My son reviews the Foxcraft series

My son reviews the Foxcraft series

[amazon_link asins=’054569082X,0545690854,0545690870′ template=’CopyOf-ProductCarousel’ store=’homeschoolrealm-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’468f8463-2877-11e8-a7f1-c53476eabf95′] My 12 year old son just finished this trilogy and is RAVING about it. So I asked him if he’d write a review about them, to share here…and this is what he had to say… PLEASE NOTE: The book links are Amazon affiliate links, and I do receive a small percentage of purchases made through […]

BOOK REVIEW: Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader’s Edition

BOOK REVIEW: Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader’s Edition

[amazon_link asins=’0142414123′ template=’CopyOf-ProductAd’ store=’fresnofamilyc-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’b18b80ad-e383-11e7-9280-050600f6c943′] Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader’s Edition by Greg Mortenson My rating: 4 of 5 stars My kids and I (age 9 boy, 14 girl) really enjoyed this book. I know there’s a lot of controversy around it and the lies the author has told and mismanagement of funds…but it doesn’t detract from what […]

BOOK REVIEW: Dear Dr. Bell…Your Friend, Helen Keller

BOOK REVIEW: Dear Dr. Bell…Your Friend, Helen Keller

[amazon_link asins=’0590486780′ template=’CopyOf-ProductAd’ store=’fresnofamilyc-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’d01a1df0-e384-11e7-b0d3-1bc94e105388′] Dear Dr. Bell…Your Friend, Helen Keller by Judith St. George My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wow. This is a fascinating book! I had NO idea Alexander Graham Bell and Helen Keller were such good friends…or friends at all! And everyone I’ve talked to about this book was surprised as well! My kids and […]

BOOK REVIEW: Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere,Esq. as Revealed by his Horse

BOOK REVIEW: Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere,Esq. as Revealed by his Horse

[amazon_link asins=’0316517291′ template=’CopyOf-ProductAd’ store=’fresnofamilyc-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’685fe174-e3b1-11e7-acd9-bd9ee1a58806′] Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere,Esq. as Revealed by his Horse by Robert Lawson My rating: 4 of 5 stars   This is a really neat historical fiction book written from the perspective of Paul Revere’s horse! He even gets to know things you wouldn’t […]

My Voracious Reader & BOOK REVIEWS!

My Voracious Reader & BOOK REVIEWS!

Do you have a voracious reader in your home? Is he a boy around age 7/8yrs old? My nearly 8yr old son is just devouring books lately! The problem is finding books that are high enough quality for him, on a topic that interests him. He does enjoy the [amazon_textlink asin=’0375849912′ text=’Magic Tree House Series’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’homeschoolrealm-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’81e90f1d-3171-11e8-bb8d-8d6b6288e9f9′] , […]

BOOK REVIEW: Chrestomanci series Pt. 3

BOOK REVIEW: Chrestomanci series Pt. 3

(continued from the last post) [amazon_link asins=’B00DEKDUFU’ template=’CopyOf-ProductAd’ store=’homeschoolrealm-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’84c8ece1-31fc-11e8-91c0-6bda1ce9e9b3′]I think “[amazon_textlink asin=’B00DEKDUFU’ text=’Witch Week’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’homeschoolrealm-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’95d73a90-31fc-11e8-a935-eff964fd5ac6′]” was the hardest to get through the beginning…The entire first half felt less intriguing than the other books we had read in the series up til then and I found myself a little disappointed, but persevering, knowing that it would […]

BOOK REVIEW: Chrestomanci series Pt. 2

BOOK REVIEW: Chrestomanci series Pt. 2

[amazon_link asins=’006447268X’ template=’CopyOf-ProductAd’ store=’homeschoolrealm-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’9b113a88-31fb-11e8-9778-f3efa30eb8b0′] I started talking about this series in April, when we first discovered it and started reading the first volume (which included 2 of the books: “Charmed Life” and “The Lives of Christopher Chant”). At that point I was intrigued and had just started enjoying this series…Now we have worked our way through 5 of […]