Posts Tagged ‘C. S. Lewis’

This post reviews Deb Esposito, World War Me: Soul Survivor(Cresco, PA: Monty Media, 2012).

In earlier reviews of children’s literature I have frequently had occasion to note that though conservative Christians make up the lion’s share of homeschoolers in this country, almost every piece of children’s lit that has homeschooling characters tends to feature the small minority who are drawn to the practice for more secular reasons ranging from hippie-type rejections of formalism and desire to live in nature to concerns for a child’s health.

Well, here is a book about Christian homeschooling.  (more…)

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This post reviews Angie Renich, The One and Only Miss Violet Remy (Wildwood Digital Publishing, 2011).  [Digital Download available here].

A couple of weeks ago Angie Renich contacted me and asked if I’d like a free copy of her book for review.  It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a piece of children’s literature, though I have done so on many occasions before.  A summative post that has links to most of my reviews of children’s books where homeschooling features is available here.

I googled Ms. Renich and couldn’t find much except that she doesn’t like Mitt Romney’s Mormonism and that she composed some music for a ballet version of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.  That last one is relevant to the story, so here goes…


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