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Ralphie, Always Loved

Ralphie, Always Loved A children’s book for all people. Author: Andrea Yerramilli, www.andreayerramilli.com Illustrator: Samantha Van Riet, www.samvanriet.co.za Washable hard plastic cover Published by: About Something Good, LLC 203 Main Street, #102, Flemington, NJ 08822; www.aboutsomethinggood.com ==================================== Reviewed by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed., Reading Specialist Andrea Yerramilli definitely strikes gold with her first children’s book, Ralphie, […]

The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

  Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many homeschool families have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use their own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

CadenaSmith Enterprises – See-n-Read® Reading Tools

  2533 Sutton Lane Aurora, IL 60502 www.see-n-read.com info@see-n-read.com 630-236-5592 See-n-Read®, Two sizes: “Book” – 5-1/2″ x 3″ $2.99) and “Document” 8-1/2″ x 3″ ($3.49) Memory Mark™ – the ReadBar™ is cut open, so you can underline/highlight the line of text. Same price as See-n-Read® Computer Screen version – re-sizable, adjustable transparency allows you to block out unwanted […]

Bessie’s Pillow – A Young Immigrant’s Journey to America

Written by Linda Bress Silbert, Ph.D. Two Editions, in English and in Spanish Published by: Strong Learning Publications http://www.stronglearning.com/ 288 pages, $19.95 ISBN: 978-0895442017 ================== Review by Michael Leppert Bessie’s Pillow is the remarkable and touching story of a young Eastern European Jewish immigrant woman, who comes to the United States in the early 1900s […]

American School – Accredited High School Curriculum Online

www.americanschoolofcorr.com by Michael Leppert American School, in the Chicago area, is one of the oldest distance-learning institutions in the world. For 118 years, AS has been providing high-quality education to students in 65 countries as well as the U.S. Of course, they were originally a paper-based “correspondence” school – which they still are – but […]

King Alfred’s English — Literacy in Britain & the New World for Homeschooled Students, Gr 7 – 12

http://www.theshorterword.com/       Author’s E-mail:  laurie@theshorterword.com by Emerson Sandow King Alfred’s English by Laurie White, is the perfect book for middle and high school students to illuminate the history and relevance of English in England and ultimately, the United States. King Alfred, Alfred the Great, lived from 849 to 899 A.D. and successfully defended his country […]

The Private Eye® the Looking/Thinking by Analogy® Program

Age Range: 4+ Cost Range: $3.95 – $99.75 Subject: Science/Analytics/Art Location: Lyle, WA Website: www.the-private-eye.com Phone: (509) 365-3007 By Matt Barnabei The basis of The Private Eye program is thinking by analogy, something that prominent educators and neuroscientists consider to be a principal factor in understanding. The Private Eye defines themselves as a learning process and […]

Reading and Spelling Pure & Simple

Published by Real Reading Company 280 pages, wire bound (432) 213-0383 http://www.realreading.com E-mail: reading@suddenlink.net by Emerson Sandow Reading is the most important academic skill we can possess, tied with Critical Thinking. Today, many children have problems processing letters, sounds and words and special teaching is required. There must also be special books written to address […]

University of Nebraska High School (UNHS)

  www.highschool.nebraska.edu By Alexis Kindig Homeschooling for high school presents its own set of challenges. Subjects get harder, courses become more intense and in-depth, and assignments tend to require more time and effort on the student’s part. The University of Nebraska High School (UNHS) is an online service that can make the home high school […]

Love 2 Ride Horses/Sonrise Stable Books

www.love2ridehorses.com  By Nicole Alexander Most young girls love horses, and most young Christian girls will almost certainly enjoy the offerings found at Love2RideHorses.com, in particular the Sonrise Stable book series. Love2RideHorses.com is a hub for all kinds of equine-centric products. There are customizable Love 2 Ride T-shirts; horse-themed arts and crafts sets; fiction and non-fiction […]