Honey For A Child's Heart: The Imaginative Use of Books in Family Life

Paperback | April 29, 2002

byGladys Hunt

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Family favorite now revised and updated, including an annotated list of books for ages 0-12Everything parents need to know to find the best books for their childrenSince its publication in 1969, this has been an essential guide for parents wanting to find the best books for their children. Now in its fourth edition, Honey for a Child's Heart discusses everything from the ways reading affects both children's view of the world and their imagination to how to choose good books. Illustrated with drawings from dozens of favorites, it includes an indexed and updated list of the best new books on the market and the classics that you want your children to enjoy. Author Gladys Hunt's tastes are broad, her advice is rooted in experience, and her suggestions will enrich the cultural and spiritual life of any home.

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Family favorite now revised and updated, including an annotated list of books for ages 0-12Everything parents need to know to find the best books for their childrenSince its publication in 1969, this has been an essential guide for parents wanting to find the best books for their children. Now in its fourth edition, Honey for a Child's...

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Family favorite now revised and updated, including an annotated list of books for ages 0-12 Everything parents need to know to find the best books for their children Since its publication in 1969, this has been an essential guide for parents wanting to find the best books for their children. Now in its fourth edition, Honey for a Chi...

Gladys Hunt was a well-known author and speaker. Her books include Honey for a Woman's Heart, Honey for a Teen's Heart, and Honey for a Child's Heart (revised edition). She also wrote numerous Bible study guides for the Fisherman and Lifeguide series. She lived with her husband, Keith, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:April 29, 2002Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310242460

ISBN - 13:9780310242468

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Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . 9Foreword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Part One:Using Books to Help Children Grow1. Bequest of Wings . . . . . . . . .172. Milk and Honey . . . . . . . . . .253. What Makes a Good Book? . . . 414. Fantasy and Realism . . . . . . . 555. Poetry . . . . . . . . 656. The Pleasure of a Shared Adventure. . 757. Honey from the Rock. . . . . . . . . 838. Who Influences Your Children? . . . 939. Making Decisions about Books . . . . . 101Part Two:Best-Loved Books for Children10. How to Use the Book List . . . . . . . 11111. A Child's First Books: Ages 0-3 . . . . . 11512. Picture Book Classics: Ages 4-8 . . . . . . 12113. More Favorite Picture Books: Ages 4-8 . . . . . . 12914. First Books for Beginning Readers. . . . . . . . 15315. Classic Children's Novels: Ages 9-12. . . . . . . 15916. More Great Books for IntermediateReaders: Ages 9-12 . . . . . . 16917. Stories for Animal Lovers: Ages 9-12. . . . . . . . . . . 17918. Historical Novels: Ages 9-12 . . . . . . . . 18519. Fantasy Novels: Ages 9-12 . . . . . . . 19120. Young Adult Novels: Ages 12-14 . . . . . . . . 19721. Poetry Is for Pleasure . . . . . . . 21122. Nourishing Your Children's Spiritual Life. . . . . . . . 21523. A Book List for Special Occasions . . . . . . . . . 221Index of Authors . . . . . . . 233Index of Book Titles . . . . . . . 239