Friday, October 29, 2010

The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan

The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures I read this to the boys; I consider it a must-read for middle-grade homeschoolers. So much fun! It isn't easy to find a fun book about math.

Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff

Nory Ryan's Song Nathan said it before I could: the most depressing book we have ever read.

Lincoln and His Boys by Rosemary Wells

Lincoln and His Boys I read this to the boys. We all loved it.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage) Horrifying, inspiring, maddening, captivating . . . a must read.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Freedom From Fear by David Kennedy

Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Oxford History of the United States) I loved this. I did skim through the battles (not really my thing), but overall this was wonderful.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Putting Away Childish Things: A Tale of Modern Faith by Marcus Borg

Putting Away Childish Things: A Tale of Modern Faith You would have to be a total biblical studies geek with a high tolerance for didacticism in novels in order to be able to tolerate this book. I am, and I did. In fact, I loved it.

The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr

The Great Turkey Walk I read this to the boys. We loved it!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The Widower's Tale by Julia Glass

The Widower's Tale: A Novel I liked this a little.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

The Cloud of Unknowing by Thomas H. Cook

The Cloud of Unknowing I loved this--so suspenseful!

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