NIV, Faithgirlz! Bible: Revised Edition, Hardcover: New International Version by Nancy N. RueNIV, Faithgirlz! Bible: Revised Edition, Hardcover: New International Version by Nancy N. Rue

NIV, Faithgirlz! Bible: Revised Edition, Hardcover: New International Version

Contribution byNancy N. Rue

Hardcover | March 11, 2012

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Every girl wants to know she’s totally unique and special. This Bible says that with Faithgirlz! sparkle. Through the many in-text features found only in the Faithgirlz! Bible, girls will grow closer to God as they discover the journey of a lifetime. Features include: • Book introductions—Read about the who, when, where, and what of each book. • Dream Girl—Use your imagination to put yourself in the story. • Bring It On!—Take quizzes to really get to know yourself. • Is There a Little (Eve, Ruth, Isaiah) in You?—See for yourself what you have in common. • Words to Live By—Check out these Bible verses that are great for memorizing. • What Happens Next?—Create a list of events to tell a Bible story in your own words. • Oh, I Get It!—Find answers to Bible questions you've wondered about. • The complete NIV translation • Features written by bestselling author Nancy Rue

Nancy Rue has written over 100 books for girls, is the editor of the Faithgirlz Bible, and is a popular speaker and radio guest with her expertise in tween and teen issues. She and husband, Jim, have raised a daughter of their own and now live in Tennessee.
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Title:NIV, Faithgirlz! Bible: Revised Edition, Hardcover: New International VersionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1504 pages, 8.8 × 5.75 × 1.5 inPublished:March 11, 2012Publisher:ZonderkidzLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310722365

ISBN - 13:9780310722366

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Bible for the Tween Girl! Let’s face it, boys and girls learn things in different ways, and this Bible puts the emphasis on how girls learn. It uses the standard NIV for the Scriptural text, so I won’t be commenting very much on that, other than to say that it is a very popular English translation of the Bible, and it is very easy to read, and is appropriate to the age being aimed at for this Bible... the tween girl. Bibles by theme like this are all about the additional notes. The ones added here are perfect for a young woman in her tweens (9 to 12). There are notes called “Dream Girl” that plays on the imagination, and asks questions to try to get girls to think about what something in Bible time would have been like. It goes through a story, and puts it in modern novel-like structure. “Bring It On!” is a kind of self examination quiz. It asks a question about how the girl would behave in a certain situation and gives them three possible answers. Then on the next page, based on the answer they chose there is a scripture reference to look up to guide them in that choice. “Oh, I Get It!” is a set of notes that expands on items in the text and uses modern biblical scholarship. Each book of the bible has in introduction. This kind of thing is pretty much standard in bibles today. They contain a who wrote the book, when it was written, where it takes place, the main characters (Cool Characters), Bad guys to watch for, the main point of the book, and how it connects to the rest of the bible. This kind of thing is really important for studying the Bible. “Treasure This!” suggests certain verses that would be good for memory. Part of the Bible is that we can identify with some of the characters, and either learn from their mistakes, or follow after their successes. “Is There a Little (Insert Character Name) in You?” These are little summaries of some of the people throughout the Bible, with some key traits from their life. “In Your Own Words” is a way for a girl to test her understanding of a Bible. Basically, she would read the story, and then choose three words to summarize it so that she could tell it to someone else later. The layout and composition of this bible is all done in pinks and flowers and flourishes. I did find it interesting to read some of the more serious subtitles that the NIV has, be written in pink. Truth be told, other than the lack of appeal to a boy reader because of all the pink, a boy or a girl could learn a lot from all of the notes. This is definitely a bible for the tween girl today, and I recommend it for anyone looking for a bible for study for the young tween lady in their life. I was provided a complimentary copy of this bible by B & B Media Group for my review. I was free to review it as I saw it.
Date published: 2012-06-06