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 Bogart of Bravewriter, and Emily Cook of Build Your Library. There will be a full weekend of workshops and … Continue reading "Secular ...
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 page if any new dates or events come up. [MARCH 2018 – Glen Allen, VA] … Continue reading "Build Your Library on Tour 2018"
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 Library as an Award Winning Homeschool Curriculum! Three years ago, our first year nominated, we … Continue reading "2018 Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice award"
Every now and then a book goes out of print – sometimes it happens to several books… It’s the downside of creating and using literature-based curriculum. But when that happens, I do my best to find replacement books that are just as good, if not better. Unfortunately, three books in our Grade 2 curriculum recently all but … Continue reading "Updates to Level 2 – The Medieval World"
What exactly does the Build Your Library curriculum contain? If you are new to our curriculum programs, you may not yet be familiar with the layout of our secular, literature based homeschool products. Build Your Library prides itself on providing a time-saving and stress-reducing secular homeschool program for your family to use, full of meticulously chosen living … Continue reading "What’s in the Box?!?"
Two years ago, we went to the 2014 N.A.S.H. (National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers) convention in Atlanta, GA. Since then there really hasn’t been a good opportunity for us to attend a secular homeschool convention within a reasonable distance to us. But this year we are happy to announce two conventions we will be attending this year in … Continue reading "Build Your Library on Tour 2017"
Build Your Library – secular homeschool curriculum, literature based – building young minds, one book at a time! Have you been looking for a literature based homeschool curriculum that is secular? How about a way to incorporate narration, copywork, dictation and memory work into your child’s education? Or art study that ties into history? What about … Continue reading "About Build Your Library Curriculum"
I have spent the better part of the last three weeks working on updating our Level 0 (Kindergarten) – Around the World curriculum, and I am happy to roll out the newest version. If you have already been using this level, already have the required books and are happy with it, carry on! You can still use … Continue reading "Kindergarten: Around the World Has Been Newly Updated!"
I am very excited to announce that Level 9 – Prehistoric World curriculum is ready to purchase! This level has been the most challenging, yet the most fun to write, and I am so excited to share it with all of you! Please checkout the details in the link below: Purchase Level … Continue reading "New at Build Your Library – Level 9 – Prehistoric World"
You’ve probably noticed that it has been quiet around here lately. I never mean to neglect social media and my blog, but life takes over and projects happen, and well…you get the idea. So I thought I’d take a moment to share what I’ve been working on. 🙂 First, I’ve been doing a lot of … Continue reading "What’s New at Build Your Library"