Ambleside Year 6

Ambleside Online is an extensive K-12 curriculum based on the Charlotte Mason method. This means kids read real books rather than textbooks, spend time in nature, and are allowed time after school to pursue their own interests. The resources on the Ambleside website are completely free, as is membership in the support network. The authors are adamant that simply reading the books on these lists won't give your child a Charlotte Mason-style education, though: you'll need to thoroughly understand and apply her methods, which they've made available to users in free online e-texts via a contemporary-language translation of her 6-volume homeschool education series.

If you plan on using Ambleside Online, your first stop should be the theFAQsectionfor information about the curriculum and basic instructions.Do notattempt to use this curriculum without first reading theFAQ's. Homeschoolers hoping to raise their children to be readers, as Charlotte Mason urged, owe it to themselves to take the first step in reading by looking over the instructions for the curriculum they plan to use. TheFAQ sectionhas all the questions that people routinely ask, with detailed answers and explanations collected from two years of responses to user questions.

Year 6 reflects a transition year between the education of childhood and the more challenging education of the upper years. As such, some mature subject matter is included. The authors have tried to make note of this wherever applicable, but they encourage parents to pre-screen material to determine its appropriateness for their children and family.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Puffin Classics
by Mark Twain
from Puffin Books
for 6th-10th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$5.09
Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity
Solutions: Profiles in Science for Young People
by Robert Cwiklik
from Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
for 5th-8th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$5.94
Animal Farm
Signet Classics
by George Orwell
from Signet Classics
Utopian/Dystopian Literature for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$8.49
Archimedes and the Door of Science
by Jeanne Bendick
from Bethlehem Books
Biography for 5th-8th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.71
Augustus Caesar's World
by Genevieve Foster
from Beautiful Feet Books
Non-fiction for 7th-10th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in Ancient Rome (Location: HIS-ANCROM)
$18.66
Blue Willow
Puffin Newbery Library
by Doris Gates
from Puffin Books
for 4th-7th grade
1941 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.79
Book of Marvels: Marvels of the Occident
from Living Book Press
for 3rd-Adult
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$24.95
Book of Marvels: Marvels of the Occident
by Richard Halliburton
from Living Book Press
for 3rd-Adult
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$16.95
Book of Marvels: Marvels of the Orient
by Richard Halliburton
from Living Book Press
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$24.95
Book of Marvels: Marvels of the Orient
by Richard Halliburton
from Living Book Press
for 3rd-Adult
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$16.95
Bronze Bow
by Elizabeth George Speare
from Houghton Mifflin
Historical Fiction for 5th-9th grade
1962 Newbery Medal winner
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$7.64
Call of the Wild
Puffin Classics
by Jack London
from Puffin Books
Action/Adventure for 7th-10th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.09
Cricket on the Hearth
Dover Thrift Editions
by Charles Dickens
from Dover Publications
for 10th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$3.40
Endless Steppe
by Esther Hautzig
from HarperCollins
Historical Fiction for 5th-8th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.94 $3.50 (1 in stock)
God's Smuggler
by Brother Andrew
from Chosen Books
Biography for 7th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74
Handbook of Nature Study
by Anna Botsford Comstock
from Comstock Publishing
for 6th-9th grade
in Nature Study (Location: SCI-NAT)
$26.95 $20.00 (1 in stock)
Hobbit
by J. R. R. Tolkien
from Houghton Mifflin
Fantasy for 5th-9th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$9.34
Home Geography for Primary Grades
by C. C. Long
from Blue Sky Daisies
for 3rd-6th grade
in Introductory Geography (Location: GEOG-INTRO)
$8.46
Iliad
by Homer (translation by Robert Fagles)
from Penguin Putnam
for 10th-Adult
in Ancient Literature (Location: LIT1-ANC)
$17.00
It Couldn't Just Happen
by Lawrence O. Richards
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 9th-Adult
in Faith & Science (Location: J6B)
$14.44 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Jungle Pilot
by Russell Hitt
from Discovery House Publishers
Biography for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$14.44
Little Brother to the Bear
by William J. Long
from Yesterday's Classics
for 4th-6th grade
in Yesterday's Classics (Location: FIC-YC)
$10.76
Little Men
by Louisa May Alcott
from Dilithium Press, Ltd.
Realistic Fiction for 4th-8th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
Miracles on Maple Hill
by Virginia Sorensen
1-Simul from Harcourt
Family Stories for 4th-7th grade
1957 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.79 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Number the Stars
by Lois Lowry
Reissue from Sandpiper Books
for 5th-8th grade
1990 Newbery Medal winner
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$6.79
Ordinary Genius
by Stephanie McPherson
from Lerner Publishing Group
Biography for 4th-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$7.61
Penrod
by Booth Tarkington
from Penguin Classics
Realistic Fiction for 7th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$13.60
Pursuit of God
by A. W. Tozer
from Christian Publications, Inc.
for 9th-Adult
$11.04
Pursuit of Holiness
by Jerry Bridges
from NavPress
for 9th-Adult
$11.04
Rob Roy
Penguin Classics
by Sir Walter Scott
from Penguin Classics
Historical Fiction for 10th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$9.35
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Puffin Modern Classics
by Mildred Taylor
from Puffin Books
Realistic Fiction for 5th-8th grade
1977 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$7.64
School of the Woods
by William Long
from Yesterday's Classics
for 4th-8th grade
in Yesterday's Classics (Location: FIC-YC)
$12.56
Sea Around Us
by Rachel Carlson
from Oxford University
for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Story of David Livingstone
by Vautier Golding
from Yesterday's Classics
for 3rd-6th grade
in Yesterday's Classics (Location: FIC-YC)
$7.16
Story of Mankind
by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
from W. W. Norton and Co.
for 5th-8th grade
1922 Newbery Medal winner
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
Story of the Greeks
by Helene Guerber
4th edition from Nothing New Press
Ancient Greece Reference for 3rd-8th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in Ancient Greece (Location: HIS-ANCGRE)
Story of the Romans
by Helene Guerber
3rd edition from Nothing New Press
Roman History Reference for 3rd-8th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in Ancient Rome (Location: HIS-ANCROM)
Story of the Trapp Family Singers
by Maria Augusta Trapp
from HarperCollins
Biography for 7th-10th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$13.59
Swiss Family Robinson
Puffin Classics
by Johann Wyss
from Puffin Books
Realistic Stories/Adventure for 4th-8th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$5.09
Trial and Triumph
by Richard Hannula
from Canon Press
Biography for 5th-9th grade
in Church History for Kids (Location: BIB-CHUHIS)
$17.85
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (abridged)
Puffin Classics
by Jules Verne
from Puffin Books
Science Fiction for 5th-8th grade
in Science Fiction (Location: FIC-SCI)
$5.09
What Everyone Should Know about the 20th Century: 200 Events That Shaped the World
by Alan Axelrod, Charles Phillips
from Adams Media Corp.
for 6th-12th grade
in World History Reference (Location: HISREF-WO)
Where the Red Fern Grows
by Wilson Rawls
from Bantam Books
Realistic Animal Stories for 4th-8th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$7.64
Winged Watchman
Bethlehem Books Living History Library
by Hilda Van Stockum
from Bethlehem Books
Historical Fiction for 5th-8th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$11.86 $9.00 (1 in stock)