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February 2, 2024

Welcome to Build Your Library’s Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 66 – On the Subjectivity of Living Books. In this weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated high school, … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbits: On the Subjectivity of Living Books"


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April 1, 2023

(SALE EXTENDED!) 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! This is also the perfect time to buy Build Your Library curriculum during our 2023 Spring Sale! For the next three … Continue reading "2023 Spring Sale!"


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March 19, 2023

“Isn’t it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about?” I first met Anne Shirley as a young girl and I’ve considered her to be a kindred spirit ever since. I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve read the Anne books, but they always feel like home to … Continue reading "Lit Bite: Anne of Green Gables"


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January 28, 2022

Welcome to Build Your Library’s “Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 4 – Living Books Recommendations”. In this new weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated! Over the past two … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbits: Living Books Recommendations"


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January 21, 2022

Welcome to Build Your Library’s “Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 3 – How to Use Living Books”. In this new weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated! Last week … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbits: How to Use Living Books"


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January 14, 2022

Welcome to Build Your Library’s “Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 2 – What is a Living Book?” In this new weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated! Last week I … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbit: What is a Living Book?"


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September 30, 2021

The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp and cool, and the school year is new and fresh. It’s the season of apples and pumpkins and football. Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year so I have quite the collection of fall-themed picture books that I love to share with my … Continue reading "Favorite Fall Reads"


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June 1, 2019

Have you ever read a book at a certain point in your childhood that stuck with you into adulthood? Sometimes books become paper memories – as soon as you reread it your mind drifts back to a time in your life like looking at a photograph. In today’s post there are a series of hypothetical … Continue reading "I Have Just the Book for That!"


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October 22, 2018

Thanksgiving is a bit of a controversial holiday. There are many, many books and resources on the market to help you teach it to your children, but by and large, those books and resources focus on a mythology rather than the actuality of the English coming to America. How much should we teach our young … Continue reading "My Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Younger Children"


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July 23, 2018

Don’t judge a book by its cover. When I was in the 7th grade, my English teacher assigned us Watership Down by Richard Adams. I remember rolling my eyes as she placed the book on my desk. At this point in my life, I was obsessed with Stephen King, John Saul and other “adult” novels. … Continue reading "Underrated Books – Watership Down"


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