Books We Are Loving – January 2021

Books We Are Loving – January 2021

Animal-inspired books to read in 2021. We’ve got two chapter books, an easy-reader and a picture book for you to love!

Christmas Books to Reserve at the Library or Add to Your Collection

Christmas Books to Reserve at the Library or Add to Your Collection

Christmas books are a lovely part of the season for many families. These are some of our personal favourites.

Books we are loving November 2020

Books we are loving November 2020

History, historical fiction, a heartwarming tale and….horror? Okay, not quite. It’s Books We’re Loving November 2020!

Review – Coming Home: A Quick & Practical Guide for Preparing a Mother’s Heart, Mind, & Home for Homeschooling by Camille Kirksey (@theIntuitiveHomeschooler)

Review – Coming Home: A Quick & Practical Guide for Preparing a Mother’s Heart, Mind, & Home for Homeschooling by Camille Kirksey (@theIntuitiveHomeschooler)

Whether you are a new home educator in need of support, or an established home educator who could do with a pick me up, (especially during the pandemic), Camille Kirksey has got you covered.
(Not an ad, but *spoilers* I really liked this book!)

Chapter Books for Transitional Readers (and/or Early Readalouds)

Chapter Books for Transitional Readers (and/or Early Readalouds)

Transitional readers have grown out of early reader books, but aren’t ready for large novels. Here are some example of great books that suit that in-between stage.

Books We Are Loving – October 2020

Books We Are Loving – October 2020

Web comics turned to graphic novels, (which makes trying them super easy!) classic award winning American fiction, and the exciting adventures of Sophie Hatter!

Books We Are Loving September 2020

Books We Are Loving September 2020

Polish detective novels, a fantastic Windrush story, a Book of Feelings and a graphic novel series that I really love.

Starting to home educate 2020: All-time Favourite Read-Alouds

Starting to home educate 2020: All-time Favourite Read-Alouds

You want your mind to be free to enjoy and observe in these early days. Curricula can wait. Here are our all-time favourite read-alouds.

Starting to home educate 2020: Best books for home educators

Starting to home educate 2020: Best books for home educators

If you’re just starting out on the home ed journey and wondering which of the many books to read first, here are our rec’s for the best books for new home edders.

Books with Trans Characters to Add to Your Family Bookshelf

Books with Trans Characters to Add to Your Family Bookshelf

There are fantastic books with Trans characters in them, that can help Trans children feel seen, and help teach others about Trans people and their needs, their lives and their dreams. Here is a great selection of them from our friend Jean.