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Allegra K Red White Stripe Pattern Chiffon Neck Scraf Kerchief for Ladies
Allegra K Red White Stripe Pattern Chiffon Neck Scraf Kerchief for Ladies

5.0 out of 5 stars Neat Neckerchief!, September 11, 2013
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So glad I bought this! It's a nice, light scarf for the summer that serves as a great fashion accent! Adds elegance to your overall look and has a nice, silky feel. Love the price, too.


Sax Artists Sketch Diary - 8 1/2 x 11 inches - 50 Sheets per Pad - White
Sax Artists Sketch Diary - 8 1/2 x 11 inches - 50 Sheets per Pad - White
Offered by School Specialty
Price: $3.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Misleading Info, September 11, 2013
The Product Features above contain this line: "Quality, acid-free, white sulphite paper." I ordered it, believing it was acid-free. But nowhere in the pad does it say that it is. No wonder it's so cheap. I should've clicked on the larger image to see the fine print on the pad. Don't make the same mistake I did. To save your children's artwork from fading with time, pay a little more for a better, acid-free sketchbook. It's worth the extra expense.


Don Camillo & The Return of Don Camillo
Don Camillo & The Return of Don Camillo
DVD ~ Fernandel
Price: $32.98
12 used & new from $19.32

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Review of "The Little World of Don Camillo", April 26, 2012
I bought used copies of the Don Camillo book series for my son last year, when he was in 8th grade, and he absolutely ate them up! Just love Guareschi's brand of humor! We were delighted to find out some time later that Netflix carried the 1951 Italo-French production of "The Little World of Don Camillo" on DVD. Though in B&W, with English subtitles, this charming and wholesome movie was beautifully filmed in Italy and brilliantly acted by Fernandel, the actor who played Don Camillo. The whole family enjoyed it! To see a glowing 1953 NY Times review of the film during its U.S. premiere, click on this link:

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Ablaze: Stories of Daring Teen Saints
Ablaze: Stories of Daring Teen Saints
by Colleen Swaim
Edition: Paperback
Price: $10.97
65 used & new from $2.69

22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars I Expected More, January 9, 2012
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I bought this book based on the glowing reviews it had. Learning about the lives of these saints was definitely inspiring, but unlike the other reviewers, I was disappointed by the writing style. Unfortunately, certain story parts were vague and underdeveloped, and some information was presented in a way that left us confused. Also, some sentences, I felt, were "dumbed down" for teens, the book's target audience. They were written in a style that perhaps the author thought they could relate to. I don't think teenagers need to be patronized or talked down to. I think we should have more faith in their ability to recognize the truth and beauty of our Catholic Faith in simple, but beautiful language. Obviously, these holy TEEN saints (the subject of this book) were able to do just that.
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Prince Caspian Movie Tie-In CD (Narnia)
Prince Caspian Movie Tie-In CD (Narnia)
by C. S. Lewis
Edition: Audio CD
Price: $6.67
30 used & new from $3.48

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Narration by Lynn Redgrave!, December 4, 2011
The kids and I loved Lynn Redgrave's reading of "Prince Caspian!" It showed how gifted she was in narrating children's literature. The story came alive, and we were lost in the enchantment of Narnia, thanks to her warm and skillful interpretation. Among all the British actors who narrated the Narnia audiobooks, we all agreed that her reading was the best. She had the widest emotional range and was obviously a natural at it!


Voyage of the Dawn Treader MTI CD (The Chronicles of Narnia)
Voyage of the Dawn Treader MTI CD (The Chronicles of Narnia)
by C. S. Lewis
Edition: Audio CD
Price: $17.99
47 used & new from $1.10

3.0 out of 5 stars Narration OK, but not the best, December 4, 2011
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is without a doubt an incredible story, but Derek Jacobi's narration of it does not do it justice. Though definitely gifted in Shakespearean roles, he does not seem comfortable reading children's literature and did not sound quite natural in his interpretation of "Voyage." His rendition of Reepicheep was particularly grating on the ears!


A Little Way of Homeschooling
A Little Way of Homeschooling
by Mike Aquilina
Edition: Paperback
Price: $12.03
39 used & new from $8.04

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you want your family to have a JOYFUL lifestyle of learning, then READ THIS BOOK!, September 15, 2011
The traditional school system was patterned after the factory model. Therefore, doing "school-at-home" is not natural for the family and only creates unnecessary problems. No wonder children resist the system -- both in school and at home. We adults, who grew up in the system, can't even remember much of what we had learned in school.

For home education to be joyful, nurturing the relationship between parent and child has to come first. Attachment parenting and Catholic unschooling make this possible. Then, character-training and academics will follow more easily. This can be done in many ways. To see how, read Suzie Andres's wise book, "A Little Way of Homeschooling." It is an excellent introduction to Catholic Unschooling, which offers examples from several families of different ways of unschooling in the spirit of St. Therese of Lisieux's Little Way of Spiritual Childhood.

Home education was meant to be natural and joyful, just like it was with the Holy Family during their hidden years in Nazareth. See how Suzie and these families are doing it the natural way -- the "Little Way" -- and with wonderful results! I know -- I've been doing it myself with my own kids, the eldest of whom is now in a well-respected, faithful, Catholic college. This lifestyle of learning has truly been a blessing!


Ravensburger Cuddly Teddy Bear - 200 Piece Puzzle
Ravensburger Cuddly Teddy Bear - 200 Piece Puzzle
Offered by PADiLLY-
Price: $24.95
2 used & new from $23.39

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Adorable jigsaw puzzle!, February 18, 2011
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:4.0 out of 5 stars 
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Hubby and youngest son enjoyed putting this puzzle together. Well-made with firm, well-cut edges that fit perfectly together. Colors are pleasing to the eye. Great for kids who are intimidated by the 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles. Frame it to make wonderful wall decor for a child's bedroom.


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