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88 Piano Classics for BeginnersNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: M210

Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of classics. Each piece was carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. Many of the greatest composers ó J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and others ó are represented by several pieces each, some newly adapted for the piano. Composers and works not usually featured in beginner's books include pieces by Borodin, Gluck, Rameau, and Tallis.Well-known classics include Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Debussy's Claire de Lune, Moussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Satie's Gymnopedie No. 1, Schumann's Child Falling Asleep, and "Spring" from Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Several orchestral pieces have been newly adapted for the piano, including "Dance of the Swan" from Swan Lake, "Elephant" from Carnival of the Animals, "Largo" from Xerxes, and "Waltz of the Flowers" from The Nutcracker.Dover Original.

Price: $7.95

A First Book of Hymns & SpiritualsNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: M204

Beginning pianists will treasure this collection of fun-to-play, pedagogically sound, easy piano arrangements. Twenty-six traditional songs of faith include "Amazing Grace," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Gimme That Ol'-Time Religion," "This Train," "Go Down, Moses," "Rock of Ages," "Were You There?," "Deep River," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," and other favorites. Black-and-white illustrations by Thea Kliros enhance this spirited collection, certain to appeal to piano students of all ages.Dover Original.

Price: $10.95

A Girl of the LimberlostNew

Author: Gene Stratton Porter

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: D110

Rejected by her embittered mother and scorned by her classmates, Elnora Comstock seeks consolation in nature amid the wilds of eastern Indiana's Limberlost Swamp. Teeming with danger as well as beauty, the vast marshland offers Elnora an unexpected way to build a better life.Gene Stratton-Porter's A Girl of the Limberlost has captivated readers since its initial appearance in 1909. Its realistic characters are headed by an intelligent, independent heroine who has served as a positive role model for generations. Its portrait of Elnora's blossoming friendship with a young man who shares her joy in nature depicts a pure romance, rooted in shared interests and mutual respect. Written by a popular Midwestern author of the early twentieth century, this is a book to cherish.Reprint of the Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1909 edition.

Price: $29.95

A Little House Picture Book TreasuryFeaturedNew

Author: Laura Wilder

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Item #: N997

Six Stories of Life on the PrairieThis hardcover, full-color treasury includes six picture book stories adapted from the classic Little House books.The Little House series introduced generations of readers to Laura Ingalls Wilderís life on the frontier. Now with this illustrated storybook collection, the youngest readers can share in her world as well.Laura Ingalls lives in a snug little log cabin with her ma, her pa, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their dog, Jack. Almanzo Wilder lives on a farm with his family and lots of animals. These pioneer children have all sorts of adventures, including trips to town, county fairs, cozy winter days, and holidays with family.The six stories included in this treasury were originally published as stand-alone picture books: A Little Prairie House, Going to Town, County Fair, Sugar Snow, Winter Days in the Big Woods, and Christmas in the Big Woods.

Price: $49.95

Adventures in the Physical World: Level 2FeaturedNew

Author: Carrie Lindquist

Publisher: Master Books

Item #: H131

An exciting scientific journey through the physical world!This second book in the Letís Talk Science series brings the Bible to life and will instill a love for science through exploration, investigations, and imaginative Bible-inspired stories. Students will continue to see science as a wonderful tool God has given us to study His creation. They will also deepen their faith as they ask questions and experience Godís world through science. This course includes:-Memory verses with hand motions to help students memorize Bible passages-Discussion Starters that encourage students to dive deeper into the topics theyíre learning-Activity pages for students to create their own Science Notebook to shareOVERVIEW: This course is designed to be interactive with students, as they are given the opportunity to stop and discuss answers to questions in the text. The course explores questions such as: What is energy? How do simple machines work? What is matter? What are the planets like? Why does the earth have seasons? How does the water cycle work? How do mountains form? Students will be able to answer these questions and many more as they investigate their way through Godís world around them. Letís Talk Science: Adventures in the Physical World is fun, hands-on, and easy to prepare for. Best of all, it will encourage your studentís curiosity! Table of Contents1. The Physical World2. Potential and Kinetic Energy3. Mechanical Energy4. Friction and Force5. Pulleys6. Gears7. Levers8. Chemical Energy9. Matter10. Magnets11. Electrical Energy12. Thermal Energy13. Light Energy14. Nuclear Energy15. The Sun16. Moon17. Stars18. Constellations19. The Solar System 120. The Solar System 221. Intro to Meteorology22. Weather Instruments23. The Atmosphere24. Clouds 125. Clouds 226. The Water Cycle27. Seasons28. Intro to Geology29. Earthquakes30. Mountains31. Volcanoes32. Igneous Rocks33. Sedimentary Rocks34. Metamorphic Rocks35. Fossils36. Conclusion

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Adventures in the Physical World: Level 2FeaturedNew

