Welcome to the center for all of 2013's new books, editions, updates, and lines we've just started to carry at Christianbook.com! We've been adding books practically by the day and will do our best to keep you up-to-date with all the amazing new products that will be coming soon. Many of these products have not yet been released, so you may not get to view covers and sample pages for a bit; but when they're in stock, rest assured, we'll be updating all products so you can so you can browse through sample pages yourself.
Doodle Yourself Smart
Volumes: Math / Geometry / Physics
It’s no wonder we doodle when we’re thinking, in class, working through thoughts….sometimes the best thing you can do when you’re stumped is simply to relax. The Doodle Yourself Smart… series features more than 100 doodles and problems that cover key concepts and ideas. The problem only takes up a small space on the page (in a cool, typewriter font with illustrations that look hand-drawn), and the rest of the page is open to write and draw on. The page backgrounds are creativity-inspiring in themselves, with quotes and lightly colored pages mimicking old lab notebooks with different types of grid pages, fade marks, and old ruled paper.
Boogie Board eWriters
Available: See all color models
The Boogie Board LCD eWriter is a brilliant supplement for handwriting practice, in-the-car drills, quick drawing exercises, games, and more. Ultra thin and incredibly light, a pressure sensitive LCD screen lets you write just like pen and paper. 8.5" LCD screen operates on a longlasting 3V watch battery.
Nancy B. Science Club Resources:
Equipment: Binoculars / Microscope / Aquascope / Crime-Solver Scope / Moonscope
Get kids interesting and engaged in science with the Nancy B. Science Club. Sturdy, colorful equipment that works provides kids with the resources they need to see how scientists truly do their jobs. Each kit also comes with a full-color activity journal that gives students experiments, tips on using the equipment, and encouragement to think like a scientist!
Language Tree DVDs
Starring native speakers and computer-animated characters, Language Tree DVDs teach basic conversational skills, including vocabulary and phrases for meeting and greeting, counting, playing, eating and drinking, getting ready for bed, and more. Kids of all ages will enjoy learning useful phrases and vocabulary through fun songs.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt English
Homeschool Kits: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5 Grade 6
Teach your students fundamental grammar, usage, and mechanics skills, as well as the six traits of writing, with the Houghton Mifflin English homeschool curriculum. The full-color Student Textbook provides the main lesson component; units cover sentences, parts of speech, capitalization & punctuation, and writing for specific purposes. Written directly to the student, activities ask the student to look at photos for references, talk about their own experiences, circle the correct answer, fill in the blank, edit models, and complete other exercises.
Horizons with Parent CD-ROM: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Horizons with Teacher's Guide: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Harcourt Horizons social studies curriculum guides students through social studies while integrating chart and graph skills, map & globe reading exercises, citizenship lessons, basic reading skills, primary source use, and other cross-curricular elements.
Curriculum K-5: Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4,Grade 5
Modules Gr. 6-8: A: Cells & Heredity /B: Diversity of Living Things / C: Human Body / D: Ecology & Environment / E: The Dynamic Earth / F: Earth's Water & Atmosphere / G: Space Science / H: Matter & Energy / I: Matter, Forces, & Energy / J: Sound & Light / K: Intro to Science & Technology
Science Fusion encourages students to fully engage with the fundamental steps of science: inquiring, thinking, predicting, analyzing, and applying. Students will think critically and use their reasoning skills as they learn new content, applying what they've learned to online content, activities, and labs.
Holt Elements of Language Curriculum:
Curriculum Kits: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Divided into major sections of grammar, usage, and mechanics; sentences & paragraphs; communications; and the "quick reference handbook," the Holt Elements of Language curriculum provides a thorough language arts curriculum that integrates writing workshops, reading workshops, and test-taking lessons.
Apologia Advanced Biology, The Human Body, 2nd Edition:
The Human Body Kit, 2nd Edition / Textbook, 2nd Ed. / Solutions & Test Book, 2nd Ed.
Updated with new textual material, beautiful illustrations, and a greater emphasis on connecting creation to the Creator! Designed to prepare older high school students for the Advanced Placement (AP) or College Level Examination (CLEP) tests, this fully revised curriculum is intended for teens who have successfully completed high school biology and chemistry. Sixteen modules cover human anatomy and physiology, including the skeletal, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory, and reproductive systems.
