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The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare Notable: Newbery Honor book, 1984 Premise: Matt and his father have claimed a homestead in the Maine wilderness, but Matt’s father must return to … Continue reading

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Word Search Book Bag Giveaway — CLOSED

This month’s giveaway is this roomy word search canvas book bag, and a pack of Cats in the Box.  The cats are little sticky notes, but they are so adorable that I don’t know if you could bear to use … Continue reading

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English Teatime Giveaway — Cross Promotion — CLOSED

Here’s February’s giveaway–a box of Bigelow English Teatime!  It’s another of my absolute favorite teas and I want to share it with one lucky winner.  I hope that they will enjoy it, too! Enter by following the link below.  It’s … Continue reading

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The Way of the Samurai Book Giveaway — Cross Promotion — CLOSED

I’m giving away The Way of the Samurai by Inazo Nitobe!  Since this book may appeal to many different readers, I’m cross-promoting the giveaway from my homeschooling blog. a Rafflecopter giveaway It’s open to U.S. residents and ends February 28, … Continue reading

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Books Make Me Happy Zippered Pouch Giveaway — CLOSED

Because I love books, blogging and sharing the things that I love, I’m going to regularly host monthly giveaways on my blog!  Yay!  This month I chose this really cute zippered pouch which is perfect for the bibliophile with a … Continue reading

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Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

This post contains an affiliate link. I read Caddie Woodlawn years ago, as a child.  I love frontier adventures which feature female heroines.  The fact that this story takes place in the area I grew up in makes it that … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor by Nathan Hale

This post contains an affiliate link. I requested The Underground Abductor from the library as part of my quest to find interesting graphic novels for children.  I could not put this one down!  I didn’t know much about Harriet Tubman, … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Alamo All-Stars by Nathan Hale

This post contains an affiliate link. I read Alamo All-Stars over the course of a couple days. This is a super-fun graphic novel that is perfect for teaching kids about history!  I’m excited to check out the other books in … Continue reading

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The Shores of Tripoli: Lieutenant Putnam and the Barbary Pirates by James L. Haley

This post contains affiliate links. I received an ARC of The Shores of Tripoli and just finished it the other day.  I was intrigued by this book because I didn’t know anything about the Barbary Wars, which took place in … Continue reading

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