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Homeschooling Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles
3.41
This book was exactly what I needed. I happened upon it while browsing the at the library and was sure that, given its generic title, it would be too...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska
4.39
This is how my reading schedule for this book went:

Day 1: Read through intro and two chapters - about 25 pages. Chuckled a bit over the description of...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
 
Blaze of Glory
4.26
**spoiler alert** I was given a complimentary copy of this book, and I really didn't expect what I ended up getting. The cover and title lead me to be...more
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 12, 2011
 
Fire Mage (Blacklight Chronicles, #1)
3.47
This was a fast and entertaining read. It's the first part of a series for young adults. It could easily be read in a day, but you'll want to have the...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
Connecting Church & Home: A Grace-Based Partnership
3.68
We’ve been in our new home for about a month now, and we’ve visited three churches. I started reading “Connecting Church & Home” at just the right...more
Mar 29, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
 
Sophie's World (Sophie #1)
3.81
I picked this up after reading an interview with the author about the importance of Christian literature for tweens. I remember that time in my life w...more
Apr 20, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
The Offering: A Novel
3.80
Angela Hunt doesn't try to hide the plotlines in this book. It was frustratingly obvious as the story moved along that the unthinkable was going to ha...more
May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013
 
Glamorous Illusions (Grand Tour, #1)
3.89
Ya know, I worried in the first chapter that I wasn’t going to like this book. I had a hard time getting a feel for the time and place. I worried that...more
May 17, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
God Gave Us Easter
4.41
If you are looking for a new book for your children for Easter this year, look no further! We loved this one! It’s a wonderful whimsical telling of a...more
Mar 2013
Mar 05, 2013
 
Educational Travel on a Shoestring: Frugal Family Fun and Learning Away from Home
2.79
This is so full of ideas that there's no way I'll remember them all! Need to purchase it to refer back to. Some of my fave ideas are: home swapping, f...more
Aug 31, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
 
Adventures of the Treasure Fleet: China Discovers the World
3.86
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Nov 12, 2011
 
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?
3.83
not set
Nov 12, 2011
 
Catherine, Called Birdy
3.68
not set
Nov 12, 2011
 
When Harriet Met Sojourner
3.91
not set
Nov 12, 2011
 
The Midwife's Apprentice
3.70
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Nov 12, 2011
 
Viking Ships At Sunrise (Magic Tree House, #15)
3.77
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Nov 12, 2011
 
The Making of a Christian Bestseller: An Insiders Guide to Christian Publishing
4.14
I came across this book on the shelves at the library while browsing. I had a long list of books on writing that I wanted to try and find and I honest...more
May 14, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
 
Homer Price
4.06
Just finished reading this aloud to my 4 year old. He loved it even though much of the nuances were over his head. He asked tons of questions and defi...more
May 08, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
KnowOrphans: Mobilizing the Church for Global Orphanology
3.80
I appreciated his multi-faceted approach to orphan care and that he included the importance of caring for families BEFORE children become orphans as w...more
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
 
The Mom Walk: Keeping in Step with God's Heart for Motherhood
4.20
This is the first book I've read by Sally Clarkson. Every story she related had something to offer me right now even though my time of life may be dif...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
A Christmas Crossing
3.19
A quick read to inspire gratitude during this season for all that we are blessed with in this period of our history. This story is full of poignant lo...more
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Dec 01, 2011
 
Honey for a Child's Heart: The Imaginative Use of Books in Family Life
4.37
What a resource! The book lists don't even begin until page 110! The beginning of the book is a wealth of wisdom about the value of reading as a famil...more
May 09, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
Maternal Fitness: Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy, an Easier Labor, and a Quick Recovery
4.00
I really wish I would have started this earlier. I knew I should have - her exercises for the transverse abdominal muscles are wonderful and not intim...more
Apr 07, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
 
Jimmy
4.06
Wonderful book! I have a feeling I'll like anything by this author. I've only read two so far, but he's very talented. He is a lawyer as well as an au...more
Oct 02, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
 
After the Snow Falls
4.48
Full review here: http://www.raisingthebarrs.com/2014/0...

I wasn’t two chapters in before the mantra in my head became, “What was I thinking? A book a...more
Jan 18, 2014
Oct 31, 2013
 
The Adventures of Reddy Fox
4.04
Short chapters were great for 3-5 year old attention spans. Heavy on "attitudes" and morals that would be more easily grasped by an elementary school...more
Aug 16, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
 
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1)
4.13
My 3 and 5 year old loved hearing all about life in the big woods. They were especially fascinated by gathering maple syrup and putting the harvest aw...more
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
 
Home Start in Reading
4.30
This was a GREAT place to start my reading about reading. :) Short and simple! Just what I needed! Part of her 3 R's series - sometimes found all in o...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 20, 2012
 
Accidentally Green
4.00
Short ebook with lots of encouragement. Full review here: http://www.raisingthebarrs.com/2013/0...
Apr 22, 2013
May 16, 2013
 
Seaside Harmony (Postcards from Misty Harbor Inn #1)
3.96
First in a series. A sweet Summer read with just a bit of intrigue. Nothing showy - just comfortably well written.
May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013
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