We are continuing to learn about the American Revolutionary War, by reading Phoebe the Spy and George Washington's Teeth,
But Mostly, we've been reading holiday books:
This last one, I checked out of the library and just read for the first time last night. Now I want to own a copy! It is the adventures of a lump of coal that can "think, talk, and move itself around. Like many people who dress in black, the lump of coal was interested in becoming an artist."