Suggested Additional Books for Free Reading Mates at Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce Mrs Frisby and the

Rats of NIMH by Robert O'Brien Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Pollyanna by Eleanor Porter Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte Yonge Bambi by Felix Salten The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis Little Britches series by Ralph Moody The Borrowers by Mary Norton The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy Boston Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight Gentle Ben by Walt Morey Gone Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright Return To Gone Away by Elizabeth Enright By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder Complete Peterkin Papers by Lucretia Hale **Calico Captive (girl interest) by Elizabeth George Speare ***Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates ***The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery (British view of revolution) Justin Morgan had a Horse, Marguerite Henry Week 1

Trial and Triumph ch 28. Richard Cameron Lion of the Covenant (1644-1680) Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 1 OR Explore His Creation Couldn't Just Happen 1. The Universe and Its Origins: Counting the stars pg 8 How big is the universe? pg 9 How can we measure star distances? pg 10 Did our universe have a beginning? pg 11 They Live in Australia Chapter 1 Children of the Dark People Chapter 1,2 Age of Fable preface Robinson Crusoe: ch 1,2 Week 2 Our Sunburnt Country Ch 1 The Land of the Dreamtime Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 1 Couldn't Just Happen 1. The Universe and Its Origins: An orderly universe pg 12 The law of entropy pg 13 Why doesn't everyone believe in God? pg 13-15 More wonders pg 15 An astronaut's wise word pg 15-16 Physics Lab in the Home: Why Is It Called Plumbing?, pg. 16 Children of the Dark People Chapter 3 Age of Fable ch 1 introduction (spend 3 weeks as needed) Robinson Crusoe: ch 3, 4

Week 3 The Story of Australia Ch 1 A Hidden Country and its People Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 1 Couldn't Just Happen 2. Dead Planets, Living World: What is the Solar System? pg 17 What are the other planets like? pg 17-18 Landing on Mercury? pg 18 Landing on Venus? pg 18-19 We land on Mars! pg 19-20 They Live in Australia Chapter 2 Children of the Dark People Chapter 4 Age of Fable ch 1 introduction (spend 3 weeks as needed) Robinson Crusoe: ch 5, 6 Week 4 CHOW Ch 71 Charles I 1600 Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 2 Couldn't Just Happen 2. Dead Planets, Living World: The outer planets pg 20 Jupiter, king of the planets pg 20 Saturn, the ringed planet pg 21 Uranus, Neptune and Pluto pg 21 Physics in the Home: Is the Surface of a Lake or Ocean Really Flat?, pg. 17 Children of the Dark People Chapter 5,6 Age of Fable ch 1 introduction (spend 3 weeks as needed) Robinson Crusoe: ch 7, 8 Week 5

Trial and Triumph ch 29. The Two Margarets The Solway Martyrs (1622-1685) Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 2 Couldn't Just Happen 2. Dead Planets, Living World: Dead planets pg 21-22 The odd planet pg 22 Why is the sun so important? pg 22-24 A zone of life pg 24-25 They Live in Australia Chapter 3 Children of the Dark People Chapter 7 Age of Fable ch 2 spend 2 weeks as needed Robinson Crusoe: ch 9, 10 Week 6 The Story of Australia Ch 2 The Hidden Land is Found Portugal/Dutch 1605 Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 2 Couldn't Just Happen 3. The "Odd Planet:" What if? pg 26-27 Rivers in the sea pg 27-29 What could go wrong? pg 29 The greenhouse effect? pg 29-30 Physics Lab in the Home: Back to the Aqueducts, pg. 19 Children of the Dark People Chapter 8 Age of Fable ch 2 spend 2 weeks as needed Robinson Crusoe: ch 11, 12

Week 7 CHOW Ch 72 Louis XIII 1601-43 Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 3 Couldn't Just Happen 3. The "Odd Planet:" The terrible termites pg 30-31 Holes in the air pg 31 A major mystery pg 31-32 The fundamental law of nature pg 32-33 They Live in Australia Chapter 4 Children of the Dark People Chapter 9 Age of Fable ch 3 Apollo and Daphne Robinson Crusoe: ch 13, 14 Week 8

Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 3 Couldn't Just Happen 4. World in the Making: pg 35-36 Shaking the foundations pg 36 Disappearance of the dinosaurs pg 36-38 Was Earth struck by a giant asteroid? pg 38-39 Physics Lab in the Home: Going with the Flow, pg. 20 They Live in Australia Chapter 5 Children of the Dark People Chapter 10 Age of Fable ch 3 Pyramus ans Thisbe Robinson Crusoe: ch 15, 16 Week 9 The Story of Australia Ch 3 A Dutch Sailor Tasman 1642 Trial and Triumph ch 30. John Bunyan Happy Pilgrim (1628-1688) Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 3 Couldn't Just Happen 4. World in the Making: The "death star" theory pg 39-40 Continents that move pg 40-42 Cataclysms on Earth? pg 42 What about the Genesis Flood? pg 42-43 Children of the Dark People Chapter 11 Age of Fable ch 3 Cephalus and Procris Robinson Crusoe: ch 17, 18 Week 10

Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 4 Couldn't Just Happen 5. Mysteries of the Earth: pg 44-45 Mountains where they shouldn't be pg 45 How old is the Earth? pg 46 How scientists use fossils to determine age pg 46-47 What is radiometric dating? pg 47-49 Physics Lab in the Home: Faucets and Pipes, Rubber Washers, pg. 24; How Do Faucets Work?, pg. 25 They Live in Australia Chapter 6 Children of the Dark People Chapter 12 Age of Fable ch 4 Juno and her rivals: Io Robinson Crusoe: ch 19, 20

Week 11 The Story of Australia Ch 4 The British come. Dampier 1699 Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 4 Couldn't Just Happen 5. Mysteries of the Earth: What's wrong with radiometric dating? pg 49-50 From the beginning? pg 50-51 What was Earth like when it was created? pg 51-52 Will the mysteries ever be solved? pg 52-53 Children of the Dark People Chapter 13 Age of Fable ch 4 Callisto Robinson Crusoe: ch 21, 22 Week 12

Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 4 Couldn't Just Happen 6. How Science Works: pg 56 How scientists test their ideas pg 57-58 It's not really that easy pg 58-59 Developing better theories pg 59-60 Good science and bad science pg 60-61 Physics Lab in the Home: Water Seeks its Own Level, The Trap, pg. 28; Cleaning Out Blocked Sewer Lines, pg. 31 They Live in Australia Chapter 7 Children of the Dark People Chapter 14 Age of Fable ch 4 Diana and Actaeon Robinson Crusoe: ch 23, 24 Optional Exam Week

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis Little Britches series by Ralph Moody Gentle Ben by Walt Morey Gone Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright Return To Gone Away by Elizabeth Enright By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder **Calico Captive (girl interest) by Elizabeth George Speare ***Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates ***The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery (British view of revolution) Justin Morgan had a Horse, Marguerite Henry Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Week 13

George Washington's World: the story begins, a boy of virginia pg 5-9, daniel boone pg 10-12, john adams farmer boy pg 12a girl who liked ideas pg 18-19 Trial and Triumph ch 31. Jonathan Edwards Great Awakening Theologian (1703-1758) Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 5 Couldn't Just Happen 6. How Science Works: The "ruling theory trap" pg 62-63 Is scientific proof possible? pg 63-64 7. Life in a Test Tube? pg 65 Either/or pg 65-66 Age of Fable ch 4 Latona and the rustics Robinson Crusoe: ch 25, 26 (not all books have chapter divisions; spend 14 weeks in this book) James Cook: Royal Navy ch 1,2 Week 14

CHOW ch72 Peter the Great George Washington's World: Pontiac a Boy of Ottawa pg 19-20, Benjamin West pg 21-22, The Friendly Printer pg 23-27, The 30-31 Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 5 Couldn't Just Happen 7. Life in a Test Tube? What do Evolutionists think happened? pg 66-67 Stanley Miller's experiment pg 67 What is a cell? pg 68-69 How do we know it couldn't just happen? pg 69-72 Physics Lab in the Home: Surface Tension, pg. 32 They Live in Australia Chapter 8 Age of Fable ch 5 Phaeton spend 2 weeks as needed Robinson Crusoe: 27 (end) (not all books have chapter divisions; spend 14 weeks in this book) James Cook: Royal Navy ch 3

Week 15

Bennelong ch 1,2 George Washington's World: Spain and the Pueblos pg 32-34, Frederick pg 35-37, Johann Sebastian Bach pg 38, Catherine Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 5 Couldn't Just Happen 8. The Mystery of the Moths: The moths that changed! pg 73-74 Other changes and evolution pg 74-75 The Theory of Evolution and evolution pg 75-76 What are genes and chromosomes? pg 76-77 Age of Fable ch 5 Phaeton spend 2 weeks as needed Kidnapped ch 1, 2 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 4,5 Week 16

