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  • Item #: 015501
    ISBN: 9781579600624
    Retail: $8.95
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    Includes slave narratives, government documents, songs, and other firsthand accounts of those involved in the early slave trade, the passage from Africa, life as a slave, and stories from the Underground Railroad featuring some of the most well-recognized names in Black history.

  • Item #: 071668
    ISBN: 9780531230107
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 071234
    ISBN: 9780449817445
    Retail: $17.99
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       Emmanuel was born with a deformed leg in Ghana Africa. He was a bright boy with a strong character and when his mother became sick, he made it to the city to work and send money home. Most handicapped people in Ghana have to beg for money; however, Emmanuel promised his mother he would not beg just before she died. He was on a mission to show others that he was capable, and in doing so, he inspired others (including politicians). He ends up riding a bicycle across Ghana! Written by Laurie Ann Thompson, illustrated by Sean Qualls, hc, 33pp, 9” x11.5”. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 063717
    ISBN: 9781886910539
    Retail: $16.95
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    A great life, quietly lived. George Washington Carver was born a slave, pursued education, sought to better the lives of black people across the south, loved his Creator and His Creation, and believed in his own eternal existence. All these life events and characteristics are lovingly portrayed in poetry by the author, Dr. Marilyn Nelson (poet laureate of the state of Connecticut). This book lives up to the hope of Albert Einstein: “I should appreciate it very much if the memory of the great scientist George W. Carver would be honored . . .” 6.25”x 9.5”, 103 pgs, hc (with dust cover). ~ Janice

  • Item #: 062145
    ISBN: 9780939195039
    Retail: $16.00
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    These cards highlight the beauty and dignity of black heritage as portrayed in paintings over a 500 year period. Artists include Henry Tanner, Wm H. Johnson, Aaron Douglas, Clementine Hunter, Horace Pippin, Jacob Lawrence and more. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 055622
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  • Item #: 048243
    ISBN: 9780679755333
    Retail: $7.95
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    First produced in 1959, this landmark play by Lorraine Hansberry was the first play by a black playwright to win the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. A Raisin in the Sun portrays the experiences of the Youngers, a black family living on the South Side of Chicago. As the Youngers struggle to improve their financial situation and realize their dreams, they deal with issues ranging from generation clashes to the civil rights and women's movements. An introduction by Robert Nemiroff provides historical background on this American classic. 151 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 044298
    ISBN: 9781939668349
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  • Item #: 044297
    ISBN: 9781939668332
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  • Item #: 044271
    ISBN: 9781939668325
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  • Item #: 014369
    ISBN: 9780802738271
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  • Item #: 007550
    ISBN: 9781482432886
    Retail: $8.95
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  • Item #: 056275
    Retail: $29.99
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    Graphic novels, comics, illustrated stories, cartoons call it whatever you like, after all, it's your book! Create your own comic book from a kit, send it off (postage paid) and receive a real published version in the mail that is all YOU! Detailed instructions are clear and easy to follow. There are even story ideas and writing prompts just in case you need them. If you have a student who loves to read comic books, challenge them to come up with their own. It's easier than you might think with this cool kit from Lulu Jr. You could make this a summer project. Make a book about your family or a memorable vacation, or let kids veer off wherever their imagination may take them! You could make one as part of a history study! The kit comes with directions, idea guide, a postage envelope to mail it in, 20 pages for your book and cover, a set of8 broad-line markers, a black felt-tip pen for the dialogue, 1 pencil with sharpener and a white art eraser. You even have the option to have the printer typeset the title & author's name on the cover or to use your own lettering. All inside printing will be in the student's hand. The publisher will take about 2 weeks to make your book. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 071128
    ISBN: 9781893103672
    Retail: $28.95
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       Introduce children to the fascinating and diverse world in which we live through delightful children’s books. Modeled after the Charlotte Mason philosophy of notebooking, this study focuses on the 4 R’s:  reading, reasoning, relating and recording. Skills are age appropriate and gentle to engage and inspire children in the learning process. Geography, cultures, animals, folk tales and fables, music and art, are all covered, as are nature studies, poetry and recipes.  Part 1 covers Asia, Antarctica, Australia, and Africa. Biblical History connection included. Additional library, history and biography picture book recommendations are included for families seeking to go deeper. Flexible for one semester or one year. Beautifully illustrated with vibrant photographs. Black & White notebooking pages are included and reproducible for individual families. sc, 143 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 049605
    ISBN: 9781893103498
    Retail: $6.95
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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 #: 000652
    ISBN: 9781853261404
    Retail: $4.99
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    Features occasional black/white illustrations by Arthur Rackham and is 278 pbs, pb.

