Middle school and high school students searching for adventure or interested in Russian history will enjoy Night of the Cossack #historicalfiction #teens
Listen to the latest Homeschooling Saints Podcast on Inspiring Our Children to Love Literature featuring Joseph Pearce.
Awakening by Claudia Cangilla McAdam Awakening is one of those books that is hard to set aside. You just can’t help but continue to flip the pages, anxious to find out happens next. I found myself wanting to read just one more chapter after one more chapter. Even after I finished the book, my mind couldn’t put it aside, thinking about… Read more →
Treachery and Truth by Katy Huth Jones Treachery and Truth is the story behind a Christmas classic – Good King Wenceslas. Have you ever wondered about the inspiration for this classic song? If you’re like me, the answer is probably, no, you never gave a thought to the words you were singing. Well, lucky for us, Katy Huth Jones was… Read more →
Looking for some inspiring, enjoyable Catholic fiction for your teenage daughter? Playing by Heart by Carmela Martino may be just what you are looking for. Maria and Emilia Salvini are two gifted teens growing up in 18th-century Milan. In one way, they have been extremely blessed in that their father believed in educating girls. Her father’s favorite, Maria is fluent… Read more →
A group of authors writing primarily for Catholic and other Christian teens has launched the website CatholicTeenBooks.com. The website provides teen readers, parents, catechists, homeschool co-ops, youth ministers, teachers and others with direct links to exciting, well-crafted books that raise the heart and mind to God and reflect the fullness and beauty of the Catholic faith. The site is organized… Read more →
Bonnie Landry, a Canadian homeschooling mother of seven, has written a series of books which aim to simplify homeschooling. These books are short, but packed with useful information. Each one can be read in an hour or two which is perfect for busy moms. Homeschooling, Simplified: Chocolate Chip Math shows you how to teach math in just a few minutes… Read more →
After a long break, I am writing another post for my series “Finding God in Children’s Literature.” The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis has been one of my favorite children’s books since I first read it in fourth grade. Recently I found myself pondering its profundity during Mass. Not the worst way to be distracted from… Read more →