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  • Item #: 062146
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  • Item #: 015942
    ISBN: 9780829412079
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  • Item #: 068042
    ISBN: 9781414372624
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      Do you desire to be your very best? Are you overwhelmed by daily tasks? Maybe your husband wakes you early, madly searching for clean socks? So focused on a to-dos list you battle finding time with God or your family? If any of these describe you, this book will challenge, equip and nourish you through focused Bible study and a 31-day, plan-filled practical homemaking suggestions. Each day provides a quick 2-3-page encouraging and reflective reading that presents a vision for becoming a gentle home-maker. Following this short read are 2 challenges: the Mary and Martha. The Mary challenge draws you into the heart of God through short Scripture readings and reflective questions. Martha Challenges may initially have more impact on those non natural-born organizers, but even “Martha’s” will discover helpful tips to open up more family time. Become the mother, wife and homemaker you were destined to become in this grace-filled book. For individual or women’s Bible study. 229 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 065051
    ISBN: 9780544810877
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     This fun resource goes beyond what you know about famous scientists and reveals some quirky, interesting facts about them. Find out little known facts about Zhang Heng, Ibn Sina, Galileo, Isaac Newton, William and Caroline Herschel, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Ivan Pavlov, George Washington Carver, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Barbara McClintock, Grace Murray Hopper, Rachel Carson, Chien-Shiung Wu, James D. Watson and Francis Crick, and Jane Goodall. You will learn that Galileo had a giant ego and if you disagreed with him you were an "idiot"; Isaac Newton's father was illiterate and died before he was born (and his mother frowned on education); Albert Einstein adored music and Edwin Hubble was a terrible driver. Barbara McClintock studied genetics in conjunction with corn, but didn't particularly like corn. She preferred Godiva chocolate! At the end of each chapter are 2-3 interesting trivia related to that person. Please note that while interesting, some personal details about these scientists’ lives may be offensive to conservative families - a parent may wish to preview the content first. 96 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 063651
    ISBN: 9780764211874
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    Here is accessible, practical help for parents discussing tough topics with their kids: death, Satan and hell, divorce, difficult Bible stories, sexual sin, natural disasters, and why people fight or kill. Each chapter follows the same path. First, through Scripture, metaphor, and life stories, the authors help you as a parent flesh out each topic so that you have a solid grasp before explaining it to your child. Then comes sample discussions, presented in child-friendly ways, for responding to a child ages 5-10 or a child ages 11 and up. The authors stress that these are sample conversations only and not scripts. The focus is to then tailor your response to your style and your child’s needs and questions. Finally, each chapter ends with “In a Nutshell,” which summarizes the truths presented in each chapter. The authors take a walk-along-side approach with parents as they present truths from Scripture on each of these difficult topics. I so appreciate the simple depth of wisdom and grace this mother/daughter team use. The focus of each chapter is to see that God is the answer for the consequences of sin in the world and that effectively conveying this truth is ultimately dependent on the work of the Holy Spirit. Written by the authors of Give Them Grace (#052046). Includes a recommended resource list for further study. 5.5” x 8.5”, 173 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 061436
    ISBN: 9780310738305
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    Introduce your children to Ben Carson, a young boy from a broken home who also earned a reputation as the class dummy; a young boy who experienced a mother's intense love and commitment. She refused to let him quit. By the grace of God and hard work and dedication, Ben overcame incredible odds to become a successful pediatric neurosurgeon. Children will be inspired by his resolve to change his circumstances. They will also be captivated by the stories of the complex medical cases that pivoted Dr. Carson to fame as a pediatric neurosurgeon. Black and White photos. 171 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 044574
    ISBN: 9781932236095
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    You know you're holding an unusual book when it's endorsed by talk show host, Dr. Laura; Senator Elizabeth Dole; professional hockey player, Mario Lemieux; and singer/songwriter Bono. What could they possibly agree on? Manners! This delightful and deliberate education in all things pertaining to good manners – respecting mother and father, using words wisely, table manners, washing and dressing, caring for the elderly and sick, getting along with others, in school, good sportsmanship, writing letters and invitations, church, weddings, and funerals, kindness toward animals, and respecting our country – is taught through a wonderful anthology of engaging stories and poems punctuated with the author's gentle summations. No dull list of dos and don'ts here. The broad selection – some well-known; some from long-forgotten personages; and some contemporary – is similar to Book of Virtues but there is more application especially geared to a younger audience. 390 pgs, hc ~ Janice

