Cute little book about all things American. Example: D is for The Declaration of Independence...America's Birth Announcement in which our founding fathers bravely broke the news of their blessed event to King George III and then proudly signed their John Hancocks!
Projects and information in full color. Projects include sandals, clothing, wigs, jewelry, a villa, fig cakes, a harp, a sennet game, a clay pot, a tomb painting, a chariot, shield, battleaxe, a death mask, and more. Includes map, timeline, and glossary.
Full title is: Camp Step Ahead for Kids Entering Grade 4. Includes stickers, poster, activities, book lists and more in reading, math, science, and social studies. A great supplement or a good refresher during the summer.
An absolutely enthralling story of Nathaniel Bowditch, who went from an indentured servant as a teenager to one of the most well-known and brilliant men who changed the course of navigation (pun intended).
From the dust jacket:
This book is a beautiful and illuminating introduction to the ancient code of behavior that shaped the relations between the sexes in medieval times.
This lavishly illustrated volume presents a concise account of the evolution, history, and practive of chivalry, from its roots in the relifious fervor of the Crusades to its zenith in Eleanor of Aquitaine's Court of Love, where romantic disputes were resolved.
For the primary grades. Just a few books covered include: Christopher Columbus by Rae Bains, The LIttle Island, The Jolly Mon, The Island of the Skog, The Greak Kapok Tree, Ming Lo Moves the Mountain, The Mountains of Tibet, Where the River Begins, How the Camel Got Its Hump, Ashanti to Zulu, Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, Dakota Dugout. Includes lots of activities. Great for homeschool or supplemental teaching.