Picture Books

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



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...
Teaching children with children’s books

Teaching children with children’s books

Guest post by Angela Isaacs, author of I Pray Today and Goodnight Jesus. I’m a bookworm – reading is my superpower. Whenever I tackle a new task, I turn to books. When I took up gardening, I cleared out our public library. When my husband and I were catechumens,...
I Pray Today: A board book for giving and for reading

I Pray Today: A board book for giving and for reading

As far as I’m concerned, a book is the perfect gift for every occasion. And if the occasion is a baby shower or a baptism or a toddler’s birthday, I Pray Today, is the perfect gift. The names on the cover of I Pray Today might look familiar to you. The book was...
The United States v. Jackie Robinson: Court martial of an American hero

The United States v. Jackie Robinson: Court martial of an American hero

With so many famous people, we know just one story. At least, that’s true for me. I know about Paul Revere’s famous ride, and Betsy Ross’s famous flag. I know that Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon, and that Jackie Robinson was the first Black...

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