History, Bible, Read-Alouds A AABH

History, Bible, Read-Alouds A

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This sub-package allows you to select the online/print Instructor's Guides for your year.

Mysterious people, far-away places, long-ago times!

History & Geography A will take you and your children on an exciting, whirlwind tour of world cultures, history and geography. You and your kids will sail into many ports and...

  • Discover what it was like to live in a castle.
  • Meet the man who dared to take a stand against Adolph Hitler.
  • Marvel at how children used to dress to sleep and play.
  • Admire the modern martyr who reached out to Stone-Age Indians.
  • Take a spin in the first car, plane, balloon and rocket ship.
  • Encounter the slave trader who later wrote one of the most popular hymns of all time.
  • Visit dangerous mountains, lush jungles and barren deserts.

Best of all, this is but a sampling of the people you will meet, the places you will go, and the fascinating things you and your children will learn this year.

Children with a heart for God...

Introduce your children to the daily disciplines of Scripture reading and memorization. Dive deeper into God's Word with this Bible study package (which is included in Sonlight A and scheduled in your Instructor's Guide). You'll read the entire biblical narrative of Egermeier's Bible Story Book to your children—from Genesis to Revelation! Your children will memorize 26 Bible verses with help from the musically rich Sing the Word! From A to Z CD.

Read-Alouds

You're in for a treat here. Cuddle on the couch as you read fun, enriching books to your children and:

  • Care for animals alongside a veterinarian who loves his job.
  • Learn lifetime lessons with peasant Pong Lo as he wins a whole kingdom with a grain of rice!
  • Be inspired toward wisdom and character through Grandma's tales of growing up in the pioneer days.

Bible

Egermeier's Bible Story Book (AB01)

A complete narration from Genesis to Revelation for young and old.

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$15.99

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Sing the Word: From A to Z (AB02)

A great mnemonic aid: the entire set of 26 Scripture verses in the Bible A Memory program set to diverse musical styles on CD.

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$15.95

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Electives

Sonlight's Create-A-Calendar (AE01)

Sixteen-month calendar covers your entire school year and teaches kids about the calendar. Learn the days, weeks and months of the year.

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$12.99

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History & Geography

Wild Places (AH01)

Introduce your child to the geography, climate, animal and human lifestyles in three habitats: mountains, jungles and deserts.

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$12.99

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Living Long Ago (AH02)

From ancient Egypt to the early part of this century: satisfy or spark your child's curiosity about how people used to dress, travel, eat and live.

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$12.99

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Timeline Figures A (AH03)

Over 40 Timeline Figures for Sonlight A on self-adhesive heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

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$11.50

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Usborne Internet-Linked Children's Encyclopedia (AH04)

Introduces your child to world geography, geology, cultures, weather, simple physics (light, levers, etc.) and much more. Fun pictures throughout.

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Out of Darkness (AH08)

A biography of Louis Braille. From his childhood and time at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth in Paris, through the latter years of his life as he persevered until the alphabet he developed gained acceptance.

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Adventures in Ancient Greece (AH09)

Siblings end up at the inception of the ancient Greek Olympics. The comic book style invites repeated reading. Excellent content and enjoyable.

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The Good News Must Go Out (AH10)

Mama Laird served as a missionary in the Central African Republic for decades, and saw great moves to God. One dear follower was beaten by drunks until he almost died, but 300 or so people came to his house of death and followed Jesus, until a day no one came. Then he said, "God, let me get up or die." Incredible, beautiful, challenging. Marvelous.

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Return of the White Book (AH11)

God prepared the way for the Karen people of Burma to come to know him. When George Boardman and Adoniram Judson arrived, the Burmese were not terribly interested, but the Karen were desperately ready. Incredible story of God at work.

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Read Alouds

The Story of Dr. Dolittle (AA02)

Dr. Dolittle sails off to save African monkeys from an epidemic and encounters amazing animals.

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$6.99

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The Arnold Lobel Book of Mother Goose (AA04)

Lobel, ed. Gorgeous, heavy hardbound collection of 306 classic illustrated nursery rhymes.

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$24.99

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The Llama Who Had No Pajama (AA05)

From silly to contemplative, a satisfying collection of 100 favorite poems. Young readers of all levels will eat this up, and come back for more. Delightfully illustrated.

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Richard Scarry's Please and Thank You Book (AA06)

A series of stories featuring Huckle, Lowly, Pig Will, Pig Won't, and other characters who demonstrate the good will generated by nice manners. Zany pictures and stories help reinforce manners lessons.

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$4.99

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Capyboppy (AA08)

Hilarious, true-life adventures of the Peet family when their eldest son agrees to get a capybara as a pet.

