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  • Item #: 000519
    ISBN: 9780486401683
    Retail: $4.99
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    What study of the states would be complete without a little coloring? Well, it's not really an essential, but it can reinforce the learning. Attractive blackline coloring pages are brimming with information about each of the 50 states, educating as they are colored. Which state is the Sunflower State? The Land of Opportunity? Which state's motto is "Ever Upward"? Informative captions provide each state's nickname, motto, flower, bird, tree, capital, principal rivers and mountains, notable attractions, and other special information.

    Accurate outline drawings of each state are prominent, with a small inset map of the United States showing its location (by shading). Some details, like mountains, rivers, and lakes, appear on the state. The capital's location is starred, but no printed names appear - so you can have your children do a little research and mapwork for extra benefit. This also makes the book usable as a reproducible map source. Surrounding the state are other blackline figures of the state bird, flower, related plant and animal life, and other significant features (New York, for example, includes the Statue of Liberty). Now your students can color their way to U.S. geographic literacy!

  • Item #: 022371
    ISBN: 9780486491523
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    Make geography fun with this poster coloring book. Each page is a portion of a US map, detailed with cartoon-style facts and land marks. Simply color the pages, remove from the book, and assemble into a giant 44"x47" poster! Some of the printing runs over the perforation lines, so it might be best to remove the entire page from the book instead of ripping on the perforation to ensure the most accurate poster dimensions. 24 pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 011901
    ISBN: 9780486474861
    Retail: $16.99
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    Hours of entertainment for those long car trips! This kit contains a United States Coloring Book, which is filled with fun facts about each state, a Historic American Landmarks Coloring Book, with images of the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, and 27 others, a set of four crayons, and an 11" x 7" color map of the United States. Also included are three activity books: United States Maze Craze, Spot-the Differences Across the USA, and All About America Facts & Fun (a Dover Little Activity Book). ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 060817
    ISBN: 9781601442420
    Retail: $0.00
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    Continuing the successful "detective" series from The Critical Thinking Company, the U.S. History Detective book can be used as a supplement to any history program, as a review course, or as a stand-alone text. The goal of this text is to encourage and develop critical thinking, analysis, and reading comprehension through the study of U.S. history. Book one covers the span from Colonial Times to the Reconstruction after the Civil War. Each lesson includes an informative text where each sentence is clearly numbered for easy reference. Colorful pictures, maps and timelines illustrate the text throughout. The question section in each lesson requires students to support their answers with specific references back to the text (hence the numbered sentences). This helps students get into the practice of providing supporting evidence for answers rather than relying simply on recall information. The various questions in each lesson will give students the opportunity to make inferences and draw conclusions based on their evaluation of the text, distinguish between fact and opinion, understand historical chronology, expand their vocabulary, link history with geography, and practice answering analytical essay questions. There are 65 lessons grouped into 9 sections. There are also more than 20 reviews throughout the book and answers to all lessons and reviews are included. This is a consumable book and permission is given to make copies for home or classroom use. – Zach
  • Item #: 036559
    ISBN: 9780528015144
    Retail: $12.00
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    Colorful, appealing, and kid-friendly, the Classroom Atlas from Rand McNally is the next step up from the Junior Classroom Atlas (#007961) with more maps, more detail and more information. The book begins with a section defining map terminology. Next are nine world maps, each with a different emphasis: physical, political, climates, population density, and time zones, to name a few. Following are physical, political, and thematic maps for each continent. Thematic maps might showcase climate, environments, population, economic activities, natural hazards, or transportation. Each continent map section begins with an introduction that provides a historical and geographical overview of the continent, a timeline, and photos of people, places, animals, or landmarks from the continent. Additional maps are provided of the United States, Canada, and Mexico/Middle America. Graphs, charts, and "Did You Know?" fact boxes add visual interest and content. Interesting Top 10 lists (i.e. Largest lakes, longest rivers, most populated countries) are printed in the front and back inside cover. Index included. This is the 13th edition, copyright 2015 and includes North and South Sudan. 208 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 008117
    ISBN: 9781483826882
    Retail: $16.99
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    Instead of using several different map skills books, this volume provides all you need for several years! It uses a building approach, starting with mapping simple floor plans in the first section. In it, students learn and map small areas, then learn about map symbols, directions and compass rose, map scales, and look at some different types of maps. Additional sections add skills and experience with both reading and construction of maps. A U.S. Geography section presents concepts of boundaries and rivers and work with political, physical, product and climate maps. Then, the United States is explored by region and, within region, state. A page is devoted to each state, ideal for use with state studies and memorization of states and capitals. Students complete their study of the Western Hemisphere with map work encompassing Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. Grid maps are given their own small section before the final Global Geography section where students encounter continents and oceans, hemispheres, latitude and longitude and time zones. An answer key and a final review wraps up this colorful volume. 352 pgs.

