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Then Jesus said ... “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” - John 8:31-32

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Trial Valley (J Fic Cle)

Trial Valley (J Fic Cle)

An abandoned child, found in the woods near Mary Call's Smoky Mountain home, further complicates the life of the proud sixteen-year-old girl, who is struggling to raise a younger brother and sister and trying to cope with two suitors.  Authors Vera and Bill Cleaver’s chapter book provides interesting and heart-warming summer reading for youngsters.


His Needs, Her Needs (646.78)

His Needs, Her Needs (646.78)

In the classic bestseller His Needs, Her Needs, Willard F. Harley, Jr., identifies the ten most vital needs of men and women and shows husbands and wives how to satisfy those needs in their spouses. He provides guidance for becoming sensitive to your spouse’s needs and, thereby eliminating the problems that often lead to an unhappy, troubled marriage.

This revised and expanded edition has been updated throughout and includes new writing that highlights the special significance of emotional needs in marriage.


How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe?  (E Yo)

How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe? (E Yo)

From crossing the street with Mama to encountering a stranger, the playful but careful antics of America's favorite dinosaurs will make readers laugh aloud -- and prompt discussion of safety issues.

Few things in childhood are as important as learning how to behave safely, and the topic deserves discussion in every family. Now Jane Yolen and Mark Teague deftly approach this critical subject with warmth, humor, and hilarity.

Parents, children, teachers, and other caregivers need a comfortable way to discuss safety, and this book provides just that. And as children learn invaluable rules about safe behavior, they'll beg to read it again and again for the wildly appealing silliness on each page.


Junie B. Jones, First Grader--Dumb Bunny  (JFic Par)

Junie B. Jones, First Grader--Dumb Bunny (JFic Par)

Barbara Park’s New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty years.

Meet the World's Funniest First Grader-Junie B. Jones! It's an Easter egg-stravaganza! Lucille is having an Easter egg hunt at her rich expensive mansion! And guess what? The winner gets a play date to swim in Lucille’s heated indoor swimming pool! Only, here is the problem. How did Junie B. get stuck wearing a big dumb bunny suit? And how can she possibly find eggs when she keeps tripping over her huge big rabbit feet? Being a dumb bunny is definitely not as easy as it looks. Will Junie B. end up with egg on her face? Or will the day deliver some very uneggspected results?


The Apostles (225.92 Wya)

The Apostles (225.92 Wya)

This book of full color original paintings and writings bring to life the 12 Apostles, Paul, and Christ through Kenneth Wyatt's faith, brush and pen.  Wyatt was a cowboy, writer, poet, and painter from Tulia, Texas.  As you read this book, you will learn that the models that he used in his paintings came from many locations and from many walks of life.  He says that Jesus selected His followers in much the same way: He called one from the tax tables, another from the carpenter’s trade, a few from the sea, and still others from tents, houses, and deserts.  Wyatt presents to you Jesus and His Apostles as he saw them in his mind and felt them in his heart.   Note:  Wyatt’s paintings hang in the hallway leading to the FUMCR chapel.