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  • Item #: 058784
    Retail: $22.00
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    Do you think you know this country of ours? Test out your knowledge or just take a stab in the dark – all of the questions are multiple choice! Each player/team receives their own game board; they must travel around the 50 spaces (pictures of the state flags with the name of the state and the date of its entry into the union) and answer trivia questions. The questions are divided into six categories (Government & History; People, Places & Things; Cities & States; Presidents & Politicians; Inventors, Authors & Stars; and Only in America). A roll of the die determines question a player is asked. Questions range from fairly easy to very challenging (most are decently challenging!), but because they are all multiple-choice, everyone has a shot to answer correctly and learn something along the way. If you answer correctly, you get to move along the path. The first player to reach the end and have correctly answered a question from each category wins the game! For 2-4 players/teams. Game includes 108 question cards (each with 6 questions).

  • Item #: 062856
    ISBN: 9781511567688
    Retail: $7.95
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  • Item #: 012704
    ISBN: 9780147515575
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    Children will delight in learning about our 50 states (and the District of Columbia) as they devour this quirky book that teaches a bit of history, folklore, geography and ornithology. The state birds are the respective guides to each state and their witty quips along with the fun illustrations offer a completely unique journey through this country! With so much personality from each bird, the competition to be the “Top Tweet” in the United Tweets of America pageant is tight! Each state is covered per 2 pages. An outline of the state is at the top of the page, with a star marking the location of the capital. The state capital and nickname are given, and of course each bird is identified along with brief characteristics.  Additionally, each state page includes tidbits that are fun and will appeal to kids, for example: Montana has the largest grizzly bear population in the lower 48 states and the largest migratory elk population in the U.S. The elk, deer and antelope populations each outnumber the humans. (“tweet” is not a social media reference here!) sc, 64pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 043903
    Retail: $0.00
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  • Item #: 012180
    ISBN: 9781930367531
    Retail: $12.75
    Rainbow Price: $9.50

    This Mr. Pipes book features the two young Americans and Mr Pipes in a story about the worship of our Almighty God. You will be introduced to many great American hymn writers of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, including John Eliot, Samuel Davies and Phillips Brooks. Learn that true worship is not isolated from believers of the past but is, rather, built upon their Godly traditions. Sprinkled throughout the book are beautiful illustrations and reproductions of the music and words to some of the hymns.

  • Item #: 036968
    ISBN: 9780961219895
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.16

    This 64-page book won't take long to read, but it will remind you about how much our free enterprise depends on our freedom to make choices, and that freedom comes from God. Since He has created us in His image and likeness, we are free to make choices but responsible to Him for the choices we make and the created resources we use. From this baseline, author Tom Rose hits the highlights of properly-constituted civil government, property, freedom of exchange, competition in the marketplace, consumer choice, and profit. Lots of historical and Biblical quotes are provided as a basis for the author's opinions, and he gives examples of how these ideas have played out in the real world. This book is a good reminder of the Christian philosophy of a free enterprise system. 64 pgs, sc.

  • Item #: 016517
    ISBN: 9780761172390
    Retail: $11.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.50

    The same format as the other Brain Quest games in our catalog. Like the other decks, these colorful cards are riveted together so that they can't get lost or disorganized. With 850 questions, and answers on the opposing cards, this quiz game will provide educational fun for your whole family. There are six different categories of questions to choose from, which cover America's history, people, and culture - Famous Americans, From Sea to Shining Sea, Law of the Land, Words and Music, Turning Points, and Here and There. Find out how much you really know about this country of ours with this challenging quiz game. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 058935
    ISBN: 9781481479608
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.75

    Join Ben, Annie, and the rest of the family as they travel across the United States, starting in Massachusetts where the pilgrims landed and ending in the newest states, Alaska and Hawaii. Each page of this hardcover book by Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser is full of color drawings and fun tidbits about each state, many of which are told through Annie's letters to her grandmother and Ben's text messages to a friend. This clever presentation of our national treasures would be a great addition to elementary U.S. history, or just fun to peruse. p/b, 74 pgs. - Laura

