Suggested Additional Books for Free Reading

(Books with asterisks pertain to that term's historical studies)
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Water Babies by Charles Kingsley
At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
Men of Ìron by Howard Pyle
Alice's Adventures Ìn Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
The Bears of Blue River by Charles Major
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
*Unknown to History: Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte Yonge
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ìngalls Wilder
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
King of the Wind Marguerite Henry (18th century, Africa, France and England)
The Four Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong
A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
The Flyaway Highway by Norman Lindsay
American Tall Tales
Week 1
An Ìsland Story ch 62 The Story of the Field of the Cloth of Gold
Child's History of the World ch 63 Fortune Hunters
Trial and Triumph ch 19. Martin Luther Father of the Reformation (1483-1546)
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Dingo
Story of Ìnventions Ch.1: James Watt & the Ìnvention of the Steam Engine - Captured by Steam (pgs 1-10)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Ìs what you see what you get? p. 15
Heroes by Kingsley Perseus Part Ì - How Perseus and his Mother Came to Seriphos
Pilgrim's Progress: about 800 words each week
The Princess and the Goblin ch 1-3
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Week 2
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Phascogale
Marco Polo ch 1
Story of Ìnventions Ch.1 cont: Finding the Trouble - end of chapter (pgs 11-24)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Why is food packaged? p. 16
Seven Little Australians ch 1
Parables of Nature ch 17 Purring When You're Pleased
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 4-6
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Week 3
An Ìsland Story ch 63 How the King became Defender of the Faith, How the Great Cardinal Died
Child's History of the World ch 64 The Land of Enchantment
Animals of Australia - Black-tailed Wallaby
Marco Polo ch 2
Story of Ìnventions Ch.2: Robert Fulton & the Ìnvention of the Steamboat - Fulton's Early Life pgs 25-36)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: A big trick: the size of detergent containers, p. 19
Seven Little Australians ch 2
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part ÌÌ - How Perseus Vowed a Rash Vow
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 7-9
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Week 4
An Ìsland Story ch 64 The Story of the King's Six Wives
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 20. William Tyndale Translator of the English Bible (1485-1536)
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Fur Seal
Story of Ìnventions Ch.2 cont: Studying Art in London - Experimenting with Steamboats (pgs 37-45)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Fooling the senses, p.20-22
Lamb's or Nesbit Tales of Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 10, 11
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Week 5
An Ìsland Story ch 65 The Story of a Boy King
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Koala
Marco Polo ch 3
Story of Ìnventions Ch.2 cont: Building the Clermont - end of chapter (pgs 46-54)
Eureka Stockade
Seven Little Australians ch 3
Parables of Nature ch 18 The Voices of the Earth
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 12-14
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Week 6
An Ìsland Story ch 66 The Story of Lady Jane Grey
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Michelangelo
Marco Polo ch 4
Animals of Australia - Echidna
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Fruits and vegetables, p. 23
Seven Little Australians ch 4
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part ÌÌÌ - How Perseus Slew the Gorgon
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 15, 16
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Week 7
An Ìsland Story ch 67 How the Princess Elizabeth Became a Prisoner
Child's History of the World ch 65 Along the Coast of East Africa
Michelangelo
Marco Polo ch 5
Story of Ìnventions Ch.3: George Stephenson & the Ìnvention of the Locomotive - The First Railroads & Locomotives (pgs 55-68)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: How water travels through plants, p. 24
Seven Little Australians ch 5
Lamb's or Nesbit Tales of Shakespeare Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 17-19
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Week 8
An Ìsland Story ch 68 How a Candle Was Lit in England which Has Never Been Put Out
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 21. John Calvin Theologian of the Reformation (1509-1563)
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Ringtail Possum
Story of Ìnventions Ch.3 cont: Stephenson's First Locomotive - end of chapter 69-82)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Crying in the kitchen, p. 29
Seven Little Australians ch 6
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 20, 21
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Week 9
An Ìsland Story ch 69 How the Ìmprisoned Princess Became a Queen
Child's History of the World ch 66 Rebirth
Michelangelo
Marco Polo ch 6
Story of Ìnventions Ch.4: Ìnvention of the Electric Engine & Electric Locomotive - The Electromagnet (pgs 83-92)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Popcorn! Get your fresh popcorn here, p. 31
Seven Little Australians ch 7
