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COURSE NO. SOC-232

BIBLE HISTORY

 

Child’s Bible History

  • Author: Most Rev. F. J. Knecht D.D.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books and Publishers, 1936, 1973, 2009. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895550059        978-0895550057
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

TAN Books; Rockford, IL; 1936, 1973; 87 pgs.; 67 lessons; 43 Illus; Nihil Obstat/Imprimatur.

 

 

Beginner’s Bible

  • Author: Karyn Henley
  • Publisher/Copyright: Colorado Springs: ZonderKidz, 1997. Print.
  • ISBN: 0310926106        978-0310926108
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

528 pages; 95 stories; index. It is worth ordering the out-of-print "Beginner's Bible" by Karyn Henley. The publisher has reissued the book under the same title, but with new artwork and a different author rewriting the content. The new version will serve, but the Henley version is preferred by most. Our course plans refer to the Henley version. Rainbow Resource carries only the new version.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-507

CLASSICAL HISTORY

 

Story of the World: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition

  • Author: Susan Wise Bauer
  • ISBN: 1933339004        978-1933339009
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

350 pages; Peace Hill Press; Revised edition (April 26, 2006)

 

Story of the World Vol. 1: Ancient Times, Activity Book

  • Author: Susan Wise Bauer
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1933339055        978-1933339054
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

300 pages; Peace Hill Press; Revised edition (November 17, 2006)

 


COURSE NO. SOC-048

CULTURAL LITERACY

 

Five in a Row, Volume 1

  • Author: Jane Claire Lambert
  • Publisher/Copyright: Grandview, MO: Five in a Row Publishing, 1997, 1994. .
  • ISBN: 1888659009        9781888659009
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

151 pgs.; 19 book units; Introductions, Instructions, Index, Glossary; 16 short appendices; craft and activity patterns and notes. (Older editions will work just as well.)

 

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A Pair of Red Clogs

  • Publisher/Copyright: : Purple House Press, 2002. .
  • ISBN: 1930900201        
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Clown of God, The

  • Author: Tomie De Paola
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0156181924        978-0156181921
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

48 pages.

 

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Glorious Flight, The: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot, July 25, 1909

  • Author: Alice Provensen, Martin Provensen
  • ISBN: 0140507299        
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Grandfather’s Journey

  • Author: Allen Say
  • ISBN: 0395570352        
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How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

  • Author: Marjorie Priceman
  • ISBN: 0679880836        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

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Night of the Moonjellies

  • Author: Mark Shasha
  • ISBN: 1930900341        978-1930900349
  • Supplier: Library

Purple House Press; 15th Anniversary edition (September 1, 2007)

 

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Papa Piccolo

  • Author: Carol Talley, Itoko Maeno (Illustrator)
  • ISBN: 1559420286        
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Rag Coat, The

  • ISBN: 0316574074        
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Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

  • Author: Robert Frost
  • ISBN: 0525467343        
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Storm in the Night

  • ISBN: 0064432564        
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Story About Ping, The

  • ISBN: 0140502416        
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Very Last First Time

  • Author: Jan Andrews, Ian Wallace (Illustrator)
  • ISBN: 088899043X        
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Who Owns the Sun?

  • ISBN: 0933849826        
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COURSE NO. SOC-055

EGYPTIAN HISTORY

 

Gift of the River [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Enid La Monte Meadowcroft
  • ISBN: 0690330472        
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Out of print; Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York, NY; 1937. OUT OF PRINT; go to abebooks.com and type in “Meadowcroft” in the author search box and “The Gift of the River” in the title search box and then press “Find Book.”

 

Pyramids: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience Ancient Egypt

  • Author: Avery Hart, Paul Mantell
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1885593104        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Williamson Publishing, Charlotte, VA; 1997; 96 pages; 12 parts; 50 activities

 

Cultural Atlas For Young People: Ancient Egypt

  • Author: Geraldine Harris
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0816051488        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

96 pages, Facts on File; Revised edition (June 2003)

 

Science in Ancient Egypt

  • Author: Geraldine Woods
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0531159159        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Franklin Watts/Division of Grolier Publ., New York, NY; 1998; 64 pages; 6 chapters; glossary, resources and index

 

Pharaohs and Pyramids (The Usborne Time Traveller) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Tony Allan
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0794503608        
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31 pages; 17 units; index. Usborne Books (September 2003)

 


COURSE NO. SOC-015

EUROPEAN HISTORY I (EH1-A)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

  • Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr
  • Publisher/Copyright: Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895260387        978-0895260383
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

280 pages.

