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Five In A Row Volume 4

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  • Item #: 003020
    ISBN: 9781888659153
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    A little more challenging in reading level and activities than the previous Beyond books. Books required in the study are listed also.

  • Item #: 001529
    ISBN: 9781888659139
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    Using outstanding chapter books, Beyond is for children who have "outgrown" the Five in a Row unit studies. Activities and lesson ideas incorporate history, geography, science, language arts, fine arts, and human relationships into the study of the selected literature for a full semester. Books needed for this study are listed below. A Christian Character and Bible Supplement is available separately to integrate scriptural selections and character study.

  • Item #: 000624
    ISBN: 9781888659146
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    This is the second volume in the Beyond Five in a Row Series. As with volume 1, books used in the study can be obtained at your library and are also offered below for your convenience.

  • Item #: FIARV4
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  • Item #: 024181
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    Written for slightly older students, the format of Volume 4 is slightly different. This volume contains 15 lengthier unit studies that can be stretched to two weeks per book. Christian content is incorporated into Vol. 4 through related 'Christian Character and Bible Study Lessons.' FIAR Cookbook lessons are also provided for each unit, as are the laminatd story disks. So while this volume seems pricey compared to the rest, it's also more than twice the size of the other volumes and includes more additional content that you don't get packaged with Vol. 1-3. All volumes are spiral-bound with sturdy laminated covers.

  • Item #: 019635
    ISBN: 9780873587280
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    Gullywashers, or thundershowers, were just one of the many dangers that vaqueros, or cowboys, faced on the range. When a young girl asks her grandfather about his days as a vaquero, he manages to spin quite a yarn. Includes a page-by-page Spanish translation.

  • Item #: 015641
    ISBN: 9780064438568
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    This book is a wonderful celebration of nature and a great read aloud or read alone. It evokes wonderful memories of childhood and strikes a particular chord if you have a love-affair with rivers, woods, or both. What promises to be a lonely, boring summer for Nicky turns into an unexpected summer-long adventure that transforms him into both nature lover ("river rat") and budding artist. The author leaves a mystery to leave you wondering... and has you reveling in each new discovery. It'll have your kids running outside with sketchbook and crayon in hand. The artwork is wonderful - capturing the warmth of summer and the hazy mists of sunrise on the river. This is one you'll be glad to add to your library and read again and again.

  • Item #: 018635
    ISBN: 9781442409361
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    This is the story of Basho, a 17th century Japanese poet who wrote journals of his many travels. Grass Sandals follows Basho on such a journey. Illustrations are based on ten haikus that are interspersed throughout the book. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 018529
    ISBN: 9780060526337
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    This two-time winner of the Caldecott Medal is a story about Roxaboxen, a real town in the minds of a few children who grew up in Yuma, Arizona. This small patch of desert ground with a few rocks, pieces of broken glass, and discarded crates is brought to life magically by the words and illustrations of Alice McLerran and Barbara Cooney. Roxaboxen is easy to relate to because we all had these imaginary places as children and know how exciting and real they were to us. The character Frances, who was eighty when the story was written, was brought back to Roxaboxen and even helped recount the tale to make this story possible. - Sue

  • Item #: 019336
    ISBN: 9780547248295
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    While most farmers get up at dawn to tend to their animals and land, William A. Bentley got up to photograph early morning dew dripping form leaves and hanging from the delicate strands of a spider web. But most of his life was spent photographing another form of moisture - snow. From the time Bentley was a young boy until his death, he was fascinated with snow. Although most of his friends and neighbors thought he was wasting time, he devoted most of his time and money to studying snowflakes. He experimented over and over again to find a way to photograph snowflakes before they melted or evaporated so that people could appreciate them. It is he who first took note of the snowflakes' unique hexagonal shape, as well as the fact that no two are the same - the reason for which he also discovered. This book of his life and work reads like a storybook, but tells the true story of a man who had a passion for his work. Additional facts about Bentley are shared in the margins to complete the picture of the man now known simply as "Snowflake Bentley." hc.

  • Item #: 019191
    ISBN: 9780152052492
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    Every morning, Albert sticks his hand outside the window to check the weather. If the weather is right, he'll go on a walk. But day after day, he finds some excuse to stay inside - until one morning when two small cardinals teach him a big lesson about life. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 050508
    ISBN: 9781930900400
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    This heartwarming story is based upon true events during World War II. Under the leadership of Papa, a Budapest family unites their community to save the zoo animals from starvation. This particular winter finds food scarce due to the war and bitterly cold weather. One day, Papa hears that Hanna and the hippos are hungry and there are no available resources to provide for them. He devises a remarkable plan to save the hippos and enlists his children and the townspeople to join him in his mission. Colorfully illustrated HC with dust jacket. 26 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 025024
    ISBN: 9780064437240
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    May is excited about visiting Grandma. She only lives 75 miles away, but the only way to get there is to take the train through the rugged mountains of Idaho. Unfortunately, train tickets cost the same as a day of Pa's pay, and they can't afford to send May. When May learns that she will not be able to visit Grandmother Mary as promised, she is heartbroken. When May is awoken early in the morning the next day, she knows that something has changed. Read to find out the unusual route May takes to Grandmother's. Human ingenuity is an amazing talent that is bound only by the imagination. The story of Mailing May is a real life testament of this wonderful ability. ~Enh

