More for Girls Only! Devotions by Carolyn Larsen and illustrated Colonel Moutrade is geared to the pre-teen crowd of 8-12 year olds. My daughter is 7 1/2 currently so she’s bordering being age ready for this devotional book and the many topics it covers. As a mom, I wanted to make sure the content would be relate-able and something she could easily understand. Aside from comprehension and relatibility I also wanted her to be excited and eager to push through the devotional without my prompting. This book has hit the mark in every area I was seeking.
There are sixty stories within that each focus on different dilemmas, feelings, and situations a young girl may be faced with. The topics cover things like caring for others, honesty, self-worth, purity, forgiveness, prayer, friendship, and much more. Each story is tied back to scripture, motivational sayings, quotes, and a self evaluation quiz to see how you are doing in that specific area. The book is an encouragement and a fabulous jumping point that can help during some of the toughest times in a girls life. Instilling the truth of God in their life daily with a devotional prompt will put them on the right path to weather even the toughest of storms.
The illustrations in this book are many showcasing girls of every race, fashion style preference, and so on. The illustrations are eye catching and a great reminder that God loves all of us despite every single difference and interest.
I like this book encourages girls to pray, memorize scripture, and offers very practical advice in how to handle many different types of situations. The devotions aren’t dated so one can pick up this book at anytime and start reading through. I totally recommend it!
“I received this book from Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for an honest review.”