Friday, July 11, 2014

Book Review: Get to Know Mary

Get to Know Mary
Author: Nancy I. Sanders
Cover Illustration: Greg Call
ISBN: 978-0-310-74480-1
Published by Zonderkidz

What better way for children to understand the people in the Bible then with a full color biography written specifically to their way of learning? Get to Know Mary written by award winning author Nancy I Sanders is just such a biography.

The author does a wonderful job of bringing Mary to life for the reader. From being a young girl in Israel to the one chosen by God to be the mother of Jesus, young readers will come away with a new understanding of the humanness of Mary.

 Each chapter includes words that may be new to the reader and their definitions. Factual information is divided into easy to understand paragraphs in story form. To aide the reader in comprehension, there are visual keys to indicate scripture, eye witness accounts, and Bible hero characters.

Also included with the text are pictures of original paintings of the people in the Bible, maps to show where events occurred, and illustrations and pictures to bring visual interest to the story of Mary's life.

Nancy I. Sanders has done a beautiful job of engaging and educating the reader about the real life of Mary. Parents will appreciate the Biblical truths taught in such a fun and interesting way for their children. The book will serve as a great way to open more discussions about Mary and modern family values that each parent wants their child to know.

Check out www. to order a copy for your home or Sunday school class. Selling for 6.99 makes this biography very affordable for your collection of Biblical references.  

1 comment:

  1. I love Mary! What a beautiful book. I can't wait to order it for my daughters. I named our youngest daughter after Mary. Her name is Mariella, Italian for star of the sea. Zonderkidz has so many wonderful books for children.