The most powerful tools we have as homeschoolers are also the simplest. This episode is all about books, books, and more books.
The Homeschool Sisters Podcast Welcomes Mary Hanna Wilson from Celebrate A Book!
Mary is a writer, online teacher, and homeschool mother to four kids ranging from middle school to college. She believes that creativity, laughter, and fun are the backbone of engaging and inspiring homeschools.
On her blog, Celebrate a Book with Mary Hanna Wilson, she shares homeschooling resources, tips, and ideas as well as fantastic books lists and tools for teaching literature You can also find her in the virtual classroom leading live book clubs for kids through Outschool. When she is not teaching or writing, you can find her reading, traveling, binge-watching a show with her teens, or enjoying great conversation over a cup of tea.
Celebrating Books with Mary Hanna Wilson: The Homeschool Sisters Podcast [Episode 127]
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Books Mentioned In The Episode
- Magic School Bus series
- Raina Telgemeier (author)
- Captain Underpants series
- Emmy and the Key of Code
- Nathan Hale series
- Sort of Super
- Amulet series
- Cleopatra in Space series
- El Deafo
- They Called Us Enemy
- P, B, and J series
- Class Act
- Roller Girl
- The Croc Ate My Homework
- Marshmallow and Jordan
- Big Nate series
- Geronimo Stilton series
- Nancy Drew series
- Calvin and Hobbes
- The Book Whisperer
- To Kill A Mockingbird
- Animal Farm
- Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
- I’m Glad My Mother Died
Never Board Learning For Outside Of The Box Kids (and their moms!)
One thing I’ve learned in our 9+ (!!!) years of homeschooling is that homeschooling shouldn’t look anything like the public school of your past. I created NBL as a safe space for creative parents and educators to authentically connect, share ideas, and support each other as they raise their wildly and wonderfully unique children and teens.
I’d love for you to step outside of that ol’ proverbial box and join the fun! Right now, download a free copy of our monthly playbook! Our members love our NBL Playbooks! These ebooks keep your children and teens busy and learning all month long.
LINKS FROM THE EPISODE
- Celebrate a Book with Mary Hanna Wilson
- Mary on Outschool
- Mary on Instagram
- Mary on TikTok
- Mary on Facebook
- Rubik’s Race
- 6 Best Tips for Choosing Books for Tweens and Teens
- Screens: Monsters or Manageable? with Mary Wilson [Episode 19]
- Poolside Professional Development episodes
- BITTERSWEET TRANSITIONS IN OUR HOMESCHOOLS [EPISODE 119]
- Real-Life Homeschooling with Rachel Baker
- Never Board Learning
- Leave us a message
- The Homeschool Sisters Podcast on YouTube