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Grammy Nominated and Dove Award Winning
Vocalist Natalie Grant
to Serve as Spokesperson for Zondervan’s Faithgirlz Brand

MEDIA CONTACT: Liane Worthington, liane.worthington@ harpercollins.com616-698-3345

Grand Rapids, MI— March 4, 2015— Zonderkidz is honored to announce that award winning Christian recording artist Natalie Grant will serve as the official spokesperson for the Faithgirlz brand of books and Bibles. The multi-Grammy nominated five time Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Female Vocalist of the Year has had numerous #1 hits over the past decade.  She will now lend her powerful voice to the Faithgirlz brand.  The host of It Takes a Church, the number 1 rated show for females on the Game Show Network (GSN), and co-founder of the Dare to Be Tour, Grant will share Faithgirlz products with her vast audience.

Through her most important role as mother to her three girls, Grant quickly identified with the brand, designed for girls ages 9-12. She now uses Faithgirlz books as tools to develop their walk with God and encourages others to do the same. “As the mother of twin 8 year old girls, the tween years are upon me,” says Natalie Grant. “I am so grateful for Faithgirlz and the products they provide that will keep my girls interested and entertained, as well as unlock their faith in a deeper way and give them a better understanding of Jesus.” 

 The Faithgirlz brand offers quality faith-based resources to parents and girls, creating a foundation for a lifelong relationship with Christ. Known for Bibles, devotionals, non-fiction advice books, magazine-style do-it-yourself books,  and fiction series,  the Faithgirlz brand has been a popular fixture for Christian girls since 2006. The brand is expanding to meet the needs of today’s girls by ensuring that the content is both appropriate for 9-12 year olds and speaks to their hearts by relating to them. Grant’s role as spokesperson is a new feature for the popular brand. “We are delighted to work with Natalie Grant as part of  this exciting new step in the growth of the Faithgirlz brand,” says Annette Bourland, Senior Vice President and Publisher at Zonderkidz.  “Natalie’s commitment to and passion for God’s Word makes her both a wonderful example for our young readers and an ideal person to speak on behalf of the Faithgirlz brand.

According to a recent Barna Research study, the pre-teen years are pivotal for spiritual development. Nearly half of all Americans who accept Jesus Christ as their Savior do so before reaching the age of 13. As a mom, Grant shares, “I’m thrilled to partner with this impactful brand. The content does so much to support girls at a critical age in their journey. I am excited to let more moms know about these products that both they and their daughters will love.”

To learn more about the brand and Grant’s partnership with Faithgirlz, visit

About Faithgirlz: Faithgirlz empowers girls to joyfully explore, grow and proclaim their Christian faith. Through a variety of Bibles, devotionals, fiction series and products, the Faithgirlz brand delivers quality, relevant content that speaks to the needs of today’s 9-12 year old girls. For additional information and resources for parents and guardians, visit

About Natalie Grant: Multi-Grammy nominated Natalie Grant is a powerhouse vocalist, heart gripping songwriter, and charismatic performer who has consistently remained one of the top selling Christian & Gospel artists with over 3 million in sales. She is currently the host of GSN’s hit television series “It Takes A Church,” the network’s highest rated show for women. The Gospel Music Association named her the 2012 Female Vocalist of the Year, an honor that she’s received 5 times. Beyond her artistry, she is an outspoken advocate for victims of human trafficking.   

 Zonderkidz™, the children’s division of Zondervan, inspires young lives through imagination and innovation. As the leader in Christian children’s communications, it creates products that awaken the hearts and touch the souls of kids under 14. Zonderkidz is also publisher of the NIrV (New International Reader’s Version) Bible translation, the third grade reading level edition of the NIV. For additional information, please visit   

Zondervan is a world-leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications. Zondervan, as part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., delivers transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and translated into nearly 200 languages. Zondervan offices are located in Grand Rapids, MI. For additional information, please visit