Books for Prepping for Math Challenges

If your student is part of a math challenge, such as Math Olympiad or Math Counts, then you may appreciate these books that cover algebra, geometry, and other classical areas of study in mathematics. Below is a mini-catalog of our “Math Olympiad” tag group. If you’d like to see more selections for specific subjects (including [Read More…]

What’s New: Lost Civilizations from Time-Life Books

About the Series From the Editors of Time-Life, the Lost Civilizations series was designed to bring back to vivid life the ancient and “lost” civilizations that helped to shape the world we currently live in. The results of archaeological investigations, including pictures of actual artifacts, make these volumes wonderful references if you’re studying ancient civilizations [Read More…]

Featured Subject: World War II

Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. … As commander in chief of the Army and Navy I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense. But always will our whole [Read More…]

Pilgrims, Plymouth, and Thanksgiving

To celebrate the United States holiday of Thanksgiving, we’re featuring the products we currently have in our catalog that cover the Pilgrims, their colony Plymouth, and the first recorded Thanksgiving feast that was held in 1621 that led to our national tradition. Keywords:

What’s New: School and Office Supply Store from Amazon.com

We’ve added a new School & Office Supply Store provided through our affiliate Amazon.com. You’ll see all the educational supplies carried by Amazon.com and its third-party sellers conveniently located on our website. Whether you’re a parent, student, or teacher, there’s bound to be something in this specialty store that you’ll need for going back to [Read More…]

Do You Like to Hike? We’ve Got Guide Books Just for You!

Are you planning a hiking trip for the summer? We’ve added several hiking guide books to our online catalog just for you! The majority of these guide books are for Pennsylvania and New Jersey (our “neck of the woods”), but we’re still adding titles, so come back to see what we’re offering. These guide books [Read More…]

What’s New: ‘Discoveries’ Children’s Reference Series

In the large graphic style popularized by Dorling Kindersley and Usborne, London-based publisher Weldon Owen has created a series of children’s reference books designed to “capture the imagination and stimulate curiosity” in its young readers. We’ve just added some of these hard-to-find references to our online catalog, making them available to our customers not only [Read More…]

4 Tips for Smarter Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Written by Debi Polen, Veteran Homeschooling Mom ‘Tis the Homeschool Curriculum Shopping Season! As veteran homeschoolers, we’re familiar with the school year planning process. In our homeschooling year, which started in August and ended at the tail end of May or early June, it was not unusual for us to be looking for our next [Read More…]

Sharing the Beauty of American Sign Language

By Debi Polen Growing Up with the Love of Signing When I was a young teen, my sister and I devised a way to communicate secretly: we learned the alphabet to American Sign Language (ASL). It was all for fun for us to “fingerspell,” but my grandmother saw when we signed a “G” that we [Read More…]

Eyewitness Books from Dorling Kindersley Offer Brilliantly-Colored Education

Dorling Kindersley’s Graphically-Rich Style Appeals to the Visual Learner If you haven’t had a chance to open one of Dorling Kindersley’s Eyewitness Books, you’re in for a brilliantly-colored surprise! These books have detailed articles that have been illustrated with visually-appealing, large color photos and illustrations, both of which are captioned for even further elaboration. Subjects [Read More…]

Is It Legal to Homeschool?

We’re typical law-abiding citizens, so imagine our surprise when one of the first questions that we got asked when we decided to homeschool was whether or not it was legal! Rest assured that it is indeed legal in each state in the United States to educate your children at home; however, the laws differ from [Read More…]

New Consignor Store Features Bob Jones University Press Home School Items

“Consignor 93” has opened a store on our website, and several selections from the popular Bob Jones University Press have been placed at auction in our eBay seller store. Bob Jones University Press has published home-study materials for Christian homeschoolers since the early 1970s and has been a rock-solid provider of comprehensive textbooks in all [Read More…]