Our book list for this week seems rather short, but that was because we spent so many days on one book,
It looks, at first glance, like it's the size of one of the easy chapter books, but it's much more complex than that. I found it to be an interesting read, but I think it was too long for Blaze and had too many details for him to keep track of. I think it would be great for a 4th or 5th grade student with an interest in the Revolutionary War.
Since the book described not only the American Revolution, but also the French, I looked up Allan Sherman's silly song about the French Revolution on YouTube and found this version, acted out with legos.
After we finally finished Why Not, Lafayette?, we did some much lighter reading: