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Looking for literature-based learning resources?  Pick up a novel studies bundle!  We have tried to select literature that has both entertainment quality and moral value and is appropriate for middle and high school.

  • Each unit has introductory text, which will give the student basic background information about the topic at hand.
  • There are photographs and illustrations, and we have also included primary documents when available.
  • After this text, there are featured videos, which augment the background information and help make the topic more accessible for more visual students.
  • You will also find a short list of reading books.
  • There are vocabulary words, places, and people to identify.
  • Reading comprehension, critical thinking questions, and writing assignments are included.
  • We add fun with hands-on activities and extra videos to watch that will bring the era to life.
  • Some units also have cooking projects.

World MythologyAmerican History

Units include:
  • Kane Chronicles + Egyptian Mythology
  • Percy Jackson + Greek Mythology
  • Heroes of Olympus + Roman Mythology
  • Magnus Chase + Norse Mythology
  • Midsummer Night’s Dream + Celtic Mythology
  • The Golden Bull + Mesopotamian Mythology
  • Call It Courage + Polynesian Mythology
  • Mansa Musa + African Mythology
  • Tristan Strong + African-American Mythology
  • Charlie Hernandez + Hispanic Mythology
  • Aru Shah + Hindu Mythology
  • The Storm Runner + Mayan Mythology
  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon + Chinese Mythology
  • The Dragon Pearl + Korean Mythology
  • Coyote’s Daughter + Native American Mythology
  • Race to the Sun + Navajo Mythology

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Product samples:  Paper Son & Angel Island Immigration & Within These Lines & Japanese Internment

  • Casualties of War & Vietnam War
  • No Promises in the Wind & the Great Depression
  • Out of the Dust & the Dust Bowl
  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham & Civil Rights
  • Dusty Sourdough & Alaska
  • The King of Mulberry Street & Ellis Island Immigration
  • Paper Son & Angel Island Immigration
  • The Red Menace & McCarthyism
  • Johnny Tremain & Faces of the American Revolution
  • Sounder & Sharecropping
  • World War II Code Talkers
  • Flashback Four: Hamilton-Burr Duel
  • Within These Lines & Japanese Internment Camps
  • Flashback Four: Titanic Mission
  • Flashback Four: Lincoln Project
  • The Diviners / The Great Gatsby & Roaring Twenties

Product sample:   Mary, Bloody Mary


  • Mary, Bloody Mary
  • Beware, Princess Elizabeth
  • Doomed Queen Anne
  • Patience, Princess Catherine
  • Duchessina: Catherine De’Medici
  • Wild Queen: Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Bad Queen: Marie Antoinette

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Diversity Literature

Product sample:   The Button Box


  • The Year of the Panda
  • The Button Box
  • Men of the 65th: Borinqueneers of the Korean War
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
    • Indigenous People insert
  • Genius Under the Table
  • Anna Strong & the Culper Spies
  • Inoyo of the Congo Forest
  • The Forgotten Finca

Year of Tolkien

Read Around the World

Product sampleBeowulf

“No language is justly studied merely as an aid to other purposes. It will in fact better serve other purposes, philological or historical, when it is studied for love, for itself.”                              
~ J.R.R. Tolkien
This full-year plan covers Old English grammar, vocabulary, Tolkien’s etymology, archetypes, virtual field trips, literature, movie connections, comprehension, and more! This course that is appropriate for high school grades (10+). Students are expected to work independently, take notes, and complete both written and hands-on projects.

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World HistoryScience

  • The Night Witches & Women in Aviation
  • The Lookout Tree & the Great Acadian Upheaval
  • Animal Farm & the Russian Revolution
  • Breaking Stalin’s Nose & Josef Stalin
  • King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table
  • True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
  • Flashback Four: Pompeii Disaster
  • Someday We Will Fly (bonus)

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Product Samples – Fever 1793

Nick and Tesla: High Voltage Danger Lab

  • Fever 1793 + Epidemics in World History
  • Willa of the Wood + Basic Foraging
  • Shouting at the Rain + Severe Weather
  • Nick & Tesla + Nikola Tesla / Electricity
  • N&T Robot Army Rampage + Introductory Robotics
  • N&T Secret Agent Gadget Battle + Spy Gadgets
  • N&T Super Cyborg Gadget Glove + Robotics
  • N&T Special Effects Spectacular + Making Special Effects
  • N&T Solar Powered Showdown + Solar Energy
Home for the Holidays

Fantasy & Fiction


  • A New Advent Tradition
  • Making a Family Heirloom
  • Nutcracker Unit Study
  • Candy Cane Crafts
  • Spiced Ornaments
  • RACK Baking Treats
  • A 1940s Christmas
  • Easy Christmas Cookies
  • Vintage Decor
  • A Victorian Age Christmas
  • Christmas in England

  • My Side of the Mountain & Wilderness Survival
  • Serafina and the Seven Stars & the Biltmore House
  • Serafina and the Black Cloak & Appalachian Folklore
  • Serafina and the Splintered Heart & Writing a Ghost Story
  • The Call of the Wild
  • Alex Rider & Spies
  • Ranger’s Apprentice & Creative Writing
  • Theodore Boone & Understanding the Legal System

Jewish Holidays
Beautiful Books

Product samples – Purim unit & Introductory unit

  • Solomon and the Trees + Tu B’Shevat unit
  • The Queen of Persia + Purim unit study
  • Devil’s Arithmetic + Passover unit study
  • The Secret Shofar of Barcelona + Rosh Hashana unit study
  • The Yom Kippur Shortstop + Yom Kippur unit study
  • The Mysterious Guests + Sukkot unit study
  • All-of-a-Kind Family Hannukah + Chanukah unit study
  • Broken Strings + Fiddler on the Roof + Persecution unit study
  • The Golem & the Jinni + Kabbalah unit
  • Introduction to Judaism

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Product sample:  Red Hugh of Ireland & English Civil Wars


  • The King’s Fifth
  • Red Falcons of Tremoine
  • Golden Hawks of Genghis Khan
  • Red Hugh of Ireland
  • Calico Captive
  • The Story of Eli Whitney
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins
  • The Lost Kingdom
  • The Secret Garden
  • Heidi
  • Girl of the Limberlost
  • The Winged Watchman
  • When the Dikes Broke
Twenty-Three Reads

We Were There

Product samples:


  • Language Arts
    • Finding Langston & the Poetry of Langston Hughes
  • Geography
    • Anne of Green Gables & Canadian Provinces
    • Stowaway & Antarctica
    • Julie of the Wolves & Alaska
    • Blades of Freedom & the Louisiana Purchase
    • The Avion My Uncle Flew & France
  • History
    • Zlata’s Diary & the Slavic Wars
    • Freedom Summer & the Summer of 1964
    • Treasure Island & Pirates of the Caribbean Sea
    • Farenheit 451 & Types of Government
    • Red Stars & Russia in World War 2
    • The Great Gatsby & the Roaring Twenties
    • The Long List of Impossible Things & Post-War Germany
    • A Tale of Two Cities & French Revolution
    • Witch of Blackbird Pond & Salem Witch Trials
    • The World Made New & Early Explorers
    • Stitching a Life & Jewish Immigration
  • Life Skills
    • Teetoncey & Lifesaving Skills
    • Freak of the Week & Disabilities Awareness
    • Island of the Blue Dolphins & Sailing
  • Science
    • The Science of Breakable Things & the Scientific Method
    • Frankenstein & Human Anatomy
    • Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation & Albert Einstein
Product Samples:
  • We Were There on the Oregon Trail
  • We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg
  • We Were There at the Boston Tea Party
  • We Were There with Byrd at the South Pole
  • We Were There at the Normandy Invasion
  • We Were There in the Klondike Gold Rush
  • We Were There with the Mayflower Pilgrims
  • We Were There with the Pony Express
  • We Were There with the California Forty-Niners
  • We Were There with Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys
  • We Were There with Jean Lafitte at New Orleans
  • We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run
  • We Were There at the Battle for Bataan
  • We Were There on the Chisholm Trail
  • We Were There at Pearl Harbor
  • We Were There with Richard the Lionhearted in the Crusades
  • We Were There when Washington Won at Yorktown
  • We Were There at the Battle of the Alamo
  • We Were There at the Opening of the Erie Canal
  • We Were There at the Battle of Lexington and Concord
  • We Were There with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea
  • We Were There with Lewis and Clark
  • We Were There when Grant Met Lee at Appomattox
  • We Were There at the Battle of Britain
  • We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma
  • We Were There with the California Rancheros
  • We Were There with Caesar’s Legions
  • We Were There at the First Airplane Flight
  • We Were There on the Santa Fe Trail
  • We Were There with Charles Darwin on H.M.S. Beagle
  • We Were There at the Driving of the Golden Spike
  • We Were There at the Opening of the Atomic Era
  • We Were There with the Lafayette Escadrille
  • We Were There at the Battle of the Bulge
  • We Were There on the Nautilus
  • We Were There with Lincoln in the White House

