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One Lost Sheep

One Lost Sheep

On 4/17 an uncommon girl wrote: Super cute picture storybook written by Rhonda Gowler Green, illustrated by Margaret Spengler, and published by Zonderkidz. A good listen-to story for children ages 4-8 on the parable of Luke 15:3-4. Easy enough for beginner readers, too. I like the story’s flow with a bit of rhyme and rhythm. The ... One Lost Sheep

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4 Stars

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Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers

Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers

On 3/6 an uncommon girl wrote: The Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers is a cute little board book from ZonderKidz. The ten stories are 3 or 4 pages long for a total of 40 pages. Writing is in simple, toddler acceptable rhyming. Boat and float are overused end rhymes in one story if I want to be really critical and mention that. Our ... The Rhyme Bible. A cute little board book.

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3 Stars

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Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible

Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible

On 2/4 an uncommon girl wrote: Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible Carl G. Rasmussen paperback, 160 pages A good tool for a bible student, this Bible atlas helps to visualize those bible stories. Contents include a geographical section and a historial section. Three cheers for a good atlas with quality pictures of bible places. ... Essential Atlas of The Bible

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4 Stars

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Smitten Book Club

Smitten Book Club

On 1/14 an uncommon girl wrote: A terrific Valentine's Day book. "In this remarkable collaborative novel, besties Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Denise Hunter, and Diann Hunt tackle the tale of the Gentlewoman’s Guide by writing for one book club member apiece. Smitten Book Club is a hopeful, hilarious story of friendship and ... Smitten Book Club

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4 Stars

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No Cape Required: A Devotional

No Cape Required: A Devotional

On 12/18 an uncommon girl wrote: This book contains 52 quick-read devotions. Each devotion describes an attribute of a different hero; 60% of the heroes were familiar to me. Children would even know some of the characters like Superman and Belle. Each hero/attribute example was brief and very simplistic; cute but limiting in what could ... No Cape Required

an uncommon girl's Rating:

3 Stars

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Andi Unexpected

Andi Unexpected

On 11/22 an uncommon girl wrote: This book for young teens (middle school girls AND boys) is full of mystery and history. The characters and setting feel real and the story's details are suspenseful keeping the reader's interest. The author didn't incorporate any serious Christian topics into the story although the writing was clean ... Andi Unexpected

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4 Stars

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 11/5 an uncommon girl wrote: The story is entirely told through letters. Mostly the letters of Sam, the main character, to the anonymous Mr. Knightley. It is a super book with humor, romance, tenderness, honesty, forgiveness, love, acceptance, and all that. Quotes from the classics, like Jane Austen, are written in Sam’s letters; ... Dear Mr Knightly

an uncommon girl's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Beauty of Broken

The Beauty of Broken

On 9/10 an uncommon girl wrote: Hooray! The “perfect family” myth is exposed. I appreciate Elisa Morgan’s book as a good resource for discrediting a fairy tale idea. Proverbs 22:6 (Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it) is a frequently quoted verse. Know that it’s not a guarantee ... The Beauty of Broken

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3 Stars

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Lead Me Home

Lead Me Home

On 7/29 an uncommon girl wrote: Lead Me Home is the second book of the Winds of Change series but background from the first in the series isn’t needed before reading this story. This is the first book I’ve read by Stacy Adams and I enjoyed her writing style. She wrote a great Christian story (a girl read) that focuses on some hard ... Lead Me Home

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5 Stars

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Outreach and the Artist

Outreach and the Artist

On 5/20 an uncommon girl wrote: Synopsis: In Outreach and the Artist, professional jazz musician and New Testament scholar Con Campbell shares practical tips for outreach and evangelism with artists, through art forms, and to artists. He shows ministry leaders how to partner with artists more effectively and gives artists a clearer ... Outreach And The Artist

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5 Stars

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Secretly Smitten

Secretly Smitten

On 2/1 an uncommon girl wrote: Secretly Smitten is Christian fiction and this is a genre that isn’t my typical read. I was pleasantly entertained by this book which is actually considered a novella. If you are not familiar with the term, novella is fiction that is shorter than a novel but longer than a short story. Secretly Smitten ... Sweet and entertaining

