Read the World: Europe

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

Welcome back to the Read the World Book Club.

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

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Just joining us?

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

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

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Read the World: Africa

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

Welcome back to the Read the World Book Club!

Ready to head to Africa together? Grab your passport and plane ticket and let’s do this!

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Just joining us?

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

Let’s get started reading our way across Africa!

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Read the World: Multicultural Week

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

Welcome, welcome to our Read the World Summer Book Club! Sarah and I are both beyond thrilled to have you joining our families as we explore the globe one book at a time.

And now…on to the Multicultural Chapter!

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3 steps to a simpler summer

3 Steps to a Simpler SummerWritten by Melissa Camara Wilkins

A couple of my friends have been talking about how few summers we have with our kids, and how to make the most of them.

I say helpful things, like, “oh,” and, “hmm,” and “Eighteen! It’s not a very big number, is it?” This is code for “this conversation is making me so anxious that I may break out in hives at any time.”

It’s not that I am trying not to notice how fast my kids are growing up (though that is probably true).

It’s just that there are so many good ways to spend a summer. Should we go for summer camp or summer reading? Block party or beach bonfire? Water slides or water balloons? Roller coasters or roller skates? Field trips or museum trips or road trips or trips to grandma’s house?

And if I skip it all in favor of free play, will the only thing my kids remember be how they sang “I’m bo-ored” all summer long?
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The Read the World Summer Book Club

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Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Last week I hinted that you’d want to get your copies of Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time in hand as soon as possible, so you can use it for something fun this summer.

Well, today I can finally spill the beans! Several months ago I had the idea of celebrating the launch of my book with a summer book club for you and yours.

And because books are always better shared, I’ve teamed up with the fabulous Sarah Mackenzie of the Read-Aloud Revival to create the Read the World Summer Book Club–a club that’s going to take us all around the world this summer, one book at a time!

Take a peek:

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