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The Magic Fishbone

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Have you ever felt intimidated by a book? Are there any authors who overwhelm you simply by reputation? Tolstoy perhaps? Famous for Anna Karenina and War and Peace, he is not exactly known for brief or immediately accessible literature. How about Nathaniel Hawthorne,...
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The Deep Connection of Reading

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“If we want them to become lifelong learners, we should encourage them to begin having conversations with the author” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 61). Even though my son is in high school and a full blown teenager, I still read to him every night at bedtime....
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Three Rs of Summer…Renew, Rest, Reassess

It’s summer! Hip, hip, hooray! Break out the ice tea, the sunscreen, and the books. Every summer, as my kids are soaking up the sunshine, hours of free play, and extra time with friends, I focus on three things I can’t find time to do during the school year. I renew,...
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Book Review: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read  Original Post Date: February 28, 2011 Do you want to be inspired to learn Latin and science with your children? Do you want to train your children to be...
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Staff Reading Picks - March 2015

Classical Conversations staff members are avid readers. We thought you might enjoy a peek at our personal reading this month. Matt Bianco – Education Director I am currently reading C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man and Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. The...
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