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4 Books that Bring History to Life + bonus selections

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From time to time as a homeschooling mom, I feel the need to mix things up a bit. If all we are doing is reading through textbooks, then the education my kids get here with me is no different than it would be in a traditional school. One of the things my kids and I have done this year is reading lots of books that are filled with mini-biographies of 7-14 people. It’s been a great way to go deeper than the paragraph that most history books give important people. I’ve been able to watch my kids understand why these people are in history books and get excited about the stories behind the names. Following I’m going to list some of our favorites and why we’ve liked them.  #Homeschooling? Want to bring #history to life? @Cara_Putman recommends 4 books. Click To Tweet Women in Black History was a great addition to our studies – a perfect dovetail and supplement to an American history curriculum. The biographies are 10-12 pages, easily read in one sitting and are appropriate for a wide age...

Shadowed by Grace

“I hope you know what you’re doing, Justice.”
“I do.” She put as much force behind the word as she could without shouting.
He leaned back in his chair, unlit cigar poised to punctuate a thought. “You’ve got talent. A way with that camera.”
She stroked the case, feeling as if it extended from her, a natural extension.

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