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  • Item #: 063614
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    In response to parent requests to create a course like Every Herb Bearing Seed for middle schooler students, this text weaves together anatomy and physiology with healthy natural living. Topically you will study healthy bones, nerves and brain, muscles and tendons, vitamins and minerals along with chiropractic care, harmful effects of alcohol and cigarette smoking, gluten and autoimmune disorder, plus much more. Written at a level middle school children can understand and relate to.

  • Item #: 064469
    ISBN: 9781629951546
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  • Item #: 037713
    ISBN: 9780064432795
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    This book is an interesting twist on the Cinderella story we all know so well. Rhodopis is a Greek girl stolen by pirates and sold into slavery. She was treated poorly by the other servants because she looked different from them. They were jealous of her fair hair and green eyes. Rhodopis made friends with the animals instead. Sometimes when her chores were finished she would dance for her animal friends. When her master sees what a great dancer she is, he gives her a pair of golden slippers. One day while doing the washing in the river her slipper is stolen by a Falcon, who just happens to drop it in the lap of the Pharoah Amasis. When Amasis sees the beautiful slipper he takes it as a sign from the gods that he must find the owner of the slipper and make her his Queen. Written by Shirley Climo. Illustrated by Ruth Heller. 28 pgs, pb. - Stephanie A.

  • Item #: 071010
    ISBN: 9781595571380
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     The Teacher Manual is now a 3-ring binder and contains 35 lessons, schedules for three-, four-, or five- days per week, learning objectives, teaching strategies, optional scripture memorization plan, reproducible weekly quizzes and answer keys, and reduced student pages with answers. Some of the information found in the teacher manual isn’t found in the student book, but may be included on the quizzes. Quiz questions may be short answer, multiple-choice, true-false, matching, and short essay.

  • Item #: 067836
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      Can you correctly arrange Snow White, the Evil Queen, and all seven dwarves? This adorable “game board” is shaped like the dwarves’ cottage and stands upright. Featuring four windows with shutters and a door, all that open, it comes with 48 puzzles to solve – 24 exterior puzzles (worked while looking at the outside of the cottage) and 24 interior puzzles (flip it around so you’re facing inside the cottage.) Using the included puzzle book, you place some figures in their designated spots behind/in front of windows and door, and then you must determine where the remaining figures belong within the constraints of that particular puzzle. But be careful! Some figures can’t be placed in a certain color room, while some figures must always be placed together. Clues are given through a series of simple pictures and clearly explained in the puzzle book. This charming set includes puzzle board, seven dwarves, Snow White figure, witch/Evil Queen figure, puzzle and solutions booklet, and a beautiful hardcover picture book. Cottage and figures are all bright and well-made plastic pieces. – Laura

  • Item #: 064407
    ISBN: 9780805087529
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      As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: an artist. He painted everyday scenes, even when nobody bought his paintings. This story is one of following your dreams with resilience and determination. The author tells of the artist’s adventures in New York and Paris, and back to his home near the Hudson River. It is illustrated in the style of Hopper with simple, serene images. He marries another artist and together they paint city and country scenes. His work gained popularity and was shown in galleries and museums. Though it is biographical, I love how this book is written as a story. You really get a sense of the artist as a person. Add this to a study on American art, American history or a study on world artists. Hopper really shows America as it was in his lifetime (1882-1967.) Hc, 10” x 10” with jacket. ~Sara

     

  • Item #: 063985
    ISBN: 9780763669904
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      This very detailed book starts off by getting the reader to look around them and think about how far technology has brought us in how comfortably we live. Today, we take running water and electricity for granted. Buildings were adapted for safety and a need to house the population. Illustrations and a very well-written text walk you through various man-made structures. Several pages even fold out to show a larger illustration. Some notable buildings include the Pyramid of Djoser in Egypt, various temples of Greece, the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Notre Dame in Paris, the Forbidden City in Beijing and lots more. You don’t just read about the architecture, you learn about the individual artisans who worked together, who paid for the structures, and problems that arose during construction. There is so much historical information, you could add this to about any world history curriculum or even create an original unit study around this beautiful hardcover book! Author Patrick Dillon, illustrated by Stephen Biesty. Hc, 10” x 11.5”, 95pp. ~ Sara

     

