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Julia GonzagaNew

Author: Simonetta Carr

Publisher: RHB Publications

Item #: K383

At age twenty, Julia Gonzaga was one of the most envied women in Italy. A property owner, she entertained artists, poets, and musicians at her castle; and she was the prettiest woman in the country! Yet Julia was confused and anxious about God and her own sin. No matter how hard she tried not to sin, she often put her desires to please other people before obeying God. She finally found peace when she understood the gospel, and then she devoted her life to sharing the good news with others. Her story, set in the 1500s, gives todayís young readers an opportunity to learn about the unique challenges of the Italian Reformation and some of the Italian Christians who risked and even gave their lives for the sake of Christ. AuthorSimonetta Carr was born in Italy and has lived and worked in different cultures. A former elementary school teacher, she home-schooled her eight children for many years. She has written for newspapers and magazines around the world and has translated the works of several Christian authors into Italian. Presently, she lives in San Diego with her husband, Thomas, and family. She is a member and Sunday school teacher at Christ United Reformed Church, Santee, California.

Price: $21.95

Knights in Training: Ten Principles for Raising Honorable, Courageous, and Compassionate BoysNew

Author: Heather Haupt

Publisher: N/A

Item #: A235

Bringing chivalry back into our modern-day world, this book shows us how to inspire today's generation of young boys to pursue honor, courage, and compassion.In an age when respect and honor seem like distant and antiquated relics, how can we equip boys to pursue valor and courageously put the needs of others before their own? This book helps parents to inspire their boys by captivating their imagination and honoring their love for adventure. Heather Haupt explores how knights historically lived out various aspects of the knights' Code of Chivalry, as depicted in the French epic Song of Roland, and how boys can embody these same ideals now. When we issue the challenge and give boys the reasons why it is worth pursuing, we step forward on an incredible journey towards raising the kind of boys who, just like the knights of old, make an impact in their world now and for the rest of their lives.

Kumon Math Workbooks SeriesNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

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Language Lessons for a Living Education SeriesNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

A Charlotte Mason Flavored Approach to Elementary Language Arts~Slowly build handwriting stamina for younger students~Story-based approach with character-building themes~A Charlotte Mason inspired course for the modern homeschool student

Language Lessons for a Living Education SeriesNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

A Charlotte Mason Flavored Approach to Elementary Language Arts~Slowly build handwriting stamina for younger students~Story-based approach with character-building themes~A Charlotte Mason inspired course for the modern homeschool student

Learn about Rural Life Series SeriesNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

Learn about Rural Life looks at small communities in North America. The communities live far from big cities and have developed around natural resources. The everyday lives of children and adults in the communities depends on, and focuses on, these resources. Each title first looks in detail at the resource and how people in general use it. Then it locates the featured community; traces its history; and looks at many aspects of everyday life in the village or small town. Finally, each book compares this North American community with other similar communities around the world.

Price: $23.95

Lesson At Blackberry HillNew

Author: Karen Andreola

Publisher: N/A

Item #: H152

from the AuthorDo you ever read for companionship? I do. If we read fiction for its characters, I invite you to make friends with mine. I created them especially for you.In Lessons at Blackberry Inn life is seen through Carolís eyes, a homemaker in the 1930s. It is a story about simple sacrifices and kindnesses. Behind Carolís decision to home educate is a philosophy that I call ďThe Gentle Art of Learning.Ē Mornings are spent teaching her children, Donald and Emily. She tries some new subjects; Picture Study and Music Appreciation. She and her children walk down tree-lined country roads to the village of Appleton. They visit the venerable members of their community who demonstrate their early American skills. Afternoons are also spent canning and cooking Blackberry Innís bountiful harvest. Guests appreciate Carolís delicious country meals served family style on the long table. (Recipes are included.)Carol is expecting a baby. When her feet ache or her emotions begin to get the better of her, Carolís husband, Michael, has a calming affect. She is supported by his ongoing devotion. Therefore it is no surprise that when the pastor of the church asks a big favor of Carol during a time of crises, Michael has a heart-to-heart talk with her about her involvement. That is when Carol sees a side of her husband she had not seen before.Although this is a sequel to Pocketful of Pinecones, the story can stand on its own. Those who were introduced to Emma Cook, a woman full of radiant hospitality, the benevolent bachelor Mr. Fortesque, and others, will meet them again and get to know them better.Lessons at Blackberry Inn is my effort at becoming an older sister in Christ. Every nook and cranny of this story establishes the value of homemaking and home teaching. May my younger sister in Christ love her husband, love her children, and imbue her home with an atmosphere of beauty, purity, and good works.

