Middle Grade Books on Dogs: Review Four

Here’s the last review for now. Hope you had fun reading my previous posts on dog books. Be ready for when I write more reviews on canine stories. Hachiko Waits by Lesléa Newman Hachiko Waits is a fictionalized story based on a true account. It takes place in Japan, starting with Hachiko’s puppyhood and hisContinue reading “Middle Grade Books on Dogs: Review Four”

Middle Grade Books on Dogs: Review Three

I hope you’re enjoying my reviews on dog books. I’ll post more middle grade books about canine animals in the future. For now, I’ll have one more review after this week. Here’s the book for today. Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien Roverandom is a dog who rips a wizard’s trousers, and that wizard turns him intoContinue reading “Middle Grade Books on Dogs: Review Three”

Middle Grade Books on Dogs: Review Two

Here’s another mini-review of a middle grade book. A Dog’s Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin It’s a fantastic story about a dog who lives most of her life as a stray. The dog, called Squirrel, tells her story in first person. Her mother is a stray herself, so Squirrel doesn’tContinue reading “Middle Grade Books on Dogs: Review Two”

Literacy Lessons for Homeschool

The new school year is just around the corner (or maybe it has already arrived for you). Are you looking for ways to have your children analyze their favorite books? University of Cincinnati Speech and Hearing Clinic has a YouTube channel that reads books and teaches lessons related to the books. This here is LittleContinue reading “Literacy Lessons for Homeschool”

Book Review — The Captive Maiden by Melanie Dickerson

Originally posted on Lou Allen – Christian Faith and Fiction:
I just finished reading The Captive Maiden by Melanie Dickerson. Description: “Gisela’s childhood was filled with laughter and visits from nobles such as the duke and his young son. But since her father’s death, each day has been filled with nothing but servitude to her…

Read to Your Kids, Part VI, Ocean Stories with Beautiful Illustrations — M Liz Boyle

Don’t believe teenagers can benefit from picture books? Read this article from M. Liz Boyle’s website. Sarah Mackenzie, author and founder of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast, says that we should read a picture book every day as kids grow up, even when they’re teenagers! If this sounds odd to you, listen to the podcast toContinue reading “Read to Your Kids, Part VI, Ocean Stories with Beautiful Illustrations — M Liz Boyle”