The youngest of six children — and the only girl — Raven Hannah is not big enough to help with any of the work on her family's turn-of-the-century Vermont farm. But when the winter comes, she surprises everyone by being able to read — something no one else in her family can do.
Part of your Kindergarten or History / Bible / Literature A package, this simple story brings the past to life and demonstrates important lessons. For example, what can you do with your time when you're stuck doing something you don't like very much? This is a vital theme for all of us and is echoed elsewhere in Sonlight's curriculum, such as in the also excellent Carry On, Mr. Bowditch. With great literature, your children can explore these deep themes as they grow.