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

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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."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 182.9 x 228.6 x 20.3mm | 272.16g
  • ZONDERVAN
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 4th annotated edition
  • B & W illustrations
  • 0310242460
  • 9780310242468
  • 85,336

About Gladys Hunt

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.show more

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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.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . 9Foreword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Part One:Using Books to Help Children Grow1. Bequest of Wings . . . . . . . . .172. Milk and Honey . . . . . . . . . .253. What Makes a Good Book? . . . 414. Fantasy and Realism . . . . . . . 555. Poetry . . . . . . . . 656. The Pleasure of a Shared Adventure. . 757. Honey from the Rock. . . . . . . . . 838. Who Influences Your Children? . . . 939. Making Decisions about Books . . . . . 101Part Two:Best-Loved Books for Children10. How to Use the Book List . . . . . . . 11111. A Childâs First Books: Ages 0â3 . . . . . 11512. Picture Book Classics: Ages 4â8 . . . . . . 12113. More Favorite Picture Books: Ages 4â8 . . . . . . 12914. First Books for Beginning Readers. . . . . . . . 15315. Classic Childrenâs Novels: Ages 9â12. . . . . . . 15916. More Great Books for IntermediateReaders: Ages 9â12 . . . . . . 16917. Stories for Animal Lovers: Ages 9â12. . . . . . . . . . . 17918. Historical Novels: Ages 9â12 . . . . . . . . 18519. Fantasy Novels: Ages 9â12 . . . . . . . 19120. Young Adult Novels: Ages 12â14 . . . . . . . . 19721. Poetry Is for Pleasure . . . . . . . 21122. Nourishing Your Childrenâs Spiritual Life. . . . . . . . 21523. A Book List for Special Occasions . . . . . . . . . 221Index of Authors . . . . . . . 233Index of Book Titles . . . . . . . 239show more

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