Free Reading and Spelling Resources
All About Learning Press (the makers of All About Spelling and All About Reading) has a wonderful collection of free resources on their site.
Touching Tale for Teens
Brave Water is a moving tale about a single day in the life of a teenage girl from a remote African village. This book highlights many difficult topics that, sadly, are daily struggles for many people around the world. This unique story is told through multiple viewpoints, as well as numerous flashbacks, but mainly unfolds from Talitha’s point of view. During her long daily trek to the only freshwater source for her village, Talitha experiences a day that completely alters her life.
Learn the Stories Behind Your Favorite Children’s Books
The Stories Behind the Stories: The Remarkable True Tales Behind Your Favorite Children’s Books by Danielle Higley offers a fascinating look at the authors and circumstances that combined to create some of the most beloved works of children’s literature.
A Catholic Guide to Narnia
Is reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis part of your educational plan for this year? If so, you will want to pick up a guide to A Catholic Guide to Narnia: Questions and Activities for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
Marvelous Middle-grade Mystery
Secrets in September is a fun middle-school novel, perfect for those younger teens who love a good mystery.
Dystopian Catholic YA Adventure
Chasing Liberty by Theresa Linden Review: This dystopian Catholic YA novel by Theresa Linden is the first book in her Liberty series for older teens….
Parent’s Guide to Children’s Literature
Cheri Blomquist provides parents, especially those who homeschool, a great service with her new guide to children’s literature.
Pro-Life Novel for Older Teens
Close to the Soul, a debut novel by Mary Jo Thayer set in the 1950s and 60s portrays a young woman who, with God’s help,…
Learning from Literature Starts with Scripture
A desire to ignite our kids with great ideas and an appreciation for their dignity as children of God often leads us to good books that jumpstart great conversations! But where to begin? Today, our guest is the delightful Kevin O’Brien, here to explain why Learning from Literature Starts with Scripture.