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  • Item #: 002839
    ISBN: 9780152047733
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    The true story of building the Golden Gate Bridge, told through the eyes of a fictional young boy. Every day after school, Robert and his friend Charlie watch the construction of the bridge with anticipation. Robert feels special pride in the project as if the bridge was truly his father’s bridge. One day, a terrible accident results in the death of ten men, and Robert learns that all the men are truly in danger regardless of their job on the project. Eventually the bridge is completed and their families celebrate together. This 30 page hardcover book is a wonderful introduction to historical fiction for little ones and includes two pages of information about the building of the bridge. – Laura

  • Item #: 040707
    ISBN: 9781933339092
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    Volume Two picks up where Story of the World Volume One left off, and it tells the fascinating story of the “Dark Ages,” from the fall of Rome through the Renaissance. This volume has been written very similarly to the other also, with a very readable text, appropriate for young children, told in a clear and engaging style. Each of the many chapters is relatively short, and broken up into smaller chunks that are the perfect length for curling up together and reading aloud. Also like the preceding book, this story of history doesn’t limit itself to a dry, white-bread-without-the-crusts retelling of a primarily European history, instead it is a rich, whole wheat blend of European, Indian, Chinese, Australian, Arabic, Japanese, Jewish, Mongolian, Turkish, African, Russian, and American history during the period, providing the young student with a much more complete view of what was going on all around the world during that intriguing time period. To cover every event in each of these diverse histories would take a whole library, however, and just as Susan Wise Bauer tells us in her first volume, use this volume as a springboard to more detailed readings about any events that you and the children find interesting and want to learn more about. A timeline and an index are included at the back.

    Like its predecessor, the Activity Book corresponds chapter-by-chapter with the text from the Story of the World readings, and the sections and activities are well-organized and easy to implement. Each chapter begins with review questions for the book. Narration exercises are also included, so that the child may write or dictate to you a summary of what they learned. A list of books for additional reading follows, each with a concise summary and an approximate reading level to help you find those most appropriate for your child’s ability and interest. Corresponding literature, consisting of more "story-like" volumes such as cultural tales and myths are also featured to liven up your history reading, lending a little more interest to those lovers of fiction. An excellent range of activities follow the reading lists, including map work, a coloring page, and projects, which include art, crafts, games, and other more "involved" activities. An abundance of opportunities for "beyond-the-book" learning about here, but as the author mentioned in the activity book for Vol. 1, you should not feel pressured to read every book and complete every activity - history studied in this manner should be a fun and enjoyable journey for all involved, not an endless checklist of items you "have to" complete to pass a test. These courses lend themselves very well to family study, and a lot of the activities would be much more enjoyable with at least a couple siblings or friends. Fortunately, Susan Wise Bauer has anticipated this, and has denoted chosen activities with a "C" to highlight its use as a good co-op or classroom activity. All in all, this looks like an very well-rounded, extremely enjoyable, and solidly chronological approach to history

    The text is available spiral-bound in the first edition or in paperback or hardcover in the revised version. the Activity Book is a bound paperback and is the revised version.

  • Item #: 072108
    ISBN: 9780890847060
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    A wise old shepherd teaches Pete how to care for the black lamb that becomes his special pet.

  • Item #: 001482
    ISBN: 9780140383195
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    Load up your covered wagon and join the Todd family as they journey from their comfortable Arkansas home to the great unknown along the Oregon Trail. With only a guide book and their strong faith in God, the Todd family tackles the dangerous two thousand mile journey with courage and a pioneering spirit. Through the eyes of Mary Ellen, we see and experience the difficulties of the Todd family as they encounter rough terrain, broken down wagons, cholera, swollen river beds, and hostile Indians. In spite of all this, nothing will stop them from their dream of a homestead in the bountiful Oregon territory. This book is a great fictional introduction to life on the historical Oregon Trail. It is a great read and is full of concrete historical information to accompany any study of the wild Western Frontier and the pioneers who settled it. The author, Jean Van Leeuwen will draw any reader into the story with the details of life along the Oregon Trail. You can also track the Todd family's progress chapter-by-chapter with the use of the illustrated map provided on the first two pages. Will the Todd family make it to Oregon before winter hits? 167 pgs, pb. - elise

