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Written in expressive verse, We Pray invites children and their parents to explore some of the unique aspects of Orthodox Christian prayer life. Through reflections on topics like icons, the Jesus Prayer, and the liturgy, children are invited to see the beauty in our way of praying and understand better the purpose of Orthodox prayer.
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)
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 [...]
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.