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Episode 162: Courtney Siebring Interview and How Each Life Is Important

In this episode, we interview Courtney Siebring whose book Little Spark of Life just launched in September. She shares so many good things in this interview! You won’t want to miss it! Our Guest: Courtney Siebring Courtney Siebring is a creative artist currently living in Colorado Springs with her husband and daughter.  Herdebut children’s book, Little Spark […]

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Episode 132: Interview with Dennis Conrad and the Importance of “In God We Trust”

In this episode we talk with Dennis Conrad, author of the new “In God We Trust” Series of books. His first book is a great story of faith from the Civil War era about the Two Cent Piece coin. Our Guest: Dennis Conrad Dennis began writing stories for children in 2007. Over the years, he

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Episode 119: September Emphases – Craniofacial Awareness and Hispanic Heritage

In this episode we discuss two of the topics emphasized in the month of September and some great books that go along with them: Craniofacial Awareness and Hispanic Heritage. Plus we have a giveaway! Check it out, enter the giveaway, and find links below. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript with Links: Welcome to “Books

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Episode 118: Back to School and Helping Our Children become Compassionate Classmates

In this episode of “Books that Spark,” we look at some back-to-school books that will help our children think about being compassionate and caring toward others, seeing needs and meeting them. Comment below to enter our September giveaway. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript with Links: Welcome to “Books That Spark,” a podcast for parents and

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Episode 117: Discussion of A Wolf Story (A Book for Older Kids) and Our Book Club

In this episode we discuss a wonderful novel for older elementary through young adult ages. It is included in this month’s book club featured in our monthly newsletter. If you do not receive our newsletter, you can join our mailing list in the column to the right of this post. Book Discussed in This Episode:

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Episode 115: Introducing the “Books that Spark” Book Club

In this episode of “Books that Spark,” we introduce our new Book Club! To be a part, you can sign up for our mailing list at terriehellardbrown.com. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript with Links: Welcome to “Books That Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion,

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Episode 110: Enjoying the Fun of Wordless Books with Our Children

In this episode we explore the world of wordless picture books. It is a fun genre that allows our children to practice telling stories and helps them explore visual details in the illustrations. Books Discussed in This Episode Transcript with Links Welcome to “Books That Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that

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Episode 109: Interview with Elizabeth Urbanowicz and Helping Our Kids Think Critically, Part 2

In this episode we continue our conversation with Elizabeth Urbanowicz, founder and CEO of Foundation Worldview about helping our children learn to think critically while building a Christian world view. She gives us some great pointers on talking with our children about important questions leading to critical thinking and effective reasoning even with our youngest little

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Episode 108: Interview with Elizabeth Urbanowicz and Helping Kids Think Critically, Part 1

In this episode we talk with Elizabeth Urbanowicz, founder and CEO of Foundation Worldview. She’s an educator and apologist who has written curriculum to help children grow in their critical thinking skills and in creating a Biblical worldview. This Week’s Guest: Elizabeth Urbanowicz Elizabeth Urbanowicz is a follower of Jesus who is passionate about equipping kids to

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Episode 107: Interview with Kathleen Long Bostrom about the Newbery Medal

This episode begins our 3rd year of “Books that Spark”! In this episode we chat again with author Kathleen Long Bostrom, this time about the prestigious Newbery Medal awarded each year to a children’s author. Our Guest: Kathleen Long Bostrom Kathleen Long Bostrom, a Presbyterian minister who now writes fulltime, followed her dreams and created

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