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Preschool and Elementary Selections
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Approximate Comprehension Level Children's Reading/Read
To List Favorite Texts and other Materials
Birth to Age 5
and Steady-Get Me Ready
by June R. Oberlander
Weekly activities for babies, birth to age 5; including games and simple
toys to make. I like to give this one as a shower gift!
Bible Story Book
by Elsie E. Ergermeier
This title is also carried by BJU.
Give Your Child a Superior Mind by Siegfried Englemann is very interesting
but a bit intense. I confess to having done some of these exercises with
one baby, who seemed to enjoy the games but didn't read early.
Go Back To The Top
by Holling C. Holling
Americans at sea, following a carved ivory gull which is the 'mascot'
for 4 generations of seafarers. Suggested ages 9-12.
of the Mississippi by Holling C. Holling
Follow Minn the great snapping turtle from her birth near the head
of the Mississippi, all the way down the great river to the peaceful Louisiana
deltas. Young Adult reading level.
to the Sea by Holling C. Holling
An indian boy carves a wooden canoe with a figure paddling, and sets
it on a journey through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic. Suggested ages
On Mr. Bowditch
A family favorite!
Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
from Egypt : A Journey on the Nile, 1849-1850 by Florence Nightengale
Not about nursing, these were her letters home about Egypt as she decided
to become a nurse.
Progress by Bunyon
Child Can Write
by Harvey S. Wiener, PhD
Gift of Music: Great Composers and their Influence" by Jane Stuart
Smith and Betty Carlson
of Nature Study by Anna Comstock
Highly recommended as a Nature Guide for young students.
Am Joe's Body" by J.D. Ratcliff
Originally published as "Your Body and How it Works", this is the famous
Reader's Digest series in a single volume. We used it as a reference/reading
while we worked with the Lukens Felt Body, and a plastic skeleton.
Diary of an Edwardian Lady VIDEO. A dramatization of the life of author
Edith Holden from 1877, depicting her girlhood, her family life, and her
eventual tragic death. Filmed on location.
the Red Fern Grows by Rawls
VIDEO - 1974, G. Adventure story for boys - an excellent adaptation
of the book.
David Macaulay's "The Way Things Work".
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