Can We Trust the History Books We Read? THIS is a loaded question. First of all, know this. ALL history is written with a bias. Any author is going to bend, support, or omit information that will create a view or meet an agenda. At best, we can call it a “perspective”; at worst, “propaganda.”
National Author’s Day is dedicated to appreciating the writers who inspire, teach, and entertain us. So, what is an author? Why are they important? And how can their work profoundly impact our lives? Keep on reading to find out! Plus, learn more about the history behind National Author’s Day.
Writing a novel is no simple task, even for seasoned writers. In fact, many people fail to realize their favorite author took many years of fear and failure before completing their famous work of art. In this post, we’ll explain exactly what NaNoWriMo is and why it’s the perfect holiday to celebrate with your child.
Living books are a key component of the history journey for many learners. They provide "pictures of life" and can be the perfect way to round out your history studies. Along with including living history book suggestions in many of our products, we've rounded up some of the top living history book options here.
Newspapers. You’ve probably read one at some point in your life –– even if it was just to read the latest Peanuts comic strip! But what if we told you that by using the format of a newspaper, you could help your child better remember important topics within history?