Reading – Literature

The Fairy Chronicles

Author J.H. Sweet introduces us to the girls of the Fairy Chronicles who are otherwise normal, but are blessed by Mother Nature with special gifts. Each book introduces a new, unique fairy with familar friends returning for adventures to protect the world from all sorts of magical monsters. The books are modern day fairy...
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Skipping Stones Magazine – Request for Home Education Submissions

Skipping Stones is an award winning multicural children’s magazine. If you have never seen a copy, visit their archives and browse through some of their online articles. This magazine stands out because it encourages creativity, cultural diversity and explores ecological stewardship. It also provides a forum for children to communicate with other children from...
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Some new books from KSB Promotions….

KSB recently sent along a list of some of their new books. Here is the list: Farley the Ferret of Farkleberry Farm by Patricia Derrick illustrated by J-P Loppo Martinez When a drought threatens the boysenberry crop‹which would mean no fresh jam and bread at the County Fair‹the area children respond to Farleys plea...
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Database of Award Winning Children’s Literature

Database of Award Winning Children’s Literature From the site: PURPOSE The purpose of this database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children’s literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards. I expect the user to be a librarian or a teacher intervening for a...
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Pitch-A-Story

There is a new board game called Pitch-A-Story. This dynamic literacy development tool engages students to become better readers, writers, listeners and presenters. Up to 18 players can participate in teams, making it a perfect tool in team-based teaching environments. Plus, it s a terrific after school activity. In addition, the game comes with...
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Winged Sandals

Winged Sandals Take the tour with Hermes the messenger god, through a magical place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters. The site offers animated stories from Classical Mythology, games to play with characters from Classical Myths, search a character, place or keyword from Classical Mythology, Learn about life in Ancient Greece...
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A Story Piece by Piece

A Story Piece by Piece is a marvelous way to make reading a truly hands-on activity by combining reading with putting together an age-appropriate jigsaw puzzle! With stories written for young readers at their own ages and reading levels, these puzzles use humor and fun facts to hold the reader’s interest, while building vocabulary...
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Dover Publications

Dover Publications Since 1941, Dover Publications has offered great books at amazing prices, including over 600 titles that sell for less than $2.00! With over 8,000 value-priced titles they have books for almost every interest. Dover collections include fun, educational books for children, a world-renowned series of Science books, and a huge selection of...
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Dorling Kindersley Books

Link: Dorling Kindersley. Thirty years ago,Dorling Kindersley (DK) took on the challenge of creating visually engaging books for children on subjects that would compliment their areas of study and personal interest. The award-winning Eyewitness Books, DK’s trademark series, which began in 1988, never fail to inform, excite and inspire both children and adults alike....
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Greathall Productions

Link: Greathall Productions. JIM WEISS has been a storyteller for over 25 years. In June, 1989, Jim decided to do something more with the craft that he had formerly practiced solely for pleasure. He and his wife, Randy, formed a production company, Greathall Productions, and have thus far produced thirty-four (34) storytelling recordings with...
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