Category: Grade 2 Books

Aesop’s Fables with Scripture References


Classic fables with Scripture reference to match the moral. 

Living Books Press Aesop’s Fables contains:

  • Over 270 fables
  • Scripture passages to highlight each moral
  • A 110-word glossary of unfamiliar words
  • An alphabetical index of the morals
  • A guide for study for parents, students and teachers

The Living Books Press Aesop’s Fables offers a unique edition, translated by V. S. Vernon Jones, is a republication of the 1912 edition, with illustrations by the incomparable artist Arthur Rackham and introduction by G. K. Chesterton.

Hardcover: 236 pages
Softcover: 236 pages
Digital version: direct download

Author: Aesop; Sheila Carroll, ed.

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Blank Nature Journal

Nature Journal for keeping a record of discoveries outdoors.

A blank book just right for young hands and ready to use with dry brush technique or other medium. Journal has medium-weight paper excellent for water color, pen and ink, and colored pencils.

Paperback: 68 blank pages pages

Publisher: Strathmore Paper Company & Prang Watercolor Co.

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Calvert of Maryland: A Story of Lord Baltimore’s Colony

Sixth in LBC’s Colonial America series. Best for children 7-9.

The purpose of the stories in the Colonial America Series is to show children the home life of the colonists with whom they meet in their books, while describing the daily life of those people who conquered the wilderness whether for conscience sake or gain.

Print version: 140 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: James Otis

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Charlotte Mason Library on CD

Own your own library of living books, guides and MP3s to help homeschool with Charlotte Mason’s timeless methods. Homeschool library of living books ($423 Value) on CD.

Charlotte Mason Library on CD contains over 70 high quality titles to help you homeschool the Charlotte Mason way: Science, American History, Penmanship, Nature Study, Picture Study, Geography, Citizenship, Classics of Literature, and more. We have only a limited number of CDs.

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Grade Two Bundle

The ultimate LBC package! This bundle includes all books and resources published by LBC Press that you will need to complete Grade Two with your child. The rest can be affordably purchased on Amazon or borrowed from your library. In addition, you will receive three audio trainings designed to give you an overview of Charlotte Mason principles and how to apply them in your home school. Books included are the Grade Two Teaching Guide and Resources, Reading-Literature First Reader, Reading-Literature Teaching Guide, Italics, LBC Nature Journal, Seed Babies, and Peeps at Many Lands. The audios are A Closer Look at LBC, Writing the CM Way, and Demystifying Nature Study.

 

**Please note:  This purchase will be accessible as a login membership page upon our website.

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Italics: Beautiful handwriting for children

A complete penmanship program using Charlotte Mason’s guidelines. All ages.
We have tried many writing programs; none have matched this elegantly simple and affordable handbook. It contains italic handwriting instruction within a Charlotte Mason framework, an overview of steps in teaching handwriting to children, can be used at all grade levels, and has lessons and practice in basic italics and cursive italics as well as quotes for copy work. Used through Grade Three.

Italics Sample Preview

Print version: 48 pages, wire bound
Digital version: direct download
Author: Penny Gardner

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LBC Grade Two Teaching Guide & Resources

Best for ages 7-8 or families wishing to combine ages 6-8.

Grade Two is designed to help your child improve reading fluency, sustain longer narrations, and listen to and tell more complex stories. This year, grammar and regular copy work are introduced. The American Revolution and the establishment of the constitutional government are the areas of study for American history. In world history, the year is spent exploring the wonders of ancient Egypt, a topic of fascination to most children. For science, the four strands of scientific inquiry—life, physical, Earth, and health—are explored, each with its own focus for study.

Print version: 178 pages, wire bound
Digital version: direct download

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LBC Guide to Astronomy

36-week study for use with Exploring Creation with Astronomy and uses Charlotte Mason methods to compliment the studies. Best for ages 7 to 12.

