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Sonlight Summer Readers: Mom's Secret for #Winning Book Choices

Homeschool Moms and Reluctant Readers Stunned by the Engaging Adventures in the Sonlight Summer Readers! It's true. Homeschool moms, reluctant readers, and many more people have all purchased the Sonlight Summer Readers and been stunned by the engaging adventures and … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Read Books That Might Make Your Kids (and You) Cry

If you are a family that spends a lot of time reading aloud, you have probably found at least a few books that caused tears. Book after book we read each afternoon, my kids have learned the sob routine. Nearing … Continue reading

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How to See Beauty in Unexpected Places: Lessons from “Cornstalks”

I am a lover of poetry. My daughter, on the other hand, is very literal. Her mind is scientific and pragmatic, and while she can—and does—memorize how to properly use idioms, she doesn’t have an intuitive sense for poetic language. … Continue reading

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Since Sonlight Books Are So Good, Why Are They Ever Replaced?

Ever wonder why Sonlight books are so good? It's because Sarita and her team review new releases year-round, a massive undertaking. You can’t just go to the library and pull random books off the shelf and end up with an … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Children Need to Read Books with Flawed Characters

There is much focus in the homeschool culture on wholesome reading material, particularly titles which feature boys and girls of exemplary virtue. In these books, the main characters consistently—if not inexplicably—model correct choices and praiseworthy attitudes. Such flawless characters, the … Continue reading

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The Joy of Revisiting My Childhood by Reading Aloud to My Kids

Just glancing at the cover of a book can draw you back to a moment in time and evoke strong feelings whether heartwarming or heartbreaking. My first memory of my mom reading aloud to me was the unfortunate summer that … Continue reading

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6 Unique Solutions for the Child Who Hates to Read

Some children hate to read. Whether because of personality or ability, whether because they haven’t yet fallen in love with any book or because their interests really do lie elsewhere, some children are not yet bookworms. Maybe some will never … Continue reading

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