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Start your fall with a bountiful harvest of children's books
We are excited
about our line-up of children's releases this
fall and hope you will be too!
Learn more about all SIX children's books coming out this fall,
then head over to this form to make your review selections.
illustrated children’s book invites kids to explore God’s design for
ethnic diversity and challenges readers—both parents and children—to
learn and live out counter-cultural, biblical views, fostering a
lifelong celebration of diversity for the glory of God. Designed for four- to eleven-year-olds, God Made Me and Youwritten by
Christian hip-hop artist Shai
illustrated by Trish
Mahoney is the second book in the God Made Me series.
teaches that ethnic diversity is not something that should be
tolerated but rather enthusiastically embraced, Christian hip hop
artist Shai Linne helps children, parents, and caregivers to
celebrate this biblical truth through a lyrical, rhyming style and
God Made Me and You is
an approachable guide for families to begin conversations about
cultivating a God’s perspective on ethnic diversity, confronting the
sins of racism, bigotry, and ethnic pride.
Because children learn
from family members, media, or peers, parents and caretakers have a
responsibility to teach their children what God has to say about the
beauty of diversity in his image-bearers, with a particular focus on
This colorful and
compelling children’s book serves as a resource and lifelong gift for
children and parents, helping families understand diversity from a
biblical perspective and with a clear picture of the beauty and glory
A Fever, a Flight,
and a Fight for the World is
a compelling African adventure story that will enthrall eight- to fourteen-year-old
youth who love adventure and learning about faraway places. In the
and final book in the Rwendigo Tales Series,
readers will be inspired by ordinary people who make the
extraordinary choice to stand against great evil. Written by J. A. Myhre, a
doctor living and working in East Africa, this adventure story
teaches readers of all ages important truths about justice,
overcoming evil, and the courage to make a difference.
In A Fever, a Flight, and a Fight
for the World, A doctor volunteering in a village plagued
by a mysterious virus wakes up on a deserted island injured, sick,
and near death—with no memory of how he got there. As Dr. Mujuni
slowly regains his memory, he pieces together the horrific reality of
what happened to the community and learns just how far the
government-backed officials will go to silence all knowledge of the
epidemic. As a young girl named Nyakato, the only other survivor,
nurses him back to health, Dr. Mujuni must devise a plan to make
their way back to the mainland, but what they discover on their
journey is even more dangerous than they could ever imagine.
Through a series of
perils and hazards, Mujuni and Nyakato must fight for more than their
own lives, learning the true cost of overcoming evil and greed.
Through their adventures, readers will find hope in the midst of
great loss, triumph and courage in the midst of death and injustice,
and love in the midst of darkness.
Good News for
Little Hearts is a new series of
hardback, illustrated children’s books for three-to eight-year-olds—each
centered on an animal family—bring gospel help and biblical counsel
to families. The animal characters, colorful illustrations, and the
real-life issues each animal family face will captivate children. The
first three books address anxiety, anger, and failure, bringing
biblical help and hope to issues every child faces. The last page of
each book contains information for parents on how God, in his Word,
helps children apply biblical truth to specific issues. Together
children and parents will be guided by the stories into meaningful
conversations about living by faith in the details of everyday life.
- Each story, based on
a different animal family, will keep even the youngest child engaged.
- Brightly colored, fun illustrations welcome children into a
detailed animal world.
- Each story helps children process a challenging situation with
concrete, grace-based, help.
- Instead of moralism, children are offered a practical way to follow
Jesus through a difficult situation.
- Based on CCEF’s model of hope and help that encourages a growing
relationship with Jesus.
Buster was sure he was the fastest bunny in the meadow. But during a
race at summer camp, nothing goes as planned and Buster gets tripped
up. After his epic fall, his older sister, Ivy, helps him see that
failure is an opportunity to grow. As Buster remembers God’s love, he
is able to let go of others’ opinions and accept that it is okay to
try your best but not always be the best. Edited by Edward T. Welch,
Trip Him Up: When You Fail ends with a special
section that guides parents in teaching children how the gospel of
Jesus Christ comforts and sustains us through failure and turns our
focus away from ourselves and toward others. Also included is a
tear-out page of Back Pocket Bible Verses that will remind children
and adults of God’s love and help for those who get tripped up.
Everyone gets frustrated when something important to
them goes wrong. In Jax’s
Tail Twitches: When You Are Angry, the whole Squirrel
family ends up out of sorts when acorn gathering doesn’t go according
to plan. Although Papa, Mama, Jax, and Caspian Squirrel all get
angry, they also learn about the power of saying sorry, seeking
forgiveness, remembering God’s words, and praying together. Edited by
David Powlison,Jax’s Tail Twitches ends
with a special section that guides parents in teaching children how
the gospel of Jesus Christ changes how we respond when life goes
wrong. Also included is a tear-out page of Back Pocket Bible Verses
that will help children and adults remember to turn to God for help
when they are angry.
The third book in the Good News for Little Hearts
series is Zoe's
Hiding Place: When You Are Anxious, edited by David Powlison.
This beautifully illustrated book invites children to remember that
the Lord is near when they are anxious. Zoe, a fearful mouse, is
worried about a class trip. As she talks with her parents, Zoe
realizes that she can turn to God for help. Papa Mouse gives her a
verse from the "Great Book" that she can read when she is
afraid. She learns that she can tell God all about her fears, and he
will comfort her. Also included is a tear-out page of "Back
Pocket Bible Verses" that will give children a practical way to
remember God's words when they are afraid.
In this engaging,
illustrated children’s book by Irene
Sun, young readers learn how numbers declare the
glory of God, discovering Bible stories and the truth, beauty, and
goodness of our sovereign God through numbers and patterns. With countable
illustrations and an easy-to-learn structure, children who are always
seeking, finding, tracing, and counting numbers will be captivated
Counts: Numbers in His Word and His World.
Through simple language
kids will understand, God
Counts shares theological truths and helps children
become familiar with Scripture, exploring the patterns of creation,
numbers in the plan of redemption, and the intimacy of a personal
relationship with God. This children’s book explores how God counts
every fish in the sea, every star in the sky, every hair on their
heads, and every tear in their eyes.
By discovering numbers
in God’s world and in his Word, parents help their children foster a
deeper love and knowledge of who God is and how he counts them as
his. Families will be enriched as they learn together how numbers
magnify God—just as a telescope magnifies the stars—and each numbered
lesson points to a larger redemptive story of Scripture. On each
page, the illustrations engage readers, displaying not only a picture
but a mosaic of patterns.
This playful children’s
book serves as a beginner’s theology book for young readers who love
numbers and patterns, introducing the Trinity, the God of order, the
holiness of God, the problem of sin, the rescue and love of Jesus,
and much more. Children who love to count will be filled with wonder,
leading them to understand deeper truths about God, themselves, and
the world around them.
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