Release Blitz: We The Dreamers by Raynelda A. Calderon

  Children’s fiction / Picture book Date Published: November 1, 2021 Publisher: Cayena Press, Inc. “We the Dreamers” describes the journey of immigrating to a new place through the eyes of a child. The narrative text is poetic and full of emotion. The illustrations, which seem to dance and sing, convey the story of crossing … Continue reading Release Blitz: We The Dreamers by Raynelda A. Calderon

Book Tour: Homeschooling and Working (Excerpt)

Today's post is an excerpt from the book Homeschooling and Working by L.M. Preston. When you have a strong-willed child, there is no immediate solution for teaching them the valuable lessons of self-control, respect for authority, keeping destructive reactions in check, and just being obedient when the time dictates it. Your commitment to transform your … Continue reading Book Tour: Homeschooling and Working (Excerpt)

“Our Friendship Matters” by Kimberly B. Jones YA Pre-Order Book Blitz & Giveaway

  Young Adult Date Published: October 5, 2020 Publisher: Rhetoric Askew Publishing, LLC     Leah and Sasha are 17-year-old friends who had been close to one another since elementary school, but as the summer approaches they find their friendship tested in ways they never anticipated. Following graduation, Sasha’s privileged life and perception of the … Continue reading “Our Friendship Matters” by Kimberly B. Jones YA Pre-Order Book Blitz & Giveaway

Mrs. P., Your Hair’s On Fire! Blitz

Middle-Grade Book Published Date: August 3, 2020 Publisher: INtense Publications LLC Jang consistently bullies his eighth grade science teacher, Mrs. P with mean and annoying pranks; but some of his classmates have had enough. They give Jang a dose of his own medicine with a prank of their own.  Unexpectedly, Jang becomes a hero after … Continue reading Mrs. P., Your Hair’s On Fire! Blitz

Resource Review: Moon Rush: The New Space Race by Leonard David

Do you have a student interested in space exploration? Moon Rush: The New Space Race by Leonard David talks about the technology and science that will drive exploring the moon. This book is great for learning about the history of moon exploration and myths about the moon to plans for the future. It's definitely for … Continue reading Resource Review: Moon Rush: The New Space Race by Leonard David

Resource Review: Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

I love astronomy, and Miss 5 is a budding astronomer herself. While my lesson plans have us doing astronomy in 2nd, 6th, and 10th grades in a more methodical way, it's nice to have resources to answer questions & provide information to her now. So, when I was asked if I'd like to review National … Continue reading Resource Review: Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

Book Review: How to Know the Birds by Ted Floyd

We have a pesky cardinal that likes to say "hello" twice a day by attacking our windows. Every day I think, "I really should put some stickers on these windows," and every day I forget about that thought. Mr. 3 likes to sit and watch said cardinal, and he's filled with lots of questions about … Continue reading Book Review: How to Know the Birds by Ted Floyd

Resource Review: The Splendor of Birds

I have a confession: I don't like birds. I mean, I think they're absolutely beautiful creatures, but for some reason, they terrify me. That said, every one of my kids has been fascinated with birds - and with good reason. They fly, they're beautiful, and they're covered in feathers. National Geographic's The Splendor of Birds is … Continue reading Resource Review: The Splendor of Birds

Resource Review: National Geographic’s Space Atlas

My kids love space and all things planets and astronauts. I suspect a lot of kids feel the same (I know I did as a kid). When I was offered the opportunity to review National Geographic's Space Atlas, I was thrilled to do so. This volume is nothing less than stellar. The illustrations are vivid and … Continue reading Resource Review: National Geographic’s Space Atlas

Resource Review: Visual Atlas of the World

Every household should have an up-to-date-atlas, especially if that household is a homeschooling household. Recently, I received National Geographic's Visual Atlas of the World to review on this blog. The book is rather large (as an atlas should be) and it comes with a slip box to help keep it looking nice. In addition to containing … Continue reading Resource Review: Visual Atlas of the World