Chickadee by Louise Erdrich

Chickadee by Louise Erdrich is the fourth book in the Birchbark series for young adults, and I read it out loud to my boys last year. We love this series, and I highly recommend it. You can find links to my reviews of the previous books on my book recommendations page, starting with The Birchbark House. … Continue reading Chickadee by Louise Erdrich

Book Review: Project-based Homeschooling by Lori Pickert

Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on February 27, 2013. How many children realize that education is for them, so they can do whatever they want to do in life…?  ~ Lori Pickert, author of Project-based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-directed Learners. Friends of mine know that I'm a fan of Lori Pickert's book … Continue reading Book Review: Project-based Homeschooling by Lori Pickert

Book Review: RAISING BOYS by Steve Biddulph

From my archives: Boys visiting a farm Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on February 29, 2012. You can read the online version by clicking here. Last week I finished reading Raising Boys by Steve Biddulph.  Not long ago I wrote about one of his other books, The Secret of Happy Children.  Like … Continue reading Book Review: RAISING BOYS by Steve Biddulph