The Big Brain Book
Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews High School Science

Learn About the Brain

The Big Brain Book: How it Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill, PhD is a fascinating look at the inner workings of the brain and what it means for your life.

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Time Travel Adventure to Meet St. Nick

Mr. Baker’s catechism classes are literally brought to life with a special time-traveling book. In this newest story, one of Mr. Baker’s students, Theo, is whisked away to discover more about the real St. Nicholas.

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Maximilian Kolbe: Inspiring Modern Saint

This graphic novel by Sophia Press is a fabulous look into the life of St. Maximilian Kolbe.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Portrait of the Son

Portrait of the Son: A Tale of Love by Josephine Nobisso is a follow-up to her much-loved picture books The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith and Take it to the Queen: A Tale of Hope. Anyone who enjoyed those stories will want to add this one to their collection.

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Marvelous Middle-grade Mystery

Secrets in September is a fun middle-school novel, perfect for those younger teens who love a good mystery.

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The Interior Castle
Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Introduce Your Family to St. Teresa of Avila

The Interior Castle: A Boy’s Journey into the Riches of Prayer can introduce children to St. Teresa of Avila as well as help them gain a better understanding of the role of prayer in their lives.

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Cover image of Lucia of Fatima by Kathryn Swegart
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Learn about Lucia of Fatima

Lucia of Fatima is a wonderful way to introduce your children to the visions at Fatima.

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Cover of Abba Moses: Notorious Robber, Desert Father
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Time-traveling Adventure for Families

With the help of his magical book, Mr. Baker takes the kids on an adventure back in time to meet Moses. Not that Moses, but the bandit Moses from the 4th Century who terrorized Egyptian communities.

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Children’s Books about St. Therese

St. Therese’s feast day is coming up on October 1st. St. Therese is a much-loved saint, but she has a special appeal for children. Her “Little Way” is one even small children can grasp.

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Posted in Book Reviews Social Studies / History

Learn How to Make History Come Alive

If you struggle with teaching history or are simply looking for some new techniques to help make your children’s experience of history a better one, The Catholic Educator’s Guide to Teaching History is worth reading.

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