Dear God, I Don't Get It

Dear God I Don t Get It This new Catholic fiction novel introduces us to Aaron a th grader who experiences a crisis in faith when his family moves Author Patti Maguire Armstrong addresses those questions that young adults

  • Title: Dear God, I Don't Get It
  • Author: Patti Maguire Armstrong
  • ISBN: 9780764822469
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Paperback
  • This new Catholic fiction novel introduces us to Aaron, a 6th grader who experiences a crisis in faith when his family moves Author Patti Maguire Armstrong addresses those questions that young adults face when prayers aren t answered in a time of adversity most importantly, Is He even listening When Aaron shows compassion to an unlikely kid and risks losing his newfouThis new Catholic fiction novel introduces us to Aaron, a 6th grader who experiences a crisis in faith when his family moves Author Patti Maguire Armstrong addresses those questions that young adults face when prayers aren t answered in a time of adversity most importantly, Is He even listening When Aaron shows compassion to an unlikely kid and risks losing his newfound friends acceptance, he experiences the reality that being a real hero sometimes means that others will turn against you Will God be there to save Aaron and his faltering faith

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    1. Children's book. This was an enjoyable novel about a 6th-grade boy who moves to a new area and tries to understand why sometimes prayers are not answered in quite the way we want them. On top of that, he wants to become a hero so he'll be able to make friends. Aaron has to learn what being a real hero is all about.While the central character is a 6th-grader, I'd recommend this book to students a little younger than that. It would make an excellent read-aloud for third- or fourth-graders to enjoy [...]

    2. I have just finished Patti Maguire Armstrong’s delightful and insightful Catholic novel for young readers, "Dear God, I Don’t Get It," and before I say another word, I have one very important question to ask: where was Armstrong’s book fifteen or twenty years ago, when I was raising my five sons?! I sure would have liked to see them bringing this gem home at book report time, instead of some of the mainstream, secular award-winning books that were stocked in their Catholic elementary schoo [...]

    3. My eight-year-old has a sense of when I’m reading a book she’ll like. This is one of them: it’s perfect for her, and though I don’t have a middle grade son, I think this book would work for either boys or girls. It’s cute, in the “I’m an adult reading a kids’ book” way, without being cutesy.The storyline is basic and yet there anything basic about being in sixth grade? Just thinking of those years makes my throat clench and my palms sweat andwell hey, I'm glad I don't have to g [...]

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