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Famous Homeschooled Authors

Literature is a subject not all homeschoolers get super excited about. It seems like one of those areas that are either hit or miss: kids either love it or hate it. Regardless of where your student stands on the topic, it might help to understand that some of these same authors they’re reading for literature […]

Book Summary: Levi Prince is a 13-year-old homeschooled pastor’s kid who is about to start his summer vacation by going to a classical summer camp on Castle Island in the middle of Lake Superior. Looking forward to some time away from his siblings he also feels nervous with anticipation of the new experiences that await […]

Book Summary Six hundred years ago the land of Aom-igh was threatened with invasion by the Dark Country across the Stained Sea; in their danger King Llian sought the help of the dragons and the myth-folk. Graldon, King of the Dragons, granted the human king with a gift that would help him defeat his enemies. […]

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: 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 […]

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: Roses are Read is an eclectic collection of poems that express the struggles and stages of teenage existence. From first kiss to first heartbreak, awkward moments to awkward stages, and broken lies to broken cries, Roses are Read illustrates what average (and not so average) teenagers experience every day and after. No […]

    Author bio: Jonathan grew up in Pennsylvania where he enjoyed, among many things, hiking, bird watching, and drawing the landscape. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Messiah College he moved to New York City in 2003 to attend graduate school at the School of Visual Arts. He received his first job illustrating for […]

  About the Author: “Melody Jackson is an author and lover of all things geek, especially anything related to Doctor Who. She lives in the unbearably hot state of Arizona, (at least it’s a dry heat) with her crazy family, as well as a menagerie of animals that includes her four siblings, two cats, and […]