For the energetically self-styled!
(Ages 8-10)

Customize your own literature program—select Darts for the books you want to read this year. (Books not included.) The Dart is a digital downloadable literature guide based on a popular novel. You will receive two downloads when you purchase:

  1. The Dart Guidelines (explanations for how to use the Dart)
  2. The Dart Guide for the book title

All Darts provide:

  • 4 copywork and dictation passages
  • Notes to teach the mechanics of writing and writer's craft
  • Notes to teach copywork and three dictation practices
  • A monthly literary device
  • A writing activity
  • Big Juicy Questions
  • Book Club Party Ideas

The Dart is an indispensable tool for parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context. 

Brave Writer offers 3 levels of instruction for mechanics and literature. Download the samples here to determine which level is right for your family.

Dart, Ages 8-10

Arrow, Ages 11-12

Boomerang, Ages 13-14

Sign up for our year-long 2020–2021 program (ten new issues of the Dart released on the first of each month) here.

Please preview the book in order to be sure that it is appropriate for your family. There are no exchanges or refunds once purchase is complete. All purchases of digital products are FINAL.