Friday, May 27, 2011

Read for the Heart by Sarah Clarkson

Product - Read for the Heart  by Sarah Clarkson

Publisher - Apologia

Price - $17.00

"It's like having a Children's  Librarian for a Best Friend."  (from the publisher)

The book contains 12 sections:

1. Reading to Live
Contains a beautiful description of the author's reading experiences as she grows into adulthood.
She says, "From the earliest days of my childhood, I have lived in a world shaped by the books I read."

2. Reading Lost: The State of Literacy in America
Contains fascinating statistics and inspiring information to urge us all to want to read books, and encourage our children with a love of reading.

3. Life by Books: How to Begin
Lots of great ideas for making reading time a part of our lives.

4. A Roadmap for Using This Book

Chapters 5 through 12 include lists of Authors and their books. This also include a brief background on each author's work.  These chapters cover "Picture Books;" "The Golden Age Classics:" "Children's Fiction:" "Fairy Tales and Fantasy;" "History and Biography;" "Spiritual Reading for Children;" "Poetry;" "Music, Art and Nature."

There are several more sections in the book, including Caldecott medalists, Landmark History books, complete indexes and more.

This book would make a marvelous resource in every homeschool. I absolutely love it!

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*I received this product, for review purposes through The Old Schoolhouse Magazine Crew*

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