  • Item #: 032615
    ISBN: 9781584740384
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    It is rare to find a book with stories of characters that are full of truth and Godly virtue. This beautiful, 123 page, hardcover book is filled with four such stories. The Bird's Nest is a story of a poor shepherd boy who refuses to show a lovely bird's nest to the crowned prince because of a promise he made to a friend. In the end, his noble character is rewarded and his morals are passed on to the next generation. The next story, The Diamond Ring, features a correspondence of letters between an orphaned brother and sister who by God's grace are taken care of immeasurably better than they ever could have hoped for due to their kind nature and gracious deeds. The Mother's Gift tells of how a gifted Bible reunited a brother and sister who had been separated under unforeseen circumstances. These three stories by Christoph Von Schmid are full of wisdom and truth in regards to Christian character, and the lessons within will greatly bless your family. However, there is one more jewel within this book by an unknown author. The Boy Who Would Not Take a Shilling highlights a young boy who amazes all by his kind and upright nature. A wonderful book full of Christian principles for your whole family to enjoy. - elise

  • 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 #: 002240
    ISBN: 9781602005228
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    That proverbial talk about the “birds and the bees.” You know you need to do it. Teaching your children about God’s plan for sex and all the male/female interaction that leads up to it is part of what it means to bring up a child in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. And you want to do it – sort of. It’s just that it’s so very uncomfortable – and you don’t know what to say – and there might be questions asked that make you ashamed or guilty. . .  Dennis and Barbara Rainey (parents of six) of Family Life Ministries know you need “a plan” and they’ve provided a lovely one – a getaway weekend kit complete with instructions for you, guidelines for what to do, excellent speakers to get the difficult words out in the open by offering interesting audio sessions, an engaging format, a solid study of Biblical values, and enjoyable scripture songs.

      The goal of this program is to encourage and empower parents to discuss the difficult topics of intimacy, sexual behavior, and personal feelings that are facing their children as they enter the preteen years. To give parents the tools they need to both challenge their sons and daughters as they enter the pathway to Christian adulthood as well as provide the foundation for future discussions and sharing. To build a mentoring relationship with your children that continues past the weekend and into all the years leading up to adulthood.

      Preteen? Isn’t that jumping the gun a bit for the birds and the bees? Not in today’s culture. It’s literally everywhere around us – and now in ways unimagined by all previous generations. This program is designed to set the stage for a close parent/child relationship as the child moves into this period. Topics are handled biblically, carefully, and tastefully. Some topics are left optional for the parent.

      A weekend getaway. That’s the general setting. One child – with the parent all to himself (boys with fathers; girls with mothers) – doing an activity of his choice that he loves to do and spending time listening to “talks” and working through study material together. It’s a wonderful affirmation that the love of the parent can transcend the upcoming changes that the child will be experiencing.

      There are five audio sessions and one optional session: 1) the adolescent experience, 2) how to handle peer pressure, 3) changes that are ahead (God’s design for sex), 4) purity (protecting sexual innocence), and 5) dating (properly engaging with the opposite sex). The optional session covers really delicate issues (masturbation, pornography, and same-sex attraction) and can be inserted after the fourth session and before the fifth if the parent chooses,

      The Getaway Kit provides the necessary framework: a tour guide for the parent, travel journal for the preteen including 25 follow-up devotions, CDs containing 5 sessions, scripture memory songs and downloadable MP3s of all sessions.

      The Tour Guide is for the parent – basically a leader’s guide for this very focused Bible study. This little manual includes sections on planning the getaway, an itinerary for the weekend, a suggested schedule, preparation checklists (and needed supplies), guidelines for writing a note to your son/daughter, and very specific suggestions for praying for your son/daughter. Also included is a page-for-page reproduction of the Travel Journal (accent color rather than full color) so you can work through it with your son/daughter.

      The Travel Journal is for your son/daughter and is designed as a companion for the experiences of the weekend. With a travel theme and an engaging appearance, it provides a place to write notes (from the talks), thoughts, and answers to questions as well as the guidelines for godly Christian living provided by this study material. There are 25 follow-up devotions that continue with a similar theme and help strengthen the biblical core of the young adult’s understanding of the various issues. This is a nicely done keepsake book with a hardcover, full-color graphics, and an elastic strap for place-keeping.

      The CD Set provides the core material for the heart of the weekend and the program. Eight CDs provide the weekend talk sessions. These sessions feature scripture memory songs, dramatic vignettes, humorous features, real-life stories from teens and adults, and lots of teaching from parents and experts that have “been there, done that.” Songs are CCM-type of music with understandable lyrics, singable melodies, and full instrumentation backup.

