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Following the Road Signs of History

Following the Road Signs of History

I love history – especially American history. As a kid growing up in the fifties, I stumbled upon my first favorite book, Stephen Meader’s T Model Tommy. I read with wonder as Tommy’s Model T truck hauled him and his cargo up and down narrow bands of asphalt and gravel through New York, Pennsylvania,...
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On the Trail of Laura Ingalls Wilder

On the Trail of Laura Ingalls Wilder

We stood on the big rock where Laura and Mary played, smelled the prairie flowers and climbed up a hill to the remains of the dugout. “It’s even smaller than the cabin in Wisconsin,” Will noted. Laura certainly chose the right adjective “little” to describe her childhood homes. With Plum Creek mud between our...
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The Mystery of History

The Mystery of History

Homeschool mom and author Mary Potter Kenyon wrote an enthusiastic review of a history book for kids, The Smart Aleck’s Guide to American History by Adam Selzer, and her excitement is contagious: “This book, this children’s book, has me enraptured. It is this irreverent style of writing that I have searched high and low...
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Huson Travel Letters

Huson Travel Letters

Homeschoolers often dislike studying textbooks; however, children enjoy receiving mail and will eagerly read it – exhibiting a natural enthusiastic interest in any communication addressed to them personally. Now you can turn this natural interest in personal communication into an educational advantage by giving your child an outstanding learning aid for students of all...
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