You know me, I'm a sucker for a new Bible, especially if it's one that I can share with my daughter. H has had several bibles over the years, including the Hands On Bible (a personal favorite especially for helping prepare for youth lessons) and The Jesus StoryBook Bible (she fell asleep many nights listening to that cd). This one is a little bit more feminine than her other Bibles and appears to be quite sturdy. I'm personally not the biggest fan of hardback bibles, they never seem to last as long as I want them too, but they're better than paperback most any day. This particular bible has a cute magnetic closure flap, which is more novelty than anything else. The inside is full of not just the most recent version of the NIV, it has devotionals, quizzes and challenges.
H has enjoyed reading the "other" parts of the bible and she also seems to be connecting with the NIV text. We've been doing bible study the past few years using the ESV, so the NIV is probably a breath of fresh air to her.
Overall, it's a great bible for girls and moms, too, for that matter. The additional content is engaging and easy to find without being overwhelming.
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