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Young Patriot Series

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  • Item #: 057055
    ISBN: 9781882859504
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 012048
    ISBN: 9780679848042
    Retail: $6.99
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    This fictitious novel tells the story of a patriot spy in the Revolutionary War. This spy shows incredible courage while trying to smuggle information to General Washington in a loaf of bread. To add to the suspense, this spy is just a young, timid girl named Ellen Toliver. When things don't go as planned and Ellen is shipped on a boat with British soldiers to a place far from her destination, she courageously continues. Throughout the many obstacles, Ellen wonders if she will ever get her message through or see her family again. ~ Rachel S.

  • 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 #: 010364
    ISBN: 9780764140211
    Retail: $6.99
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    Can you name the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution? What do they mean? This resource explains the Bill of Rights to young children. The first part of the book recounts the early history of our country, covering the Constitutional Convention, the three branches of government, and the enactment of the Constitution. Then it delves into the Bill of Rights. First, it briefly explains why Congress thought a Bill of Rights was necessary. Then it provides a short summary of each of the ten amendments. The text is very readable and gets the point across without overwhelming or boring its intended audience (not an easy task!) Simple two-color illustrations add visual interest. A glossary, index, and bibliography are included in the back. By Syl Sobel. 48 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 006789
    ISBN: 9780020420408
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  • Item #: 073694
    ISBN: 9781501156892
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071689
    ISBN: 9780531221686
    Retail: $7.95
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    This book blends together fiction and non-fiction, as we time travel back to the American Revolution with young, hip children who join in the historical event. Adventures ensue, and young readers will imagine they are transported back in time. Modern illustrations, simple timeline, maps, and illuminating sidebars provide a captivating look at life during the Revolutionary War. Helpful glossary included. 31 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 050369
    ISBN: 9780312665494
    Retail: $10.99
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    Ever wonder where the Treasure Islands are hiding in today's sorry lot of children's literature? If your children crave good, old-fashioned storytelling and a wild adventure, look no further than this series by Ted Bell which pits a young, patriotic hero against a band of pirates. Mix in a hearty dose of time travel, famous historical figures and set it all in the tumultuous backdrop of pre-World War II and whew, you are in for a wild ride. It all begins in 1939 on Graybeard Island, a small island strategically located in the English Channel between England and France. 12-year-old Nick McIver, his 6-year-old sister Kate, his WWI pilot father and his brave mother live in and man the island's lighthouse. In Nick of Time, Nick, his sister and his friends discover a German U-boat beneath the waters of their island. As they risk their lives to investigate further, Nick discovers a time machine in a chest belonging to his ancestor, Captain Angus McIver. In addition to the Nazi threat, he becomes the target of Billy Blood, a pirate who owns a twin time machine and travels through time capturing children and holding them for ransom. As Nick travels between his own time and 1805, he meets Captain McIver and Lord Nelson, commands a warship, tries to outwit Billy Blood, and attempts to rescue the captured children. Nick's adventures continue in the sea and in the air in Time Pirate, where Nick restores his father's old Sopwith Camel and tries to take out a German airbase on a neighboring island. Then Billy Blood resurfaces, kidnaps Kate, and hatches a plan to intercept the wealthy French warships as they travel to Yorktown to aid the American troops during the Revolutionary War. Drawn into Billy's schemes, Nick travels to 1781, meets George Washington and Lafayette, and struggles with the ethics of helping the Americans battle his own country so they'll be around in 1940 to become allies with England in WWII. Please note there is some mild language, primarily a few "damns" spoken by the pirates. 400+ pgs each, pb. Jess