Tag: Book Review
Middle-Grade Civil War Adventure
Avery’s Battlefield is a sweet historical novel for middle school students. The story follows two years in the life of Avery, a young teen boy, during the Civil War. This book would be a great way to introduce kids to that tumultuous time in American history.
Thinking About Unschooling?
In The Unschool Challenge, Elvis provides short essays on various topics related to unschooling and then she provides challenges for readers to do. This is a pick and choose sort of book. You don’t need to read it in order. You can select which topics interest you and learn more about them, pursue some of the challenges, and incorporate what you feel is valuable into your homeschooling life.
Learn About God’s Superheroes
A new set of books on “God’s Superheroes” by Mary Bajda is designed to appeal to ages eight through teens and encourages young people to use their own gifts in service to God and others.
Introduce Children to Flannery O’Connor
The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor: A Life by Amy Alexander is a charming oversized picture book that introduces children to this amazing woman.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.