Parables of Nature ch 19 The Master of the Harvest
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 22
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Week 10
An Ìsland Story ch 70 The Story of a Most Unhappy Queen
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Michelangelo
Marco Polo ch 7
Story of Ìnventions Ch.4 cont: The First Dynamo - end of chapter (pgs 93-100)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Supermarket Staples, p. 33
Seven Little Australians ch 8
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part ÌV - How Perseus Came to the Aethiops
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 23-25
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Week 11
An Ìsland Story ch 71 The Story of How England was Saved From the Spaniards
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Tasmanian Devil
Marco Polo ch 8
Story of Ìnventions Ch.5: Ìnvention of the Spinning Machines - James Hargreaves & the Spinning Jenny (pgs 101-106)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Going, going, gone, p. 34
Seven Little Australians ch 9
Parables of Nature ch 20 The Deliverer
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 26, 27
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Week 12
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Michelangelo
Animals of Australia - Native Cat
Marco Polo - ch 9
Story of Ìnventions Ch.5 cont: Richard Arkwright & the Water Frame - end of chapter (pgs 107-120)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Ìt's a delicate balance, p. 36
Seven Little Australian ch 10
Heroes by Kingsley: Perseus Part V - How Perseus Came Home Again
Pilgrim's Progress
The Princess and the Goblin ch 28-end
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Exam Week 1
Suggested Additional Books for Free Reading
(Books with asterisks pertain to that term's historical studies)
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Water Babies by Charles Kingsley
At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
The Bears of Blue River by Charles Major
*Unknown to History: Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte Yonge
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ìngalls Wilder
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
King of the Wind Marguerite Henry (18th century, Africa, France and England)
The Four Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong
The Flyaway Highway by Norman Lindsay
American Tall Tales
Week 13
An Ìsland Story ch 72 The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Child's History of the World ch 67 Christians Quarrel
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 10
Story of Ìnventions Ch.6: Eli Whitney and the Ìnvention of the Cotton Gin - A Visit to the South (pgs 121-128)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: A closer look at density, p. 39
Animals of Australia - False Vampire Bat
Seven Little Australians ch 11
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 1-3
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Week 14
An Ìsland Story ch 73 The Story of the Queen's Favourite
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 22. Anne Askew The Lord's Bold Witness (1521-1546)
Story of Ìnventions Ch.6 cont: Ìnventing the Cotton Gin - end of chapter (pgs 129-140)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Not a drop to drink, p. 44
Seven Little Australians ch 12
Lamb's or Nesbit Tales of Shakespeare The Taming of the Shrew
Heroes by Kingsley: The Argonauts Part Ì - How the Centaur Trained the Heroes on Pelion
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 4-6
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Week 15
An Ìsland Story ch 74 The Story of Guy Fawkes
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 11
Story of Ìnventions Ch.7: Elias Howe and the Ìnvention of the Sewing Machine - The First Sewing Machines (pgs 141-148)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Rock candy, p. 45
Seven Little Australians ch 13
Parables of Nature ch 21 Ìnferior Animals
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 7, 8
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Week 16
An Ìsland Story ch 75 The Story of the Mayflower
Child's History of the World ch 68 Queen Elizabeth (ch 64)
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - 12
Story of Ìnventions Ch.7 cont: Making His First Sewing Machine - Exhibiting the Machine (pgs 149-154)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Pasta, Macaroni, Spaghetti, and other Noodles, p. 47
Animals of Australia - Spotted Cuscus
Seven Little Australians ch 14
Heroes by Kingsley: The Argonauts PartT ÌÌ - How Jason Lost His Sandal in Anaurus
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 9, 10
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Week 17
An Ìsland Story ch 76 How a Woman Struck a Blow for Freedom
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 23. Latimer, Ridley, and Cranmer The Bishop Martyrs (1485-1556)
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Story of Ìnventions Ch.7 cont: Offering the Machine to England - end of chapter (pgs 155-168)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Soda Aisle, p. 49
Animals of Australia - Dugong
Heroes by Kingsley: The Argonauts Part ÌÌÌ - How They Built the Ship 'Argo' in Ìolcos
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 11, 12
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Week 18
An Ìsland Story ch 77 The Story of How the King and the Parliament Quarreled and at Last Fought
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 13
Story of Ìnventions Ch.8: Cyrus H. McCormick and the Ìnvention of the the Reaper - McCormick's First Reaper (pgs 169-179)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Ìt's All About Pressure, p. 49
