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  1. God Gave Us You
    God Gave Us You
    Lisa Tawn Bergren
    Random House, Inc / 2000 / Hardcover
    $7.49 Retail: $10.99 Save 32% ($3.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 30 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW63234
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  1. Buffalo, ny
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Really Cute
    December 1, 2014
    rachel081088
    Buffalo, ny
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Love reading this book with my boys and my little girl. It is so innocent and so cute.
  2. Maryland
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    wonderful
    December 1, 2014
    faithful reader
    Maryland
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    The title says it all...
  3. Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Great book for the family!
    April 26, 2012
    Crystal Serving Joyfully
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    My family enjoyed this book. One thing I particularly loved about this book is the author's use of repetition throughout to drive the point home. I have a 2 year old and a 4 year old and repetition is an important part of learning for them. Nearly every part of the conversation ends with some form of "God gave us you." Since this is such an important message, I appreciated the repetition.

    The illustrations in this book are darling!

    Things to note: The book deals quite a bit with pregnancy. Although it is done in a way that little ones can understand, parents might want to make sure it's not more explicit than you're prepared to be (the book discusses baby growing in mommy's tummy, going to the doctor to hear a heartbeat, mommy feeling special signals when baby wants out, etc.). This being said, I think the book could easily serve as a teaching tool for your child if you're expecting another little one--it will reinforce that your child was a gift from God, while also explaining what's to come with a new little one.

    Also, while the book is supposed to be for ages 0-3, and it is a board book, I found some of the wording to be a bit awkward, especially for younger children like my 2 year old. Also, for some reason when I read the description ("God Gave us You assures each child that he or she truly is a treasured gift from the Lord), I thought this book was going to include adopted children as well, but it does not.

    (Full Disclosure: I received this book for free as a review copy from Waterbook Press. However, all opinions stated in this review are distinctly my own.)
  4. Huntington Beach, Ca.
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Always a very sweet loving story.
    March 23, 2012
    Katie
    Huntington Beach, Ca.
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    This is a birthday gift for my Grandson who lives across the US from me. I want him always to know I love him and he was a special gift sent from heaven to us.
  5. Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Darling Story!
    March 19, 2012
    1kyteacher
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    God Gave Us You is another delightful book by Lisa Tawn Bergren. In this story, Little Cub asks the question of all questions: Where did I come from?

    Through their conversation, Mother tells Little Cub that Mother and Father were alone and wanted a baby, and she was a gift from God. Mother told her of the happiness and anticipation of waiting and preparing for Little Cub, along with the wonder of her arrival. And all because "God gave us you."

    This is a darling little book for parents to read to their children. I highly recommend it.

    I received a free copy of this book for the purpose of an honest review from Water Brook Press through the Blogging for Books program.
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