The Orthodox Church’s hymns of the prefeast and feast of the Nativity of our Lord celebrate and proclaim in word and song the celestial joy of the incarnation. These beloved texts, so wonderfully illustrated by Niko Chocheli, are filled with beauty and power. They tell in a touching way of the all-embracing participation of creatures [...]
by Laura E. Wolfe Many centuries ago in the wilds of Africa, a startling and mystical friendship developed between a lion and a saint. St. Gerasim served the lion by removing a thorn from its paw, and in turn the lion served St. Gerasim and his monastery for the rest of his life. This small [...]
Within every heart is a hidden garden. We can neglect it until the weeds take over and the flowers wither and die. Or, with the help of Christ, we can care for it and make it a place of beauty, grace, and joy. This charming parable will encourage children (and adults) to open the gate [...]
Hope’s theme of life, moving through seeming death to a new and more beautiful life, has touched the hearts of millions of people. Hope for the Flowers is for young and old, husbands and wives. It’s a book to learn to read with, or to comfort those who are dying or grieving. In the tale, [...]
Whitney and some friends pull a prank on the “teacher’s pet” because they are jealous of her. Through her Emerald Bible Whitney is transported to the story of Joseph and his brothers, where she learns that nothing good comes from jealousy, and that different people have different talents and gifts. Ages 8-12.
In helping Solomon solve a dilemma, Whitney learns that she must confess to cheating on a math quiz. Ages 8-12.
Whitney, along with her friends, makes fun of a computer nerd who is always well prepared for class. Later, in reading her Emerald Bible, she is transported to the story of Noah and the Ark, where she stows away. She learns that everyone made fun of Noah, too, but that he was the only one [...]
Learns to Stand up forHerself Therese Johnson Borchard By helping David fight the giant, Whitney gains the courage to confront an intimidating group of girls at school. Ages 8-12.
Therese Johnson Borchard Whitney, who has just moved to Chicago, is apprehensive about her first day in fifth grade in a new school. When she opens her Emerald Bible to the story of Jonah and the Whale, she is transported there, with Jonah, as she learns a lesson about runn…
In this volume of this biblical time-travel series, soccer star Whitney becomes an elitist on the field and is whisked back to the Tower of Babel to see the results of pride. Ages 8-12. THERESE BORCHARD (More from this Author)
Only a few more days left till summer vacation begins, and what a summer this will be! Philo’s cousins are coming for a visit and he has plans for weeks of non-stop fun. Sadly, things don’t always go according to plans. Philo will soon discover that health issues can try to steal our happiness. Thank [...]