  • Item #: 018528
    ISBN: 9780803721241
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    Joshua is an old Australian sheep rancher who prefers to run around his 10,000-acre ranch rather than drive a Jeep. Fueled by his favorite food, pumpkins, he can run just about anywhere. When he learns about a race from Melbourne to Sydney, he decides to enter. But how will Joshua fare against much younger racers? It's not long before the jeers turn into cheers. Inspired by a true story. ~ Anh

  • Item #: 001533
    ISBN: 9780140309270
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    What do you do if you can't fix a broken doughnut making machine with tons of batter inside? What do you do after there are more than a thousand doughnuts and they just keep coming? What do you do if a rich lady has lost her diamond bracelet and it is inside of one of the doughnuts? If you're Homer Price, then your uncle has left you alone in the middle of this crisis and you have to find a way out of it! But that won't be a problem, because he's handled a skunk, four bank robbers, a 6' ball of string, and helped 100 families find their homes in the new subdivision where all 100 houses look exactly alike. - Melissa

  • Item #: 018657
    ISBN: 9780312375980
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    Allow me to introduce you to the Melendy children. Mona is a thirteen-year old aspiring actress, and she has two long blonde braids which she is always threatening to cut off. Rush is twelve, a marvelous piano player and a bit on the mischievous side. Miranda (called Randy) is ten and a half and loves painting and dancing. The youngest is Oliver, a thoughtful six-year old who wants to be a train engineer someday. These four children live with their father in a house known as the "Four-Story Mistake" out in the country. One rainy Saturday, the Melendy children decide to start an Independent Saturday Afternoon Adventure Club. In this exclusive club, they pool their weekly allowance and take turns going out alone on a Saturday to spend it. After a mishap or two, the children have an unforgettable summer where every day is Saturday. 177 pgs. – elise

  • Item #: 005901
    ISBN: 9780062399526
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    When Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton responds to Papa's ad for a wife, she agrees to come visit for one month "just to see how it is." Anna and Caleb like her and want her to stay and be their new mother, but Sarah misses her old home in Maine. Will she leave them, or will she stay and bring back song and laughter to their prairie home?

  • Item #: 001754
    ISBN: 9780312380038
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    Chester Cricket from Connecticut is accidentally transported to New York in a picnic basket. Alone and afraid in a strange city, Chester is befriended by Harry and Tucker, a cat and mouse, who help him adjust to city life and discover his amazing musical talent that brings success to a failing subway station newsstand.

  • Item #: 011610
    ISBN: 9780590424042
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    Herein lies the classic true story of Helen Keller, written by Margaret Davidson. Learn about an unbelievably determined girl whose life in this world was a dark, quiet struggle before the day her teacher, Annie Sullivan, joined her. Though Helen and Annie got off to a rough start, it didn't take long for a miracle to happen - Helen finally grasped that everything had a name and a meaning, and she was no longer trapped in her own world. Annie taught her words by signing into her hand, and Helen listened with her palm. When she was twelve years old, she stubbornly decides that despite her challenges, she was going to go to college. Teacher and student spent the next six years in intensive study so that by the time Helen was eighteen she would be prepared. She was - she graduated after four years cum laude! She went on to dedicate her life to helping others. She visited injured soldiers from World War II who had found themselves blind and feeling like they didn't want to go on, and she spoke all over the country and sometimes overseas. She was always up for adventure and had a deep appreciation for the written word and good friends.

  • Item #: 007916
    ISBN: 9780807508527
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    The first book in this popular series. Find out how the Alden children survive and live on their own, making an abandoned boxcar their home.

  • Item #: 000756
    ISBN: 9780064433600
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    Great-Grandfather says when he was young he had a four-legged, white-pawed, long-snouted best friend who had three names. One day he just appeared and nobody knew what his name was, so they each called him something different. Throughout the story, Three Names is there through all of the seasons, and even at school. Great-Grandfather tells the story of this beloved dog to his great grandson in this tale written by Patricia Maclachlan and accompanied by Alexander Pertzoff's watercolor illustrations.

  • Item #: 003532
    ISBN: 9780689809958
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    What was George Washington like when he was young? This series of books is about children who became famous figures in American History. They are a diverse group, and they all provide inspiring stories.