We’re a whole week early! We couldn’t hold onto this podcast episode for another day without sharing it with you.

Jamie Martin’s brand new book, Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time releases today, and she came onto the show to talk about what it looks like to give our kids a heart for the world right from our cozy living rooms.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • how stories can knit a family together
  • raising globally minded kids
  • and a brand new summer book club that you’re gonna want to know about!

P.S. There’s a giveaway at the bottom of this post! :)

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Episode 48
Honey for a Child’s Heart

Honey for a Child’s Heart

*Description from Amazon: Family favorite now revised and updated, including an annotated list of books for ages 0-12 Everything parents need to know to find the best books for their children Since its publication in 1969, this has been an essential guide for parents wanting to find the best books for their children. Now i...

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Boxes for Katje

Boxes for Katje

$17.99

*Description from Amazon: Simple seeds of friendship grow into something extraordinaryAfter World War II there is little left in Katje's town of Olst in Holland. Her family, like most Dutch families, must patch their old worn clothing and go without everyday things like soap and milk. Then one spring morning when the tulips ...

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Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time

Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time

**Description from Amazon: Featuring a carefully curated reading treasury of the best children's literature for each area of the globe, as well as practical parenting suggestions and inspiration, Give Your Child the World helps moms and dads raise insightful, compassionate kids who fall in love with the world and are prepared...

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Children Just Like Me: A Unique Celebration of Children Around the World

Children Just Like Me: A Unique Celebration of Children Around the World

$19.99

**Description from Amazon: Photographs and text depict the homes, schools, family life, and culture of young people around the world.

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Anna Hibiscus

Anna Hibiscus

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Your kids will love hearing the tales of Anna's aunties and uncles, extravagant Aunt Comfort, and Double and Trouble (Anna's twin brothers)-- it all happens in Africa, Amazing Africa. This whole series is not to miss!

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Rickshaw Girl

Rickshaw Girl

Ten-year-old Naima excels at painting designs called alpanas, but to help her impoverished family financially she would have to be a boy—or disguise herself as one. Excellent (and short!) for all ages.

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Steady Days: A Journey Toward Intentional, Professional Motherhood

Steady Days: A Journey Toward Intentional, Professional Motherhood

**Description from Amazon: You can apply the same techniques of efficiency, intention, and purpose that you've used in other careers to your most important position in life-motherhood. Steady Days takes you through the process of becoming a professional mother: one who is organized and excited to spend time with your young ch...

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Listening for Lions

Listening for Lions

$6.99

**Description from Amazon: "If you are among evil people, you must be like the lion, gathering strength and awaiting your time."Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when influenza strikes down her missionary parents, she is left vulnerable prey to her family's wicked neighbors. Surrounded by greed and l...

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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale (Picture Puffin)

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale (Picture Puffin)

$9.50

**Description from Amazon: This is the tale of Mufaro's two daughters, two beautiful girls who react in different ways to the king's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king takes on disguises to learn the true nature of both girls and of course chooses Nyasha, the kind and gen...

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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale

$7.99

**Description from Amazon: "In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster. "Elegance has become the Dillons' hallmark. . . . Matching the art is Aardema's uniquely onomatopoeic text . . . An impressive showpiece."-Booklist, starred review.Winner of Caldecott Medal in 1976 and the Brookl...

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The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition

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**Description from Amazon: This first book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls―over 150,000 copies of the series in print! What terrible secret was buried in Sh...

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Audrey of the Outback

Audrey of the Outback

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**Description from Amazon: In this story about identity and independence, the gutsy girl from the bush tries being a farmer, a man, a teacher, and a pirate—all with dire consequences!Audrey is a 1930s outback girl with a lot on her mind. Her dad has gone away to work; her brother Price thinks he's too old for games; and l...

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Links from today’s show:

Here’s that video clip I mentioned of Candace Fleming reading from Boxes for Katje:

 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucLPFbMbxnY]
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