Category: Grade 7 Books

Best-loved Literary Tales

Literary fairytales for the older student. Best for ages 9-12.

Best-loved Literary Fairytales is a collection of thirteen literary tales penned by the best and most notable writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century-a time considered by many as the golden age of children’s literature. Original illustrations include Arthur Rackham, Maude Humphrey, and Kate Greenaway. Readers will delight in the imaginative landscapes each story reveals and the spiritual truths hidden there.

Print version: 421 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: 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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Donate to LBC’s School in West Africa

Your donation helps us provide a living education to children who have no access to learning. Read about our amazing students in the description below. The pictures were all taken by me or my assistant while in Nigeria.


Your donation is tax-exempt and deeply appreciated. Living Books Curriculum is a non-profit company under the 501 C3 Worldwide Educational Resources. Upon receipt of your donation we will send a confirmation which can be used for tax purposes.

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Grade Seven Bundle

The ultimate LBC package! This bundle includes all books and resources published by LBC Press that you will need to complete Grade Seven 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 Seven Teaching Guide and Resources, Best Loved Literary Fairy Tales, Jabberwocky, and the LBC Nature Journal. 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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Jabberwocky: Poetry Studies for Junior High

Poems for study and narration. Best for ages 11-15.


Thirty-two poems for reading and response. Each poem was selected for its appeal to students ages 12 and up and includes study and narration questions to enrich understanding and appreciation. The poetic works chosen are among the most well-known in american and British literature, including W. B. Yeats, Walt Whitman, Lewis Carroll, Sara Teasdale, Rudyard Kipling, Emily Dickinson and Edgar Allan Poe.



Print version: 158 pages, wire bound
Digital version: direct download
Author: James and Sheila Carroll, ed.

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LBC Grade Seven Teaching Guide & Resources

Grade Seven is the first in a two-year cycle of studies for junior high. The digital edition is identical to the print edition and includes the Resource CD.

Grade Seven begins a two-year cycle of studies to be completed in Grade Eight. World history covers ancient civilizations to the modern age and American history covers early explorations to the present. Primary documents and original source material are used as much as possible. The goal of both history studies is to solidify understanding and give a sense of the great flow of events. Grade Seven also continues the exploration of great literature with, Shakespeare, Best-loved Literary Fairy Tales, Jabberwocky: Poetry Studies for Junior High, Picture Study and Composer Study. For science, the text Exploring Creation with General Science is used. We also include an optional review of basic grammar, for those who are first-time users of our curriculum. Grade Seven Resource CD comes with each Teaching Guide. It includes a year of picture study, nature journal, planner, maps and many other curriculum helps.

Print version: 136 pages, wire bound
Digital version: digital membership access or direct download

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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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