  • Item #: 013672
    ISBN: 9780486498812
    Retail: $4.50
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     An anthology of American poetry and songs ranging from the late 1700s to 2009, this volume includes battle cries, tributes and elegies to celebrate our nation. These writings are boldly patriotic. Authors include male and female writers, some widely known and some not as famous from the 18th to 21st century, such as Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Francis Scott Key, Langston Hughes, Woody Guthrie and Julie Alvarez (73 in total). A wonderful resource for history studies, memorization or copywork. From Dover. 5” x 7”, 170 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 006894
    ISBN: 9780785833871
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.95

    Subtitled, A Visual Directory of 100 of the Most Popular Songbirds, this gorgeously illustrated book will quickly become your favorite birding companion! Beginning with an introduction to how, why, when and where birds sing, you will also learn basic backyard birding techniques. After introductory information is an “at a glance” identifier and detailed directory. The directory showcases each bird in a 2-page spread. Birds are gorgeously illustrated with lifelike color and detail. Information provided includes scientific name, common name, rhythmic song flow, migratory locations, habitat, behavior, identification and attract methods. Includes an audio CD of birdsongs (track listed on bird page). This CD and the additional content on attracting birds and creating habitats are the factors distinguishing it from our other product, North American Songbirds (item #056730). Spiral bound with hard board cover. 256 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 043295
    ISBN: 9781599150109
    Retail: $0.00
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    A reprint of the original 1917 edition by H.E. Marshall, this hefty book offers 99 exciting stories from American history, starting with the expeditions of the Vikings and Columbus, and ending with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. The stories are grouped into seven parts; "Stories of Explorers and Pioneers," "Stories of Virginia," "Stories of New England," "Stories of the Middle and Southern Colonies," "Stories of the French in America," "Stories of the Struggle for Liberty" and "Stories of the United States Under the Constitution." The book is unique in that the first 400 pages or so focus on exploration and the Colonial period, while only the last 200 pages cover the history of the U.S. as its own country. Although there is a lot of content here, the chapters are only several pages in length which make for great supplementary reading or read-alouds. Occasional black-and-white full-page illustrations are included in some chapters. 616 pgs, pb. – Jess

  • Item #: 020539
    ISBN: 9781511867986
    Retail: $18.95
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  • Item #: 020538
    ISBN: 9781511867788
    Retail: $34.95
    Rainbow Price: $32.95
  • Item #: 019598
    ISBN: 9780787705275
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $4.95
    Explore the early days of our nation with this book from Milliken Publishing. It covers the time from the earliest Native Americans to the arrival of the early explorers and features one-page articles on a variety of topics. The 90 or so articles are well-written and the major events of the times. Graphics are small and black-and-white. Some sections end with a couple of "Review and Write" questions, which generally take one to five sentences to answer. After each 15 lessons, a 24-question test is given. A few pertinent maps are also provided, as are answers to all "Review and Write" questions and test questions. 111 pgs.
  • Item #: 012611
    ISBN: 9781481479615
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    This large, square, hardcover book by Lynne Cheney gives a random and interesting history of America that both kids and parents will enjoy. Each page of the book highlights a letter and then explains what it stands for. For example, 'A' is America, 'B' is for the Birthday of Our Country, 'C' is for the Constitution, and so on and so forth. A short description or explanation follows each letter. Each page is covered with colorful and fun pictures that illustrate the historical point that is being made. Inspiring and interesting quotes from famous ad influential Americans are included throughout the book. Notes in the back of the book expand upon the information provided on each page. ~Rachel S.

