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  • Item #: 015278
    ISBN: 9780851513843
    Retail: $10.00
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    Join with a fictitious family as they embark on one of the most important and most well known voyages in United States history. Be there as they encounter hardship, danger, and excitement. Meet those people who were actually onboard when the ship made its crossing back in 1620 - Master Reynolds, John Howland, and William Butten. Witness also the incredible grace and blessing that the God bestowed on this boat load of Pilgrims. You guessed it, this is the true tale of the Mayflower's voyage, told as a story through the eyes of the Lovelace family. An enjoyable read for all ages. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 048820
    ISBN: 9780977678686
    Retail: $14.95
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    Subtitled "A Tale of the Times of Mohammed," this classic was first published in 1877. It takes readers back to the sixth century, where the Christian church has divided into many competing sects. Two Christian women are sold as slaves and each encounter a different religion that claims to be the true path to salvation. One of the slaves, Lollia, is taken back to Rome, where she struggles with Pope Gregory's teachings about purgatory. The other slave, Amina, travels with Mohammed's caravan back to Mecca. Amina attempts to share Christ with those around her, while Mohammed declares himself to be God's prophet and begins to convert people by persuasion or force. Eventually Lollia, Amina, and countless others must learn to escape the bondage of man-made religions and find salvation in Christ alone. Period illustrations, historical notes, and a list of important dates are included. By Emma Leslie. 272 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 070504
    ISBN: 9780760354391
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 046744
    ISBN: 9780792262763
    Retail: $6.95
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    This book does a marvelous job of recreating the trip to the New World on the Mayflower and showing exactly what it was like for the pilgrims. Using photographs taken aboard the Mayflower II (a true-to-life reproduction vessel built in 1957) with actors dressed in realist garb from the original voyage's era, the book shares the details of the journey. A little background on why the pilgrims were sailing, provisions they had to bring, delays and their eventual departure, the weather, various people who made the journey, the route taken and navigation of the time period, what daily life was like aboard the ship and special occurrences, how and where the pilgrims landed, and a little about what they did after they landed are all covered in an informative and interesting way. The accompanying photographs of the recreated journey really do bring the story to life and make it seem more real. This is an excellent supplement to your study of early American history and will really help students understand the details about this legendary voyage. By Plimoth Plantation (a living history museum that displays Mayflower II), 48 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 007797
    ISBN: 9780824959043
    Retail: $9.99
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    This book contains "Speeches, Documents, and Writings That Moved Our Country." Within the pages of this paperback book are familiar compositions such as Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address," and the "Declaration of Independence." However, there are also some less familiar compositions, such as George Washington's "Farewell Address," Franklin D. Roosevelt's "First Inaugural Address," and Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down this Wall" speech. There are many famous patriotic poems, songs, and prose recorded for you to reflect on and enjoy as well. After each inspiring piece is a short explanation of the circumstances and events that influenced the person writing the composition. The writings are also accompanied by historical paintings and photos that help visually tell our country's history. Overall, there is a lot of history packed into one small book. Unique and inspiring. 80 pgs. – elise

  • Item #: 036443
    ISBN: 9780875527482
    Retail: $12.99
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    Here's another great Mr. Pipes book by Douglas Bond. In this story, Annie, Drew, and Mr. Pipes are vacationing in Rome. They accidentally set sail on a schooner that takes them out of Rome and on many adventures as they follow the growth of the early Christian church. As the friends see the sights of Rome, explore catacombs, and sail from various locations, Mr. Pipes adds to the children's earlier lessons and teaches them all about hymns from the early centuries, when the Christian church was just beginning. Learn about the importance of true doctrine and real worship in hymns through a fun and adventurous story. With lyrics from real hymns scattered throughout the story and factual information about old Christian songs, this book is a entertaining way to learn about some of the first hymns – what they were about, who wrote them, and how they have endured all these years. 258 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 009190
    ISBN: 9781426301735
    Retail: $7.99
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  • Item #: 008609
    ISBN: 9781937529840
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.09

  • Item #: 000451
    ISBN: 9780486268446
    Retail: $9.95
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    A direct transcription of Columbus' logs, this is the best firsthand account of the first voyage to America and insight into the true personality Columbus.

