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Ortberg – Love beyond reason

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Author Ortberg, John.
Title Love beyond reason : moving God’s love from your head to your heart / John Ortberg.
Published Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub., c1998.
Description 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Note “Willow Creek Resources.”
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary  Discover the God you’ve longed to encounter; a Father head-over-heels in love with you, his child, and intensely committed to your highest joy.  Ortberg takes you to the very core of God’s being to discover a burning, passionate love that gives, and gives, and gives.  He explores the life-changing ways this love has expressed itself through Jesus.  And he shows how you, like Jesus, can love your mate, your family, your friends, and the world around you with the same practical, transforming love.
Subjects (Topics) Love — Religious aspects — Christianity.
God — Love.
God — Worship and love.
Christian life.
ISBN 0310234492 (pbk.)

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Williams – Velveteen Rabbit

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Personal Author:

Bianco, Margery Williams, 1881-1944.

Title:

Velveteen Rabbit, or, how toys become real / Margery Williams ; illustrated by Don Daily.

Publication info:

New York: Porland House, a division of Random House Value Publishing, Inc., 1997.

Physical description:

45 p. : col. ill.

Summary:

A simple stuffed rabbit is given to a young boy as a gift, who quickly forgets it in favor of his other toys. In the corner of the boy’s nursery, the rabbit sits, wishing but one wish, to be a real rabbit.

Also in that corner is an old hobby horse, older and wiser than any toy in the nursery, who tells the rabbit of a way he could become real, through the love of the child who plays with him. This gives the rabbit hope. And after a chance occurrence, he soon becomes the boy’s favorite toy.

But when the boy contracts Scarlet Fever, the doctor orders that all the toys be burned… even his favorite toy, the small velveteen rabbit…

Subject term:

Toys–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Rabbits–Juvenile fiction.

ISBN:

0517201593

Tags:

animals, bunnies, children, children’s, children’s books, children’s literature, fantasy, friendship, love, rabbits, toys

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Tagg – Very special valentine

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Personal author:

Tagg, Christine

Title:

The Very Special Valentine / by Christine Tagg.  Illustrated by Maggie Kneen.

Publication info:

Stan Francisco CA:  Chronicle Books LLC, c2003

Physical description:

Unpaged : col. ill.

Summary:

Join little Bunny Gray as he sets out to find the perfect gift for his special friend, Rosie. In the grass, under the leaves and on the glistening stream he thinks he spies beautiful, shimmery jewels but is disappointed to find that they’re only sunbeams, dew drops and berries. In the end little Bunny Gray discovers that the gift of love is more precious than a jewel could ever be. Perfect for that special valentine!

Subject term:

Valentines—Juvenile fiction.

ISBN:

0811840735

Tags:

bunnies, children, gifts, love, valentine

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Smith – Stumpy stomps off

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Personal author:

Smith, Simon

Title:

Stumpy Stomps Off:  a retelling of the parable of the prodigal son; ClayPot Parables Series / by Simon Smith.

Publication info:

Grand Rapids MI:  Zonderkidz (Zondervan), c2004

Physical description:

Unpaged : col. ill.

Summary:

While Bodge, Jimmy, and Big Al look for food, Stumpy plays with the squirrels instead. Winter came quickly and everyone was prepared–except Stumpy. He decided to go back home where it was warm. But would his friend let him come back in?

Find out in this wonderful retelling of Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal Son.

Subject term:

Parables—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Prodigal son (Parable)—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0310706602

Tags:

animals, children, forgiveness, love, parables, Prodigal son

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Vischer – Sidney & Norman

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Vischer

Personal Author:

Vischer, Phil.

Title:

Sidney & Norman : a tale of two pigs / written by Phil Vischer ; illusrated by Justin Gerard.

Variant title:

Sidney and Norman

Publication info:

Nashville : Tommy  Nelson, c2006.

Physical description:

Unpaged : col. ill.

Summary:

When oh-so-neat and organized Norman the pig looks down on his neighbor Sidney, who has trouble managing his messes, God intervenes and teaches them both a lesson.

Subject term:

Christian life–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Self-acceptance–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Neighbors–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Pigs–Juvenile fiction.

ISBN:

140038348

Tags:

Bible, children, children’s, faith, God’s love, humility, love, neighbors, pigs, pride, self-esteem, tolerance, values

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Schell – Shoemaker’s Dream

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Schell

Personal author:

Schell, Mildred

Title:

The Shoemaker’s Dream / by Mildred Schell.  Illustrated by Masahiro Kasuya.

Publication info:

Valley Forge PA:  Judson Press, c1982.

Physical description:

Unpaged : col. ill.

Summary:

The delightful children’s classic about a shoemaker named Martin is beautifully illustrated  and brings an important biblical message about Jesus’ love that even young children can easily understand and appreciate.

Martin the shoemaker dreams of having Jesus as his guest, while he expresses his love through his kindness to a series of poor strangers.

Subject term:

Shoemakers—Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Good Samaritan—Juvenile fiction.

ISBN:

0871098450

Tags:

children, dreams, guests, Jesus,  kindness, love, shoemaker

 

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Rodgers – When does God sleep?

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Rodgers

Personal author:

Rodgers, Phillip W.

Title:

When Does God Sleep? / by Phillip W. Rodgers.

Publication info:

Grand Rapids MI:  Kregel Diczone, c2007.

Physical description:

Unpaged: col illus.

Summary:

This rhyming text teaches children to reflect on God’s presence and love. Bailey the Bear is worried. “Do you know when God sleeps? Does He ever lie down?” Bailey asks his mother. If God falls asleep, He might miss Bailey’s first day of school. What is he falls off the slide or finds a nest of bees? Who will be there to watch over him? Bailey’s mother assures him that God is always near–He never grows tired or needs to rest. “so when bad things happen, know our God always cares. He will listen to you and will answer your prayers.”

Subject term:

God–Juvenile fiction.

Subject term:

Sleep—Juvenile fiction.

ISBN:

9781825436314

Tags:

caring, children, God, love, sleep, rhyming text

 

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