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  • Item #: 002640
    ISBN: 9780894554414
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    ISBN: 9780894554407
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  • Item #: 056793
    ISBN: 9781615382699
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    Manuscript Copybook III and Copybook Cursive: Scriptures & Poems are the exact same book; the only difference is that one is in manuscript and one is in cursive. The lesson plans are the same, no m atter which book you decide to use. 

  • Item #: 070903
    ISBN: 9781683370246
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    This unique book lets you decide what happens next by choosing your own path. Will you learn how to hula dance or help a lost dog?

  • Item #: 007752
    ISBN: 9781939814470
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    The Printing Power Plus Workbook Set includes the Printing Power workbook, plus a new workbook, Kick Start Cursive. In Kick Start Cursive, students learn beginning cursive using Handwriting Without Tears' simple, continuous strokes. It provides gentle instruction and practice to ease the transition into the Grade 3 program. The 2nd Grade Teacher's Guide includes a short chapter on Kick Start Cursive, if you decide to use it.

  • Item #: 027746
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    There are so many puzzle games around, it's difficult to find one that stands out from the pack. IQ Twist differs from the rest in several regards – its simplicity, its small size, and its originality. To play, you decide which of the 100 puzzles you want to do, and fit pegs into the board to match that puzzle. Then you try to fit all the twisty puzzle pieces onto the board and over the pegs– matching the color of the piece to the peg it fits over, of course. Each puzzle has only one solution, making some of them downright impossible. An excellent travel game, and a great way to boost IQ and spatial reasoning. ~ Mark

  • Item #: 026904
    ISBN: 9781941383216
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    Stand-alone Latin supplement, Olim series component, or vocabulary program? You decide! This efficient little workbook designed to increase vocabulary retention can be used alongside the Once Upon a Time (Olim in Latin) Latin reading program. Or, it could be used alongside any Latin program. Lastly, it could be used just to increase vocabulary. Impressive in its simplicity and its ease of use, the whole world of derivatives (English words that are derived from Latin roots) is accessed. As the author says, "Studying Latin is hard, but this book is not!"

    There are fifteen lessons in Derivatives Book I, each with ten Latin root words (all Latin words are from the Olim Readers) and their meanings. Usually 2-3 derivatives are provided for each root, but sometimes there are as many as 8-10. Lesson exercises are spread over two weeks and include the following: tracing the Latin and English words, choosing the right word to fill in the blank, matching, a story with blanks, multiple choice questions, a write-your-own story exercise, and, lastly a crossword or wordsearch puzzle. A pronunciation guide precedes the lessons, and a complete answer key is included in the back. 143 pgs. pb ~ Janice

  • Item #: 021864
    ISBN: 9780316236737
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    Maybe your dad read this book as he was deciding on his career path. Yes, it’s been around that long! However, as is often the case, it’s become a classic and the information is just as valuable now as it was then – and just as current since it’s been continually revised and updated (now in its 4th edition). The basic plan sounds rather simple – determine your personality type and then find a career path that allows you to “work” from your strengths. Result: that glorious sense of “you mean they pay me to do this?” Reality may be just a little more convoluted but this book will walk you through each step. Using the Briggs Myers personality types (E/I; S/I; T/F; J/P in four letter combinations) and tweaking them for career functions, while factoring in the season of life. Then all of this is applied via profiles to different career categories. The benefit of a book like this is the insights one can glean into oneself and, more importantly, how those insights might be applied. The book concludes by giving its reader the opportunity to prepare a personality profile and to create a personal career plan. Very worthwhile stuff. 384 pgs, pb Janice

  • Item #: 001888
    ISBN: 9780689806230
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    The lyrical text and high spirited illustrations will take you and your child into a day in the life of Jesse Bear. Jesse is a young bear that has to decide what he will wear in the morning, the afternoon and the night. You will be surprised to find out what he wears isn't always what you think it will be! With simple sentences and repetitive use of simple words, this is a great book for beginning readers while also being a wonderful bedtime story.

