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  • Item #: 032327
    ISBN: 9780486441337
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

    An unabridged republication of Allen French's The Story of Rolf and the Viking's Bow, this novel is just as captivating to readers as it was over a hundred years ago. Rolf must avenge his father's death in ancient Iceland, where pagan warriors battle Christian fighters in the early years of Christianity. Justice, friendship, and adventure make this book great for younger readers.154 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 062895
    ISBN: 9781589978546
    Retail: $19.97
    Rainbow Price: $14.25
  • Item #: 012313
    ISBN: 9781887840415
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.75

    Sigurd is a young boy who lived during the time of the ancient Vikings. He is expected to be adventuresome and rugged, so his father teaches him to be courageous and strong. Sigurd has heard of Wineland, a land far across the sea, and he longs to go there himself. Finally, his father permits him to set sail on a voyage to the land. The trip is long and perilous, and Sigurd will need to summon all his father has taught him to make it through the journey alive. Black and white sketches illustrate the book. 118 pgs. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 019474
    ISBN: 9781893103412
    Retail: $32.95
    Rainbow Price: $25.95

    Perhaps this text was part of my elementary education. The timing fits – and it would explain why the events lovingly memorialized in this publication are still firmly planted in my memory. First published in 1955 and now republished by Beautiful Feet, utilizing the historical accuracy and storytelling ability of Earl Schenck Miers and the amazing illustrations of James Daugherty (full-color, inked drawings), this book takes the reader through tales of adventure, heroism, and patriotism. From Leif's Viking boat explorations of the northeastern coastline to the atom bomb's close to the second World War, you will read about everything in between – explorers, founders, soldiers, adventurers, settlers, inventors, statesmen, educators, and many more – in the fifty stories that make up this 315 pg, paperback book. A worthy addition to your home library or ideal for any literature-based history course or unit study, the author himself sums up its scope: "…everywhere signs of the greatness of God. It is indeed the one truth in which we all believe. It is indeed our richest heritage." ~ Janice

  • Item #: 006212
    ISBN: 9780140303353
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    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 #: 000656
    ISBN: 9780140324648
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    Set in 13th century England, this Newbery Award winner tells of the adventures of Adam, the 11 year old son of a minstrel, as he travels around Southern England. He begins the journey with his father and his faithful cocker spaniel, Nick. However, when an unscrupulous minstrel steals his dog, Adam tries to recover him, losing track of his father in the process. This leaves 11-year old Adam alone on the roads to take care of himself, using his harp and minstrel skills to gain food and shelter as he seeks his lost puppy and father. 317 pgs.

  • Item #: 004035
    ISBN: 9780140384284
    Retail: $7.99
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    You will meet young Addie Mackenzie in 1854 as she takes you on the adventure of her life from eight years old until the time people refer to her as "Old Addie Deal." Addie's family was very well off until her father lost everything in a bad investment. While Addie dreams of having her old life back, she passes up the opportunity and chooses a life of a pioneer. Addie endures the hard times of frontier life and raises her children to pursue the ambitions that were once her own. 251 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 012240
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    This fun and easy program is guaranteed to improve your typing ability. It is organized into lessons, tests, and practice material. "Next Step" lessons put you in command of the keyboard, and you use proven teaching methods, such as double and repetitive key-stroking to learn faster. It includes 10-key techniques and instructions for a split or standard keyboard. 3-D graphical hands help guide the student. Tests reinforce the skills that are practiced and provide a measurement of progress. These timed tests provide levels of advancement and make it fun by providing colorful photos and music. After completing any of the typing material, you get immediate feedback on your speed and accuracy with charts and graphs that allow you to see your progress and identify your weak areas. Multimedia presentations on the CD-ROM include the "History of Typing," which gives you a new perspective of the invention and development of typing and teaches the best hand and sitting positions. One of the awesome features on this CD-ROM is something called the Magazine Rack. It includes material from over 300 books, short stories, and articles that you can use to practice your typing with. Also, an Internet site has been designed for this product. New lessons, tests, special exercises, additional articles, and practice material are available to download when you want to use it. My favorite part of this program is the Virtual Adventures section. In this section, you can choose from ten fun games to improve your keyboard or 10-key skills. You have to type quickly and correctly to succeed in these fun games that make you forget you are improving your skills. The games include Sea Adventure, Flotsam Fighter II, Xtreme Typing, Gone Fishin', The Wild West, Tomb Typer, Cliffhanger, Diamond Glider, Typer Shark, and Erik the Viking. This program is for anyone who wants to improve their typing skills and doesn't mind having some fun along the way. Please note that this software comes in a paper sleeve, not a box. Minimum system requirements (Windows ONLY): Windows 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, or 98; 50 MB RAM; 580 MB Hard drive space. Rachel S.

  • Item #: 006211
    ISBN: 9780140319293
    Retail: $8.99
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    A story of intrigue and romance against the backdrop of Ancient Egypt. Mara, a high-spirited slave, unwittingly becomes a spy - not once, but twice! Caught in the middle of two forceful contenders for the throne and control of Egypt, Mara faces adventure and danger.

