What Christ Church kids Are Reading This Fall!


All truth is Divine truth - which means you can even find it in your local branch of the pubic library!

This Fall season as we dive into our #Ubtuntu series - what life, belonging and purpose in community look like - our kids are going deep as well. Curated by Jess Calvert, Christ Church’s Children’s Director, you’ll see weekly reads for kids of all ages. Every book has been specifically chosen to tie into the themes covered in our weekly sermons.

All books are available through the Portland County library system. Check them out today!

Week 1: Community - Global  
3-6 year-olds: The Paper Princess 
7-12 year-olds: The Human Knot 
Relatable Scripture: Romans 12:4-5

Week 2: Mission + Community = Church 
3-6 year-olds: The Boy and the Moon by James Christopher Carroll  
7-12 year-olds: Fredrick by Leo Lionni 
**The Lemon Tree by Katherine Graham A book specifically about the concept of Koinonia (Have not read it to the children yet, will put on CC Amazon’s Wish List 
Relatable Scripture: Matthew 18:20

Week 3: Change & Growth
3-6 year-olds: The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch 
7-12 year-olds: Alexander, Who’s Not (Do you hear me) Going to Move by Judith Viorst
Relatable Scripture: Deuteronomy 31:8

Week 4: Messy Awesome Life 
3-6 year-olds: I Wish you More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld 
7-12 year-olds: Just Under the Clouds by Melissa Sarno 
Relatable Scripture: James 1:2-3

Week 5: What type of life to live? Abundant or Scarce? 
3-6 year-olds: What Do You Do with a Chance? By Kobi Yamada 
7-12 year-olds: What Do You Do with an Idea? By Kobi Yamada
Relatable Scripture: Jeremiah 33:3

Week 6: Unity & Diversity 
3-6 year-olds: Whoever you Are by M. Fox 
7-12 year-olds: Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers 
Relatable Scripture: Galatians 3:28