, Robin Crawford, Nadine Ellsworth-Moran, Donna Fair, Chris Feno, Wade Halva, Kelly Hames, LaDonna Harrison, Bakhelwa Imatha, Jill Kimbirl, Phanta Landsden, Kim Lee, Catherine Lovejoy, Bob Martin,Lisa McLennan, Erin Mills, Amanda North, Russ Pearson, Marcia Rauch, Lorenzo Small, Jessie Smith, Kim Stamey, Tim Tate, Katie Todd, Mason Todd, Mary Anne Welch, Susan Wills, Vera Witherspoon..

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  • Title: Storypath » Book Reviews
    Descriptive info: Reviews of books for children and youth are written by students, alumni, faculty and friends of.. The reviews are created using a common set of evaluative questions developed by Dr.. Pamela Mitchell-Legg which consider literary elements and style as well as theology, Scripture and faith questions that can be the used with different age groups.. We welcome your comments and questions and would love to know how you have used any of these books in your own setting.. You can read book reviews for a variety of ages by clicking on the age level links in the sidebar on the right, or scroll down to see a chronological posting of reviews.. The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day.. 12 August 2014.. Title: The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt By Day Author: Scott O’Dell Illustrator: There are illustrations; the illustrator isn’t named that I can see Publisher: Journeyforth Publication Date: 1975 ISBN: 9780890843680 Audience: 12 years and up Summary: In the early 15th C the port of.. Johann Sebastian Bach.. 05 August 2014.. Title:  ...   Date: 2014 ISBN: 9781601782892 Audience: 7-12 years (I would modify this to 8 years-middle school.. ) Summary: John Knox was born in a century shaken by change and.. Florence Nightingale.. 22 July 2014.. Title: Florence Nightingale Author: Demi Illustrator: Demi Publisher: Henry Holt and Company Publication Date: 2014 Audience: Grades 1-4 Summary: Florence Nightingale was reared with every advantage: wealth, devoted parents, a fine library and a classical education, travel, and.. The Man Who Loved Books.. 15 July 2014.. Title: The Man Who Loved Books Author: Jean Fritz Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman Publisher: G.. P.. Putnam’s Sons Publication Date: 1981 ISBN: 0399207155 Audience: 4-8 Summary: “Long ago in Ireland there lived a man named Columba who loved books” but this was long before books.. The Story of Ruby Bridges.. 08 July 2014.. This is the first in a series of reviews of biographies for children and young people.. For background on this series, please refer to the introductory article found here.. Title: The Story of Ruby Bridges Author: Robert Coles Illustrator: George Fold Publisher: Scholastic..

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  • Title: Storypath » Book Reviews A-Z
    Descriptive info: You will find 467 posts in the category Book Reviews on this blog.. Jump to.. A.. B.. C.. D.. E.. F.. G.. H.. I.. J.. K.. L.. M.. N.. O.. P.. R.. S.. U.. V.. W.. Y.. Z.. 100 Cupboards.. 14 Cows for America.. 17 Kings and 42 Elephants.. 3 in 1 (A Picture of God).. A Ball for Daisy.. A Field Full of Horses.. A Gathering of Angels.. A Good Day.. A Goose Named Gilligan.. A is for Abraham.. A Leaf Can Be.. A Long Way from Chicago.. A Monster Calls.. A Mother for Choco.. A Quiet Neighborhood.. A Sick Day for Amos McGee.. A Story for Hippo.. A Sweet Smell of Roses.. A Visitor for Bear.. A Wreath for Emmitt Till.. A Wrinkle in Time.. A Year Down Yonder.. Adam and Eve s First Sunset: God s New Day.. All in a Day.. All of Me.. All the Colors of the Earth.. All the World.. All Things Bright and Beautiful.. Almost to Freedom.. Always.. Am I Making God Smile?.. Amazing Grace.. Amazing Peace.. An Angel for Solomon Singer.. An Angel Just Like Me.. Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock.. And Then It s Spring.. Angels Among Us.. Anna Was Here.. Annie on My Mind.. Anytime, Anywhere: A Little Boy s Prayer.. Are You My Friend?.. Are You There, God? It s Me, Margaret.. Around the Year.. At Break of Day.. At Your Baptism.. Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship.. Badger s Parting Gifts.. Be Good to Eddie Lee.. Beatrice s Goat.. Because of You.. Before You Were Mine.. Believe Me I Know.. Best Bible to Give a High School Graduate.. Beyond the Ridge.. Big Blue Whale.. Big Cat Pepper.. Big Red Lollipop.. Black is Brown is Tan.. Bless This Mouse.. Bless Your Heart.. Brave Squish Rabbit.. Bread and Roses, Too.. Broken Hearts.. Healing.. Brother Sun, Sister Moon.. Butterflies Under Our Hats.. Catcher Caught.. Catching Fire.. Charlie the Ranch Dog.. Children of God Storybook Bible.. Christmas Books for Elementary Children.. Christmas Books for the Very Young.. Christmas Farm.. Christmas!.. Circles of Hope.. City Dog, Country Frog.. Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type.. Come On! Play Ball!.. Come Sunday.. Come to the Great World.. Coming Home.. Dancing the Ring Shout!.. Dancing Wheels.. Devilish.. Dog Heaven.. Don t Laugh at Me.. Don t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!.. Seuss Goes to Church: Yertle the Turtle.. Dragon s Child.. Dream: A Tale of Wonder, Wisdom, and Wishes.. Each Kindness.. Earth and All Stars.. Edwina, The Dinosaur Who Didn t Know She was Extinct.. Elbert s Bad Word.. Eleanor, Quiet No More.. Elizabeth Leads the Way.. Ella Enchanted.. Elmer and the Rainbow.. Elsewhere.. Ender s Game.. Evaluating Bible Storybooks.. Everett Anderson s Goodbye.. Every Soul a Star.. Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like.. Faith.. First the Egg.. Fly Away Home.. Follow the Drinking Gourd.. For Pete s Sake.. Forever Young.. Four Feet Two Sandals.. Frindle.. Garmann s Summer.. Gathering Blue.. Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case.. Gift of the Christmas Cookie.. Gifts of the Heart.. Giraffes Can t Dance.. Give a Goat.. God Bless the Child.. God of the Sparrow.. God s Dream.. God s Quiet Things.. God s Rainbow.. Goin Someplace Special.. Grace at Christmas.. Grandfather and I.. Grandmother and I.. Grandpa s Soup.. Grateful.. Greedy Zebra.. Green.. Grumpy Cat.. Guess How Much I Love You.. Hank Finds an Egg.. Hanne s Quest.. Happy.. Harvesting Hope.. He s Got the Whole World In His Hands.. Heartsongs.. Hello Baby!.. hello! hello!.. Helping Elementary Children with Grief: Pablo Remembers.. Henry s Freedom Box.. Hold Fast.. Horton Hears a Who!.. How Big is God?.. How Full is Your Bucket?.. How to (un)Cage a Girl.. How to Heal a Broken Wing.. Hug.. Hush Harbor.. I Am Number Four.. I Don t Want to Be Crazy.. I Hate Roland Roberts.. I Love You the Purplest.. I Want to Be Free.. I d Choose You.. Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear.. If Big Can I Can.. If I Never Forever Endeavor.. If Jesus Came to My House.. If You Want to See a Whale.. If You re Missing Baby Jesus.. Images of God for Young Children.. Imagine a Place.. In God s Name.. Inkheart.. Inside Out and Back Again.. Into the Wild.. Invincible Louisa.. Is There Room on the Feather Bed?.. Island of the Skog.. It s Kind of a Funny Story.. Jamaica s  ...   Santa s Favorite Story.. See the Ocean.. Shoe Magic.. Sing Praise.. Sisters of Scituate Light.. Sleeping Ugly.. Sloppy Joe.. Slow Dance Heart Break Blues.. Smack Dab in the Middle of God s Love.. Smoky Night.. Snook Alone.. Snowshoe Thompson.. Someday.. Something Beautiful.. Something to Sing About.. Somewhere in the World Right Now.. Son.. Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx.. SPARK Story Bible.. Speak.. Stargirl.. Stellaluna.. Stepping on the Cracks.. Stories from A to Z 26 Brief Reviews.. Stories from the Bible: Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors.. Stormbreaker.. Sunday is for God.. Surprising Sharks.. Tacky the Penguin.. Tear Soup.. Ted Studebaker: A Man Who Loved Peace.. Teens and Faith: Marcelo in the Real World.. Teens and Faith: This Gorgeous Game.. Teens and Faith: Three Final Reviews.. Teens and Faith: Three Short Reviews.. Teens and Questions of Faith: American Born Chinese.. Teens and Questions of Faith: The Bronze Bow.. Thank God for Circles.. That s What Friends Do.. The Action Bible.. The Baronet s Song.. The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights.. The Big Box.. The Big Picture Story Bible.. The Black Snowman.. The Blessing Cup.. The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas.. The Bracelet.. The Brimstone Journals.. The Bully and Me: Stories that Break the Cycle of Torment.. The Butterfly.. The Carrot Seed.. The Center of Everything.. The Chickens Build a Wall.. The Chronicles of Narnia Pop-Up: Based on the Books by C.. Lewis.. The Clown of God.. The Color of Me.. The Comic Book Bible.. The Cool Cat.. The Creation.. The Cruisers: Oh,Snap!.. The Curious Garden.. The Dark.. The Easter Story.. The Empty Pot.. The Face of Our Past.. The First Christmas: According to Luke.. The First Noel: A Holiday Pop-up Book.. The Foolish Tortoise.. The Forgiveness Garden.. The Gift of Nothing.. The Give-Away: A Christmas Story.. The Giver.. The Glass Puzzle.. The Great Brain.. The Grimm Legacy.. The Holy Twins, Benedict and Scholastica.. The Host.. The House in the Night.. The Hunger Games.. The Invisible String.. The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name.. The Keeping Quilt.. The Legend of the Poinsettia.. The Lenten Tree: Devotions for Children and Adults to Prepare for Christ s Death and His Resurrection.. The Librarian of Basra.. The Lightning Thief.. The Lions of Little Rock.. The Listening Walk.. The Longest Night.. The Magic Circle.. The Memory Box.. The Miracle Stealer.. The Nativity.. The One, the Only Magnificent Me!.. The Perfect Nest.. The Pine Tree Parable.. The Present.. The Proper Use of One s Shell.. The Quiet Book.. The Quiltmaker s Gift.. The River and the Rain The Lord s Prayer.. The Runaway Bunny.. The Shine Man: A Christmas Story.. The Sorcerer s Apprentice.. The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone.. The Summer Before Boys.. The Tallest of Smalls.. The Thing About Luck.. The Three Questions.. The Tiger Rising.. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs.. The Very Hungry Caterpillar.. The Water Hole.. The Wish Giver.. The Wonderful Happens.. The Year of Billy Miller.. The Year of the Jungle.. The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree.. Things I Have to Tell You: Poems and Writing by Teenage Girls.. This is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration.. This Moose Belongs To Me.. This Plus That: Life s Little Equations.. Three Bears in a Boat.. Three Easter Journeys.. Today is the Birthday of the World.. Tomie DePaola s Book of Bible Stories.. Train to Somewhere.. Tuck Everlasting.. Tunes for Bears to Dance To.. Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival.. Two Weeks of Bibliographies Coming Your Way.. Uglies.. UP.. Up a Road Slowly.. Verdi.. Voices in the Park.. Wake.. Walking Home to Rosie Lee.. Water, Come Down!.. We Are In A Book.. Welcome Home, Mouse.. Welcome Janet Lloyd! (And her review of Potatoes, Potatoes).. Welcome, Child of God.. What Does My Teddy Bear Do All Night?.. What I m Reading Now.. What Keeps Me Standing.. What s Your Favorite Christmas Book?.. When Bear Stole the Chinook: A Siksika Tale.. When Daddy Prays.. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit.. When No One is Watching.. Where Does God Live?.. Whittington.. Who is Coming to Our House?.. Whoever You Are.. Why Christmas Trees Aren t Perfect.. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge.. Wombat Walkabout.. Wonder.. Woof: A Love Story.. Yellow and Pink.. Yes We Can.. You Are a Gift to the World.. You re All My Favorites.. You re Finally Here.. Ysabel.. Zacchaeus and the Happy Day..