  • Item #: 059009
    ISBN: 9780310725756
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    If you have a comic book reader, the Adventure Bible Handbook might be a great way to interest them in reading stories from the Bible. Travel with the children of an archeologist throughout the Holy Land as they go in search of their missing father. In their quest to find Dad, they travel back in time with unusual tour guides who use RSP (really smart phones) devices to reach their destinations. They travel by hang glider, camel, kayak, and more, learning first-hand about places and events along the way. As unusual as this approach might seem, the Adventure Bible Handbook takes children on a chronological tour of major events. After meeting all the characters of the story, begin at the Garden of Eden, then go to the flood and see how large the ark really was; visit the Tower of Babel, meet Abraham and his family, then travel with Joseph to Egypt before moving on through other Bible events. For each stop in the story, you will not only read about the group of travelers, there will be photos of the area, items found there, explanation of unusual terms, and a Bible summary of that particular event. There may also be a scripture quotation (NIrV unless otherwise noted) or reference, so you can read more on the subject. The good news is that the children find their father, but they learn so much as they are searching.

    Some great resources are also found in this handbook. In the front of this 240-page hardcover book is a list of the pages on which you can find references to the books of the Bible (chronologically) and a list of the stories that are covered in the Adventure Bible Handbook. The back of the book includes a reading guide to the Bible, the Apostles' Creed, scripture index that tells you the page of the handbook on which you can find a particular scripture, a subject index, and a guide to the images (photos) used in the handbook. Your child can also access games and activities to accompany their Adventure Bible Handbook at www.AdventureBible.com.

    Use the Adventure Bible Handbook to get your child interested in God's Word and to introduce them to the adventure and excitement of the events that are foundational to the Christian faith. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 057046
    ISBN: 9781613746745
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    Teaching history hands-on is a sure fire way to create a love for history in our children. This great resource provides 21 activities and comprehensive information on one of the great explorers of our nation - admittedly a man with numerous character flaws that resulted in misadventures and moral failures. The introduction to this book says it best, "No matter what one may think of Columbus - hero, heel or both - the significance of what he did, however interpreted, is monumental. Christopher Columbus changed the world. For that, Columbus, given the title the Admiral of the Ocean Sea, deserves to be known and his legacy explored."

    Activities include: explaining nautical knots, making an ancient globe, creating a coat of arms, making an hour glass, growing shipboard mold, simulating a lunar eclipse and much more. Well illustrated with images, photos and diagrams. Time line included. 145 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 055576
    ISBN: 9781465431851
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    Learn about Shakespeare’s world in an accessible, kid-friendly way! In classic DK fashion, this book’s pages are a perfect blend of visual information: both pictures and text. Each spread covers a topic with one or two large color photographs, a paragraph or two, then the margins are filled in with smaller, relevant images and captions. This visual approach makes for a wonderful way to learn about Shakespeare’s world. Learn about his upbringing, the royalty of that time, daily life and culture of that era, how his plays were written and performed, the different types of plays he wrote (such as comedy and tragedy), his legacy, and so much more! I absolutely loved this type of book as a child because it takes a dry subject and gives the reader a detailed, historically accurate view. Complete with a timeline, reference of Shakespeare’s characters and a glossary. Perfect as a supplement to literature or history, or as a stand-alone book that is fun to read. 72 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 053325
    ISBN: 9780307268884
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    When I opened this book, I expected a scientific presentation on black holes. Why? Because the pages are packed with beautiful images from NASA taken by the Hubble Space Telescope! Instead, I was treated to a delightful tale about a bright 14 year boy who chooses to ignore his father's advice. He takes his spaceship too close to a black hole because he thinks he can beat it and not get sucked in. However, he learns that there are two important factors he neglected to consider. In the back, each of the space images is explained with a brief caption. If you have a space enthusiast at your house, or you want to add some gorgeous images to an astronomy study, this book would be a worthy addition to your home library. Board book, 9" x 12". ~ Sara

  • Item #: 050029
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    Do you go for extra points or make sure another player can correctly identify your sketch? If you enjoy drawing games, you will appreciate the engaging game play in this one. Every player gets to both sketch and guess in every round. The roll of a die determines which item to sketch from your card. But hurry! As players complete their sketches they place them face down in the center and grab the remaining disk with the highest point value. The last player has more time to add detail, but his drawing is worth fewer points. Sketches are shuffled and randomly distributed. If a player can correctly identify his received image in one guess, both he and the artist receive the points shown on the artist's disk. The leading scorer after ten rounds wins. Well-conceived and portable, this addictive game is a great value. For 3 to 6 players.

