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  • Item #: 037261
    ISBN: 9781589972766
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.25

  • Item #: 031417
    ISBN: 9780740318764
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    Same fast-paced, Dave Stotts-narrated adventures as the above series, but instead of places, this series takes on a tour of the Founding Fathers – er, Founding People (giving Abigail Adams her rightful place as a person of influence in the founding of our country). The first episode examines the Adams family – John, Abigail, and John Quincy; the second a collection of Benjamins – Franklin, Banneker, and Dr. Rush; and the third – without benefit of either a first or last name in common – familiar Americans George Washington and Noah Webster and the not-so-familiar Haym Salomon. Each biographical tour includes family homes, letters/diaries, and accomplishments.

  • Item #: 040003
    ISBN: 9781414311838
    Retail: $49.99
    Rainbow Price: $35.95

    Strap into the Hummer! Dave Stotts is off on another fast-paced history tour, this time on some of America's founding fathers. Nothing dull about these lessons, nine in all, as Dave entertains us about Faith and Freedom (background leading up to the American Revolution), Benjamin Franklin, Dr. Benjamin Rush, George Washington, Benjamin Banneker, Haym Solomon, Abigail Adams, Noah Webster, and John Quincy Adams. This program is based on the work of Christian historian David Barton, and includes an interesting text and the even more interesting DVD featuring Dave Stotts. The lesson in the book includes historical information, interesting facts, discussion questions, and ideas for lengthier projects. Wrap up each lesson by watching the engaging 10-minute video. And remember: "Work as if you were to live a hundred years; pray as if you were to die tomorrow." – Benjamin Franklin.

  • Item #: 045883
    ISBN: 9781594648281
    Retail: $34.99
    Rainbow Price: $25.50

    A great value! 6 DVDs include four from the American history series and two combined volumes of the series above: Columbus, Pilgrims and Early Boston; Patriots, Penn and the Freedom Trial; Soldiers, Jamestown and Heroes of VA; The Revolutionary; Rome, Greece and the Word; and Turkey and East Meets West. About 10 hours.

  • Item #: 051913
    ISBN: 9780310396864
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.45
  • Item #: 054767
    ISBN: 9780310397038
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 051912
    ISBN: 9780310396338
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 054768
    ISBN: 9780310397182
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 021428
    ISBN: 9780740337970
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $31.96

    This software on USB flash drive replaces the individual state history courses previously available on CD-ROM. All 50 state history courses have been combined on this flash drive. System requirements: Windows 7/Windows 8 and 8.1/Windows 10. Not Mac-compatible.

  • Item #: 047748
    Retail: $11.99
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  • Item #: 047750
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.25
  • Item #: 047749
    Retail: $11.99
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  • Item #: 040197
    ISBN: 9780977859719
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

  • Item #: 020368
    ISBN: 9780740338311
    Retail: $56.95
    Rainbow Price: $45.56

    This elective course is made up of six units that examine the more recent history of the U.S. including the Industrial Revolution, progressivism, equal rights, the Roaring 20's, the Depression, World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Now in USB flash drive format. System requirements: Windows 7/ Windows 8 & 8.1 and Windows 10.

  • Item #: 024817
    ISBN: 9780991367863
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $34.95

  • Item #: 004592
    ISBN: 9781929756490
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.75
    This MP3 audio CD introduces ten of the bravest girls in American history. Some of the girls profiled include the Indian princess Cofachiqui, Molly Pitcher, Ida Lewis, Clara Barton, and Louisa May Alcott. You'll be inspired by their faith, courage, and devotion. By Kate Dickinson Sweetser and Amy Puetz (editor). Read by Jim Hodges. 9 hrs 10 min. The audio files can be downloaded to an iPod or MP3 player. The CD will play on a computer CD drive, a DVD player, or a MP3 compatible CD player (not a standard CD player).
  • Item #: 014898
    ISBN: 9780984204199
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    Rainbow Price: $34.95
  • Item #: 055068
    ISBN: 9780984204144
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $34.95

    An excellent supplement for hands-on learners, this CD-ROM containing printable PDF files will bring a fresh enthusiasm to your history studies. The Guide Book Text introduces the "travel" itinerary, including tips and a planner so you can prepare ahead of time for the 25 lessons (called Stops). Each Stop includes fact filled, engaging readings which are created to be all you need for a compact or supplementary study. Several of the 'stops' also offer more than one project allowing you and your children options along the way. While some of the projects will require students to research further, others have all the necessary information provided.