  • Item #: 015437
    ISBN: 9780980041200
    Retail: $13.95
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    Homeschooling mother Mary Ellen Tedrow developed this guide to help parents teach state history and to make sure students think about many different facets of their particular state. It's a very thorough guide that doesn't just give students the answers but prompts them to learn valuable researching skills and use resources like the phone book, encyclopedia, library, and even a congressman. The workbook is not state specific, so it works for any state. It is basically composed of 50 worksheets with blanks for students to fill in as they learn information about statehood, famous people from the state, historical or famous sites, taxes, natural resources, weather, physical features, and other history and statistics. Besides just researching and filling in blanks, students will also draw and color a state flag (and any past flag the state or territory may have had), go on a nature walk to observe and collect the nature of the state, interview someone and write an article about the worst storm they ever experienced in the state, observe and record weather patterns of the state for a month, and more. This non-reproducible workbook provides a great way to study your own or another state. 58 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 012704
    ISBN: 9780147515575
    Retail: $8.99
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    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 #: 012245
    ISBN: 9780486264561
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    While you're memorizing your capitals, why not include state birds and flowers? Coloring these accurately detailed renderings of the national bird (eagle) and flower (rose), along with those of our 50 states, will help you to remember them all! Contains identifying captions and 51 small, full-color illustrations of the coloring pages as well - in case you need help choosing the right colors!

  • Item #: 009675
    ISBN: 9780385382946
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       Kenny was relieved when his parents suggested his older brother, the genuine “juvenile delinquent,” Byron, spend the summer with his grandmother in Birmingham. No one could have foreseen that this trip would make them witness the hotbed of the Civil Rights’ movement and the burning of the 16th Ave Baptist Church. This engaging tale swings from amusement to solemn realism as Kenny learns more about himself, his family and the society that is clamoring for change right before his eyes. Includes a 16-page full-color photo insert from the Hallmark Channel movie. Newberry and Coretta Scott King honor awards winner. 210 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 008413
    ISBN: 9780544582460
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    Did you know George Washington was a shy, hot tempered boy? How did he become a young gentleman with a servant’s heart that helped lead America to independence? This children’s book gives a glimpse of events in George’s life that shaped his character and prepared him to become a wise leader of a new nation. An informative story with colorful illustrations, this book offers a nice introduction to George Washington’s life. pb. ~ Gina

  • Item #: 004363
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    Traverse your way through the United States of America in order of statehood with these spiral-bound state studies. Developed for two different age groups, both books help students discover how the United States was formed over the years by introducing the states in the order in which they became states. In the book for older students, lesson plans at the front of the book provide teachers with an outline and a small timeline of important events surrounding the statehood of that state. This section also holds five review lessons and quizzes to be assigned periodically. The body of the book contains the state-specific pages; each state is allotted three pages to provide students with a complete overview. The first of these pages holds interesting facts about cities, firsts, inventions, and other boasts of that state. At the bottom of this page, students can fill in other fascinating facts they discover about the states through their own research. The second page on each state is the data page; this covers the state's nickname, motto, symbols (bird, tree, flower and flag), historical sites, information on the economy, and a small map work section. Students decode the nickname and motto, read the passage on historical sites, cut and paste the correct state symbols from the back to the spaces provided, and use other appendices to answer the questions on the state's economy and complete the map work. The last state page in each series offers a brief, interesting reading passage on a notable event from that state. Appendices at the back provide the answers to the state data activities as well as the review lessons and quizzes.

