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Book Review: The Question

The Question: Teaching Your Child The Essentials Of Classical Education, by Leigh A. Bortins There is a great deal of value in this book being written by an amateur teacher who has a passionate interest in classical education. At its … Continue reading

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Book Review: Big Questions From Little People

Big Questions From Little People And Simple Answers From Great Minds, compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris This book is an interesting one in that it demonstrates the way that children are flattered in the questions that they ask and that … Continue reading

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Book Review: When Kids Ask Hard Questions

When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-Filled Answers For Tough Topics, edited by Bromleigh McCleneghan & Karen Ware Jackson When kids ask hard questions, find a better book than this one to look for answers. It is hard to overstate just … Continue reading

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Book Review: Developing Fluent Readers

Developing Fluent Readers: Teaching Fluency As A Foundational Skill, by Melanie R. Kuhn and Lorell Levy Fluency has different meanings depending on what sort of skill one is talking about. Most of the time, I think of fluency with regards … Continue reading

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Book Review: Llamas (Farm Animals)

Llamas (Farm Animals), by Katie Marsico This particular book provides a look at what a child’s first book about llamas is likely to be. And that is a book that, perhaps unsurprisingly, does not discuss a lot of things about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skunks (Backyard Wildlife)

Skunks (Backyard Wildlife), by Emily Green As is the case with most books about animals, this is a simple book with lots of glorious and beautiful photographs of the skunk that is designed for young readers to learn about animals … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stinky Skunks And Other Animal Adaptations

Stinky Skunks And Other Animal Adaptations, by Barbara Taylor In many ways, this is a book that could be a lot better than it is. Let us focus on the positive first, in that this book does a good job … Continue reading

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Book Review: Penguins (Step Into Reading)

Penguins (Step Into Reading), by David Salomon It is interesting, but not at all surprising, that penguins would make an obvious subject to write a book about when it comes to encouraging early readers to step into science reading. After … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skunks (Little Pebble)

Skunks (Little Pebble), by Mari Schuh This is a particularly adorable book. To be sure, it is not a complicated read, by any means, but it is the sort of book that is designed to tell children in very simple … Continue reading

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Book Review: Penguins (Seedlings)

Penguins (Seedlings), by Kate Riggs It is always entertaining, at least for me, to read books that are clearly geared to people who are almost four decades younger than I am, and this book is clearly an example of that. … Continue reading

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