Grade 4-Grade 8
The Dakota Territory in which the book is set is a wide, uninhabited land created anew each day by sunlight and wind: a vast canvas for a child's imagination, a land where a family can build a life and a living. But "awed and oppressed by the vast prairie,...
Dialogue Editorial - Overcoming the Hurdles
"Student life is very similar to hurdle racing. In my own life I also faced hurdles,
even though I have already finished my academic training. Unlike in hurdling,
however, our life hurdles are neither the same size nor are painted in bright colors
Galimoto - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book
NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for theme 5: Friends & Family. When seven-year-old Kondi decides to fashion a galimoto (a generic term for various push-toys made from wires and sticks), his older brother is convinced that a small boy should not undertake...
Listen to the Wind
Best-selling author Mortenson retells his remarkable story for adults, Three Cups of Tea, through the eyes of Pakistani children. A read-aloud treasure teaching characteristics of endurance, overcoming obstacles, giving back, and the value of education. "The...
My Senior Senior
A teacher tells of an unusual student, a woman who returned to finish her high school degree 70 years after not quite graduating!
Grade 4-Grade 6
"Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from 'a peach is not a funny-looking...
Strength of Character Through Conflict
"The Saviour came to our world to bring to every tried, tempted soul strength to overcome even as He overcame. I know the power of temptation; I know the dangers that are in the way; but I know, too, that strength sufficient for every time of need is...
Grade 2-Grade 6
The year is 1855 and Ben has been sent off to school by his father in fulfillment of a promise to his mother who has since died of diphtheria. Ben is retrieved from school by his sister with the news that his father has taken seriously ill and Ben is needed....
Winners Never Quit!
"Mia learns quickly that there will be times when she will score a goal and those when she will not, but playing the game is the most fun of all" (School Library Journal). NAD Pathways Kindergarten selection 3 for theme 1: Heroes.