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Online Book Shopping Guide

Want to know where to buy books online other than Amazon? Here are a few of the best places to buy books online as an alternative to Amazon and the other major Behemoths. Below you’ll find sources for new books, vintage and collectibles, used books, print periodicals, and more! Some are super tiny, family-run sites. …

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Olympics Books for Kids: learn the history and explore the sports of the Olympic Games

It’s not too soon to begin rounding up books about the Olympics for your kids. Learn all about the history of the Olympic games and what the Olympics are like today from this Gold Medal Book List! I have loved watching the Olympics ever since I was a little girl. I love how once every …

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Textbook-Free Science: all the resources you’ll need to learn about OUTER SPACE in your homeschool!

I love outer space and all things astronomy. I have ever since I was a young girl dreaming of being the first woman to have a baby in space. (Um, that would be a big NO from me nowadays!) My 9th birthday featured a viewing of my favorite film (“The Dream is Alive“) and astronaut …

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Identity, Grace, and a Literary Life (video interview with Missy Andrews from Center for Lit)

I’ve often wished I could have Missy Andrews from Center for Lit over for coffee and a chat in my living room. The realities of geography, alas, preclude that. But this conversation is the next best thing. If you’ve struggled with your identity as a homeschool mom, if you’ve wondered how to incorporate literary analysis …

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World Mythology in Your Homeschool: Why Should We Study Myths and What are the Best Mythology Books to Read?

WHY should we study world mythology in our homeschool? WHAT are the best books to read about myths from around the world? Check out this round-up of the best mythology books for studying not only the more well-known Greek myths but also mythological tales from around the world. You’ll find mythology book suggestions for kids, …

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Fun Winter and Snow Homeschool Ideas

Snowy Homeschool: picture books, art, and fun wintry activities to learn about snow in your homeschool

Winter days call for cups of hot cocoa and stacks of picture books. What could be better than enjoying picture books about snow in your homeschool? Pair these lovely read-alouds with some poetry, art, and other simple activities for a cozy, snowy homeschool day! Note: real snow is not required…which is a good thing for …

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