  • Item #: 068758
    ISBN: 9780997796322
    Retail: $11.99
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    Beautifully detailed in full color, there are 200 stickers of famous people and events from 6000 BCE to Present Day. TWhile many stickers are the same in the color and black & white versions, the Color Version includes some updated figures. Contact us for details.

  • Item #: 013786
    ISBN: 9780440406945
    Retail: $19.99
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    Newly expanded edition includes an exclusive behind the scenes look at the book's creation, a biography of the life and work of Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire, sketches from the authors' personal notebooks and photos from their family album.

    Golden fleece, titans, and muses, oh my! This is a very thorough collection of ancient Greek myths accompanied by artful pencil drawings in color and black and white.

    Starting with Gaea and Uranus (Earth and sky), stories are chronological to the Titans, Zeus and his descendants. Supporting characters are also given their due. Children will read about Hera, Hades, Persephone, Pandora, Centaurs, Orpheus, the Gorgon, King Midas, Oedipus, and more.

    The tales are written for children to understand. Add this book to a unit study of ancient Greece, the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Mediterranean region, or even as a study of ancient religions. Compare their beliefs with modern ones. ~Sara

  • Item #: 012013
    ISBN: 9780141329383
    Retail: $5.99
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    This complete and unabridged classic tale by Roger Green will bring the great English legend to life. Robin Hood is a champion for the poor and oppressed against the cruel Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Hiding out in Sherwood Forest, he emerges time and time again to outwit his enemies and rob from the rich to give to the poor. Several black and white sketches illustrate the book. 295 pgs.

  • Item #: 039403
    ISBN: 9780979849657
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95
    This beautifully designed timeline package is designed to accompany the History Odyssey program and includes four timelines: Ancients (6000 BCE - AD 500), Middle Ages (AD 500 - 1600), Early Modern (AD 1600 - 1850) and Modern Times (AD 1850 - Present Day). Although timelines are blank for the student to record events, they are printed in full-color and feature small graphics sprinkled here and there. To keep entries organized, each timeline is divided into seven category sections including: Men & Women, Inventions & Discoveries, Wars & Conflicts, Eras & Dynasties, Art & Literature, General Events, and Treaties/Agreements. Each timeline is five feet in length, features evenly spaced date lines, and can be displayed on a wall or hole-punched and placed into a binder. An optional Prehistory Timeline is also available if you would like to add a segment covering 2 million BCE to 7000 BCE (item #39409) Also, the optional timeline sticker pack is still available (#42770) which features 200 black-and-white stickers of famous people and events from 6000 BCE to present day.
  • Item #: 032265
    Retail: $11.60
    Rainbow Price: $9.75

    This kit offers students the opportunity to make their own papyrus, and two sheets of finished papyrus paper they can use while they're waiting for their own to dry. Set includes raw Egyptian papyrus reeds, one sheet of blank papyrus paper, and one sheet of papyrus paper with a black-and-white outline of an Egyptian scene printed on it, for you to color. Instruction sheets includes a short history of papyrus, the world's first paper. Included papyrus paper measures 8" x 12". ~ Jess

  • Item #: 012725
    ISBN: 9781887840705
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.49

