Max Lucado - You Are Special

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  • Max Lucado's touching story: You are Special

    Oct 8, 2002 by dramastef is a Lead on Epinions in Books
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful message, story and illustrations.
    Cons: None

    Summary: This past weekend we had our newborn son, Lucas, baptized and then hosted a rather large Luncheon where Lucas received a plethora of beautiful, thoughtful gifts. One of said gifts was the beautiful book You are Special by Max Lucado ... read more

  • Inspired writing in a parable format, teaching individual worth

    Jan 29, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Touching story of unconditional love, self-worth, and the pains of criticism and judging.
    Cons: None. Except that there aren't enough books like this out there.

    Summary: All the books I've read from Max Lucado have been very touching. Not only do his books deal with real-life troubles that each of us face, but they are told in a way that makes them understandable and puts them into their proper perspective. He ... read more

  • Great Story:Wonderful Message

    Dec 11, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great illustrations, wonderful message.
    Cons: none

    Summary: This inspirational story by Max Lucado is a story of self worth, hope and love. Great read for everyone! The Story: Eli, the woodcarver of a small village, carves the Wemmicks that inhabit the village. Each Wemmick is different from the other, none ... read more

  • Marks that don't matter

    Aug 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A gorgeous book with a touching story
    Cons: none

    Summary: “What they think doesn’t matter, Punchinello. All that matters is what I think. And I think you are pretty special.” You Are Special is a beautiful story that illustrates God’s love for each of His creations. Written by master ... read more

  • You ARE Special

    May 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful story with a terrific lesson!
    Cons: none

    Summary: Max Lucado is best known as a Christian Author and is definitely one of the best. He writes for the young, the old, the beginners, the experienced and everyone else in between. It is because of his previous work that I purchased this book from ... read more

  • A must-read, for we're all special!

    Dec 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the message of the book applies to all of our lives
    Cons: It will cause you to reevaluate some of the things that come out of your mouth! (Is that really a bad thing?)

    Summary: This delightful story carries with it a powerful message for people of all ages. The lesson: love yourself not because of what other people say about you, but because there is One who knows that YOU ARE SPECIAL. Max Lucado captures your ... read more

  • For Every Child Is Truly Special...

    Dec 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Absolutely Wonderful, Beautiful Illustrations
    Cons: None

    Summary: You Are Special is a moving, heartwarming thirty-one page tale by author and Texas minister, Max Lucado. An award-winning writer, with four previous top selling children’s books to his credit; Lucado is considered to be one of Christianity’s most ... read more

  • This will boost your child's self-esteem!

    Oct 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nothing But A Winner
    Cons: None

    Summary: The Wemmicks were small wooden people. They labeled each other, according to their talents, with dots and/or stars. Some were ugly, some were pretty. The ones who were talented and good looking got stars, the ones who were not talented or good looking ... read more

  • Wonderful reading for all ages

    Jun 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent reading for all ages
    Cons: none

    Summary: Last Christmas, while browsing in the Children’s Section of our local book store, I discovered several books by Max Lucado. I was unfamiliar with his work, but was always on the lookout for new, interesting stories that my children would enjoy. Grabbing ... read more

  • Yes, Princess, You Are Special

    May 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Touching, Great Lesson
    Cons: none

    Summary: "Mom, I used the book today." were the first words out of my daughter's mouth when I picked her up from school. I knew what book she was talking about, we had read "You Are Special" last night and it is a favorite of my family. ... read more

  • Every Child is Special!

    May 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Has many themes that are relevant to elementary kids.
    Cons: Some may not appreciate any of the religious overtones

    Summary: Some Wemmicks are given gold, star stickers. Some Wemmicks are given gray, dot stickers. And, some Wemmicks don't have stickers on them at all. So the story of Punchinello and his "maker" the woodcarver begins. The Wemmicks are ... read more

  • Everyone IS Special!

    Jan 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: very cute story, creative author
    Cons: none

    Summary: Although this book was written for children, it helped me to see that I was truly special to a lot of people and that there were those out there who don't know exactly how special they really are. Lucado's book is adorable and full of ways to let ... read more

  • For every child

    Jan 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: positive message
    Cons: may be expensive

    Summary: I first read this book as a leader for a youth group and found that many of the kids that were listening and had never realized that they were special. I was talking to a teacher friend of mine who was looking for books to take and read to her ... read more

  • Everyone is special and should read this book

    Dec 30, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: positive theme, great story, not religiously preachy
    Cons: pinnochio-esque

    Summary: This amazing children's book by Max Lucado is sure to become a classic in due time. It is a story about a little wooden doll that is down on himself because in his world, wooden dolls get a blue dot everytime they get a nick or a scratch. The main ... read more

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