Sonlight Core D

Using The Story ofthe USA Books 1 and 2 as a base, Core D (for grades 3-5) presents a coherent and fairly detailed picture of American history through literature, biographies, timelines, and textbooks. The teacher's manual provides in-depth lesson plans so you don't have to spend time stressing about what to have your kids read when. A lot of the texts used at this level are historical fiction, which requires this caution: historical fiction when well done can inform our sense of an era, but it doesn't teach the real meat of history. For young students, however, this approach is often capable of making history exciting and fun rather than dra and boring.

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 website and 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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Adoniram Judson
Christian Heroes: Then & Now
by Geoff & Janet Benge
from YWAM Publishing
Biography for 4th-7th grade
in Christian Heroes: Then and Now (Location: N7B-BIO)
$8.49
American Indian Prayer Guide
by Danette Maloof, Dean Cozzens
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 4th-7th grade
in Native Americans (Location: G4C-HIS)
$4.50 (3 in stock)
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?
by Jean Fritz & Margot Tomes
from PaperStar Books
Biography for 2nd-4th grade
in American Revolution (1765-1783) (Location: G3D-HIS)
$5.94 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Bears on Hemlock Mountain
by Alice Dalgliesh
from Aladdin Paperbacks
Realistic Fiction for Kindergarten-2nd grade
1953 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.09 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Beginner's American History
by D. H. Montgomery
Updated from Avyx, Inc.
for 3rd-5th grade
in American History Reference (Location: HIS-REFAM)
$14.00 (1 in stock)
Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia
Landmark Series
by Margaret Cousins
from Random House
Biography for 5th-8th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$5.09
Cabin Faced West
by Jean Fritz
from Puffin Books
Historical fiction for 4th-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.94 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
by Jean Lee Latham
from Houghton Mifflin
Biography for 5th-9th grade
1956 Newbery Medal winner
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$6.79
Child's Introduction to Poetry
Books for Young Explorers
by Michael Driscoll & Meredith Hamilton
from Black Dog & Leventhal
for 2nd-8th grade
$16.96
Children's Encyclopedia of American History
by David C. King
from DK Publishing
for 3rd-8th grade
in American History Reference (Location: HIS-REFAM)
$20.00 (1 in stock)
Children's Encyclopedia of American History
by David C. King
from DK Publishing
for 3rd-8th grade
in American History Reference (Location: HIS-REFAM)
$25.49
Corn Grows Ripe
Puffin Newbery Library
by Dorothy Rhoads
from Puffin Books
for 4th-6th grade
1957 Newbery Honor Book
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$6.79 $4.00 (2 in stock)
Courage of Sarah Noble
by Alice Dalgliesh
Reissue from Aladdin Paperbacks
Realistic Fiction for Kindergarten-6th grade
1955 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.09 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Discoverer's Bible for Young Readers - NIrV
from Zonderkidz
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Bibles (Location: J)
$21.24 $15.00 (1 in stock)
If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution
If You Were There
by Elizabeth Levy
from Scholastic Inc.