    In the newer book for young learners, much of the same format is followed; students still receive four fun worksheets for each state, which cover state symbols, mapwork, special people, date of statehood, capital city, motto, and nickname. Suggested teaching schedules are still provided and this book is even more focused on building character, patriotism, Christian (pid, dsc) values, and a love for geography. Many younger students won't be able to read the text in the book, but will still benefit from having the information read to them. Activities include coloring, cutting, pasting, and learning about interesting people from each state. Full-color symbol pictures are included for both levels. Steph

  • Item #: 071290
    ISBN: 9781450821780
    Retail: $12.99
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    As young readers move through this non-consumable illustrated book, they will receive a virtual tour of the United States. Colorful photographs, maps, and lively text bring the history, geography, and wildlife of each of the fifty states to life. This publication also includes key facts regarding the history of each state, along with interesting details about individuals who helped to shape the culture and direction of the U.S. A simple but effective overview of the fifty states that comprise the American nation. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 070557
    ISBN: 9780792264026
    Retail: $24.95
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       This is a gorgeous hardcover book loaded with color photos, maps and illustrations. The text is very readable (i.e. not boring) and informative. Organized by region, each state is summarized through four pages that include a brief timeline; information on natural resources, physical features, and climate; and fascinating ‘did you know’ points. One page is dedicated to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. and children are familiarized with the U.S. Territories through the two page spread at the conclusion of the book. Additional facts & figures comparing the 50 states, additional book and web resources and index conclude this exceptional resource. Recommended resource for Layers of Learning Level 4.  Keep this in the car for your next road trip, add it to your social studies, come up with some imaginative writing prompts by randomly opening to a page and writing about what you would do there! hc, 240pp, 8.5” x 11”.  ~ Sara/Deanne

  • Item #: 069921
    ISBN: 9781426211751
    Retail: $40.00
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     Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated in full-color, this book presents the sweeping tale of the making of the United States, from colonial days to the establishment of a new nation. This volume published by National Geographic, not only informs readers about the leading personalities and events of America’s struggle for independence, but also about how these events continue to influence United States’ direction today. This book is a great place to start for any student who has a desire to learn more about the founding and history of the U.S. The text includes a helpful timeline, numerous high-quality maps, and copies of some of America’s key founding documents. Part of A Well Planned Gal’s A New Nation 9th grade curriculum. 9 1/2” x 11, 340 pgs, hc.” ~ Mike 

  • Item #: 068487
    ISBN: 9781537392370
    Retail: $32.50
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     This Thinking Tree notebook is really DIY: in content and in how you choose to complete it. There are 6 pages to accomplish the same tasks for each of the 50 states. Begin with coloring in the state on a US outline map with the capital, population and state motto. Then, fill in boxes with facts – current events, what to see, the flag, famous quote, monuments and popular foods. Next, identify the locations of the capital and other large cities, important landmarks, national parks, major highways and rivers, and anything else you find interesting. The following page documents historical events, famous people, draw the state seal and design a postage stamp. Then read a state-oriented book and summarize a scene and/or watch a movie and draw a scene (you’ll need to do your own research; no suggestions provided). The final page is titled, “What do you want to do in ___?” Note that these outside resources are required: your choice of various library books and documentaries/movies, Google Earth, Wikipedia, a U.S. atlas, a U.S. map, colored pencils or gel pens, black pens and #2 pencils. Pages are reproducible within your home/family. 8.5x11”, black & white, sc. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 067916
    ISBN: 9781618931498
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

