Sonlight Core A

5-, 6- and 7-year-olds get bored easily. That's why Core A was developed to provide a fun and memorable introduction to the scope of history, geography, and the Bible that offers a solid foundation for further study. Too often the big picture is lost in the details, or never developed: this course ensures kids will have intellectual access to it from the very beginning.

The Usborne Children's Encyclopedia and Living Long Ago are the key texts, covering the cultural and general history of ancient Egypt all the way to Colonial America and the 19th century. Supporting texts fill out more of the cultural aspects, and there's always room for further study apart from the Sonlight materials. Biographies are also helpful, while fun fiction like The Wizard of Oz offers a break from more rigorous study (as well as cultivating young imaginations).

As with all levels of Sonlight, this one should be used not only as an academic program, but as a way to grow closer to your child both through learning together and playing together. The variety of texts employed will keep kids interested, and presents a lot more information than even the best single-volume treatment of any period can do.

Please Note: Sonlight Curriculum does not sell their materials to Exodus Books. We carry many of the same titles, and are often able to obtain used copies of books they publish. The following is culled from their 2013 websiteand includes much of their selection, though it is not comprehensive, nor is it in any sort of curricular order. For a complete listing, visit the Sonlight Curriculum website.

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Adventures with Waffles
from Candlewick Press
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
Apple and the Arrow
by Conrad & Mary Buff
from Sandpiper Books
Realistic Fiction/Historical Fiction for 4th-6th grade
1952 Newbery Honor Book
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$7.61
Arnold Lobel Book of Mother Goose
by Arnold Lobel
from Random House
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Mother Goose (Location: O5A)
$12.00 (2 in stock)
Boxcar Children #01
Boxcar Children #1
by Gertrude Chandler Warner
from Albert Whitman & Company
Orphan Stories for 2nd-4th grade
in Boxcar Children (Location: LFIC)
$5.94 $3.00 (1 in stock)
Capyboppy
by Bill Peet
from Sandpiper Books
Non-fiction for 1st-6th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$8.49
Dolphin Adventure
by Wayne Grover
from HarperTrophy
for 3rd-7th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.09
Dolphin Treasure
by Wayne Grover
from HarperTrophy
for Ages 8-12
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.09
Egermeier's Bible Story Book
by Elsie E. Egermeier
from Warner Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$16.99
Family Under the Bridge
by Natalie Savage Carlson
from HarperCollins
Realistic Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
1959 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.94 $4.00 (1 in stock)
Fun Tales
by Duane Bolin and Sarita Holzmann
from Avyx, Inc.
for Preschool-1st grade
in Early Readers (Location: O3D)
$14.00 (1 in stock)
Good News Must Go Out
Hidden Heroes #2
by Rebecca Davis
from Christian Focus Publications
for 3rd-6th grade
Grain of Rice
by Helena Clare Pittman
from Yearling
Fairy Tales, Fables, and Legends for 2nd-4th grade
$5.09
Here's a Penny
by Carolyn Haywood
from Sandpiper Books
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes
from Harcourt
Realistic Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
1945 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.79 $4.50 (2 in stock)
I Can Read It! - 4 Volumes
by John Holzmann
from Avyx, Inc.
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Miscellaneous Phonics (Location: PHO-MISC)
In Grandma's Attic
In Grandma's Attic
by Arleta Richardson
from Cook Communications
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
In Grandma's Attic
by Arleta Richardson
from David C. Cook
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
James Herriot's Treasury for Children
by James Herriot
Unabridged from Macmillan
Realistic Fiction for 1st-4th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$12.00 (2 in stock)
James Herriot's Treasury for Children
by James Herriot
Unabridged from Macmillan
Realistic Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$21.24
Johnny Appleseed
from Puffin Books
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Least of All
by Carol Purdy
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Light at Tern Rock
by Julia L. Sauer
from Penguin Putnam
for 1st-4th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.24 $3.00 (4 in stock)
Llama Who Had No Pajama
by Betty Fraser, Mary Ann Hoberman
from Harcourt
for Ages 5-10
$7.64 $5.50 (2 in stock)
Mary on Horseback
by Rosemary Wells
from Puffin Books
for 4th-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.24 $2.50 (2 in stock)
Mary on Horseback
by Rosemary Wells
1st edition from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
My Father's Dragon
My Father's Dragon Trilogy #1
by Ruth Stiles Gannett
from Random House
Fantasy for 1st-3rd grade
1949 Newbery Honor Book
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$6.76 $5.00 (1 in stock)
No Children, No Pets
by Marion Holland
from Avyx, Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
Out of Darkness
by Russell Freedman
from Clarion Books
Biography for 4th-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$8.49
Return of the White Book
Hidden Heroes #4
by Rebecca Davis
from Christian Focus Publications
for 4th-8th grade
Richard Scarry's Please & Thank You Book
from Random House
Word Books for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$4.24
Sing the Word from A to Z CD
for Nursery-1st grade
$7.00 (1 in stock)
Sonlight Instructor's Guide Core A
by Sarita & John Holzmann
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for Kindergarten
Story of Doctor Dolittle
by Hugh Lofting
from Yearling
Animal Fantasy for 3rd-7th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$5.94 $4.00 (2 in stock)
Story of Doctor Dolittle
by Hugh Lofting
from Dover Publications
Animal Fantasy for 3rd-7th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$3.39
Twenty and Ten
by Claire Huchet Bishop
from Puffin Books
Historical Fiction for 4th-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.94
Usborne Book of Living Long Ago
by Felicity Brooks & Helen Edom
from Usborne
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Everyday Life in History (Location: G6B-HIS)
$8.00 (3 in stock)
Usborne Book of Wild Places
by Angela Wilkes
Revised from Usborne
for 1st-3rd grade
in Forests & Mountains (Location: H)
$11.04 $8.00 (3 in stock)
Usborne Children's Encyclopedia
Usborne Internet-Linked
by Jane Elliott & Colin King
from Usborne
for 3rd-6th grade
in Encyclopedias (Location: P3D)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Winnie-the-Pooh
by A. A. Milne
from Puffin Books
Animal Fantasy for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$5.94