Archive for the ‘Grades 6 – 8’ Category

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: Noah Drake dreamed of the day he could dig up dinosaur bones and strike it rich. That is until he discovered a real dinosaur while on vacation with his family. But his dream of fame and fortune stirs up trouble when he meets a couple of dinosaur hunters. Will Noah get the […]

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

Book Summary: Eighteen-year-old Patience McDonough has a plan. Despite her parents’ objections, she will attend Verity College in Hades, Mississippi, and live with her grandparents. She’ll complete her degree in record time and go on to become a doctor. But things at the college are strangely neglected, her class work is unexpectedly hard, Grand gets […]

Fun Science Books for Kids! from Homeschool Literature

Book Summary: In the 2012 London Olympics, US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner, as well as acting as a critical member of the US gold-medal-winning women gymnastics team. In this personal autobiography, Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination, demonstrating you can reach your […]

Book Summary: The 17-year-old figure skater talks candidly about her life as a competitor; as a National and World Champion; and as a daughter, a sister, and a teenager. She describes the personal sacrifices that she and her family had to make early in her career and shares with her audience her sense of determination […]