Item description for Bible Stories for Growing Kids by Francine Rivers, Shannon Rivers Coiboin & Jill Tweeten...
Overview Retells Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, each of which is followed by a "growing time" section that includes interesting facts, the moral of the story, and discussion questions.
Publishers Description From this gifted mother-daughter team of Francine Rivers and Shannon Rivers Coibion come the Bible stories youll want to share with the growing kids in your life. Meet thirty important people from the Old and New testaments--some of them famous Bible figures like Abraham and Paul, and others unsung heroes like Amos and Priscilla. The stories will capture kids hearts and minds, and the "Growing Time" sections will help them apply the lessons of each story so they can live for God today
Community Description From this gifted mother-daughter team of Francine Rivers and Shannon Rivers Coibion come the Bible stories you'll want to share with the growing kids in your life. Meet thirty important people from the Old and New testaments--some of them famous Bible figures like Abraham and Paul, and others unsung heroes like Amos and Priscilla. The stories will capture kids' hearts and minds, and the "Growing Time" sections will help them apply the lessons of each story so they can live for God today!
Perfect for ages kids 6 to 10. Includes an introduction by Francine for adults and a letter from Shannon to young readers. Discussion points help readers discover the importance of following the positive role models and not following the negative ones. Scripture index included.
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Format: Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
Studio: Oasis Audio
Running Time: 240.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.48" Width: 5.66" Height: 0.66" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 2007
Publisher OASIS AUDIO #514
ISBN 1598593005 ISBN13 9781598593006
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More About Francine Rivers, Shannon Rivers Coiboin & Jill Tweeten
Francine Rivers began her literary career at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Journalism. From 1976 to 1985, she had a successful writing career in the general market and her books were awarded or nominated for numerous awards and prizes. Although raised in a religious home, Francine did not truly encounter Christ until later in life, when she was already a wife, mother of three, and an established romance novelist. Shortly after becoming a born-again Christian in 1986, Francine wrote Redeeming Love as her statement of faith. First published by Bantam Books, and then re-released by Multnomah Publishers in the mid- 1990s, this retelling of the biblical story of Gomer and Hosea set during the time of the California Gold Rush is now considered a classic work of Christian fiction and continues to be one of the Christian Booksellers Association’s top-selling titles; it has held a spot on the Christian bestseller list for nearly a decade.
Since Redeeming Love, Francine has published more than 20 novels with Christian themes - all bestsellers- and she has continued to win both industry acclaim and reader loyalty around the globe. Her Christian novels have been awarded or nominated for numerous awards including the RITA Award, the Christy Award, the ECPA Gold Medallion, and the Holt Medallion in Honor of Outstanding Literary Talent. In 1997, after winning her third RITA award for Inspirational Fiction, Francine was inducted into the Romance Writers’ of America Hall of Fame. In 2007, the feature-length film version of her novel The Last Sin Eater was released in theaters by Fox Faith. In March 2010, Francine officially became a New York Times bestselling author, when Her Mother’s Hope debuted at #12 on the hardcover fiction bestsellers lists. The sequel, Her Daughter’s Dream, debuted at #12 on the same list just 6 months later, in September, 2010. Francine’s novels have been translated into over twenty different languages and she enjoys best-seller status in many foreign countries including Germany, The Netherlands, and South Africa.
Francine and her husband Rick live in Northern California and enjoy the time spent with their three grown children and every opportunity to spoil their five grandchildren. She uses her writing to draw closer to the Lord, and that through her work she might worship and praise Jesus for all He has done and is doing in her life.
Francine Rivers currently resides in the state of California. Francine Rivers was born in 1947.
Francine Rivers has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Bible Stories for Growing Kids?
Love it! Jun 3, 2008
We are in the middle of this one and are really enjoying it! My 6 1/2 year old son really likes these stories! The illustrations are beautiful and the "growing time" section after each story tells interesting facts, asks questions and helps your child apply the lessons to his/her own life. If you are looking for a nice collection of bible stories and your child has outgrown the really "kiddie" versions, this is a great chioce!
Great author does a nice job for kids! Jan 2, 2008
I haven't gotten a chance to listen to all of the cds, but from what I've heard so far I really like. Some of the stories are told from a characters perspective (what Francine Rivers is so well known for!), the only thing I would say is that its probably a little over my 5 year olds head for that reason (she doesn't understand why Mariam is telling Moses' story, etc) but I play them for her at night anyway- what can it hurt??? I look forward to using them often when she is a little older.
a bit disappointed Sep 26, 2007
Francine Rivers is one of my favorite story tellers, but I was disappointed in the art work in the book. I don't know what I expected, but I felt it was a bit cartoon-like.
Review of Bible Stories for growing kids Sep 21, 2007
This book is really wonderful. It tells they story about Bible characters. It covers a lot of information that is not touched on in the typical books of Bible stories. It brings out the lesser known stories and covers the common ones from a different prespective. I have always loved Francine Rivers work so I wasn't suprised to find this book absolutely delightful, inspirational and well written.
Just what Mom ordered Sep 20, 2007
My daughter was looking for simple Bible Studies for her children. This fit the bill.