Middle School Reading | The Homeschool Review

What Can I Do? A Donkey-Donk Story

Author: Ellen Feld Published by Willowbend Books www.willowbendpublishing.com/ E-mail: info@willowbendpublishing.com PO Box 304, Goshen, MA 01032 Ph: 413-230-1514 ======================= Review by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. If you are searching for picture book to read to your homeschooler or class that will illicit smiles, peels of laughter, and giggles, then look no further. What Can I Do? […]

Our Big Blue Schoolhouse – Homeschooling On the High Seas!

by Matthew Herron —————————— By Spencer Howard Our Big Blue Schoolhouse is the account of an incredible sea journey, told from the perspective of thirteen-year-old, Matthew Herron. The Herron family has been quite the inspiration for those involved in both traditional and non-traditional schooling. As a family of four, parents Matt and Jeannine understood the […]

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, […]

Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why

www.tutoringforreading.com “If we are to obtain results never before achieved, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.” (Francis Bacon, b 1561 d 1626) ============ In the mid-1970’s, after three years of intensive and exhilarating work, I was finally almost finished with a Ph.D. in reading education. I was eager to finish my dissertation […]

Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice important social skills, […]

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 […]

Readorium – Ingenious & Affordable Web-based Reading Comprehension & Science Literacy Program

https://www.readorium.com/homeschool/ 201-836-8403 by Michael Leppert Readorium is a revolutionary, web-based reading comprehension and science program (for students in grades 3-8) that allows any student at any reading level to develop his/her skills and knowledge, while enjoying it at the same time. Recent brain research has demonstrated that in developing or improving a skill, new synapses […]

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 […]

Jennifer Swanson Books – Entertaining & Enlightening Children’s Science Books

www.jenniferswansonbooks.com Uninvited Guests – Invisible Creatures Lurking in Your Home 32 pages, soft cover, Published by Capstone Press Top Secret Science – Projects You Aren’t Supposed To Know About 32 pages, soft cover, Published by Capstone Press Tsunamis 48 pages soft cover, Published by ABDO Publishing Jennifer Swanson is a prolific write of children’s books that inform […]

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 […]