Summer reading is one of our favorite past times. Kicking back by the pool, on the beach or swinging in a hammock with a beloved tome is surely one of life’s most pleasurable moments. We’ve got a great line-up of favorite summer reading lists for you at The Curriculum Choice. It’s all about books, books and more books. Favorite Summer Reading Lists As a homeschooling
When I peeked into a room at our homeschool conference, I noticed keynote speaker Melanie Young (co-author of the excellent books Raising Real Men and My Beloved and My Friend) having lunch with her daughter. Gathering up my courage I introduced myself to them and was startled at the response. “Oh, you’re Annie Kate! You introduced us to the Scout books!” And then she excitedly
After two decades of homeschooling, I sometimes look back and see things I wish I had done differently. If I could do it over, I would get more of Susan K. Marlow’s exciting and wholesome books for my family to enjoy. The Circle C Ranch books are written in several series from beginning readers to teens and, unlike many series, they remain interesting. In fact, I
There are few books as suited to finding homeschool rabbit trails as The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. I’m sure you know the story: A family with four boys was shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island. Because they had been planning to set up a colony, the ship was full of useful supplies, but getting them onto the island was an adventure in
If you’ve ever tried to find the best books for studying a historical time period, combine the books, and create a plan that works, you know how hard that task can be! Now, imagine that someone has done the hard work of finding all those books for you – the best books for your history studies, organized by grade-level and time period. Wouldn’t that be nice?
They are so many amazing Homeschool resources available to us these days. Sharing resources is a great way to engage with other homeschoolers and collaborate on what has worked well in their homeschool and yours. Today we are sharing Our Favorite Homeschool Books with you to peruse and enjoy. Let us know in the comments if you have a favorite that is on our list or
Homeschoolers love stacks of books. Library books. New school books. Books for simply reading for pleasure. But sometimes purchasing and collecting the books for that curriculum list can be a bit overwhelming. I have a frugal answer for you. A homeschool library start up from Dover Publications. ~Don’t miss the discount code plus the giveaways for each age group at the end!! We received this
Reading good books together is a cornerstone practice of our homeschool. Reading together gives our children a deep well of reliable language patterns. This reservoir helps them become discerning, articulate readers and writers. Good books also spark their imagination and give them a rich sense of lived history. But really, one of the biggest benefits is that it’s enjoyable to share stories together. ~Don’t miss