Link: Cobblestone. Magazines and Books for Toddlers to Teens! From their site: Cobblestone Publishing has been producing high-quality nonfiction magazines for young readers since 1980. Our philosophy is that nonfiction, whether it deals with American or world history, world cultures, archaeology, or science, should be a combination of fascinating pleasure reading and factual resource...
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No Child Left Inside-COH

Visit Corn and Oil to explore this week’s COH-No Child Left Inside
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Gaia Girls

Gaia Girls

This series chronicles the adventures of the Gaia Girls – four girls from different corners of the globe chosen by the living organism of the earth to help stop the destructive practices of human beings…. The first book introduces us to 10 year old Elizabeth Angier and her fight against factory farming to save...
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Carnival of Homeschooling – Peter Rabbit Edition

Carnival of Homeschooling – Peter Rabbit Edition

Home education not only prevents creativity from being rubbed off, but encourages each child to create, explore and discover their place in the world. In honor of the Easter holiday and Ms. Potter, I present the Peter Rabbit Edition of the Carnival of Homeschooling, starting with some great Peter Rabbit Resources.
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HEM on Twitter and Facebook

Speaking of awesome resources, did you know that you can now follow HEM on Twitter and Facebook? Here’s the descriptions and links from the HEM Networking Page: One of the earliest homeschool companies on the Internet, Home Education Magazine has had a respected online presence since 1997. Beginning with one of the very first...
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Natural Child Project

Jan Hunt’s  Natural Child Project offers many quotes and resources.  I did not know of this great resource until my boys were grown, but when I did find it it was wonderful to read the quotes, articles and to explore the wonderful resources available to parents there.    I spoke to the  Natural Parent’s Jan...
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Fifty Miles from Tomorrow:: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People

Fifty Miles from Tomorrow:: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People  by William L. Iggiagruk Hensley looks like a fascinating read.  Here is an overview from Barnes and Noble: Synopsis The inspiring true story of one man’s quest to preserve and defend his people’s Ilitqusiat—Native Spirit. As a young man growing up on...
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Duke Ellington His Life in Jazz with 21 Activities by Stephanie Stein

Celebrating one of the most influential figures in jazz, this comprehensive biography incorporates the legendary Duke Ellington’s talents into engaging activities for children. Enlisting the musician’s gifts as a pianist, composer, and band leader, this interdisciplinary approach shows how to create a ragtime rhythm, make a washtub bass, write song lyrics, dance the Lindy...
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Open Hands: Lessons on Giving and Receiving

Open Hands: Lessons on Giving and Receiving is an unforgettable collection of true stories that will touch, move and inspire every reader. Inside this treasury of worldwide experiences, more than 45 contributing authors share how their lives have been affected, in big and small ways, by the kindness of others. The stories are coupled...
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The Pocket Paper Engineer How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step by Carol Barton

The Pocket Paper Engineer How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step by Carol Barton

Contact: June Barrow Phone: 301-229-2213 Platforms, Props, Spirals and Straddles! Building Your Own Pop-Ups from the Page Up The Pocket Paper Engineer How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step by Carol Barton Bethesda, MD — They’re not just for kids anymore. Pop-up books are hot, and they’re appearing in ads, movies, music videos and of...
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