Reading Notes November 2017

Finished in November 

1. The Wanton Fires by Mariol Trevor I was curious about other novels by the author of Sun Slower, Sun Faster which the kids and I loved so much. This novel is a regency romance, not a children’s book, but I enjoyed it all the same— though not quite as much as […]

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Kicking the Devil Down the Stairs: St Michael, Superheroes, Swords, and Little Boys

A mom in one of my Facebook groups is — understandably— concerned that her six year old boy is suddenly obsessed with the devil, talking about him constantly, asking lots of questions about the devil, talking about hurting the devil with a sword, comparing other people’s bad behavior to the devil. Is this normal? she […]

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Learning Notes Week of November 6

Monday November 6 Anthony: math, read History, copywork. Ben: math, Explode the Code. Sophie: math, copywork, dictation, French, read Geography. Bella: Khan academy, dictation/copywork, read St George, read Bible. Stories: Francie on the Run, King of Ireland’s Son, Augustus Caesar’s World, Book of Angels. Bedtime stories: Elephant and Piggie. Tuesday November 7 Anthony: math, read […]

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Reading Notes October 2017

Finished The Hounds of the Morrigan by Pat O’Shea. A high fantasy novel about a little boy, Pidge (short for Patrick), and his sister Bridget who find an ancient manuscript and are caught up in a dramatic conflict among the ancient Irish gods and fairy people. The triple goddess has returned and is stirring up […]

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