Middle-Grade Fiction Review – Selah’s Painted Dream by Susan Count

Thirteen-year-old Selah’s life is about as perfect as it gets. She has horsy friends at school, and on weekends, she rides her black mare on Grandpa’s farm. Training the horse to do upper-level liberty work is what makes her heart beat. But one word can ruin a perfect life—moving. A move would separate her from … Continue reading Middle-Grade Fiction Review – Selah’s Painted Dream by Susan Count

Vlog: Silver Spurs by Miralee Ferrell 🐎Middle-Grade Fiction Review

About the Book Kate’s dream of owning a horse has finally happened. But now her best friend Tori has no money to buy a horse. So Kate comes up with a plan—she’ll raise money by boarding horses and hosting a show in her family’s barn. It seems the perfect solution until Melissa, the girl who … Continue reading Vlog: Silver Spurs by Miralee Ferrell 🐎Middle-Grade Fiction Review

Vlog: Soprano Trouble by Victoria Kimble 🎶 Middle-Grade Fiction Review

Hello and welcome to Christian Shelf-Esteem's middle-grade fiction week. The core audience for #mglit is 8 to 12-year-olds and I happen to have two kiddos in this age range—both avid readers. Today, my daughter Taylor is sharing her review Soprano Trouble by Victoria Kimble (yesterday's guest author). 🙂 About the Book Summer McKidd is a bright, compassionate 7th grader. She … Continue reading Vlog: Soprano Trouble by Victoria Kimble 🎶 Middle-Grade Fiction Review

Vlog: A Horse for Kate by Miralee Ferrell ❤️️🐴 Middle Grade Fiction Review

Today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to the newest member of the Christian Shelf-Esteem team. If you've followed my reviews for any length of time, chances are you've seen her around. She's been my sous chef for cookbook reviews and a creative consultant for the blog's #bookstagram posts. Stepping out from behind the … Continue reading Vlog: A Horse for Kate by Miralee Ferrell ❤️️🐴 Middle Grade Fiction Review

A Double #KidLit Review: The Life of Martin Luther & Grit and Grace from Sparkhouse Family

What's more fun than discovering a new author? Finding a publisher with new authors and new books you'd like to explore! You may already be familiar with Sparkhouse Family (a division of 1517 Media). I discovered them through their twitter account where I spotted the cover of the first book I'm reviewing today. They were very gracious … Continue reading A Double #KidLit Review: The Life of Martin Luther & Grit and Grace from Sparkhouse Family

Flash the Donkey Makes New Friends by Rachel Anne Ridge

My Thoughts When someone mentions adopting a pet, images of cuddly kittens and huggable hounds may fill your mind. The same was probably true for Rachel Ann Ridge, before she found a stray donkey standing at the end of her driveway. Now a year after introducing adults to Flash, Rachel Anne Ridge shares a fictional tale with our children featuring her adopted donkey. Friendship is … Continue reading Flash the Donkey Makes New Friends by Rachel Anne Ridge

VeggieTales Super Comics | #FCBlogger Review

You wouldn't know it just by looking at these two, but our kids love their veggies - VeggieTales that is. Yup, they have a love that predates our DVD player. That is to say, our membership in the VeggieTales fan club was established when VHS tapes were all the rage. Over the years we have watched, read, and sang along with … Continue reading VeggieTales Super Comics | #FCBlogger Review

Theo: The Tales of Little Overhill | Children’s Christian #BookReview

Description: Theo’s Tale of the Good Rat is the first book in The Tales of Little Overhill series. Inspired by the popular Theo animation series, The Good Rat retells The Parable of the Good Samaritan with winsome storytelling and full-color illustrations that will captivate and inspire young readers’ imaginations. My Thoughts: Theo The Tales of … Continue reading Theo: The Tales of Little Overhill | Children’s Christian #BookReview