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Collection: Living Books

What are living books? They are the books that stick with you long after you've read them. They can be fiction or nonfiction, prose, poetry, or drama, but in order to be a living book, they must be well-written and engaging, speaking directly to the reader.

For centuries, students have used living books to study history, geography, literature, and so much more in a beautifully memorable way. Thanks to 19th-century British educator Charlotte Mason, modern homeschoolers have learned how to use living books, too. Even if you're not homeschooling, I think you'll enjoy these delightful reads! 

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  • A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte Yonge
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  • Elementary Geography by Charlotte Mason
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  • English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
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