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Primary Literary Sources for Ancient History DVD — one copy left

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Primary Literary Sources for Ancient History DVD contains the complete texts of over 1,200 individual works from 98 different authors — from Aeschines to Xenophon – Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Babylonian. It is like having an entire library of classical literature, except that you have it on a DVD instead of having actual hard copies […]

One copy left Korean translation of Teaching the Trivium

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Currently, there are three translations of Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. The Russian translation will be available in 1-2 years. Spanish Portuguese Korean The Korean translation appears to be out of print, but I have one copy to sell (U.S. addresses only) — $40 (free U.S. Media Mail shipping).

Ideas for your personal Bible study and prayer time

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

This is the stack of books which I currently use for my personal Bible study and prayer time — four of these are always in the stack, some are just temporary. The Reese Chronological Bible — this is the Bible I’ve been using for 20 years or more. I would prefer a different translation, but […]

Very Shy 16-Year-Old Daughter — How Would You Answer This

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres We have a 16-year-old daughter who is very shy around people she does not know very well, even if she’s been around them occasionally. She seems content to just keep to herself in group situations, and does not desire to participate in any activity with anyone she is not VERY familiar […]

It is unwise to try to carry next week’s burdens today

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Bible Truths Illustrated: For the Use of Preachers, Teachers, Bible-School, Christian Endeavor, Temperance and Other Christian Workers by J.C. Pittman, 1917 Do not worry about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your […]

Ancient History from Primary Sources on sale this week

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn is on sale this week. Normally priced at $29, this week you can buy it for $16. Plus, with your order you will receive (upon request) Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to […]

Who is your favorite voice actor for audio books?

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

My favorite all-time audiobook narrator is Peter Addenbrooke Thomas (June 28, 1924 – April 30, 2016). His unique voice is considered the most listened-to broadcast voice in American television and radio history. His father was a Presbyterian minister from Wales and his mother an English schoolteacher. During his childhood, they stressed the importance of reading, […]

How to use Boggle when teaching a child to read and spell

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Boggle is the perfect game for helping a child learn to read and spell. Using Boggle to Build Language Skills by Marie Rippel Boggle is recommended for players age 8 and up, but you could tailor some of the rules to accommodate younger players. … Ways to Build Language Skills with Boggle –Build vocabulary. Kids […]

Snowflake Bentley — Grammy helping with this week’s Five In a Row book

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Helping with this week’s Five in a Row book — Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian. This is the story of a young boy who long ago figures out how to photograph snowflakes using a microscope. E figures out how to photograph using the microscope. Books to read along with […]

Reduced prices on my collection of illustrated classics

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

More photos can be provided if needed. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley or; the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burroughs, in the County of Devon, In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth illustrated by N. C. Wyeth hardcover published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1920 413 pages 14 […]

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