World History 2


Product samples:   Motel of the Mysteries & Encounter

  • Motel of the Mysteries & Archaeology
  • Island Boy & Ancient Hawaii
  • Encounter & the Tainos
  • The Odyssey & Epic Adventures
  • A Loyal Foe & Wars of the Roses
  • Indigo Girl & the Lowcountry
  • Gold Rush Girl & CA Gold Rush
  • Around the World in 80 Days & International Eats
  • Number the Stars & the Holocaust
  • To Kill a Mockingbird & Racism
  • House of the Seven Gables (bonus)

  • Writing a Business Letter
  • Elections
  • Reporting the News
  • Teaching with Primary Documents
  • Teaching About 9/11
  • Lego States & Capitals
  • Create a Historic Newspaper
  • Teaching Latin
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Greece & Olympics
  • Ancient Asia
  • Vikings & the Arctic
  • Renaissance
  • Middle Ages
  • Medieval Chain Maille Tutorial
  • Civil War
  • Revolutionary War
Advanced High School Literature

Literary Elements

Product samples:  The Things They Carried 

  • Oliver Twist & the Industrial Revolution
  • Crime and Punishment & Free Will vs Determinism
  • The Things they Carried & the Vietnam War
  • Five People You Meet in Heaven & Human Impact
  • The Chosen & the Zionist Movement
  • Things Fall Apart & the Colonization of Africa

Product samples:  Dragonwatch 

  • Literary Elements with Dragonwatch
  • Creating a World with the Phantom Tollbooth
  • Writing Dystopia with the Giver
  • Writing Fantasy with the Hobbit
  • Writing Surrealism with Tuck Everlasting

High School Online Co-op

Science 2

  • Exploring American History
  • Exploring World History
  • Government & Economics
  • Government & Civics (semester)
  • High School Language Arts 1
  • High School Language Arts 2
  • High School Language Arts 3
  • Language Arts Level 7 (8th / 9th grade)
  • Physical Science
  • Writing Consult & Feedback
  • College Prep: Applications & Essays

Product sample: Misty of Chincoteague

  • Misty of Chincoteague & Horses
  • Hugo Cabret & Clocks / Time
  • Caroline’s Comet & Astronomy
  • Fuzzy Mud & Microbiology
  • Hatchet & Outdoor Skills
  • Airplanes & Flight
  • Marine Biology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Plant Dissection

World War 2 LiteratureWhat will be next???

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Units include:
  • The Book Thief
  • We Were There at the Battle of Britain
  • Number the Stars
  • The Winged Watchmen
  • We Were There at Pearl Harbor
  • We Were There at the Battle of Bataan
  • Island War
  • Red Stars
  • The Night Witches
  • Mare’s War
  • We Were There at the Normandy Invasion
  • Code Talkers
  • We Were There at the Battle of the Bulge
  • The Light Between Us
  • We Were There at the Open of the Atomic Era
  • A Merry 1940s Christmas

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