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  • Item #: 046745
    ISBN: 9781426302978
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    Ben Franklin's life was packed with adventures, curiosity, and hard work, as shown in this informative storybook that is great for both young and old. Each page features detailed, full-color illustrations and watercolors of various scenes featuring Franklin and his many accomplishments. His personal life, scientific developments and inventions, and political achievements are all touched on through paragraphs of conversationally-toned text and inspiring or meaningful quotes and captions. The back of the book includes a useful timeline that shows important events in Franklin's life as well as other important dates so students can see what else was happening during his time. By Cheryl Harness, 48 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 029930
    ISBN: 9780553210750
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    The Bantam Classic Edition includes the autobiography as well as additional writings like selected articles from his newspapers, selections from Poor Richard's Almanac, written observations on his experiments, several essays and letters, essays and writings related to the American Revolution, various bits and pieces of humor and advice, poems, and much more. 360 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 046089
    ISBN: 9780486290737
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    "Bare bones" edition, which includes only the complete autobiography, 136 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 009275
    ISBN: 9780531212011
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  • Item #: 010543
    ISBN: 9780823440573
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  • Item #: 037529
    ISBN: 9781932096149
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  • Item #: 006583
    ISBN: 9780020419204
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  • Item #: 029926
    ISBN: 9780545094375
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    Get inspired during handwriting practice with famous quotes. This book contains 40 inspirational quotes and proverbs from leaders such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, and others on topics such as character, friendship, leadership, and perseverance. The top of each page provides the handwritten quote, labeled with the author and his/her birth and death dates. Below the quote are three individual practice words taken from the quote, each appearing on a dotted midline for students to copy. Then, the bottom half of the page contains five dotted midlines for students to practice copying the entire quote. Teaching suggestions, a lined writing template, and two cursive alphabet student reference cards are also included. Reproducible. 48 pgs, pb. Lisa

  • Item #: 006943
    ISBN: 9780060576097
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  • Item #: 020083
    ISBN: 9780394849287
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  • Item #: 006567
    ISBN: 9780698113725
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    Did you know that during his life Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, ambassador, printer, and author? This book is chock full of interesting, sometimes lesser-known facts about Franklin. Nearly every page is illustrated, with scenes from some of Franklin's various escapades as well as sketches of some of his interesting inventions. 48 pgs, pb. - Rachel P.

  • Item #: 029356
    ISBN: 9780890512784
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    Features Johann Gutenberg, James Watt, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Morse, Michael Faraday, Joseph Henry, William Thomson, Thomas Edison and John Ambrose Fleming, and Charles Babbage.

