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 »

In For Life

A book review of In For Life: A Journey into Murder, Corruption, and Friendship by Elaine Alice Murphy Stars: **** Satuit Press (2021)True Crime/Memoir496 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Sean K. Ellis was convicted in 1995 – at his… 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 »

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 »

365 Days of Gutsy Women

A book review of 365 Days of Gutsy Women by Rosemary Roenfanz Stars: **** Rosemary Roenfanz (2021)Women’s History426 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 365 Days of Gutsy Women reveals hidden stories of fearless females from the beginning of time. Traditionally women were kept out of… Read More »

5 Butterflies

A book review of 5 Butterflies by Carol Pasternak Stars: **** Fitzhenry & Whiteside (2022)Children’s Nonfiction>Insects64 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 5 Butterflies is a fascinating account of the life cycles of Monarch Butterflies, Eastern Black Swallowtails, American Ladies, Question… Read More »