Pocketful of Pinecones by Karen Andreola

Nature Study with the Gentle Art of Learning
A Story for Mother Culture

I enjoyed this book in the few short minutes, here and there, all to myself.

“My students have a lifetime ahead of them in which to observe and discover… My job is to allow their feet to walk the paths of wonder…”

Resources recommended in the book (by order of appearance):
A Charlotte Mason Companion – Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning by Karen Andreola
Home Education by Charlotte Mason
Mother Culture (Karen Andrea’s blog)
Parents’ Review magazine
Lives of the Hunted by Ernest Thompson Seton
A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock
The Story of Johnny Appleseed
Saturday Evening Post magazine
Poetry Study
Old Mother West Wind by Thornton Burgess
Mother Westwind’s Children by Thornton Burgess
The Burgess Bird Book for Children by Thornton Burgess
Hymn Study
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
A Child’s History of the World
Swiss Family Robinson

I am looking forward to reading the sequel, Lessons at Blackberry Inn: Adventures with the Gentle Art of Learning by Karen Andreola.

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Jennifer Hale and Marty Hale


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