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New Year, New Reads: Our Homeschool Adventure in January 2024

Happy New Year, everyone! As we welcome 2024, our bookshelf is filled with exciting reads that promise to take us on a journey filled with discovery, learning, and adventure. From uncovering the secrets of fictional worlds to diving deep into the animal kingdom, our January collection is diverse and engaging. Let's explore the treasures we have on our shelf this month!


Embarking on Mystical and Whimsical Adventures


  • "Gravity Falls: Lost Legends" by Alex Hirsch Step into the mysterious and humorous world of Gravity Falls with this captivating graphic novel.

  • "Mr. Popper's Penguins" by Richard and Florence Atwater A timeless classic that brings the charm and antics of Mr. Popper and his delightful penguins to life. A perfect read for those who love heartwarming tales of whimsy and adventure.

  • "The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown Embark on an imaginative adventure with Roz, the robot, as she discovers the wonders and challenges of the wild, offering a unique blend of technology and nature.


A Journey into the Canine World


  • "The Dog Encyclopedia" by Ann Baggaley Dive into the detailed world of dogs with this comprehensive encyclopedia, ideal for dog enthusiasts.

  • "Tuesday Tucks Me In" by Luis Carlos Montalván A touching story showcasing the strong bond between a soldier and his service dog.


Exploring the Intricacies of Nature

  • "What Eats What in an Ocean Food Chain?" by Suzanne Slade

  • "Is it a Food Web or a Food Chain?" by Emily Sohn

  • "Who Eats What? Food Chains and Food Webs" by Patricia Lauber

  • "Animals that Make Me Say Wow!" by Dawn Cusick

  • "Leatherback Sea Turtle Migration" by Kelsey Jopp

  • "On the Wing: American Birds in Migration" by Carol Lerner

  • "The Longest Journey: An Arctic Tern's Migration" by Amy Hevron

  • "Migration" by Jaclyn Jaycox

  • "Backyard Birding for Kids" by Erika Zambello

  • "Animal Encyclopedia" by Lucy H. Spelman

  • "Do Lobsters Leap Waterfalls?: A Book About Animal Migration" by Laura Purdie Salas


The Fascinating World of Technology

  • "3D Modeling and Printing with Tinkercad" by James F. Kelly

  • "All About 3D Printing" by Tracy Abell

  • "3D Printing and Maker Lab for Kids" by Eldrid Sequeira


Delving into History and Geography

  • "Moving Forward" by Chris Barton

  • "Who was Ponce de León?" by Pam Pollack

  • "Marjory Saves the Everglades" by Sandra Neil Wallace

  • "Florida" by Tamra Orr

  • "Orlando, FL: Cool Stuff Every Kid Should Know" by Kate Boehm Jerome


As we kick off 2024, our bookshelf is a gateway to worlds both real and imagined, promising a month filled with fascinating stories, educational insights, and endless curiosity. Whether you're a tech enthusiast, a nature lover, or a fan of heartwarming tales, there's a book here for you. Happy reading, and cheers to a year full of amazing literary discoveries! 📚✨🎉

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