Archive for the ‘Grades 3 – 5’ Category

  Middle School/High School Homeschool Resources One of the best ways to study history is through books. The use of biographies, fiction, and basic history make a great mix to keep a student’s interest. Students become so engrossed in the story and along the way, important moments in history become ingrained in their memory. The […]

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 […]

A couple of weeks ago, we released our Teen Summer Reading Challenge and you guys loved it enough that we decided to create one for kids too!  Just like with the teen challenge, this one contains 30 types of books and the titles are completely up to your choosing!  If you complete this challenge, we’d […]

Book Summary: There once was a little dog named Tray. He lived in England with his owner, Mary Ann Anning. Besides Mary Ann, Tray loved one other thing: He loved to dig for dinosaur bones. Together he and Mary Ann found small bones, big bones, and even entire skeletons! People came from all around the […]

4th Grade Book List

      A book is a door to adventure, and fourth graders need adventures!      

Book Summary: Caught living in a world between fantasy and reality, Carrie, a 13-year-old homeschooled girl, struggles to make sense of loss and new beginnings, seeking comfort in a heart-shaped locket with a secret. “Themes include: family, fantasy, and grief.”” Fan trailer:   *** Our Review: Coming soon!   Age Range: 9-12 years Paperback: 162 pages […]

Book Summary: The goddess Hera has challenged Princess Sophia to avert three tragedies that are about to occur. If Sophia fails, her father will lose his kingdom and they will both be turned into stone statues for Hera’s garden. Even with the winged horse, Pegasus, transporting Sophia to her three challenges, will she succeed and […]

Read Aloud Chapter Books for Girls from Homeschool Literature

Some girls love to read, some hate it.  Each girl is a unique individual!  However, we all know how important reading is.  Because of its importance, we have put together a list of ten books/series which are popular with girls.  Your book-loving girls would enjoy these, and hopefully they will motivate and inspire an enjoyment […]

Read Aloud Chapter Books for Boys from Homeschool Literature