Read the World: Middle East

Read the World: Middle East
Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Ready to head to the Middle East this week? Let’s do it: books, videos, recipes and more await below!

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We’re reading our way around the world using my new book, Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time, as our travel guide.

Here’s our itinerary for the rest of the summer:

Mon, Aug 1st – Asia Week
Mon, Aug 8th – Latin America Week
Mon, Aug 15th – Australia/Oceania/Polar Regions Week
Mon, Aug 22nd – A global link up for all families to take part in!
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Prince Edward Island, Canada–with its tea, its views, and its history–COMPLETELY stole my heart last week! If you’ve ever dreamt of a visit to Anne’s Island, I made this video field trip for you!

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We’re halfway through the Read the World Summer Book Club and what a joy it’s been to see all the ways you’re making good use of Give Your Child the World!

For those of you who are participating, I wanted to sweeten the pot a little: All families who join our global link-up on August 22nd will receive an extra entry when it comes time to draw winners for this amazing lineup of prizes!

Plus, remember if your book selections all come from my book, you get another entry, too! Sign up here to make sure you don’t miss the prize entry form at the end of the summer!

Weekend homeschool links:

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Read the World: North America

Read the World, North America
Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

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Welcome back to the Read the World Summer Book Club.

I’ve been looking forward to North America week SO much!! Wanna see why? Check out my vlog below, and let’s get started!

Just joining us?

sidebarWe’re on a global excursion all summer long, using my new book, Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time, as our travel guide.

Head here for the details of how to get started and jump straight in with us! 

The Calendar:

(If you’re just joining us, click the post links below to travel to the other “destinations” in the series we’ve already visited!)

Mon, July 18th – North America (Ch 10, Wagon Wheels** We are here!
Mon, July 25th – Middle East Week (Ch 9)
Mon, Aug 1st – Asia Week (Ch 8)
Mon, Aug 8th – Latin America Week (Ch 11)
Mon, Aug 15th – Australia/Oceania/Polar Regions Week (Ch 12)
Mon, Aug 22nd – A global link up for all families to take part in!

So many North American books await, let’s do this!

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Weekend homeschool links

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As we say around here, it’s nicer in Newtown!

One of my favorite things this summer has been seeing how you guys have been using and enjoying Give Your Child the World in your homes and with your families.

Thanks to Daniela of Arkevita.com, the book even made an appearance among the ruins of Pompeii:

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To make sure you didn’t miss any of the other highlights from Europe week of the book club, pop over to take a peek at Sarah Mackenzie’s recap.

And I’ll see you back here on Monday as we take in the sights of North America together–one book at a time. Remember, it isn’t too late to join us!

Weekend homeschool links:

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“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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Read the World: Europe

Read the World: Europe
Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Would you like a little note dropped in your inbox when new downloads and updates are ready for the summer book club?
Just head here to sign up!

Welcome back to the Read the World Summer Book Club.

Ready to head to Europe this week? I can’t wait – let’s go!

Summer Book Club sidebar

Just joining us?

sidebarWe’re on a global excursion all summer long, using my new book, Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time, as our travel guide.

We’d love to have you join us at any point along the way.

Head here for the details of how to get started and jump straight in with Europe week below! 

The Calendar:

(If you’re just joining us, click the post links below to travel to the other “destinations” in the series we’ve already visited!)

Mon, July 11th – Europe Week (Ch 7, Number the Stars)** We are here!
Mon, July 18th – North America Week (Ch 10)
Mon, July 25th – Middle East Week (Ch 9)

Mon, Aug 1st – Asia Week (Ch 8)
Mon, Aug 8th – Latin America Week (Ch 11)
Mon, Aug 15th – Australia/Oceania/Polar Regions Week (Ch 12)
Mon, Aug 22nd – A global link up for all families to take part in!

Now let’s read our way across Europe, one book at a time!

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