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The King's Equal

Paterson, Katherine (1992). The King’s Equal. New York. Harpercollins.

“But you will not wear my crown until the day you marry a woman who is your equal in beauty and intelligence and wealth” qualifies a beloved old king, as he bestows a final blessing on his son (p.7). 605 more words

The Mousehole Cat

Barber, Antonia (1990). The Mousehole Cat. London: Walker Books.

(Reprinted in 1996 by Aladdin Paperbacks, a division of Simon & Schuster)

The Mousehole Cat… 384 more words

My Favorite Educational Apps

The homeschool world abounds with opinions on electronics. Some think that electronics should be limited, while others think that electronics should be embraced.  My family falls somewhere in between. 1,196 more words

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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great

Morris, Gerald (2008). The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great. Houghton Mifflin: New York.

How do you introduce a modern-day ten-year old, who isn’t all that keen on reading to begin with, to the legends of King Arthur and Sir Lancelot? 129 more words


Finally! I have completed my Master’s program and graduated with a Master’s in Education. I could not have done this without the love and support from my family. 9 more words


A Grain of Rice

Pittman, Helena Clare (1996). A Grain of Rice. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell.

Humble farmer Pong Lo longs to marry the beautiful Princess Chang Wu, and the feeling is mutual. 355 more words

Grandpa and Grandma Come to Stay by Asma Zaman illustrated by Azra Momin

This slim, paperback book, is actually really sweet and colorful.  It doesn’t look like much at just 14 pages, but the minimal text conveys a good message of helping elders in the home, and can easily be extended to helping those in the community.   290 more words

Elementary Fiction