The Well-Educated Mind

A book review of The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had by Susan Wise Bauer Stars: **** W.W. Norton & Company (2015)Classical Education512 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The enduring and engaging guide to educating yourself in the classical tradition. Have you lost the art of reading… Read More »

The One World Schoolhouse

A book review of The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan (Founder of the Khan Academy) Stars: **** Twelve (2012)Education272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: this is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge… Read More »

Stressy Jessy

A book review of Stressy Jessy: A Book About Organizing The Mind by Carmel Shami Stars: ***** Self-Published (2021)Picture Book36 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Jessy wakes up every morning with cluttered thoughts that make him feel very anxious… Read More »

The Myth of Ability

A book review of The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child by John Mighton Stars: **** House of Anansi (2004)Education216 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: For decades teachers and parents have accepted the judgment that some… Read More »

Name & Tame Your Anxiety

A book review of Name & Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide by Summer Batte Stars: ***** Free Spirit Publishing (2021)Children/Teen Nonfiction> Mental Health144 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Anxiety in kids is on the rise: 4.4 million children… Read More »

A Tree is a Home

A book review of A Tree is a Home by Pamela Hickman and Zafouko Yamamoto Stars: **** Kids Can Press (2021)Picture Books>Trees32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this delightful exploration of the seasons in nature, an oak tree… Read More »

Before We Stood Tall

A book review of Before We Stood Tall: From Small Seed to Mighty Tree by Jessica Kulekjan and Madeleine Kloepper Stars: *** Kids Can Press (2021)Picture Book>Trees32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Expressive text and art tell the story… Read More »