Picture Books

I’ll help you find wonderful picture books of all kinds, especially stories that include people of faith and people with disabilities.



A Miracle at Bates Memorial: A story of sensory kids at church

A Miracle at Bates Memorial: A story of sensory kids at church

If you have a sensory kid, a child who with sensory processing differences, your child may struggle with behavioral expectations at church. You may have worried that your child would have a complete and total meltdown at church. Your child may have actually had a...
Some of my favorite Christmas picture books

Some of my favorite Christmas picture books

When my children were young, I gave them each a Christmas picture book on St. Nicholas Day. I’d wrap the books, and they’d find them at their seat at the breakfast table. I still love Christmas picture books. Here are a few of my favorites. (The book...
The Queen and the First Christmas Tree: A true princess story

The Queen and the First Christmas Tree: A true princess story

You know Nancy Churnin already because of The William Hoy Story. The subtitle of her newest book, The Queen and the First Christmas Tree is “Queen Charlotte’s Gift to England.” Queen Charlotte? How could I not have known that there was once a Queen Charlotte? She must...
Can a children’s book get William Hoy into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Can a children’s book get William Hoy into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Guest post by Nancy Churnin, author of The William Hoy Story A dream can change your life. It doesn’t even have start out as your dream. But if you let the dream into your heart, you can make it your own. That’s when amazing things start to happen. In 2003 I found out...
The Great Big Book of Families

The Great Big Book of Families

There are so many reasons to share picture books with your children. Picture books build your child’s vocabulary and improve your child’s reasoning skills. They provide an engaging activity for quiet times and for settling down to sleep. And they allow you to teach...
Sweet Song: A story of St. Romanos the Melodist

Sweet Song: A story of St. Romanos the Melodist

Jane G. Meyer’s Sweet Song is a sweet story about St. Romanos the Melodist. St. Romanos lived in the sixth century, and there isn’t a lot known about him for sure. He is said to have composed over 1,000 hymns celebrating the saints and feasts of the Church. Fewer than...

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