Friday, May 27, 2011
Read For The Heart
Whole Books For Wholehearted Families
By Sarah Clarkson
As a book lover, I can not imagine anything better than a good book about good books! Well, Sarah Clarkson has deliver just that. Read For The Heart, is not just a book with lists of good literature, it is a story that incorporates great books, while fostering a love of reading. This book is a must read for moms and homeschoolers. This 384 page soft cover book explores topics such as: Reading to Live; The state of literacy in America; Picture books; Classics; Children's fiction; Fairy tales and fantasy; History and biography; Poetry and Spiritual reading for children. The appendix includes lists of Caldecott and Newbery Medalist, historical fictions by G.A. Henty, Landmark History Books, and the Trailblazer Series. In addition to giving a brief summary of each book, Sarah Clarkson also gives suggested grade levels and other books by the author. She wraps the book up with a list of her favorite books.This is the perfect book to read this summer as you plan your reading list for the upcoming school year.
Click below to read a sample chapter from Read For The Heart. Once you read a little, go to http://www.apologia.com/ and order the whole book for just $17.00. You will want to re-read it as your children grow.
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