Non-Fiction for 2nd-5th grade
in New Nation (1783-1800) (Location: G3E-HIS)
$6.79 $4.00 (2 in stock)
Incans, Aztecs, Mayans
by John Holzmann
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Ancient America (Location: G3A-HIS)
$5.00 (5 in stock)
Incans, Aztecs, Mayans
by John Holzmann
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Ancient America (Location: G3A-HIS)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Jericho's Journey
by G. Clifton Wisler
from Puffin Books
for 4th-6th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Johnny Tremain
by Esther Forbes
from Yearling
Historical Fiction/Adventure for 3rd-10th grade
1944 Newbery Medal winner
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Johnny Tremain
by Esther Forbes
Reprint from Sandpiper Books
Historical Fiction/Adventure for 5th-9th grade
1944 Newbery Medal winner
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$6.79
Journeyman
by Elizabeth Yates
from Bob Jones University Press
Realistic Fiction for 6th-9th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.94 $5.00 (1 in stock)
Justin Morgan Had a Horse
by Marguerite Henry
from Aladdin Paperbacks
Realistic Animal Stories for 3rd-6th grade
1946 Newbery Honor Book
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$6.79 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Landmark History of the American People
by Daniel & Ruth Boorstin
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 3rd-8th grade
in American History Reference (Location: HIS-REFAM)
$18.00 (3 in stock)
Lewis & Clark Expedition
by Richard Neuberger
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 5th-8th grade
in Lewis & Clark (Location: HIS-19L&C)
$9.00 (4 in stock)
Lion to Guard Us
by Clyde Robert Bulla
from HarperCollins
Realistic Fiction for 2nd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.94 $4.00 (3 in stock)
Naya Nuki
by Kenneth Thomasma
from Baker Books
Historical Fiction for 4th-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
North American Indians
by Marie & Douglas Gorsline
from Random House
for 2nd-4th grade
in Native Americans (Location: G4C-HIS)
$3.39 $2.00 (2 in stock)
Om-kas-toe
by Kenneth Thomasma
from Grandview Publishing Company
Historical Fiction for 4th-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Pedro's Journal
by Pam Conrad
from Scholastic Inc.
Historical Fiction for 4th-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.94 $3.50 (3 in stock)
Phoebe the Spy
by Judith Berry Griffin
from Puffin Books
Historical Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.94 $4.50 (2 in stock)
Phoebe the Spy
by Judith Berry Griffin
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$2.00 (2 in stock)
Pocahontas and the Strangers
by Clyde Robert Bulla
from Scholastic Inc.
Biographies for 3rd-5th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Pocahontas and the Strangers
by Clyde Robert Bulla
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
Biographies for 3rd-5th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$4.00 (2 in stock)
Robert Fulton
by Marguerite Henry
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 3rd-5th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$5.00 (4 in stock)
Sarah Whitcher's Story
by Elizabeth Yates
from Bob Jones University Press
Realistic Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.94 $4.50 (1 in stock)
Sarah, Plain and Tall
by Patricia MacLachlan
from HarperCollins
Family Stories for 2nd-6th grade
1986 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Sarah, Plain and Tall
by Patricia MacLachlan
30th Anniversary from HarperCollins
Family Stories for 2nd-6th grade
1986 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.79
Secret of the Andes
Puffin Newbery Library
by Ann Nolan Clark
from Puffin Books
Realistic Fiction for 4th-7th grade
1953 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.79 $4.00 (2 in stock)
Secret of the Sealed Room
by Bailey MacDonald
from Aladdin Paperbacks
for 4th-6th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$15.29 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Sign of the Beaver
by Elizabeth George Speare
from Houghton Mifflin
Historical Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
1984 Newbery Honor Book
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$6.79
Sing the Word: Great in Counsel and Mighty in Deed - CD
for 1st-6th grade
in Music CDs (Location: U)
$8.50 (1 in stock)
Skippack School
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.00 (4 in stock)
Squanto
by Clyde Robert Bulla
from Scholastic Inc.
Biography for 3rd-5th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$5.09 $4.00 (3 in stock)
Stone Fox
by John Reynolds Gardiner
from HarperCollins
Realistic Animal Stories for 2nd-6th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.94 $4.00 (1 in stock)
Story of Eli Whitney
by Jean Lee Latham
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 4th-8th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$7.50 (3 in stock)
Swift Rivers
by Cornelia Meigs
from Walker and Company
Historical Fiction for 3rd-7th grade
1933 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$7.64 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Thanksgiving Story
by Alice Dalgliesh
from Simon and Schuster
Historical Fiction for 1st-3rd grade
1955 Caldecott Honor Book
in Pilgrims at Plymouth (Location: G3C-HIS)
$6.79 $5.50 (1 in stock)
Tikta'Liktak
by James Houston
from Harcourt
for 3rd-6th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$6.00 (4 in stock)
Timmy O'Dowd and the Big Ditch
from Harcourt
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Toliver's Secret
by Esther Brady
from Yearling
Historical Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
$5.94 $4.00 (2 in stock)
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