  • Item #: 049825
    ISBN: 9781602201132
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       Chinese calligraphy is beautiful and ancient. Whether you are an art student studying the language or culture, travelling abroad or perhaps just have an interest in an introduction to writing Kaishu, this book offers clear instruction & illustrations. Kaishu is the standard script in Chinese calligraphy. Learn about famous Chinese calligraphers like Wang Xizhi (303-361) who was known as the calligraphy sage of his time. The historical information in here is fascinating! It really makes you want to learn more about writing the characters. Color photos of ancient texts are found throughout. Then you get ready to write and gather your materials: a writing brush, ink stick, paper and ink stone. Everything is important, from your posture to your mood. It will take a lot of practice, but the most basic strokes are clearly explained and shown followed by pages and pages of exercises. You may want to make your own grid paper with lines in each box for practice as shown in the book. I like this book for a middle or high school student, or even an adult, with an interest in the topic. It’s quite well done! 8.5x11”, 80pp, pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 048261
    ISBN: 9781932350234
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    Quiet, 9-year-old Gregory and his precocious sister Janet are very fond of Marta, their Ukrainian nanny. However, Marta is homesick and her old home in the Polish Ukraine, where the image of a Madonna and Child brought warmth and blessing to her home. Gregory wants Marta to stay, so he sets out on the streets of London to find a "kitchen Madonna" to make her feel at home. A touching story of childhood generosity. By Rumer Godden; 103 pgs, hc. - Lisa

  • Item #: 045049
    ISBN: 9780981856643
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      Marionettes have always fascinated me. Here’s the next best thing! On the pages of this booklet are all the characters you’ll need to reenact the story of Esther. Queen Esther, King Xerxes I, Queen Vashti, Mordecai, and Haman are printed on sturdy card stock. You just need mini brads or fasteners (such as #036358) to fasten the legs and arms to the torso, etc. The character design is gorgeous! The true-to-period costumes and meticulous illustrations are actually based on paintings or relief sculptures. Kids also have a choice! They can choose to cut out either the pre-printed pieces or color and design their own with the included black and white cut-outs. You can then attach figures to craft sticks or create your own marionettes on string, etc. This set also includes detailed descriptions of each character. The publisher’s web site provides downloadable internet-linked scripts, and companion puzzles and activities as well. A brilliant way to reinforce your Bible lessons or celebrate Purim. 24 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 041140
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      Help your children organize their day! Designed by a father of an autistic child, this visual tool complements the Time Timer® to help children grasp the concept of time and time management. Containing 70 magnetic images that include 35 Time Timer® clocks representing various predetermined time intervals and 35 actions and activities, this flexible daily planner will help children “see” how much time to spend on each task. The premise is simple. Prior to setting the timer on your Time Timer®, select up to 5 activities to be completed within a set time period. Place the magnets on the included magnetic door hanger. Next to the activity, place the magnet that displays the time you want the child to spend on this task. Set the Time Timer ®for the full time for all activities and allow your child to divide his time spent on activities following the scheduled time blocks on the door hanger. The beautiful thing about this: children of all ages and abilities will feel more in control of their hour/day as they self-monitor time spend on various tasks throughout their day.

      Magnetic Pictographs included are Time Timer® Clocks set for 5-60 minutes (in 5 minute increments) and 3 blank clocks (and red marker) to create your own set time. Specifically, there are 3 pictograms each for the 5, 10, 45 and 60 minutes; 5 each pictograms for 15, 20 and 30 minutes; and 1 each of 25, 35, 40, 50, and 55 minutes. Activity pictograms include brush teeth, car, computer time, do homework, eat, go to toilet, play alone, play outside, put away toys, put away clothes, reading, sleep, take a bath, and turn off light plus many other common tasks. Magnetic Pictograms measure 1.5x1.5” and double sided door hanger measures approximately 3 3/8x11 3/8”. Instructions included. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 037902
    ISBN: 9780143122210
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    The "father of philosophy" is brought to life by renowned historian Paul Johnson in what is much more than a mere biography. We are finally able to form a whole image of the man behind the mind – from his acceptance of his unattractive physical appearance to his surprisingly happy marriage. Along with his life, we are introduced to Socrates' city, Athens, and shown his lasting impact on Western thinking as we are effortlessly guided back and forth between the fifth century B.C. and the present. Perhaps most importantly, Johnson seeks to separate Socrates' own words from those attributed to him by his student, Plato. 194 pages, paper back – Rachel
  • Item #: 037665
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    Take a gamble on this creative card game! The goal is simple: build the best "hand" possible using the five cards you are dealt. There are 44 cards in the game, each of which includes a detailed caricature of that president along with his home state, college, number of children, height, and a fun fact. The goal is to put together a hand of the most presidents that have something in common. For example, three presidents from Virginia will beat out two presidents named Jackson and two presidents standing 5" 11" tall. Yet, five presidents who didn't attend college will beat both hands! Just reading the cards is a lot of fun too! Game playing cards are cleverly illustrated with lively images. Includes point-based "betting chips" if you want the full "poker" experience, but the game can easily be played without them. Your children are sure to learn more about our presidents through this engaging card game. I'll put my money on it! 2-5 players. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 036968
    ISBN: 9780961219895
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    This 64-page book won't take long to read, but it will remind you about how much our free enterprise depends on our freedom to make choices, and that freedom comes from God. Since He has created us in His image and likeness, we are free to make choices but responsible to Him for the choices we make and the created resources we use. From this baseline, author Tom Rose hits the highlights of properly-constituted civil government, property, freedom of exchange, competition in the marketplace, consumer choice, and profit. Lots of historical and Biblical quotes are provided as a basis for the author's opinions, and he gives examples of how these ideas have played out in the real world. This book is a good reminder of the Christian philosophy of a free enterprise system. 64 pgs, sc.