 

Rule of St. Benedict, The

  • Publisher/Copyright: : Doubleday/Image Books, 1975. Print.
  • Translator: Anthony C. Meisel and M.L. del Mastro
  • ISBN: 0385009488        978-0385009485
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Introduction, prologue, 73 chapters, notes.

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

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Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

 

Murder in the Cathedral

  • Author: T. S. Eliot
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963. Print.
  • ISBN: 0156632772        978-0156632775
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any edition will do. 96 pages.

 

Canterbury Tales, The

  • Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Nevill Coghill
  • ISBN: 0140424385        978-0140424386
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

528 pages.

 

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Canterbury Tales, The

  • Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1948, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: R.M. Lumiansky
  • ISBN: 0671727699        978-0671727697
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

This is a modern prose translation that is less poetic than the Nevill Coghill translation. The STAA course plans reference the Coghill translation but the Lumiansky translation can easily be used in its place.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

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Song of Roland, The

  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 1957. Print.
  • Translator: Dorthy L. Sayers
  • ISBN: 0140440755        978-0140440751
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208 pages.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-017

EUROPEAN HISTORY I (EH1-B)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

World History Map Activities

  • Author: Marvin Scott
  • Publisher/Copyright: J. Weston Walch, Publisher: Portland, ME, 1999. Print.
  • ISBN: 0825128803        978-0825128806
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Originally published 1986; 140 pages of teacher notes, map outlines and geography-history tests; NO map keys/correction models.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Textbook Reading Notes Format

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2013. PDF document.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Log on to the STAA Member Support Site (www.staahomeschool.com/members) and search for "Textbook Reading Notes Format" with the search box or by clicking on the "Courses & Downloads" link on the navigation menu. Quick link: http://staahomeschool.com/index.php/249.

 

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Christ the King, Lord of History : Workbook

  • Author: Belinda Mooney
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Tan Books and Publishers, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895556731        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

163 pages.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

 

Quarter End Tests - European History I, B Track

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2012. PDF.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

 


COURSE NO. SOC-016

EUROPEAN HISTORY II (EH2-A)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

  • Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr
  • Publisher/Copyright: Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895260387        978-0895260383
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

280 pages.

 

The Prince

  • Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: George Bull
  • ISBN: 0140449159        978-0140449150
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Don Quixote [ABRIDGED]

  • Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Signet Classics, 1957, 2013. Print.
  • Translator: Walter Starkie
  • ISBN: 0451532295        978-0451532299
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560 pages; Abridged edition.

 

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Cliffs Notes: Don Quixote [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Marianne Sturman
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, Neb.: Cliffs Notes, 1964. Print.
  • ISBN: 0822004151        978-0822004158
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96 pages.

 

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A Man for All Seasons

  • Author: Robert Bolt (Director: Fred Zinnemann)
  • Publisher/Copyright: Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 1966, 2007. DVD.
  • ISBN:        
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120 minutes. Actors: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern, Orson Welles.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-018

EUROPEAN HISTORY II (EH2-B)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

World History Map Activities

  • Author: Marvin Scott
  • Publisher/Copyright: J. Weston Walch, Publisher: Portland, ME, 1999. Print.
  • ISBN: 0825128803        978-0825128806
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Originally published 1986; 140 pages of teacher notes, map outlines and geography-history tests; NO map keys/correction models.

 

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Christ the King, Lord of History : Workbook

  • Author: Belinda Mooney
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Tan Books and Publishers, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895556731        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

163 pages.

 

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A Man for All Seasons

  • Author: Robert Bolt (Director: Fred Zinnemann)
  • Publisher/Copyright: Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 1966, 2007. DVD.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

120 minutes. Actors: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern, Orson Welles.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-301

GREEK HISTORY

 

Greenleaf Guide to Famous Men of Greece

  • Author: Cynthia A. Shearer
  • ISBN: 1882514025        978-1882514021
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Greenleaf Press, Lebanon, TN; 1989; 62 pages; 31 lessons; timeline; activity guide; recommended readings

 

Famous Men of Greece

  • Author: John Haaren; A.B. Poland
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 159915045X        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

252 pages; Yesterday’s Classics (March 30, 2006)

 

Ancient Greece (Cultural Atlas for Young People)

  • Author: Anton Powell
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Chelsea House, 2007. .
  • ISBN: 0816051461        978-0816068210
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

3rd Edition, Revised, illustrated. 96 pages.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-717

GREEK HISTORY I (GH1-A)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Herodotus: The Histories

  • Author: Herodotus
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1996, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140449086        978-0140449082
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Reissue edition 2003; 622 pgs.; 9 units; introductions, maps, outlines, timelines, endnotes, index.

