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  • Item #: 014495
    ISBN: 9781931397155
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    This book literally blazes a trail through geography - all you have to do is follow it! Cindy Wiggers has done a terrific job of combining questions, mapping, and other activities into a fun, easy-to-teach approach to geography. Intended as a thirty-six week program, the first twenty-seven of these include a variety of activities. The first weeks encompass the world as a whole; then you focus on different regions continent by continent. Within each week there are several different methods of learning. One of these, Geography Trails, provides questions four days a week that will improve the student's ability to use maps to locate countries, capitals, bodies of water, and landforms, teach them valuable geography terms and learn many geography facts. Different questions are given for grades 2-4, 5-7, and 8-10, so that you can use this book for children at different levels at the same time. The questions are based on the content of three recommended atlases (one for each age group) which are listed in the key resources below. Additional geography activities for every week are in the form of "Points of Interest," where you can take time to learn more extensively. Activities to choose from include mapping, researching, suggestions for art projects, and weekly projects to compile into your very own geography notebook. Then it's Geography through Literature for the last nine weeks as you read through Around the World in 80 Days. Questions for each chapter are provided, as are ideas for additional research and spelling and vocabulary words. Happy trails!

    Please note that that this course provides a framework for studying world geography, and relies on additional resources for reference, maps, and activities. Required resources include: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (if you are planning on completing the literature portion of the study) and one or more of the recommended atlases (depending on the age of the student(s). Three other "key" recommended resources you will rely heavily on for many of the activities include the Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide, Uncle Josh's Map Book (in book form, or CD-ROM), and Visual Manna's Teaching Geography Through Art (for the art in geography lessons). Although you could make the study work without these, they are often referred to in the lessons, and the program would work much more easily with them. These and other recommended resources are listed below. An almanac is also recommended, in case you don't have one on hand, we recommend the World Alamanac & Book of Facts. A Geographical Terms chart is also recommended; we are unable to offer this specific one, but it is available from Geography Matters. ~ Stephanie

  • Item #: 000186
    ISBN: 9780553213560
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  • Item #: 044479
    ISBN: 9780486814315
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  • Item #: 037706
    ISBN: 9781933339856
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  • Item #: 072028
    ISBN: 9781717185464
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  • Item #: 071415
    ISBN: 9781481456234
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  • Item #: 070620
    ISBN: 9780486817941
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  • Item #: 067602
    ISBN: 9780712356350
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  • Item #: 064493
    ISBN: 9780448488509
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  • Item #: 054855
    ISBN: 9780977412259
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  • Item #: 041396
    ISBN: 9780786184446
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  • Item #: 039881
    ISBN: 9781402736896
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    ISBN: 9781402725333
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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 #: 035498
    ISBN: 9780486822495
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  • Item #: 032313
    ISBN: 9780486440880
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  • Item #: 031650
    ISBN: 9781853260315
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  • Item #: 031630
    ISBN: 9781853262876
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  • Item #: 023447
    ISBN: 9780486448497
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    The classic novel by Jules Verne is reprinted in this thrift edition, complete and unabridged. Probably Verne's best work, the novel tells exciting stories about a deep-sea submarine that explores the deepest parts of the ocean. With underwater exploration, sunken ships, giant squids, cannibals, Atlantis, and many adventures, the book has provided entertainment and inspiration for generations. Memorable characters like Captain Nemo, Ned Land, and the Professor captivate readers, as does the famous Nautilus (the submarine). The inspiration for many science fiction writers, as well as numerous films, this book will be enjoyed by children and adults alike. 270 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 023124
    ISBN: 9781416939368
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    ISBN: 9781561375271
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  • Item #: 017564
    ISBN: 9780486411118
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    Taking place in the Victorian era, this novel tells of the adventures of the quiet Phineas Fogg. Phineas, an Englishman, has bet half his fortune on the wager that he can circle the globe in just eighty days – a ridiculous notion in those days. It's no easy task for Phineas and his manservant – they must use a full array of transportation methods to get through their many comical adventures and around the globe. Not helping matters is a devious detective determined to slow them down. ~ Melissa

    A Bantam Classic Edition is also available, which is complete and unabridged like the thrift edition and includes 194 pages, softcover.

  • Item #: 012311
    ISBN: 9781607105497
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    ISBN: 9780394853338
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    ISBN: 9781562549510
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    ISBN: 9780451474285
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    ISBN: 9781555760915
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    ISBN: 9781555761813
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    ISBN: 9781555760816
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