Posts tagged with ‘non-fiction’

  • Resources for Teaching Poetry

    By on February 3, 2015

    A homeschooling mother with a daughter in early high school asked for some recommendations from me for how to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Realistic Abstracts

    By on January 30, 2015

    This book is better than most of its kind. I give it 4 stars. You can see below both...

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    Polly Castor
  • Books our Family Got for Christmas

    By on December 28, 2014

    Regardless of ereaders, everyone in our family received some paper copy books for Christmas. Interestingly, they were all non-fiction!...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: Tim’s Vermeer

    By on November 9, 2014

    I loved this film and give it 5 stars. It is fascinating on many different levels. It was interesting...

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    Polly Castor
  • Felting Books

    By on October 26, 2014

    I mentioned earlier this month in a blog after visiting the New England Felting Supply that I had requested...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: This is the Story of a Happy Marriage

    By on October 17, 2014

    I loved this book and give it a radiant five stars. I really enjoyed reading this collection of magazine...

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    Polly Castor
  • Non-Fiction Books about the 20th Century for Kids

    By on September 2, 2014

    These books about the 20th century I recommend for any homeschooling family or any curious, precocious kid on your...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

    By on July 17, 2014

    If you enjoy history, art, or Paris, you would enjoy this book if you can stick with it. Whoever...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Mom Candy

    By on May 10, 2014

    This is an inch and a half thick book full of a thousand quotes for moms, perfect for mother’s...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Cooked

    By on May 7, 2014

    I became a fan of Michael Pollan’s over his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma which was a watershed read for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Wonderbook (Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction)

    By on April 26, 2014

    This book is a total delight; take this thick, detailed work slowly and treasure and contemplate every morsel.

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    Polly Castor
  • Confucius Says

    By on March 24, 2014

    I found this 1977 $2.00 volume of sayings by Confucius. I couldn’t resist sharing some of these with...

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    Polly Castor