Author: Sherrill Weeks
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.
Author: Thomas P. Lewis
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers; Paperback Beginning Reader
Period: at sea, 1850's US; Fiction
An I Can Read Beginning Reader, Level 3
It is a long, exciting, and dangerous journey sailing from New York, around Cape Horn, to California in the 1850s. For Captain Murdock, his wife and navigator Mary, and their children, it's normal, daily life. Mrs. Murdock works, navigates the ship, and teaches the children . . . and when her husband falls ill, she steers the ship through winter storms, icebergs, and repairs, right into safe harbor in San Francisco Bay.