Our Sunburnt Country Ch 2 New Visitors to an Old Land George Washington's World: Pierre Caron pg 45-48, Tthe Great Voltaire pg 49-51, James Cook Goes to Sea pg 52-53, Jame Ruler pg 56-58 Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 6 OR Explore His Creation Couldn't Just Happen 8. The Mystery of the Moths: What about those moths? pg 77-78 What experiments show pg 78-79 Were there "hopeful monsters"? pg 79-80 What does the Bible say? pg 80-81 Physics Lab in the Home: Hot and Cold, pg. 34; What Is Heat?, pg. 35 They Live in Australia Chapter 9 Age of Fable ch 6 Midas Kidnapped ch 3, 4 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 6 Week 17

Bennelong ch 3 George Washington's World: Benjamin Franklin Looks and Learns pg 59-59, Fray Junipero Serra pg 62, Qianlong and the Ba Traders pg 71-72, France and England in America pg 73-74 Trial and Triumph ch 32. George Whitefield Great Awakening Preacher (1714-1770) Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 6 Couldn't Just Happen 9. The Record in the Rocks: What is a fossil? pg 82 What do fossils have to do pg 83 What did Charles Darwin think abut fossils? pg 84-85 What are strata? pg 85-89 Other problems, too pg 89-90 Age of Fable ch 6 Baucis and Philemon Kidnapped ch 5, 6 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 7,8

Week 18

The Story of Australia Ch 5 Captain James Cook George Washington's World: French and Indian War pg 75-80, Seven Years War Begins pg 81-82, The Empire Builder pg 83 90 Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 6 Couldn't Just Happen 9. The Record in the Rocks: Taking wings pg 90-91 Evidence for creation pg 91 10. The Same, yet Different: pg 94-96 Is similarity proof? pg 96-97 Physics Lab in the Home: Heat on the Move, pg. 37; Conduction, pg. 37 They Live in Australia Chapter 10 Age of Fable ch 7 Proserpine spend 2 weeks as needed Kidnapped ch 7, 8 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 9 Week 19

Bennelong ch 4 George Washington's World: A Young Poet Named Phillis pg 91-92, George and Martha Washington pg 93-95, Thomas Jeffe pg 99-101, Goethe Sees Both Sides pg 101-103 Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 7 Couldn't Just Happen 10. The Same, yet Different: Why is homology good evidence? pg 97-98 What are problems with homology? pg 98-99 What about other similarities? pg 99-100 What does the evidence show? pg 100 They Live in Australia Chapter 11 Age of Fable ch 7 Proserpine spend 2 weeks as needed Kidnapped ch 9, 10 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 10,11 Week 20

CHOW Ch 74 Prussia George Washington's World: Catherine Empress of the Russians pg 104-107, Voltaire and His Pen pg 108-110, To the South and Oxygen pg 118, The Steam Engine pg 119-121 Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 7 Couldn't Just Happen 11. The Wonders of Design: pg 102-103 The woodpecker pg 103-104 The amazing penguin pg 104-105 The temperature bird pg 105-106 The first zipper pg 106 Physics Lab in the Home: Radiation, pg. 39; Convection, pg. 42 Age of Fable ch 7 Glaucus and Scylla Kidnapped ch 11, 12 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 12,13

Week 21

Bennelong ch 5 George Washington's World: His Majesty George III pg 122-129, Frederick the Miser and Louis the Waster pg 130-132, Marie Enter Napoleon Buonaparte pg 139 Trial and Triumph ch 33. John Wesley The World His Parish (1703-1791) Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 7 Couldn't Just Happen 11. The Wonders of Design: Directional signals? pg 106-107 The first sonar? pg 107 The first kite? pg 107-108 An unusual cooling system pg 108-109 They Live in Australia Chapter 12 Age of Fable ch 8 Pygmalion Kidnapped ch 13, 14 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 14 Week 22

Our Island Story Ch 45 Loss of America George Washington's World: Italy the Land of Beauty pg 140-142, A King and a Painter of Spain pg 143, The Corsairs of Alg Poland pg 147-148 Madam How and Lady Why: first third ch. 8 Couldn't Just Happen 12. More Wonders of Design: pg 110-111 More examples of design pg 111 A termite's home is its castle pg 111-113 Life inside the castle pg 113 Physics Lab in the Home: Drying Clothes, pg. 45; The Clothes Dryer, pg. 47 Age of Fable ch 8 Dryope Kidnapped ch 15, 16 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 15, 16 Week 23

Bennelong ch 6,7 George Washington's World: The Empress and the Sultan pg 149-150, Home To China pg 150, Japan and the Passing Worl John Paul Jones pg 156-158 Madam How and Lady Why: second third ch. 8 Couldn't Just Happen 12. More Wonders of Design: Dancers with wings pg 113-114 On the march pg 114-115 Will insects take over the world? pg 115-116 13. When It Takes Two: pg 117-118 They Live in Australia Chapter 13 Age of Fable ch 8 Venus and Adonis Kidnapped ch 17, 18 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 17, 18

