Reviewed by Richard R. Blake
A Strong Message, Delightful Lyrical Writing, Reinforced with Outstanding Colorful Illustrations
“God Made Me and You – Celebrating God’s Design for Ethnic Diversity” is told using a poetic rhyming style. Trish Mahoney’s art and illustrations capture and significantly enhance and reinforce the application message for children.
The book can be used as a read-aloud book or is an ideal opportunity for advanced readers to read to their younger siblings to and to help them develop their reading skills.
A practical and helpful section for parents introduces Six Ways to Help a Child Appreciate God’s Design for Ethnic Diversity. A letter to parents at the opening of the book becomes the introduction of the book. Linne’s intent for writing the book is “To lead the reader to intentionally pursue and demonstrate a lifelong pursuit of appreciation for ethnic diversity to the glory of God.”
Shai Linne’s book “God Made Me and You” is highly endorsed by pastors, theologians, Christian leaders, and educators. The book is designed to help children ages five through eleven and fosters embracing people of another color and ethnic differences.
A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own.
New Growth Press, 1301 Carolina Street, Suite 124, Greensboro, NC 27404, 978-1948130154, $ 15.99, 2018