Correcting Someone Else’s Mistakes Is Much More Fun … and Educational!

Written by Debi Polen The Role of an Editor: Finding Other People’s Mistakes and Correcting Them Editor In Chief workbooks are included in the Grammar subject index of our catalog. You’ve experienced it: you were reading over one of your compositions and you didn’t catch the grammatical or technical mistakes the first time, or even [Read More…]

What’s New: Annie’s Attic Mysteries

New to our catalog are selections from the series “Annie’s Attic Mysteries.” Readers are introduced to Annie Dawson, who has moved to Stony Pointe, Maine, after inheriting her grandmother Betsy Holden’s ancestral home, Grey Gables. The home has an enormous attic in which Annie is finding more and more mysterious items. With the help of [Read More…]

Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures

Did you know that on August 12, 1990, fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson discovered three huge bones jutting out of a cliff near Faith, South Dakota, and that they turned out to be part of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever discovered? They named the 42-foot, 65-million-year-old dinosaur Sue after its discoverer. You can study dinosaurs [Read More…]

What’s New: Annie’s Mysteries Unraveled

New to our catalog are selections from the series “Annie’s Mysteries Unraveled.” Readers are introduced to Kate Stevens, a rising star in the world of crochet design. She’s moved from Maine to Sage Hill, Texas, to pursue her career as an author. From the get-go, she encounters mysteries of all types, including the murder of [Read More…]

Magic Tree House Adventures Make Great Foundations for Unit Studies

Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House We’ve just taken a trip down our homeschooling memory lane by adding to our online catalog several titles in Mary Pope Osborne’s The Magic Tree House book series from Random House. These books, which we used for literature-based unit studies, are written for children ages 6 to 8 and [Read More…]

Create Hands-On Anatomy Lessons by Building Models by Skilcraft and Lindberg

by Debi Polen When Dissection Is Not an Option I admit that there were some things that I was just not able to teach when I was my son’s homeschooling supervisor. Just because I was in charge of my son’s home education didn’t mean that I was a jack of all trades when it came [Read More…]

New Consignor Store Features Collectibles

We’ve got a new consignor who has placed several collectible items into our catalog, prompting us to create a new category to house them! To visit the new Collectibles catalog category, you can use the Special Department link in the Shop by Department menu item at the top of each page of the website. You’ll [Read More…]

Back Issues of ‘Cobblestone: The History Magazine for Young People’

Since January 1980, Cobblestone: The History Magazine for Young People has been published for kids ages 9 to 14. We’ve added several back issues of this magazine to our offerings of ad-free educational magazines. The back issues we have listed are from the late 1980s and early 1990s (as of this writing) and are approximately [Read More…]

Great Illustrated Classics Introduce Young Readers to Classic Literature

You’re invited to visit our feature page for Baronet Books’ Great Illustrated Classics, adaptations of classic literature from authors such as Mark Twain, Jack London, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Charles Dickens, and Arthur Conan Doyle, among many others. Each book is written for young readers in Grades 3-8 and is generously illustrated in black-and-white line [Read More…]

Featured Book: ‘Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees: Teaching Your Kids the Value of a Buck’ by Ellie Kay

It’s Never Too Early or Too Late to Learn We’ve received several copies of Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees: Teaching Your Kids the Value of a Buck: all NEW and all SIGNED by the author! They are part of the fundraiser shop for the Trinity Lighthouse Church near us in Royersford, Pennsylvania. In today’s times, [Read More…]

Teach Yourself or Your Student How to Use Watercolors

When we were homeschooling in the early years, we used Five in a Row by Jane Claire Lambert as the foundation for our unit studies. Designed for children ages 4 through 8, these studies used illustrated children’s books as a basis for the study of the various media used to illustrate the book. A popular [Read More…]

New Fiction Selections: Narnia, Harry Potter, and a Little Martian Named Zip-Zip

Your Additions Welcomed We’d love to add your selections to our online catalog, so please visit our Consigning with Us page to find out how to get started.