Week 24

CHOW Ch 75 American Revolution Bennelong ch 8,9 George Washington's World: Olaudah Equiano pg 158-160, Spain's New Colony pg 161-165, Over The Mountain With Boone 172, The First Congress pg 173-175 Madam How and Lady Why: last third ch. 8 Couldn't Just Happen 13. When It Takes Two: Mutualism in the oceans pg 118-119 Insects and plants pg 119 Insects and orchids pg 120-121 More mimics pg 121-122 Wonders everywhere pg 122-123 Age of Fable ch 8 Apollo and Hyacinthus Kidnapped ch 19, 20 James Cook: Royal Navy ch 19 Optional Exam Week

The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis Little Britches series by Ralph Moody Gentle Ben by Walt Morey Return To Gone Away by Elizabeth Enright ***Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates ***The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery (British view of revolution) Justin Morgan had a Horse, Marguerite Henry Week 25

The Story of Australia Ch 6 British Settlement George Washington's World: The Battle of Bunker Hill pg 176-177, John Adams Selects a Commander pg 178-180, Declarat Europe pg 190-192, Benjamin Franklin in France pg 192-194 The Story Book of Science Ch 11-15 Couldn't Just Happen 14. The Family Tree? pg 126-127 Piltdown man pg 127-128 What's new? pg 129 Physics Lab in the Home: Why Do We Need Refrigerators?, pg. 49; The Cooling Cycle, pg. 51 Old Man River of Australia Ch 1 following the river on a map Age of Fable ch 9 Ceyx and Halcyone Kidnapped ch 21, 22 John of the Sirius Ch 1,2 Week 26

Our Sunburnt Country Ch 3 They Came and Stayed George Washington's World: Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI pg 195-197, Lafayette Sails for America pg 198-200, The Old F 205-209, To Carry the News pg 209-210 The Story Book of Science Ch 16-20 Couldn't Just Happen 14. The Family Tree? Why so many mistakes? pg 130-131 Where did humans really come from? pg 131-133 Either, or pg 133 Old Man River of Australia Ch 2 following the river on a map River Murray Mary Ch 1 The Little Wooden Horse Kidnapped ch 23, 24 John of the Sirius Ch 3,4

Week 27

The Story of Australia Ch 7 Trouble and Wool George Washington's World: Valley Forge pg 211-214, The French Alliance pg 215-217, George Rogers Clark pg 218-220, A Homme Richard pg 223-224 The Story Book of Science Ch 21-25 Couldn't Just Happen 15. Amazing and Wonderful: pg 134 Life in this world pg 134 You and your body pg 134 Inside your body pg 134-135 The world's best pump pg 135 Physics Lab in the Home: How Does a Refrigerator Keep Things Cold?, pg. 53; Can a Refrigerator Cool a House?, pg. 54 River Murray Mary Ch 2 Age of Fable ch 10 Vertumnus and Pomona Kidnapped ch 25, 26 John of the Sirius Ch 5,6 Week 28

Our Sunburnt Country Ch 4 Rum and Rebellion George Washington's World: Spain Beseiges Gibraltar pg 225, Holland Defends her Trade pg 226-227, Napoleon Buonapart Cornwallis Surrenders pg 231-233 Trial and Triumph ch 34. John Newton Slave Trader Saved by Grace (1725-1807) The Story Book of Science Ch 26-30 Couldn't Just Happen 15. Amazing and Wonderful: The oxygen exchange pg 135-138 Rushing rivers within pg 138-139 How many cells in your body? pg 139-140 Eyes to see pg 140 Ever new pg 140-141 Old Man River of Australia Ch 3 following the river on a map Kidnapped ch 27, 28 John of the Sirius Ch 7,8 Week 29

The Story of Australia Ch 8 Bass and Flinders George Washington's World: Washington Refuses Absolute Power pg 234-235, Money pg 236-238, The Peace Treaty pg 23 and Stripes in China pg 244 The Story Book of Science Ch 31-35 Couldn't Just Happen 16. In God's Image: pg 142-143 How does the brain work? pg 143 Your nervous system pg 143-144 Grey matter? pg 144-145 Physics Lab in the Home: More About Refrigerators, pg. 55; Opening the Refrigerator Door, p. 56 River Murray Mary Ch 3 Age of Fable ch 11 Cupid and Psyche Kidnapped ch 29, 30 John of the Sirius Ch 9,10