  • Item #: 067604
    ISBN: 9780712356435
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.25

  • Item #: 064546
    ISBN: 9780451471130
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.82

    This classic board book tells the story of Corduroy’s adventure at the laundromat and his search for a pocket to put on his overalls. When the laundromat closes, Corduroy gets left behind and spends an eventful night by himself. When his friend Lisa comes back for him the next morning, she gives him a very special gift. 6.5”x 5”. ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 055511
    ISBN: 9781596382152
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    Cynwulf lives as an outcast to Viking society for being half Viking/half Saxon, but things take a turn for the worse when he is accused of murder. Now he must face trial while trying to prove his innocence. This well-written historical fiction will take you on an adventure of twists and turns through Viking culture and an engaging mystery you won’t want to put down. 190 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 048938
    ISBN: 9780794524005
    Retail: $10.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.44

    Reading through this Usborne book made me want to take a few vacation days and go explore someplace exotic. It highlights some of the most popular or influential explorers from ancient to current times. It shares their exciting stories in a concise but captivating way, showing the supplies they needed, hardships endured, reasons for their travels, how their trips made history, and more. The text itself is fascinating, but the illustrations really make the book stand out. There are cartoon drawings and profiles of the explorers with speech bubbles displaying things they said or wrote, photographs or reproductions of famous vessels, tools, etc. used in exploration, colorful maps, and scenes of impressive things explorers discovered. Small text boxes share especially interesting information, captions are descriptive and informational, and the text is engaging. Starting with the ancient Egyptian adventurer Harkhuf, who traveled to a place called Yam to bring back precious treasures to the king of Egypt, the book continues through explorers such as the ancient Greek Pytheas, Vikings like Leif Ericsson, the Italian traveler Marco Polo, the Muslim explorer Ibn Battuta who covered 75,000 miles across Africa, the 15th Century Chinese adventurer Zheng He who explored the lands around China for the emperor and spread the word that China was in charge, Portuguese sailors who explored the African west coast looking for a way to Asia, Christopher Columbus and other adventurers who explored/invaded the New World, and Ferdinand Magellan's trip around the world. The scientific aspects of later explorations are also covered, like Captain Cook's mapping of the coast of Canada, and then attempting a scientific expedition to the Pacific Ocean; nature-lover and German-born Alexander von Humboldt who studied the plants and wildlife of South American jungles; Lewis and Clark's remarkable adventure across North America; Dr. Livingstone's missionary efforts in Africa; British officer Charles Stuart who explored the Australian outback; and even more current Antarctic adventures and races. Ocean and space exploration are touched on lightly. Obviously, a wide range of explorers and explorations are covered, so this is a perfect introductory book for kids and a good way to get them to see the excitement and adventure of exploring. By Anna Claybourne, 104 pages, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 036308
    ISBN: 9780802431165
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.50

    An unabridged reproduction of the book originally published in 1904, this story tells about the interaction between two feuding families in Iceland at the time when Christianity and its moral principles were first spreading to the area. Based on Icelandic sagas, the story is full of adventure, heroism, deception, tragedy, and ultimately honor and forgiveness. Focusing mostly on the life of Rolf, the story tells of how he grows in courage and manliness, even as his father is murdered, he is driven from his home, forced to become a servant, faces many unfair cruelties, and eventually rises above it all to avenge his father's death. A classic about the Viking and Icelandic era. By Allen French, 252 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 028127
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.96

    Includes a bucket house/station building (with a lid that can be used as a parking lot), 12 pieces of track, 2 ramps, 1 helicopter, 1 vehicle, 3 traffic signs and 2 working stop bars.

  • Item #: 009078
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $4.99

    The tiara set comes with four die-cut cardstock tiaras with hook-and-loop enclosures: purple, pink, shimmering gold and holographic silver. There are 41 shiny gem stickers, 41 textured glitter stickers, 79 precut decorative shapes (all very glamorous) and 100 small sticky foam squares for attaching these cut outs to your tiara. We tested these out on the children here and I thought they might have trouble with the little peel/stick foam stickers, but they did just fine! The colors are all purples, pinks, blue, yellow, silver & gold. Get a few sets for a birthday party and you have an activity and a take-home all in one! You could even add more sticky gems/stickers (flowers, butterflies, fairies, etc) and put them all out on a table for each child to really get creative!

  • Item #: 009061
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.20

    The hats set includes pirate, jester, king and Viking cardstock hats with hook-and-loop fasteners. You get 34 shiny decal stickers, 39 textured glitter stickers, 80 precut decorative shapes and 200 sticky foam squares. The attachments here all have a decidedly boyish feel and match the themes of the hats themselves. If you are doing a birthday party, you could mix the sets and let kids devise some really fun creations: a pirate tiara or a Viking with butterflies! These would be fun in an Easter basket or as a Christmas gift, too.

  • Item #: 006229
    ISBN: 9781883937010
    Retail: $15.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.25
    Christianity has recently come to Iceland, but it is a time of transition between old customs and Jesus' teachings. Rolf's father puts the value of human life ahead of ill-gotten gain, a decision that ultimately costs him his life and caused Rolf to be unjustly outlawed. The tale describes Rolf's response to this injustice. 240 pages, paperback.
  • Item #: 005660
    ISBN: 9781429656399
    Retail: $6.95
    Rainbow Price: $5.95
  • Item #: 004203
    ISBN: 9780141321097
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    Includes a short biography but no introduction; 386 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 003522
    ISBN: 9781619303201
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $10.95
  • Item #: 003354
    ISBN: 9780141312422
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    An account of Sam's adventures as he lives alone on his grandfather's mountain for a year. Sam lives in the trunk of a tree, catches and trains a falcon, and makes his own clothing.