011 Building a Home Library and Actively Using It
Where to even start, Strewing books, Sourcing free and inexpensive books
Episode Content Consideration:
Ambre uses the word “crap” to mean “stuff” once.
BigThink article: “A home library can have a powerful effect on children”
Books reviewed and mentioned in this episode:
Affiliate links for the books mentioned in this episode can be found here.
Featured and Mentioned Books:
Sesame Street Dictionary- 1980
Mr. Men and Little Miss Picture Dictionary
Calvin and Hobbes
Andrew Lang Fairy Tales
Junior Illustrated Classics
I Touch by Rachel Isadora
Green Ember series by SD Smith
“It will not be so in the Mended Wood”
(coloring page Ambre shared about in her story)
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Young Folks Library
Collier’s Junior Library
Through Golden Windows
Mathematics Illustrated Dictionary by Jeanne Bendick- Ambre much prefers the vintage editions over the more modern reprint due to the lovely illustrations
How Much and How Many The Story of Weights and Measures by Jeanne Bendick- Ambre much prefers the vintage editions over the more modern reprint due to the lovely illustrations
Shepp’s Giant Library
The Delphian Course
Beatrix Potter treasury
Thomas the Tank Engine Story Collection by Reverend W. Awdry (red cover)
The Glorious Impossible by Madeleine L'Engle
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What is your best tip to starting a home library?
How did you begin?
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