Friday, March 13, 2020

"She Believed" by Jean Fischer

This is a special bonus review! We typically do not review short children’s books or books under a certain length, but because we love and promote the book connecting to this new children’s book, we are sharing a little review of it. We hope you enjoy!
About this book:

  “Girls are world-changers! . . . And this delightful storybook proves it!
  Just for the girls in your life, ages 5 and up, this collection of twelve extraordinary stories of women of faith will empower girls to know and understand how women have made a difference in the world and how much smaller our faith would be without them. Colorful illustrations complement the true stories of these twelve amazing women:
Gladys Aylward, missionary to China
Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross
Catherine Booth, cofounder of The Salvation Army
Amy Carmichael, missionary to India
Fanny Crosby, blind hymn-writer
Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing
Edith Schaeffer, cofounder of L’Abri ministry in Switzerland
Mary Slessor, missionary to Africa
Corrie ten Boom, Dutch watchmaker who helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust of WWII
Mother Teresa, Catholic nun and missionary
Sojourner Truth, Civil Rights leader
Harriet Tubman, leader of the Underground Railroad
  The stories of these courageous women will encourage and inspire young girls to become the world-changers God created them to be!”

Series: Connected to “100 Extraordinary Stories for Courageous Girls” by Jean Fischer. This is a younger version of that non-fiction book.  

Spiritual Content- All about women of faith (such as Gladys Aylward, Amy Carmichael, Fanny Crosby, Mother Teresa, and more) and how their faiths were active in their lives and callings; Each page has a bit about the woman, how this story can teach young readers about God, and a Scripture; ‘H’s are capitalized when referring to God; All about God & these amazing women’s faiths; Mentions of witnessing, missionaries, & the mission field; Mentions of prayers & praying; Mentions of Bibles, Bible reading, & Bible studies; Mentions of churches, ministers/pastors, & Sunday school; Mentions of Heaven; Mentions of sins; Mentions of hymns & those who wrote them; A couple mentions of Jews;
             *Note: On Catherine Booth’s page, it mentions that she believed God saw men and women as equal, one not better than the other, and she began to preach even though many people believed that women should not be minsters in the 1800s.

Negative Content- Mentions of wars & deaths; A few mentions of slavery & slaves; A couple mentions of prison camps.

Sexual Content- N/A

                  Written in a bedtime story/devotional format
                                                        29 pages

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My personal Rating-

I love sharing about “100 Extraordinary Stories for Courageous Girls”, so when I saw that there was going to be a younger version, I was quite excited! “She Believed” was a really sweet and short book that would be great for bedtime stories or learning a bit more about women of faith. This series has been very encouraging to see published and I hope there will be a sequel to the main book soon. :)

See y’all on Monday with a new review!

*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.

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