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  • Title: Storypath » Books Written for Preschoolers (infant – 5 yrs)
    Descriptive info: 24 June 2014.. Title: A Mother for Choco Author: Keiko Kasza Illustrator: Keiko Kasza Publisher: G.. Putnam’s Sons ISBN: 0399218416 Audience: Ages 3-6 Summary: Choco is a little bird who lives all alone and who sets off one day to find his mother.. Though bits of him match other mothers in.. 18 June 2014.. Title: Three Bears in a Boat Author: David Soman Illustrator: David Soman Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers Publication Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9780803739932 Audience: Ages 3-5 Summary: Three sibling bears break their mother’s favorite blue shell as they try to sneak a jar.. 09 June 2014.. Title: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson  ...   Eleanor Farjeon Illustrator: Tim Ladwig Publisher: Wm.. Eerdmans Publishing Company (September 1996) ISBN: 978-0802851277 Audience: ages 4 and up Summary: A beautifully illustrated rendition of the popular hymn, this book celebrates the beauty.. 26 May 2014.. Title: God of the Sparrow Author: Jaroslav J.. Vajda Illustrator: Preston McDaniels Publisher: Morehouse Publishing (September 1, 1999) ISBN: 978-0819217455 Audience: Ages 3 and up Summary: A creatively illustrated rendition of the popular hymn, this book acknowledges the role of.. 19 May 2014.. Title: Earth All Stars Author: Herbert F.. Brokering Illustrator: Preston McDaniels Publisher: Morehouse Publishing (April 2002) ISBN: 978-0819218674 Audience: 3 and up Summary: Using the hymn text written by Herbert F.. Brokering in 1964, illustrator Preston McDaniels..

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  • Title: Storypath » Books written for Grades 1-4 (Ages 6 – 9 years)
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  • Title: Storypath » Books written for Grades 5-8 (Ages 10 – 13 years)
    Descriptive info: 29 April 2014.. Title: Jane, the fox me Author: Fannie Britt Illustrator: Isabelle Arsenault Publisher: Groundwood Books Publication Date: September 1, 2013 (English translation) ISBN: 9781554983605 Audience: Grades 5 and up Summary: This coming of age graphic novel tells the story o.. 01 April 2014.. Name of Book: The Thing About Luck Author: Cynthia Kadohata Publisher: Atheneum ISBN: 978-1416918820 Audience: Grades 5-9 Summary: When her parents go to Japan to care for ill relatives, Summer and her brother Jaz must help their grandparents.. For most that would not be bad luck,.. 11 February 2014.. Title: Anna Was Here Author: Jane Kurtz Publisher: Greenwillow Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-0060564933 Audience: Ages 8 12 Summary: Anna and her baby sitter/Sunday school teacher, Jericho, began the Safety Club after a series of forest fires swept across Colorado becau..  ...   12 November 2013.. Title: The Year of Billy Miller Author: Kevin Henkes Illustrator: Kevin Henkes Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: September, 2013 ISBN: 9780062268129 Audience: Reading level, Grades 3-6.. Summary: Ms.. Miller, Billy’s 2nd grade teacher, informs her class that this year,.. 09 October 2013.. Title: Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret.. Author: Judy Blume Publisher: Dell Yearling Book Publication Date: 1970 ISBN: 0-440-40419-3 Audience: Grades 3-7 Summary: Margaret Simon has moved from New York City to Farbrook, New Jersey, anxious about a new home and a new school.. 04 October 2013.. Name of Book: The Cruisers: Oh Snap! Author: Walter Dean Myers Publisher: Scholastic ISBN: 9780439916295 Audience: Grades 5-7 Summary: This is the fourth installment of the Cruiser series about Zander Scott, his friends and their budding urban middle school paper, The Cruiser..

