This Is My Home, This Is My School

This Is My Home, This Is My School

Drawing from his own childhood experiences, Jonathan Bean takes the autobiographically inspired family he introduced in Building Our House through the special rhythms and routines of a homeschooling day in This is My Home, This is My School.

For young Jonathan and his sisters, Mom is the teacher and a whole lot more, and Dad is the best substitute any kid could want. From math, science, and field trips to recess, show-and-tell, and art, a school day with this intrepid, inventive family will seem both completely familiar and totally unique.

Includes a selection of family snapshots and a note from the author.

Reception: Literacy
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Year 1: Tell Me A Story: One
Within this topic your child can create their own nature story walk through words and pictures. They can design their own spoon characters and make a story through discussion cards, plus more. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

Year 1: Where I Live
Identify where you live and the key features of your local area. Distinguish between human and physical features through checklists and vocabulary cards. Create a play park and map it out with a 3D aerial map and key.

  • Publisher: Pan MacMillan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Print length: 48 pages
  • Reading age: 3 - 7 years old
  • Publication date: 10/27/2015
  • ISBN: 9780374380205

Jonathan Bean

Jonathan received an M.F.A. from New York's School of Visual Arts and now lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A two-time winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, for At Night and Building Our House, he is also the illustrator of Big Snow, two picture books by Lauren Thompson, and Bad Bye, Good Bye by Deborah Underwood.

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