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  • Item #: 005163
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    This 1-year study spans the time from 1400's to 1865 is meant to "bridge the gap" from Early American history to the U.S. History through the Civil War study for junior highers. The course includes 91 lessons, with 2-3 to be completed per week.

  • Item #: 006323
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  • Item #: 019474
    ISBN: 9781893103412
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    Perhaps this text was part of my elementary education. The timing fits – and it would explain why the events lovingly memorialized in this publication are still firmly planted in my memory. First published in 1955 and now republished by Beautiful Feet, utilizing the historical accuracy and storytelling ability of Earl Schenck Miers and the amazing illustrations of James Daugherty (full-color, inked drawings), this book takes the reader through tales of adventure, heroism, and patriotism. From Leif's Viking boat explorations of the northeastern coastline to the atom bomb's close to the second World War, you will read about everything in between – explorers, founders, soldiers, adventurers, settlers, inventors, statesmen, educators, and many more – in the fifty stories that make up this 315 pg, paperback book. A worthy addition to your home library or ideal for any literature-based history course or unit study, the author himself sums up its scope: "…everywhere signs of the greatness of God. It is indeed the one truth in which we all believe. It is indeed our richest heritage." ~ Janice
  • Item #: 049583
    ISBN: 9781893103528
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  • Item #: 006324
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  • Item #: 006319
    ISBN: 9781893103535
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  • Item #: 006573
    ISBN: 9780486436661
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    Imagine getting a glimpse into life 200 years ago, back when most of America was unsettled wilderness. Discovered in an old house was the diary Noah Blake, and it affords us this opportunity. Most of this well-researched book is fiction, written as the author believes the conversation went, decorated with beautiful drawings of various implements and scenes. A good deal of the book talks about various aspects of the pioneer's life, from the tools they used to the scarcity of glass to the difficulty of simply raising a bridge. Scattered throughout the text are excerpts from his diary, enabling you to see from his eyes the progression of the years, the building of the bridge, and falling in love with a neighbor girl. Journal entries are scarcer then I would like, but the author more than makes up with his attention to detail and his vivid reconstruction of sentences and events. ~ Mark

  • Item #: 020722
    ISBN: 9781887456005
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    I love reading about the guiding hand of God in our nation's history. I find the story fascinating and the men of faith and conviction inspiring. This book is written in the same vein. Based on the assumption that all of history is providential, we learn how God's presence was evident at our nation's founding in the hearts and minds of the men who fought for independence and framed the Constitution. The book opens with an overview of geography and ancient history before moving to American history. A portion of the book is devoted to the history of education in our country. Later chapters focus on our decline as a nation, and a reconstructionist view is presented for bringing our nation back to what the authors believe God wants it to be. This book is used as a teacher resource for the Beautiful Feet American history studies. Lots of pictures and illustrations. 300 pgs.

    If you want to dig a little deeper into source documents referred to in America's Providential History, get the accompanying Documentary Sourcebook. Inspiring in its own right, this book includes speeches and documents that portray the Christian influence in the founding and history of our nation. A sampling of the offerings in this book includes excerpts from Columbus' Journal of His First Voyage, Fast and Thanksgiving Days of New England, Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution, Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom, Washington's Farewell Address, excerpts from Democracy in America, the 1853 report from the Senate Judiciary Committee about the importance of congressional chaplains. 136 pg, pb.

    For ease of tying these two books together, consider the Teacher's Guide, which includes: APH chapter outlines; study questions for each of the 18 chapters, with answers; three exams, with answers; and a list of books for further study. 102 pgs, pb. ~ Bob

  • Item #: 063623
    ISBN: 9781893103573
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    Covering the tumultuous Civil War through modern times (2009), this vibrantly illustrated guide from Beautiful Feet once again provides homeschool families with an inspiring and challenging historical perspective through quality living books. Designed for 3-4 lessons per week, this guide (with answer key) introduces children to the famous men and women who significantly impacted our world: the Wright brothers, Teddy Roosevelt, Gladys Aylward, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, Sergeant York, Jackie Robinson and many others.

  • Item #: 049580
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    Have you fallen in love with the Beautiful Feet Literature Approaches to history? Then you are sure to love this one on California! Made up of 64 lessons, students will explore the history of the state chronologically through literature. The study covers early exploration and discovery (1400s) through the mid 1900's. Explore the Gold Rush, the Pony Express, the building of the Transcontinental Railroad and more through literature, comprehension, discussion, vocabulary work, map work, student notebook assignments and much more.

