Monday, April 18, 2016

The Landing of the Pilgrims

The Landing of the PilgrimsThe Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A decent primer about the Pilgrims, spanning 1607-1623. Good for grades 4-8.

William Bradford: Pilgrim Boy

William Bradford: Pilgrim BoyWilliam Bradford: Pilgrim Boy by Bradford Smith
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A great introduction to William Bradford, the governor of Plymouth Colony. Perfect for upper elementary-aged students.

Heidi

Heidi (Heidi, #1)Heidi by Johanna Spyri
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

So, it turns out, there are really good reasons why certain books become classics. This was a delightful book to study with my littles.

When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes AirWhen Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Wow. One of the most worthwhile things I've read.



We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be FeministsWe Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Loved it and made highlights all over it. Will definitely look at it from time to time. Just wished it was longer.

Love's Fortune

Love's Fortune (The Ballantyne Legacy, #3)Love's Fortune by Laura Frantz
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars. I continue to adore this series. The audiobook narrator was fantastic.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

As You Like It

As You Like It As You Like It by William Shakespeare
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A new-to-me Shakespeare comedy that I studied with my kids for homeschool. Not my favorite, but lots of silliness and good times.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

A Crimson Frost

A Crimson FrostA Crimson Frost by Marcia Lynn McClure
My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars

Not the best writing style in the world (too many dashes and repeated words) but I enjoyed it for what it was.

Sunday, January 24, 2016