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  • Item #: 021140
    ISBN: 9781404853362
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  • Item #: 011267
    ISBN: 9780618615124
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    This is the story of a wealthy man's son who is made into a servant when his family is brutally killed in war-torn 16th Century Japan. Follow this boy's life as he grows to manhood in these troubled times and not only survives his circumstances, but thrives. A very interesting story portraying ancient Japan. 234 pgs.

  • Item #: 004040
    ISBN: 9780140380538
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    This Puffin Classics edition retells Geoffrey Chaucer's original tales, but they have been adapted by Geraldine McCaughrean for younger readers. Unlike many adapted versions, this one has chapters and still retains the feel of the original stories, just with simpler language. Thirteen of the original tales are included: The Knight's Tale, The Miller's Tale, The Nun's Priest's Tale, The Reeve's Tale, The Scholar's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Tale, The Pardoner's Tale, Sir Topas, The Franklin's Tale, The Magistrate's Tale, The Canon's Yeoman's Tale, The Friar's Tale, and The Merchant's Tale. This is a great retelling of a medieval classic. 114 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 036475
    ISBN: 9780140424386
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    Nevill Coghill has translated Chaucer's work into vivid modern English verse that retains the flavor and richness of the original 14th-century edition. A discussion of Chaucer's life and works are included. 504 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 026657
    ISBN: 9780064440134
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    It's bed time, and father mouse has a story for each of his seven boys. Each story holds a subtle lesson such as consideration, tolerance for others, or selflessness. Arnold Lobel slyly mixes humor with morals in these compact tales.

  • Item #: 000645
    ISBN: 9780688062019
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    Four of the original Canterbury tales have been artfully translated and adapted by Barbara Cohen in this lovely, 87-page hardcover storybook. Staying true to the feel of Chaucer's original work, Cohen presents The Nun's Priest's Tale, The Pardoner's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Tale, and The Franklin's Tale in simple, yet elegant prose. Brilliant, fanciful illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman accompany the text. Please note that this book contains some "dark" artwork, such as the personification of death, which bears the classic appearance of the Grim Reaper. ~ Rachel P.

  • Item #: 041940
    ISBN: 9780671727697
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    Includes all 23 tales in a translation that is more readable than the old English style but still retains the feel of the original. Translated by R.M. Lumiansky, this edition also includes an introduction, critical analysis of the tales, and two tales ("General Prologue" and "The Nun's Priest's Tale") in Middle English. 432 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 022515
    ISBN: 9780375856532
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  • Item #: 006408
    ISBN: 9780986300004
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  • Item #: 069758
    ISBN: 9780986300042
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      Knowing your times tables are so important to building your solid foundation for upper level math. Drills aren’t always the best way for students to learn and remember their multiplication facts. Through simple stories and the same lovable number characters found on the Times Tales DVD, children will practice facts for the upper numbers in the 3’s, 4’s, 6’s, 7’s, 8’s, and 9’s. These workbook pages are black and white and provide practice that can be done even if you aren’t using the Times Tales DVD. Children will learn the story, answer questions, work puzzles, review, quiz, and test along with cutting out fact cards and assembling number story books. After completing the multiplication portions of the workbook, a short division section is offered. Answer keys are found in the back of the book and a DVD is also included where students can practice their new multiplication skills in a game show format. 104 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 010389
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  • Item #: 068409
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  • Item #: 068408
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  • Item #: 068407
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  • Item #: 000652
    ISBN: 9781853261404
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    Features occasional black/white illustrations by Arthur Rackham and is 278 pbs, pb.

  • Item #: 026518
    ISBN: 9781942968535
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    Sit back and enjoy a good listen with master storyteller Jim Weiss. A true artist at both composition and vocals, Jim pumps life into classics and tales ranging from humorous to historical. We’ve received accolades from homeschoolers and reviewers across the nation, not to mention the numerous prestigious awards these products have garnered. After listening to several sample tapes, we heartily agree! Great for road trips, sick rooms, or just a quiet time of sharing together, put on your imagination and one of these tapes/CDs, and lose yourself for an hour or so in a great adventure or lighthearted tale.
  • Item #: 011300
    ISBN: 9780192751751
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  • Item #: 048245
    ISBN: 9781589781429
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    Add more variety and chivalrous themes with features inspiring story elements from the days of gallant knights and fair maidens. Includes 38 story cards and 17 ending cards.

