SEARCH VEGSOURCE:
Custom Search

 

HOMESCHOOLERS: We have some very cool advertisers on this website, and as VegSource is supported by advertising, we're happy about that. If you can't see any ads, you might have an ad blocker, or a setting in your browser which blocks ads from showing up. Consider turning on ads while on vegsource so that you can see what they have to offer, and so that this site can remain free.


Reply To This Post         Return to Posts Index           VegSource Home


From: Kareni (184.76.51.125)
Subject:         Hodge podge, many FREE: Liping Ma, Games for Reading, FLL, Private Eye, Right-Brained, much more
Date: February 23, 2013 at 12:14 pm PST

One free with each $15.00 purchase:

Boomerang!: Children's Audiomagazine about Big Ideas, Issue 43 on cassette; OR
Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin, pbk, good; OR
Something Queer is Going On (a mystery) by Elizabeth Levy, pbk, good; OR
Rip-Roaring Russell by Johanna Hurwitz, pbk, vgc; OR
The Secret Cave (also titled: Twenty and Ten) by Claire Huchet Bishop, pbk, okay; OR
The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban, pbk, okay; OR
Knee-Knock Rise by Natalie Babbitt, pbk, good; OR
The Monster's Ring by Bruce Coville, pbk, vgc; OR
The Red-Eared Ghost by Vivien Alcock, pbk, good; OR
Four Kids, Three Cats, Two Cows, One Witch (Maybe) by Siobhan Parkinson, pbk, vgc; OR
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great by Judy Blume, pbk, okay; OR
Where Do Babies Come From? by Margaret Sheffield; hdbk, good; OR
Lightning by Jeanne Bendick, pbk, rough; OR
Scholastic's A+ Junior Guide to Book Reports by Louise Colligan, pbk, good; OR
Scholastic's A+ Junior Guide to Giving a Speech by Louise Colligan, pbk, good; OR
Math for Smarty Pants by Marilyn Burns, pbk, good; OR
Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus by James Otis, pbk, good; OR
The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery by Graeme Base, hdbk, good; OR
Judy Moody Gets Famous! by Megan McDonald, pbk, vgc; OR
Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry, pbk, good; OR
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng, pbk, good; OR
Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce, pbk, good; OR
The Witch Family by Eleanor Estes, pbk, vgc; OR
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli, pbk, good; OR
The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson, pbk, exc; OR
Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson, pbk, vgc; OR
A Small Civil War by John Neufeld, pbk, good; OR
The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick, pbk, okay; OR
New Moon magazine, Jan/Feb 1997, pbk, vgc; OR
Cicada magazine, March/April 2001, pbk, vgc; OR
Cicada magazine, May/June 2001, pbk, vgc; OR
Cicada magazine, May/June 2002, pbk, vgc; OR
Period, rev. ed., by Gardner-Loulan et al., pbk, vgc; OR
Elle Woods, Blonde Love by Natalie Standiford, pbk, new; OR
Stepping Heavenward by Mrs. E. Prentiss, pbk, vgc; OR
Utopia by Sir Thomas More, pbk, vgc; OR
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by Shakespeare, pbk, vgc; OR
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, pbk, vgc; OR
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather, pbk, vgc; OR
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann, pbk, good; OR
Night by Elie Wiesel, pbk, okay; OR
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, pbk, exc; OR
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, pbk, vgc; OR
La roja insignia del valor by Stephen Crane (Spanish version of The Red Badge of Courage), hdbk, some water damage; OR
Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott, pbk, good
***
One free with each $40.00 purchase:

Lial's Introductory Algebra, 7th ed., pbk, okay; OR
Saxon Math 76, 2nd ed., hdbk, vgc; OR
Saxon Math 87, 1st ed., hdbk, good
*** *** ***
A Child's History of America: Told in One-Syllable Words by Josephine Pollard

Book 1, illustrated, re-published in 1998 by Mantle Ministries; original price was $17.95. Hardback book has a bent cover (even after sitting under a heavy book); otherwise, it is in very good condition. Asking for $7.00ppd (within the US only).
***
Set of three books: Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics by Liping Ma

