Archive for the ‘Grades K – 2’ Category

Book Summary: In this chapter book for young readers or readaloud, seven-year-old Hanna has just moved to a new town from her home in the mountains. Hanna struggles to make friends, first with two girls across the street who go to school, then with children in her new homeschooling cooperative. Hanna also has challenges at […]

Book Summary: In this enduring story from a time not so long ago, Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning. From gathering and sorting the clothes, to washing and hanging them outside to dry, to folding and putting them away, the family works together to get the job done. […]

Book Summary: Terrence Tullgren tells the fresh and inspiring story of a young boy who learns how to be grateful by watching the community behavior of deer and squirrels in the woods near his home. Donnie offers food to the animals and they are thankful. This special experience inspires Donnie to express gratitude to others. […]

50 Books Perfect for Pre K - 2

  One of the best times to make a good memory is right before bed time. It’s a precious few moments of life perfectly suited to reading a book aloud to your child. Here’s a list of our preschool through second grade favorites…you know, those books they begged to read over and over again. We hope […]

Calling all authors who were homeschooled, write for homeschoolers, or are publishing books that could interest homeschoolers!  Basically, any author having anything to do with homeschooling and books.  Are you releasing a new title soon?  Would you like some extra promotion?  Want to create a little extra “buzz” for this fabulous new story? Here at […]

Author bio: Hi! I’m Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer Woman. After marrying a cattle rancher, moving to the country, and having babies for ten years, I started a blog on a whim in 2006. There, I shared stories from my childhood, photos of my children growing up in the country, and eventually, recipes […]

Book Summary: “These are the best things that happened to me the year I didn’t go to school: Traveled around Italy with my family’s theater troupe. Performed in a theater outside (I was a monkey, a panda, and a lion!). Ate spaghetti with a fried egg on top. Slept in a truck. Wore cowboy boots. […]

Book Summary: From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley’s enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: […]

Book Summary: We all choose to homeschool for a variety of reasons. Some for religious reasons, some political, some of us use curricula and others unschool. Yet the one thing we all have in common is that when we move through our day during what most people consider to be ‘school hours’ we are faced […]

    Book Summary: A delightful children’s picture book which tells the story of a young girl and her family as they learn and work together on their farm. Her mother teaches her at home along with her three brothers and her baby sister. The story is illustrated with beautiful watercolor paintings. Every page is […]