  • Item #: 048244
    ISBN: 9781589781641
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     Add more variety with fanciful story elements from the animal world. Includes 38 story cards and 17 ending cards. This is an expansion for the original Once Upon a Time game. 

  • Item #: 041893
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       StoryLine is a collaborative, creative card game for all the friends and family! Start with the “Once upon a time…” card and follow the prompts for adding things like characters, objects, actions and places to create an original fairy tale. A complete fairy tale is created in each round. One player is selected in each round to be the narrator, and they have the final say in how the tale will progress, based on offerings from all the other players. With over 100 story cards, the game can be replayed over and over with countless variations. 3-8 players, 20+ minutes playing time.

  • Item #: 026773
    ISBN: 9781633226685
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  • Item #: 010413
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  • Item #: 003314
    ISBN: 9781930514614
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  • Item #: 040707
    ISBN: 9781933339092
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    Volume Two picks up where Story of the World Volume One left off, and it tells the fascinating story of the “Dark Ages,” from the fall of Rome through the Renaissance. This volume has been written very similarly to the other also, with a very readable text, appropriate for young children, told in a clear and engaging style. Each of the many chapters is relatively short, and broken up into smaller chunks that are the perfect length for curling up together and reading aloud. Also like the preceding book, this story of history doesn’t limit itself to a dry, white-bread-without-the-crusts retelling of a primarily European history, instead it is a rich, whole wheat blend of European, Indian, Chinese, Australian, Arabic, Japanese, Jewish, Mongolian, Turkish, African, Russian, and American history during the period, providing the young student with a much more complete view of what was going on all around the world during that intriguing time period. To cover every event in each of these diverse histories would take a whole library, however, and just as Susan Wise Bauer tells us in her first volume, use this volume as a springboard to more detailed readings about any events that you and the children find interesting and want to learn more about. A timeline and an index are included at the back.

    Like its predecessor, the Activity Book corresponds chapter-by-chapter with the text from the Story of the World readings, and the sections and activities are well-organized and easy to implement. Each chapter begins with review questions for the book. Narration exercises are also included, so that the child may write or dictate to you a summary of what they learned. A list of books for additional reading follows, each with a concise summary and an approximate reading level to help you find those most appropriate for your child’s ability and interest. Corresponding literature, consisting of more "story-like" volumes such as cultural tales and myths are also featured to liven up your history reading, lending a little more interest to those lovers of fiction. An excellent range of activities follow the reading lists, including map work, a coloring page, and projects, which include art, crafts, games, and other more "involved" activities. An abundance of opportunities for "beyond-the-book" learning about here, but as the author mentioned in the activity book for Vol. 1, you should not feel pressured to read every book and complete every activity - history studied in this manner should be a fun and enjoyable journey for all involved, not an endless checklist of items you "have to" complete to pass a test. These courses lend themselves very well to family study, and a lot of the activities would be much more enjoyable with at least a couple siblings or friends. Fortunately, Susan Wise Bauer has anticipated this, and has denoted chosen activities with a "C" to highlight its use as a good co-op or classroom activity. All in all, this looks like an very well-rounded, extremely enjoyable, and solidly chronological approach to history

    The text is available spiral-bound in the first edition or in paperback or hardcover in the revised version. the Activity Book is a bound paperback and is the revised version.

  • Item #: 027922
    ISBN: 9780786816583
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    Set in England shortly after the Bubonic Plague, this is the tale of a young boy whose past is shrouded in mystery. He is declared a wolf's head, meaning anybody can kill him on sight. He has no idea why. To make matters worse, he is captured and forced into servitude by a mad man named Bear, who strangely enough encourages Crispin to think for himself. Large print makes it easy to read. ~ Mark

  • Item #: 018535
    ISBN: 9780141321011
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    Relive the famous legends of King Arthur and his Knights in this book. The medieval stories include tales of honor, bravery, battles, and adventures. Black and white drawings illustrate the book.

  • Item #: 012013
    ISBN: 9780141329383
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    This complete and unabridged classic tale by Roger Green will bring the great English legend to life. Robin Hood is a champion for the poor and oppressed against the cruel Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Hiding out in Sherwood Forest, he emerges time and time again to outwit his enemies and rob from the rich to give to the poor. Several black and white sketches illustrate the book. 295 pgs.