Posted in Book Reviews History

Beautiful Historic Fiction

Playing By Heart by Carmela Martino This beautifully written Young Adult novel centers around the strong faith of two sisters, Emilia and Maria, and their…

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A Single Bead
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The Power of the Rosary

A Single Bead by Stephanie Engelman A Single Bead is a beautiful young adult novel that centers around a family in need and a special rosary that…

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One Shall Lead
Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Religion

New Catholic Middle Grade Fiction – One Shall Lead

In One Shall Lead (Within Hearts and Minds) by Catholic Writer’s Guild member Maria Rosati, Christian (the oldest of four children) enters middle school with…

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Posted in English High School Religion Resources

Faith through Fiction – Temptation

Our friends from Catholic Teen Fiction are back with this video exploring the topic of temptation in Catholic fiction.

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Awakening - New Catholic YA Novel
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A Unique Twist on the Passion Story

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…

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Posted in 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews High School

Outstanding Collection of Short Stories for Catholic Teens

Secrets: Visible and Invisible from the authors at CatholicTeenBooks.com Secrets is a collection of short stories for Catholic teens from seven of the authors at…

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Posted in Practical Tips

Let Fiction Help You Socialize Your Children

Did you ever consider fiction as a way of helping with socialization? Socialization in a nutshell means getting together with others and learning acceptable behavior….

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Secrets - Catholic Teen Fiction
Posted in English High School

Secrets – Excellent Catholic Teen Fiction

Earlier this year, the writers from CatholicTeenBooks.com released Secrets: Visible and Invisible, a collection of short stories. At the time, my reading pile was too…

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Where You Lead by Leslea Wahl
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A Catholic Nancy Drew Style Mystery

Do you have a teen who enjoys Nancy Drew style mysteries? If so, she will definitely enjoy Leslea Wahl’s new offering, Where You Lead. Eve…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Talking with Teens about the Current Church Crisis

Depending on whether your local priest has mentioned the current sex abuse crisis in the Church, you may be able to keep your younger children…

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