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5 Stars

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More Than a Bucket List

More Than a Bucket List

On 12/11 an uncommon girl wrote: Here is a book that is filled with a list of Christian-minded ideas for your bucket list. It’s a cute hardcover book (6″x 5″) with ideas of things to do and places to go. The “more” part of the title is the bits of inspiration that accompany some of the bucket list ideas. Unfortunately many ... More Than A Bucket List

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3 Stars

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Share the Bounty

Share the Bounty

On 10/8 an uncommon girl wrote: Book Description "When people come into your home, what do they see? Have you prepared for their visit? Are your gatherings imbued with the sweet spirit of charity? Whether you’re celebrating a joyous occasion with your dearest friends and family, welcoming overnight guests, or comforting someone in ... Share the Bounty

an uncommon girl's Rating:

2 Stars

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 9/13 an uncommon girl wrote: Twelve Unlikely Heroes John MacArthur 2012 pages 221 Book Description What kind of people does God use to accomplish His work? Far from the children’s tales depicted in picture books and nursery rhymes, the men and women highlighted in the Bible were unnervingly real. They faltered. They struggled. ... Twelve Unlikely Heroes

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5 Stars

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Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

On 4/17 an uncommon girl wrote: My review: I’ll start by saying I’m not a cookbook fan. This book offers more. Farm Fresh Southern Cooking encourages fresh goodies from the garden, farm, and market. In addition to offering an assortment of southern recipes, it also serves as a destination review featuring some farmer’s markets ... More than a cookbook

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3 Stars

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Great Day Every Day

Great Day Every Day

On 3/19 an uncommon girl wrote: Previously published as Every Day Deserves A Chance, Max Lucado shares stories, scripture, and insights that minister to us, to keep God as our focus every day. The book is divided into three parts: book, study guide, and devotion. Following the ten chapters is a discussion guide for each of the chapters. ... Great Day Every Day is okay

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3 Stars

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Three Hearts DVD

Three Hearts DVD

On 2/28 an uncommon girl wrote: A World Away, Three Children Need A Miracle Graduating college senior, Cissie Graham Lynch, granddaughter of evangelist Billy Graham, takes on an internship at Samaritan’s Purse working with the Children’s Heart Project. She finds out that the task is not easy and filled with unexpected challenges. ... THREE HEARTS

an uncommon girl's Rating:

4 Stars

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Moments of Truth

Moments of Truth

On 1/17 an uncommon girl wrote: Moments of Truth. Unleashing God’s Word One Day at a Time. John MacArthur. 2012. Thomas Nelson. 383 pages. “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” -John 8:31-32 Book Description Devotions that offer biblical ... Devotion book by a great author

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5 Stars

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The Lucado Inspirational Reader

The Lucado Inspirational Reader

On 12/10 an uncommon girl wrote: The Lucado Inspirational Reader. Max Lucado. 2011. Thomas Nelson. 452 pages. This is a collection of works by Max Lucado in a small-sized hardcover book. Quotes and stories from many of his other books are arranged by topic. Each chapter focuses on a topic. Comfort, compassion, encouragement, family, ... Great collection from Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Your 100 Day Prayer

Your 100 Day Prayer

On 10/28 an uncommon girl wrote: Your 100 Day Prayer. The Transforming Power Of Actively Waiting On God. John I. Snyder. 2011. Thomas Nelson, Inc., 223 pages. I can not recommend this book as the prayer guidebook it was intended to be. The author doesn't offer much Biblical insight into prayer anywhere in the book. In the "How to Use ... Your 100 Day Prayer

an uncommon girl's Rating:

2 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/8 an uncommon girl wrote: Life doesn't go smoothly and Stumbling Into Grace accurately portrays every Christian's walk with Christ as more of a stumble than a walk. Lisa Harper honestly and humorously writes a collection of life-stories to teach about grace.She entertains along the way with her informal writing style. Each chapter ... Stumbling Into Grace

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5 Stars

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Surviving Your Serengeti

Surviving Your Serengeti

On 7/2 an uncommon girl wrote: A focused cheetah stares out from the cover of the book. Inside the pages of this fiction story, the reader is taken on a trip, along with the main characters, to the Serengeti and to self-discovery. Surviving Your Serengeti 7 Skills to Master Business and Life is written as a self-hep for finding success ... Take the trek

an uncommon girl's Rating:

4 Stars

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