My First Read and Learn Favorite Bible Verses highlights passages that are developmentally appropriate for young children to say, repeat and embrace. (from the Introduction by Dr. Mary Manz Simon) Scholastic, and reknowned author and lecturer Dr. Mary Manz Simon have joined together to bring you My First Read and Learn Memory Bible. As parents share these timeless truths with young children, symbols on each page help them integrate the words into everyday activities. The icons are: globe (creation), sun peeking (morning), star (evening), church (worship), lightning (safety), heart (virtues), smiley face (friends), folded hands (prayer), and a rainbow (hope for the future). A simple way to help children experience the Bible and grow in their understanding of God's love.