Just in time for the start of a new school year with new pencils, new protractors, new textbooks: our Back-to-School Backpack Booklist! As is our custom, the Back-to-School Backpack list features a few additions to the usual fiction lineup. This year, we have a short section on science books that covers a wide variety of…

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I Haiku You by Betsy Snyder. Random House, 2012. 32 pages. Bottom Line: This Valentine’s Day themed picture book is a wonderful introduction to the traditional Japanese poetic form of haikus. Reading Level: Picture Books, ages 4-8 Maturity Level: 2 (ages 4-8) Children bestow affection so freely. They have the innocence and openness to observe…

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Wise Words: Family Stories That Bring Proverbs to Life by Peter J. Leithart. Canon Press, 2003. 148 pages. Reading Level: Middle Grades, ages 10-12 Maturity Level: 2 (ages 4-8) and up In I Kings, Solomon notably asked the Lord for wisdom as a little child about to assume his father David’s crown. Proverbs is filled with Solomon’s…

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This book is a “Best of the Best” pick from our Winter Book Fair. CLICK HERE to see more gift ideas! Hark, Redeemedreaders!  This review was written by Mary Jackson, a World writer and homeschool mom of three.  We’re very excited to have her join our team, and we look forward to sharing many more of her…

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Today, we welcome our former intern and current Executive Assistant, Hayley Schoeppler, back to the site.  She’s is the one who covered Percy Jackson this summer in her post on The Lightning Thief.  Before we jump into Hayley’s review of the latest Percy Jackson movie now hitting theaters, I thought I’d give you a few…

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