  • Item #: 009569
    ISBN: 9780684839561
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    One thing homeschoolers may miss out on is career testing. The individual career counseling tests that I have seen tend to approach choosing a career on the basis of an individual's values, interests, and perceived aptitudes. I know this is true of one particular Christian organization's career placement service and was also true of the test that was previously supplied in College Majors and Careers (before revision removed it). However, Discover What You're Best At contends with this type of testing. Author Linda Gale points out that it doesn't matter how much you would like to do a certain job if you don't have the ability to do it. It's important that you first select a career that you have the aptitude for. You may not have the particular skills required today (you may have to learn or train for them), but you at least need the potential, or aptitude, for it. No amount of self-examination or self-evaluation can be as objective or realistic as aptitude testing. We tend to color our perception of our abilities according to our desires or, often, we just have a much higher (or lower) opinion of our abilities than is actually warranted. The author relays a story about a young man who was very determined to be a mechanical engineer. When he took this battery of aptitude tests, he scored extremely low on both the mechanical and numerical tests, indicating that pursuing a career in this field would be a struggle for him. As it turned out, his father was a mechanical engineer and both father and son strongly desired that this young man follow in his father's footsteps. Apparently, this was so ingrained in the young man that he never realized his abilities lay elsewhere. After testing and some additional career counseling, he decided to switch his career goals.

    The battery of six tests in this revised book are the National Career Aptitude System tests that have been administered for over twenty years, with apparent success. Only slight changes to the tests have been made over the years, mostly in response to changing technology. And, no, you don't have to pay a lot of money to send them off to be scored for you. The timed tests are self-scoring. Unlike those other career placement tests, this test actually helps you to identify clusters of careers that would fit your aptitudes. Once your tests are scored, you can determine which clusters best define your abilities; then you can scan the list of careers in those clusters. Over 1,100 specific careers are listed and described briefly, along with the clusters they belong in. If you see a career that interests you by cluster, you then look it up in the career listings. Often, these are followed by compatible clusters that you may want to refer back to for additional career choices. At this point, you should consider how well each career fits with your value system, since this will play a major factor in your job satisfaction. This book does provide a list of job-related values to help you identify what your priorities are. You will probably want to find out more about the specifics of each likely job to determine how well it will meet your needs. To this end, the book closes with information about job search and career information sites available on the web, so you can become better informed about your career choices and even apply for a job!

    This will be a very helpful tool for high schoolers unsure of a college major, for those seeking a job right out of high school, and for parents seeking to return to the job market or considering a change in their careers.

  • Item #: 024976
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    The bright colors of this bookmark highlight suggestions like "Think about what the details tell you," "Compare the text to other texts…," "Decide if what you read was important to you," etc.
  • Item #: 002233
    ISBN: 9780394806693
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    Sometimes what you think you need is something you already have. In this story, bear notices how beat-up his hat looks and decides to go to the hat store to find a new one. When he gets there, it turns out to be more difficult than he thought to find exactly what he is looking for.

  • Item #: 047216
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    One of my favorite kits from this company, this one provides all the materials for you to create five beautiful Christmas ornaments. It includes five durable cardboard ornament shapes (with hangers), patterned and solid tissue paper, sponge brushes, glaze, ribbon, and an ideas/instruction sheet. When crafters have decided on a design, instructions are provided for decoupaging the ornament shapes. I can almost imagine the lovely results!

  • Item #: 017133
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      Forge your way to be the first to secure the most valuable treasure in this strategy game that changes each time you play it. Everyone starts with an identical game board set up and receives their jungle path tiles in the same order, but each player decides where to place the tiles on their individual game board and when to move their adventurers towards one of the long lost temples, collecting gold and gems as they go. 2-4 players, playing time is 40 minutes.

