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California On My Mind: Summer and Fall 2021 News and Happenings

Ever played the game where you hear three statements and you need to identify the untruth (or lie)? Try your hand at these! Two Truths and a Lie I pitched my tent under an owl in the desert. After May, we are done with classes for the year. We are selling selections from Stories from […]

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California History

How to find books for California Out of the Box

We are delighted more families are choosing California Out of the Box for their California history curriculum. Recently, we have received emails from families having difficulty obtaining a few of the resources. Stories from Where We Live Update December 2020: See this page for specific information on where to find story selections from Stories from […]

Book Reviews

Borrow Online Books for Free in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Open Library Here is a super resource we want to share with you: Open Library. It’s an online resource, brought to you from Internet Archive, that has copies of many current, popular books. You must sign-up for a free account. Once that’s completed, start checking out up to 5 books for 2 weeks timeframe each! […]

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Book Reviews

Good Read – Stories from Where We Live: The California Coast

Stories from Where We Live: The California Coast is one of my favorite resources to begin a conversation about California habitats.  I was introduced to this book when my kids and I studied California history as a part of our homeschool curriculum. While looking in the book stacks in the California section of the Children’s […]