How to use Give Your Child the World in your homeschool

How to use Give Your Child the World in your homeschool
Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool 

What a beautiful ride it’s been since Give Your Child the World came out a few months ago!

Thank you, thank you for all the support. I can’t tell you how much it’s meant to hear that so many of you find the book useful and inspiring, exactly what I hoped for during the five years I worked on it.

Some of you have written with another question as well:

What’s the best way to use Give Your Child the World in our homeschool?

Glad you asked! I purposely made the book so it could be used several different ways, and I’d love to describe those for you here. (And for anyone wondering: Yes – the print above is THE Eiffel Tower I mention about in Chapter 2 that meant so much!)

What’s this all about?

Photo by Luke Price

Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time is a reading treasury that guides you to the best global children’s literature (over 600 hand-picked titles!), allowing your family to read your way around the world. Perfect for the book and travel lovers among us.

All the hard work has been done for you, so you can get right to the fun part! I organized the reading lists by region, country, and age range (ages 4-12). Each listing includes a brief description of the book, its themes, and any content you might want to have a heads up about.

For the cost of a single paperback, the book gives you a geography/history/literature resource you can use for up to 8 YEARS with multiple kids. Read an excerpt here.

Check out the three main ways I imagine families putting it to good use:
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Growing Up Around the World: A Global Link Up!

Growing up around the worldupdate

Welcome to our Read the World Global link-up! We’re so glad you’re here – think of this as a free trip around the world, right from the comfort of your dining room table!

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Growing up in Australia

Growing up in Australia

Dangerous animals, fun expressions and more make up this family’s home – Australia!

The Georges are a homeschooling family of 7 that lives in a caravan and spends most of their time in Far North Queensland, although they are nomads. In fact, many people in their home country are!

Kelly shares that and many other fascinating facts about Australia with us today. Check out her blog Fearless Homeschool for more inspiration from down under!
Growing up around the world: A series

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Read the World: Australia, Oceania, & Polar Regions

Read the World_ Australia_Oceania_The Polar Regions
Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Hello and welcome to the final stop of our travels!

What an adventure we’ve had, and if you’ve missed any of it these posts will stay up long-term so you can come back to them anytime!

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Come on, let’s head to Australia/Oceania and the Polar Regions!
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Growing up in Mexico and Central America


The Weary Family is a homeschooling family of four that wanted to experience expat life. So for nearly two years they’ve been driving throughout Mexico and Central America.

They’ve now visited each country, and have things they love about every place they have stayed including the food, the clear blue water and the animals they’ve encountered.Growing up around the world: A series

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