Author: Carrie Lindquist

Publisher: Master Books

Item #: H131

An exciting scientific journey through the physical world!This second book in the Letís Talk Science series brings the Bible to life and will instill a love for science through exploration, investigations, and imaginative Bible-inspired stories. Students will continue to see science as a wonderful tool God has given us to study His creation. They will also deepen their faith as they ask questions and experience Godís world through science. This course includes:-Memory verses with hand motions to help students memorize Bible passages-Discussion Starters that encourage students to dive deeper into the topics theyíre learning-Activity pages for students to create their own Science Notebook to shareOVERVIEW: This course is designed to be interactive with students, as they are given the opportunity to stop and discuss answers to questions in the text. The course explores questions such as: What is energy? How do simple machines work? What is matter? What are the planets like? Why does the earth have seasons? How does the water cycle work? How do mountains form? Students will be able to answer these questions and many more as they investigate their way through Godís world around them. Letís Talk Science: Adventures in the Physical World is fun, hands-on, and easy to prepare for. Best of all, it will encourage your studentís curiosity! Table of Contents1. The Physical World2. Potential and Kinetic Energy3. Mechanical Energy4. Friction and Force5. Pulleys6. Gears7. Levers8. Chemical Energy9. Matter10. Magnets11. Electrical Energy12. Thermal Energy13. Light Energy14. Nuclear Energy15. The Sun16. Moon17. Stars18. Constellations19. The Solar System 120. The Solar System 221. Intro to Meteorology22. Weather Instruments23. The Atmosphere24. Clouds 125. Clouds 226. The Water Cycle27. Seasons28. Intro to Geology29. Earthquakes30. Mountains31. Volcanoes32. Igneous Rocks33. Sedimentary Rocks34. Metamorphic Rocks35. Fossils36. Conclusion

America's Story SeriesNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

Americaís Story 1 brings history alive through a Charlotte Mason approach as it teaches upper elementary students (grades 3-6) the amazing history of the United States of America. OíDellís lively storytelling brings the settings and characters to life as students study American history from the ancient Americas to the 1850s.

Price: $8.50

An Old-Fashioned GirlNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: D263

Louisa May Alcott, author of the childhood classic Little Women, has enchanted generations of readers with her unforgettable coming-of-age stories. In An Old-Fashioned Girl, she brings alive the tale of Polly Milton, a young girl who leaves her simple country life to stay at the home of her wealthy city cousins. Polly doesn't wear fancy clothes. She doesn't attend the theater. And she doesn't talk or act the way the other girls in town do. But even an old-fashioned girl can be tempted by the excitement and intrigues of city life. In a timeless story about being true to yourself, can Polly uphold her principles while still finding happiness in a big, new world?Reprint of the Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1870 edition.

Price: $6.50

Animal ABC Coloring BookNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: CB127

Here's a fun-filled way for kids to learn their ABCs! Large-format coloring book not only lets youngsters have fun coloring while they learn their ABCs, it also helps them identify a host of fascinating animals, including an armadillo, accompanied by the letter "A," a cow, an iguana and elephant, a pig, seal, turkey, whale, and 18 other creatures. Brief captions identify animals.

Price: $8.50

Anne's House of DreamsNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: D281

In this fifth book of the Anne of Green Gables series, our red-haired heroine finally marries her childhood sweetheart and true love, Gilbert Blythe. After a ceremony in the sunshine of the old orchard at Green Gables, surrounded by the loving faces of long-familiar friends, the young doctor and his bride set off for the mist-shrouded shores of Four Winds Harbor.The newlyweds settle in a quaint fishing village, where their snug home offers views of the sea from every window. The new setting provides a fresh opportunity for Anne to discover kindred spirits: lighthouse keeper Captain Jim, teller of enchanting tales; bitter-tongued but kind-hearted Miss Cornelia, who bears an enduring grudge against men and Methodists; fascinating Leslie Moore, trapped in a loveless marriage, who envies and admires Anne; and writer Owen Ford, who seeks inspiration for his great Canadian novel. Poignant, romantic, and brimming with old-fashioned charm, Anne's House of Dreams traces the beloved heroine's path to maturity.Reprint of a standard edition.

Price: $17.95

Answers for HomeschoolingNew

Author: Israel Wayne

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

Item #: A103

The decision to homeschool is difficult. There is so much to learn, and there are often radical changes that take place in your family. Unfortunately, not everyone will be supportive.Well-meaning friends and relatives may believe you are going to ďruin your child.Ē How can you make sure that you have laid a good foundation for your childís future? How can you respectfully defend your choice to those who disagree with you?Youíve made the decision to homeschool. Suddenly, you find that some of those who were once in your corner supporting you are now questioning your competency as a parent and maybe even your sanity. Their lack of confidence may sting, but in reality, the critic provides a wonderful opportunity to replace fear and stigma with truth and reality. This book equips you to answer the critic in your life with resolve and confidence.ANSWERS to help you become confident in your homeschooling journey!-Socialization-Qualifications-College-Legality-Academics-Sports-Affordability-CompetencyTable of ContentsIntroduction1. Is Homeschooling Legal?2. Are You Qualified to Teach Your Child?3. How Can You Afford to Homeschool?4. Is That How Itís Done in Public School?5. What about Accountability?6. What about Socialization?7. Isnít Sheltering a Child Harmful?8. What about Being Salt and Light in Public School?9. Is Homeschooling Elitist?10. Will Homeschoolers Be Good Citizens?11. What If I Donít Have Enough Patience?12. What Does Dad Do in Homeschooling?13. Can Every Family Homeschool?14. Are You Cut Out for This?15. Wonít I Be Wasting My Own Education?16. What about Public School at Home?17. What about Vouchers for Homeschoolers?18. How Can You Teach Multiple Grades?19. What about Special Needs Education?20. What about Extracurricular Activities?21. What about High School?22. What about College?23. How Can You Find Time for Everything?24. Do You Know What Causes That?25. How Should I Respond to Opposition?

