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12 Unexpected Books for Presidents’ Day

For Presidents' Day, you probably want to expose your homeschoolers to the holiday in some fashion so they know it's more than merely a time for retailers to put appliances on sale! For younger children, you can do simple crafts … Continue reading

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163 Sonlight Superlatives: The Best Books from Preschool to Level J

Sonlight is all about great books—biographies, novels, non-fiction, poetry anthologies, picture books, and reference volumes. Each book is carefully chosen and has to pass Sarita's Seven-Part Test: Real/realistic characters Solid character development Content that adds to the reader's cultural literacy. … Continue reading

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12 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

If you are looking for books to read during Black History Month or simply wanting to add more diversity to your family reading, this list is what you need. Each of these books is part of a larger Sonlight curriculum, … Continue reading

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12 Books That Teach Empathy for Ages 6-8

Great books do more than build comprehension skills, develop rich vocabularies, and lay the foundation of cultural literacy. Yes, they do all of that in the academic realm. But they do so much more in the aesthetic arena, too. When … Continue reading

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12 Books That Teach Empathy for Ages 3-5

Taking on the perspective of another person is at the heart of empathy. While you can lecture your kids about being kind, an easier and more effective way to teach empathy is to read books to them. This list of … Continue reading

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