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Esperanza Rising

My son loves history, especially American history, so I am excited about the opportunity to delve into some with Esperanza Rising.  This book is set during the time period of the Great Depression; though that is never stated explicitly, it can be inferred from contextual clues such as references to the other "Okie" farm workers who... Continue Reading →


Secret Garden

This is a charming story that was published in 1911. It is a bucolic tale of the redemption of two little tyrants as they learn to love, care for and cherish things and people other then themselves. The story also shows a beautiful example of unschooling.

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