  • Item #: 034505
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    Can you balance the monkey scale? This hands-on set lets kids explore number values, addition, and subtraction—with the help of a cute little monkey balance. The 5" tall plastic balance portrays a cartoon money with his arms outstretched. The "weights" in the set are plastic numbers, with values ranging from 1 to 9. The numbers are sized and weighted proportionally; number 1 is the smallest and lightest, while the 9 is the largest and heaviest. To balance the scale, kids must hang numbers on each of the monkey's arms that equal the same amount on each side. (For example, if a 4 is hung on the left arm, the right arm needs a 3 and 1, or two 2's.). The full color 30 page playbook contains a variety of activities that use the monkey balance, plus a few using just the numbers. These begin with simple recognition and tracing of the number shapes. Then students are challenged to compare numbers and find missing numbers using the balance. Each activity is accompanied by a thumbnail image of the monkey balance holding a one or more numbers in his hands. For example, one of the early challenges shows the monkey holding the number 7 in one hand; the question is: "Which number will cause the monkey's 7 to fall? 6 or 7?". Later activities show the monkey holding a mix of numbers; students are challenged to add (or remove) the number(s) that will balance the scale. Cheerful anime-style cartoon illustrations appear throughout the book. 14 number pieces are included (2 each of 1-5; 1 each of 6-9). ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 031614
    ISBN: 9781853267482
    Retail: $5.99
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    There is something magical about the character of Sherlock Holmes. The image of the tall, thin man with a cape, carrying a magnifying glass and wearing a deerstalker is recognized immediately. He is the international icon for the detective, the crime-solver and the righter of wrongs. Since their publication, the stories of Sherlock Holmes have never been out of print; they are available in almost every language, even some in Pitman's shorthand and Braille. The Best of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twenty of the very best short stories from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Basing his selection around the list of the author's own twelve personal favorites, David Stuart Davies has added a further eight stories to Doyle's "Baker Street Dozen," creating a unique volume which distills the pure essence of the world's most famous detective. A Wordsworth Classic.

  • Item #: 028936
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    The king, queen, and dragon are ready to take the stage! This finger puppet theater set includes 18" x 4" x 13.5" stage and 3 double-sided finger puppet characters. Both the puppets and castle-shaped stage are made of sturdy board stock, and the puppets have elastic bands for easy attachment to fingers. The theater stage includes 4 framing scenes that are attached to the top with a spiral connector—just flip to change the scenery! ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 026170
    ISBN: 9780794522292
    Retail: $9.99
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    Students of all ages will be extra motivated to practice Spanish phrases once they take a look at these flash cards! What sets these cards apart is the adorable claymation-like images of animals, objects, and children in modern settings. Each 4" x 6" card features a Spanish phrase (with an accompanying illustration) on one side, with the identical image translated into English on the other side. A variety of topics are covered including colors, animals, numbers, the parts of a house, and more. The centerpiece of the set is what I call the "dialogue" or "scene" cards. These cards feature people having short conversations, with their dialogue appearing in speech bubbles. (For example, one card shows a woman asking her student where his book is; the student answers "I don't know."). Pronunciations of the words and phrases found on the cards are available on Usborne's website. The set contains 50 cards total. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 023277
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    Display your royalty with this majestic Queen Headband! The golden tiara is made of shiny metallic fabric and is lightweight and comfortable. It is decorated with gold and jewel-colored trim and encrusted with five gems in an emblem on the front and two gems on either side of the emblem. Headband measures approximately 5 ½” x 4 ¾” x 2 ½”. ~ Rachel

