Entries Tagged as 'Homeschooling'

Grow It Yourself!

January 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Capstone now has a new wonderful imprint, Heinemann-Raintree, that’s solely dedicated to publishing curriculum-driven nonfiction “that encourages inquiry and satisfies curiosity” for students in grades PreK-8. In their “Grow It Yourself!” series, children are challenged to cultivate something with a tangible result – catnip for a cat toy, tomatoes for […]

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The Blues Go Birding at Wild America’s Shores

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL The Blues Go Birding is a nice introduction to ornithology as well as a jaunt through geography for children and adults. This deceivingly slim paperback is packed with fun and educational information about birds along America’s shoreline and various regions, refuges, and parks that are bird-friendly. The book contains a storyline […]

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Wright on Time, Books 1 & 2

June 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Roadschooling (v.): a nomadic form of homeschooling. For the Wright Family, this educational path calls for a cross-country adventure – RV style – that will eventually span 50 chapter books, authored by Lisa M. Cottrell-Bentley and illustrated by Tanja Bauerle. Sister Nadia and her animated brother Aidan learn about the […]

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