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It’s Time for the Annual Spring Sale!

It’s Time for the Annual Spring Sale! It’s my favorite time of year, not only for the weather, but because it’s also time to start thinking ahead to the new school year! Which means it is the perfect time to buy … Continue reading

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Purchase: Family Reading Crate

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Build Your Library Family Reading Crate! The May 2018 theme is “Woof Woof! Yeah, Bark Bark!”  I’m including four books in this box – a picture book for younger children, a middle grade family … Continue reading

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Black History Month Book Recommendations 2018

In honor of Black History Month, I thought it would be fun to again recommend some favorite books that deal with civil rights and famous African Americans. Each Wednesday throughout the month of February I shared a selected book on … Continue reading

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Happy Darwin Day!

Today is Darwin Day (February 12), a day to celebrate scientific ingenuity and bravery. Charles Darwin was just one of many scientists who strove to change the way people think about the world. Charles Robert Darwin, (February 12, 1809 – … Continue reading

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Happy, Hygge Homeschooling?

Have you ever wondered why Denmark is considered one of the happiest countries in the world? Especially during the winter months, you wouldn’t expect such a cold, dreary place to be so cheerful. And yet, the Danish people have mastered … Continue reading

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#bylcrateselfie Contest!

Request for pictures of you with your BYL Family Reading Crate! We are looking for some pictures of you with your reading crate box for our use with future marketing efforts (webpage, Facebook, etc.). If you would like to participate, … Continue reading

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Skip this book.

Every book that has been scheduled into Build Your Library products has been specially curated for a specific purpose. It has been pre-read, evaluated and assigned to be read aloud by the parent or read independently by your child in … Continue reading

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Read everyday. I love books.

We use several reoccurring phases at Build Your Library. If you have purchased one of our new Family Reading crates, you will find them printed on the sides of the box. “Read everyday.” “I love books.” Our catch phrase “Building … Continue reading

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Build Your Library on Tour 2018

Its that time of year again when we can start to announce our 2018 travel plans so you can try to attend a secular homeschool convention and catch Build Your Library in person. So far, we have 2 conference appearances scheduled. We will update this … Continue reading

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2018 Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice award

For the fourth year in a row, Build Your Library has been nominated for the Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice awards! While I am not particularly one for receiving accolades, I really do appreciate being able to describe Build Your … Continue reading

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