Books We Read

How to Easily Include Women’s History in Your Morning Time

Including women’s history in our homeschool has always been a priority for me. I am very intentional about including fiction books with strong female characters as well as non-fiction titles about powerful women in our studies. I want both my sons and daughters to learn about the issues that women in particular have faced throughout …

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Most Beautiful, Imaginative Art and Poetry Books Ever

Art and Poetry come together in these beautiful books by Rob Gonsalves.

Our family has a favorite modern day artist. His mind-bending, beautiful images take us on an exciting trip into the surreal every time we view them.  His artwork stimulates our imagination and leaves us wondering how it is created so perfectly. Meet: Rob Gonsalves Rob is a Canadian artist who creates illusions in his art that …

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Literature List for Our 7th and 8th Grade Book Club

We made it!   Our school year has wrapped up and with the exception of a few loose ends in math, we are relishing our free time. Of course, my free time includes time spent reflecting on our completed school year.  It’s important for me to re-evaluate choices that didn’t work, while also celebrating our successful ones. One of …

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What did we read this week? Our Homeschool Week in Books.

(FYI: I periscope – @notbefore7 – every Saturday to share these books.  You can find the one for this list here.!) So what did we read this week? Non-fiction: (How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous is one that we read a little each day.) Our read-aloud chapter books: Geography, Antarctica Focus: Poetry: …

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Our Homeschool Week in Books?

(FYI: I periscope – @notbefore7 – every Saturday to share these books.  You can find the one for this list here.!) So what did we read this week? Non-fiction: (How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous is FANTASTIC.  Interesting.  Informative. We read a little each day.) Non-fiction Picture Books (Colonial Focus): Our read-aloud …

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