If you and your kids have had enough with “home school,” one, or all, of these books from Candlewick Press might be a good middle ground for your family.
Browsing: ages 5 & up
Flight for Freedom, by Kristen Fulton and Torben Kuhlmann, tells the story of two families who use a hot air balloon to escape from East Germany.
We love Andrea Beaty and David Roberts’ The Questioneers series. So when Sofia Valdez, Future Prez landed on our front porch, it was immediately devoured.
Botley the Coding Robot is a simple robot that teaches programming basics through play rather than screen time, and at $60, it’s a great value.
Sylvia Rose and the Cherry Tree, by Sandy Shapiro-Hurt and Xindi Yan, follows a young girl and her animal friends as they realize how delicate an ecosystem can be.
Astronaut Annie, written by Suzanne Slade and illustrated by Nicole Tadgell, celebrates family and reaching for your dreams.