  • Item #: 009731
    ISBN: 9781938093142
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.75

    A great addition to a unit on U.S. geography or states & capitals! Going on vacation, take this with you! Divided into four main regions, each page has a doodle prompt such as finishing the turkey after reading that Ben Franklin wanted it to be our national bird, drawing in the missing crack on the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, drawing sailors on the deck of a ship at the naval academy in Maryland, etc. Doodle your way from coast to coast with over 180 doodles (no art skills required!) 8x8” sc. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 046660
    ISBN: 9780982492901
    Retail: $18.95
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  • Item #: 009479
    ISBN: 9780439368988
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    Lizzie Barker is only nine, but she is keeping a diary of her trip and time in Jamestown for her brother. He had to stay behind because he was too weak to make the journey, so she records all the new and strange things for him, including the land, the Indians, and her adventures.

  • Item #: 006690
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    Was America founded as a Christian nation? What role did diversity play in the early years of our country? What is the future of faith in our society? This fascinating DVD series explores these issues, and many more. This set contains six 30 minute episodes on two discs. This series surveys 400+ years of Christianity in America, including key people, events, movements and controversies from the Protestant, Catholic and Evangelical perspectives. Expert commentary and vivid illustrations bring the past to life in this well researched series. Bonus features include interviews, PDF printable transcripts and discussion questions. Questions vary from recall of information to higher level thinking and analysis (no answers included).

    The first episode, "Faith in America", explores the history of religion in America from the Mayflower compact through the Declaration of Independence. It also covers the development of the consumer driven religion in the late 1700s, the circuit riders, and the "mega churches" of today. The second episode, "Many Mansions", explores the changes to America's landscape from alternative religions, including Joseph Smith's Latter Day Saints, the Shakers, and Jim David Koresh's Branch Davidian movement. The parachurch organizations and the Jesus movement are also briefly covered. Episode three, "Rebels with a Cause", surveys social issues and the role of faith, including a look at slavery, prohibition and the social gospel. Episode four, "Challenges and Change", takes a look at the impact of cultural changes on faith in America, including mass media: TV, movies, music, and the internet. Episode five, "Home Grown Saints", looks at ten influential Christians who changed the course of religious and cultural life in America. The final episodes explore eight key questions focusing on the role of faith in our culture and the global community, how people of faith should interact with others, and good stewardship of God's creation. An essential resource that inspires and motivates you to see the big picture impact faith plays in on our society. 2 DVDs. 180 minutes. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 024069
    ISBN: 9781594747311
    Retail: $13.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    16 stories about the childhoods of our presidents, as well as 44 facts, one per president. Learn about how Ulysses S. Grant was a natural born horse rider, how Franklin D. Roosevelt's over-protective mother gave him a single day of freedom to do whatever he wanted (and how he never told anyone what he did!), or how Calvin Coolidge once sneaked a donkey into a classroom at his school! Written by David Stabler and illustrated by Doogie Horner, 215 pgs, hc. – Laura

  • Item #: 056271
    ISBN: 9781938499654
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.65

    Wisely, Franklin D. Roosevelt once stated, "No government is perfect. One of the chief virtues of a democracy, however, is that its defects are always visible and under democratic processes can be pointed out and corrected." Yet, each president had a level of faith-in God, in mankind, and in our great nation. Quoting American presidents from George Washington through Barrack Obama, the authors explore the role faith has played in the American presidency throughout our flawed history. Quotations and related Scriptures are shared along with Making It Real self-examination questions. Additional questions and hot topic questions found in the back of the book make this a creative way to study history and current events as a family or youth group. Various scripture versions are used. 116 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 031417
    ISBN: 9780740318764
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    Same fast-paced, Dave Stotts-narrated adventures as the above series, but instead of places, this series takes on a tour of the Founding Fathers – er, Founding People (giving Abigail Adams her rightful place as a person of influence in the founding of our country). The first episode examines the Adams family – John, Abigail, and John Quincy; the second a collection of Benjamins – Franklin, Banneker, and Dr. Rush; and the third – without benefit of either a first or last name in common – familiar Americans George Washington and Noah Webster and the not-so-familiar Haym Salomon. Each biographical tour includes family homes, letters/diaries, and accomplishments.

