Our friends from Catholic Teen Fiction are back with this video exploring the topic of temptation in Catholic fiction.
Jesus, Do You Want to Be My Friend? Is a new picture book by Mark Restaino, illustrated by J.P. Alcomendas. It is a charming, colorful book based on the idea that children can always talk to Jesus and ask him questions. Each two-page spread features an illustration combined with a question and a Bible verse. For example, the first page… Read more →
Reading to your child from the time he or she is born is a wonderful, rewarding activity. Not only does it serve as an opportunity for bonding and developing a close relationship, it is also educational, helping your young child develop vocabulary, comprehension, and pre-reading skills. Active reading takes that process one step further. According to Read with Me: Engaging… Read more →
Kimberly Fries has created a beautiful new collection of Catholic children’s books. Written by Fries with vibrant illustrations by Sue Kouma Johnson, these books are delightful additions to any home, Catholic school, or parish library. There are two saint books: Girl Saints for Little Ones and Boy Saints for Little Ones. Each two-page spread features a short biography of the… Read more →
The Other Side of Freedom by Cynthia T. Toney In case you’re not familiar with Cynthia T. Toney, this very talented writer is the author of the award-winning Bird Face series of books – 8 Notes to a Nobody, 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status, 6 Dates to Disaster, and 3 Things to Forget. I have read them all and thoroughly… Read more →
Bad Things Can Happen “The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray” ~ Robert Burns When you start homeschooling, you don’t plan on having a health crisis or family trauma, but bad things can happen to good homeschoolers. We are not immune from difficulty just because our children are counting on us. Sometimes the best you can… Read more →
Fly away from the chill of winter with this subtraction worksheet featuring the birds of spring. For more fun and engaging learning activities, go to Education.com! Thank you to Education.com for sharing this worksheet with us! Download the worksheet and the answers.
The Locket’s Secret by K. Kelley Heyne The Locket’s Secret is a sweet yet powerful story about dealing with tragedy. This wonderful book for middle grade students focuses on the importance of family. The story follows Carrie and her family during their move across the country to a new home. This homeschooled teen struggles to deal with leaving her home… Read more →
Looking for some serious Bible Study this Lent, for either yourself or to do along with your high-school children? The St. Paul Center is offering a study of Genesis to Jesus. Journey through Scripture is the St. Paul Center’s flagship Bible study program designed to help ordinary Catholics grow in their knowledge of the Scriptures while deepening their understanding of… Read more →
Secrets: Visible and Invisible from the authors at CatholicTeenBooks.com Secrets is a collection of short stories for Catholic teens from seven of the authors at the joint website – www.CatholicTeenBooks.com. I am one of the authors of this anthology and working with all these talented authors was such a joy. All the stories involve a secret of some sort and… Read more →