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  • Title: Storypath » Books written for Grades 9-12 (Ages 14 – 17)
    Descriptive info: 22 July 2013.. Title: Jepp, Who Defied the Stars Author: Katherine Marsh Publisher: Hyperion, 2012 ISBN:9781423135005 Audience: Grade 7 and up Summary: “The soul of the newly born baby is marked for life by the pattern of the stars…” Johannes Kepler.. , 17th C astrologer and scientist,.. 08 May 2013.. Title: Wake Author: Lisa Mann Publisher : Simon and Schuster, Inc, 2008 ISBN: 978-1-4169-7447-5 Audience: Ages 14 18.. I would suggest that the target audience is older and more mature teens.. The main characters are teenagers from families that were drastically.. 06 February 2013.. Title of Book: Tear Soup Author: Pat Schwiebert and Chuck DeKlyen Illustrator: Taylor Bills Publisher: Grief Watch (June 1, 2005) ISBN: 978-0961519766 Audience: 10 and up Summary of Book: Tear Soup is about a woman, Grandy, who has suffered a loss in her life.. To help.. 21 January 2013.. Title: The Action Bible Editor: Doug Mauss Illustrator:  ...   Date: October 2012 ISBN: 978-0547887203 Audience: Ages 10 and up Summary: Son begins in the same controlled community and at the same time as The Giver.. Twelve-year old.. 14 January 2013.. Title: Messenger Author: Lois Lowry Illustrator: None Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Publication Date: Reissue September 2012 ISBN: 978-0547995670 Audience: 12 and up Summary: Matty, a lively boy entering adolescence, lives with Seer, his blind.. 09 January 2013.. Title: Gathering Blue Author: Lois Lowry Illustrator: None Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Publication Date: Reissue September 2012 ISBN: 978-0547995687 Audience: 10 and up Summary: Kira, lame since birth, has just left her mother’s body in the Field of.. 03 January 2013.. Title: The Giver Author: Lois Lowry Illustrator: None Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Publication Date: Reissue September 2012 ISBN: 978-0547995663 Audience: Ages 10 and up The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Award winner, has sold over eight million copies..

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  • Title: Storypath » Lectionary Links
    Descriptive info: Each Monday, we will post linking themes between three books written for children or adolescents with the Old Testament, New Testament and Gospel readings for a particular Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary.. The post will highlight particular ways that those books could be used for preaching or teaching with the the lectionary texts.. We will not include a book for the Psalms, but we do offer a bibliography of.. books related to the Psalms.. prayer.. in a future post.. Most of these books are available at a public library, even if they aren’t in print.. Alibris.. and.. Abebooks.. are two good sources of out of print material if you want any of these books for your own collections.. The.. Links.. are listed on this page in chronological order.. You can also search for past lectionary texts by clicking on the Scripture Index link on the right side of this page.. SEP.. 12.. 2014.. BY.. COMMENT.. 0.. TAG.. 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10.. Exodus 33:12-23.. Matthew 22:15-22.. 05.. Exodus 32:1-14.. matthew 22:1-14.. Philippians 4:1-9.. AUG.. 29.. 24.. Exodus 17:1-7.. Matthew 20:1-16.. Philippians 2:1-13.. 15.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, September 21, 2014.. 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: September 21, 2014 First Reading: Exodus 16:2-15 The  ...   ages 4-8) Comment: Terence Freitheim describes the effect of the events at the sea as “an act of creation”1.. The creation.. JUL.. 31.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, September 7, 2014.. 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: September 7, 2014 First Reading: Exodus 12:1-14 The Passover Lamb by Linda Elovitz Marshall (Written for ages 6-9) Comment: The Passover Lamb is the story of one particular Passover celebration, where the plans were almost derailed by a.. Exodus 12:1-14.. Matthew 18:15-20.. Romans 13:8-14.. 25.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, August 31, 2014.. 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, August 31 2014 First Reading: Exodus 3:1-15 The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson (Written for ages 3-7) Comment: In The First Thing My Mama Told Me, Lucy tells stories about growing up and growing into her identity.. All the.. Exodus 3:1-15.. Matthew 16:21-28.. Romans 12:9-21.. 18.. Lectionary Links: Sunday, August 24, 2014.. 11th Sunday after Pentecost 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: August 24, 2014 First Reading: Exodus 1:8-2:10 Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure by Anna Walker (Written for ages 4-8) Comment: You cannot read the story of Moses’s birth without reading about the.. Exodus 1:8-2:10.. Matthew 16:13-20.. Romans 12:1-8..

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