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About the Arch Book Series

Arch Books captivate children with colorful pictures and creative poems. Each Arch Book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way children ages 5–9 will understand and remember. Known all over the world for their biblical and historical accuracy, Arch Books are accessible, engaging, affordable, and collectible—perfect for assisting teachers and parents as they teach their children the Bible and how God works in all aspects of our lives.

Arch Book Series features:

  • 16-page Bible story books
  • Poetry and language geared toward children ages 5 to 9
  • Colorful, biblically accurate illustrations
  • Letter to parents on page 16 offers background to the Bible story and suggestions for application
  • Clear Gospel connection in each book

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Once Upon A Clear Dark Night-Arch Books
Price: $2.99
Item #: 86682 -

    by Jeff Burkart Generations of children have learned the Bible from this best-selling book series. Each book includes a letter to adults that offers background to the story and suggestions for its application to effectively teach Bible stories to children. Told in easy-to-read rhyme and featuring engaging illustrations! Arch Books was selected by Christian Reader as one of the top 10 resources children should read. Once Upon a Clear, Dark Night tells the story of Christmas from Luke 2 &...

     Fruit of the Spirit - Arch Book by Rottmann, Erik
    Price: $2.99
    Item #: 90015 -

      Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages A favorite for more than four decades, Arch Books captivate children with colorful pictures and creative poems. Each book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way children ages 5-9 will understand and remember. This Arch Book will teach about the fruit of the Spirit as revealed in Galatians 5:22.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

       The Parable of the Prodigal Son - Arch Book by Rottmann, Erik
      Price: $2.99
      Item #: 82743 -

        Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesThis book retells the story of the Parable of the Prodigal Son from (Luke 15:11-32).Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

         The Resurrection - Arch Books
        Price: $2.99
        Item #: 81131 -

          Paperback / 16 PagesA favorite for more than four decades, Arch Books captivate children with colorful pictures and creative poems. Each book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way children ages 5-9 will understand and remember. This book tells the story of Christ's resurrection as revealed in Isaiah 53:4-6, Matthew 21:1-11; 26; 27:27-66; 28:1-10.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

          A Mother Who Prayed - Arch Book by Santamaria, Leslie
          Price: $2.99
          Item #: 99900 -

            Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of Hannah and Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1-28). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

            Abrahams Big Test - Arch Book by Lockhart Kearns, Becky
            Price: $2.99
            Item #: 85634 -

              Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of Abraham and his son Issac (Genesis 12:1–22:19). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

              Baby Jesus is Born-Arch Books
              Price: $2.99
              Item #: 99916 -

                by Gloria TruittThis is a presentation of the Christmas story (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                Baby Jesus Visits the Temple-Arch Books
                Price: $2.99
                Item #: 81151 -

                  by: Alice MaasThis book retells the events of Jesus' presentation at the Temple and his encounters with Simeon and Anna (Luke 2:21-40). The Arch Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                  Born on Christmas Morn -Arch Book
                  Price: $2.99
                  Item #: 82219 -

                    by: Melinda Busch This book retells the story of Jesus Birth (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                    Daniel and the Lions - Arch Books by Burgdorf, Larry
                    Price: $2.99
                    Item #: 81133 -

                      This Arch Book tells the story of Daniel 6 from the lions' point of view. As children read about Daniel's seemingly hopeless position, they learn that just as God rescued Daniel from the lions' den, He sent Someone—our Savior, Jesus—to pull us out of the pit and into the light of eternal day.Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesAge(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

                      David and His Friend Jonathan - Arch Book by Dietrich, Julie
                      Price: $2.99
                      Item #: 89893 -

                        Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book tells the story of the friendship between David and Jonathan, son of King Saul (1 Samuel 18-20).The Arch® Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 -...

                        Day Jesus Died Arch Book
                        Price: $2.99
                        Item #: 81279 -

                          This book retells the events of the first Good Friday (Matthew 26:47�27:66; Mark 14:43�15:47; Luke 22:47�23:56; and John 18:1�19:42). The Arch� Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader� program and carries a point value of .5. 16 pages ...

