Explores a new novel each month
Confidently leads through lush language landscapes
Offers a detailed account of rare punctuation and grammar sightings
Shares engaging discussion prompts
Investigates literary themes with flair!
The Boomerang is your boots-on-the-ground master tour guide, intrepidly leading you through the challenging terrain of high school literature.
Each month, your language arts field guide:
2019-2020 program begins August 1, 2019.
Private Facebook support group included in purchase (opens August 1).
We encourage you to review the books yourself to be certain that you are comfortable with the content before giving them to your teens.
August: The Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkien)
September: Stargirl (Jerry Spinelli)
October: The Red Umbrella (Christina Diaz Gonzalez)
November: The Wizard of Earthsea (Ursula K. Le Guin)
December: Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
January: A Separate Peace ( John Knowles)
February: Unbound: A Novel in Verse (Ann E. Burg)
March: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne)
April: The Night Diary (Veera Hiranandani)
May: The Wednesday Wars (Gary D. Schmidt)
Book list contains Amazon affiliate links. Brave Writer receives compensation at no extra cost to you.
Check out the Boomerang Book Club for students interested in online class discussion.
All purchases of digital products are FINAL. No refunds.
Age: Ages 13–16 (around 8th–10th grades), or any high school student interested in the literature.
See the Pouch of Boomerangs for 6th-7th grades.
Format: PDF files, downloadable to your computer or tablet. Permission to print also included. See https://thehomeschoolprintingcompany.com/ for good prices and quality printing.
Download a Sample Issue (And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie)
Boomerang Guidelines are included with each purchased Boomerang but are not included with the sample.
The Boomerang shows you, the homeschooling parent, how to bring language arts and literary analysis to life for your teens through living literature, copywork, and dictation.
The Boomerang is one part of a three-part complete writing and language arts curriculum, meeting the need for instruction in writing mechanics and the reading and study of quality literature.
A three-part Brave Writer writing program for 8th-11th grades includes: