the importance of being earnest

Summer Reading: What to Read Next If You Like Roald Dahl

Summer Reading: What to Read Next If You Like Roald Dahl

If you love the fantasy, fun, and humor of Roald Dahl, you’ll enjoy these books that capture some of that same playful spirit.

At Home with the Editors: Amy’s 9th Grade Reading List

At Home with the Editors: Amy’s 9th Grade Reading List

Our 9th grade homeschool reading list is heavy on U.S. history and literature, with an effort to bring in diverse voices and stories. (Plus lots of physical science and a Studio Ghibli lit class!)

Stuff We Like :: 4.7.17

home|school|life’s Friday roundup of the best homeschool links, reads, tools, and other fun stuff has lots of ideas and resources.

I think everybody knows that the thing I like best is having the spring issue out! (It may not be available to download yet when you read this, but it will be available today.)

around the web

I would totally watch a remake of Mannequin with James Corden and Victoria Beckham—wouldn’t you?

Where are the people of color in the middle ages?

This is one of the most interesting pieces of long-form journalism I’ve read in ages. If you have a while, it's definitely worth reading.

 

at home/school/life

in the magazine: Did we mention the spring issue is out?

one year ago: The Pleasures of Spring Homeschooling

two years ago: Sorting through Subjects in an Everything-is-Connected Manner of Homeschooling

 

reading list

I finished A Tangle of Gold—and with it the Colors of Madeleine series—and I seriously think you should make this your 2017 Vacation Reading Series. It was very satisfying.

I am going to be reviewing A Face Like Glass and The Star Thief soon for the blog because they were both totally review-worthy.

We are reading The Lives of Christopher Chant for our family readaloud right now and enjoying it thoroughly.

 

at home

We got a dog! The kids named him Oscar Wilde von Pupper (apparently that The Importance of Being Earnest readaloud was a hit after all), and we’re all totally in love with him.

Cookie of the week: Snickerdoodles

We’ve all been putting so much time and energy into Jason’s school, so it’s really exciting that he pretty much has a full class for fall. Yay, Jas!