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 020511
    ISBN: 9781589973091
    Retail: $14.99
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    The knight in shining armor! It's hard to imagine a more masculine image. The knight embodied loyalty, courage, leadership, honesty, self-discipline, integrity, and perseverance. Author Robert Lewis wants to renew the vision that medieval fathers had for their sons. His desire stems from disappointment in his own upbringing from an "absentee" father, and he hopes that fathers today will not make the same mistake. Lewis outlines steps to bring our sons along the path to manhood just as the knights had a prescribed course of training. And just as ceremony marked the graduation of a young man from squire to knight, Lewis offers ideas for ceremonies to celebrate the passing of our sons into manhood. Consider these ideas as we prepare our sons to serve the King. 194 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 016186
    ISBN: 9781910706077
    Retail: $16.95
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    Shakespeare can be a tough read, but when you can see the characters with all of their emotions and the actions, it starts to make a lot more sense for the reader. Including only the most relevant scenes, this 5-in-1 Shakespeare collection does an amazing job of visually demonstrating some of his most popular plays. The dialogue is in the original voice with a modern version as a footnote and sometimes in the graphic panel itself. I found myself completely ignoring the translation because the images were so dramatic and engaging! It doesn't look like a modern comic book. The colors are subdued and there are no super powers. The 5 plays include: Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night's Dream. 191pp, 8" x 11" pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 009794
    ISBN: 9781632206046
    Retail: $16.99
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      Grant and Lee are the most well-known generals from the Civil War, yet few know them beyond their roles on America’s battlefields. This biography / history delves deeper, giving accurate insight into their personalities, achievements, and opinions before, during, and after the war. The book begins with a look at both men’s the youth before alternating between them. In storybook fashion, both men are developed chapter-by-chapter, giving a clearer picture of each. Quotes, supplemented letters, and a fair smattering of pictures complete the image. Character is a core focus of the book; Lee, for example, is portrayed in a rather glowing manner: “If his manner was somewhat austere, his men found him a perfect Southern gentleman—kind, generous, and modest.” However, any failings and other small details (such as Grant’s difficulty with alcohol) paint a compelling picture of both. This is an excellent, unintimidating biography. 155 pgs, sc.

  • Item #: 009320
    ISBN: 9780441627400
    Retail: $9.99
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    Everyone has heard of Camelot and King Arthur, Kay and Merlyn, and Guinevere and Lancelot. This epic tale will introduce you to the other less familiar characters of King Arthur's time - Gawain and Gaharis, King Pellinore and Morgan le Fary, and a long list of other characters entwined in this fantasy masterpiece. Contains The Sword and the Stone, The Queen of Air and Darkness, The Ill-Made Knight, and The Candle in the Wind. 639 pgs.

  • Item #: 005582
    Retail: $19.99
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    Compile your home favorites in this wonderful binder. I love the charm of the color palette: dark red, cream, an old-gold yellow, olive green, khaki/tan, and even a little burlap-print inside. It would be lovely for anyone! The binder is a handy size at 8.5”x 9.5”x 2” with 3-rings. Inside are 40 clear 2-pocket recipe card pages, 40 recipe cards (4”x 6”), 4 tabbed dividers to personalize, and a handy conversion chart in a clear sleeve. You could include a photo below each recipe! Image the face of Aunt Mary below her famous potato salad or Grampa Dan’s secret BBQ recipe with his face there to remember every time you use it. Ask everyone in the family to contribute their favorite recipe if you don’t have too many of your own. Perfect for a wedding or graduation gift too! ~ Sara

  • Item #: 003623
    ISBN: 9781883934132
    Retail: $10.99
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    "True happiness is not found in money, power, or fame. It is a precious gift from God, available to all who learn to hear His voice and obey His calling." These wise words and many others are what you'll find throughout this personal devotional for teenage men. Through short, captivating stories, Bob Schultz offers much counsel in the area of happiness, relationships, self-image, and contentment. Each of the 36 lessons starts out with an inspiring quote, a personal life story which leads into reflections on scripture, ending with a key verse and several reflection questions. Would be a great book for fathers to go through with their sons! Pb, 223 pages.