Jesus Raises Lazarus (I Can Read!1/bible Stories Series)
Christian parents especially appreciate books for their young readers that help them understand more about God. Reading the Bible can be a very overwhelming challenge for young readers. Therefore, Bible stories written in a learn-to-read format are a welcomed product....
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Christian parents especially appreciate books for their young readers that help them understand more about God. Reading the Bible can be a very overwhelming challenge for young readers. Therefore, Bible stories written in a learn-to-read format are a welcomed product. ^This is the idea behind the proposal Bible Stories for I Can Read! Level1. When interesting stories from the Bible are written with on-level vocabulary, the child gains knowledge of Scripture and biblical truths while developing his or her reading skills. The result is a meaningful and positive reading experience for the child. Possible titles include: Old Testament: Twelve Special Stones, The Life of Samuel, Elijah and Ahab at Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18), The Healing of Naaman (2 Kings 5), New Testament: The Two Sons, Jesus Feeds 5000 (Matthew 14, Mark 6, John 6), Lazarus Rises from the Dead (John 11), Jesus Walks on Water (Matthew 14), Saul's Conversion (Acts 9)
Jesus' friend has died. His other friends think Jesus could have helped if he had come to visit sooner. But Jesus has something special in mind, a surprise no one ever would have guessed.
This is a Level One I Can Read! book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. It aligns with guided reading level J and will be of interest to children Pre-K to 3rd grade.
Crystal Bowman is a former preschool teacher, author, and speaker. She graduated from Calvin College with a degree in elementary education and studied early childhood development at the University of Michigan.
Her writing career began in 1990 as a lyricist for children's piano music. She began writing children's books in 1993 and has since written more than 50 books for children. She has written books for many popular children's series, such as Little Blessings, BOZ the Bear, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), and I Can Read! She has also written two books of humorous poetry for children, three books for women, numerous magazine articles, Bible study materials, and educational resource books.