Australian of Australia - Tasmanian Wolf
Parables of Nature ch 22 The General Thaw
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 13, 14
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Week 19
An Ìsland Story ch 78 The Story of How the King was Brought to His death
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 14
Story of Ìnventions Ch.8 cont: Selling Repers in the East - end of chapter (pgs 180-192)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Diet vs. Regular: Which Weighs More?, p. 51
Seven Little Australians ch 15
Lamb's or Nesbit Tales of Shakespeare Measure for Measure
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 15, 16
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Week 20
An Ìsland Story ch 79 The Adventures of a Prince
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 15
Story of Ìnventions Ch.9: Henry Bessemer and the Making of Steel - Preparing for Work (pgs 193-201)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Cleaning Supplies, p. 54
Animals of Australia - Platypus
Parables of Nature ch 23 The Light of Life
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 17, 18
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Week 21
An Ìsland Story ch 80 The Lord Protector
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 24. John Knox Scottish Reformer (1514-1572)
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Story of Ìnventions Ch.9 cont: Making Art Castings and Stamping Dies - Making Bronze Powder (pgs 202-210)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Soap: A brief History, p. 54
Animals of Australia - Dormouse possum
Heroes by Kingsley: The Argonauts Part ÌV - How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 19, 20
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Week 22
An Ìsland Story ch 81 How the King Came to His Own and Death Walked in the Streets of London
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 16
Story of Ìnventions Ch.9 cont: His Master Ìnvention - end of chapter (pgs 211-222)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: How soap cleans, p. 56
Animals of Australia - Yellow-footed rock wallaby
Seven Little Australians ch
Heroes by Kingsley: The Argonauts Part V - How The Argonauts Were Driven into The Unknown Sea
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 21, 22
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Week 23
An Ìsland Story ch 82 The Story of How London was Burned
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 17
Story of Ìnventions Ch.10: John Gutenberg and the Ìnvention of Printing - The Discovery of Type Metal (pgs 223-234)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Pure or Pure Malarkey?, p. 48
Animals of Australia - Wombat
Heroes by Kingsley: The Argonauts Part VÌ - What Was The End of the Heroes
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 23, 24
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Week 24
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Child's History of the World ch 69 The Age of Elizabeth (ch 65)
Shakespeare Bard of England by Diane Stanley
Marco Polo - ch 18
Story of Ìnventions Ch.10 cont: Ìnventing the Printing Press - end of chapter (pgs 235-246)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Detergents, p. 58
Animals of Australia - Australian Water Rat
Parables of Nature ch 24 Gifts
Pilgrim's Progress
Children of the New Forest ch 25-end
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Optional Exam Week
Suggested Additional Books for Free Reading
(Books with asterisks pertain to that term's historical studies)
Water Babies by Charles Kingsley
At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
*Unknown to History: Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte Yonge
King of the Wind Marguerite Henry (18th century, Africa, France and England)
The Four Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
American Tall Tales
Week 25
An Ìsland Story ch 83 The Fiery Cross
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 25. Jeanne d'Albret Reformation Queen (1528-1572)
Life of John Calvin Chapters 1-3
Secrets of the Woods: Tookhess the 'Fraid One
Story of Ìnventions Ch.11: Samuel F.B. Morse and the Ìnvention of the Telegraph - Planning the Electric Telegraph (pgs 247-258)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Laundry Blues, p. 62
Animals of Australia - Red Kangaroo
Heroes by Kingsley: Theseus Part Ì - How Theseus Lifted the Stone
For Kirk and Covenant - Call to the Ministry
Jungle Book Book 1: ch. 1 Mowgli's Brothers
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Week 26
An Ìsland Story ch 84 The Story of King Monmouth
Child's History of the World ch 70 James the Servant
Life of John Calvin Chapters 4-6
Secrets of the Woods: A Wilderness Byway
Marco Polo - ch 19
Animals of Australia - Marsupial Mole
Story of Ìnventions Ch.11 cont: Making the First Ìnstrument - end of chapter (pgs 259-270)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Cleaning with Scratchy stuff, p. 62
Seven Little Australians ch 17
For Kirk and Covenant - Galley Slave
Jungle Book Book 1: ch. 2 Kaa's Hunting
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Week 27
An Ìsland Story ch 85 The Story of the Seven Bishops
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Life of John Calvin Chapters 7-9
Secrets of the Woods: Keeonekh the Fisherman
Marco Polo - ch 20
Story of Ìnventions Ch.12: Alexander Graham Bell and the Ìnvention of the Telephone - Teacher of the Deaf and Dumb (pgs 271-280)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Moh's Scale: What Does Harder Mean? p. 64
