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  • Item #: 000167
    ISBN: 9781506400105
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    An excellent mapbook and companion to the Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History, the atlas contains a brief introduction, 30 maps, a gazetteer, key locations, and Biblical references to events for each major historical period in the history of Israel. 32 pp, sc.

  • Item #: 007300
    ISBN: 9780440402831
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    1950 Newbery Medal winner. Set in medieval England, a young boy named Robin desires to learn the ways of knighthood, but falls ill and loses the use of his legs. A kindly monk shows him how even someone who cannot walk is needed.

  • Item #: 021084
    ISBN: 9781629820507
    Retail: $39.95
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  • Item #: 013786
    ISBN: 9780440406945
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    Newly expanded edition includes an exclusive behind the scenes look at the book's creation, a biography of the life and work of Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire, sketches from the authors' personal notebooks and photos from their family album.

    Golden fleece, titans, and muses, oh my! This is a very thorough collection of ancient Greek myths accompanied by artful pencil drawings in color and black and white.

    Starting with Gaea and Uranus (Earth and sky), stories are chronological to the Titans, Zeus and his descendants. Supporting characters are also given their due. Children will read about Hera, Hades, Persephone, Pandora, Centaurs, Orpheus, the Gorgon, King Midas, Oedipus, and more.

    The tales are written for children to understand. Add this book to a unit study of ancient Greece, the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Mediterranean region, or even as a study of ancient religions. Compare their beliefs with modern ones. ~Sara

  • Item #: 008848
    ISBN: 9780198324003
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  • Item #: 006692
    ISBN: 9780195327168
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    English, Spanish, Dutch, and other Settlements.

  • Item #: 006212
    ISBN: 9780140303353
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    When a young Egyptian boy is orphaned, his life changes. Although he has always desired to become an apprentice to the goldsmith in whose shop he works, his half-brother, now his guardian, apprentices him to the stone cutters instead. The mystery begins as he learns a secret that may explain his half-brother's seemingly unearned wealth...

  • Item #: 003618
    ISBN: 9780753468753
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    We looked at several different alternatives before selecting this volume as a basic world history reference book. As with any secular product, we contend with the "dating" problems (the book dates the beginning of history at 40,000 B.C.), and evolutionary references. However, the book is an excellent reference with many outstanding features:

    • It's all in one book (491 pgs) making it a handy reference for studies of any and all time periods.
    • The paper is nice and thick, designed to tolerate years of "wear and tear".
    • Chronologically-arranged and cross- referenced articles.
    • Over 2000 colorful illustrations, including photographs and charts as well as annotated maps.
    • A handy reference section at the back of the book that has lists of national leaders throughout history; wars; and explorations/discoveries.
    • The comprehensive indexing makes it easy to quickly find the information or related articles you need.

    This book replaced the old Kingfisher Illustrated History of the World a number of years ago. Although similar, there are some differences in this new book. Curriculums that refer to the original book may not correspond exactly to the replacement version. We think this will be a volume you will use again and again, not just for world history studies, but for unit studies of all kinds.

  • Item #: 034317
    ISBN: 9781930953741
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    31 biographies including Attila the Hun, Mohammed, Charlemagne, Egbert the Saxon, Canute the Great, Louis IX, Marco Polo, Henry V, and Gutenberg. The book starts with a section on the gods of the Teutons. 207 pgs, pb
  • Item #: 013779
    ISBN: 9780064471190
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  • Item #: 013086
    ISBN: 9781936648269
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  • Item #: 011984
    ISBN: 9780553256697
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    A family sympathetic to the Jews does what it can to help during Hitler's reign of terror. The famous testimony of the faith of Corrie Ten Boom and her sister as they endure the cruelty and hardships of living in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

  • Item #: 006634
    ISBN: 9780195327151
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    The arrival and life of the American Indians.

