If you have young children, you’re probably familiar with the picture books by Robert McCloskey. But if you haven’t read them yet, you’re in for a treat. Robert McCloskey was a writer/illustrator whose award-winning stories have been enjoyed by children for years. You can find them in bookstores, online, or in your local library. Use them with unit studies, the Five In a Row
If you have a child ages four to eight, you might want to consider using one of the Five in a Row books as part of your curriculum. Each book provides the homeschooling parent with ideas for teaching language arts, social studies, science, applied math, and art, all centered around good literature. There are four different volumes in the Five in a Row series.