  • Item #: 000758
    ISBN: 9780547076805
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    This is a touching picture book about three generations of a Japanese family who are torn between a love for the land of California and a love for the mountains and villages of Japan. The author shares how he knows and understands his grandfather now that he has experienced the same emotion of leaving his home in Japan and settling in California - and the strong and constant desire to be in both places at once. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 063098
    ISBN: 9781495162817
    Retail: $69.95
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    If you like the idea of a dvd to teach your high school physics course, Wes Olson has the solution – Physics 101. Like the other courses in the 101 Series, Wes Olson offers an engaging visual course rather than having the student read a text. Learn about the physics of our world, historical figures and their contributions and do hands-on labs to help you understand the concepts.

    Physics 101 covers concepts in these areas: light and color, mirrors and lenses, invisibility and speed of light, sound, acoustics, fire, thermodynamics, heat and cold, electricity, outlets and circuits, batteries and electromagnetic spectrum, Isaac Newton, Universal Law of Gravity, 1st Law of Motion, 2nd and 3rd Laws of Motion, Albert Einstein, relativity, quantum mechanics and the future of physics. There are 20 segments and a video for each that range in length from 20 to 43 minutes - a total of 11 hours and 10 minutes of video. Options are offered for subtitles and closed captions – a variety of languages are offered.

    There are PDFs that you may want to print and are included on the fourth disc (there are four discs in this course). The first pdf is titled, “Course Accreditation Program” and the second is the “Guidebook.” Instructions for opening the pdfs are printed on the face of Disc 1. Print out the files, hole punch them and put them in a notebook for your convenience.

    The Course Accreditation Program (CAP) is important information on how to use the course and get high school credit – a syllabus. Physics 101 provides about 135 hours of content, which is enough for one credit in physics. Basically, a lesson includes 4 steps: watch the video lesson, discuss the questions (found in the guidebook), do the mini-labs, research, write a 200-word report and take the segment quiz. The CAP includes all of the information for doing mini-labs – lists, instructions and where to fit them in. Mini-labs use common household items and a master list is found on page 4 of the CAP. You may run across a few unusual items, such as a canned air horn, microphone with jack to plug into your cell phone, magnesium fire starter, volt meter, etc. Items that are less common are marked, and you can skip labs if the items can’t be found; you will find that some sections have no labs and others have multiple. Instructions are included for assembling a student notebook that will be used all year; here students will record, take notes.

    The Guidebook is 106 pages and includes the table of contents (showing the segment and chapter divisions), an outline for each segment, discussion questions, quizzes, quiz answers and an alphabetic index.

    Physics 101 is a great high school level physics for your visual student or an interesting and informational watch for your family. Presented from a Christian worldview, students will learn about the relationship between science and the Bible in the area of physics. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 005109
    ISBN: 9780940319073
    Retail: $9.00
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    Using her well-known talent for making complex topics clear and understandable, Dr. Beechick has provided us with another valuable and exciting resource for teaching. This book is riveting! In a sharp departure from her fabulous "how to teach" books, Dr. Beechick introduces us to an almost forgotten world in a fantastic work of historical fiction - combining the actual, historical truths revealed in scripture with various other sources to create a fluid, easy-to-read "walk" through early history. We journey from creation to the departure of Abram from Ur, through the eyes of the Old Testament authors. Hopefully, Dr. Beechick will continue in this vein in future books. 176 pgs.