  • Item #: 018967
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    In PicWits, each of the 4+ players are dealt several picture cards at the beginning of the game, while the judge for the round plays a caption card. Players then pick a picture from their hand and place it with the caption, attempting to make it funny, realistic, or absolutely ridiculous. The judge then decides whose captioned image they like best (which may be influenced by how convincing the players can be), and that player scores. A new judge is selected at the beginning of the round, and play continues. Play your cards right and keep your wits about you!
  • Item #: 033504
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    Can't decide on a color? This set features a detachable LED illuminator which cycles through all the colors of the rainbow. You can also stop the illuminator on your favorite color just by touching the sensor on the side, or turn it off completely by touching the sensor for two seconds. Who thought clear gel with ant tunnels could be so pretty?

  • Item #: 038178
    ISBN: 9781930900677
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    When the pasha of Egypt wanted to make friends with the king of France, he decided to give him a gift. But what do you give to a king who already has everything? Why, a giraffe, of course! Based on an incredible, true story, this delightful book follows the long journey of the first giraffe to ever live in Europe as she sails to southern France and then walks the 400 miles to Paris. Written by Nancy Milton and illustrated by Roger Roth. 30 pages, hard cover with a paper jacket. – Rachel
  • Item #: 016535
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    For those game nights when you can't decide between a word game and a strategy game: choose both with this winner of the Mensa Select board game award. Build your alphabet empire by using any of the cards in your hand or in the community pool to spell out a word (the longer the better) worth coins and stock. As the game progresses, buy patents to unlock special privileges and earn royalties during other players' turns. Create the most valuable alphabet empire to win the game! 2-5 players, playing time 30-45 minutes.

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 062148
    ISBN: 9781843797708
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    In Tormod the Troll’s mountain, they only listen to one song. He loves music, so he decides to go looking for more! He gets very far away from home only to discover an orchestra! What’s an orchestra? Don’t worry, you can very easily follow along with the included CD. Simply pop it in and listen with Tormod as he is introduced to every instrument in the orchestra. Soon, you’ll be able to tell the difference between a clarinet and an oboe, and you’ll help Tormod get back to his mountain! A fun way to learn all the parts of an orchestra. 63 hardcover pages with a 37-track CD. – Laura

  • Item #: 040064
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    Kids have loved this classic game of making and spending money for generations. Players make money every month, but often (as in real life) you end up spending it just as fast (on bills, recreation, food, and more)! The game board looks like a calendar, and each day has a bill to pay or money earned. Roll the dice to see what day you land on and try to make it through the month without too many bills. The person with the most money left at the end of the month (or however months you decide to play) is the winner. Includes game board, 4 tokens, 1 red die, 17 deal cards, 35 mail cards, loan record pad, money, and rules. 2-4 players.

  • Item #: 064547
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       Higher quality watercolors with rich hues, these 5 ml tube paints by Pentel® are a joy to use. The dramatic hues glide across the page and blend nicely creating rich works of art. Even light washes maintain their bright pigments without looking greyed, so a little bit goes a long way. The acid-free watercolors can be used again and again, even after they dry on a palette, just add water. With 24 colors, you can start painting right out of the tube without much mixing colors. But if you decide to create your own custom colors, squeeze a little on a plate and mix away without fears of muddying your paints like pan watercolors! ~ Emily

  • Item #: 054978
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    This "simple" attribute game will keep you focused! The object of the game is to be the first to complete a row of 4 hex tiles having the same attribute while keeping your opponent(s) from doing the same. It will take some critical thinking to decide where NOT to play each tile! Each tile contains 1 each of 3 attributes color, shape and size. With only 28 tiles, it shouldn't be that tough to keep track of the patterns, right? 2 to 6 players can enjoy this visually-challenging strategy game, which takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.