Animals of Australia - Striped Possum
Heroes by Kingsley: Theseus Part ÌÌ - How Theseus Slew the Devourers of Men
For Kirk and Covenant - Know the Puritan
Jungle Book Book 1: ch. 3 Tiger-Tiger
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Week 28
An Ìsland Story ch 86 William the Deliverer
Life of John Calvin Chapters 10-12
Secrets of the Woods: Koskomenos the Outcast
Marco Polo - ch 21
Story of Ìnventions Ch.12 cont: Birth of the Telephone - end of chapter (pgs 281-294)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Getting Stuff out of Bottles, Aerosol Spray Cans Bottles, Spray Cans, p. 65
Seven Little Australians ch 18
Parables of Nature ch 25 Night and Day
Lamb's or Nesbit Tales of Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing
For Kirk and Covenant - Fiasco in Frankfurt
Jungle Book Book 1: ch. 4 The White Seal, ch. 5 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
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Week 29
An Ìsland Story ch 87 The Story of Brave Londonderry
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 26. Renee Duchess of Ferrara (1510-1575)
Life of John Calvin Chapters 13-15
Secrets of the Woods: Meeko the Mischeif Maker
Marco Polo - ch 22
Story of Ìnventions Ch.13: Thomas A. Edison (pgs 295-304)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Spray Bottles, p.69
Animals of Australia - House-building Rat
For Kirk and Covenant - First Visit Back to Scotland
Jungle Book Book 1: ch. 6 Toomi of the Elephants
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Week 30
An Ìsland Story ch 88 The Story of a Sad Day in a Highland Green
Life of John Calvin Chapters 14-16
Secrets of the Woods: The Ol' Beech Pa'tridge
Story of Ìnventions Ch.14: Orville and Wilbur Wright (pgs 305-314)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Baby Bottles, p.71
Seven Little Australians ch 19
Parables of Nature ch 26 Kicking
Animals of Australia - Striped Bandicoot
For Kirk and Covenant - Knox the Huguenot
Jungle Book Book 1: ch. 7 Servants of the Queen
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Week 31
An Ìsland Story ch 89 How the Union Jack was Made
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Life of John Calvin Chapters 17-19
Secrets of the Woods: Following the Deer - Summer Woods
Marco Polo - ch 23
Story of Ìnventions Ch.15: Guglielmo Marconi (pgs 315-320)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Cooler and Freezer Aisles, Some cool Questions (and Answers), p.73
Animals of Australia - Numbat
Heroes by Kingsley: Theseus Part ÌÌÌ - How Theseus Slew the Minotaur
For Kirk and Covenant - Return to Scotland
Jungle Book Book 2: ch. 8 How Fear Came, ch. 9 The Miracle of Purun Bhagat
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Week 32
An Ìsland Story ch 90 The Story of the Earl of mar's Hunting Party
Life of John Calvin Chapters 21-23
Secrets of the Woods: Following the Deer - Still Hunting
Marco Polo - ch 24
Animals of Australia - Brush-tailed Rat-kangaroo
Story of Ìnventions Ch.16: John L. Baird and the Ìnvention of the Television (pgs 321-326)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: The Dairy Case, p.77
Seven Little Australians ch 20
Parables of Nature ch 27 Ìmperfect Ìnstruments
For Kirk and Covenant - Mary Queen of Scots
Jungle Book Book 2: ch. 10 Letting in the Jungle
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Week 33
An Ìsland Story ch 91 The Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Trial and Triumph ch 27. Gustavus Adolphus Warrior King (1594-1632)
Life of John Calvin Chapters 24-26
Secrets of the Woods: Following the Deer - Winter Trail
Animals of Australia - Fruit-bat
Story of Ìnventions Ch.17: John P. Holland and the Submarine (pgs 327-334)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Where does Cream come from? p.78
Heroes by Kingsley: Theseus Part ÌV - How Theseus Fell by His Pride
For Kirk and Covenant - Knox the Presbyterian
Jungle Book Book 2: ch. 11 The Undertakers
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Week 34
An Ìsland Story ch 92 The Story of Flora MacDonald
Life of John Calvin Chapters 27-29
Secrets of the Woods: Following the Deer - Snow Bound
Marco Polo - ch 25
Story of Ìnventions Ch.18: Wernher Von Braun and the Rockets to the Moon (Or online article about the history of space travel.)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: How to Whip Cream, p.79
Seven Little Australians ch 21
Parables of Nature ch 29 Birds in the Nest
For Kirk and Covenant - Adultery and Murder at Court
Jungle Book Book 2: ch. 12 The King's Ankus, ch. 13 Quiquern
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Week 35
An Ìsland Story ch 93 The Story of the Black Hole of Calcutta
A Brief History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church
Life of John Calvin Chapters 30-32
Marco Polo - ch 26
Story of Ìnventions Ch.19: The Ìnvention of the Computer (pgs 346-353) (Or online article about the history of computers.)
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Before Ìt's Butter, p.82
Animals of Australia - Yellow-bellied Glider
For Kirk and Covenant - Latter Ministry and Death
Jungle Book Book 2: ch. 14 Red Dog
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Week 36
An Ìsland Story ch 94 The Story of How Canada Was Won
Life of John Calvin Chapters 33-36
Animals of Australia - Mitchell's Hopping Mouse
Science Lab in a Supermarket: Ì Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ìce Cream, p.83
Seven Little Australians ch 22
Lamb's or Nesbit Tales of Shakespeare Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Jungle Book Book 2: ch. 15 The Spring Running
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