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#bylcrateart Contest!

Request for pictures of your decorated BYL Family Reading Crate! Inspired by one of our customers (Michele M.), we are looking for some pictures of decorated family reading crate boxes for our use with future marketing efforts (webpage, Facebook, etc.). Color … Continue reading

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Secular, Eclectic, Academic Homeschoolers Convention 2018

Come join us at the 2nd Annual Secular, Eclectic, Academic Homeschoolers Convention at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta, July 12-15, 2018! This family-friendly convention will feature over 30 amazing speakers and presenters including NY Times best selling author, Barbara Oakley, scientist, author, and SEA Homeschoolers founder, Blair Lee, Julie … Continue reading

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Purchase: Family Reading Crate

Welcome to the seventh installment of the Build Your Library Family Reading Crate! The July 2018 theme is “We are Family!”  I’m including four books in this box – a picture book for younger children, a middle grade family read aloud, … Continue reading

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Free Earth Day Mini Unit Study

April 22nd is Earth Day, the annual celebration to inspire awareness about pollution and appreciation for protecting the health of the environment. This is a great reason to get outside, especially if you’ve had a long winter. I know you can probably all enjoy a little fresh … 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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