                          From Adam To Easter Arch Book for Children
                          Price: $2.99
                          Item #: 90014 -

                            From Adam To Easter Arch Book for ChildrenOverview: Based on the biblical Easter story, this title retells the Easter story in the context of the greater history of mankind, that is Adam’s original sin and how Jesus—the second Adam—reconciled us to God through His death and resurrection. Based on Paul's eloquent explanation in Romans 5:15–17, it forges a connection between the Old and New Testaments for readers and shows how the entire Bible tells the story of salvation. About the...

                            Hes Risen Hes Alive Arch Bk
                            Price: $2.99
                            Item #: 84801 -

                              This book retells the story of Christ�s Resurrection (Matthew 27:32�28:10). The Arch� Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader� program and carries a point value of .5. Saddle-stitched paperback16 Pages ...

                              Jesus and the Woman at the Well - Arch Book by Kay Busch, Melinda
                              Price: $2.99
                              Item #: 99861 -

                                Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of Jesus' encounter with a Samaritan woman (John 4:1-42) The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                Jesus Blesses The Children Arch Book   Gloria Truitt 9780570075271
                                Price: $2.99
                                Item #: 83219 -

                                  Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of the children and Jesus (Mark 10:13-16). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. ...

                                  Jesus Shows His Glory - Arch Book by Jonathan Schkade
                                  Price: $2.99
                                  Item #: 90025 -

                                    Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages The transfiguration of Jesus can be confusing for children; even the word "transfiguration" is long and complicated! Jesus Shows His Glory tells the story of the transfiguration, the glorified change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain (Matthew 17:1-13; Mark 9:2-13 and Luke 9:28-36), illustrating why it's important and what that means for children today. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                    Jesus Visits Mary and Martha - Arch Book by Medlock Adams, Michelle
                                    Price: $2.99
                                    Item #: 109103 -

                                      Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesIn the story of Jesus visiting Mary and Martha, Martha is often upheld as a symbol of what not to do. But looking closer, we can see that Martha’s misstep is that she allowed worry to overpower the grace Jesus offers. Children (and adults!) will be encouraged to serve Jesus in all they do!Age(s):3 - 8Grade(s):Pre3 - 3

                                      Johns Easter Story Arch Book for Children
                                      Price: $2.99
                                      Item #: 80140 -

                                        John's Easter Story Arch Book for ChildrenJohn's Easter Story tells the Easter story from John's perspective, as revealed in the book of John.

                                        Jonah and the Very Big Fish - Arch Book by Fletcher, Sarah
                                        Price: $2.99
                                        Item #: 83574 -

                                          Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book is a retelling of the book of Jonah. The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                          Mary Magdalens Easter Story
                                          Price: $2.99
                                          Item #: 99922 -

                                            This book tells the story of Easter from the view point of Mary Magdelene (John 20:10-18).The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader� program and carries a point value of .5. 16 Pages ...

                                            Marys Christmas Story- Arch Books
                                            Price: $2.99
                                            Item #: 83218 -

                                              by Teresa OliveThis book retells the Christmas story from Mary's viewpoint (Luke 1:52:18).The Arch Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                                              My Merry Christmas-Arch Book
                                              Price: $2.99
                                              Item #: 81124 -

                                                by: Theresa OliveThis book begins with the story of the first Christmas (Luke 2:1-20) and ends with the celebration in our own homes. The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. ...