Apologia What We Believe Series: What on Earth Can I Do?
What on Earth Can I Do? Text / Notebooking Journal / Coloring Book
Volume 4 in Apologia's What We Believe series, What on Earth Can I Do looks at what being a good and faithful servant means to your kids. Designed around a notebooking concept, this study provides opportunities for your children to ponder who God is, the talents they've been given, how to use them for his glory, and more. Each lesson includes a main topic, learning objectives, short story, thought-provoking questions, vocabulary, and more. Ages 6 to 14.
Bundles: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8,
Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Write Source is a student-friendly, complete language arts curriculum that integrates grammar, usage, and mechanics within an authentic writing context. With writing at the core of the program, students will learn the six traits of effective writing (ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions) and the steps of the writing process (prewriting, writing, revising, editing, publishing) while writing on cross-curricular topics.
McGraw-Hill Math Workbooks:
Workbooks: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Sharpen fundamental arithmetic skills with McGraw-Hill Math workbooks! Basic grade-appropriate math skills necessary for classroom and testing success are covered through engaging, full-color pages. Lessons are clearly grouped by skill, and include a brief explanation, an example, and problems for students to solve. A test after each chapter’s conclusion provides opportunities for assessment. Perfect as an introductory workbook, a 10-week summer guide is included for families who wish to use this workbook as a summer bridge to the next grade.
Visualize World Geography
Your students will be able to identify every country on the map with Visualize World Geography! Helping them to see boundaries as meaningful, rather than a random, squiggly assortment of lines, this fun program uses humorous puns and/or storylines as a way of associating the shape of the country with its name.
REAL Science Odyssey Level 2: Biology
Biology Student Text / Biology Teacher's Guide
Packed full of serious science taught in a fun manner, RSO is an incremental program that incorporates mathematics, the scientific method, and science terminology. RSO Biology is a level two curriculum and designed to be used after the REAL Life curriculum. This text includes units on cells, genetics, anatomy & physiology, ecology, classification, and evolution, with chapters including nutrition, DNA, carbon, mitosis & meiosis, systems of the body, natural selection, endangered species, and more.
Bundles: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11
On-Core Mathematics is a supplemental program that can be used with any math curriculum to provide complete coverage of the Common Core State Standards in Math. Step-by-step instruction and modeling helps students to understand the concepts presented, while progressively difficult practice exercises continue to build fluency. Problem-solving activities are also integrated into every lesson to help students synthesize and apply newly-learned concepts and skills.
NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible
365 encouraging devotions for moms who educate their children at home! This NIV Bible offers heartfelt inspiration to revive, encourage, and strengthen your heart as you juggle the needs of building a home, caring for your family, and striving to instill your faith and values in your children. With a full year’s worth of insightful and empowering devotions written by a homeschooler for homeschoolers, this Bible will warm your heart and restore your soul.
Singapore My Pals are Here Science, International Edition
Singapore’s “My Pals are Here” Science has now been revised from the initial “Primary Edition” cycles-based model to the newer “International Edition” curriculum. The “International Edition” of Singapore My Pals Are Here! science curriculum is now arranged by grade level, rather than the “cycles” in the older “Primary Edition.” Elements of each “cycle” are now included in each text, some additional topics have been added (i.e. hygiene and space science), and concepts have been re-arranged to better fit within the first-and-second semester structure of the “International Edition.”
For more information, see the How does Singapore's MPH Science Int'l Edition Curriculum Work?
Christian Guides to the Classics
The Odyssey / Paradise Lost / Macbeth / The Scarlet Letter
Leland Ryken provides a clear pathway to understanding the “Great Works” through this new, engaging series of short guidebooks. Beginning with “why the classics matter” and “how to read a story,” readers will find a helpful path to reading and analyzing influential works in the Western canon in the "Christian Guides to the Classics" series.
Skills for Rhetoric
Skills for Rhetoric: Kit / Student Workbook/ Teacher's Guide
Bolster your homeschooled students' rhetoric skills! Students will write academic essays, prepare public speaking presentations, and write a research paper, all the while learning how to think about writing from a Christian perspective. Biblical concepts, readings, and applications are integrated throughout the curriculum to encourage students in their faith and witness.
