Tag Archives | Japan

Contest Winners and More

$20 Bookshelf Challenge Winner Today is the big day for one Redeemed Reader: the announcement of our $20 Bookshelf Challenge winner.  Thank you to everyone who gave it a try, especially Alane who was the first runner-up.  (Alane, I’ll email you with my idea for a consolation prize…) First place goes to Cathy for her […]

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When God Shakes a Nation: Real Relief for Japan

I have been praying for Japan over the last few days, as I know many of you have.   In particular, I have been praying for Grace City Church in Tokyo where my friends Roger and Abi Lowther are missionary artists.  (In case you’re wondering, that just means that they use their gifts in music to […]

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Newbery Roundup:Heart of a Samurai

The Newbery Award, given by the American Library Association for “the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature” during the previous year, is still the gold standard for teachers and librarians, and an interesting cultural marker. Some years the medal (or actually medals, since there are usually 2-4 honor books chosen as well) goes to authors […]

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