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Kathleen Long Bostrom

Born: 1954 in Los Angeles, California
Pen Name: Kathleen Bostrom

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

Biography: 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 Childrenís 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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Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

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


Selected Titles

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

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : ©2009.

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

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : ©2010.

  Are angels real?
ISBN: 1869200357 OCLC: 262421652

Christian Art, Vereeniging : 2002.

Are angels real? /
ISBN: 0842339590 OCLC: 44979750

Tyndale House, Wheaton, Ill. : ©2001.

Bedtime stories and prayers
ISBN: 9781414381114 OCLC: 814301355

Tyndale House Publishers, Carol Stream, Ill. : [2013]

Daily feast :
ISBN: 0664237967 OCLC: 704377437

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : 2011.

Daily Feast.
ISBN: 9781611641943 OCLC: 1006425188

Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, Louisville, KY : 2012.

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

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : c2005.

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

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

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : ©2005.

God loves you /
ISBN: 0842353704 OCLC: 46462833

Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Ill. : 2001.

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

Green plagues and lamb :
ISBN: 0664226353 OCLC: 51770196

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : ©2003.

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: 61680265

Broadman & Holman Publishers, Nashville, Tenn. : ©2005.

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: 55732103

Tyndale Kids, Wheaton, Ill. : 1998-2002.

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: 53810150

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©2003.

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

Papa's gift :
ISBN: 0310702747 OCLC: 50988877

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, MI : 2002.

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

Paul's call :
ISBN: 0664226361 OCLC: 52594660

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : ©2004.

Questions from little hearts /
ISBN: 1414329989 OCLC: 298778634

Tyndale Kids, Carol Stream, Ill. : [2009]

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

Song of creation /
ISBN: 0664224180 OCLC: 46866246

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville : 2001.

A poetic representation of the seven days of creation.

Stories from the Bible :
ISBN: 9781847808912 OCLC: 958289830

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: 822879560

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©2004.

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: 53483729

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©2004.

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: 46419750

Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Ill. : ©2002.

Shows the wonderful things God has made in the world.

The day Scooter died /
ISBN: 0310709024 OCLC: 54501644

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©2005.

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: 936570491

The snake in the grass :
ISBN: 0664225926 OCLC: 51216549

Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Ky. : ©2003.

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: 42210021

Good Year Bks., Glenview, Ill. : ©1999.

The view at the zoo
ISBN: 9780824916909 OCLC: 1082322823

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: 682891155

Ideals Children's Books, Nashville, Tenn. : ©2011.

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: 37587762

Tyndale For Kids, Wheaton, Ill. : ©1997.

Waiting for Christmas :
ISBN: 0310710154 OCLC: 70176771

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : 2006.

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: 9780310866992 OCLC: 827559270

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : 2006.

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?
ISBN: 9781414375106 OCLC: 42812868

Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Ill. : 2000.

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

What about heaven? /
ISBN: 1859853897 OCLC: 809453358

Lion Hudson, Oxford : 2002.

  What is God like?
ISBN: 1868526860 OCLC: 45852711

Christian Art, Vereeniging : 2000.

What is God like? /
ISBN: 0842351183 OCLC: 37820026

Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Ill. : ©1998.

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: 46642083

Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Ill. : ©2002.

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

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

Tyndale House Publishers, Carol Stream, Ill. : ©2009.

"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
ISBN: 0310706556 OCLC: 54029420

Zonderkidz, Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©2004.

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?
ISBN: 9781414367637 OCLC: 783613452

Tyndale House Publishers, Carol Stream, IL : ©1999.

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: 809453340

Candle Books, Oxon : ©2004, ©2002.

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: 277118410

Tyndale House Publishers, Carol Stream, Ill. : ©2009.

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

Why is there a cross? /
ISBN: 1414302886 OCLC: 57392693

Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Ill. : 2005.

Ryming text offers children an explanation of Jesus' death.

Winning authors :
ISBN: 1563088770 OCLC: 52348951

Libraries Unlimited, Westport, Conn. : ©2003.

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.

 

 

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