 

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to "The Peloponnesian War"

  • Author: Thucydides
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Free Press, 1996. Print.
  • Translator: Richard Crawley, edited by Robert Strassler
  • ISBN: 0684827905        978-0684827902
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages; 1st Edition, 1996.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-719

GREEK HISTORY I (GH1-B)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Herodotus: The Histories

  • Author: Herodotus
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1996, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140449086        978-0140449082
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Reissue edition 2003; 622 pgs.; 9 units; introductions, maps, outlines, timelines, endnotes, index.

 

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to "The Peloponnesian War"

  • Author: Thucydides
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Free Press, 1996. Print.
  • Translator: Richard Crawley, edited by Robert Strassler
  • ISBN: 0684827905        978-0684827902
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages; 1st Edition, 1996.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-718

GREEK HISTORY II (GH2-A)

 

Xenophon: The Expedition of Cyrus (Anabasis)

  • Author: Xenophon
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, 2009. Print.
  • Translator: Robin Waterfield
  • ISBN: 0199555982        978-019955598
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

288 pages; Introduction, Bibliography, Chronology, Explanatory notes, Textual notes, Index of names.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

Great Dialogues of Plato

  • Author: Plato
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
  • ISBN: 0451530853        978-0451530851
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

 

Cliff's Notes: Plato’s Republic [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Thornburg
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print or online.
  • ISBN: 076458670X        978-0764586705
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

128 pages. Printed guide is currently out of print but is easy to find from used sources and can always be found online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/republic.html.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Alexander the Great: Man of Action, Man of Spirit [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Pierre Bryant
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Harry N. Abrams, 1996. Print.
  • ISBN: 0810928337        978-0810928336
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

176 pages.

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-720

GREEK HISTORY II (GH2-B)

 

Xenophon: The Expedition of Cyrus (Anabasis)

  • Author: Xenophon
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, 2009. Print.
  • Translator: Robin Waterfield
  • ISBN: 0199555982        978-019955598
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

288 pages; Introduction, Bibliography, Chronology, Explanatory notes, Textual notes, Index of names.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

Great Dialogues of Plato

  • Author: Plato
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
  • ISBN: 0451530853        978-0451530851
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

 

Cliff's Notes: Plato’s Republic [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Thornburg
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print or online.
  • ISBN: 076458670X        978-0764586705
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

128 pages. Printed guide is currently out of print but is easy to find from used sources and can always be found online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/republic.html.

 

Alexander of Macedon: Journey to World’s End [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Harold Lamb
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0523008775        978-0523008776
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Doubleday; 1946; 386 pages; out of print - available in libraries and used bookstores only.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-377

OLD WORLD HISTORY

 

Old World and America

  • Author: Rev. Philip J. Furlong, Ph.D.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1984. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895552027        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

1937, 1984; Imprimatur; 371 pages; index; 8 units with 37 chapters; unit reviews, quizzes and projects.

 

Cultural Atlas for Young People: The Middle Ages

  • Author: Mike Corbishley
  • ISBN: 081605150X        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

96 pages; Facts on File; Revised edition (June 2003); Part 1: History of Medieval Europe; Part 2: Lands of Medieval Europe; glossary; timeline; gazetteer; index

 

 

Taking the Mystery Out of Studying Art History

  • Author: Jennifer Steward
  • ISBN: unassigned        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Steward Ship, Garden Valley, CA; 1995; no isbn; plastic spine w/62 pages; 16 units

 

I, Juan De Pareja

  • Author: Elizabeth Borton De Trevino
  • ISBN: 0374435251        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

180 pages; Farrar Straus Giroux; Reprint edition (November 1984)

 

Start Exploring Masterpieces - A Fact-Filled Coloring Book

  • Author: Steven Zorn
  • ISBN: 0762440759        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

128 pages; Running Press Book Publishers; Bk and Poster edition (March 1, 2001)

 

Usborne Story of Painting: Cave Painting to Modern Art [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Anthea Peppin
  • ISBN: 0860204413        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

32 pages; E.D.C. Publishing (August 1980)

 


COURSE NO. SOC-616

OLD WORLD HISTORY

 

A Child’s History of the World

  • Author: Virgil M. Hillyer
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hunt Valley, Maryland: Calvert School, 1939, 1997. Print.
  • ISBN: 8882870286        9788882870287
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Original text: D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc.; 1935; 79 stories, 465+ pages. Updated edition: revised by Edw. Huey and Archibald Hart; Calvert Education Services, Hunt Valley, Maryland; 1997; 91 chapters; 439 pages. Grades: 4-Adult

 

Story of the World Vol. 2: Middle Ages

  • Author: Susan Wise Bauer
  • ISBN: 1933339136        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

336 pages; Peace Hill Press (March 2003)

 


COURSE NO. SOC-482

ROMAN HISTORY

 

 

Introduction to Classical Studies Guide

  • Author: Cheryl Lowe
  • ISBN: 1930953151        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Memoria Press, Louisville, KY; 2000; 78 pages; 30 lessons; teacher guide; worksheets, maps, timelines, pronunciation guide, answer key.

