In today’s episode of the Read-Aloud Revival, Kortney and I chat up the questions you’re asking most.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • our favorite religious book recommendations
  • how to keep your kids from getting distracted on your iPad when they’re “supposed” to be listening to an audio book
  • what it’s like to be working and homeschooling, and a whoooole lot more.

It’s a good one.

(psssst…. you want this.)

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Episode 32
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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The classic tale by Mark Twain -- Tom is clever and crafty, whether he’s getting pals to complete his punishment, or getting “engaged” to girls. But when he and Huckleberry film visit the graveyard one night, they witness a murder.

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The Family Under the Bridge

The Family Under the Bridge

Armand likes his life as a Hobo living under the bridges of Paris, and the last thing he needs is anything remotely connected to responsibility. So when a family moves under the bridge with him and threatens to steal his heart, how will Armand handle it? Excellent for all ages.

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The Read-Aloud Handbook: Seventh Edition

The Read-Aloud Handbook: Seventh Edition

**Description from Amazon: The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease’s beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless children be...

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Navigating Early

Navigating Early

**Description from Amazon: “Just the sort of book that saves lives by igniting a passion for reading.” —James Patterson   “Reminiscent of Huckleberry Finn.” —The Wall Street Journal   A Michael L. Printz Honor Winner   From the author of Newbery Medal winner Moon Over Manifest comes the odyssey-like adventure o...

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Life of Our Lord for Children, A

Life of Our Lord for Children, A

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**Description from Amazon: Describes the life of Jesus Christ and the establishment of his Kingdom as the Catholic Church.

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St. Patrick’s Summer: A Children’s Adventure Catechism

St. Patrick’s Summer: A Children’s Adventure Catechism

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**Description from Amazon: I am Eve, the first woman God made. I have come to tell you about the creation of the world and what happened in Eden. So begins one of the many exciting lessons in this surprising adventure catechism lessons taught by Abraham, St. Patrick, St. Cecilia, and, of course, Eve, the mother of all mankind...

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The First Christians: The Acts of the Apostles for Children

The First Christians: The Acts of the Apostles for Children

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**Description from Amazon: In these remarkable pages, Marigold Hunt retells for children the events reported in The Acts of the Apostles, St. Luke's account of the dangerous early days of the Church. Focusing on the deeds and experiences of Sts. Peter, Paul, Luke, and Barnabas, author Hunt shows children that the Catholic Chu...

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Once upon a Time Saints

Once upon a Time Saints

**Description from Amazon: These stories, the author explains, are meant to show human and lovable people whose mysterious passion for God led them into preposterous escapades. With an eye on the taste of a child for concrete detail and no apologies for the embroidery of legend, each tale, in a style akin to fairy-tale, sets ...

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Around the Year Once upon a Time Saints

Around the Year Once upon a Time Saints

**Description from Amazon: Ethel Pochocki, whimsically and unforgettably, presents a new set of  heavenly friends to readers young and old in this third collection of Once Upon a Time Saints stories. Beginning in the dark of December, the start of the Church Year, there are stories and poems for each month, all bursting wi...

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More Once upon a Time Saints

More Once upon a Time Saints

**Description from Amazon: Illustrated by Kathy HolbrookHere are yet more of "those human and lovable people whose mysterious passion for God led them into preposterous escapades." Story-teller Ethel Pochocki follows up her book Once Upon a Time Saints and presents another collection of wildly distinctive saints - from Hyac...

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The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith

The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith

**Description from Amazon: When a poor devout widow begs for a scrap of bread from a rich faithless baker, she promises to participate in the king’s wedding mass as payment for the baker’s generosity. The baker writes “One Mass” on a scrap of paper and places it on his scale to determine how much bread it is worth. To...

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Take It to the Queen: A Tale of Hope

Take It to the Queen: A Tale of Hope

**Description from Amazon: With exquisite artwork and evocative text, this original fable explores the events of Jesus' life, and demonstrates the role of the Virgin Mary as the benevolent agent of God's people. Reduced to desolation by a king and prince who feel they have been wronged, the residents of a once-favored v...

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Roses in the Snow: A Tale of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

Roses in the Snow: A Tale of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

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**Description from Amazon: Elizabeth loves to hear her grandmother's stories, and none is more dear to her than the story of her namesake: St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Together the two recall the holiness and charity of this great saint while preparing to celebrate her feast day. Dessi Jackson's lively storytelling voice draws l...

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Saint Felix and the Spider

Saint Felix and the Spider

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**Description from Amazon: When a tidy little spider is evicted from her home in an even tidier old woman’s cottage, she is cast away to begin her new life in a faraway dark place. Will she ever have a friend and feel at home in this new space? This fanciful tale of love and friendship was inspired by the life of Saint Feli...

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The Loyola Treasury of Saints

The Loyola Treasury of Saints

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**Description from Amazon: Both children and adults will enjoy this beautiful collection of over 100 saint biographies. The Loyola Treasury of Saints by David Self contains vibrant stories, illustrations, and photographs that detail the lives of saints from the time of Jesus to today. Many of the saint biographies are accom...

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Our Only World: Ten Essays

Our Only World: Ten Essays

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**Description from Amazon: "Stern but compassionate, author Wendell Berry raises broader issues that environmentalists rarely focus on . . . In one sense Berry is the voice of a rural agrarian tradition that stretches from rural Kentucky back to the origins of human civilization. But his insights are universal because Our Onl...

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Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms Book 1)

Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms Book 1)

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**Description from Amazon: Adventure awaits in the Five Kingdoms—come and claim it in this start to a new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonoders series.Cole Randolph was just trying to have a fun time with his friends on Halloween (and maybe get to know Jenna Hunt a little bette...

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