  • Item #: 005045
    ISBN: 9780440413240
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    Two dogs and a cat - three loyal friends. When the animals' owners have to leave for an extended length of time, Luath, Bodger, and Tao go to live with John Longridge until their family returns. During this time John leaves to go and stay at a cabin for two or three weeks with his brother, and his neighbors are going to care for the animals. John leaves on his trip, and the animals, sensing the fact that they are alone, set off for home by instinct. A misunderstanding leads Mrs. Oakes to the belief that he has taken the animals with him, and so she is unaware that the animals are on their own. Luath, the younger dog, is the unspoken leader of the group, leading the other animals straight west and towards home. Bodger is a much older dog, and his already weary body tires fast. Tao, the cat, helps Luath look out for Bodger against the many trials they will face in the open wilderness. Are the three friends up against more than they can handle in their nearly 300 mile journey across the Ironmouth Range in Canada? - Mel

  • Item #: 000672
    ISBN: 9780876145050
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    Born a slave, Sojourner Truth suffered the fate which befell so many enslaved families - her family was separated and sold off and promises of freedom made to her were rescinded. She decided to claim her own freedom, but the journey from that point to get back her family and free other slaves, too, was long and difficult. 64 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 033167
    ISBN: 9780890844144
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    This wonderful biography of Amy Carmichael reveals her strong faith in God as she determines to rescue children from India's temples.

  • Item #: 025619
    ISBN: 9780689711305
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    The things that Lisa, her older sister Ruth, her younger sister Annie, and her mother had to endure is incredible. They lived in Berlin in 1938 when the Nazis were first starting to take over. Lisa's father, who is referred to as Papa, decides in the very beginning of this story to leave Germany and establish a foundation for his family in America. Meanwhile, life in Berlin is getting more dangerous for Jewish people, and as the threat of war is turning into reality, Papa sends a letter over, suggesting that his wife and their daughters flee to Switzerland, masking the emigration as a vacation. Mother is allowed to bring only 10 marks per person with her, which puts her in a very challenging financial situation. She keeps Annie with her and is forced to send Ruth and Lisa to a camp where there are other children in similar situations or without parents at all. The girls don't get enough to eat and don't have the kind of care that all children need. After they visit their mother, she senses this and takes them out of the camp. Pretty soon, all three girls are sent to live with three different families in Zurich, where they are well-nourished and thrive. Mother collapses from pneumonia and spends this time in the hospital. She recovers and the family is on their way to being reunited with their father, whom they have not seen for nearly a year by this time, as he has been saving for their tickets to America. Sonia Levitin tells a touching, and very real story, that I am sure was sadly not uncommon.

  • Item #: 019892
    ISBN: 9780064440523
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    After the Civil War, a black pioneer family journeys across the great plains in search of a new home.

  • Item #: 018149
    ISBN: 9781426302961
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    This national Geographic book by Nick McCarty tells all about Marco Polo, the most famous traveler of medieval times. Learn about his boyhood, his earliest lessons, his first expedition at the age of 15, and his journeys to Venice, the Middle East, the Gobi desert, Khanbaliq, and more. Accompanying the easy-to-read text are full-color illustrations and reproductions of art, buildings, and more that feature Marco Polo and his time period. A timeline on the bottom of the pages highlights his life and achievements and puts them in the broader context of world history. Maps, along with these illustrations, bring medieval journeys to life and show how exciting his life was. 64 pages, hardcover. ~Rachel
  • Item #: 017343
    ISBN: 9781465408563
    Retail: $30.00
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    Transform your photos from amateur to professional looking with this elegantly presented book of clear tutorials, practical assignments, step-by-step projects, and inspirational examples. This photography guide is definitely for those who already know some photography basics and are familiar with their digital camera. It takes photography to the next level and helps you fine tune your artistic skills by developing your eye for composition, color, lighting, exposure, depth of field, and more. Photography subjects are presented in 20 tutorial masterclasses, with assignments for each tutorial that you can move through at your own pace. Examples of the same assignments are shown from other photographers around the world and how they interpreted them along with the difficulties they may have encountered. Once you have taken your photos, move through the digital manipulation tutorials to enhance your images in profound and beautiful ways. Become inspired by other master photographers in personal interviews where they share their secrets and experiences during their journey from amateur photo talking to making photography a professional living.

