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Top Ten Cry-Alouds: Books You’ll Love to Cry Over with Your Kids

The kind of book that generates the most passionate personal response is usually one that made us cry. Mention one of the ten books listed below in a group of Sonlighters, and you will hear these kinds of phrases from … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Tackle Difficult Topics in Our Homeschool

"Thank you, Sonlight, for making homeschooling so doable for our family and so rewarding to my mother's heart! We just can't put a price tag on our joyful moments together!" The M. family of North Fairfield, OH We began our … Continue reading

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Why I’m Glad Sonlight Includes Hard Books

I’m the oldest in a family of seven children that has used Sonlight curriculum since the 90s. I've noticed that certain books have become legends of family lore. These are usually the harder books—the books that have challenged us, broken … Continue reading

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Using Books to Spark Difficult Discussions About Hard Topics

“Do we really need to tell a Kindergartener about Hitler?” I wondered when I saw Twenty and Ten by Claire Huchet Bishop in our collection of Kindergarten Read-Alouds. The same day I opened that box from Sonlight and wondered about … Continue reading

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