Tag Archives: Books

Paper Google

“It’s like Google on paper!” That’s a 21st-century kid’s reaction upon discovering a set of encyclopedias. One morning I was going through Ranger’s lessons with him, and his reader featured one of Donald J. Sobol’s Encyclopedia Brown stories. I consider Encyclopedia Brown mysteries to be one of the shining jewels of children’s literature. How can […]

Love in a Time of Homeschooling

Love in a Time of Homeschooling is a sweet little homeschooling memoir, written by Laura Brodie. From the beginning, Brodie is honest about her desire to homeschool for one year only, to give her fifth grade daughter Julia a much-needed break from the monotony of the public school schedule and the ridiculous homework load. “Many […]