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  • Item #: 013764
    ISBN: 9780964380349
    Retail: $21.95
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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 #: 019521
    ISBN: 9781435891654
    Retail: $8.50
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  • Item #: 016000
    ISBN: 9780890515525
    Retail: $14.99
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    A sweeping tour of biology, from biological classification and naming systems to the kingdoms of life, with side trips into food nutrients, human digestion, scientific advances in growing crops, and hoaxes related to biology. Stories of many famous scientists are woven throughout, including Louis Pasteur, George Washington Carver, Robert Hooke, Carl Linnaeus, Jean Henri Fabre, John Audubon and others.

  • Item #: 003439
    ISBN: 9780964380318
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  • Item #: 012048
    ISBN: 9780679848042
    Retail: $6.99
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    This fictitious novel tells the story of a patriot spy in the Revolutionary War. This spy shows incredible courage while trying to smuggle information to General Washington in a loaf of bread. To add to the suspense, this spy is just a young, timid girl named Ellen Toliver. When things don't go as planned and Ellen is shipped on a boat with British soldiers to a place far from her destination, she courageously continues. Throughout the many obstacles, Ellen wonders if she will ever get her message through or see her family again. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 004136
    ISBN: 9780981856629
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    Benjamin Franklin, Betsy Ross, Daniel Book, George Washington, John Adams, Molly Pitcher, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, Soldier of the continental Army, and Thomas Jefferson.

  • 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 #: 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 #: 035565
    ISBN: 9781933339832
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    Jim Weiss does it again with this CD that shares stories of the founding figures. Learn about heroes like Dabney Carr, Patrick Henry, Martha Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, James Madison, Marquis de Lafayette, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, James Monroe, Lewis and Clark, and more as they work together to declare independence, make laws, expand, and create this great country. 11 tracks, runs approx. 74 minutes.

  • Item #: 043997
    ISBN: 9781599150062
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    This book contains fifty well-known short stories compiled by James Baldwin, a respected author and textbook editor of the 1800's. Many of the stories you have probably read, or heard before, in one form or another, and most teach a worthy lesson or moral. A few of the tales included are: The Brave Three Hundred, Androclus and the Lion, The Blind Men and the Elephant, George Washington and His Hatchet, and The Story of William Tell. 185 pgs, pb.

  • 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 #: 021887
    ISBN: 9780698116115
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  • Item #: 000677
    ISBN: 9780152164355
    Retail: $7.99
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    A great read about young Will Knox and his brother, Henry, who undertake the daring and dangerous task of transporting 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston to help George Washington win an important battle.

  • Item #: 000665
    ISBN: 9781557091031
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    It's that little red book of rules - 110 of them. Compiled by George Washington at the age of 14, these rules are intended to help polish manners and perfect self-control. This small format, hardcover book is in the original old style language. 30 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 021710
    ISBN: 9780486258584
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  • Item #: 017735
    ISBN: 9780486497396
    Retail: $6.00
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    This anthology contains twenty-five of the world's greatest speeches. It presents the speeches chronologically, beginning with Pericles' Funeral Oration (5th Century BC) and ending with Barack Obama's Inaugural Address (2009). Each speech is identified by its name, speaker, and date. Short introductory sections place the speeches in historical context. Some of the speeches included are Martin Luther's "Before the Diet of Worms," Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!" and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream." There are speeches by George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, Mother Theresa, Ronald Reagan, and others (please note that Harvey Milk and "The Hope Speech" are included). Use this book to supplement your studies of specific time periods or events in history, or be inspired by the words of these great leaders as you prepare for speech class. Edited by James Daley. 225 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 017552
    ISBN: 9781931397711
    Retail: $16.95
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    This volume takes a look at ordinary people in history who became leaders that changed the worlds in which they lived. From George Washington to Alexander Hamilton and Helen Keller to Dwight D. Eisenhower, this book will take readers on a journey through the lives of these leaders who made the world what it is today.

  • Item #: 013994
    ISBN: 9781419718397
    Retail: $9.95
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    We all know that George Washington Carver developed many products from peanuts, but did you know that he also played the guitar and that one of his paintings was featured in the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair? Theres that and much more to learn about this wonderful inventor. This book starts with his life and ends with his death, with a short epilogue about the honors he received posthumously. Filled with many pictures and detailed captions, this well done biography would be the perfect supplement for history or a unit study. 41 softcover pages. Laura

  • Item #: 001845
    ISBN: 9780590426602
    Retail: $5.99
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    George Washington Carver was born a slave, but he grew up to become a world-famous scientist. This biography tells the story of his life and how he discovered how to make soil better by growing peanuts and sweet potatoes to put nutrients back into the soil so it could produce more cotton. He then found dozens and dozens of ways to use the peanuts and sweet potatoes. Dr. Carver and his work became well-known and respected. He became a popular teacher of agriculture and was even honored by the President of the United States. 96 pgs.