  • Item #: 008204
    ISBN: 9780195145786
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    This book contains many old favorites as it returns us to the forgotten treasures of American children's poetry. It features beautiful drawings from the best children's book illustrations through history-including archival selections from rare and early editions. This state-of-the-art anthology revives the classic poems but also retains the atmosphere of the periods in which they were written. There are selections from early Native American's cradle songs. Then it moves on to the 1787 "Alphabet" poem from the New England Primer; to 'The Three Little Kittens"; to poems by Emily Dickinson, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, E.E. Cummings, Janet S. Wong and several more! This is one poetry book that will not gather dust on the shelf as the older readers will want to read it often and younger children will want their favorite poems read to them time and time again! 96 pgs. ~ Phyllis

  • Item #: 049605
    ISBN: 9781893103498
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    The early days of colonial America were filled with struggle and success. Written as journal entries, this insightful child's book shares some of the struggles and many of the successes of the soldiers at Valley Forge. While the harsh winter of 1777-1778 took its toll on the men who believed in our new nation, General George Washington provided encouragement and leadership to support his men through these difficult days. Recommended resource for Beautiful Feet's Literature Approach to American History Primary Level. Black and White Illustrations, pb, 32 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 006225
    ISBN: 9780964380301
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    By Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire. The story of Leif from his childhood to the discovery and colonization of the North American continent. Written true to history, it includes Leif's conversion to Christianity, and the evangelization of Greenland. This lively and beautifully illustrated biography has been put back into print by Beautiful Feet Books.
  • Item #: 002454
    ISBN: 9781893103009
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    Extending their offering of Genevieve Foster titles, Beautiful Feet has republished this volume set near the turn of the 17th century, encompassing the time of great sailors and explorers as well as the arrival of the Pilgrims and Puritans to the New World. As with her other books, Mrs. Foster weaves the tales of peoples and events together in her unique horizontal approach to history, helping the period come alive for readers of all ages. A vital part of the Literature Approach to American History for grades 7 & 8 (also from Beautiful Feet), it is also useful as a supplement to any study of this period.

  • Item #: 049595
    ISBN: 9781893103023
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    First published in 1951, this book reconstructs in essence and detail one of the most splendid and daring exploits in the history of exploration and discovery. In simple, forceful, rhythmic language and in pictures rich with imaginative understanding, he has captured the magnificence of disciplined bravery, the gusto and rollicking humor of the true spirit of adventure and the beauty of the wilderness. Bold two- and three-color illustrations by the author exemplify the text. (Description by Beautiful Feet.)

  • Item #: 000195
    ISBN: 9780964380387
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    This is the third Genevieve Foster title put back into print by Beautiful Feet. It covers the period of the Renaissance and Reformation - a period of enlightenment, change, discovery and exploration that left a tremendous impact on the world. The volume covers the times of Christopher Columbus, Leonardo da Vinci, Queen Isabella, Richard II, Johann Gutenberg, Ferdinand (son of Columbus), Emperor Charles V, Erasmus, and Martin Luther. Mrs. Foster's books are unique in their horizontal approach to history. She presents history as a series of lively narratives which focus on the interactions of people and the events of the period, putting them in context and making the reading interesting and memorable. The 406-pages include illustrations, timelines, maps, and charts.

  • Item #: 005171
    ISBN: 9781893103030
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    A masterful account of this most amazing American. "A biography of Franklin written with a sweep and verve worthy of its subject and brilliantly illustrated." — The New Yorker. This superb biography of the printer, statesman, author, reformer, inventor and ambassador reveals a Benjamin Franklin who in his time lived more lives than many men together. The brilliance and inexhaustible ingenuity of mind that fascinated his contemporaries continues to charm us now in Daugherty's work of perhaps America's most distinguished citizen and most interesting human being. Here is an understanding of the Poor Richard that underlay all Franklin's life, through honors and distinctions, foreign and domestic, saying with shrewd Yankee economy: "Well done is better than well said." As with all of Daugherty's books, his illustrations of two- and three-color compliment the meaty text for the enjoyment of all. (description by Beautiful Feet)

  • Item #: 013764
    ISBN: 9780964380349
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    Beautiful Feet has put this classic work by Genevieve Foster back in print. Providing not only a biography of the first president and his contemporaries, this volume gives us insight into the era in which he lived. The 1700's come alive for the reader in the captivating text, aided by vivid illustrations, maps and charts.

