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  • Item #: 026322
    ISBN: 9780838816370
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    ISBN: 9780838816356
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    ISBN: 9780838816318
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    ISBN: 9780838816332
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    ISBN: 9780838816363
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    ISBN: 9780838816349
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    ISBN: 9780838816325
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    ISBN: 9780838816387
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  • Item #: 028573
    ISBN: 9781557999559
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    Maps of the USA introduces young students to each state in the U.S., along with details about each state and facts such as the state bird, flower, population, and area. The reproducible worksheets are pretty open-ended and can be used alongside any history program or state study to take a closer look at each state. The first hundred pages contain two-page spreads on each state, with state facts and black-and-white pictures to color on the left-hand side, and the state itself featured on the right-hand side. The right-hand page contains an outline map of the state itself, with geopolitical information, such as important cities, rivers, geographical features, and neat places to visit in that state. A smaller map of the U.S. is also provided with the featured state shaded in, so the student can see the location of the state in relation to the rest of the nation. These worksheets can be used to make a state notebook, or to use with any number of state activities, and can be colored, labeled, etc. Following the individual state pages are worksheets on the U.S. as a whole, including regions of the U.S. along with a segment of the map and questions for each, maps of the U.S. as a whole, both with and without state names filled in, a states and capitals chart, supplemental word puzzles, and maps featuring waterways, climate zones, and physical features of our nations along with questions for students to answer based on the map. "A U.S. State in Review" page is also included at the end, which can be reproduced and used alongside the individual state worksheets to fill in more facts about the state, draw its outline, and include in a state notebook, if they're making one. Answers included. - Jess

  • Item #: 000315
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    This handy reference card displays gems commonly found in America. The card measures 4" x 6 and includes 16 specimens: quarts, moss agate, carnelian, chrysocalla, fluorite, obsidian, opal, thulite, jasper, Amazon stone, amethyst, ulexite, rose quartz, serpentine, onyx, and unakite. The gems themselves measure about .5" wide and are glued to the card AND coated with plastic, so you won't have a problem with the gems coming off. The name is listed right above each gem, and the back of the card gives some general information about gems. A simple but useful reference. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 048502
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    This reference card is great for students learning about the appearance of various rocks and minerals. Attached to a 4" x 6" laminated card are samples of 20 common rocks found in the United States: Quartz, Amazon Stone, Epidote, Andesite, Flourite, Obsidian, Orthoclase, Talc, Jasper, Ulexite, Pyrite, Migmatite, Opal, Chrysocolla, Sulfur, Coal, Dolomite, Magnetite, Calcite, and Terra Cotta. Each sample is about .5" wide. The back of the card has a very brief explanation about rock classification. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 006242
    ISBN: 9780486419800
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    All 4 stories bound into one convenient volume: Old Mother West Wind, Adventures of Peter Cottontail, Adventures of Grandfather Frog, and Adventures of Buster Bear. Unabridged texts originally from 1910-1916.

  • Item #: 027208
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    You have 10 days to travel the USA. You can take a plane, a car, or just start walking. If you can connect and finish your 10 day travel first you win! Color coded cards and game board make your travel even easier. Geography has never been so much fun. 2-4 players.