Price: $11.50

Lies Homeschool Teens BelieveNew

Author: Todd Wilson

Publisher: N/A

Item #: A238

As a homeschooled teen, I'll bet you've had doubts about homeschooling swim through your head from time to time. Have you ever thought going to school looks more fun than being homeschooled? Have you ever wondered if you're learning as much as you should be or if your future will look different because you were homeschooled? Most homeschooled teens encounter some of these thoughts along the way, so you're not alone. But the good news is that these thoughts, concerns, and worries are LIES...and Satan, the Father of Lies, is behind them.This book takes a look at the lies you might be tempted to believe, the worries you have, and the fears that others say you should have. The truth is: YOU as a homeschooled teen are better prepared than your school peers to tackle the world in which you live. My hope is that after reading this book you'll never have another doubt again!

Price: $11.50

Lies Homeschool Teens BelieveNew

Author: Todd Wilson

Publisher: N/A

Item #: A238

As a homeschooled teen, I'll bet you've had doubts about homeschooling swim through your head from time to time. Have you ever thought going to school looks more fun than being homeschooled? Have you ever wondered if you're learning as much as you should be or if your future will look different because you were homeschooled? Most homeschooled teens encounter some of these thoughts along the way, so you're not alone. But the good news is that these thoughts, concerns, and worries are LIES...and Satan, the Father of Lies, is behind them.This book takes a look at the lies you might be tempted to believe, the worries you have, and the fears that others say you should have. The truth is: YOU as a homeschooled teen are better prepared than your school peers to tackle the world in which you live. My hope is that after reading this book you'll never have another doubt again!

Price: $13.95

Lies Homeschooling Moms BelieveNew

Author: Todd Wilson

Publisher: N/A

Item #: A237

The book that will change your life!Your house is a disaster, your kids seem out of control, and you wonder how you'll ever make it through another day of school. Your 'get up and go' has 'gotten up and went'. You used to think homeschooling was the best thing since sliced bread, but now you're feeling like burnt toast. Take heart--you're not alone! Most homeschooling moms are prone to believing the lies that say, you're not good enough...you aren't qualified...and you are ruining your children.If you believe these lies, you will crumble under the weight of homeschooling and feel defeated and alone. But if you learn to recognize these lies and combat them with the TRUTH, then you will experience peace, joy, and freedom. Look inside these pages to discover the steps to combat the lies homeschooling moms believe and to fill your mind and heart with the TRUTH.

Price: $33.95

Little Women Study GuideFeaturedNew

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Progeny Press

Item #: E740

Largely based on the author's own childhood, Little Women is a timeless tale that is as well-loved now as when it first was published in 1868-69.Through Louisa May Alcott's touching family story of Little Women students will learn:Author Biography: Learn about Louisa May Alcott and the fascinating history behind the author and novel.Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.Literary Techniques: slang, similes, metaphors, foreshadowing, proverbs, allusions, motif, parallelism, allegory, maxims, idioms, juxtaposition, asides, anthropomorphism, antithesis, irony, mood, comic relief, alliteration, in context, foil, aphorism, jargon, sarcasm, tongue-in-cheek humor, extended metaphor, euphemisms, cause and effect, epiphany, poetic justice, flat and round characters, dynamic and static characters, dramatic structure, theme, point of view, coming-of-age,Moral Lessons and Character Values: studying God's word, focusing on our appearance, burdens/troubles, fear, pride, anger, self-control, encouragement, balancing work and rest, power of words, friendship, sacrifice, God is with us, quiet times, growth, character qualities, praise and criticism, love of money, The Golden Rule, live at peace with others, focus on what is good and uplifting, standing up for your belief in Christ, take up one's cross, pain and suffering, depression, helping the needy,Activities and Writing Assignments: research Pilgrim's Progress, class discussion on culture, research American Civil War, art, letter writing, natural science, cooking, planning, peer pressure, clubs, newspapers, outings, imagery, synonyms, haircuts, dreams and aspirations, gardening, fundraising, timelines, fashion, creative writing, crossword, calligraphy and illuminations, travel, money management, mapwork, biographies, foreign languages, costuming, martyrs, historical research, dance, kites, plays, multiple optional essays and projects!Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books and movies that tie in with, or are similar to, Little WomenAll of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!

Living Art Lessons SeriesFeaturedNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

Learn about the seven elements of art including lines, shapes, and colors, while observing artwork and nature all around you in this complete, easy-to-use, year-long program. The Artistís Journal contains the studentís artistic workspace for writing, drawing, and more, all related to the teaching in the main text.