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The 10 Most Banned Books of the 20th Century: Can You Guess the Author and the Book?

In honor of banned book week 2016, I wrote a quiz. See if you can guess the titles of the top 10 banned books of all time. This quiz is rather difficult because almost all the clues are about the author. You will have to figure out who the author is, and then which book…

Fisher Hart Academy Review: Part 1

Fisher Hart Academy provides virtual, live-streaming Spanish, French, and Portuguese foreign language courses to homeschooling students. Fisher Hart Academy is a new company using what many would consider an innovative approach to language learning. They have a small class size, with grade levels ranging from 7th through 12th. I was delighted when Fisher Hart Academy contacted…

Homeschooling from the Dad Side: Back to School

  It’s that time of year again. The department stores are festooned with giant cardboard cutouts of pencils, notebooks and backpacks. Office supply stores are practically giving crayons and paper away, and the weekday morning commute just doubled. That’s right; it’s back to school time, at least for some people. For many families, it’s time…

The 2016-2017 SEA Teen Book Club: Literary Analysis

The SEA Teen Book Club is starting again. I received several messages asking me if I would do this. I have so many things on my to-do list my initial reaction was, “No!” Then I realized it wouldn’t be difficult  if I used what I already intended for Sean’s literary analysis class. I consider reading and…