JitterBug’s 2013-2014 Book List

JitterBug’s 2013-2014 Book List

*Social Studies


  • Visits to the Middle East by Sonya Shafer
  • Material World by Peter Menzel
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Menzel
  • The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey by Demi
  • The Pearl Diver by Julia Johnson
  • Saluki: Hound of the Bedouin by Julia Johnson
  • Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad by James Rumford
  • Waiting for the Owl’s Call by Gloria Whelan
  • Mosque by David Macaulay

Greek History:

  • The Story of Greece by Mary Macgregor
  • Famous Men of Greece by Haaren and Poland
  • The Illiad for Boys and Girls by Alfred Church
  • Alexander the Great by Jacob Abbot
  • Life in Ancient Greece Coloring Book by John Greene
  • Various YouTube videos and pictures of Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Greek Art
  • Book of Centuries

Roman History:

  • The Story of Rome by Mary Macgregor
  • Famous Men of Rome by Haaren and Poland
  • Our Little Carthaginian Cousin from Long Ago
  • In Search of a Homeland: A Story of the Aeneid
  • Our Little Roman Cousin from Long Ago
  • Cleopatra by Diane Stanley
  • Julius Caesar by Jacob Abbott
  • Cleopatra by Jacob Abbott
  • Life in Ancient Rome Coloring Book by John Green
  • Ancient Roman Art
  • The Stuff They Left Behind by SCM
  • Various movies, YouTube videos, and pictures of Ancient Rome
  • Book of Centuries

Bible History:

  • Scriptures
  • Discover the Old Testament from Discover the Scriptures
  • Old Testament Visual Resources by LDS Seminary and Institutes
  • Book of Centuries and LDS Bible Timeline


Science Curriculum:

  • Properties of Atoms and Molecules
  • Properties of Matter

Nature Study:

  • Burgess Bird Book
  • Burgess Animal Book
  • Burgess Seashore Book
  • Handbook of Nature Study
  • Various field guides


Core Curriculum:

  • Math U See Beta
  • Math U See Gamma


  • Life of Fred Apples
  • Life of Fred Butterflies


 Independent Reading:

  • Little Town on the Prairie
  • These Happy Golden Years
  • The First Four Years
  • My Side of the Mountain
  • Anne of Green Gables series

 *Language Arts


  • Spelling Wisdom by Sonya Shafer


  • Book of Mottoes (aka Commonplace Book)


  • Mavis Beacon Typing


  • Write With The Best, Volume 1

 Music Instruction

  • Flute Lessons

Foreign Language

American Sign Language

  • Lessons 8-20 by Lifeprint.com


  • English From The Roots Up : Greek and Latin Root Words

Scripture Study

  • Book  of Mormon

Scripture Memory

  • The Family Proclamation and The Living Christ

Books of equal or better quality may be substituted at any time for various reasons.

* Required by Missouri State Law


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