    This book is full of stunning photos and a wealth of valuable knowledge on the latest techniques set up in a clean presentation. Content is divided into four main divisions, starting with "Mastering Your Camera" containing the following tutorials: 1: Key Camera Control, 2: Exposure Control, 3: Tonality and Contrast, 4: Obtaining the Best Image, and 5: Obtaining Ideal Color. The next section, "Developing Your Skills" includes these tutorials: 6: Mastering Composition, 7: Perfecting Your Timing, 8: Using Available Light, and 9: Portable Sunlight. The third section, "The Digital Darkroom" contains these tutorials: 10, Perfecting the Image, 11: Manipulating the Image, and 12: Advanced Manipulation. The final section, "Advancing Your Photography" covers tutorials: 13, Travel Photography, 14: Portrait Photography, 15: Documentary Photography, 16: Landscape and Nature Photography, 17: Sports Photography, 18: Architecture Photography, 19: Wildlife Photography, and 20: Fine Art Photography. Once you've explored this incredible book, be ready to feel inspired to pick up a camera and start your own journey of capturing the beautiful world around you! 360 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 004235
    ISBN: 9780345339683
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    Hobbit Bilbo Baggins is chosen to help the dwarves recover their lost treasure. Adventure and journey follow in this fantasy about elves, dwarves, goblins, and other magical, mystical creatures by writer J.R.R. Tolkien.

  • Item #: 001429
    ISBN: 9780440412427
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    One day Soft Rain's teacher shares some sad news with the class - there will be no more school. The teacher explains about the treaty signed with the white people which says that the Cherokee must leave their land and go to the land set apart for them in the West. Those who do not go on their own will be forced from their homes. Soft Rain is angry and doesn't understand. This story tells the tale of the hardships she and her people endured on the long, dangerous journey. 115 pgs.

  • Item #: 000938
    ISBN: 9780899190358
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    The classic tale of the family of three billy goats who go on a journey to find the meadow full of grass and daisies so they can eat and eat and get fat. Of ourse, at the bridge they meet an unexpected obstacle - the troll who was as mean as he was ugly - and just about as hungry. Will the billy goats be able to outsmart him?

  • Item #: 000840
    ISBN: 9780690007992
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    Mr. Gumpy decides to go for a ride in his car. Just when he starts his journey, he finds everyone wants to hop in. The children, rabbit, cat, dog, pig, sheep, chickens, calf and goat all pile in, and it turns out to be a tight fit. Everything goes along smoothly until it starts to rain. They all learn that cooperation is required in order to solve some problems.

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  • Item #: WP2NCI
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  • Item #: SWDKL2
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  • Item #: 239038
    ISBN: 9781591666677
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    A cute story about two rabbits, Mrs. Fleet and her son Hopkin, who love flowers and sunshine. They do their best to cheer up their neighbors at the bottom of the hill who don't want sunshine or help. A short-chapter book with full-color illustrations on every few pages. 48 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 229203
    ISBN: 9781591664932
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    This moving book tells the story of Liz and Micah, a brother and sister who move from a farmhouse they love to a small apartment. While their parents search for a new house, they make do with the apartment. They begin to love their new home and especially a neighbor named Grandma Jan, an elderly women who also moved to the apartments from a farm. 75 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 182196
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    10 stories in a bag.

  • Item #: 109363
    ISBN: 9780890849767
    Retail: $20.00
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    These 12 storybooks in a bag provide enjoyable reading for the very early stages of reading. Can be used as a supplement to first grade readers for children who need an easier start in first grade. - Melissa

  • Item #: 107797
    ISBN: 9780890849361
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    Dogs have been mysteriously disappearing from Mark's small town-so the Crimebusters team get's right to work. But their clues lead nowhere, and their carefully planned stakeout turns into a nightmare. This case looks impossible...until Samson shows up.

  • Item #: 102731
    ISBN: 9780890848999
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    Willie B. is Jamie's best friend, but his latest great idea has landed them in trouble. Even though they think up a plan to set things right, Jamie still worries. Sure enough, after Dog has her puppies, everything goes wrong. The boys learn what it means to keep a promise and what really means the most to them.