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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathleen Long Bostrom  

Pen Name: Kathleen Bostrom

Genre:

Audience: Children;

Born: 1954 in Los Angeles, California


-- Website -- http://www.kathleenlongbostrom.com
-- Kathleen Long Bostrom on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kathleen+long+bostrom

E-Mail: -- kathleenlongbostrom@comcast.net


Illinois Connection

Boston lives in Wildwood, Illinois. She is a graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bostrom has been an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church since 1983. She and her husband, Greg, have served as Co-Pastors of the Wildwood Presbyterian Church in Wildwood, Illinois, since 1991.Since 1998, Bostrom has served on the Board of the Presbyterian Writers Guild, and finished her term as President of the Guild in 2004. She is also a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and The Society of Midland Authors.Bostrom earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey; and a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.


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99 things to do between here and heaven
ISBN: 9780664233242. OCLC Number: 308214372

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99 ways to raise spiritually healthy children /
ISBN: 0664235360. OCLC Number: 505423928

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Are angels real?
ISBN: 1869200357. OCLC Number: 262421652

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Are angels real? /
ISBN: 0842339590. OCLC Number: 44979750

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Bedtime stories and prayers
ISBN: 9781414381114. OCLC Number: 814301355

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Daily feast :
ISBN: 0664237967. OCLC Number: 704377437

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Daily Feast.
ISBN: 9781611641943. OCLC Number: 1006425188

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Easter, Easter, almost here! /
ISBN: 0310708001. OCLC Number: 57735015

Zonderkidz,. .

Rhyming text describes Jesus' joyous entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

Finding calm in the chaos :
ISBN: 0664229166. OCLC Number: 60188962

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God loves you /
ISBN: 0842353704. OCLC Number: 46462833

Tyndale House Publishers,. .

Book contains simple rhymes and pictures designed to teach children about God's unconditional love.

Green plagues and lamb :
ISBN: 0664226353. OCLC Number: 51770196

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Recounts in rhymes Moses's struggle to persuade Pharaoh to let the Israelites leave Egypt, in the style of Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham."

Josie's gift /
ISBN: 0805430202. OCLC Number: 61680265

Broadman & Holman Publishers,. .

Josie finds the joy she is seeking in the true meaning of Christmas when she tries to fill the emptiness of the first holiday since the death of her father in this Depression-era tale.

Little Blessings :
ISBN: 0842381724. OCLC Number: 55732103

Tyndale Kids,. .

A rhyming text consisting of a child's questions about God, heaven, prayer and angels, responses and scriptural references to support the answers.

Mary's happy Christmas Day /
ISBN: 0310704820. OCLC Number: 53810150

Zonderkidz,. .

A rhyming tale about Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her journey to Bethlehem.

Papa's gift :
ISBN: 0310702747. OCLC Number: 50988877

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"A poignant story of the love and loss between a little girl and her grandfather."--Jacket.

Paul's call :
ISBN: 0664226361. OCLC Number: 52594660

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Questions from little hearts /
ISBN: 1414329989. OCLC Number: 298778634

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Verses explain religious topics including God, prayer, heaven and angels.

Song of creation /
ISBN: 0664224180. OCLC Number: 46866246

Westminster John Knox Press,. .

A poetic representation of the seven days of creation.

Stories from the Bible :
ISBN: 9781847808912. OCLC Number: 958289830

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An illustrated introduction to the Bible, retelling 17 beloved stories from the Old and the New Testaments for young children.

Sunrise Hill
ISBN: 9780310866862. OCLC Number: 822879560

Zonderkidz,. .

When a small town's newly built church burns down right before Easter, Caleb's uncle, the preacher who helped build the church, becomes depressed, but Caleb shows him that the true meaning of Easter does not depend on a building.

Sunrise Hill /
ISBN: 0310705088. OCLC Number: 53483729

Zonderkidz,. .

When a small town's newly built church burns down right before Easter, Caleb's uncle, the preacher who helped build the church, becomes depressed, but Caleb shows him that the true meaning of Easter does not depend on a building.

Thank you, God! /
ISBN: 0842353712. OCLC Number: 46419750

Tyndale House Publishers,. .

Shows the wonderful things God has made in the world.

The day Scooter died /
ISBN: 0310709024. OCLC Number: 54501644

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Mikey feels responsible for his dog Scooter's accidental death, but his parents remind him that the dog loved him best of all and they can still love each other, although Scooter is now with God.

The secret of the twelve days of Christmas :
ISBN: 9781931195744. OCLC Number: 936570491

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The snake in the grass :
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Recounts the biblical story of Adam and Eve in rhyming verse and relates it to the reader's own choices about honesty and accountability.

The value-able child :
ISBN: 0673586391. OCLC Number: 42210021

Good Year Bks.,. .

The view at the zoo
ISBN: 9780824916909. OCLC Number: 1082322823

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Illustrations and rhyming text provide a glimpse of a day at the zoo as experienced by the animals that live there.

The view at the zoo /
ISBN: 082495629X. OCLC Number: 682891155

Ideals Children's Books,. .

Illustrations and rhyming text provide a glimpse of a day at the zoo as experienced by the animals that live there.

The world that God made /
ISBN: 0842382941. OCLC Number: 37587762

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Waiting for Christmas :
ISBN: 9780310866992. OCLC Number: 827559270

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Young Gerhard can hardly wait for Christmas to come, but when Advent begins, he gets to start erasing chalk lines from the door and eating a special cookie every evening to mark the passing days. Includes directions for Advent crafts and activities.

Waiting for Christmas :
ISBN: 0310710154. OCLC Number: 70176771

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Young Gerhard can hardly wait for Christmas to come, but when Advent begins, he gets to start erasing chalk lines from the door and eating a special cookie every evening to mark the passing days. Includes directions for Advent crafts and activities.

What about heaven?
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A rhyming text consisting of a child's questions about heaven, the responses given, and scriptural references to support the answers.

What about heaven? /
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What is God like?
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What is God like? /
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A rhyming text consisting of questions which children ask God about himself, God's responses, and scriptural references to support the answers.

What is prayer? /
ISBN: 0842353550. OCLC Number: 46642083

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Illustrations and simple rhyming text teach young children about the importance of prayer in their daily lives.

What is the Bible? /
ISBN: 1414320124. OCLC Number: 271812100

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"Help you child explore what's inside the Bible and learn to love God's word"--Page 4 of cover.

When Pete's dad got sick
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Pete is both angry and sad when his father becomes sick and can no longer race and play with him, but his father explains that, while he will probably never have fast legs again, he can still teach Pete about running. Includes note to parents.

Who is Jesus?
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Tyndale House Publishers,. .

A rhyming text consisting of questions to Jesus about what he was like, his responses, and scriptural references to support the answers.

Who is Jesus? /
ISBN: 1859853129. OCLC Number: 809453340

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A rhyming text consisting of questions to Jesus about what he was like, his responses, and scriptural references to support the answers.

Who made the world?
ISBN: 9781414320113. OCLC Number: 277118410

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Little Blessings and rhymes describe the wonder of the world around us.

Why is there a cross? /
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Ryming text offers children an explanation of Jesus' death.

Winning authors :
ISBN: 1563088770. OCLC Number: 52348951

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Contains articles that examine the personal and professional lives of the seventy-six authors who have been awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature, arranged chronologically from 1922 through 2002, each with anecdotes, quotes, a list of published works, and resources for further study.