The Big Book of CanadaFeaturedNew
Item #: J246
A gorgeous gift book, reference book, and just plain fun-to-read book--updated for Canada's Sesquicentennial.From Nunavut's Barren Lands to the Torngat Mountains of Newfoundland, from Quebec's Saguenay Fjord to the pingos of the Northwest Territories, The Big Book of Canada explores the many fascinating places that make up this vast land. Christopher Moore, one of the country's foremost historians, brings each province and territory to life, drawing together history and politics, the famous and the infamous, the people, places and industries that have defined a nation. The book is lavishly illustrated with more than 140 photographs and 110 original pieces by award-winning artist Bill Slavin.
Item #: A126
Many of the books on learning styles devote 98% of their text to identifying learning styles, then spend the remaining 2% telling you how to apply this knowledge. They are long on diagnosis and short on prescription. Carol Barnier knows from her own experience and from interactions with educators all across the country that while people are certainly interested in the "why", they are in urgent need of the "how", or the big "what now?" They need perfectly clear and practical information that can be applied tomorrow.In The Big What Now Book of Learning Styles, parents and teachers will find an emphasis on "what to do about it". This book:-supplies hundreds of activities keyed to learning styles for easy access and application-covers practical strategies for success in spelling, writing, math, history, geography, science, and more-inspires parents and teachers to act with confidence on the conviction of God's potential in each childCarol is a homeschooling mom who speaks coast to coast at homeschool conferences and is a frequent radio show guest. With much laughter coupled with highly practical solutions, Carol shares strategies that encourage us to open the gift that is our child, to see our child and ourselves as God designed us each to be, and to fulfill his plan for each of us, educationally and in daily living. Carol and her husband homeschool their three children in the beautiful Berkshire Hills in Connecticut.
The Mathematics of... SeriesFeatured
The Consumer Math workbook series from Harcourt Achieve is designed to help students understand the relevancy of math to their daily lives. Each workbook begins with a basic review of math concepts before moving on to specific skills. Answers included.
The Read-Aloud FamilyFeaturedNew
Item #: A121
Connecting deeply with our kids can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven lives. Reading aloud offers us a chance to be fully present with our children. It also increases our kids’ academic success, inspires compassion, and fortifies them with the inner strength they need to face life’s challenges. As Sarah Mackenzie has found with her own six children, reading aloud long after kids are able to read to themselves can deepen relationships in a powerful way.Founder of the immensely popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast, Sarah knows first-hand how reading can change a child’s life. In The Read-Aloud Family, she offers the inspiration and age-appropriate book lists you need to start a read-aloud movement in your own home. From a toddler’s wonder to a teenager’s resistance, Sarah details practical strategies to make reading aloud a meaningful family ritual. Reading aloud not only has the power to change a family—it has the power to change the world.
Item #: A156Y
Count your blessings while charting your family's homeschool journey with this gorgeous day planner from best-selling author Debra Bell. The Ultimate Homeschool Planner will help you prayerfully prioritize your family's lessons, assignments, and activities as well as academic and personal growth goals for each of your children.Deb Bell's insights which crafted the homeschool classic, The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling, have now applied to helping moms plan. Count your blessings while charting your family?s progress with this 48-week planner designed to help you document God?s faithfulness and activity during your homeschool journey. Features include: Unique Lord?s Day planning grid, Flexibility to help you prioritize and plan for up to six children, Customized daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly planning forms, Forms for setting goals, journaling activities, and tracking reading lists, Year-end review pages, Sturdy construction with convenient pockets and coated covers. Includes teaching helps, record-keeping, and pages to document God's faithfulness throughout the year.Now available in yellow or orange to coordinate with the colors of your life.
What Every Child Should Know About PrayerFeaturedNew
Item #: K621
Best-selling author Nancy Guthrie and much loved illustrator Jenny Brake team up on this biblical theology of prayer for children. This 140-page hardcover book is divided into six colorful and simple sections to provide a series of meaningful explorations on prayer:-God Wants Us to Talk to Him-Prayer is More Than Asking God for Things-God’s People Have Always Prayed-The Psalms Give Us Words to Pray-Jesus Teaches Us to Pray-Let’s Pray!Included on each page is a short prayer to pray or question to discuss so that the time spent together in the book can become interactive between reader and child, as well as between readers and God!
Wordly Wise 3000 3rd Edition SeriesFeatured
The words chosen for Wordly Wise 3000 were selected to expand critical grade level vocabulary and improve reading comprehension.Words from each lesson are commonlyencountered in: -grade-level literature -content-area reading -textbooks -high-stakes tests – including the PSAT, SAT, and ACT
Writing Strands SeriesFeatured
The powerful series updated with the best of Reading Strands and biblical insights!The Writing Strands series is a well-respected homeschool curriculum developed by Dave Marks and his wife Lea to help their fourth grade son, who had been struggling in language arts. It gives students a grounding in the very complicated process of giving others their thoughts in written form.