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Over 15 Graphic Novels your Elementary School Child will Love

This collection of graphic novels for elementary school children is the perfect way to find a title that will engage your youngest readers. But don’t be surprised when older children find themselves immersed in these titles as well.

And while it’s true that an engaging graphic novel is a great way to encourage a reluctant reader, don’t limit these delightful, visual stories to your reluctant readers.

Everyone will benefit from learning to use their brains in a new when reading a graphic novel, even adults.

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Geography, High School, Homeschooling, Literature, Math

Homeschool Year in Review 2019 (10th, 8th, 6th, and 4th grades)

I gotta be honest. This was a tough year. I felt the pressure of being pulled in too many directions with a high schooler, two middle schoolers, and an elementary schooler.

It was too difficult for me to homeschool the way I normally like to do things. I like to create my own curriculum by pulling ideas from various sources. I hunt for ideas on Pinterest and from fellow bloggers. But that was too hard for me to accomplish this year and meet everyone’s needs while working a part-time job.

Looking back, I should have selected more “open and go” curriculum this year.

But what can you do?

Despite the difficulties, it was a successful year and everyone made progress in academics and life.

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Book Clubs, Brave Writer, Homeschooling, Literature

More Than a Shelf of Books

I am not one of those moms who can’t get rid of books. I am a purger. And I have no problem purging books.

The way I see it, that is what libraries are for. Libraries house my books.

But even I have my soft spots and my memories, so I must admit that there is a section of our hallway bookcase that is more than just a shelf of books.

It is a collection of memories that will always be exempt from purging.

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