Thursday, May 7, 2015

Also for Children....

There have been a few recent posts regarding books from the United Methodist Women Reading List for 2015.  There are also books for children included on this list, and I am including the covers of them today.


"Deep in the Sahara" is a book about a young girl who wants to wear a malafa, a garment worn by Muslim women.  The story deals with her journey to discover the meaning of the garment.

"My Name is Blessing" tells of a young boy who is born with a disability.  His name actually indicates this.  While there is love at home for this boy, his grandmother sets out with him on a search to find a place that will honor him and take care of his needs.


What is it about the power of a smile?  Amelia's smile spreads around the world and brings happiness and satisfaction to people she may never meet.

I am still hoping to read about the chickens and their attempt to build a wall.  Perhaps you may have read this book.  Let me know what you think.

What are you reading these days?

10 comments:

  1. These books certainly seem to be good choices for children, or for anyone! Right now, I'm doing very well just to complete my daily Bible reading, but I do enjoy that, as there are always treasures to be found in God's Word. Have a fabulous Friday, Sister! :-)

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  2. Hi Nellie...Haven't read any of those children's books. They sound like a nice variety of subjects.

    Wish I could see your David Austin roses. Why can't your photos appear with your blog at my house? What do you think is the problem? Susan

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  3. You always choose nice children books and they are great teaching tools for children and sometimes also for us adults.

    I read Susan's comment and i was wondering if she had upgraded her server lately.
    I had similar problems and my computer was too slow to upload pictures and I found out that I had to upgrade Safari to Google Chrome and everything was so much faster and it solved my problem.

    Have a great day.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  4. These books look appealing.

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  5. Nellie, I have never heard of these books...but they sound interesting. Last year, I got some books from the sale table at our library. One was of someone's grandma going to a nursing home and one was on a street person...such different subjects than I or my girls read about. They were good books too. Blessings to you for a great mother's day. xoxo,Susie

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  6. I've not heard of these books but they sound like good ones.
    I'm just about finished reading the first book in the Outlander series.

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  7. I haven't heard of these books, but they sound like excellent books for young people!

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  8. Hi Nellie , heard of some of the books .
    Happy Mother's Day ;- D

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  9. We have Deep in the Sahara at our library; it's a nice story, but what stayed with me most is the little girl's dress, with the lilies on it - I'd like to copy the design!

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