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Subject: What are you looking for?
Date Posted: 7/9/2007 8:49 AM ET
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I am cleaning out my homeschool shelves and wondering what y'all may be looking for.  So, I thought this would be a great opportunity for everyone to see what we are looking for specifically due to homeschool.


Date Posted: 7/9/2007 9:18 AM ET
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This is a wonderful idea.

My wishlist includes

Hakim History of US books

Prentice Hall Science Explorer books

Discover Nature in ..... books

books on pirates, exploration, early colonies

Choose you way through American History books

Adventures with Atoms

Cooking Up US History

I will be great to see what others post as I am also going through my shelves.



Date Posted: 7/9/2007 11:34 AM ET
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I am looking for these books for 1st grade:






  • The Pet Vet-Real Kids Reader
  • Spots-Real Kids Reader
  • Mud!-Real Kids Reader
  • Fishing Bears
  • Snowsong Whistling
  • The Puddle
  • Busy Bea
  • Fireman Small






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    Date Posted: 7/9/2007 11:47 AM ET
    Member Since: 2/2/2007
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    I'm looking for the following, without writing in them


    • Growing With Grammar 1-2
    • Growing With Grammar 3
    • Explode The Code 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6
    • Sequential Spelling 2 - 7



    Date Posted: 7/9/2007 1:40 PM ET
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    I have 191 books on my wish list please have a look to see if you have any on your self.  I have 16 credits to spend.


    Date Posted: 7/9/2007 9:30 PM ET
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    Gretchen - We are using some of the books on your wish list and don't have any to share at this time, but I did get some great ideas for our wish list!



    Date Posted: 7/10/2007 9:41 AM ET
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    I've posted this elsewhere and PM'd some members, so you might already be aware of this list!

    My teen just joined Battle of the Books Club and Competition and we have a list of the books they will be reading this upcoming school year. I've read some of them and the ones I read are all excellent.

    If you have any of these and you want to swap with me, especially before the school year gets going too far, please PM me with the titles and perhaps I can request from you.  (I've contact others, so I'm not sure who will be able to help first :-)

    • The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
    • Singer of all Songs by Constable
    • Forged by Fire by Draper
    • The City of Ember by DuPrau
    • Under a War-Torn Sky by Elliott
    • The Thief Lord by Funke
    • Out of the Dust by Hesse
    • Hoot by Hiaasen
    • The Outsiders by Hinton
    • Red Scarf Girl by Jiang
    • Heaven by Johnson
    • To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee
    • Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen
    • My Dog Skip by Morris
    • Eldest by Paolini
    • Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by Patterson
    • Here Lies the Librarian by Peck
    • The Body of Christopher Creed by Plum-Ucci
    • The Golden Compass by Pullman
    • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Smith
    • Milkweed by Spinelli
    • True Sight by Stahler
    • The Land by M Taylor
    • The Weirdo by T Taylor
    • Surviving the Applewhites by Tolan
    • Angel on the Square by Whelan

    Sincerely, Kimberly

    Date Posted: 7/10/2007 9:50 AM ET
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    I'm looking for ALL of the Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists books and Artists in Their Times.  They're on my wishlish along with Daily Warm-Ups Shakespeare and a few others. 

    Date Posted: 7/10/2007 3:30 PM ET
    Member Since: 5/22/2007
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    Almost my whole wishlist is books I'm looking for for dd's schooling...take a peek..I've got lots of credits to spend at the moments!
    Date Posted: 7/10/2007 3:36 PM ET
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    I'm looking for kids books in Latin.

    Science reproducibles. How to draw books.

    Date Posted: 7/10/2007 7:52 PM ET
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    I sell Usborne so I have extras I'm trying to get rid of....they are barely used as display/flip through only. If you're looking for a certain category I'd be happy to go through my stock to see what I have.

    Date Posted: 7/10/2007 7:54 PM ET
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    I sell Usborne so I have a lot of extra stock that I'm trying to move. These are barely used books as I use them mostly for display. If you let me know what category you specifically want I can go through my pile to see what I have.

    Date Posted: 7/11/2007 6:43 PM ET
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    I have a bunch of classics on my wishlist, so if you have time, see it please. I am also looking for A Beka kindergarten readers and Singapore Primary Mathmatics levels 3A, 3B, 4A, and 4B...texts only without answers written in them. The books on my wishlist can be in ANY readable condition, even loose spine, torn cover, writing, whatever. As long as it still has all its pages, it is worth its weight in gold to me.