  • Item #: 011395
    Retail: $39.99
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  • Item #: 049924
    ISBN: 9780761371298
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 010414
    ISBN: 9781442436527
    Retail: $7.99
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     Just after World War Two, President Truman and other politicians organized an effort to transport several of America’s founding documents by way of a special train. This initiative was known as the Freedom Train, and it sparked numerous rallies and patriotic gatherings in cities around the U.S., both big and small. It also sparked a fair amount of controversy, for the Freedom Train exhibitions were open to all Americans, regardless of race or religion. This novel tells the tale of two boys, one black and one white, who learn what true freedom really means as they work together to overcome injustice and racism when the Freedom Train visits their home town. The lessons they learn remind them and many others in the town of Atlanta that sometimes people need to stand up for what is right even when it is not popular. This book contains larger print and two black & white photos. 140 pgs, pb. ~ Mike 

  • Item #: 025934
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    The newest set contains 9 new cubes designed "to inspire epic adventure!" With images including a treasure chest, puzzle piece, cactus, secret formulas and more, these cubes would be fun to swap in with the original game or great on their own.

  • Item #: 013876
    ISBN: 9780545242530
    Retail: $14.99
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    The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl (Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859). Twelve-year-old Clotee has a wonderful secret: while fanning her master's son during his lessons, she has taught herself how to read. But literacy is dangerous for a slave girl, and she must guard her secret while using it to save herself and her friends.

  • Item #: 016105
    ISBN: 9780439369077
    Retail: $4.99
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    Secretly taught by his father to read and write, a nine-year-old slave keeps a diary but knows that he must hide it from his owner. In addition to recording life on a Kentucky farm in 1857, the journal traces the boy's flight to freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.

  • Item #: 031579
    ISBN: 9780486478814
    Retail: $5.99
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    While on a museum fieldtrip, Sam and Lisa are mysteriously sent back in time to an 8th century Viking ship.

  • Item #: 011195
    ISBN: 9781589975156
    Retail: $17.99
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    This amazing dramatic production of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's story is sure to encourage and challenge all who hear it. It is the true story of one man taking the hard road against Nazi tyranny in the face of many certain dangers because he was, "a Christian first and foremost, a German second." Approximatley 180 minutes. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 019616
    Retail: $13.50
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       When you can’t bring your room to the ocean, why not bring the ocean to your room?  This light and sound wallscape aims to do just that!  Inside the kit are 13 removable, photo quality wall decals, including a 24-inch dolphin, a sea turtle, starfish, coral, and several tropical fish, along with a light and sound projector to attach below the finished decals.  Once your child has finished decorating their ideal scene, the battery-powered projector can be activated, producing a water-effect lightshow and sea sounds.  The combination of the decals and the projector will turn your child’s bedroom wall into a true underwater seascape!  The decals are non-permanent and can be easily removed and replaced.  3 AA batteries are included to power the projector, as well as wall-mounting hardware for the projector and an instruction manual.

  • Item #: 000672
    ISBN: 9780876145050
    Retail: $9.99
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    Born a slave, Sojourner Truth suffered the fate which befell so many enslaved families - her family was separated and sold off and promises of freedom made to her were rescinded. She decided to claim her own freedom, but the journey from that point to get back her family and free other slaves, too, was long and difficult. 64 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 034965
    ISBN: 9780152051013
    Retail: $11.95
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    Betsy is entering the second grade in Back to School with Betsy, and she is still great friends with Billy. They are having a lot of fun together; yet they somehow manage to always get into trouble together, too!

  • Item #: 010181
    ISBN: 9780689864223
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    Students of the American struggle for liberty and independence will profit from this concise and colorful overview of the Revolutionary War era. The author skillfully provides important background information on the major battles and leading personalities from this historical period. In addition, the text includes personal anecdotes from soldiers and civilians, helpful maps, political cartoons, a useful timeline, as well as a wonderful collection of beautiful photos and illustrations. This volume provides readers with a greater appreciation for the struggles and triumphs of those who fought to make the American colonies a free and independent nation. 92 pgs, hc. Measures 10"x 10". ~ Mike

  • Item #: 025617
    ISBN: 9780689857454
    Retail: $6.99
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  • Item #: 039059
    ISBN: 9780531258293
    Retail: $8.95
    Rainbow Price: $4.92
  • Item #: 036845
    ISBN: 9780531124468
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.50
  • Item #: 027669
    ISBN: 9780590436281
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.25

    Harriet Tubman was born just plain Harriet, with no last name but a strong will that would one day carry her across the line to freedom. This book shares the story of Harriet's life, from her childhood spent working until she was as strong as any man, to her intense yearnings for freedom, and of her deep convictions which sent her back into slave country time and time again to lead others to freedom. An inspiring biography of courage and determination.

