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August 2015 Booklist

Here is a list of the books I’ve read this month in the order I read them. There were some false starts in between but these are the ones I read in their entirety. 183 more words


The Saturday Read - Best of the summer for Labor Day reading

It’s the last long weekend of summer and one more opportunity to get lost in a story – in a beach chair, a park bench or your favorite comfy spot at home. 928 more words

The Saturday Read

MFW Adventures: George Washington + Bribery

Last Spring I sat at my desk and pulled out my new planner. I wrote out all the things we would be doing in the fall and felt tired just writing it all down. 1,270 more words

Homeschool Education

Urban Fantasy Genre Guide

We’ve started a new kind of book club at my library: a genre book club. Each month, staff selects a sample reading list for a genre, patrons sign up for a book from the list, and then staff facilitate a discussion where each participant can discuss the book they read and how it relates to the genre as a whole. 2,209 more words

Reading Life

The Saturday Read - Tom Wolfe, 'I Am Charlotte Simmons'

When this week’s selection for ‘The Saturday Read’ was released in 2004 the reviews were brutal and unusual for a writer with the reputation of… 760 more words

The Saturday Read

MFW Adventures: Benjamin Franklin & Layers

We get a lot of lightning storms. This time of year, we have them almost every day! Our study of Benjamin Franklin coincided nicely with the weather. 1,890 more words

Homeschool Education

Good News REVIEWS!

Authors love, love, love it when reviewers say awesome things about their work. Check out this review for President of the Whole Sixth Grade courtesy of the American Library Association’s… 212 more words

President Of The Whole Fifth Grade