  • Item #: 064607
    ISBN: 9780545826273
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       Subtitled, “The Brave, the Bold and the Brainy,” this book gives a one-page brief, interesting synopsis of over 40 well-know scientist in 4 different eras: Early Science, the Science Revolution, Age of Enlightenment and Discovery and the Modern Era. A sampling includes Pythagoras, Galileo, van Leeuwenhoek, Benjamin Franklin, Gregor Mendel, Ivan Pavlov, Robert Goodard, Stephen Hawking, plus many others. Cute cartoon graphics, colorful pages and fun information makes this a great way to engage reluctant readers or bored middle-schoolers. Index and Glossary. Evolutionary content. 96 pgs. SC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 022862
    ISBN: 9780823424351
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      There are few in this world who have accomplished so much that they need an alphabet to list them all. Ben Franklin is an exception. This is a lovely “read together” or on your own for an older student to learn some of the many contributions and characteristics of a famous founding father. For example, did you know that Ben tried vegetarianism as a young man or that he invented a musical instrument out of spinning glass bowls? Each letter of the alphabet relates different facts and info with special features, insets and full-color drawings. As a quotation enthusiast, I loved searching the book just to find the Franklin quotations that adorn each page, such as, “Make haste slowly,” or, “Well done is better than well said.” Engaging book filled with lots of details. 9 ¾” x 10”, 32 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 017451
    ISBN: 9780977129478
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    Benjamin Franklin was an amazing man who made great offerings in the areas of science, writing, politics, and general existence. This book tells all about his life, including details about many of his great inventions. Franklin did so much in his life that it would be hard to get everything into one book, but this book does give a great overview of his life, his main accomplishments, and that time period in general. Starting with his childhood in Boston, the book works chronologically through his life, sharing information in an easy-to-read, interesting manner. Interspersed throughout the biographical text are 30 activities/experiments to complete that are related to facts in Franklin's life. You can make your own swim paddles after you read about how his childhood love of swimming led him to invent them at the age of ten; make your own potato battery after learning about his experiments with electricity and lightning rods; make your own mailbag after learning about the improvements he made in the postal service; make your own parchment paper after learning about his involvement with the Declaration of Independence; and so much more. Numbered, detailed directions make the projects easy to complete and the materials needed are household items and common craft supplies. Black-and-white drawings illustrate the book and bolded words within the text are defined in "Words to Know" sections. This is a great, hands-on supplement that blends history and science to teach about the life and contributions of one of America's greatest inventors and founders. 120 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 015493
    ISBN: 9781579600709
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    A collection of essays and other documents regarding the creation of the Declaration and its impact. Includes the writings of John Locke, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, Richard Henry Lee, John Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, John and Abigail Adams, and others. There are also excerpts from the Declaration of Woman's Rights, a speech by Abraham Lincoln given in 1857, and the Black Declaration of Independence.

  • Item #: 047741
    ISBN: 9780375806216
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    This cute book is based on a mostly-true story about Benjamin Franklin's invention of the popular math puzzles commonly known as "Magic Squares." It begins with a general history of Franklin's accomplishments from childhood and leads up to his service as a clerk in the Pennsylvania Colonial Assembly. At 48 pages with challenging vocabulary, short paragraphs, and funny yet detailed illustrations, this book is perfect for students who are comfortable reading on their own. Instructions are included on how to make your own magic squares, as is an author's note about the historicity of the story.

  • Item #: 021330
    ISBN: 9781584740124
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    Take a step back in time and visit with the great mothers of great men. Read about Mrs. Washington, Mrs. Franklin, Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Lincoln, and many others to catch a glimpse of mothers who shaped such greatness. An enchanting experience as you enjoy portions of history rarely revealed.

  • Item #: 023522
    ISBN: 9780241953266
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    You've heard quotes from famous speeches; "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." But have you ever wondered the context in which these quotes were said? This book contains over 100 speeches that have caused thought provoking conversation and change in our world. Topics include Ancient, Kings and Queens, the Birth of the United States, Civil Rights, Social Justice, the Age of Lincoln, and more. Read the words of Jesus, Moses, Socrates, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Fredrick Douglas, Susan B. Anthony, and many more. 500 pgs, sc. – Laura

  • Item #: 056271
    ISBN: 9781938499654
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    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 #: 041550
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    Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison are each featured on their own poster with a background of stars & stripes. You see their birth/death dates, a painted image, and a quotation. Also listed are 4 points about that person in the areas of colonial fame, revolution contribution, American ideas, and their character. Eight elegant cardstock posters are each 11” x 17”. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 003731
    ISBN: 9780965273527
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    52 chapters, with short biographical sketches about George Washington, Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark, Robert Fulton, Kit Carson, Benjamin Franklin, just to name a few. This great introduction to American History is authored by Edward Eggleston. 163 pgs, hc
  • Item #: 041009
    ISBN: 9781615385690
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    In this version, edited by Memoria Press, additional illustrations have been added to Eggleston's originals. One other feature of this version is that large words are divided into syllables for easier decoding. 134 pgs, pb

  • Item #: 026677
    ISBN: 9780694524754
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    These audio recordings of the Narnia series bring to life the characters of the classic books. The performer reads directly from the unabridged books and uses tone and voice fluctuation to help you know which character is speaking and what emotions they are feeling. - elise

  • Item #: 038409
    ISBN: 9781932096392
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    Benjamin Franklin, Christopher Columbus, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Douglas MacArthur, and John Smith.