  • Item #: 041956
    ISBN: 9780890519820
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $21.75

     

      The Teacher Guide is a combination book. It is part teacher book, with some course instructional information, detailed daily lesson plans, an overview of the activities built into the student worksheets, teaching tips for struggling learners, supply lists, suggestions for special projects, and answers for student worksheets. Information for the teacher (about 10% of the book) includes a section on the importance of narration and words of encouragement from the publisher. The remainder of the book is student worksheets (which are reproducible for your own homeschooling family). These worksheets provide the heart of a student’s journal to accompany the course. Very nicely designed and well-illustrated, there are daily front-and-back worksheets. These are similar but appropriately different for each age level between the two series. The whole TG is three-hole punched, and for the record, there are no tests in either series.

      America’s Story worksheets include Draw-Write pages (journaling lines, space for sketching, copywork), Mini-Project pages (cut & glue projects), Written Narration pages, Timeline pages (cards for each chapter with space for students to create their own timeline), a Special Prayer Book (a cut apart book for writing a weekly prayer for his/her country), and Artist Study (quick introduction to an artist with a variety of related art activities). Mapwork and vocabulary study are also a featured part of these pages.

  • Item #: 041976
    ISBN: 9780890519844
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $21.75

     

      The Teacher Guide is a combination book. It is part teacher book, with some course instructional information, detailed daily lesson plans, an overview of the activities built into the student worksheets, teaching tips for struggling learners, supply lists, suggestions for special projects, and answers for student worksheets. Information for the teacher (about 10% of the book) includes a section on the importance of narration and words of encouragement from the publisher. The remainder of the book is student worksheets (which are reproducible for your own homeschooling family). These worksheets provide the heart of a student’s journal to accompany the course. Very nicely designed and well-illustrated, there are daily front-and-back worksheets. These are similar but appropriately different for each age level between the two series. The whole TG is three-hole punched, and for the record, there are no tests in either series.

      America’s Story worksheets include Draw-Write pages (journaling lines, space for sketching, copywork), Mini-Project pages (cut & glue projects), Written Narration pages, Timeline pages (cards for each chapter with space for students to create their own timeline), a Special Prayer Book (a cut apart book for writing a weekly prayer for his/her country), and Artist Study (quick introduction to an artist with a variety of related art activities). Mapwork and vocabulary study are also a featured part of these pages.

  • Item #: 068998
    ISBN: 9780892217137
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

     Understanding the economic crisis facing our nation is imperative to making wise decisions with our day-to-day financial choices. Providing a historical perspective on money and the federal reserve, author Jerry Robinson takes us on an eye-opening journey through America’s debt, the retirement crisis and the danger of excessive consumerism. He introduces strategies for restoring personal, financial security for your future through wise investments, creating income streams for today and retirement, and strategies to protect your finances. Includes appendices with additional information on inflation, financial freedom, and reader FAQs. Adults and teens alike will glean tidbits to secure a future free of financial burdens. Recommended resource for Master Books Intro to Economics: Money, History and Fiscal Faith. Christian content. pb, 317 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 038147
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.50

      Make sense of historical events in our nation’s birth with this unique time line that measures 7 5/8” x 88” when displayed end to end. Setting itself apart from other timelines, the off white/beige background has a parchment look and includes colorful graphics, and catch phrases from important documents. Includes a desktop size (21 3/4” x 1 7/8”) replication of the timeline for student use. Dates from 1764-1787. Cardstock. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 041891
    ISBN: 9781683440574
    Retail: $69.98
    Rainbow Price: $49.95

  • Item #: 041943
    ISBN: 9781683440581
    Retail: $69.98
    Rainbow Price: $49.95

  • Item #: 041958
    ISBN: 9781683440598
    Retail: $69.98
    Rainbow Price: $49.95

  • Item #: 050291
    ISBN: 9781511596589
    Retail: $34.95
    Rainbow Price: $32.95