A Mother’s Story of Children and Learning
A literary page-turner of a memoir that strips away facades and invites readers to an intimate portrayal of one homeschool family. Ultimately, this rare and heartfelt telling affirms all those who live their lives beyond tidy boxes and categories.
Eric Utne, founder of the Utne Reader
Cosmo Doogood’s Urban Almanac
Author of Brenda My Darling
About the Author
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