Honey for a Child's Heart: The Imaginative Use of Books in Family Life

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Harper Collins, Jun 1, 2010 - Religion - 256 pages
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Family favorite now revised and updated, including an annotated list of books for ages 0-12Everything parents need to know to find the best books for their childrenSince its publication in 1969, this has been an essential guide for parents wanting to find the best books for their children. Now in its fourth edition, Honey for a Child’s Heart discusses everything from the ways reading affects both children’s view of the world and their imagination to how to choose good books. Illustrated with drawings from dozens of favorites, it includes an indexed and updated list of the best new books on the market and the classics that you want your children to enjoy. Author Gladys Hunt’s tastes are broad, her advice is rooted in experience, and her suggestions will enrich the cultural and spiritual life of any home.
 

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I'm always looking for more children's book lists.  Don't ask me why; I've got a to-read list a mile long already.  But I heard of this, and my library had it, so I tried it.  As best as I can tell ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mrs C - Christianbook.com

I had borrowed a previous edition from a friend and I knew I just had to buy it! I love this book. It's full of great titles for books for every grade level and topic of study. A must have for every parent or homeschooler! Read full review

Contents

How to Use the Book List
Ages 03
Ages 48
Ages 48
First Books for Beginning Readers
Ages 912
Ages 912
Ages 912

The Pleasure of a Shared Adventure
Honey from the Rock
Who Influences Your Children?
Making Decisions about Books
BestLoved Books for Children
Index of Authors
Index of Book Titles
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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Gladys Hunt was a well-known author and speaker. Her books include Honey for a Woman’s Heart, Honey for a Teen’s Heart, and Honey for a Child’s Heart (revised edition). She also wrote numerous Bible study guides for the Fisherman and Lifeguide series. She lived with her husband, Keith, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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