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  • Item #: 032313
    ISBN: 9780486440880
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    ISBN: 9781555760816
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  • Item #: 036602
    ISBN: 9780553213973
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    This Bantam Classic includes the complete and unabridged story of Professor Lidenbrock and his journey to the center of the earth. This edition includes an introduction by science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson sharing a biography of Jules Verne, a discussion of the genre he wrote in, and background information on this book. 212 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 008160
    ISBN: 9781402743375
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    ISBN: 9780486822495
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    ISBN: 9781402773136
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    ISBN: 9781853262876
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  • Item #: 008791
    ISBN: 9780890511787
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    From Eratosthenes to Wernher von Braun, this volume looks at the exploration of our planet. The high-interest vignettes and tales of discovery include references to God and faith, where applicable. I hadn't realized before reading this book that rocket scientist Wernher von Braun was also a committed Christian. I also understand a little better now why, despite the fact that Eratosthenes virtually proved the Earth was a sphere, people clung to the belief that the Earth was flat.

  • Item #: 034554
    ISBN: 9781587433009
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    Subtitled "Discovering the Enchantment of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth", Hobbit Journey will enthrall Tolkien's serious fans. Tolkien expert Matthew Dickerson presents an in-depth, scholarly analysis of Tolkien's Middle-Earth writings. He shows how a Christian worldview and themes are prevalent in Tolkien's works. Dickerson explores the topics of ethics, war, wisdom, free will, stewardship, and salvation as he analyzes and relates these themes to characters and events in Tolkien's books. This thoroughly researched book is not light reading, but sophisticated literary criticism for the advanced student or diehard Tolkien fan. 260 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 053448
    ISBN: 9780807588161
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    Planet Earth is very unique, but why? Children will learn what makes our home planet, Earth, a very special place and why it is so different from the other planets in the solar system. Robert E. Wells takes readers on a journey through the universe as he explains atmosphere and climate of the planets and why you couldn't live on them. He then talks about Earth and its special features and things we can do to care for our planet. So if you're thinking about moving away from the Earth - remember the other planets aren't a good option. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 023927
    ISBN: 9781932786323
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    Written in the style of Hillyer's Child's Geography of the World, this introductory geography study incorporates lively, current text, recommendations of additional books to enjoy, narration, notebooking, and other fun activities, too! Geography of the earth is approached as if you and your children were taking a journey through and around the earth, learning everything about the Earth as a whole (individual continents and countries will be studied in upcoming volumes). Eleven chapters each focus on a geography topic, including the atmosphere, the continents, the oceans, seasons, climate, weather, the structure of Earth, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, latitude, and longitude. The author recommends spending two days on each chapter; one to snuggle up and read the text together, and the other to spend on the activities. Taking basic information like ocean currents, the rotation of the earth and plate tectonics and presenting them to children in an exciting way could have been a challenge, but the author has done a very impressive job here and has taken great pains to present the information in a personal way that children will understand and often be awed by. Occasionally the text is broken up by a "Tell the folks at home all about it!" which acts as a narration prompt. The narration jogs kids' memories about what they have read so far and helps them to remember it by describing it in their own words. To take this the next step, the author recommends that you and your child or children pretend you're on the phone while they tell you what they've "seen" in their journey. Each chapter's text ends with a "Postcard Home" which further embodies the "journey" theme. A postcard template can be found on the included CD-ROM which you can reproduce onto cardstock. For each chapter, children will create their own postcard of the journey, in which they draw what they have learned on the front and describe it on the back, as if they were describing it to a recipient. Dressing up the ordinary "notebooking" as making postcards is a novel idea that will undoubtedly be a little more fun! After this point in every chapter, there is a "Reading Out to His World" section, which ties the concepts from the text into a need that people around the world experience. Suggestions for further research and outreach are included in each one, so you can not only learn about the earth but develop a heart for helping others, too. "Further Explorations" in each chapter list books which tie in to that topic, and each book is listed with a summary and a grade range the book is most appropriate for. Two "Too-Fun-to-Resist Excursions" round out each chapter, and although they're not "required," I can understand why they call them too fun to resist! Some of the activities include mapping the location of shoes found washed up on shore (after containers of them were lost to the sea) to investigate ocean currents, making an edible earth, identifying rocks, doing an "earth dance," making volcanoes, looking for pictures in the shapes of the continents, and much more! These activities have clearly not been "tacked on" just because they are related to the chapter's topic; they are well-chosen and things that kids will definitely enjoy. The included CD-ROM contains the postcard templates, geography copywork and maps you will need throughout your journey. What a fun and appealing way to study world geography as a family! I just hope "Vol. 1" means that more are on the way! – Jess

