Celebrate the Season CQR

Advent is the season to prepare for the coming of Christ. But exactly what coming of Christ are we preparing for if he was born two thousand years ago in Bethlehem? Why, we’re preparing for him to come to each of us! These short stories about Advent and Christmas remind middle-grade readers ages 711 that […]

Sophie’s First Dance

Sophie learns you must be willing to give up anything that comes between you and God in order to come close to him, even when you don’t want to.’Excellent for Homeschool Use’

Sophie Steps Up

When Sophie and the Corn Flake Girls are barred from using one of their films for the St. Patrick’s Day talent show, they embark on writing and performing a drama about Ireland instead.’Excellent for Homeschool Use’

Sophie’s Secret

When some of Sophie’s relatives come to town for Thanksgiving and create a whirlwind of sightseeing, including nearby Jamestown, Sophie sees an archeological excavation in progress and pictures herself as a female Indiana Jones.’Excellent for Homeschool Use’

Ida B

Ida B. Applewood believes there is never enough time for fun. That’s why she’s so happy to be homeschooled and to spend every free second outside with the trees and the brook. Then some not-so-great things happen in her world. Ida B has to go back to that Place of Slow but Sure Body-Cramping, Mind-Numbing, […]