 

Famous Men of Rome

  • Author: John Haaren; A.B. Poland
  • ISBN: 1882514033        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Greenleaf Press, Lebanon, TN; 1989, 1904; 154 pages; 30 lessons; 2 prefaces;

 

Greenleaf Guide to the Famous Men of Rome

  • Author: Cynthia Shearer
  • ISBN: 1882514041        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Greenleaf Press, Lebanon, TN; 1995, 1989; 57 pages; 30 lessons; timeline; activity guide with additional recommended literature selections

 

D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

  • Author: Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
  • ISBN: 0440406943        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Bantam Doubleday Dell Publ. Group, Inc.; NY, NY; 1962; 192 pages; 4 parts; 46 chapters; index; Caldecott winning illustrations;

 

Ancient Rome (Cultural Atlas for Young People)

  • Author: Mike Corbishley
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Chelsea House, July, 2007. Print.
  • ISBN: 081605147X        9780816068227
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

96 pages; timeline; glossary; index. 3rd edition, revised, illustrated.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-738

ROMAN HISTORY I (RH1-A)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Livy: The Early History of Rome (Books I-V)

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1960. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140441042        978-0140441048
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

432 pages.

 

Livy: Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1982. Print.
  • Translator: Betty Radice
  • ISBN: 0140443886        978-0140443882
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages.

 

Livy: The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey De Selincourt
  • ISBN: 014044145X        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

712 pages; maps; chronological table; index.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages.

 

Sallust : The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

  • Author: Sallust
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Books, 1963. Print.
  • Translator: S. A. Handford
  • ISBN: 0140441328        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

240 pages; Penguin Classics; Reissue edition (February 28, 1964); 2 parts; 19 chapters; maps; index.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-739

ROMAN HISTORY I (RH1-B)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Livy: The Early History of Rome (Books I-V)

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1960. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140441042        978-0140441048
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

432 pages.

 

Livy: Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Titus Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1982. Print.
  • Translator: Betty Radice
  • ISBN: 0140443886        978-0140443882
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages.

 

Livy: The War with Hannibal: Books XXI-XXX of the History of Rome from its Foundation

  • Author: Livy
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey De Selincourt
  • ISBN: 014044145X        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

712 pages; maps; chronological table; index.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages.

 

Sallust : The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

  • Author: Sallust
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Books, 1963. Print.
  • Translator: S. A. Handford
  • ISBN: 0140441328        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

240 pages; Penguin Classics; Reissue edition (February 28, 1964); 2 parts; 19 chapters; maps; index.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-740

ROMAN HISTORY II (RH2-A)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Tacitus: The Annals of Imperial Rome

  • Author: Tacitus
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1956. .
  • Translator: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 0140440607        978-0140440607
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

464 pages; 21 chapters; list of Roman emperors and eastern monarchs; keys to technical terms and place names; maps; index

 

Suetonius : The Twelve Caesars

  • Author: Suetonius
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2007. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Graves
  • ISBN: 0140455167        978-0140455168
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-741

ROMAN HISTORY II (RH2-B)

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

Tacitus: The Annals of Imperial Rome

  • Author: Tacitus
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1956. .
  • Translator: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 0140440607        978-0140440607
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

464 pages; 21 chapters; list of Roman emperors and eastern monarchs; keys to technical terms and place names; maps; index

 

Suetonius : The Twelve Caesars

  • Author: Suetonius
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2007. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Graves
  • ISBN: 0140455167        978-0140455168
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. SOC-179

WORLD GEOGRAPHY

 

 

Mapping World by Heart Blank Outline Maps (set of 9)

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 


COURSE NO. SOC-646

WORLD HISTORY

 

History of the Horse Study Guide

  • Author: Hilary Berg
  • ISBN: 0012058939        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Beautiful Feet Books / 1997

 

Album of Horses

  • Author: Marquerite Henry
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0689717091        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

112 pages; Aladdin; Reprint edition (March 31, 1993)

 

Horses (Smithsonian Handbooks)

  • Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0789489821        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

256 pages; DK ADULT; 2nd edition (May 15, 2002)

 

Draw 50 Horses

  • Author: Lee J. Ames
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0385176422        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

64 pages; Broadway (April 2, 1986)

 

 

Horses of the World Playing Cards

  • Author: U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0880794291        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 


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