Monday, December 12, 2011

A is for Adam, B is for Bible

i knew this was going to be a good book before i even saw it because the enemy was really trying to prevent me from getting it! but after a 2-week wild goose chase with the postal service, my kids and i finally have our copy of A is for Adam by Ken & Mally Ham! and we love it!
this book is an incredible journey through the Book of Genesis using each letter of the alphabet and rhyming verse!

"A is for Adam; God made him from dust.
He wasn't a monkey, he looked just like us.
Although some scientists don't think it was so,
It was God who was there and He ought to know."

i love the way this book is spiral bound and designed with a built-in tent to stand up like a flip-chart. it was just natural for me to sit across our school table from my children (ages 3 and 6) and read the gospel with him chronologically in this rhyming, alphabetical form. the book presents biblical truths in a way that is simple, entertaining, and memorable.

the big, colorful illustrations are on the side of the tent facing my children, and the reading resources are on the side facing me, where the book offers further explanation of the gospel, interactive conversation starters, extra activities, and review questions. it's very thorough, and yet we could spend as much or as little time on each page as needed, keeping it simple enough for my 3-year-old son or going into further detail with my 2nd grade daughter. i can see using this book with the free downloadable coloring pages with both of my children, focusing on one letter and one part of Genesis at a time, week by week.

A is for Adam is a fun way to teach the gospel to young children at home or in a Sunday school setting. i am looking forward to incorporating this into our homeschool curriculum for both my preschooler and my 2nd grader.

would you like to win a copy of A is for Adam?
join us at the Moms of Master Books #TeachtheTruth Twitter Party 

Tuesday, December 13
2:00 - 2:30 PM CST
follow hashtag #TeachtheTruth
5 attendees will win A is for Adam by Ken and Mally Ham 
AND each winner will get to choose another New Leaf Publishing (NLPG) title to gift to Maple Street Book Shop of New Orleans. this bookseller is expanding locations as part of the recovery from Hurricane Katrina. Master Books will send books to help the community #TeachtheTruth about God. what a blessing!

can't attend the Twitter Party but still interested in this amazing children's book? Answers in Genesis is offering 25% off A is for Adam 12/13 through 12/16 when you use the coupon code: A4ADM.

hope to see you all there!