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you succeed with every Sonlight Core program. great... for your kids and you, return it (used
When you purchase any Sonlight Core, you books and all) and get back every penny you ev
get (we are convinced) one of the very best deals paid us. We only want happy customers.
available anywhere in the world on homeschool Because we back your Sonlight Core with our th
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fit for your family—and we want you to enjoy us- ger to pay. With our Time Payment option, you
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can order today with an easy down payment and
the materials. take up to six months to pay the rest. See page
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a and then decide to return them, there is a strict
condition:
Your family can enjoy a rich, positive
experience with “real” books.
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Think about it: If one book doesn’t normally J of Riverton, Utah. “Our oldest son is using Science li
You have to treat the books like fragile eggs. 6 by himself, while the rest of us, from our ten-year-
appeal to you, you’re likely to skip it entirely. as
Take special care as you crack open the cover: old down to our three-year-old, are doing Science K.
make sure you don’t bend it too far or dog-ear If it’s part of a complete program, however, you Sonlight helps make homeschooling a large family
the corners. You live in fear that one of the kids will likely try the book to see if—just maybe—it enjoyable.” Here, Kara, Benjamin, Matthew and
might spill something, or the baby may try teeth- holds more value than you expect. Rachel have just completed the Science K soaking
colors experiment.
ing on it... Sonlight’s Core programs include—purpose-
When you buy a Sonlight Core, you experi- fully—a wide variety of literary genres. You may
and hard work. On the other, after students have
ence none of these worries or fears. surprise yourself and find—as others have be-
slogged through a difficult title, we think they
fore you: “I’ve never read a book like that before!
Relax with Sonlight’s “Love to Learn” should get a breather: an excellent title that en-
I’m astonished at how much I enjoyed it!”
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Guarantee: The point is this: When you purchase a Son- can breeze through at a clip.
Buy any Core program or Newcomer package light Core, you and your children are likely to
(even “mix and match” to create your own; see Fact: You and your children would almost cer-
read more widely than if you choose individual
page 160 for details) and enjoy “Sonlighting” tainly enjoy most books you can hand-pick from
books on your own—because we’ve made these
with your children for a full 18 weeks. That’s half our catalog. However, we believe (based on com-
choices for you.
of a school year during which you get to test the ments we receive from customers just like you)
You have our book list in this catalog. But if that if you order a complete Sonlight Core, you’re
program as it was meant to be used. you buy books ”a la carte,” let’s be honest: you more able to help your children through difficult
Read your books like any book owner: open will either leave many books alone, or choose times... because you recognize that the book is
wide, pages turned down—the same way you them only after some serious struggle. part of a whole package which provides a variety
would read any other book you own. In truth, some customers are thrilled with of experiences.
Without fear, you let your kids study and en- absolutely every book we include. Very few find
joy them, too. They can take the books to bed, more than one or two titles they don’t love. Why
Do you already own “a bunch of”
read them in the tree house or the bathroom: you not save yourself the headache? Try a complete books in the Sonlight Core you’d want
won’t cringe in dread that one of the books may Sonlight Core, and give your kids a broader, to buy?
turn up damaged. Never worry that you won’t be fuller education. Your budget is not unlimited. Sonlight works
allowed to return it. Some customers feel school books should to stretch it for you. For instance, we use some
Go ahead and dive into school. Let students push their children at every turn. We’ve taken books in more than one Core; in later programs,
write in activity sheets, and use any consumable a different tack. those books are available separately as a “Re-
resource from weeks 1-18. Gain half a school year quired Resource.” You’re not forced to order du-
You’ll experience some books that challenge,
of real, hands-on experience with your Sonlight plicate copies.
and others that soothe. On the one hand, we
Core—just teaching and reading, not guard- say, homeschooling can’t be all “sunshine and Are some books in the Core already on your
cotton candy,” and often requires real discipline shelves? That’s probably because you value
them highly. Is their value greater than the total
discount you could save on ALL the other items

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The Sonlight books intertwine to make a coherent picture of what we study,
that’s history, or science, or China. We’ve homeschooled with Sonlight all
you want to buy this year? If not, then buying
the Core still saves you money.
And wouldn’t a few duplicate books (at 10%


off) make great year-round gifts? Just one great
six years and love it! —Lisa B, November 2007 way a lot of Sonlighters use those occasional
extras.

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