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The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be – Book Review

Book Review | January 19, 2022

“The prairies could be only half real to a boy without a dog.” ~ Farley Mowat When I randomly picked up Mowat’s memoir about his dog Mutt, “The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be“,  little did I know that our family would be engaging with one of our favorite read-alouds of 2021. We immensely enjoyed Farley Mowat’s...

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Sensing God Book Review

Book Review | October 6, 2021

Sensing God by author, Joel Clarkson I have long been a listener to famed homeschool parent and author Sally Clarkson and her podcast At Home With Sally. Her words drip with encouragement for parents with children of any age (including adult children) as she shares the struggles and joys of both raising children in the...

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Shadows on the Rock – Book Review

Book Review | June 30, 2021

Willa Cather’s “Shadow on the Rock” is a descriptive, gentle, immersive look at life in Quebec in the late 17th century. Twelve-year-old Cecile lives with her apothecary father, navigating life between the Upper and Lower Towns of Quebec City. Cecile takes care of the young half-orphaned Jacques, listens to stories of the woods and rivers...

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Novel Series Book Stack

Book Review, Book Stacks, Family Life | April 28, 2021

  Readers love a good novel series! This blog post is full of reviews that will guide you to the next novel series for your children. Having trouble deciding? Start Wishlist on our website. Reviews are included here for: The Green Ember Padraic Colum’s Stories from Ancient Mythology  The Wilderking Trilogy Marguerite Henry Books  The...

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