  • Item #: 014910
    ISBN: 9780152060442
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    Learn about the First Thanksgiving from Squanto's point of view. Squanto tells how he was captured by the British in 1614 and sold into slavery in Spain, but then returned to the New World several years later to become a friend and guide to the colonists. Squanto taught the colonists how to plant crops, hunt and survive in the wilderness; without his help, the first Thanksgiving would never have been possible. The book contains beautiful illustrations in earth tones, and a glossary of Native American terms appears in the back. By Joseph Bruchac. Illus. by Greg Shed. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 002532
    ISBN: 9780890510803
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    Can you be a scientist and a man of God? Of course! Read about important scientists throughout history who found no conflict, men who made important contributions to science as Bible-believing Christians. Men like Francis Bacon, Copernicus, Michael Faraday, Samuel F. B. Morse, Louis Pasteur, and Galileo (who was excommunicated and imprisoned by the Catholic church for his scientific theory that the sun, not the earth, is the center of our solar system and, just recently, has been exonerated by the Pope, 350 years later). Brief but interesting biographical sketches provide stimulating reading to accompany any science program!

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    ISBN: 9781683440284
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  • Item #: 901784
    ISBN: 9780890840573
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    This story centers around Joel, called Barabbas – thief, murderer, revolutionary – the man on whose cross the Son of God was crucified. Who was this man? What was he really like? Why did the crowds call for his release when Pilate offered them Jesus? Did he come to understand the meaning of the life and death of the One who took his place on the cross? Characters in the greatest drama of history leap from the pages of this book – Stephen, King Herod, the Apostle Paul, Pontius Pilate, the chief priests, and the Pharisees. Exciting and true to scripture!

  • Item #: 042776
    ISBN: 9781414368740
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    "I want to become a Navy SEAL." Those words might rouse admiration, courage, trepidation and possibly disbelief. As a parent, how do you respond? Bravely, the author's father, after his initial disbelief, supported his son's dream by providing a mentor and training partner who later was brutally murdered in Iraq. This captivating story gives parents and teens a front and center seat in the journey from US Navy recruit training, SEAL training in BDU/S, Hell week, and multiple tours of duty with SEAL teams 1 and 7. Through his eyes, we see him experience grief at the loss of his mentor, battling with the party lifestyle, experiencing the horrors of war and the power of grace and salvation. While horrifying, the events experienced are written with discretion, making this an inspiring option for families to discover the true meaning of sacrifice: "Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." 284 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 045404
    ISBN: 9781600920127
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    What better way to visualize, memorize and learn about the days of creation than to emulate the creative process yourself? As the introduction to this unique book explains, "Combining a creative activity with lessons allows what is being taught to be understood more fully in the heart." For each day of creation, several fairly simple watercolor paintings are included, along with instructions on how to direct children to make their own version and commentary on that particular day by early Church Fathers. For Day 3, there are two paintings: one representing the "gathering" of the waters and the dry land appearing, and one depicting Genesis 1:11-13, where plants appear on the earth. The first painting features brown earth with a wave crashing onto it, while the second shows grass and a fruit tree growing in front of a huge sun. The instructions are fairly detailed for recreating these paintings, and include direction on which colors to use, how to mix the colors, which brush techniques to use. and more. When you have journeyed through each of the days of creation, students can assemble all of their paintings into a book they can display and share. Although you could adapt the directions to whichever watercolor supplies you have on hand, the beginning of the book provides some specific recommendations on paints and paper. 48 pgs, spiral-bound. – Jess

