Meet The Brazos Boys…
A tale of a grandfather and his grandsons…
On a Texas ranch, through work and adventure, tears and
laughter, they discover God’s magnificent creation!
The Brazos Boys
After introducing The Butterfly Girls, friends and family requested a similar series for boys, teaching the truth of God’s precepts. My husband and I were fortunate to have had the opportunity to rear our two children on a ranch in McLennan County, which provided them with wonderful and exciting adventures as they explored God’s creation. One of the most beautiful attributes of Central Texas is the great Brazos River. The original name of the river was “Los Brazos de Dios”, which means “the arms of God”. Legends suggest that the river was discovered by desperately thirsty explorers after arriving in the new land. (Hendrickson 2010)
The Brazos Boys acquired their name from the mighty river, which flows as an instrument of God’s magnificent creation. May we always teach our children the truth about our Almighty God; may our sons and grandsons grow to be strong and mighty men, living and serving as the strong arms of God!
The primary goal of this curriculum is to bring honor and glory to God the Father by teaching Absolute Truth through the precepts of God’s Word.
The secondary goal is to provide a literary experience, which introduces appealing characters and colorful images, while incorporating principles of Biblical Truth.
From 50- 60 percent of the vocabulary in the books includes sight words most frequently encountered by young readers from pre-school through second grade.
The learning technique of spaced repetition is also applied affording the parent/teacher the opportunity to utilize the stories to strengthen reading skills by reading the story each day for five days. The Focus and Activities are then assigned for each day. These include discussion and scripture for teaching the Absolute Truth of God as reflected in the stories.