Category Archives: Reading and Literature

Disney Characters vs Sonlight Characters: Why It Matters

The suffering saint, the conquering hero, the beloved protector, and the caged bird are some of the favorite narratives for the human heart. When we hear them enough times, we insert ourselves as the protagonist and perform the stories. As … Continue reading

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11 Books for Your Homeschool Nature Center

Set aside a shelf for kids to showcase their treasures from nature walks. Add these books for easy reference, and their appreciation for God's creation will abound! Browsing these books can inspire field trips to nature preserves, zoos, and the … Continue reading

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12 Must-have Books for Kids Who Love History

To introduce students to the big picture of history and nurture your budding historian, the spines from various History / Bible / Literature programs are a wonderful starting point. A history spine is a reference book that is used for … Continue reading

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The Best of Sonlight Summer Readers, Part Two

Every year, Sonlight compiles packs of summer readers filled with quality books that keep children's minds busy, while also adding some summer fun. There’s no better way to keep relaxed learning going through the summer months, but these readers aren't … Continue reading

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10 Novels to Make Your Kids Laugh Out Loud

All kids love to read funny books, but kids who have a bad attitude towards reading especially need stories with humor. If reading has become tedious, a chore, or an argument, lighten the mood with these hilarious novels from Sonlight … Continue reading

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The Best of Sonlight Summer Readers, Part 1

The relaxed pace of summer learning provides the perfect opportunity to put away the schedule and enjoy unstructured reading. Summer reading keeps the skills your kids learned during the school year sharp while still providing entertainment. There’s no need to … Continue reading

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12 More Books from American History That Teach Empathy

Here is yet another collection of great titles taken from Sonlight Readers and Read-Alouds that teach empathy. When you read a book, you put yourself in the characters' shoes, seeing the world through their eyes, and experiencing their feelings. This … Continue reading

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