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  • The Singing Tree

    The Singing Tree – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    The book guide for The Singing Tree explores story-related learning topics about World War I Hungary found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will connect to the story and remember what they’ve learned, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about World War I

    ⭐️ Explore the Magyar people 

    ⭐️ Learn about Hungarian Geography, Culture, & Nature 

    ⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book The Singing Tree here.


    What others are saying about our guides…

    The guides from Learning Through Literature have been one of our favorite resources. They immerse us deeply into the time and culture of the stories and make learning meaningful and lasting. The best part is doing a book party at the end! Perfect for homeschool or any family who wants to read good literature together.  – Amanda W.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • A Single Shard Book Guide

    A Single Shard – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    The book guide for A Single Shard explores story-related learning topics about 12th-century Korea found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will connect to the story and remember what they’ve learned, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about 12th-century Korea

    ⭐️ Explore the art of celadon pottery 

    ⭐️ Learn about Korean Geography, Culture, & Nature 

    ⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book A Single Shard here.


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    >>> Get the Creating Pinch Pots Art Packet from Yellow Spot:Sun


    What people are saying about our guides…

    The guides from Learning Through Literature have been one of our favorite resources. They immerse us deeply into the time and culture of the stories and make learning meaningful and lasting. The best part is doing a book party at the end! Perfect for homeschool or any family who wants to read good literature together. – – Amanda W.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • My Side of the Mountain Book Guide iPad Cover

    My Side of the Mountain – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The Building Character Through Books guide for My Side of the Mountain explores story-related learning topics as well as the character traits of Determination and Resourcefulness found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these character traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about the Catskill Mountains of New York

    ⭐️ Explore Outdoor Survival Skills 

    ⭐️ Enjoy story-related Nature Study

    ⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book My Side of the Mountain here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • The Year of Miss Agnes Guide iPad cover

    The Year of Miss Agnes – Book Guide

    $9.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    This book guide for The Year of Miss Agnes helps you explore the importance of respect and confidence. Uncover story layers and give your child an understanding of the character traits that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about Alaska’s History

    ⭐️ Explore Alaskan Nature Study

    ⭐️ Learn about Athabascan Culture

    ⭐️ Explore story-related Geography

    ⭐️ Enjoy fun, memorable hands-on activities

    ⭐️ Expand with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Explore topics like geography, history, and more to add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ BONUS! – Literature-based Language Arts. A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 6+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book The Year of Miss Agnes here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: Because this is an electronic item, the guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


  • Esperanza Rising – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The Building Character Through Books guide for Esperanza Rising explores story-related learning topics as well as the character traits of hope and humility found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these character traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about Mexican history & geography

    ⭐️ Explore Oaxacan culture & art

    ⭐️ Learn about Great Depression-era California

    ⭐️ Explore the 1930s Immigrant Life

    ⭐️ Enjoy story-related Nature Study

    ⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book Esperanza Rising here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • Twenty and Ten Book Guide iPad

    Twenty and Ten – Book Guide

    $9.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    This book guide for Twenty and Ten helps you explore the importance of compassion and courage. Uncover story layers and give your child an understanding of courage and compassion that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about World War II

    ⭐️ Explore the German Occupation in France

    ⭐️ Learn about French Resistance efforts

    ⭐️ Explore regional Geography & Culture

    ⭐️ Enjoy fun, memorable hands-on activities & recipes

    ⭐️ Expand with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Explore topics like geography, history, and more to add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ BONUS! – Literature-based Language Arts. A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 6+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book Twenty and Ten here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: Because this is an electronic item, the guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


  • The Railway Children Book Guide Cover Page

    The Railway Children – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The Building Character Through Books guide for Freedom Train explores story-related learning topics as well as the character traits of loyalty and compassion found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these character traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about life in Edwardian England

    ⭐️ Take a journey on Steam Locomotives

    ⭐️ Explore what led to the Russian Revolution

    ⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book: The Railway Children here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • Freedom TrainGuide Cover

    Freedom Train – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The Building Character Through Books guide for Freedom Train explores story-related learning topics as well as the character traits of resilience and perseverance found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these character traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about Harriet Tubman + Other Abolitionists

    ⭐️ Take a journey on the Underground Railroad

    ⭐️ Explore key points of the American Civil War

    ⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Review with History Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book: Freedom Train here.

    (Please note: This story addresses difficult topics and elements involving slavery.)


