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Interns Needed!

We are looking for two interns for this winter and spring! We hope to provide a great opportunity for young writers to hone their skills, as well as learn the business of blogging.  We’re looking for teens between the ages of 16 and 19–one male, one female. Interns can expect to do some dirty work behind […]

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Reviewing School Book Lists, Part Four: Reading is Spiritual Warfare

Reviewing School Book Lists: Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Part Four.  This post is the final installment in a series about the senior high school student Nathan Austin and the role literature played in his death. A Picture of Reading A child. Curled up in a couch. Nestled in an old oak tree with a […]

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Reviewing School Book Lists, Part Three: The List

Reviewing School Book Lists: Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Part Four.  In the previous part of this series, I acquainted our readers with a young man named Nathan Austin.  Nathan was negatively influenced by the books he read his senior year of high school, and because of that influence along with other factors, he ended up […]

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Fall Book Lists! Books to Lighten Your Kids’ Book Bags.

Are your kids’ book bags feeling heavy this fall?  How bout a few enjoyable reads to lighten the load? Thanks to each of the Redeemedreader writers who helped me put this list together!  We very much hope you and your kids will appreciate this short list of fun yet faith-friendly backpack additions. Picture Books (Ages […]

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Reviewing School Book Lists, Part Two: Death of a Son

Reviewing School Book Lists: Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Part Four.  (SUICIDE LIFELINE: 1-800-273-8255) Death of a Son On Monday morning, April 2, 2012, rumors swirled at Westwood High School that Nathan Austin, a senior, had died. Perhaps even taken his own life. Several teachers hurried to the principal’s office to find out the truth […]

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The Giver: Radio Review & Resource Round Up

RESOURCE ROUND UP Looking for a short summary?  Try Emily’s 8 min radio review for TW&E. For more depth, see Hayley’s teen discussion and summary. To orient yourself to the book and find discussion questions, see Valen’s book review and discussion questions. TALK AMONGST YOURSELVES: Let us know whether your family plans to see the […]

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SRC Winners!

Thanks to everyone who read along with us this summer!  Whether or not you finished the challenge, we are grateful for each family that participated…and we hope that next year will be even better!  In the meantime, though, here are the winners for this year’s prizes.  I decided to award prizes to families instead of […]

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Reviewing School Book Lists, Part One

Reviewing School Book Lists: Part One. Part Two. Part Three. Part Four.  And the Winner Is…A Clockwork Orange? Since Janie Cheaney and I founded this website back in 2011, one of the top three posts has consistently been an early post on A Clockwork Orange.  I don’t think the post is especially perceptive or well-written; it’s […]

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Summer Reading Challenge Finale & Prizes

**Because we weren’t able to send out a newsletter this week, we have decided to extend the deadline for this to Wed, August 6.  Please let us know if your child completed the challenge by then!**  Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) […]

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SRC Week 6, Teen List: The Giver and Genesis in Space and Time

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Week Five: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Week Six: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Welcome to our discussion of our final […]

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SRC, Week 6: Time Travel Devotional (Finale!)

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: 1) Kids. 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Week Five: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional. Week Six: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.   TIME TRAVEL DEVOTIONAL #5:  Jesus, the […]

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