Wirebound
52 pages

 

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LBC I Love To Read Set

Buy all four of the Reading-Literature series. A complete Charlotte Mason-style reading program.
Best for ages 5-9.

 

TEACH YOUR CHILD THE JOY OF READING:

 

No dumbed-down reading in this lovely four-volume set.
The LBC I Love to Read Set includes a teaching guide, three readers and Flash Cards (word recognition and phonics):

Print version: includes 4 softcover books + Flash Cards
Digital version: direct download
Authors: Margaret Free and Harriette Treadwell

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LBC Nature Journal

A guide to how to keep a nature journal and a template for creating your own nature journal. This 96-page book follows Charlotte Mason's guidelines, has a 36-week nature journal template, includes tips, suggestions, a bird, tree and mammal observation list for you to keep a record of sightings and food for thought on the many ways nature study enriches your child's life.

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Peter of New Amsterdam: A Story of Old New York

Third in LBC’s Colonial America series. Best for children 7-9.

The purpose of the stories in the Colonial America Series is to show children the home life of the colonists with whom they meet in their books, while describing the daily life of those people who conquered the wilderness whether for conscience sake or gain.

Print version: 136 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: James Otis

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Primary Language Lessons

LBC exclusive. Introduction to grammar and language use and expression. Best for ages 7-9. Recommended to begin second half of second grade and complete in third grade.

Primary Language Lessons is a beginning guide to grammar and language use and expression for the early elementary student. It is a lay-flat, write-in text. No need to have to rewrite the questions and assignments. It is all done for you.

 

Print version: 258 pages, wire bound
Digital version: direct download
Author: Emma Serl

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Reading-Literature First Reader

Stories for reading fluency and vocabulary building.

Uses well-written folk tales, Mother Goose rhymes, and poetry to teach reading basics. The text includes vocabulary building and guidelines for phonics instruction. The simple style of the stories and rhymes allows children to read for themselves right away. First Reader is part of the Reading-Literature Series by Harriette Treadwell and Margaret Free published by Living Books Press. The series challenges the notion that learning to read is a matter of word repetition and phonic drill. Learning to read is an easy road when using literature that captures the child’s interest.

Reading-Literature: First Reader is a republication of the 1911 edition. Living Books Press has taken care to faithfully reproduce the type and illustrations of the original. The book coordinates with Reading-Literature Teaching Guide and The Primer and Second Reader.
Print version: 149 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: Harriette Treadwell & Margaret Free

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Reading-Literature Second Reader

Stories for reading fluency and word building.

Reading-Literature: Second Reader uses well-written folk tales, Mother Goose rhymes, and poetry to teach reading basics. The simple style of the stories and rhymes allows children to read for themselves right away. Second Reader is part of the Reading-Literature Series by Harriette Treadwell and Margaret Free published by Living Books Press. The series challenges the notion that learning to read is a matter of word repetition and phonic drill. Learning to read is an easy road when using literature that captures the child’s interest.

Reading-Literature: Second Reader is a republication of the 1912 edition. Living Books Press has taken care to faithfully reproduce the type and illustrations of the original. The book includes guidelines for phonics instruction and vocabulary building coordinates with Reading-Literature Teacher’s Guide, The Primer and First Reader.

Print version: 149 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: Harriette Treadwell & Margaret Free

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Reading-Literature Teaching Guide

Step-by-step teaching guide to reading instruction.

Learning to read can be joyful rather than a matter of word repetition and phonic drill. Margaret Free and Harriette Treadwell saw literature as the ideal form for teaching reading because stories and poems capture the child’s interest, making learning an easy road.

Print version: 135 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: Harriette Treadwell & Margaret Free

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Ruth of Boston: A Story of the Massachusettes Bay Colony

Fourth in LBC’s Colonial America series. Best for children 7-9.

The purpose of the stories in the Colonial America Series is to show children the home life of the colonists with whom they meet in their books, while describing the daily life of those people who conquered the wilderness whether for conscience sake or gain.

Print version: 136 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: James Otis

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