      Having “that” talk with your children may never be entirely comfortable, but this kit gives you a plan; the certainty of godly, biblical content; and the promise of enjoyable memories. 

  • Item #: 028174
    ISBN: 9780878132829
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    This lovely planner is designed for the Christian homemaker. It's divided into seven tabbed sections, each prefaced by an inspirational quote. The first section has two mini year-at-a-glance calendars (one for the current year and one for the following year). Each mini calendar fits on one page, with the facing page containing space to write important dates for each month. (This "Dates to Remember" page also provides a thumbnail year-at-a-glance view). The second section shows monthly calendars across a two-page spread. The third section, "Weekly Planning", makes up the bulk of the calendar. It shows a week per two-page spread, with lined space for writing. Helpful features include a lined-space "Tasks List" at the beginning of each week and a "menu" space for each day. The fourth and fifth sections, "Tasks" and "Projects", provide several unlabeled lined pages for jotting down notes. The "Info" section has space to fill in names, phone numbers, and addresses of important contacts. The final "Shopping" section provides over 20 lined pages to use as shopping lists. Each page is divided into three vertical columns, which conveniently tear off at the perforations, for a total of 60 shopping lists. This spiral-bound planner has a laminated cover for durability. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 040960
    ISBN: 9781603425780
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    Know where your needle is at all times! Be safe and take your time! Remember that nothing has to be perfect! These are the authors' rules for children learning to sew for the first time. Color photos and clear directions make this one user-friendly book and a good choice for visual learners. Starting at age 5, you can teach your children to make basic stitches used in several simple project ideas. First they make a basic sewing kit and practice stitches, then they get to make a pin cushion and original stuffed toy. Later they can make a skirt, modify a t-shirt, even repair old clothes and toys. This book seems easier to use than some of our others that have more elaborate directions or projects. Age appropriate for little kids and non-sewing mothers. It may not be pretty at first, but it will be original and hopefully encourage future sewing enthusiasts! ~ Sara

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    Help Mother Hen collect all her chicks and gather them safely into the chicken coop! This cute cooperative game is easy to learn and fun to play. Even the very young kids can participate! The brightly colored board features a twisty path from the start space to the chicken coop, and the spaces on the board contain different adorable farm animals or tractors. The 40 baby chick tokens are spread around the game board, and then the Mother Hen playing piece starts her journey to find all her babies. Each player spins the spinner (which shows the animals and tractor from the board as well as a fox) and then moves the Mother Hen to the next space that features that item. As they move, they count the spaces and collect that number of baby chicks to put in the coop. Landing on the fox means that one baby chick is removed from the coop and put back on the board. If all the babies are home when Mother Hen arrives, everyone wins – but if there are still baby chicks on the board, you'll have to try again! For 2-4 players; game time is approximately 15 minutes. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 010029
    ISBN: 9780393253627
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      The 4th edition of this Classical favorite updates all product information (eliminating products which are no longer available and substituting new favorites for previous recommendations). The general organization and structure of the book is the same, although a new introduction/overview section on homeschooling high school has been added.

    If you're looking for some real guidance in product/curriculum selection for providing your child with a "classical" education, here it is -- down to the titles of the books and where to find them! These ladies have very clear recommendations for each subject area, both for elementary through eighth grade and high school levels, and they're anxious to share them with you. Written by a mother and her daughter (a second-generation homeschooler), the book provides what many are looking for - concrete, specific recommendations for materials to help in providing an academically rigorous, comprehensive education. Using the trivium as their pattern for education, the book is divided into sections by stage: the Grammar stage (grades K through 4), the Logic stage (grades 5 through 8), and the Rhetoric stage (high school). They wrote this book after coming to the conclusion that "if you want your child to have an excellent education, you need to take charge of it yourself. You don't have to reform your entire school system. All you have to do is teach your own child." And they, very capably, supply you with the when, what, and how of it all from there.

    Jessie Wise taught her daughter, Susan, at home, using the classical method. And Susan, a literature professor at the college of William and Mary in Virginia, uses it with her own three sons. Their experience and knowledge of materials has enabled them to provide us with both a clear explanation of the theory behind a classical education and the means to implement it. Each part of the book begins with a very good description of that stage, how it differs from the others, and what your priorities should be. Then, subject by subject, and grade by grade, they provide much advice about what to teach, schedules for teaching, and many, many curriculum (text and non-text) recommendations. Later sections of the book address socialization, character, time management, grading and record keeping, standardized testing, athletics, dealing with your local school system, getting help (when needed), going to college, working, obtaining materials, and starting in the middle. Appendices list home-education organizations and other resources. Parents who want to provide this type of education will find much support in this volume. Revised in 2009.

