Cruise of the Arctic Star
Journey through history with Scott O'Dell, author of such books as Black Pearl, Island of the Blue Dolphins, and Sing Down the Moon, as he and his wife and crew voyage up the coast of California in his cedar-hulled cruiser recalling people and events along the way. The trip begins on a foggy morning from San Diego and ends at the Columbia River in Washington. Learn about such characters as Sir Francis Drake, Jedediah Strong Smith, and the Chumash Indians along with navigation terms and life at sea. Maps found throughout the book will help you keep your bearings on your trip. This true-life story will spark your imagination and your sense of adventure as you travel and learn. ~ Donna
Introduce children to the fascinating and diverse world in which we live through delightful children’s books. Modeled after the Charlotte Mason philosophy of notebooking, this study focuses on the 4 R’s: reading, reasoning, relating and recording. Skills are age appropriate and gentle to engage and inspire children in the learning process. Geography, cultures, animals, folk tales and fables, music and art, are all covered, as are nature studies, poetry and recipes. Literature rich, the authors also provide additional literature and video resources to go deeper. Volumes are flexible for one semester (4 lessons/week) or one year (2 lessons/week). Beautifully illustrated with vibrant photographs and gorgeous art reproductions for the art studies. Black and white nature drawings are included and reproducible for individual families. Quality art supplies are recommended. Please note that a Japanese notebook, Tsubame, is recommended and sold by Beautiful Feet, but we currently do not offer it. ~ Deanne
It just didn’t make the important historical parts stick to memory.
over 3 years ago