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Missy Andrews Center for Lit My Divine Comedy interview

Identity, Grace, and a Literary Life (video interview with Missy Andrews from Center for Lit)

I’ve often wished I could have Missy Andrews from Center for Lit over for coffee and a chat in my living room. The realities of geography, alas, preclude that. But this conversation is the next best thing. If you’ve struggled with your identity as a homeschool mom, if you’ve wondered how to incorporate literary analysis …

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nonfiction graphic book list

Nonfiction Graphic Novels for Kids and Teens

The graphic novel format isn’t limited to fiction. Nonfiction works in the graphic novel style can be a delightful read for kids, teens, and adults. Here are some of the nonfiction graphic novels my children have enjoyed. What? Why Nonfiction Graphic Novels? (and do I have to? {spoiler alert: no}) The graphic novel combines words …

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winter books

Wintry Reads

Here in North Carolina, the winter weather is always a surprise.  One day we’ll have a balmy, spring-like day.  The next, we’re shivering inside our sweaters!  We soaked up the sun whenever possible because we know gloomy, chilly days are coming. Whether you’re shivering in extended sub-zero temps or surfing on a beach somewhere, winter …

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