Brave Beauty by Lynn Cowell

This Faithgirlz book brings tweens 100 courage-building devotions, allowing them to reflect on Scripture and find confidence in God.

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Even though Gv has a ways to go before entering the tween years, I was interested in what this book had to offer:

Filled with 100 mini-chapters by Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker Lynn Cowell, this book helps tween girls navigate those rocky years and find answers to big questions by growing confident in God.

Every girl is bound to experience a little fear through these years!

All growing girls have moments when they struggle and wonder what's ahead, or where they fit in, or what they're good at and this companion guide seeks to empower girls by providing inspiration on many of those tough topics:

  • See who God says she is by overcoming confidence-defeating thoughts.
  • Learn to shape self-worth on Christ and not base it on environmental factors.
  • Build a strong foundation to face the fickle and flippant opinions of others.
  • Find approval of herself even when she lacks the acceptance of others.
  • Find security by turning to Christ as she steps through the exciting, yet scary world of growing up.
Even young girls have big jobs to do!

Not only does this book help girls learn more about God and how He helps us, but it uses plenty of examples of how people of the Bible handled the hard things, as well.

Girls will feel like they're spending time with a friend as they read God's words and learn how they can become fearless and brave in today's world of ups and downs. The readings are perfect for daily devotions, weekly studies, or even a resource to turn to when faced with a particular struggle. 

(There's a topical index in the back!)

This book isn't just meant to sit on a shelf - it's very interactive!

Besides the main text, chapters contains prayers, quizzes, journaling prompts and room to write as well as suggested activities.

The book's format includes plenty of simple illustrations in shades of blue and grey that make the inside just as appealing as the colorful, foil-decorated cover.

Because this book is so strongly targeted at tween girls, I feel it would be best for young ladies in the 8-12 age range. It would make a perfect birthday gift for a special girl in your life!

A presentation page, ready for gifting!

Get your own copy here and add some inspiration to your life!

Do you know a tween girl who would enjoy reading this book?  I'd love to hear!  Either leave a comment below or email me at lisahealy (at) outlook (dot) com.

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  1. This looks like such a lovely treasure! Even though I am still somewhat shocked that I am completely passed the tween years, I am definitely pinning this for future reference for up-and-coming tweens I know and love even though they don't live in my house!

  2. Sounds like a great book for my tween niece. Thanks for sharing on the #LMMLinkup this week.

  3. We definitely need more life affirming books like this for our girls. There's so much pressure on them now to fit in and look right it destroys the self confidence before they've even had a chance to make their mark on the world. It sounds like a lovely book

  4. This looks like a lovely book; thanks so much for sharing with us at Love to Learn. Pinned.

  5. Yay! Your comments are working again (for the moment). I'm going to ask my husband if he has any idea of what's going on. Anyway, this book looks great like most of the Faithgirlz line. I just wish they would make a similar line for boys with great series and novels and devotionals and Bibles! Thanks for sharing this at Booknificent Thursday on!