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I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For,…

I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give

by Nicole Lataif

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0819837261, Hardcover)

Written by Nicole Lataif, author of the award-winning Forever You: A Book about Your Soul and Body, this book teaches children ages 4-7 a balanced, Christian view of forgiveness. Simply structured sentences and scenarios paired with whimsical illustrations show children the power of three simple words: I Forgive You.

Examples of when to forgive are illustrated, along with simple explanations of what happens when forgiveness is withheld. Children are encouraged to forgive as God does - gently, and with the willingness to do so again and again. They are also shown how to forgive without compromising their safety.

A note "For Grown-Ups" explains that this resource sparks conversation with children about when to forgive in a healthy way. It stresses God's never-ending patience and love, laying the foundations for a young child's faith formation. Ending with a petition to God for help in forgiving others, I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give demonstrates to children the peace that comes with forgiveness.

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Perfect for ages 4-7
Read-aloud friendly format
Written by the author of the award-winning Forever You
Paves the way for a Christian understanding of forgiveness
Introduces children to the basics of forgiveness
Includes a prayer for children to ask God for help in forgiving others

About the Author:

Nicole is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She attends SCBWI conferences, leads a critique group in Boston, and continues to stay abreast of the children's writing world.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:32 -0400)

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