  • Item #: 032286
    ISBN: 9780486437453
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    Your kids will learn a lot by listening in on school sessions for the animals of the Green Meadows and Green Forest! Peter Rabbit wants to know more about his four-footed friends who share the meadow and forest with him. He goes to speak with Old Mother Nature, who is only too happy to help by starting daily school sessions. During each session, their class learns about a different mammal by having a special guest visit their class. They meet Danny Meadow Mouse, Prickly Porky the porcupine, Johnny Chuck the woodchuck, and Billy Mink. They also get a surprise visit from Reddy Fox and Buster Bear, who give all the rodents a little scare! During each school session they learn directly from the source about the food they eat, where they live, whether they hibernate or store food, whether they hunt or are hunted, and much more! This book contains forty stories by Thornton W. Burgess that introduce children to over seventy different animals. Each unabridged story has realistic black-and-while illustrations showing the spotlighted animal in their natural habitat. 275 pgs, pb. – elise

  • Item #: 018371
    ISBN: 9780590440554
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    When Squanto is young, the white men come to their country. Deeply curious about the white men, Squanto agrees to go back to England with them. Although his mother doesn't want him to leave, Squanto joins the English and spends many years in adventure before returning once again to his homeland. 112 pgs.

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  • Item #: 049590
    ISBN: 9781893103474
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    Discover the settling of Jamestown through the eyes of one of the settlers. A mother reads to her two children the journal entries of their grandfather when he first journeyed to the New World. The grandfather's story is recounted in a journal format, and throughout the book, the mother and children interject comments. Sketches related to the journal entries make the story come alive. 32 pgs, pb. – John

  • Item #: 024617
    ISBN: 9780310713289
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    Young Jack learns from his mother about how Christmas cookies were once used to tell the good news of Jesus' birth. Beautifully illustrated, this story would make a great bedtime story for Christmas Eve or any night surrounding the holiday. Written by Dandi Daley Mackall and illustrated by Deborah Chabrian, 28 pages, hc. – Laura

  • Item #: 007700
    ISBN: 9780618250745
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    1956 Newbery Medal winner. This is the true story of Nathaniel Bowditch, who becomes an indentured servant at the age of twelve when his father apprenticed him to a chandlery after his mother died. This ends his dreams of attending Harvard. Through hard work and perseverance, Nat continues his studies on his own. Was Nathaniel destined to be a bookkeeper all his life, or could he find a way to better use his skills in mathematics? His discoveries in the field of navigation are put to the test when Nat becomes captain of his own ship.

  • Item #: 007489
    ISBN: 9781590172063
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    This classic storybook is about a young boy named Wee Gillis who lives in Scotland. Everyone on his mother's side is a Lowlander and everyone on his father's side is a Highlander. Wee Gillis enjoys both ways of life, so when his uncles start pressuring him to pick a permanent home, he can't make up his mind. Luckily, another unexpected option comes along, which allows Wee Gillis to make his own way in the world. Detailed black and white drawings that take up every other page and the simple, easy-to-read text have made this a favorite for both kids and adults. By Munro Leaf, 70 pgs, hc. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 002251
    ISBN: 9780140501698
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    In this charming story, we travel along to Blueberry Hill to pick sun-ripened blueberries. Sal's mother wants to take the berries home to can them so the family may enjoy them during the winter months. Sal brings along her small tin pail to help, however, she ends up eating more than she picks! On the other side of the hill, Little Bear and his mother are eating blueberries to grow big and fat for the long, cold winter. Both Sal and Little Bear sit down to enjoy the scrumptious berries, and when they get up to find their mothers, they each mistake the other's mother for their own! The soft humor and delightful ending is perfect for any young child, and the detailed blue and white illustrations perfectly accent the story. Pb. A read-along book and CD set are also available, which includes the book plus an audio CD. The CD includes the narrated story and fun activities. - elise

  • Item #: 071106
    ISBN: 9780310708988
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    This beautiful story will remind young and old of the true meaning of Christmas. Peter discovers the origin of hanging stockings at Christmas, the generosity of a man named Nicholas, and is reminded of God's love and generosity toward us. Set in the 1800s, Peter's father is away at sea and Peter is selling newspapers to raise money to buy a model schooner and to help his family during this difficulty time. His pastor shares the story behind the hanging of stockings and Peter prays that God will help him be generous with his mother and sisters this Christmastime. Although written for younger children, the lesson taught through the stories of Peter and Nicholas is a reminder to us all that "it is more blessed to give than to receive." 32 pgs, hc. ~ Donna