Children’s Books

Culture creep

Children’s Books | Four books with LGBT storylines parents should be aware of
by Mary Jackson
Posted 6/05/17, 05:22 pm

Ashes to Asheville 

Sarah Dooley

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Technology tamers

Children’s Books | Books to help parents and kids wisely steward iPhones and internet 
by Emily Whitten
Posted 5/18/17, 01:18 am

The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Proper Place

Andy Crouch

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Building community

Children’s Books | Recent middle-grade novels reviewed
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/10/17, 12:04 pm

Finding Perfect 

Elly Swartz

Molly, a middle schooler with OCD, is trying to find a way to convince her mother to come home. Molly tries to maintain control however she can, but as her plan to keep her family together slowly falls apart, so does her ability to maintain a grip on her OCD. Watching her spiral into isolation and anxiety is painful, but it shows why family and friends are so important. Swartz portrays Molly’s internal struggles in a compelling and relatable way, driving the story to a satisfying conclusion. (Ages 11-13)

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