    Activities vary and include creative writing, recipes, mapping activities, timelines, games, notebook activities, crafts, and lapbooks. Masters, detailed instructions, illustrations, and photos of finished products are all included to fully equip the parent for a successful hands-on history experience. An additional resource section offers a variety of books, videos, music ideas, bibliography of nonfiction books and websites, and research projects to accompany the projects if parents/students want to become further immersed into the Middle Ages! Reproducible for immediate family use only. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 059816
    ISBN: 9780991367832
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  • Item #: 044868
    ISBN: 9780486492599
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.75
  • Item #: 003472
    ISBN: 9780812974492
    Retail: $16.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    Viewed as individual fragments, each one of Louie Zamperini’s feats would astound and inspire: Olympic runner, WWII POW survivor, philanthropist, 70-year old skateboarder, to name a few. Weaving these accolades with his driving determination to hope, endure, survive—and perhaps most importantly—forgive his captors, Louie’s life defies description. Though he would say his encounter with Christ was his most notable, readers will be permanently altered by this man’s whole life—proof that one person can indeed impact the world. Includes photos, an epilogue, copious notes and index, 8 pages of author interview and 23 higher-order discussion questions. A literature selection for Beautiful Feet’s Modern US and World History. Parents may want to preview content or select one of our younger reader biographies of this man. 500 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 004661
    ISBN: 9781929756414
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.00
    MP3 CD includes 38 recordings of broadcasts originally aired in the 1930s. The epic narratives tell the stories of Lewis and Clark, the Alamo, Buffalo Bill Cody, the Transcontinental Railroad, Custer at Little Big Horn, and many more. Each show runs about 12-13 minutes. The audio files can be downloaded to an iPod or MP3 player. The CD will play on a computer CD drive, a DVD player, or a MP3 compatible CD player (not a standard CD player).
  • Item #: 048534
    ISBN: 9781929756322
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.00

    Authentic re-digitalized recordings of broadcasts originally aired through 1947-1953, these 44 programs entertain children and adults with stories about the every day lives of our American presidents. Through these entertaining stories, children will learn little-known details about the Presidents. For example, which President challenged his military officers to improve their physical fitness by making a 100 mile horseback ride each day? Which President got a speeding ticket –for driving his horse and buggy too fast? These and many more fascinating facts will be found on these old time radio shows! 22 hours in length.

  • Item #: 000305
    ISBN: 9780740338045
    Retail: $56.95
    Rainbow Price: $45.56

    Like all SOS courses, this one-semester elective offers multimedia lessons with video clips, learning games, customizable lessons, automatic grading, and much more. Taught from a Christian perspective, this course gives an in-depth look at the Civil War including points of contention between the North and South, the Emancipation Proclamation, key people, battles, daily life, the period of reconstruction, and the war's lasting effect on the U.S. Battle fans will love the interactive maps that give a great understanding of war strategy and troop movement. Now comes in USB flash drive format. System requirements: Windows 7/ Windows 8 & 8.1/ Windows 10. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 009365
    ISBN: 9780740338335
    Retail: $56.95
    Rainbow Price: $45.56

    This one-semester elective course from Alpha Omega includes all the great features of other Switched-On Schoolhouse courses and focuses in-depth on the Vietnam War (refer to the Curriculum/Unit Studies section of this catalog for more in depth information on the features of this product). The computer-based lessons cover the Vietnamese country and people, factors that led to war, Vietnam's role in the Cold War, the military strategy of the U.S., the anti-war movement, the fall of Saigon, the war's consequences and aftermath, and more. With enriching material, teacher-friendly tools, a Christian-based point of view, informative video clips, games, hands-on projects, and more, this great course will give students a better understanding of America's past and the importance of the Vietnam War. Now comes in USB flash drive format. Minimum system requirements: Windows 7/ Windows 8 & 8.1/ Windows 10, printer recommended.

