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    Quote Originally Posted by AnonyMs View Post
    The second one I read today, in one go. "The Mindful Parent: Strategies from Peaceful Cultures to Raise Compassionate, Competent Kids", by Charlotte Peterson. SO GOOD! I'm going to read it again (slowly) before giving it back. If you have the gift of time... check it out.
    Thanks for the recommendation! I will check it out.

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    My comfort book would be Little Women, it has always been so ever since I was a child

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    Quote Originally Posted by farrarwilliams View Post

    Also I Capture the Castle.
    LOVE this book. But I had forgotten about it. Thanks for the reminder!
    Homeschooling my boys, 5 and 8.

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    My favorite is The notebook, but I don`t always have enough time to read the whole book, and sumetimes for common understanding I read summary of book or literature analysis like
    Last edited by BellaH; 05-23-2018 at 09:34 AM.

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    Dan Gutman's Baseball Adventure Series, hands down. I'm an adult who, till my son started playing baseball, had no idea what the game was about and didn't care about grown men running around in large circles. Love love this series. It made me admire the heroes of baseball and taught lessons about history, character and humanity.

    Mark Twain, esp. Huckleberry Finn and Tale of Two Cities.

    David Sedaris, when he was writing about what it was like growing up American, before he became an ex-pat and too famous to be interesting.

    Charlotte's Web--every single word is perfect and in the right place. Great for reading aloud. The ending gets me every time.

    And right now, I am really enjoying Wally Lamb's I Know This Much to Be True. And publishing houses say that the public won't read a 900 page book as in the days of Anna Karenina and War and Peace. Boy, does Wally prove them wrong....
    Homeschooling an only, DS10

    Trains move quickly
    To their journey's end

    Are where we begin again

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