                                                Noahs 2-by-2 Adventure - Arch Book by Wedeven, Carol
                                                Price: $2.99
                                                Item #: 98067 -

                                                  Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the adventures of Noah and his family (Genesis 6:1–9:17). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Ages: 5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                                  O Bethlehem - Arch Books by Petersen Tietz, Joan
                                                  Price: $2.99
                                                  Item #: 84593 -

                                                    When Jesus was born, He wasn’t laid in a royal bed—He was laid in a manger in the little town of Bethlehem! In this retelling of Luke 2, your little one learns that just as God commanded His Son to be born through humble means, He often works through small, unexpected ways to reveal His divinity and fulfill His promises to us.About the SeriesArch® Books captivate children with colorful pictures and creative poems. Each book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way children ages 5–9...

                                                    Oh Holy Night! -Arch Book
                                                    Price: $2.99
                                                    Item #: 86111 -

                                                      by Joan TietzArch Books tell popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. Each Arch Book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way. This Arch Book tells the story of Christmas as told in Luke 2:1-20.

                                                      On A Silent Night-Arch Books
                                                      Price: $2.99
                                                      Item #: 81130 -

                                                        by: Joy Davis This book retells the story of Christmas (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                                                        Solomon Builds the Temple - Arch Book by Streufert Jander, Martha
                                                        Price: $2.99
                                                        Item #: 90038 -

                                                          Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesSolomon Builds the Temple tells the story of how Solomon built the temple according to God's direction as found in 1 Kings 5:1-8:66.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

                                                          Star of Wonder-Arch Books
                                                          Price: $2.99
                                                          Item #: 88136 -

                                                            by Cynthia Hinkle This book retells the story of Jesus birth from the journey of Mary and Joseph to the journey of the Wise Men (Matthew 2:1-11, Luke 2:8-18). The Arch Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                                                            Ten Commandments Arch Book
                                                            Price: $2.99
                                                            Item #: 89894 -

                                                              This book retells the story of Moses and the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. This book was written from the perspective of the historical Christian church, and numbers...

                                                              The Christmas Angels - Arch Book by Hartman, Sara
                                                              Price: $2.99
                                                              Item #: 90041 -

                                                                Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesThis Arch Book focuses on the angels at Christmas as found in Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2. Angel that blocked the entrance to EdenAngel Gabriel that appeared to Zechariah and MaryAngel that appeared in Joseph's dreamAngels that appeared to the shepherdsAngel that warned Joseph not to trust Herod Excerpt Herod vowed to destroy the new king But an angel again saved the day, By telling Joseph in another dream To take Mary and Jesus away.Age(s):5 -...

                                                                The Christmas Connection - Arch Book by Lukasek, Karyn
                                                                Price: $2.99
                                                                Item #: 105472 -

                                                                  Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesWhen we think of Jesus’ life on earth, we must remember both the beginning of the story and the end! This Arch Book ties together Luke 2 and Matthew 28 to help children learn the parallels between Christmas and Easter.Ages: 5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

                                                                  ?The Christmas Promise? By Eric Bohnet
                                                                  Price: $2.99
                                                                  Item #: 90042 -

                                                                    The Christmas Promise By Eric BohnetAn Arch Book

                                                                    The Easter Gift
                                                                    Price: $2.99
                                                                    Item #: 90043 -

                                                                      This book retells the story of Easter (Genesis 3:15; 49:10; Matthew 1; 4:1-11; 10:1-4; 26�28; Luke 2; Hebrews 11). The Arch� Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.

                                                                      The Easter Victory Arch Book
                                                                      Price: $2.99
                                                                      Item #: 99930 -

                                                                        This book tells the story of Easter Week (Matthew 26�28). The Arch� Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader� program and carries a point value of .5. Saddle-stitched paperback16 Pages ...