  • Item #: 011533
    ISBN: 9780740337680
    Retail: $99.95
    Rainbow Price: $79.96

    World Geography. Units: Introduction to Geography; Human Geography; North America; Central America, South America, & the Caribbean; Oceania, Australasia, & Antarctica; Semester Review & Exam; Western Europe; Eastern Europe & Russia; Sub-Saharan Africa; North Africa & Southwest Asia; Central, South, East, and Southeast Asia; Semester Review & Exam; and Final Exam. Now comes in USB flash drive format. System requirements: Windows 7/ Windows 8 & 8.1/ and Windows 10.

  • Item #: 049654
    ISBN: 9781585741373
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.50

    Immerse yourself in the character and culture of the men and women who conquered the American frontier! Reminiscent of the David Macaulay building and engineering books, the author successfully recreates life on the American frontier with engaging text and first rate, black & white illustrations. Beginning in Jamestown, 1607, you will be transported through the early life and times of America and be introduced to the history of the Germans and Scots in Pennsylvania, the flint lock rifle, building of log cabins, forts, medicine and witchcraft, and what childhood looked like. The author weaves the story of the Seven Year War, the Revolutionary War, Land Ordinances, the Louisiana Purchase and the Northwest exploration. We learn of steam boats, the cotton frontier, early railroads, fur trade, the Oregon Trail, the history of the Mormon Church, stage coaches in California, Civil War and the West, and the Cattle Drives. Each chapter provides abundant illustrations and maps, and interesting text to bring alive the early days of America, this book breathes life into American history studies. Pb, 161 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 048737
    ISBN: 9780152063788
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.25

    When young Galwyn, a mistreated apprentice on his uncle's ship, meets the Briton Lord Artos, he is filled with admiration for this man who will someday become King Arthur. Thanks to Galwyn's knack for languages and knowledge of horses, he is invited to join the warriors on their quest to purchase warhorses and transport them back to Britain. When the voyage ends, Galwyn has succeeded in earning Artos' favor – and a job on his estate continuing to care for the horses. At home, Artos attempts to unify the Britons against the Saxons while Galwyn and the other horse hands breed, train, and care for the growing herd. Even in the safety of Artos' estate, threats to the horses lurk in the form of horse thieves, bandits, and lameness caused by the moisture from the soggy terrain. Artos' strategy to drive out the Saxons depends on these horses; if they lose the horses, Galwyn will have not only disappointed Artos, but will have failed his country as well! Horse-lovers are sure to especially enjoy this Arthurian adventure! 218 pgs, pb. By Anne McCaffrey. - Jess

  • Item #: 020587
    ISBN: 9780740338038
    Retail: $56.95
    Rainbow Price: $45.56

    Civics is also available in a Switched-On Schoolhouse Civics edition. Through interactive activities, graphics and information, students will learn about the foundations and structure of the American government, state and local government, leadership roles, worldwide politics, the election process, economics and comparative governments. Civics is a one-semester course appropriate for advanced junior high and high school students. Now comes in USB flash drive format. System requirements: Windows 7/ Windows 8 & 8.1 (not Mac-compatible).

  • Item #: 016351
    ISBN: 9780740338281
    Retail: $56.95
    Rainbow Price: $45.56

    This is a one-semester course that will introduce business management to your budding entrepreneur. Students will learn the ins and outs of creating and developing a small business, organizing a business, and the benefits (and challenges!) of being your own boss. Course now comes on a USB flash drive. System requirements: Windows 7/Windows 8 and 8.1/Windows 10.