    Date Posted: 7/11/2007 10:06 PM ET
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    I am looking for Five in a Row books

    Volume 1:

    A Pair of Red Clogs by Masako Matsuno
    Who Owns the Sun? by Stacy Chbosky
    How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman
    Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say
    Another Celebrated Dancing Bear by Gladys Scheffrin-Falk
    Papa Piccolo by Carol Talley

    Volume 2:

    The Giraffe That Walked to Paris by Nancy Milton
    Babar, To Duet or Not to Duet based on characters by DeBrunhoff
    Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter
    Gramma's Walk by Anna Grossnickle Hines

    Volume 3:

    Andy and the Circus by Ellis Credle
    The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
    Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ill. by Ted Rand
    The Finest Horse in Town by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
    Truman's Aunt Farm by Jama Kim Rattigan
    The Duchess Bakes a Cake by Virginia Kahl
    Andy and the Lion by James Daugherty
    Warm as Wool by Scott Russell Sanders
    Amber on the Mountain by Tony Johnston

    Volume 4:

    The Raft by Jim LaMarche
    The Gullywasher by Joyce Rossi
    Cowboy Charlie by Jeanette Winter
    Grass Sandals by Dawnine Spivak
    The Hickory Chair by Lisa Rose Fraustino
    Hanna's Cold Winter by Trish Marx
    The Hatmaker's Sign Retold by Candace Fleming
    The Pumpkin Runner by Marsha Diane Arnold
    Angelo by David Macaulay

    Date Posted: 7/12/2007 12:35 AM ET
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    I am in desperate need of Rod and Staff English Pupils book for 6th grade, the newer edition. I really don't want to pay full price for this :(


    Date Posted: 7/20/2007 8:36 AM ET
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    Date Posted: 7/20/2007 8:51 AM ET
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    I am looking for the following books that are all from the Sonlight Core B reading list:

    • Children's Everyday Bible
    • The Berenstain Bears Big book of Science and Nature
    • Things People Do by Civardi & Cartwright
    • The Lion Storyteller Bedtime Book by Bob Hartman
    • Eric Carle's Animal Animals by Carle by Civardi & Cartwright
    • American Tall Tales
    • A Treasury of Mother Goose Rhymes
    • A Family Treasure of Little Golden Books
    • The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit
    • Milly-Molly-Mandy Story Book
    • Stories from Around the World by Amery
    • Children's Book of Virtues
    • A Child's Book of Art
    • People by Spier
    • Stories from Africa by Sonlight
    • The Gods Must be Angry
    • Then and Now by Amery
    • New Toes for Tia by Dinkins
    • First Thousand Words in English by Amery and Cartwright
    • ABC by Dr. Seuss
    • Why do Tigers Have Stripes by Unwin
    • What's Under the Sea by Tahta
    • The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen
    • Sonlight Core B Instructor's Guide
    • Developing the Early Learners, Vol I by Bibeau
    • Developing the Early Learners, Vol II by Bibeau
    • Developing the Early Learners, Vol III by Bibeau
    • Developing the Early Learners, Vol IV by Bibeau
    • The Story of Me

    Thank you for looking.

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    Dawn H. (DABACF) - ,
    Date Posted: 7/20/2007 12:43 PM ET
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    These are the ones I am most in need of: Atlas of Bible Lands to accompany Trail Guide to Bible Geography, which I also still really need; Soli Deo Gloria's American Presidents Unit Study by Kim Kargbo; Ancient Rome How it Affects You Today along with the Bluestocking Guide to Ancient Rome; Heroes of the City of Man by Leithart; Meet the Great Composers Book 2 w/ CD by Maurice Hinson; and Augustus Caessar's World.

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    Date Posted: 7/20/2007 12:44 PM ET
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    Date Posted: 7/20/2007 10:07 PM ET
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    If you don't find what you need on PBS, a good source for buying used curriculum is:  http://homeschoolclassifieds.com/.

    Date Posted: 7/21/2007 11:46 AM ET
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    I am looking for the following for this next year.

    The First Christians by Marigold Hunt  ISBN 1928832326



    Date Posted: 7/21/2007 8:35 PM ET
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    Michelle, the Burgess books and the McGuffey's speller are available via the Gutenberg Project.  You might find some other older titles there as well.  Of course, these are digital format- so not as attractive as a book but they will work in a pinch. ;-)

    Date Posted: 7/21/2007 11:31 PM ET
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    I'm looking for a good book for handwriting... I am 19, but ashamed to say  (esp. since I'm a homeschooler) that my handwriting is HORRIBLE! I despise it.... so I though I should find some books to give me some practise. If anyone has anything, let me know! Thanks! :)

    Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:33 AM ET
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    looking for anything on my wishlist.