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My Father's Dragon (AA09)

A delightful story about a boy who rescues a sweet young dragon from her enemies through the judicious use of the unlikely items he has stored in his knapsack.

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Dolphin Adventure (AA10)

Eighty feet below the ocean's surface, Wayne Grover encounters three dolphins, one with a large fish hook stuck in his back.

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The Light at Tern Rock (AA11)

Ronnie loves living in the lighthouse, but the days go by, and the keeper doesn't return. A simple but pleasurable Christmas story for all ages.

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The Apple & the Arrow (AA13)

Newbery Honor. The legend of William Tell as told by his 12-year-old son.

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A Grain of Rice (AA14)

A humble farmer wants to marry the Emperor's daughter . . . and succeeds because of his wisdom.

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$5.99

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The Hundred Dresses (AA15)

Two normally sensitive girls repent of "making fun" of the poor girl in their class who says she has a hundred dresses.

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$7.99

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Twenty and Ten (AA16)

Twenty school children hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis occupying France during World War II.

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The Boxcar Children (AA17)

The classic Gertrude Chandler Warner book about four orphans who have to fend for themselves. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are orphans. Determined to make it on their own, they set out to find a safe place to live. They discover an old, red boxcar that provides shelter from a storm.

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In Grandma's Attic (AA18)

Stories of a remarkable grandmother's childhood in midwest North America over 100 years ago. Bring the past alive as only a born storyteller could.

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The Family Under the Bridge (AA20)

Set in Paris, the story of an old hobo whose heart and life become entangled with a fatherless family in search of a home.

Included in Sonlight A, this story begins with homelessness and ends with coming home.

When children and their mother lose their home, they move under a Paris bridge. The homeless man who lived there finds this annoying: all this time, he's avoided emotional entanglements, and now these children are stirring his affection. Drat!

Set around Christmas time, the end is a realistic and charmingly satisfying Christmas gift.

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$6.99

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James Herriot's Treasury for Children (AA21)

All of the Yorkshire country vet's beloved books for children collected in one volume.

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$24.99

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Dolphin Treasure (AA22)

Sequel to Dolphin Adventure. Wayne is searching for buried treasure that sunk with a Spanish galleon off the Florida coast when a storm arises and his dolphin friend comes to his rescue.

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$5.99

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Mary on Horseback (AA23)

There are no hospitals or doctors in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1920s, so Mary Breckinridge, founds the Frontier Nursing Service to help those in need.

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Johnny Appleseed: The Story of a Legend (AA24)

The real Johnny Appleseed was born John Chapman in 1774, in a small Massachusetts village. Discover his story through this wise and witty work. Learn how the apple tree-planting folk hero helped open and tame the American frontier.

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Least of All (AA25)

The youngest of six children — and the only girl — Raven Hannah is not big enough to help with any of the work on her family's turn-of-the-century Vermont farm. But when the winter comes, she surprises everyone by being able to read — something no one else in her family can do.

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Here's a Penny (AA27)

Wherever Penny goes, he's sure to find adventure. He loses his overalls in a very sticky situation and searches for his new kittens only to find them dressed up in doll clothes.

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No Children, No Pets (AA28)

Three children and their widowed mother inherit a run-down apartment building in Florida. A sign on the front door says "No Children, No Pets." Adventure awaits as the kids solve lingering mysteries and help fix up the building. A satisfying childhood tale that keeps you guessing what will happen next.

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Winnie the Pooh (AA32)

Winnie-the-Pooh tells the tale of young Christopher Robin and his companions—Piglet, Eeyore, and most of all, a bear called Pooh. Together, they adventure in the Hundred Acre Wood, discovering other creatures, celebrating birthdays, and lending each other a helping paw in times of trouble.

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Adventures with Waffles (AA33)

Outstanding. A year in the life of two neighbors in Norway and their laugh-out-loud adventures. Cheery, sweet, good family story. Touches on grief, remembering, restoration. What do fathers do other than eat boiled cabbage? When the son has lived through his most sad day, the father comes and sings the son's own song, until the son releases his grief: "suddenly I realized what dads are for." Loved it entirely.

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History & Geography

Markable Map and Markers (MAP)

Includes two big full-color maps in one plus a four-color set of fine-tip water-based markers!

A geography Required Resource in every Sonlight History / Bible / Literature program from A—W.

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Student Resources

The Timeline Book (RR120)

A blank timeline from 5,000 B.C. to the Present!

Pre-printed timeline in a spiral-bound book—for use throughout your homeschooling adventure. Required Resource for Sonlight A-300 and useful in 400 and 500.

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$26.99

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