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  • Item #: 057854
    ISBN: 9780890517772
    Retail: $59.98
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  • Item #: 051597
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  • Item #: 039579
    Retail: $49.95
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    Monarch courses (an 18-month subscription for 1 student) are Internet only, adding graphics, video and audio files, and learning games. Content is automatically updated, and you get grading and lesson planning, a school calendar, and multiple printing options. Windows® or Macintosh® compatible.

  • Item #: 010949
    ISBN: 9780740338007
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    Switched-On Schoolhouse provides these courses on a thumb drive format, with interactive lessons, automatic grading and lesson planning. System Requirements: Windows Vista Service Pack 2/Windows 7/ Windows 8 & 8.1 and Windows 10. CD-ROM drive and printer (recommended).

  • Item #: 056886
    ISBN: 9781599150895
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    Yesterday's Classics has found another Marshall book to reprint. Good choice. Providing a historical look at the writers of English/British literature, this collection includes background information and excerpts of their writings, interweaving the literature selection with the historical setting. It's a masterful and encompassing way to approach literature. Especially in the earlier portions, the author has tried to keep the literature in touch with history because he felt it illustrates how the political development of the country was influenced by and influenced the literary development. At the end of many sections is a list of Books to Read suggesting additional and complete works to read.

    The author says the selections were chosen because they seemed to best illustrate the breadth and depth of English/British literature; although, sometimes he admits to choosing something because of its appeal to young people, as it is not always a writer's greatest or best known work that can be most easily grasped by young minds.

    The selection of authors and works is massive; grand; sweeping. However, it is possible to detect an interesting bias. There are no selections from women even though there were some women who had received literary notice by the end of the nineteenth century, most notably Charlotte Bronte and Jane Austen. There seems to be equal time given to poetry and prose.

    There are no lesson plans, assignment charts, or even discussion questions. The publisher does provide a chronological list of the writers included correlated with a list of monarchs that would make it easy to correlate readings to historical studies. Although this would not be considered a complete literature course, it is a valuable collection of well-selected literary works beautifully presented with comprehensive historical and literary analysis. 666 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 046123
    ISBN: 9781882514458
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    Continuing their literature series and including many of the characteristics of the Greenleaf Guide to Ancient Literature, this course is designed to provide the first year of a three-year survey of British and American Literature. Again utilizing whole works rather than excerpts, this course includes studies of Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and selections from the Canterbury Tales and Hamlet (including the modern, worldview-shifting perspective from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead). There are 23 lessons, each expected to take about a week to complete, written directly (and often with a subtle, tongue-in-cheek humor) to the student, leading them to dig deeper into the shades of understanding of the literary piece as well as the culture and worldview of the author. The study guide – really a consumable worktext providing both the questions and plenty of space to write responses – starts with "typical" questions such as vocabulary development and sequence of events, but there is a spiraling intensity as the questions continue that quickly draws out more thoughtful responses. Most of the literature selections are written from a Christian worldview perspective.

    There are occasional writing suggestions (but no writing instruction) and many of the questions could be deepened into essays. Parents are strongly encouraged to read along with the student, and while I always think this is an excellent idea, I tend to be a little irritated when forced to do so: like other Greenleaf guides, there are no answer keys or even talking points provided. Students and parents are on their own in terms of evaluation. With the exception of Hamlet, specific versions (translations) of each work are referenced. We've listed these below. The Medieval Lit Study Package includes each of these books along with the Greenleaf Guide. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 000319
    ISBN: 9781929683321
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    Units: novel, poetry, essay (including a poetry interpretation essay), book review. Greg Strayer & Timothy Nichols, authors.

    Common Sense Press has published this collection specifically for use with the LLATL Gold British Literature course.

  • Item #: 027812
    ISBN: 9781623411848
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  • Item #: 033992
    ISBN: 9781929683628
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  • Item #: 006274
    ISBN: 9781578962426
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  • Item #: 012905
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  • Item #: 006336
    ISBN: 9781578962532
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  • Item #: 006334
    ISBN: 9781578962525
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  • Item #: 006287
    ISBN: 9781578962433
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  • Item #: 006267
    ISBN: 9781578962570
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  • Item #: 006260
    ISBN: 9781578962563
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  • Item #: 004782
    ISBN: 9780740302039
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    LIFEPACs Boxed Set includes five student consumable LIFEPAC workbooks and a Teacher’s Guide.

  • Item #: 001574
    ISBN: 9780890516744
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  • Item #: 001562
    ISBN: 9780890516737
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  • Item #: 016003
    ISBN: 9780451526342
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    This classic political satire by George Orwell attaches the idea of totalitarian government using farm animals as characters. The animals try to run the farm on their own and create a paradise of progress and equality, but certain animals (namely the pigs) begin to take control and take away freedoms. With great parallels to many governments, this book is a must-read. A few complete and unabridged editions are available. The Signet Classic Edition has a preface by Russell Baker and is 144 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 012051
    ISBN: 9780345277602
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    A rich tale of one of King Arthur's most noble knights, Sir Gawain. This tale is full of warriors, romance, battles, and many other adventures. Also housed in this volume are two other works, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo. An unknown medieval poet originally wrote all 3 of these stories, but these retellings by J.R.R. Tolkien bring the stories to life while retaining the artistic language.

  • Item #: LLCPGB
    Retail: $67.93
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     Includes Gold Book: British Literature and required literature.

  • Item #: 017696
    ISBN: 9780141439600
    Retail: $8.00
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    Includes an introduction and notes by Richard Maxwell, along with the original illustrations by H.K. Browne, and is 488 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 005933
    ISBN: 9780486282114
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    A no-frills edition that includes the full text, 166 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 034935
    ISBN: 9780486406510
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  • Item #: 055142
    ISBN: 9781929683307
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    This collection of British poetry was specifically compiled for use with the LLATL Gold British Literature book. The contents include poems from Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, Lord Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Hopkins, Hardy, Owen, and Graves.

  • Item #: 006062
    ISBN: 9780486284736
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    An inexpensive "no-frills" edition. 272 pgs.

  • Item #: 000915
    ISBN: 9781853260230
    Retail: $5.99
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    Includes an introduction by Dr. Siv Jansson and simple notes throughout the text that explain several obscure or outdated references, 176 pgs, pb.