Night of the Cossack – historical fiction for teens

Middle school and high school students searching for adventure or interested in Russian history will enjoy Night of the Cossack #historicalfiction #teens

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Online Animation Class

Chad Stewart, former Disney animator and veteran home school Dad, offers a 12-week LIVE – online Animation Course for ages 11-18.

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Help Your Children Develop a Spiritual Growth Mindset

Ginny Kochis of notsoformulaic.com has developed Made for Greatness: A Growth Mindset Journal for Courageous Catholic Youth to help Catholic children and teens ages nine and up to develop a virtuous life and live for God.

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The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger

The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger This YA novel is written from the perspective of the grown-up Joshua, as he looks back and remembers a life-changing time in his past. I loved this book and couldn’t wait to see how the story played out. I was so moved by the friendship of Josh and the …

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New Catholic Middle Grade Fiction – One Shall Lead

In One Shall Lead (Within Hearts and Minds) by Catholic Writer’s Guild member Maria Rosati, Christian (the oldest of four children) enters middle school with questions about politics, faith, nationalism, and family. All seem to be pelting him for answers. With the country split on the issues and on the brink of war, Christian’s younger …

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A Sweet Yet Powerful Story of Confronting Loss

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 …

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Outstanding Collection of Short Stories for Catholic Teens

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 …

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New Fun Middle-School Adventure: Saving Mount Rushmore

Looking for a fun adventure for your older elementary or middle school student? This book might just be what you’re looking for. Saving Mount Rushmore is the story of a middle school boy named John, who’s upset to have to spend the summer in South Dakota with an Aunt he barely knows. So much for …

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New Allegory – In the Realm of Mist and Mercy

In the Realm of Mist and Mercy by Susan A. Howard is an engaging allegory about the Catholic life for middle-grade or older readers. Waljan is the hero of this tale, an orphan boy found in the woods by Haden as an infant after his parents had given him up in order to follow Asmodeus …

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Art Achieve – Draw the World

ArtAchieve Art Lessons for Kids Make it Easy for Anyone to Teach Drawing and Painting ArtAchieve art lessons for kids: Are inspired by art from around the world Include links to related topics in social studies, science, and language arts Enable people who have no art background to teach exciting art classes ArtAchieve drawing lessons …

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