                                                                        The Lords Prayer - Arch Book by Baden, Robert
                                                                        Price: $2.99
                                                                        Item #: 78510 -

                                                                          Saddle-stitched paperback / 24 Pages This book tells how Jesus taught the people to pray (Matthew 6:5–14; Luke 11:1–4). As Jesus taught the disciples to pray with the Lord's Prayer, He teaches children what those words mean in the context of their lives. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Ages: 5 - 9Grade(s): Kindergarten - 3

                                                                          The Shepherds Shook in Their Shoes-Arch Books
                                                                          Price: $2.99
                                                                          Item #: 98059 -

                                                                            by Michelle Medlock AdamsThis Arch Book tells about the birth of Jesus as revealed in Luke 2. From The Shepherds Shook in their ShoesOne night while shepherds did their jobsAnd watched their sheep with careAn angel of the Lord appearedAnd gave them quite a scare! The shepherds' hearts were full of fearThey shook right in their shoesBut then the angel called to them"Fear not, I've got good news!"

                                                                            The Songs of Christmas - Arch Book by Lisa M. Clark
                                                                            Price: $2.99
                                                                            Item #: 81222 -

                                                                              Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesThis book retells the Christmas story through the songs found in the Bible: Mary’s Song: The Magnificat, the song of the angels’ announcement to the shepherds, Simeon’s Song of Praise when Jesus is presented in the temple (“let your servant depart in peace …”), and concludes by reminding the reader that we sing about Jesus at Christmas.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

                                                                              The Story of the Empty Tomb - Arch Books
                                                                              Price: $2.49
                                                                              Item #: 89325 -

                                                                                Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book tells the story of the First Easter (John 20). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5.

                                                                                The Story of the Good Samaritan - Arch Book by  Olive, Teresa
                                                                                Price: $2.99
                                                                                Item #: 99903 -

                                                                                  Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book tells the parable of the Good Samaritan (Matthew 22:34–40; Mark 12:28–31; Luke 10:25–37) in order to teach children to love their neighbors as themselves. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

                                                                                  The Ten Plagues - Arch Books by Hartman, Sara
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                                                                                  Item #: 99905 -

                                                                                    Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of God's people and their exodus from Egypt (Exodus 7—12). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                                                                    The Week That Led to Easter - Arch Books by Larrison, Joanne
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                                                                                    Item #: 81142 -

                                                                                      The week that led to Easter is significant in the lives of Christians. Children will learn the events of Holy Week, tracing the steps of Christ to the cross that leads to jubilant celebration as Christ defeats Satan and sin! This book retells the events of Palm Sunday through Easter day (Matthew 21:1—28:10; Mark 11:1—16:8; Luke 19:29—24:12; John 12:12—20:10). This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. About the Series Arch® Books captivate children...

                                                                                      Tried and True Job - Arch Book by Shoemaker, Tim
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                                                                                      Item #: 78565 -

                                                                                        Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 PagesThis book retells the story of Job. The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3

                                                                                        Very First Lords Supper Arch Book
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                                                                                        Item #: 85639 -

                                                                                          This book retells the story of the final night in the upper room (Matthew 26:17-75; Mark 14:12-72; Luke 22:7-71). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9 Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                                                                          When Jesus Was Born - Arch Book by Hartman, Sara
                                                                                          Price: $2.99
                                                                                          Item #: 90063 -

                                                                                            Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of Jesus' birth (Luke 2). Helps children to learn how the people and places factored into the first Christmas. The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of...

                                                                                            Jerichos Tumbling Walls - Arch Book by Curren, Joan
                                                                                            Price: $2.99
                                                                                            Item #: 81163 -

                                                                                              Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells the story of the fall of Jericho (Joshua 3:1—4:24; 5:13—6:20). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5.Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...

                                                                                              The Coming of the Holy Spirit - Arch Book by Baden, Robert
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                                                                                              Item #: 99919 -

                                                                                                This book tells of the Pentecost (Acts 2:1-41). The Arch® Bookseries tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages ...

                                                                                                The Lost Coin - Arch Book by Dreyer, Nicole
                                                                                                Price: $2.99
                                                                                                Item #: 99898 -

                                                                                                  Saddle-stitched paperback / 16 Pages This book retells Jesus' parable of the lost coin (Luke 15:8-10). The Arch® Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. Age(s):5 - 9Grade(s):Kindergarten - 3 ...