    My young children enjoyed this reader when we studied the gold rush and Western expansion. Follow a family as they travel from Missouri to California to search for what their hearts desire: gold. Or could it be more? We also enjoyed the time-period music with lyrics sprinkled throughout the book, such as, "There's Gold in California" and "I'll Make you a Map." With the additional black and white illustrations, this is a fine book by prolific writer Clyde Robert Bulla. 5" x 7", 100 pp, pb. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 012109
    ISBN: 9781887840316
    Retail: $10.99
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    This biography about Leonardo is interesting and well written. It shares the details of his life from the time of his boyhood in Vinci, Italy, to his death 67 years later. Though Leonardo produced many famous paintings, his achievements spread far beyond the world of art. He studied astronomy, botany, anatomy, and geology, and was a great inventor as well. The author brings this ideal Renaissance man to life in this easy to read biography. Several black/white sketches illustrate the book. 181 pgs. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 057663
    ISBN: 9781579129569
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

    Some art books are too young, some are too much, well this one is juuuust right for your middle schoolers. Young readers can have a look at famous artists like Van Eyck & Vermeer, Manet & Monet, Klimt & Munch as they also learn art vocabulary. Explore 32 different artists! Lots of color photos and illustrations bring the text to life. Everything from cave paintings to portraiture to learning about museums! You could read it front to back or use it as a reference when looking at a certain time period or location. It is a lovely hardcover book that is certainly gift-worthy. Inside the front cover is an 8.5 x 8.5" envelope with five coloring pages outlining works from Dali, Cassatt, Seurat, Monet, and DaVinci. Add some Prismacolor pencils and you will have one happy young artist! Hc, 96pp, 10x10". ~ Sara

  • Item #: 049608
    ISBN: 9781893103313
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $8.75

    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 #: 049606
    ISBN: 9781893103306
    Retail: $14.95
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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 #: 018535
    ISBN: 9780141321011
    Retail: $5.99
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    Relive the famous legends of King Arthur and his Knights in this book. The medieval stories include tales of honor, bravery, battles, and adventures. Black and white drawings illustrate the book.

  • Item #: 012313
    ISBN: 9781887840415
    Retail: $7.99
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    Sigurd is a young boy who lived during the time of the ancient Vikings. He is expected to be adventuresome and rugged, so his father teaches him to be courageous and strong. Sigurd has heard of Wineland, a land far across the sea, and he longs to go there himself. Finally, his father permits him to set sail on a voyage to the land. The trip is long and perilous, and Sigurd will need to summon all his father has taught him to make it through the journey alive. Black and white sketches illustrate the book. 118 pgs. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 010653
    ISBN: 9780147510426
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

      This novel presents the inspiring and true story of the efforts of one young man to help his family and community survive a life-threatening famine. Hungry and with limited resources, a desperate man living in Malawi, Africa takes bold and decisive action to bring water and hope to an impoverished African village. The book includes a few simple black-and-white drawings and eight color photographs. Children today need to read more books about ordinary people who have truly made a positive difference in the world; this book certainly fits that mold. A required resource for Grade 4, Semester 2 Lightning Literature. 294 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 062896
    Retail: $39.95
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    Subtitled, Rediscover American History Through an Exploration of its Moral, Religious and Constitutional Heritage. Includes: Why History Matters/Unearthing America’s Christian foundation; The Faith of Our Founding Fathers; The Ideas that Birthed a Nation/Our Biblical Constitution; Church, State, and the Real First Amendment; Influence of the Bible in America/How Pastors Shaped Our Independence; When Religion was Culture/Faith in Our Early Courts/Myths of the Judiciary; Evidence of America’s Spiritual Heritage; Four Centuries of American Education; Great Black Patriots/From Bondage to the Halls of Congress/The Civil Rights Movement; and The Assault on Judeo-Christian Values/The Duty of a Free Citizen. Approx. 780 minutes on 10 DVDs.