Our family LOVES books on tape. I greatly enjoy reading wonderful literature aloud to my children, but quite honestly, I don’t have as much time to read aloud as I used to. Our library has a huge assortment of classic literature on tape and CD. Several years ago, we started checking out a new book every couple of weeks to listen to as we drive
The composer biographies written by Opal Wheeler are a great complement to a Charlotte Mason style composer study. I say complement because studying the biography of a composer is not essential to enjoying his music which is the core of a composer study. Composers in the series include Bach Beethoven Handel Haydn Mozart Schumann Chopin Brahms Foster MacDowell Schubert The biographies cover both the childhood
My enjoyment of historical fiction and biographies began as soon as I could read. In elementary school a new ValueTales biography came home in my backpack every week. In high school The Stonewycke Trilogy carried me to Scotland. The timeline in my mind wasn’t very cohesive, but I still have memories of people, places, and events I visited in those books. Don’t we all learn
Have you ever wondered if your child was understanding and comprehending what they were reading? My oldest son was a late bloomer when it came to reading and I wanted to make sure he understood the books that I chose for him. I came across a wonderful website called Fortunately For You Books. Fortunately For You Books carries a variety of hands on ways of
Years ago, after writing a paper for a college history class about Norwegian Americans, I became familiar with a fraternal organization called Sons of Norway. I joined and though I wasn’t an active member, I enjoyed reading the Viking magazine that arrived in my mailbox each month and I dreamed of someday traveling to my ancestral homeland. As a parent, I want the best for
From the time my children were preschoolers, and even now, we have enjoyed the Miller Stories by Mildred A. Martin over and over again! We started our journey with the Miller books by reading Storytime with the Millers. After gobbling up each and every story several times, we realized that the entire set would eventually sit on our bookshelf. And so it does.
The History of the Horse is a Christian, living books based unit study published by Beautiful Feet (BF) Books. I bought History of the Horse for my fourth grade daughter, and I am so pleased with my choice! It was a huge hit with her! She mostly loved the great stories and the drawing assignments integrated into the lessons. I felt it was a great
My Audio School is an online collection of audio books that are in the public domain. We have been using My Audio School to supplement our TOG yr 2 readings. The simple navigation makes it easy to find the book or subject that you are looking for. You are really not going to believe the selection unless you check it out for yourself! You definitely