Category Archives: classics

The River Between Us Discussion Questions

This month we started our new homeschool year. (I know…sob! I don’t like back to school in August. Nevertheless, I am part of a homeschool co-op/commonwealth/liber community school that started this month.) I co-mentor a class about the Civil War/the … Continue reading

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Reading Aloud: An Obstinate Act of Love, Especially As You Defy Digital Distractions

Sarah Mackenzie recently did a podcast episode that captures my thinking of how and why reading aloud is so magical. It features an interview with the author of the book below, Meghan Cox Gurdon. Listen here. She answers a question … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books: Classics We Enjoyed for May, June and July 2019

  Here are most of the books we’ve been enjoying since May. If you want to be reminded of why it’s so important to read in this day of cheap, easy entertainment (otherwise known as the screen), go here to … Continue reading

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Patriotic Books for Summer from My National Treasure Tour, Part 2

  Today I am sharing all the great American history books for kids, and a few for adults, that I found in the gift shops at Mt. Vernon and Valley Forge on my recent trip back east. So these are … Continue reading

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Patriotic Books for Summer from My National Treasure Tour, Part 1

  Here is the beginning of my patriotic book posts, just in time to get ready to celebrate Independence Day! These books pictured below I garnered from my recent “National Treasure” tour. I had the privilege of touring D.C. and … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books: Classics We Studied in April and May 2019

It’s time to do another recap of classics we’ve been studying in our home, for homeschool and family life. Words that I hold sacred, from the holy writ of my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, says … Continue reading

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