      Filled with many interesting historical facts, this book would be a great complement to your American history curriculum. Taking you from the first people to call America home to America’s role in the world today, it includes a diverse amount of information about America’s culture and lifestyles to fascinating facts and events that shaped America. Reading details about each state’s claim to fame or wild animals that call America home will keep you engaged as well as the many delightful pictures that captivate the beauty of our country. In the back, a colorful timeline is included spanning from 1600 to 2008. As you learn about the history, people and culture of America, you will gather a glimpse of what makes this country awesome! 208 pgs, hc. ~ Gina

  • Item #: 067765
    ISBN: 9781426320927
    Retail: $24.99
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    Updated in 2015, this full-color U.S. encyclopedia provides students with time lines and key facts about many of the important historical, geographical and cultural aspects of each state. Special features on topics ranging from the westward expansion to the industrial age are also included, along with several key historical documents and over sixty kid-friendly maps. Loaded with beautiful color photos from locations within each of the fifty states, and lots of fun facts, this resource will help readers celebrate the people, places, and events that shaped the U.S. Please note that in some cases a secular, progressive perspective on American history and political thought is apparent. 9 1/2” x 12”. 265 pgs, hc. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 065702
    ISBN: 9781613648735
    Retail: $5.99
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    The United States title focuses on each of the fifty states, including activities that help children identify the location, shape, and capital cities.

  • Item #: 065701
    ISBN: 9781513603100
    Retail: $5.99
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    Concentrates on the forms and functions of the Federal government.

  • Item #: 062869
    ISBN: 9781626863484
    Retail: $14.95
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    Make the most of table time by using interactive placemats. This set has 50, one for each state, which your child can write on or add the stickers to (25 included.) They are sweet and colorful, each showing things kids are interested in learning: nicknames, capitals, birds, mammals, fun facts, etc. There is an activity to doodle something on every mat. Since they are paper, you could laminate them to keep and use at meal times again and again. Each mat is 13x10” and blank on the backside. A plastic 12x9” map of the USA comes with and can be used as wipeable placemat or just as reference. This would make a great sibling gift for a family with a new baby! ~ Sara

  • Item #: 062169
    ISBN: 9780974665276
    Retail: $12.50
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    An easy and mess-free road trip companion! Just peel and stick the Wikki Stix over the dotted lines on each page. Each of the 12 colorful scenes depicts a place in the United States, like San Francisco, the Midwest, and the beach, and features rhyming verses describing the locations/scenes.  

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 058935
    ISBN: 9781481479608
    Retail: $9.99
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    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 #: 058852
    ISBN: 9780385752930
    Retail: $7.99
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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 #: 056369
    ISBN: 9781607109358
    Retail: $29.95
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    It's the most important document in the history of the United States. The United States Constitution is America's instruction manual. Providing an insightful examination of its history/origins and its adaptations, Constitution is a valuable book – and a lovely one. Oversized (10" x 11.5"), with heavyweight paper, lots of full-color pictures, and a padded cover, it's a joy to wander through its leaves. However, you'll want to do much more than wander. From the title you might expect some history of the writing of the Constitution and thorough coverage of its contents and your expectations would be met masterfully. But there's much more here. As each major provision of the Constitution and its Amendments is covered, the book also traces the challenges, its definitional history (how various aspects have been defined and refined), the public dialogue surrounding it, and its current impact. For instance, take Chapter 4, Growing the Country. Tracing the constitutional implications and debates through the Louisiana Purchase, the Missouri Compromise, wartime land acquisitions (i.e. Texas), the Homestead Act (which encouraged settlement), "foolish" purchases (i.e. Alaska), and the 20th century's NASA Act is accompanied by political cartoons, space photos, old commemorative photos (completing the transcontinental railroad), historical maps, and art pieces. The discussion is lively with intriguing sidebar commentary (for instance, three generals who fought together in the Mexican war later fought against each other in another war with constitutional implications – the Civil War). In general, what emerges is a portrait of a living document – one that has withstood challenges, assaults, and tamperings, and has still been preserved. This sort of living coverage is presented in chapters on amendments, establishing a financial system, the Constitution divided (period of the Civil War), civil rights, electoral college, slavery, legislating morality (i.e. prohibition), and corrections/clarifications (FDR and the Depression, voting age, 2nd amendment challenges). Each chapter is packed with thoughtful analysis and astute historical perspective.

