Tag Archives: books

It’s About Reading For Pleasure

Raising avid readers means putting pleasure first. Continue reading

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My New Book is Out!

A poetry collection rooted in nature, family, and stubbornly hopeful ideals. Continue reading

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10 Reasons To Become A Library Addict

Join me in the obsession. It’s free and oh so addicting. Continue reading

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Build Community Using Bookish Goodwill

When we share books, we enliven our communities. Find out how. Continue reading

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Celebrate Hug Your Librarian Day

Book crafts, librarian-related movies, and other bookish delights. Continue reading

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Do Childhood Books Shape Us?

We make certain stories a part of ourselves. What story is in you? Continue reading

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Book Zombie

Book zombies: people who tune out the world when they read. Continue reading

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How The Secret Garden Saved Me

Adults may never glimpse the complex inner lives of children. Here’s one view. Continue reading

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Six Ways Introduce Fine Arts Using The Happy Idiot Method

Enjoyment-based, jump-right-in way we’ve always gotten comfy with fine arts. Continue reading

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Gathering Fifty Wise Homeschoolers in One Place

Award-winning Home Education Magazine has been published since 1984 by Mark and Helen Hegener and their third-generation homeschooling family. Each issue inspires, informs and invigorates readers.  Of all the magazines our family receives, this is one we keep. The copies are … Continue reading

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