  • Item #: 025212
    ISBN: 9780758608581
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    The time-honored classic Bible storybook by this same name was originally published in 1948. Based on the premise that children should know the Bible stories as early as possible, this edition has been updated in language particularly for readers ages 6 to 8. Key points are explained in a way that preserves the story but does not include aspects that are age inappropriate. For example, when discussing the reason for Joseph’s imprisonment, the author writes, “Then the wife of the rich man became angry at Joseph. She told lies about him. Her husband believed the lies and put Joseph in prison.” Sixty stories (28 from the Old Testament and 32 from the New), each about two pages long, incorporate traditional style, full-color illustrations. The Old Testament stories span from creation through Daniel. The New Testament stories focus only on the Gospels and end with Jesus’ ascension. This would serve as a good introduction to Bible stories. 6” x 8 ¼”, 142 pp, hc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 003306
    ISBN: 9781930092938
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    This book is a U.S. history text, providing a complete overview of U.S. history from Columbus to the present time from a Christian perspective. Print is fairly large and easy to read. Each chapter has review questions. Numerous pictures and maps are scattered throughout. 2nd edition is 8.5” x 11” format.
  • Item #: 030541
    ISBN: 9780802818607
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    This is a collection of four short stories from an author by the name of George MacDonald. You may not have heard of this man before, but many authors you do know credit him with being the grandfather of their genre. Such famous authors as C.S. Lewis, Madeline L'Engle, W.H. Auden, Charles Williams, and J.R.R. Tolkien were all influenced by George MacDonald, who, C.S. Lewis says, writes allegorical and mythopoeic fantasy "…better than any man." The stories are fun to read, and include several illustrations. 172 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 038447
    ISBN: 9780687065370
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    This is a great book for young readers, with many important stories of Jesus' life. Each two-page adaptation of a gospel story includes colorful kid-friendly illustrations and a short prayer. A fun book to read, it teaches that God can do amazing things, even small things. Choose from stories like the First Christmas, choosing the apostles, calming the storm, and many others. hc, 30 pgs. - Stephen
  • Item #: 061930
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    This picture book series retelling famous Bible Stories has been loved by many generations and is now in paperback. This particular set of 4 books is comprised of three stories from the Old Testament and 1 from the New. In the Beginning, Noah and the Ark, Moses and The Story of Jesus (covers Jesus’ birth to resurrection). These books provide a good overview of these Bible stories and the illustrations are extremely detailed and engaging. 8” x 8”, 32 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 038296
    ISBN: 9780192754042
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     This collection by Oxford University Press contains 14 short stories that showcase the works of a wide variety of mystery writers. Many of the selections are presented in the classic English mystery style, and readers should expect to be perplexed and amazed as they move through this anthology. 214 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 066511
    ISBN: 9780745976365
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    The ultimate collection of classic short stories for kids! Inside this delightful illustrated volume are 76 short stories from ancient and recent history, perfect for story time, bedtime, or solo reading. Included are adapted classic stories, such as "The Mouse and the Lion" and "Polly and the Frog," and more exotic tales like "Tortoise Brings Food" and "The Mouse Deer's Wisdom." Ever story has accompanying illustrations to capture interest and is between 1 and 3 pages long. 256 pgs, softcover. ~ Stephen

  • Item #: 008219
    ISBN: 9780823425471
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      This picture book introduces the story of Mattathias who led the Maccabean revolt against the rulers of Judea during the time between the writings of the Old and New Testaments (detailed in the 2 books of the Maccabees). In the revolt, the Temple and the materials needed to worship God were ruined, and yet. . .   (You’ll have to read to see what occurs.). This story relays the story of God’s provision and the background behind the modern day celebration of Hanukkah. Vibrant, acrylic paintings fill the pages. I love the illustrator’s use of perspective: sometimes you’re right “in the mix;” sometimes you’re far away. The book includes two wonderful additions: the illustrator’s Latke recipe and directions to play the Dreidel game. A succinct and beautifully explained story. 7 3/4" x 10”, 32 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 007020
    ISBN: 9781557998026
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    This workbook includes everything you need to take your child from inspiration to publication. It is creatively divided into seven parts, and each section provides great instructions and insight for you and fun reproducible worksheets for your children. Part 1 of the workbook walks you through the writing process - prewriting, drafting, responding, revising, editing, rewriting, and publishing. Part 2 teaches your children learn the parts of the story - characters, setting, plot, and conclusion. Part 3 helps your children write a story step-by-step (several story planning forms are provided). Part 4 introduces different genres of writing, such as realistic fiction, historical fiction, mystery, adventure, fantasy, and science fiction. Part 5 provides forms for your children to write and illustrate as they work on the final copy of their stories. Part 6 will help your child publish their first book as they create a cover and include a title page, a dedication page, and a section about the author. The last section gives you ideas and instructions for setting up a writing and publishing center of your own. Answers for the worksheets that have "right" or "wrong" answers are not provided; however, the correct answers are very apparent. Most of the worksheets have questions that prompt creative writing. Set your expectations and grade accordingly. Black-and-white text and illustrations fill the pages of this 96-page, paperback workbook that will help your budding novelist become a confident storyteller in no time! - elise

  • Item #: 037809
    ISBN: 9780802818591
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    This book contains a selection of stories from celebrated fantasy writer George MacDonald. Editor Glenn Sadler has compiled MacDonald's best short stories in this volume of excellent fairy tales that will delight young and old. The following four tales are included: The Golden Key, The History of Photogen and Nycteris, The Shadows, and The Gifts of the Child Christ. Full of adventures, enchantments, and love, these stories inspired C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and continue to entertain readers to this day. Black and white illustrations, 166 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 024585
    ISBN: 9780871401755
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    Hendrik William Van Loon takes us through the entire history of mankind in this classic, winner of the first John Newberry Medal. Updated by John Merriman to include the important events of the last two decades, our story is written as one long, engaging adventure. From the very origins of man through the holy city of Babylon, to Carthage, the First Crusade, to the explorations of Columbus and Magellan, the American Revolution, to the time of Napoleon and up to the democracy movement in China and recent events; mankind's wars, religions, inventions, ideas, and entire work is captured in warm, enlightening text and simple illustrations. This book offers an easily read and enjoyed picture of history, and is one I shall return to when the catalog is at the printer. ~ Steph