    One endearing feature of this book is the collection of original source document facsimiles that are provided. Cardstock envelopes that are amazingly integral to the book contain the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, The U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Bill of Rights tally (1791), "The Black List" broadside attacking congressmen who voted for the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Joint resolution proposing the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, and, lastly, an Admission ticket to the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

    You'll enjoy and appreciate every moment spent amidst the quality coverage of our magnificent document. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 053516
    ISBN: 9780983732105
    Retail: $38.95
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    Just so you know – I'm not particularly an art person. However, I do like to understand the interrelationships between historical events and culture. This book bridges an amazing gap – historical events and art history. Designed to be a brief survey of art (from 1830 to 1970) it functions as an art history, an art appreciation, and an art techniques (doing art) course. Not to mention the insights it provides into the people and places covered in the history course. This not-particularly-an-art-person is totally impressed!

    Each of the 16 lessons covers an art history period – romanticism through psychedelic art and tie dye – with impressionism, expressionism, modernism, and surrealism among others in between. Each lesson starts with an overview of the history and art of the time period. The succinct coverage is augmented by suggested web links/books/videos but there are also full-color reproductions (in various sizes) of period works included in the book. Sidebar information includes research questions and learning objectives rounding out the instruction. The lesson then moves into the doing art portion with clearly stated assignments, lists of needed supplies, student and author examples, and step-by-step illustrations. For instance, Lesson 5 is Art Nouveau and Symbolism (an ism I missed earlier) which is coordinated with the BF lessons on The Jungle and teaches us that Art Nouveau was an attempt to apply a new look to all of the applied arts while Symbolism was dramatically different – artists defining their art with dramatic emotions rather than story telling. Among the developments of the period; posters became a fine art medium for the first time. The activity for this lesson is designing a decorative initial in the Art Nouveau style.

    Help is available for the young artist (and/or his teacher). The KnoodleU.com website (book purchaser is entitled to access) contains tutorials, resources, tips, quizzes and even mid-term exams. Use of the DK book, Art, is suggested to augment the lessons and provide additional visuals (there's some nudity in the DK book and the author addresses this question helpfully and cautiously). A very helpful timeline that includes world events, art events, art projects and the BF book list is provided.

    Easily a stand-alone art class – or more by just adding the BF books as read alongs, this a perfect complement to the entire Beautiful Feet course and will provide the student with an excellently rounded-out history/humanities course. 65 pgs, spiral-bound ~ Janice

  • Item #: 050630
    ISBN: 9781569763445
    Retail: $18.95
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    People have been curious about the lay of the land for thousands of years. Children are naturally curious about the world around them. This book brings the world to your child through very readable narrative and activities they can try with a friend or teacher. The author is enthusiastic and encourages kids to use their imagination to really explore maps and charts of their city, state and beyond. There are many pictures and of course lots of maps in this black and white book. Several experiments for kids to do like putting the four-color theory to the test and measuring the slope of a hill are all very doable and practical. You learn how maps have been made through the centuries and where place names come from. I got so many ideas for unit studies from this book: geology, geography, climate, war history (the Mason-Dixon line for example,) civil engineering, railroads, western expansionism, sailing, or simply planning a vacation. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 049862
    ISBN: 9781510708471
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 049812
    ISBN: 9781425815530
    Retail: $14.99
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  • Item #: 049811
    ISBN: 9781425815523
    Retail: $14.99
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