  • Item #: 003472
    ISBN: 9780812974492
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    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 #: 010750
    ISBN: 9781892427069
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    Linda Hobar, the author of this world history series, states in the beginning of this book, "I believe history is the story of God revealing Himself to mankind and that He did it most perfectly through the person of Jesus Christ…the "mystery" is the gospel of Jesus Christ." What a refreshing and different view from most world history curriculums! Those looking for a world history program that aligns the stories of mankind with the living story of God will truly appreciate this Bible-centered approach to the history of the world. Picking up where Volume 1 leaves off, this volume begins with the Pentecost and the first followers of Jesus (including Paul) around 29 A.D and chronologically continues through the early church and moves into the Middle Ages, covering the years through about 1456 A.D. The format of this book is very similar to that of the first volume; however, there are some small differences. Firstly, there are fewer lessons (84 as opposed to 108), but these lessons are slightly longer, offering more information on a given topic. Lessons generally take the form of real-life biographies, sharing the stories of men and women who changed the world while simultaneously showing the relationship between God and the world during that period. Another new feature is the bolding of key words to aid students in finding the information again later for activity or vocabulary purposes. As in the first book, this volume includes pretests to be given at the beginning of each week, end of the week reviews, memory card suggestions, bi-weekly quizzes, quarterly worksheets, and two semester tests. Memory cards are fact cards that students create for each lesson, capturing the main points and dates on an easy to review flashcard. The end of the week reviews continue to hold timeline and mapping exercises, providing students with helpful visuals of when important figures lived and where places studied are located. This volume also contains even more activities following each lesson than the first volume. This is simply to provide you with more choices, not to overwhelm you with feeling like you should do them all! These activities are generally categorized into younger, middle, and older student activities in order to accommodate the curriculum to a wider spread of grade levels, with the youngest comprised of many hands-on activities to help them experience history, middle activities a combination of hands-on exercises with research, and the older ideas centering on research, encouraging students to learn more and dig deeper into the people and lessons from history. The activities and memory cards, as well as the weekly and quarterly reviews and tests, are meant to ensure long-term retention of the key events and people throughout history, as opposed to the short term memory capacity we often hold history (and other subjects!) lessons in. The back of this hefty 700-page book contains the outline maps for the lessons, additional fun supplemental activities, suggestions of books and resources for further study of many of the topics, a chart of materials needed for the activities found in each lesson, and a full answer key. The fascinating journey across the continents continues as students discover who lived when and the way God worked His plan throughout this period of history. ~ Steph
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    Since the beginning of the 20th century, discoveries about the universe have spurred a plethora of questions about man’s existence, the universe’s formation, and even God himself. Enter the “conversation” as scientists discuss these “big issues” of the Universe in this in-depth documentary. Much emphasis is placed on world views: their influence on the formation and reaction to scientific theories. Beginning with the history of astronomy and the development of modern day science, the discussion examines the uniqueness and mystery of our solar system and universe. Theories are well-explained with video, narration, interview segments and animation. The documentary includes two length options: 55 and 35 minutes. The material is also accessible by chapters: Take off Into Space; Cosmology and Worldview; How the Universe is Explored; How the Universe Began; Finetuning of the Universe; Earth, A Special Planet; Are We Alone in the Universe?; and Searching for an Explanation.