  • Item #: 034970
    ISBN: 9780152051600
    Retail: $7.99
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    An inspiring story of courage and character, this novel begins when David, a twelve year old boy who has lived all of his life in a concentration camp, is given the opportunity to escape. With only a few provisions, he struggles to reach Denmark, where he can have a new life of freedom. Besides this physical journey, David also embarks on a spiritual journey as he comes to realize his need for help and ultimately is shown the full grace of God. ~ Steph

  • Item #: 003332
    ISBN: 9781556525544
    Retail: $18.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.30

    This book combines a thorough explanation and account of the Underground Railroad with related hands-on activities for a wonderful study especially for kids. The book is divided into six chapters, each one covering a different aspect of the Underground Railroad. First, students learn about the passengers themselves - the slaves. Then, students will learn about the different roles of the people who ran the Railroad - the ticket agents and railroad operators, the conductors, the stationmasters, and the brakemen. The lives of the fleeing slaves depended upon all of these people, and each position was very dangerous. Lastly, students will read about the end of the line, when slavery was finally abolished. The text includes dozens of firsthand narratives from escaped slaves and abolitionists, as well as thirty brief biographies about people such as Harriet Tubman, William Still, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Pictures are interspersed throughout the book. As for the hands-on activities, these are found throughout the chapters and include writing and decoding secret messages, designing a hiding place, making homemade hoecakes, and learning to navigate by the North Star. 164 pgs. - Melissa

  • Item #: 068324
    ISBN: 9780829442885
    Retail: $33.26
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    Colorful, consumable worktext with a focus on basic skills. The early language skills are presented in a systematic manner: types of sentences, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, contractions, and antonym/synonym/homophone study. The writing chapters conclude with a writing workshop introducing a simplified version of the series’ writing process – prewriting, drafting, editing, revising, proofreading, and publishing – and covering some basic writing skills – personal narratives, friendly letters, how-to articles, descriptions, and book and research reports. These last two workshops are well –constructed although some might argue that it’s a little early for these particular skills.

  • Item #: 068322
    ISBN: 9780829442878
    Retail: $33.26
    Rainbow Price: $31.95

     Colorful, consumable worktext with a focus on basic skills. The early language skills are presented in a systematic manner: types of sentences, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, contractions, and antonym/synonym/homophone study. The writing chapters conclude with a writing workshop introducing a simplified version of the series’ writing process – prewriting, drafting, editing, revising, proofreading, and publishing – and covering some basic writing skills – personal narratives, friendly letters, how-to articles, descriptions, and book and research reports. These last two workshops are well –constructed although some might argue that it’s a little early for these particular skills.

  • Item #: 057382
    ISBN: 9781571108104
    Retail: $32.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.03

    It may sound like a book for your child, but it's not! It's a book for you as you teach your child (or, in the orientation of the book, as you teach a classroom of children). And, an amazing resource it is! In an effort to get beyond standards-inspired writing formulas, the author has identified characteristics of beyond-the-norm writing – motion, models, focus, detail, form, frames, cohesion, energy, words, and clutter – each becoming a chapter. His objective, then, is to teach the teacher how to teach. Chapters are determined to plunge you deep into the particular skills. Take, for instance, the chapter on Detail that covers these concepts: show rather than tell; come to your senses; share not-what-everybody-else-would-notice details; support with layers of facts; resources/quotes; select, summarize, expand/delete; and use grammatical structures to embed detail in your writing. These concepts are fleshed-out as teaching segments where the author gives you a step-by-step plan for presenting the concept to your students, including the use of lots of writing examples, organization charts, analysis, and suggested assignments. I particularly like the pithy, to-the-heart-of-the-issue quotes that he sprinkles into the sidebars.

    As you've probably guessed the author has well-defined ideas of what writing instruction is and isn't. His definition takes you way beyond formulas and test-preparation and into another realm – where writing is a transaction, a learned skill, freedom/power, and ignited passion. You'll want to come with him into that realm and you will definitely want your children to go there. The grade level (3-9) of this book is an interesting designation. With its obvious orientation of teaching the upper elementary and middle school teacher, I think it has other applications in the homeschool world. Obviously, moms teaching their own children or co-op classes will find much useful information and empowerment here. However, middle school or high school students could also profit from working their way through this book either independently or with a parent/mentor. I'm excited to imagine the wonderful writing that will be the result. 287 pgs, pb. ~ Janice