Book Review: Esperanza Rising

Esparanza Rising is a great read.  I say the book is appropriate for 8 to 12 year olds. I think it is an easy read.  But the suggested level is actually Junior High level. This story is about a little rich girl from Mexico whose father is murdered by bandits.  (I think the Uncle is … Continue reading Book Review: Esperanza Rising

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Seven Books to Share with Children for Lent and Easter

Marla Benavides It is spring as I write, and it’s a clear day outside my window.  Not a cloud in the sky and my mind  draws captures a scene from The Grimm Fairy Tales The Frog Prince. The fairy tale is beautiful and captivating, but I have read many fairy tales that are also beautiful and … Continue reading Seven Books to Share with Children for Lent and Easter

Up for a challenge?

Do you homeschool? Do you sometimes wish someone would get the bright-eyed idea to host a summer reading challenge? Do you have reluctant readers–who need a challenge? If you are anything like me. Then your answer to these questions is YES! I am going to do a Summer Reading Program again this year 2019. This … Continue reading Up for a challenge?

Introducing the $5 alternative to costly tutoring service

Announcing a sizzling deal… the $5 alternative to help your kids beat the slide—introducing the new mini book bundle!!! This special offer is available now at my online book store: k4699.myubam.com/shop—better hurry. Offer expires May 31 at 11:59pm. Put word “mini” in search box. And stock-up on books and avoid the slide! #marlasbookstore #usbornestorytamer #MEGAminibookbundle … Continue reading Introducing the $5 alternative to costly tutoring service