"For all who are concerned with mathematics education in the U.S., Liping Ma has written an important book. It provides valuable clues to the nature of the problem of improving our K-12 mathematics education. An added bonus is that, despite the somewhat foreboding educationese of its title, it is quite readable. I recommend this book." —Roger Howe, Yale University Paperback, ex-library, very good condition. This is the first edition, original price was $33.95.

plus About Teaching Mathematics: A K - 8 Resource by Marilyn Burns

"This comprehensive and popular resource addresses the toughest issues teachers face in mathematics teaching. It demonstrates how to replace traditional math teaching with strategies that focus on students' thinking and reasoning and presents the case for teaching mathematics through problem solving. ... more than 240 ... activities."

Large paperback with over 250 pages, cover is creased, some underlining and notes, but otherwise in good condition. Original price was $28.95.

plus Mathematics Activities for Elementary School Teachers: A Problem Solving Approach by Dolan et al.

"... provides a hands-on manipulative based, problem-solving approach to learning and teaching elementary mathematics."

Large paperback with over 300 pages, slight cover wear but overall in very good condition. For
this set of three books, asking for $30.00ppd (within the US only)..
*** ***
Games for Reading: Playful Ways to Help Your Child Read by Peggy Kaye

This is a great collection of over seventy games and activities which now retails for $17.95. Paperback, ex-lib, in good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US).
***
First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind by Jessie Wise

"...uses picture study and other classical techniques to develop the child's language study in those first two all-important years of school. Each lesson leads the parent, step-by-step, through the simple oral and written projects that build reading, writing, spelling, storytelling, and comprehension skills. Use this book to supplement school learning, or as the center of a home-school language arts course."

Paperback, ex-lib, good to very good condition; this is the first edition which covers both first and second grades. New this cost $18.95; asking for $9.00ppd (within the US).
***
Set of 18 first grade readers from Houghton Mifflin

Titles include: Fireman Small by Yee; The Leaving Morning by Johnson; Greetings, Sun by Gershator; I’ll Catch the Moon by Crews; When I was Little Like You by Walsh; Winter Lullaby by Seuling; The Chip Chop Ship by Henry; What Can You See at a Lake? by Menschell; Nell’s First Day Kit by McGovern; and more. These are all paperbacks in good/very good condition; each has a hole and is on a ring. Asking for $25.00ppd (within the US) for the set.
***
Set of two books: Oxford Book of Poetry for Children, compiled by Edward Blishen with illustrations by Brian Wildsmith

Hardback with dust jacket; jacket has some wear but the book is in very good condition. For ages 6-11. From Amazon: "Inspire young children to move from nursery rhymes to serious (but not solemn!) verse with this burgeoning collection that includes poems by Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, Shakespeare, and many others. The illustrations reflect the vitality of the verses. Edward Blishen, who compiled the anthology, was a teacher for 15 years, and the volume has been spectacularly illustrated by Brian Wildsmith." Original price was $25.00.

plus Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book by Iona and Peter Opie with illustrations by Joan Hassall

Hardback in dust jacket with mylar cover; ex-library in good condition; UK edition from 1967. Amazon sells the current US version of this for $29.95. Asking for $18.00ppd for the set of two books (within the US only).
*** ***
Writing Power by Beverly Adams-Gordon

This is an oversized paperback in very good condition; new it retailed for $49.95. "Writing Power is a comprehensive curriculum for teaching composition, grammar, usage, and punctuation to your preschool through high school level student." Asking for $20.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $16.00ppd. NOW $14.00ppd.
***
The Cat in the Hat Beginner Book Dictionary in Spanish by the Cat himself and P.D. Eastman

Fun dictionary for learners of Spanish. This is a hardback which retails for $15.00; it is in very good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
***
Unicorns Are Real: A Right-Brained Approach to Learning by Barbara Meister Vitale

"This mega-best seller provides sixty-five practical, easy-to-follow lessons to develop the much ignored right-brain tendencies of children. These simple yet dramatically effective ideas and activities have helped thousands with learning difficulties. Includes an easy to administer screening checklist to determine hemisphere dominance. Engaging instructional activities that draw on the intuitive, non-verbal abilities of the right brain, a list of skills associated with each brain hemisphere and much more. All grades."