    As a bonus, 40 minutes of interviews focusing on the potential and limitations of natural sciences are included. These interviews would be great to show at the introduction of high school science classes since the scientists themselves discuss their interpretation of scientific goals (what it is and isn’t and when it is applicable to life and when it isn’t) and how the scientific process affects other areas of life. Well done. From Vision Video. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 058464
    ISBN: 9781497422469
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    Maybe the term "relationship homeschooling" is new to you or maybe you have heard it tossed about on the internet, but just don't have a good sense of what it means and how it may affect your homeschooling or parenting journey. Before you read any further, I must share honestly, that this review may be biased. I say this from the heart as a veteran homeschool mom, whose homeschool journey was radically changed by the precepts within these pages. I stumbled upon a series of homeschool encouragement seminars in our area presented by the author, and my heart was greatly encouraged. But more than that, I went home a changed Momma. No longer focused on the externals, I began to look at the heart of my children.

    Now that is out in the open, let me step back and try to share why I feel this book should be in the hands of every homeschool mom. Is it because of the earth-shattering message or great writing style? No. Is it because of the cautions she presents about being Berean's in today's homeschooling and Evangelical Christian culture? No. While these are all valuable to the reader, the significance of this book is found in the essence of "One Anothering." What is "one anothering," you ask? One Anothering is the profoundly simple concept that as parents, we view our children as brothers and sisters in the Lord and treat them with the respect and dignity set forth in the New Testament "One Another" verses: love one another, forgive one another, encourage one another and so forth. In this book Karen weaves together scripture and stories of her personal journey in parenting and homeschooling along with questions for introspection and discussion, all designed to leave you flooded with a sense of relief that you can succeed at homeschooling with the joy God intends for us. Excellent for individual or a small group study. Scripture from various versions. 288 pgs, sc. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 013314
    ISBN: 9781892427298
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    Learn ancient history from a Bible-centered perspective. With short, interesting readings every day you will discover how history fits together. What famous Bible figure lived when the Trojan Horse was built? Who lived in North America around the time that Jeremiah wrote Lamentations? This historically accurate book tells you who walked the earth when and helps put their life in perspective around important events that happened worldwide during their lifetime. Unique historical photos are shown throughout, along with fun projects and timeline and mapping assignments. Another feature are the memory cards, which you add to every week to keep your facts straight. Quarterly reviews and semester tests are provided. Although this is intended for 4-8 graders, it is easily adapted to both older and younger students for an all-in-one history book as assignments are included for all grade levels. ~ Stephanie

  • Item #: 022385
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    Based on The Hobbit novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: Defeat of Smaug centers around up to six players reclaiming their lost treasure from the evil dragon Smaug. The path of the board game loops around through six different colorfully-illustrated regions, including the Edge of the Wild, Misty Mountains, Mirkwood, etc., representing the journey made by Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves. The game eventually ends when the players reach Smaug's hideout under the Lonely Mountain and attempt to defeat the dragon himself. Through each of the six regions, players attempt to answer riddles, sing songs, encounter mystical secrets and find hidden treasures. Once all is said and done, treasure and adventure points are tallied up and the most adventurous (successful) player will find himself crowned as King under the Mountain!

  • Item #: 042877
    ISBN: 9781579129941
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      If you can’t make a trip to New York City to see the museum in person, these beautiful photo cards will transport you! You may even recognize some of the images from the movie A Night at the Museum. On one side is a color photo of an item at the museum, on the other side is a couple paragraphs for you to read about the history of the animal and sometimes of the exhibit itself. There are 7 categories, each designated by a small logo in the corner of each card: Earth and planetary sciences, human origins and cultures, North American mammals, biodiversity and environment, fossils, birds/reptiles/amphibians, and the last group is of changing exhibits at the Rose Center. Some images include: a blue whale, ice age art, tyrannosaurus, trilobites, Amazon feather work, giant sequoia, amber, birth of a cluster of stars, exoplanets, mastodon, dark matter, black rhino and a mural of primate evolution. Each card is about a 6.5” square with rounded corners and they come in a snazzy storage box with a lid. You could make your own games out of the cards and the data on the back (like a quiz show or board game) or use them as writing/speaking prompts. I think kids would enjoy just pulling out the cards and reading them for fun! ~Sara

