Growing children in faith

Story Time

God, I Know You’re There

by Bonnie Rickner Jensen

We may not be able to touch all of God’s wonderful creation, but we know it is all there. The wind, sun moon, rain, sky, all of it. Our hearts are fuller because of the love that God gives us.

 

I am Human

by Susan Verde

A book of empathy.


Sassafras

by Audrey Penn

Sassafrass is a little skunk that thinks no one wants to play with him because of his stink. His Poppy tells him that we all have special gifts to help us in life. A skunks special gift is its stink because it protects them, just like the sting of a bee.

 

Just Ask

by Sonia Sotomayor

All of Sonia’s friends are different. Each one helps plant a garden using their own special gifts.


The Word Collector

by Peter H. Reynolds

Jerome is a collector of words. Listen to some of the amazing words he has and what happens to the words and Jerome.

When Sophie’s Feelings Get Really, Really Hurt

by Molly Bang

Sophie is asked to draw a picture of her favorite tree. When she draws it in bright colors, everyone in the class laughs at her. It isn’t until her teacher explains that Sophie has shared how her tree makes her feel that everyone understands and things turn around.


My Little Girl

by Tim McGraw

See how a little girl finds out that everyday ordinary things can be pretty spectacular when done with someone you love.

Enemy Pie

by Derek Munson

Young boy is ready for the perfect summer, but all is ruined when a new boy moves into the neighborhood. Or is it?

Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You

by Nancy Tillman

Where are you today? Wherever you are, God loves you!

Who Will I Be?

by Abby Huntsman

Sometimes we have a “case of the Mondays” because big decisions are lingering over us. Ms. Kathy helps us answer one of these life questions.

The Day You Begin

 by Jacqueline Woodson

Even though we are all different we are all a little the same as well. When we share our story, others will be happy that we did.

The Legend of the Sand Dollar

 by Chris Auer

Tells of the deeper meaning of Easter found hidden within something as small as a sand dollar.

The Dandelions Tale

 by Kevin Sheehan

Tells of the friendship between a sparrow and a dandelion and the emotional and powerful natural cycle of life

Love Your Heart

by Tim McGraw

Tells the story of a little girls selfless act of kindness.

Special People Special Ways

 by Arlene Maguire

We are all different, but we all have special abilities to share with others.

If Kids Ran the World

by Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon

Shows kids creating a peaceful world with all roads leading to kindness.

In My Heart

by Jo Witek

Tells us about how our different emotions feel in a very unique way.

This Little Prayer of Mine

by Anthony DeStefano

We may know that God is in heaven, but this book talks about how special and important it is to talk to God through prayer every day.

I’d Know You Anywhere

by Nancy Tillman

Every child is special and unique but sometimes they also like to dream about what it would be like to be something different.

 

When God Made You

by Matthew Paul Turner

God knew you even before you were born.

I Am Love

by Susan Verde

A celebration of love and connection.

The World Is Awake

 by Linsey Davis

A story that reminds us to be thankful for everything God has given us.

The Kissing Hand

by Audrey Penn

Chester raccoon is afraid to go to school so his mom tells him about a secret called the kissing hand. She reassures him of her love even when things may be a little scary.

Where Are You Hiding God?

 by Elisabeth Zartl

A story of a little girl trying to find God.

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