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Lovely Picture Book about History of Musical Notation

In a new picture book, The First Notes: The Story of Do, Re, Mi, Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, share the story of how the musical scale came to be.

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Cozy Christmas Caper

he characters in this series are wonderful—from the main protagonists to the supporting cast, they all help to bring the story to life. I especially appreciate the positive messages and life-lessons that the author weaves into her stories.

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The Adventure Continues

Antony Kolenc has a new adventure to add to his wildly popular middle-grade series, The Harwood Mysteries. The newest installment, The Merchant’s Curse, is brimming with danger and a puzzling mystery that will keep the reader guessing.

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Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade Book Reviews Kindergarten Religion

Introduce Children to the Women Doctors of the Church

There are four women Doctors of the Church: Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, and Therese of Lisieux. In a new picture book, The Women Doctors of the Church, writer Colleen Pressprich and illustrator Adalee Hude introduce children to these great saints.

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Your School of Love
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Building a Homeschool of Love

Conservative Catholic homeschoolers will delight in reading Your School of Love: A Spiritual Companion for Homeschooling Mothers.

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Time-Traveling Adventure

This time-travel story has many aspects that kept me turning the pages—a thrilling adventure, fantastic characters, an intriguing premise, and a wonderful message.

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Posted in 1st grade Book Reviews Kindergarten Preschool Religion

Praying to the Holy Angels

Do you want to introduce your young children to the Angel of God and St. Michael the Archangel prayers? Kerri Davison of Holy Heroes has created a lovely book to do just that.

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A New Forgotten Friend

The Prince Who Traded Kingdoms is another masterpiece in Susan Peek’s growing God’s Forgotten Friends collection. The author’s ability to bring to life the intriguing lives of little-known saints is an enormous blessing to our Catholic faith. This fascinating story about St. Cloud is her most heart-pounding story to date—truly a book that is impossible to put down.

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Posted in 1st grade Book Reviews Curriculum Kindergarten Religion

Our Holy Faith Curriculum by Tan Books

The Our Holy Faith series by Tan Books is a modernized reprint of an older series of religion books that has been an orthodox resource for families who wish to share the Catholic faith with their children. Each book has a corresponding review video that can also be utilized. The series is designed for grades K-8.

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Posted in 4th grade 5th grade 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews Science

Tan Foundations of Science Curriculum

A review of “Oceans: Mysteries of the Deep” in the Foundations of Science series by Tan Books.

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