Boat Kid : How I Survived Swimming with Sharks, Being Homeschooled, and Growing Up on a Sailboat

Buy Boat Kid by Melanie Neale in Paperback for the low price of 10.18. Find this product in Juvenile Nonfiction > Adventure & Adventurers, Biography & Autobiography – General, Travel.

Christopher Paolini

Montana author Christopher Paolini experienced a sudden rise to fame due to his Inheritance Trilogy, which begins with Eragon and continues with Eldest. Full-color photos, a glossary of key terms, and an index enhance this biography, which introduces Paolini’s childhood, family life, experience with homeschooling, and the influence of other fantasy authors, as well as […]

You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

The Internet isn’t all cat videos. There’s also Felicia Day – violinist, filmmaker, Internet entrepreneur, compulsive gamer and former lonely homeschooled girl who overcame her isolated childhood to become the ruler of a new world . . . or at least semi-influential in the world of Internet geeks and Goodreads book clubs. After growing up […]

Through My Eyes

Over the last five years, Tim Tebow has established himself as one of the greatest college football quarterbacks in history and a top prospect in the NFL. During that time he’s won two BCS national championships with the University of Florida, become the first sophomore in NCAA history to win the Heisman Trophy, and, in […]

Just Don’t Fall

Read Josh Sundquist’s posts on the Penguin Blog. One moment Josh Sundquist was your typical energetic and inquisitive nine year- old boy. The next, his entire life changed when he was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a particularly virulent cancer strain that would eventually claim Josh’s left leg. Told in a wide-eyed, winning, heartbreaking voice, Just […]