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Popes, Emperors, and Elephants

Popes, Emperors, and Elephants is a fun, interesting read, sure to pique the interest of even those who don’t relish studying history.

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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,…

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A “Little House” Book for a New Generation

“Prairie Lotus” by Linda Sue Parks is a “Little House” book for a new generation

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The Singer and the Sailor

Therese Boucher provides a poignant portrait of early 20th century life for Catholic French-Canadian immigrants in central Massachusetts in The Singer and the Sailor.

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Mary and the 50 States
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Mary and the 50 States

Mary and the 50 States is a beautiful picture book by Brenda and George Nippert. For the 200th birthday of America in 1976, a litany…

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Learn about Innovative Librarian who Created First Bookmobile

For many years, Mary Lemist Titcomb was an unheralded part of U.S. History. Sharlee Glenn is working to change that. In Library on Wheels, she…

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African Poverty
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Global Perspective in the Homeschool

2017 is bearing down on us.  Christmas holidaying is once again threatening to turn my kids into self-centered brats (threatening;  they’re still pretty amazingly caring…

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Erin’s Ring

Erin’s Ring by Laura H. Pearl Waterford, MI: Bezalel Books, 2014 Erin’s Ring by Laura H. Pearl is a delightful Catholic young adult novel. Molly…

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The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister

The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister by Nonna Bannister with Denise George and Carolyn Tomlin Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers…

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Stanford University Online Middle and High School

This school may be enrolled in on a per-class basis or as a full course of study. From their course catalog:   The Stanford University…

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