  • Item #: 045678
    ISBN: 9781633260894
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      This beautiful hardcover journal can be your daily companion as you take your walk through the Bible. How many times have you started reading through the Bible and forgotten where you left off, or wish you could remember some of your quiet thoughts while reading. This journal offers you daily reading to be checked off as you read from your own Bible and space to write down your prayers, thoughts, and inspirations. The pages begin with January 1 and end with December 31; there are two days per page. The pages aren’t assigned days of the week or even a specific year, so they are ready for use when you decide to get started. This would make a thoughtful gift for someone else or for you! It’s always a good time to get started in the Word! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 017114
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       Think chess meets adventure. Between randomly shuffled cards that determine the placement of tiles and deciding how far and in which direction to move your multiple figures forward across the game board, this game is different each time it’s played! Use the tiles you’ve accumulated to battle fog creatures as you encounter them and collect companions and gold to help you on your quest. But watch out for the water sprite who can take your figures and their companions out of play for the rest of the game! Two alternate scenarios are also included with additional rules to make the game more challenging. 2-4 players, playing time 45 minutes.

  • Item #: 014868
    ISBN: 9780312349721
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    The warm hues in these magnificent illustrations bring this collection alive. Read about Moses the Cat, the Little Lost Lamb named Smudge and other funny stories from James Herriot's veterinarian practice in Yorkshire, England. Your children might decide that they want to be vets too! This treasury is hardbound and comes with a beautiful dustcover. You and your children will store up precious memories as you sit together and read James Herriot's captivating stories. This amazing collection is also available in an unabridged audio CD format, with the wonderful stories read aloud by the famed voice of Jim Dale. Comes on two CDs with a total running time of 1.5 hours. ~ Genevieve

  • Item #: 058437
    ISBN: 9781452127842
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    "Your dog has decided to learn a language. Convince him why French would be a good idea." If you're struggling for ideas to get kids started with creative writing, look no further. This book contains fun prompts (1-3 per page) on a variety of subjects as well as space for responses. Pages are not numbered, thus encouraging the teachers or students to flip through until something strikes their fancy. Use as a supplement to a creative writing study, a great activity for the imaginative child, or an encouragement for creative thinking. - Laura

  • Item #: 060809
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    What could be more beautiful than a stunning flower crown – that you designed and made yourself! This delightful kit includes bud branches, fabric leaf garland, gold glitter paint, and lots of fake flower and berry bunches to create four flower crowns. Simply pick a bud branch, add flowers and berry bunches to it by twisting the wires around the branch, and add leaf garland and some gold glitter if you wish. Then decide how you want your crown to sit (on top of your head, low around your forehead, etc.) and twist the wires together for the desired size. Keep all your designs to coordinate with different clothes or give away some crowns to friends or favorite toys or dolls!
  • Item #: 044964
    ISBN: 9780878135950
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    Can you imagine how confusing it would have been for Jews to discern who Jesus was? There was Jesus performing miracles and fulfilling prophecies, but the religious leaders who have directed your life say that Jesus is a traitor. It couldn't have been easy, especially for people who never met him. Eli, a young Jewish man has never seen Jesus, but he hears many, many stories. Just when Eli thinks there may be something special about Jesus, he learns of his death and supposed resurrection. Torn between those who follow Jesus and others who hate him, Eli must search his heart and decide for himself who Jesus is. By Rebecca Martin, 198 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 024089
    ISBN: 9780670878550
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       I loved reading this book to my own children when they were young! Such a great lesson on making the best of what you have. Joseph had an old worn, long coat, so he decided to make it into a shorter jacket. When that wore out, he adapted and made it into a vest. The book goes on until Joseph has only enough of his old coat to cover a button. When he loses the button…spoiler alert! I loved the little cut-outs in the pages that show the progression from coat to button. The illustrations are bright and cheerful. Authored & illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Simms Taback. 32 pgs, hc. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 027209
    ISBN: 9781681620091
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    There are events in the history of any nation upon which fate (or destiny?) is decided. In America's history, the purchase of a vast tract of land more than doubling her current size was one of those events. Countless times the purchase hung in the balance. Except for its known ending, this tale of political machinations, intriguing personalities, and unbelievable twists of what some might call fate and others providence would be a breathless thriller and you would be sitting on the edge of your seat. You might anyway! Go beyond the historical facts – meet the key players and live with them through the events that changed America. 186 pgs, hb. ~ Janice