Encouraging, exhorting, equipping Christian Families in Jesus Christ

Children's Book: Summer with the Moodys, Book 1

Children's Book: Summer with the Moodys, Book 1

by Sarah Maxwell

Godly, children's reading books can be hard to find, but your search is over. The Moody Family Series are fiction books about a homeschool family. Each book is a wonderful read that will leave you anticipating the sequel! Browse two chapters to see what you think of the book (another tab will open with the sample).

Price: $7.95

Summer with the Moodys is the first book in the Moody Family Series. This book celebrates the adventures of everyday life in a Christian family. Come along with the Moodys as they help a widowed neighbor, start small businesses for the children, enjoy a family fun night, live normal life, and wrap up the book with two special surprises! Woven throughout the book is the Moodys' love for the Lord and their enjoyment of time together. Children (parents too!) will love Mr. and Mrs. Moody, Max, Mollie, Mitch, and Maddie—they'll come away challenged and encouraged.

Often parents are concerned about negative examples and role models in books their children are reading. One goal in writing the Moody Series was to eliminate those kinds of examples replacing them with positive, godly ones.

One mom wrote: "Our children loved it and kept asking me to continue reading. Even our fourteen-year-old got into it. She got inspired to do something to surprise her parents—clean out the garage, with the help of her younger siblings. It took me a while to realize that your book had prompted the idea! Thank you so much for using your gift of writing in such a wholesome way." ~ Gerlinde

Summer with the Moodys grew out of the need we saw for godly, children's reading material. This book was written to encourage Christian families to a closer walk with Jesus, to a greater intimacy in family relationships, and to a focus on serving and working--all wrapped in a fiction book.

  • Reading comprehension level: ages 7-12
  • Read aloud comprehension level: ages 4 and up
  • The book is also illustrated with one drawing per chapter.

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"Summer with the Moodys is a quality book for children to read or have read to them! We laughed alot!"

"My son delighted in the characters and giggled at many of the situations in the story."

"It was nice and refreshing to read a book about a family with wholesome values and a love for the Lord."

Book Author Sarah Maxwell
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
Page Number 197

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