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Grit and Grace

Heroic Women of the Bible

Caryn Rivadeneira, Author
Katy Betz, Illustrator
Sarah Bessey, Foreword by


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Experience the grit and grace of seventeen women of the Bible through creative first-person retellings of each person’s story. This book connects preteen girls with the women of the Bible, showing them that they are created in the image of God to do mighty things in this world.
Grit and Grace is for girls who long to know where they fit in God’s kingdom, who want to know they are made for more than the frilly and frivolous, and that they can make a difference in the world around them. Through stories, reflection questions, and action ideas, the book helps readers become the gutsy, grace-filled girls God made them to be.
Caryn Rivadeneira is the author of seven books, which include titles for adults and children alike. Her most recent books include Broke: What Financial Desperation Revealed About God’s Abundance (IVP) and The Story of Noah’s Ark (SparkHouse Family). Caryn is a regular contributor to CT Women’s blog (formerly called Her.meneutics) and Aleteia’s For Her. When not writing, you can find Caryn at her church, where she works part-time on the worship staff or hanging out with her husband, Rafael, their three kids, and their beloved rescued pit bull.

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  • ISBN 9781506424958
  • Age Middle Grades (9-13 years)
  • Format Paperback
  • Dimensions 6 x 9
  • Pages 144
  • Publication Date August 15, 2017