  • Item #: 058852
    ISBN: 9780385752930
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    An American version of the Cherry Pie story that has you criss-crossing the United States looking for the supplies you need to make that wonderful simple-to-make cherry pie – if the Cook Shop is closed (is that Cook Shop ever open?). Delightful, colorful illustrations coupled with subtle humor make the story just as enjoyable in the U.S. as in the world. 36 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 063680
    ISBN: 9780529108982
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      Subtitled, Celebrating Great Women of the Bible, this is a Bible story book with a unique focus: encouraging brave living. Each Bible story shows how God uses ordinary girls to do amazing things for Him just by following His lead! To relay the stories, you are introduced to a diverse group of five girls: Hope, Glory, Honor, Gracie, and Faith, who form a youth group called Brave Girls. They work together to know God more and honor Him by telling others about Him. Each girl tells a different Bible story (18 stories from the Old Testament and 13 from the New), connects it a bit with her own life, and then ends each with a brief devotion-like summary and a one-sentence prayer. The predominant focus is the Bible story, but full-color, water-color type illustrations fill the accompanying page. Note an interesting layout choice: occasionally, you must turn the book to read a few stories that are set in landscape mode. An additional section adds a brief quiz to see which brave girl you are most like. This seems a bit of a fluffy touch, but I think the goal is to help girls identify the talents with which they can glorify God. The ending contains a 5-page collection of “Brave” verses that serve for Scripture memory, and a letter from the Brave Girls. While sharing crucial Bible truths, I think this devotional might also encourage girls to live in faith and fellowship. 7/25” x 9.25”, 208 pp, hc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 029913
    ISBN: 9780679861669
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    Children will be fascinated by the story of this little Indian princess whose life changes forever when the Englishmen arrive in America. The Indians are scared of the strangers and her tribe captures John Smith, but Pocahontas saves his life and makes friends with some of the white people. However, this doesn't stop the fighting, and soon Pocahontas finds herself kidnapped and living among the English. ~ Steph

  • Item #: 040865
    ISBN: 9780553277456
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    Edited by Milton Crane, this book offers a comprehensive selection of the world's best short fiction stories. Including works by English, American, and Continental writers of the past 100 years, the variety in style and subject is enormous, but all feature the high quality of writing that has made them classics. Examples of the fifty stories included are: The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield, The Three-Day Blow by Ernest Hemingway, The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe, The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck, That Evening Sun by William Faulkner, Thrawn Janet by Robert Louis Stevenson, and many more. 572 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 013912
    ISBN: 9780486797465
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       What do a conceited crow, a lazy-but-ambitious dog, and a friendly dove have in common? They are all a part of this wonderful treasury of animal stories! These classic animal stories by Don Freeman (author of Corduroy and Beady Bear) have all found young hearts to entertain years ago, but are now contained together in a beautiful, classically-illustrated collection.

      The first story, Cyrano the Crow (1960), follows a boastful crow who is very proud of his ability to mimic other bird-calls—but when he is invited to appear on a television show, he finds that his arrogance has gotten the better of him. Flash the Dash (1973) is about a lazy dog who (at the demand of his mate) must go out and find steady employment. He works diligently at the postal service, but finds himself slipping back into his lethargic habits. The Turtle and the Dove (1964) tells the story of a weary dove and her new friend, a weather-beaten turtle, searching for a home. When a storm drives them apart, they must find their ways separately.

      Each story features an important moral lesson (the dangers of pride & sloth, and the value of friendship, respectively), compelling characters, humorous dialogue, and delightful illustrations.  Though outdated by modern standards, this classic treasury contains plenty of heart and soul to both entertain and impart important values upon children. 116 pp, SC.

  • Item #: 038786
    ISBN: 9780486454498
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    Beowulf is one of literature's legendary heroes, but students often find the original text hard to read. This masterfully retold version uses simpler prose to share the stories of Beowulf's epic battles with dragons and Grendel the ogre in a more readable way that is even great for reading aloud to younger kids. By H.E. Marshall, the story stays true to the original while making it more accessible to readers. 54 pgs, pb.