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Fischer, Jean

Summary: This collection of 100 extraordinary stories of women of faith--from the Bible, history, and today--will empower them to know and understand how women have made a difference in the world and how much smaller our faith (and the biblical record) would be without them. Featuring full-page, colorful illustrations alongside the true stories of amazing women like Lydia, Naomi, Rahab, Rebekah, Jane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Kidz, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 FIS

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 248.8 STO

Amerine, Jami

Summary: "Female readers of all ages will find a sassy, funny, authentic, and encouraging friend in master word weaver Jami Amerine, as she comes alongside you to share God's overwhelming grace and peace in an inside-out journey to true, life-sustaining rest. In a climate that is steeped in stress and worries, this book offers a priceless opportunity to walk in faith to experience the overwhelming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Publishing 2021

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Castor, Helen

Summary: "In Joan of Arc : a history, Helen Castor tells this gripping story afresh: forwards, not backwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOAN OF ARC CAS

Finch, Jamie Lee

Summary: "Rooted in her experiences growing up in an Evangelical Christian family, Jamie Lee Finch's "You Are Your Own" offers an overview of Evangelicalism and the painful confusion and anxiety experienced under its demands. Finch explores the mechanisms of trauma and how fundamentalist denominations match the patterns connected with PTSD. She elaborates on the doubt, guilt, fear, and grief that haunt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Jamie Lee Finch] 2019

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Platt, Christine

Summary: "This title introduces readers to Joan of Arc and how she became France's shero by delivering the country from English domination." -- page [4] of cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 944.026 PLA

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PLA

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: Can a woman who has been deeply hurt by life's circumstances be healed, heart and soul? If she has been wounded by a man she loved and trusted, can she love and trust again? As a woman who endured years of abuse, abandonment, and betrayal by those closest to her, Joyce Meyer can answer with a resounding "yes!" This book delves deeper into Joyce's story and the journey of healing for all women....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faith Words 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8 MEY

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8 MEY

Mojica Rodríguez, Prisca Dorcas

Summary: "For generations, women of color have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism in this country, and too often, they have felt that they had to face these challenges alone. Through her writing, her activism, and through founding Latina Rebels, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez fought to create community to help women fight together. Now her new book For Brown Girls with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 MOJ

Jackson, Neta.

Summary: "The Yada Yada girls get caught in the lies we all tend to believe about ourselves, God, each other, and life"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Integrity Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jackson, Neta.

Summary: Turkey dinners, tree trimming, and decking the halls -- it's that time of year again! And I, Jodi Baxter, can't wait to celebrate. My kids are coming home for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and then all of us Yadas are getting decked out for a big New Year's party. But God's idea of "decked out" might just change the nature of our party plans. A perplexing encounter with a former student, a crime...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Summary: "Eight women from eight very different backgrounds, yet the struggles they each faced rang with eerie similarity. From Pakistan, India, Romania, the former Soviet Union, China, Vietnam, Nepal, and Indonesia, these women shared similar experiences of hardship and persecution--all for their faith in Christ--yet they have emerged from adversity as leaders and heroines."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VOM Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272 BUR

Brown, Sharon Garlough

Summary: Mara is faced with the turmoil of divorce and chaos at home, while listening for a call to serve others. Hannah grieves the twin losses of her dear friend and her Chicago ministry position, while embracing the joys and challenges of a new marriage. Charissa is overwhelmed by her pregnancy and the demands of her teaching schedule. Becca, bereft and filled with regrets, looks for hope for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: InterVarsity Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Ludy, Leslie.

Summary: In The Set-Apart Woman, women of all ages will be encouraged to stay grounded in Jesus amid the many distractions and temptations of their daily lives. Biblical truths will help readers understand what it means to live the consecrated life, set apart for God's purposes. Readers will apply these truths to practical areas of struggle that women face on a daily basis, such as sinful attitudes and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Navigators 2015

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Metaxas, Eric

Summary: Offers seven captivating portraits of some of history's greatest women, each of whom changed the course of history by following God's calling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Metaxas 2015

Pomarolli, Kerri L.

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Summary: In Confessions of a Proverbs 32 Woman, Kerri fearlessly shares the messiness of her own life with wit and honesty. Join her as she delves into the struggles of the modern woman tired of trying and failing to live up to Pinterest-looking, air-brushed, and insta-filtered “real life” role models telling her she’s not quite good enough. And learn the two things you can hold onto for longer than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2019

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TerKeurst, Lysa

Summary: Embraced features 100 devotions that will resonate with women in all stages of life by giving them a godly perspective on the issues they face each day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 242 TER

Turner, Jessica N.

Summary: At the end of each day, many working moms are exhausted and stretched too thin. But this does not have to be the norm! Turner shows working moms how to establish clear work boundaries that will help them discover more flexibility and develop home management solutions. By identifying your core values, you'll be able to re-invest in your marriage, your friendships, your family-- and develop a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 248.8 TUR

Jackson, Neta.

Summary: "The Yada Yadas got tight in the past year, but they're about to learn the real meaning of togetherness"--Book cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

McAllister, Margaret.

Summary: "Most of the stories in the Bible are about boys and men, but this book offers the personal accounts of ten remarkable, faith-filled women. Sometimes, we don't even know their names. But we know how their lives were changed by their faith" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paraclete Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 220.92 MCA

TerKeurst, Lysa

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Summary: New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst leans into the deeply personal topic of rejection and takes readers on a journey to explore its roots; the lies we believe as a result; and the truth about who God is, who we are, and what it looks like to live loved. --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248 TER

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248 TER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248 TER

Curtice, Kaitlin B.

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Summary: "Native is about identity, soul-searching, and the never-ending journey of finding ourselves and finding God. As both a citizen of the Potawatomi Nation and a Christian, Kaitlin Curtice offers a unique perspective on these topics. In this book, she shows how reconnecting with her Potawatomi identity both informs and challenges her faith. Curtice draws on her personal journey, poetry, imagery,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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Burton, Valorie

Summary: Encourages readers to set new personal norms in their lives that guide them on a path to purpose, success, and fulfillment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248.843 BUR

Evans, Tony

Summary: Sub-titled "Daily Inspiration for Embracing Your Purpose, Power, and Possibilities," this new 90-day devotional for women reinforces the message from the book Kingdom Woman (by Chrystal Evans Hurst & Tony Evans), calling every Christ-following woman to tap into the power of God as she finds and fulfills the purpose for which God has fashioned her. A Kingdom Woman seeks to align herself and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus on the Family 2013

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Jackson, Neta.

Summary: The Yada Yada prayer group continues to explore new ground in their faith and friendship as they face such issues as the burning of a shelter, a HIV diagnosis, difficulties with taking care of newborn twins, and an unexpected lottery win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

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