  • Item #: RRRPRM
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  • Item #: 071820
    ISBN: 9781481499699
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 071459
    ISBN: 9781599152462
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  • Item #: 067827
    ISBN: 9780545919739
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 065301
    ISBN: 9781492678595
    Retail: $14.99
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    Start your day with a quote from great minds like George Washington, Malala Yousafzai, Steve Jobs, and many more. The 5x5” calendar has a picture frame-like back so it can stand up on its own and display inspirational words all year long. – Laura

  • Item #: 061903
    Retail: $19.99
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    Turn your smart phone into a microscope and have some science fun. This microscope is simple to attach – just clip it on your phone, turn on your camera and view any little thing. The kit includes a small microscope with LED light, universal mount with focusing ring, filter adapter, 4 filters, slide with 3 specimens, carrying case, and activity book. There are 20 activities that guide you through looking at a $5 bill, the pixels of an LCD image, snapping photos through light filters, and much more. I popped this on my iPhone and took pictures of the eye of George Washington on the dollar bill, a picture of my skin (very cool), and a video recording of an ant. The pictures will be as good as your phone photos – zoom capabilities really depend upon your phone's capabilities. They are called smart phones for a reason, and now you are able to connect to a microscopic world with a single touch.

  • Item #: 051477
    Retail: $204.40
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    US history is the focus of this year. Students will study the Constitution, Bill of Rights, requirements for citizenship, how to use the ballot and political parties. They learn about city, state and federal government. Early presidents are studied including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. The War of 1812, Mexican American War 1845, and the last Indian wars are studied. Students will also learn about the origins of slavery, the lives of black Americans who gained freedom, the characteristics of white southern society and the women's suffrage movement. Students will do presentations, develop magazines and use the internet in learning to appreciate and understand the development of America, her history and culture.

  • Item #: 050369
    ISBN: 9780312665494
    Retail: $10.99
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    Ever wonder where the Treasure Islands are hiding in today's sorry lot of children's literature? If your children crave good, old-fashioned storytelling and a wild adventure, look no further than this series by Ted Bell which pits a young, patriotic hero against a band of pirates. Mix in a hearty dose of time travel, famous historical figures and set it all in the tumultuous backdrop of pre-World War II and whew, you are in for a wild ride. It all begins in 1939 on Graybeard Island, a small island strategically located in the English Channel between England and France. 12-year-old Nick McIver, his 6-year-old sister Kate, his WWI pilot father and his brave mother live in and man the island's lighthouse. In Nick of Time, Nick, his sister and his friends discover a German U-boat beneath the waters of their island. As they risk their lives to investigate further, Nick discovers a time machine in a chest belonging to his ancestor, Captain Angus McIver. In addition to the Nazi threat, he becomes the target of Billy Blood, a pirate who owns a twin time machine and travels through time capturing children and holding them for ransom. As Nick travels between his own time and 1805, he meets Captain McIver and Lord Nelson, commands a warship, tries to outwit Billy Blood, and attempts to rescue the captured children. Nick's adventures continue in the sea and in the air in Time Pirate, where Nick restores his father's old Sopwith Camel and tries to take out a German airbase on a neighboring island. Then Billy Blood resurfaces, kidnaps Kate, and hatches a plan to intercept the wealthy French warships as they travel to Yorktown to aid the American troops during the Revolutionary War. Drawn into Billy's schemes, Nick travels to 1781, meets George Washington and Lafayette, and struggles with the ethics of helping the Americans battle his own country so they'll be around in 1940 to become allies with England in WWII. Please note there is some mild language, primarily a few "damns" spoken by the pirates. 400+ pgs each, pb. Jess

  • Item #: 044746
    ISBN: 9781566960212
    Retail: $69.50
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  • Item #: 044661
    ISBN: 9781566960960
    Retail: $69.50
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  • Item #: 040087
    ISBN: 9781602140066
    Retail: $6.95
    Rainbow Price: $2.29

    This fold-out timeline is visually appealing and full of interesting information. It starts with George Washington and ends with George W. Bush with photos and important details about each figure. Additional information is given on the White House, civil rights achievements, a map of the White House, presidential pets, job responsibilities, famous first ladies, and more.The timeline is made out of full color, durable cardstock, folding out to a whopping 63" x 11". One side features an actual timeline full of dates, full-color photos and illustrations with captions, and the other side includes additional facts and graphics. Folded up, the timelines measure 6.5" x 11". ~ Rachel