Author: Colleen Schreurs
Publisher: Progeny Press; loose-leaf format (in clear-front presentation folder)
Grade: Elementary School
Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with questions and comparisons from the firm, and timeless, foundation of the Bible. Their study guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy; explain and use literary terms, and deal with plot construction; dig into why the characters act, believe, and feel as they do and examine what the Bible says in similar circumstances. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary exercises, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, plus a complete answer key.
The Long Way to a New Land
Author: Joan Sandin
An I Can Read Beginning Reader, Level 3
In 1868, Sweden is devastated by drought and Carl Erik's family is starving. When a letter from their uncle in America arrives, they decide to sell the farm and go to America to make a new life. The packing, the goodbyes, and the trip itself are difficult; yet the children eagerly wonder when they might get wheat bread with butter in America. Read the sequel, The Long Way Westward, about the Erik family in America.