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

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Zondervan, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 251 pages
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Family favorite now revised and updated, including an annotated list of books for ages 0-12 Everything parents need to know to find the best books for their children Since 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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Excellent reference book! - Goodreads
filled with good advice and a great list of titles! - Goodreads
The reference at the end is invaluable! - Goodreads

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Contents

Using Books to Help Children Grow
15
Bequest of Wings
17
Milk and Honey
25
What Makes a Good Book?
41
Fantasy and Realism
55
Poetry
65
The Pleasure of a Shared Adventure
75
Honey from the Rock
83
Picture Book Classics Ages 48
121
More Favorite Picture Books Ages 48
129
First Books for Beginning Readers
153
Classic Childrens Novels Ages 912
159
More Great Books for Intermediate Readers Ages 912
169
Stories for Animal Lovers Ages 912
179
Historical Novels Ages 912
185
Fantasy Novels Ages 912
191

Who Influences Your Children?
93
Making Decisions about Books
101
BestLoved Books for Children
109
How to Use the Book List
111
Childs First Books Ages 03
115
Young Adult Novels Ages 1214
197
Poetry Is for Pleasure
211
Nourishing Your Childrens Spiritual Life
215
A Book List for Special Occasions
221
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About the author (2002)

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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