Week 30 Our Sunburny Country Ch 5 Bass and Flinders George Washington's World: Back to His Good Land pg 249-253, Lonely Thomas Jefferson pg 253-255, Aviation is Born pg Three Americans Meet in France pg 261-263 The Story Book of Science Ch 36-40 Couldn't Just Happen 16. In God's Image: The true you pg 145-147 What evolutionists can never explain pg 147 God's gift? pg 147-148 You, for always pg 148-149 Old Man River of Australia Ch 4 following the river on a map River Murray Mary Ch 4 Age of Fable ch 12 Cadmus Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving spend 2 weeks as needed John of the Sirius Ch 11,12 Week 31

George Washington's World: Rousseau and Silver Sheep Shears pg 264-266, John Adams and George III pg 267-269, Hisse Last Review pg 272-273, Catherine's Turkish Fairy Tale pg 273-276 The Story Book of Science Ch 41-45 Couldn't Just Happen 17. A Sure Word: pg 152-153 Knowing about God pg 153-154 What's so special about the Bible? pg 154-155 The Bible's historical accuracy pg 155-156 Can we prove the Bible's origin? pg 156-159 Physics Lab in the Home: You Can't Refrigerate Everything, pg. 58; A Frosty Freezer, pg. 59 River Murray Mary Ch 5 Kookanoo Age of Fable ch 12 the Myrmidons Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving spend 2 weeks as needed John of the Sirius Ch 13,14 Week 32

CHOW Ch76 French Revolution George Washington's World: The Assembly of the Notables pg 277-278, The Not Yet United States pg 279-280, The Constitu Victory for the Third Estate pg 293-295 The Story Book of Science Ch 46-50 Couldn't Just Happen 18. How We Know We Can Trust: pg 160 Prophecy about Jesus pg 160-163 The evidence of miracles pg 163-164 Were Jesus' miracles real? pg 164-166 What did Jesus teach about beginnings? pg 166-167 Old Man River of Australia Ch 5 following the river on a map River Murray Mary Ch 6 Age of Fable ch 13 Nisus and Scyll Paul Revere's Ride by Longfellow John of the Sirius Ch 15,16

Week 33

Matthew Flinders Ch 1,2 George Washington's World: To the Bastille pg 296-299, Off With the Baker to Paris pg 300-303, America and the Key to the Were All Men Created Equal pg 314-315 Trial and Triumph ch 35. David Brainerd Preacher to the North American Indians (1718-1747) The Story Book of Science Ch 51-55 Couldn't Just Happen 19. What the Bible Teaches About Creation: How many choices are there? pg 168-169 What we learn about creation pg 169-171 When did God create? pg 171 Physics Lab in the Home: Air Pressure, pg. 60; Vacuum Cleaners, pg. 65 Age of Fable ch 13 Echo and Narcissus The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving spend 4 weeks as need John of the Sirius Ch 17,18 Week 34

Matthew Flinders Ch 4,3 George Washington's World: Beware the Tyrants pg 316-318, Liberty pg 319-321, A New Republic for Haiti pg 322-324, The Doctor Jenner pg 327 The Story Book of Science Ch 56-60 Couldn't Just Happen 19. What the Bible Teaches About Creation: Did God create in consecutive pg 172-173 The Genesis Flood pg 173-175 What we can and cannot know pg 175-176 Old Man River of Australia Ch 6 following the river on a map River Murray Mary Ch 7 Age of Fable ch 13 Clytie, Hero and Leander The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving spend 4 weeks as need John of the Sirius Ch 19-21 Week 35

Matthew Flinders Ch 6,5 George Washington's World: Daughters of the New Republic pg 328, Noah Webster's Blue Backed Speller pg 329, The Reig Grandmother pg 333-334, Napoleon Buonaparte pg 335-336 The Story Book of Science Ch 61-65 Couldn't Just Happen 20. Alive Now and Forevermore: pg 177-178 What about you? pg 178 What does lie in the future? pg 178-180 Resurrection ahead pg 180-184 Old Man River of Australia Ch 7 following the river on a map River Murray Mary Ch 8 Age of Fable ch 14 Minerva The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving spend 4 weeks as need John of the Sirius Ch

Week 36

Matthew Flinders Ch 7 George Washington's World: To Italy pg 336-338, To Egypt pg 339-341, The Rosetta Stone pg 342, Qianlong's Reply to Geo 349 The Story Book of Science Ch 70 (Finish over hols) Old Man River of Australia Ch 8 following the river on a map River Murray Mary Ch 9 Age of Fable ch 14 Niobe The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving spend 4 weeks as need John of the Sirius Ch Optional Exam Week

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