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 […]

BOOK REVIEW: Butterfly House

This is a touching story of a little girl who rescues a caterpillar & decides to raise it to adulthood. With the help of her grandpa, she builds a beautiful “Butterfly House,” & cares for the caterpillar as it goes through it’s metamorphosis. A great book for introducing the concepts of metamorphosis & caring for nature’s creatures. And the illustrations […]

BOOK REVIEW: Gentle Ben

I can’t believe I never read this book as a child. I would have loved it! I recently finished reading this book to my 9yr old and both agreed it was a great book! A little boy befriends and tames a brown bear in Alaska, before its statehood. The small town in which they live is less than keen on […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Tail of Emily Windsnap

My daughter and I just loved this story about a little girl (Emily) that finds out she is half mermaid. Her mother is phobic about water and doesn’t allow her daughter to ever enter the water even though they live on a houseboat surrounded by water! When she finally does experience being submerged in water Emily finds out that it […]