Home Art Studio DVD-ROMs
Kindergarten / First Grade / Second Grade / Third Grade / Fourth Grade / Fifth Grade
Home Art Studio homeschool art curriculum DVDs are designed to increase students' love and appreciation for the visual arts while providing an opportunity to improve their abilities to problem-solve, think creatively, and express themselves artistically. Art history lessons are integrated throughout, as well as cross-curricular suggestions for math and social studies. Students are introduced to drawing, painting, and sculpting, while lessons emphasize how art is everywhere.
Pearson Interactive Science:
Interactive Science Bundles:
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Keep your child's interest in science going strong. With a reading and an inquiry pathway, Interactive Science makes learning science personal and engaging. Overarching, weekly chapters are broken down into individual daily lessons, and include 3-6 lessons with inquiry labs, and an end-of-chapter study guide, review, and assessment section.
MCP Comprehension Plus
MCP Comprehension Plus Bundles:
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Modern Curriculum Press' Comprehension Plus curriculum will give students the strategic keys needed to unlock the meaning of whatever they're reading! Direct instruction and plenty of practice opportunities will strengthen reading skills quickly. Motivating reading with high-interest, leveled selections, and encouraging students to derive meanings through interactive exercises that connect topic and skill to a writing activity, students will learn and maintain reading knowledge throughout the year.
Uncle Sam and You from the Notgrass Company
Kit / Text Part 1 / Text Part 2 / Student Workbook / Lesson Review / Answer Key
Uncle Sam and You will immerse students in a full year of learning about civics and government. Designed for students in grades 5-8, lessons focus on America's founding documents, branches of government, patriotic symbols, voting, the election process, Washington, D.C., the presidency, how Congress works, American holidays, and aspects of federal, state, and local government.
Italic Handwriting: Blackline Masters CD-ROM
A fantastic resource for homeschooling parents with children who enjoy handwriting practice- - or who could use more practice!- - Getty-Dubay's Italic Handwriting Series Blackline Master CD-ROM includes supplementary writing practice pages for each workbook level. Designed to be used in conjunction with the workbooks (sold-separately), simply click open the level you want, scroll to find the pages you need, and print.
Easy Grammar Ultimate Tests
Test Books: Grade 8 / Grade 9 / Grade 10 / Grade 11
New! Easy Grammar Ultimate Test Books accompany the Easy Grammar Ultimate Student Workbooks. They contain tests with a variety of editing, matching, writing exercises, and other types of questions. 18 assessments are included. Answer keys are provided on the facing page; parents should reproduce tests, remove them, or fold the book over so students cannot see answers. Perforated pages, softcover. Tests are reproducible for student use.
Handwriting Without Tears, New Editions
Now aligned to Common Core State Standards in English, Language Arts, and Math, this new edition makes it easier to integrate handwriting into your curriculum. In the new teacher’s guides, applied writing activities provide additional lesson ideas, and home links provide strong school-home connections. Expanded teacher guidelines are also provided. The student workbooks provide new features to benefit your child, including lessons that now integrate cross-curricular connections.
Kits have also been updated to include these new editions.
Awesome Science DVD Series:
Volume 4: Explore Yosemite and Zion National Parks DVD /Study Guide
Volume 5: Explore Mt. St. Helens: DVD / Study Guide
Volume 6: Explore the John Day Fossil Beds:DVD / Study Guide
Traveling is even better when you discover the evidence of biblical history and truth along the way! Hosted by 14-year-old, homeschooled, Noah Justice, his fresh approach to science and the Bible will get you excited about the truth with each new episode of Awesome Science. 30 minutes on DVD. Kids & Teens.
Words 2 Remember 4 Kids: Bible Quotes on Memory Cards
These cards reinforce character traits through gentle illustrations and Bible memory verses. Fifteen 5" x 7" glossy cards feature a scripture verse reference with a full-color illustration on the front; the back shows the full verse with a short lesson. Color-coded cards reflect the everyday moments that strengthen faith (green), peace (orange), courage (blue), and friendship (purple). Cards come in a plastic envelope with button-and-string closure. Ages 1-12.
Saxon Hake's Grammar and Writing
Volumes: Grade 5 / Grade 6 / Grade 7/ Grade 8
Developed to follow the classic Saxon model of incremental development and continuous review, Hake's Grammar and Writing is a comprehensive English language curriculum that incorporates grammar, writing, spelling, and vocabulary development. Core-knowledge content, such as history, geography, science, and literature, is also embedded in the curriculum.