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This weeks letter is: H
Honey for a Child's Heart by Gladys Hunt
Honey for a Child's Heart is a compelling, essential guide for parents who want to find the best books for their children. Thousands of parents have used it to furnish their children's inner spirit with the wonder and delight of good reading.
A good books is a giveaway into a wider world of wonder, beauty, delight, and adventure. But children don't stumble onto the best books by themselves. They need a parent's help. Author Gladys Hunt discusses everything from how to choose good books for your children to encouraging them to be avid readers.
Completely revised and updated to keep pace with the ever-changing world of children's literature, this fourth edition of Honey for a Child's Heart reflects Hunt's broad tastes in books. Rooted in experience, her suggestions will enrich the cultural and spiritual life of your home. She shows you how to:
-Understand the importance of reading aloud to children
-Give you children a large view of the world, of truth, of goodness
-Encourage each child's imagination and good use of language
-Teach your children about life's choices
-Find the best books for your children
Illustrated with drawings from dozen of children's favorites, Honey for a Child's Heart includes book lists geared to your child's age and filled with nearly 1,000 long-time favorites, classics, and wonderful new books that will enrich your child's life.
When I first started to homeschool I kept coming across the title of this book and checked it out from the library. I felt like I had found a treasure and I quickly bought myself a copy. This book is full of encouraging ideas and a wonderful resource filled with list upon lists of books!