  • Item #: 005161
    ISBN: 9781893103160
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    Readers will enjoy an interesting look at not only the man, but the 19th century world in which he lived. Britain's enormous growth and emergence as a democracy, Germany united under Bismarck, Russia freeing the serfs, Japan opened to foreign trade, the U.S. in turmoil over slavery and many other cultural and socio/economic events are all shared in Foster's engaging text laced with her traditional pictures, maps, time lines and graphs. (description by Beautiful Feet)

  • Item #: 049603
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    This natural sequel to Early American History covers American history from the late 18th to the mid-19th century. Students will learn about the Lewis & Clark Expedition, the Oregon Trail, the Pony Express and much more about the events and individuals from this time period. The guide includes lesson plans, comprehension and discussion questions, suggested essays, vocabulary, related up-to-date websites and answer keys. The course will last a semester if 3-4 lessons are completed each week.

  • Item #: 049608
    ISBN: 9781893103313
    Retail: $9.95
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    The dawn of the nineteenth century was wrought with hope in our rapidly changing world of communication, transportation and technology, but dark days loom as human rights and liberties are being trampled across the ocean. With the strong belief that "history is drama" Genevieve Foster invites you to join her in the exciting tale of history in the early 1800s. Part one introduces us to Richard Trevithick and Robert Fulton as they develop steam for a mode of transportation. The second part exposes us to leaders of nations, exploration and music: Napoleon Bonaparte, Thomas Jefferson, Touissant L' Overture, Lewis and Clark, and Beethoven. In part three we return to the progress made by Trevithick and Fulton, meet James Madison and learn of the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte. Black and white illustrations and engaging text, this book is classic Genevieve Foster. Reprinted by Beautiful Feet Books. SC. 96 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 049592
    ISBN: 9781893103061
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    George Washington is one of the most inspirational historical figures in our nation's history. This book, written by Josephine Pollard, has captured the life of Washington and his many great virtues. While learning about the events of this life, children will also learn the true greatness of his character through his words and actions - his kindness, mercy, courage, and remarkable leadership and modesty. Although rich in vocabulary and description, the text is broken up into syllables so it can be enjoyed even by very early readers. A few full page, black and white illustrations are interspersed throughout the pages. 113 pages.

  • Item #: 049590
    ISBN: 9781893103474
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    Discover the settling of Jamestown through the eyes of one of the settlers. A mother reads to her two children the journal entries of their grandfather when he first journeyed to the New World. The grandfather's story is recounted in a journal format, and throughout the book, the mother and children interject comments. Sketches related to the journal entries make the story come alive. 32 pgs, pb. – John

  • Item #: 049596
    ISBN: 9781893103245
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  • Item #: 049604
    ISBN: 9781893103344
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    Although many people are somewhat familiar with the story of William Bradford's adult life, leaving England for Holland and eventually sailing to the New World, his childhood is not as well-known. This book, written in simple yet interesting language, describes the life of William Bradford, introducing readers to him when he was just a small boy. The book details his life through his growing up years and right on into his young adulthood when he first begins to realize that there was more for him than farming. Finally, William Bradford has the opportunity to do great things, if only he has the faith and courage it will take to leave his homeland.

  • Item #: 049606
    ISBN: 9781893103306
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    Genevieve Foster is well known for her distinctive approach to teaching history. Firmly believing that history is drama, Miss Foster presents an engaging narrative of William Penn's life as well as those of his contemporaries throughout the world. Part one begins in 1660 and introduces us to William Penn, how he became a Quaker, his quest for religious freedom and how he received Pennsylvania. We then learn of his contemporaries including: the journeys of three French explorers: Marquette, Joliet and LaSalle; Louis XIV, the King of France, who ruled for seventy two years; mogul emperors of India and the Taj Mahal; the great age of Science (Sir Isaac Newton and Edward Halley); K'ang-Hse the great Manchu ruler of China and Peter the Great of Russia. We also revisit William Penn and learn of the many disasters that he experienced and how he came to return to England for his final days. Black and white illustrations, SC, 192 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 000658
    ISBN: 9780964380332
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  • Item #: 000193
    ISBN: 9780964380370
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  • Item #: 003439
    ISBN: 9780964380318
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  • Item #: 003436
    ISBN: 9781893103283
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