Oversized paperback, ex-lib, in good condition. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only).
**
The Private Eye: "5X" Looking/Thinking by Analogy - A Guide to Developing the Interdisciplinary Mind by Kerry Ruef

“K-16 through life. Profusely illustrated in black and white. This best-selling introduction to The Private Eye program will propel you and your students into worlds of wonder and intellectual growth. You’ll discover the drama and wonder of looking closely at the world, thinking by analogy, changing scale and theorizing and how The Private Eye’s simple "tools" produce "gifted" results. Whether you’re teaching science, language arts, art, math and/or social studies, you’ll be amazed at how students love the process: with a jeweler's loupe, everyday objects and The Private Eye’s simple questions you’ll accelerate and magnify thought as students write, draw, theorize and invent. … Over 200 lesson plans, ideas and ticklers to enrich the five core disciplines. This book takes the reader on a journey of discovery that incorporates science, art, literature, and creative thinking.” Dolores Choat, Science and Children (NSTA).

Large paperback, ex-lib, in very good condition. New this now sells for $24.95; asking for $12.00ppd (within the US only).
***
Set of two books: Children's Special Places: Exploring the Role of Forts, Dens, and Bush Houses in Middle Childhood by David Sobel

Paperback, ex-lib, first edition, in good condition. The current edition sells for $26.95.

Plus The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places by Gary Paul Nabhan

Paperback, ex-lib, some stains on inside front cover and facing page but overall in good condition. New this now sells for $20.00. Asking for $12.00ppd (within the US only) for the set of two books.
***
How to Talk to Children About Art by Francoise Barbe-Gall

“Anticipating how kids react to paintings by artists as diverse as Botticelli, Vermeer, Degas, Chagall, and Pollack, this resource for adults who want children to love and understand art prepares them for the types of questions kids ask. Providing parents and teachers with valuable tips for making any visit to a museum with children a success, this guide offers a great primer or refresher course on art history, allowing adults to confidently answer common questions, such as why some paintings are signed and others are not, some pictures are small and others are very large, and why the Dutch paint so much fruit. Questions and answers about 30 well-known paintings provide historical background, explain genres such as still life and portrait, and demystify religious and mythological themes. Color-coded tabs let adults flip to sections appropriate to the ages of their children (5–7 years, 8–10 years, 11–13+ years).”

Paperback, ex-lib, in very good condition. New this now sells for $18.95; asking for $9.00ppd (within the US only).
***
Miss Lea's Bible Stories for Children by Rosemary Lea, illustrated by Stephen Sechrist

This is a hard back book. The cover has a little shelf wear, but otherwise the book is in excellent condition. This sells for $14.95 new. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $5.00ppd.
***
How Children Learn by John Holt

"This enduring classic offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”"

Paperback in very good condition; retails new for $16.00. Asking for $8.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $7.00ppd. NOW $6.00ppd.
***
Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery by David H. Albert

Paperback in excellent, like new condition. New this costs $17.95; asking for $9.00ppd (within the US only). NOW $6.00ppd. NOW $5.00ppd.
*** ***
These come from a non-smoking and no pet home. I would prefer to be paid by a money order (in which case I will ship immediately) but will also accept a personal check (in which case I will ship once your check clears). Sorry, but I do not take paypal. If you would like insurance, add an additional $1.95.

Feel free to email with questions. If you are serious about purchasing, please give your name and address in confirmation. Email me at kareni29@ yahoo.com (take out the space).

Thank you for looking.


Reply To This Post         Return to Posts Index           VegSource Home


Follow Ups:


   


Post Reply

Name:
E-mail: (optional)
Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:



See spam or
inappropriate posts?
Please let us know.
  

Infomercial production direct marketing Legacy Films