The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s May 2019 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 05/02/18 5:30 AM EST] Hey everybody, it’s Emily from Build Your Library! If you are just going to skim the … Continue reading "May 2019 Monthly Newsletter"
Our “bookiversary” for A Literary Education is coming up on May 27, marking 2 years in publication. In honor of this, we would like all of you to request that your local public library purchase a copy. Wouldn’t it be great to have our book put into their library inventory for all patrons to borrow? … Continue reading "Request “A Literary Education” Book at your Public Library"
The 23rd day of April was William Shakespeare’s day of birth (1564), which consequentially is the day that gent hath kicked thy bucket 52 years anon in 1616. It hath eke been dubbed “Talk Like Shakespeare Day.” In the present day’s blog posteth, I has’t ev’rything thee needeth to knoweth in ‘rd’r to bray out! … Continue reading "Talk Like Shakespeare Day"
Welcome to the 17th installment of the Build Your Library Family Reading Crate! How many have you collected? The May 2019 theme is “Books in Space!” In contrast to our February 2019 non-space related sci-fi crate, this crate is all about outer space. I’m including at four books in our galactic adventures themed box – a picture book … Continue reading "Purchase: Family Reading Crates"
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 air and sunshine today. Hopefully, your weather is cooperating. This day marks the anniversary … Continue reading "Free Earth Day Mini Unit Study"
When we look back at our homeschool journey, one of our favorite rabbit trail experiences revolves around an odd question out of context – “Are worms made out of metal”? Here starts a series of unintentional homeschool rabbit trails. Rabbit Trail 1 – Worms The backstory, to have this question make more sense, and of … Continue reading "“Are worms made out of metal?” And other great rabbit trails."
All good things must come to an end. Or at least a pause. We will be taking a few months off from offering new Family Reading Crates. The May 2019 “Books in Space!” Family Reading Crates are still a go and will ship out in a week or two. But we will not be releasing … Continue reading "New Family Reading Crates On Hold"
As I am sure you are all aware, libraries are a fantastic resource for your homeschool life. They provide you and your children access to oodles of books, resources, and activities, all for free. And who doesn’t love free books? Libraries are also some of the largest supporters of literacy and knowledge for all. Therefore, … Continue reading "Yay Libraries! A Contemplation of Things Past."
Literary Event Planning Guide – Book Related Holidays and Author Birthdays – As you can see from the list below, there are * tons * of bookish holidays, from National (Book Something) Days, to the birthdays of beloved authors! So I went through and highlighted some of my favorites from multiple sources to put together … Continue reading "Calendar of Book Related Holidays"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s April 2019 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 04/01/18 5:30 AM EST] Hey everybody, it’s Emily from Build Your Library! If you are just going to skim the … Continue reading "April 2019 Monthly Newsletter"