On the Shelf for September
Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love by Anna Whiston-Donaldson
This 2014 memoir recounts the day when a 12-year-old boy is swept away in a freak neighborhood flood. His family is left to wrestle with the awful questions: How could God let this happen? And, Can we ever be happy again? With this unforgettable account of a family’s love and longing, Anna will draw you deeper into a divine goodness that keeps us—beyond all earthly circumstances—safe.
Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World by Gary Chapman
In this digital age, children are spending more and more time interacting with a screen rather than a parent. Technology has the potential to add value to our families, but it can also erode a sense of togetherness and hinder a child's emotional growth. Today's screens aren't just in our living rooms; they are in our pockets. Now is the time to equip your child to live with screen time, not for screen time.