  • Item #: 004943
    ISBN: 9780446574754
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    The New York Times Book Review called it "at once a reference book and a book which may be read for stimulation and pleasure." Edith Hamilton has done a marvelous job in compiling and retelling these tales of so long ago. From the gods of Olympus in the Greek tradition and the gods of Rome they inspired, to the stories of love and adventure, of war and heroes, and of families and royalty, this book covers it all. In fact, it also includes myths of lesser importance, myths of extreme brevity, and the myths of the Norsemen. An incredible resource that has been in use for more than sixty years, its content is timeless. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 004150
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  • Item #: 046222
    ISBN: 9780802860606
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    This classic work by George MacDonald takes the reader on an adventure into fairyland, a place where you will confront tree spirits, travel to the fairy queen's palace, and search for the spirit of the earth. Includes an introduction by C.S. Lewis, who was heavily influenced by MacDonald's work. 185 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 040870
    ISBN: 9780345407276
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    For most of us the Battle of Gettysburg is a historical event, something mentioned in the history books because of the great loss of life and the effect it had on the Civil War. However, it is so much more than that. "Bright futures, untested innocence, and pristine beauty were also the casualties of war." This historical novel will bring you face to face with the men and their character, thoughts, and hopes. Illustrated with maps at various points to show the changing lines of the two armies, this book by Michael Shaara gives a full account of the battle. 374 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 040739
    ISBN: 9780140432046
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    Edmund Burke wrote this classic during the early months of the French Revolution in 1790. Not only did it predict with great accuracy many of the worst excesses of the Revolution, it is today regarded as a classic statement of conservative political thought. In the book he attacks the Revolution's negative attitudes towards institutions like religion and property and makes a strong case for upholding established political customs. An 80 page introduction by Conor Cruise O'Brien examines the political situation in England and Ireland and how it influenced Burke's point of view and also highlights the significance and popularity of the book. 406 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 040719
    ISBN: 9780140447576
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  • Item #: 040067
    ISBN: 9780802864994
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    Early in the 20th century, life was changing in many ways, from the greater mobility afforded by the automobile to the belief that, through science, man could achieve almost anything. Communism was transformed from a social theory to a form of government. The Christian church faced an ideological challenge called liberalism that challenged some of the tenets of orthodox Protestantism. This 1923 book by J. Gresham Machen defends the orthodox view on the topics of God, man, the Bible, Jesus Christ, salvation and the church. 158 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 034287
    ISBN: 9781930710658
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  • Item #: 034285
    ISBN: 9781930710641
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  • Item #: 033630
    ISBN: 9781930953826
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    30 biographies starting with Romulus ending with Constantine and including the Tarquins, Horatius, Cincinnatus, Regulus, Cato, Marius, Cicerto, and Titus. The book concludes with a short section on the end of the Western Empire. 157 pgs, pb
  • 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 #: 015703
    ISBN: 9781936648412
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  • Item #: 012231
    ISBN: 9780064409391
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  • Item #: 012136
    ISBN: 9780312644291
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    In A.D. 119, the Ninth Roman Legion marched north into the wilds of Britain and disappeared without a trace, along with their symbol of honor, an eagle emblem. Fifteen years later, Marcus, the son of the unit's commander, embarks on a quest to recover the lost eagle emblem, which is also a more personal symbol of his family's honor. With an authentic historical background and memorable characters, this adventurous story is sure to entertain. 294 pgs. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 011762
    ISBN: 9780152162801
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    This fictitious tale is set in Ancient Rome. Caius, Rufus, Antonius, Mucius, Flavius, Julius, and Publius are students in the finest grammar school in all of Rome. Only wealthy patricians can afford to send their sons to this school, so these seven are the entire class. One day Cauis begins to irritate Rufus, and Rufus retaliates by writing "Cauis is a dumbbell" on his writing tablet and hanging it up at the front of the classroom. This leads to a scuffle, which their teacher soon dissolves. Rufus is sent home, and the boys are subdued. The next day arrives with a string of mysteries. Neither Rufus nor Cauis come to school, but an even bigger problem is that the teacher isn't there! This has never happened before. The remaining students find him tied up in his closet, his house ransacked. It appears that the burglar took only some mathematic books, unimportant pictures, and Rufus's writing tablet. When the boys go to visit Rufus, they find the words "Cauis is a dumbbell" written in red paint on the temple wall. Rufus claims he is innocent and his handwriting was forged, but his classmates discover that he was out all night long, with no good alibi. Now Rufus has been arrested, and it's up to his six friends to find out who is behind all the mysteries before Rufus is punished for desecrating the temple!

  • Item #: 011110
    ISBN: 9780060652937
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    C.S. Lewis' brilliantly insightful book about the activity of the devil's assistants as they endeavor to steer a person onto and along the path of destruction. Through letters received from an uncle, we see how the battle the evil tempter Wormwood is fighting unfolds. Also included in this book is the article Screwtape Proposes a Toast, in which Screwtape (the uncle sending the letters to Wormwood), as the guest of honor at the Tempters' Training College, is giving a speech about temptation and how it is used effectively. Though a work of fiction, this book is an encouragement to all Christians to stand firm against the temptation to sin and turn from the Cross. 209 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 008935
    ISBN: 9780394846996
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    Covers Egyptian history from earliest beginnings to conquest by Rome and contains biographical sketches of important figures in each chapter.