  • Item #: 061444
    ISBN: 9780310546511
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    Be inspired through the extra-ordinary life story of a poor, struggling learner, from humble roots of poverty to Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at John Hopkins Medical Center. Weaving together childhood struggles, the challenges and successes of medical residency and various pediatric case studies, you and your teens will laugh and cry as you share in the journey of Dr. Carson’s struggle to overcome the odds. A wonderful example to remind ourselves of the value of hard work, a loving parent and faith in God. 240 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 296731
    ISBN: 9781606829936
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       I think everyone has wondered from time to time about their place here on earth – “Who am I?” and “What am I doing here?” Many times we measure ourselves using the world’s standards, which can lead to a poor self-image and other negative effects. Natalie Dorso has written this thorough study based on realizations in her own life. She had spent her teen years trying to answer life questions using the world’s guidelines, forgetting that the important thing for her, and all of us, is who we are in Christ. This study is divided into three important areas: Who am I in Christ in Relation to Sin? Who am I in Christ in Relation to God? Who am I in Relation to Other People? Throughout the study, readers are asked to read passages of scripture (KJV), look at its meaning, and then do some thinking and writing. This book is more than just a read through; it offers practical study and application for the reader’s life and situation. Sections titled “Put Off,” “Renew Your Mind,” and “Put On” are your opportunity to answer questions and write out your thoughts – based on Ephesians 4:22-24. “Put Off” is an opportunity to confess and get rid of your sin, ask forgiveness of others (if needed), and cut it out of your life. “Renew Your Mind” is based in God’s Word – it is here that you memorize and meditate. The third section, “Put On,” is your opportunity to swap out bad behavior for good and be held accountable. For students in junior high and high school, this study might be very helpful as they strive to find where they fit and who they are… in Christ! 176 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

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  • Item #: 038006
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    The first of four units in the MFW high school program, this one is considered foundational to the rest and covers Bible, history and English and is worth 3 full-year credits (1 credit per subject). The lesson plans are designed for the students to work independently the majority of the week, with a parent-student conference and discussion of topics covered on Fridays. You will need to add math and science to the curriculum (MFW recommends Saxon Math with DIVE CDs for math and Apologia Science) and may also want to consider adding foreign language, logic or other electives. For Bible and history, students will read through the Old Testament along with Taking the Old Testament Challenge. The Old Testament Readings are also central to the ancient history study along with Notgrass Exploring World History. Students will fill in an Ancient History Timeline Book to record events from their reading. There are comprehension questions, map work and service projects as well. In English, the focus is on essay writing, particularly the argumentative essay, and students will write five of these during the year. Literature from the periods covered is also read and analyzed from a Christian perspective. The Limited Edition Package includes Lesson Plans; Ancient Literature Supplement; Ancient History Timeline Book and figures; Daniel Inductive Bible Study for Teens; Unwrapping the Pharaohs; Student Bible Atlas; Exploring World History set; What On Earth Am I Here For?; The Odyssey; The Cat of Bubastes; Bulfinch's Greek and Roman Mythology; New Answers Book; The Iliad; Encyclopedia of the Ancient World; The Tabernacle; Eric Liddell; the Epic of Gilgamesh; Taking the Old Testament Challenge and Journey Through the Bible.

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  • Item #: 015524
    ISBN: 9780865450431
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      Coloring books are a nice addition to any curriculum or unit study, and this one is great for your younger and middle school students. This 31-page book includes a two-page spread for each topic – Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Earth’s moon, Mars, asteroid belt, moons of Jupiter, Jupiter, Titan, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and comets. The first page includes an easy-to-read outline that includes the name, diameter, mean distance from the sun, temperature, color, and a few interesting facts. The second page is a detailed blackline for you to color. To make sure that your coloring is accurate, small format colored pictures of each page are included. Color your way to a better understanding of the planets. 8.5x11” ~ Donna