Price: $114.95

Apologia Basic Kit - Mathematics Level 2New

Author: Kathryn Gomes

Publisher: Apologia Educational Ministries

Item #: G245

Overview of Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 2Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 2, is a new homeschool math curriculum from award-winning Apologia. This course is for second grade. The homeschool math curriculum you use in the elementary grades will set the tone for your childís math experience for years to come. Math is not a series of abstract symbols to be memorized but rather a communication tool to be mastered to discover the mysteries of Creation. Just as we communicate our thoughts and feelings with the 26 symbols of our alphabet, mathematical symbols expand on our knowledge of our world and our unique place within it. What is Included in Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 2, Basic Set The Basic Set, which includes the spiral bound All-in-One Student Text and Workbook and the Teaching Guide & Answer Key.Exploring Creation with Mathematics Student All-In-One Student Text and WorkbookThis course is a rich introduction to elementary math, Level 1 covers adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers, telling time, manipulating money, and learning more about measurement, data collection, and geometry, including 3D shapes. Hands-on activities are designed to complement each new lesson and keep math fun and engaging. The homeschool math curriculum you use in the elementary grades will set the tone for your childís math experience for years to come. The Exploring Creation with Mathematics series utilizes a mastery approach with lots of review. The author, Kathryn Gomes, connects the topics using a built-in review with the skills practice sections. Hands-on projects introduce and reinforce concepts in a deeper way. The author moves through the material following a specific progression and 4-step approach. Each lesson utilizes problems and projects and begins with a tangible presentation, then moves through a pictorial presentation of the concept, followed by an abstract presentation, and finishes with an application activity. The projects apply math to the studentís life to foster an appreciation for math and help them look forward to doing math every day.Inside this course you will find: -Seeing Our Creator devotionals at the beginning of each unit connect the math concepts your child will learn to God and His creation-A suggested daily schedule, with thoughtful pacing through concepts that reflect a systematic progression from one skill to the next, is most important for eliminating frustration-Plenty of skills practice, including fresh and exciting easy-to-set-up games to help ensure that your child is prepared for the next level of math concepts introduced-Hands-on activities, games, and projects using the provided activity sheets and everyday household products give your child tangible connections to the abstract concepts learned-Colorful and age-appropriate lesson layouts and page design make learning more inviting for your studentOptions and suggestions for adjusting a lesson if your child is struggling or if your child is advancing quickly through the material are provided -Supply lists, answers to the problems, teaching tips, and suggestions for taking an activity further are also givenDaily Schedule and SuppliesThe suggested Daily Schedule included with each course is based on four days a week for 28 weeks. We encourage you to adjust it to the needs of your child and your familyís schedule. On average, each lesson takes 30 to 45 minutes. However, this time may vary if your child is taking a hands-on project a little further or is needing a little extra time to complete a skills practice. On a typical day, your student will spend about 5 to 10 minutes reviewing concepts previously learned, participate in a fun hands-on activity that introduces a new concept, and then apply the new concept by working through practice worksheets. You will also need to gather some common household items and purchase a few common math manipulative items to fully use this course. Common household items include things like dry beans for counting. Math manipulatives include items like a base ten block set. A complete list is available for each grade, and materials are reused within different grades as applicable for concepts being taught.5 Key Components to Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 2This curriculum is designed around five key components essential to a successful elementary math program. These components were designed based on the authorís experience as a math teacher in both the homeschool co-op and school classroom settings:~FUN! The design of each lesson and the carefully crafted activities present math as an accessible and exciting subject. If students are flipping ahead to see whatís next, they will bring enthusiasm and openness to each new lesson. These positive emotions make it easier for their brains to soak up the content.~Skills Practice. At the elementary level, a sizable part of the content includes math facts that must be memorized. Other skills must be rehearsed over a longer period of time for mastery to occur. Main skills are introduced in each lesson and strategically practiced 5-10 minutes a day. ~Christian Connection. Each unit in Exploring Creation with Mathematics begins with a Seeing Our Creator section that connects God to the concepts the student will be learning. Math is part of creation, and it mirrors aspects of Godís character; His beauty, faithfulness, and love can all be seen when studying math.~Carefully Crafted Conceptual Content. The progression of each unit is carefully mapped out to offer just the right level of challenge each day. At the end of each unit, students apply what they learned to the fields of art, science, or business through a cumulative project.~Ease of Use. The structure is simple: each day, complete the lesson & skills practice on the daily schedule. The answer key contains the answers, teacherís notes, suggestions for the lessons, and reusable pages you need to complete the course.