Wednesday, May 4, 2011

On my Book Wish List

-The Well Trained Mind : Two veteran home educators outline the classical pattern of education—the trivium—which organizes learning around the maturing capacity of the child's mind.

-The Core; Teaching your child the foundations of classical education: there are core areas of knowledge that are essential to master. Without knowing the multiplication tables, children can’t advance to algebra. Without mastery of grammar, students will have difficulty expressing themselves. Without these essential building blocks of knowledge, students may remember information but they will never possess a broad and deep understanding of how the world works.

-The Story of the World (4 Volumes): The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes each continent and major people group.

-Freedoms Stand: This is the sequal to Veiled Freedom, by Jeanette Windle. She is an engaging author of fiction, and her parent's are part of our church! I just finished Veiled Freedom and I'm eager to get my hands on this sequal. It is available for preorder on Amazon, it will be released June 1.

I'm sure I can think of about a billion more books that I want to read, but I've probably bored you enough as it is. What books are on your wish list?

1 comment:

Gary Lent said...

I finally got around to looking at these and I think they must be an ad for Hillsdale College! Good stuff.