  • Item #: 071414
    ISBN: 9781481471442
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  • Item #: 071459
    ISBN: 9781599152462
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  • Item #: 067071
    ISBN: 9781594764790
    Retail: $59.55
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     Concluding with the profound observation, America is a great nation and people are needed to practice, protect and promote economic liberty, this course introduces students to the history of economic thought, and modern economic issues currently facing America, before family economics, entrepreneurship and power of education are explored.

      One semester in length, the full course kit contains 3 Texts, 3 Activity books and the Teacher’s Resource Kit (TRK), along with the TRK digital download.  Designed for independent study, each text, called a chapter, cover fifteen topics.  Each text contains the lesson reading, bold vocabulary words with definitions in a vocabulary “box” on the page, life principle quotes and video clips via a QRC codes. Corresponding activity books provide questions for each topic. Questions are fill in the blank and matching, with lines to write the life principle.

    The Teacher’s Resource Kit includes black line masters for section quizzes (9), chapter tests (3), quiz and chapter test answer keys, activity answer keys, and the table of contents. Black line masters are reproducible for classroom use.

      Chapter 1 introduces students to economics as the engine by which capitalism, free enterprise, private property and the relationship between employees, employers, and entrepreneurs create jobs. Additionally, this chapter also explores government regulation, supply and demand, and economic factors such as taking risks, investments and profit and loss. The evolution of economic precepts and principles, from ancient Greece, Rome, Europe and the Dark Ages are explored. Historical persons that shaped modern economic theory are presented including Moses, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, Joseph Stalin, William Penn, Winston Churchill, Margret Thatcher, and Ronald Reagan. This chapter also delves into the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War, and their impact on economics. Worth mentioning, the impact of an economy based on Biblical principles is discussed for its historical value and includes a look at Marxism and Darwinian theory. Chapter 2 further explores the history of the Judeo-Christian and European influences that were foundational to the capitalism in the United States. The authors compare the historical teachings of Catholic and Ana-Baptist beliefs and provide a brief overview of the Protestant reformation and the influences of the Church on economic philosophy. This is done neutrally with no scripture verse support or proselytizing noted.  An in-depth look is given to the economic significance of the US Constitution, Mayflower Compact and the Bill of Rights. Students will briefly examine the impact of the industry, railroads, progressive education, unions, the New Deal, welfare, immigration, private organizations and “trickle-down economics.” Chapter 3 reviews contemporary economic issues including banking, creditors, credit cards, checking accounts, debt, impulse buying, mortgages, dividends, stock market, collateral, loans, bankruptcies, insurance, real estate, gross and net income, inflation, IRAs and 401Ks, tax audits, and much more.  Students are also introduced to the pros and cons of starting and operating a small business, along with post high school options: college, trade school, and military.

      A captivating look at the foundations of economic philosophy that will appeal to students-especially those without a desire to study the math and deeper theories of economic thought. All texts and activity books are softcover. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 017160
    ISBN: 9781600790287
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    Columbus, Pilgrims, the U.S. flag, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Walter Reed, Booker T. Washington, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh.

  • Item #: 009637
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    Literature studied includes: The Scarlet Letter, A Narrative... of Mary Rowlandson (Smarr), A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God (Smarr), "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" (Smarr), Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Gold-Bug and Other Tales, The Raven and Other Poems, Evangeline and Other Poems, Billy Budd, Walden, A Southside View of Slavery, The Red Badge of Courage, Up from Slavery, Humorous Stories and Sketches (Twain), Short Stories (Wharton), Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, The Road Not Taken and Other Poems, I'll Take My Stand (Agrarians), The Mouse that Roared