Story Time: I See Sam Books

Nathan has really loved reading these books. They are similar to BOB Books except that they move along at a slower pace, and we think the stories are more interesting. There are 52 books in total. They are in the free domain. You can look at them and print them for free. The quality […]

Story Time: The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

The Golden Goblet This seemed to be Rylee’s favorite out the books we read for Egypt this year. It is from the perspective of the lower class in Egypt. I think the ending has such a sweet lesson to be learned.

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Story Time: Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Mara, Daughter of the Nile I enjoyed this book, but I thought it was a little to old for Rylee (9). It was heavy on the romance (nothing inappropriate). There is a whipping of a woman that takes place that is pretty harsh as well. I plan to let Rylee read it […]

Story Time: What Do People Do All Day? by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day

This book is a little outdated, but it is still a keeper. It does a great job explaining what people do for their jobs. The illustrations have a lot going on in true Richard Scarry fashion. You could stare at them […]

Story Time: The Cat of Bubastes: A tale of Ancient Egypt by G. A. Henty

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt by G. A. Henty

FREE (at the time of writing this post) KINDLE EDITION.

The Cat of Bubastes takes place in Ancient Egypt. This story is fun because it is told from the perspective of an Egyptian captive. […]

Story Time: The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco

The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco

The Bee Tree is a story about a little girl who tells her grandpa that she is bored with reading and wants to play outside. He leads the whole neighborhood on an adventure chasing bees. At the end helps her to […]