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • The Big Wave Book Cover

    The Big Wave – Book Guide

    $9.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    This book guide for The Big Wave helps you explore the importance of courage. Uncover story layers and give your child an understanding of wisdom and resilience that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about Japanese geography & culture

    ⭐️ Explore natural wonders & science activities

    ⭐️ Complete an artist study of Japanese artist Hokusai

    ⭐️ Enjoy fun, memorable hands-on activities

    ⭐️ Expand with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Explore topics like geography, history, and more to add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ BONUS! – Literature-based Language Arts. A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 8+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of The Big Wave book here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: Because this is an electronic item, the guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


  • By the Great Horn Spoon iPad Cover

    By the Great Horn Spoon – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The Building Character Through Books guide for By the Great Horn Spoon humorously teaches about the character traits of determination and optimism found throughout the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about the California Gold Rush

    ⭐️ Take a journey through South American Geography

    ⭐️ Explore California History

    ⭐️ Enjoy story-related Nature Study & Science Projects

    ⭐️ Expand the study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

    ⭐️ Make memories with hands-on Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 6+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of the book: By the Great Horn Spoon here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • The Family Under the Bridge - Book Guide Cover Page

    The Family Under the Bridge – Book Guide

    $9.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    This book guide for The Family Under the Bridge helps you explore the importance of generosity and dignity. Uncover story layers and give your child an understanding of generosity and dignity that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Explore Christmas traditions in France

    ⭐️ Learn about Paris architecture, culture, & more

    ⭐️ Discuss how Generosity & Dignity impact the story

    ⭐️ Learn about the culture of the Roma (or gypsy) people

    ⭐️ Explore other topics like geography, history, and more to add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ NEW BONUS! – Literature-based Language Arts. A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 6+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of The Family Under the Bridge here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: Because this is an electronic item, the guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


  • King of the Wind Book Guide iPad Cover

    King of the Wind – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The Building Character Through Books guide for King of the Wind gently teaches about the character traits of compassion and loyalty through the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Take a journey through 18th-century Morocco & Europe

    ⭐️ Learn about Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    ⭐️ Explore Moroccan culture & geography

    ⭐️ Enjoy story-related Nature Study

    ⭐️ Delve into history of this unique time period

    ⭐️ Make memories with hands-on Activities & Story Celebration

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 6+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of King of the Wind here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides.  I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • Stone Fox - Book Guide

    Stone Fox – Book Guide

    $9.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    This book guide for Stone Fox helps you explore the importance of courage. Uncover story layers and give your child an understanding of courage that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about Dogsled Racing

    ⭐️ Understand challenges of life in 1890s Wyoming

    ⭐️ Learn about the Shoshone Native Americans living in the area

    ⭐️ Explore topics like geography, history, and more to add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ NEW BONUS! – Literature-based Language Arts. A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 6+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of Stone Fox here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: Because this is an electronic item, the guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


  • The Witch of Blackbird Pond - Book Guide

    The Witch of Blackbird Pond – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The new Building Character Through Books guide for The Witch of Blackbird Pond gently teaches the value of humility and loyalty. When you explore this book, your kids will see these traits in action and that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about 17th-century Puritans, Quakers, & Witch Trials

    ⭐️ Explore early American colonial life

    ⭐️ Connecticut flora & fauna Nature Study

    ⭐️ Delve into the history of this unique period of time

    ⭐️ Hands-on Activities & Projects!

    ⭐️ Add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 8+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of The Witch of Blackbird Pond here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

    I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides.  I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

  • The Courage of Sarah Noble - Book Guide

    The Courage of Sarah Noble – Book Guide

    $9.00

    Open your child’s heart…

    This Literature-Based Unit Study for The Courage of Sarah Noble helps you explore the importance of courage. Uncover story layers and give your child an understanding of courage that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Learn about early colonial America

    ⭐️ Understand challenges of life in the wilderness during the era

    ⭐️ Learn about northeastern Native Americans living in the area

    ⭐️ Explore topics like geography, history, and more to add depth to your family reading time!

    ⭐️ NEW BONUS! – Literature-based Language Arts. A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    Great for kids age 4+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of The Courage of Sarah Noble here.


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: Because this is an electronic item, the guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


  • Treasure Island - Book Guide

    Treasure Island – Book Guide

    $12.00

    Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


    Open your child’s heart…

    The new Building Character Through Books guide for Treasure Island gently teaches the value of honesty and loyalty. When you explore this book, your kids will see these traits in action and that will stay with them long after the book is finished.

    Plus, as a family, you’ll…

    ⭐️ Discover richness just beneath the surface

    ⭐️ Get a taste of the pirate life

    ⭐️ Explore Caribbean flora and fauna with a little Nature Study

    ⭐️ Delve into the geography of the Caribbean

    ⭐️ Hands-on Projects!

    ⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

    ⭐️ Add depth to your family reading time!

    Great for kids age 8+


    NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

    Purchase a copy of Treasure Island here.

    We recommend this Audible version of Treasure Island, too!


    What people are saying about our guides…

    “First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.” Elizabeth H.


    Note: All digital guides are non-refundable. Be sure to read our Description below for more information about this guide.


     

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