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NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?
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Rebirth of an old question; in need of refreshing IMO. What novels / fiction works have you added to your church library in the past few years?Which books do you have in your collection which don't…Continue

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Bruce Paddle replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"A good caution to bear in mind! Thank you Amanda!"
Apr 7
Bruce Paddle replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"I appreciate your suggestions Cathy. Charles Martin is a name that is new to me; I'll have to check him out. Having looked over award winning books in the past, I have to agree with your comment on Caldecott winners especially.  Thank you."
Apr 7
Bruce Paddle replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"Thank you for this Linda."
Apr 7
Amanda replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"They have some transgender books that are award winners now, so make sure you look up what the book is about before you buy and stock"
Mar 30
Cathy Smith replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"A great place to start, for children's books anyway, are the Newbery and Caldecott award winners.  I can't think of a single Caldecott winner (the illustrator receives this award, so these are picture books) that would be…"
Mar 29
Linda S replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"Although this series is historically based, It may be too intense in subject matter and how prejudice is portrayed, depending on your church and your setting. Each church is a bit different. Some churches may have no issue with the content. The…"
Mar 29
Bruce Paddle replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"Thank you, Linda - I'm not familiar with these titles; I'll have to look them up on the amazon site.  I appreciate your suggestions."
Mar 29
Linda S replied to the discussion 'NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?'
"Hi Bruce,  Our small church library has added for the Youth (teenagers), Little Women and Rolling Thunder, Hear my Cry and its sequel.  We plan to add the Little House books for the Junior youth (8 - 12 year…"
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"Quite an informative video. Thanks for adding this Jenn.  At one time, I was an avid reader using Toronto's library system. As a youngster, my mom often took me to a branch at Yonge & Lawrence (I believe it was). Great memories!"
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NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?

Rebirth of an old question; in need of refreshing IMO. What novels / fiction works have you added to your church library in the past few years?Which books do you have in your collection which don't have Christian authors (necessarily) or 'Christian related' themes which you have nonetheless included due to their literary value?Since I'm just beginning (first 6 months) to build a new church library, I'd appreciate your insight on this. I have many donated books to wade through at this point; no…See More
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Bruce Paddle replied to the discussion '"Worldly" Christian novels????'
"Any chance that someone could update this list? I see that it's over 2 years old now; newer books which you can recommend? We're just beginning to purchase newer books for our church library. bhp  thanks you!"
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At 7:53am on March 18, 2018, Morlee Maynard said…

Good news! Eva Nell is working on new mediagraphies!

 
 
 

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