Unit Change History

Moving Beyond the Page is a literature-based curriculum. When books go out of print, these books are replaced in our curriculum. This page outlines these changes in our curriculum. If you have specific questions about these books or the curriculum, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

2018

Age 11-13 - 2 - 1: Greek Myths

Version 2
Published: 4/4/2018
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
removal
Icarus At the Edge of Time
by Brian Greene
978-0307268884

2017

Age 11-13 - 1 - 4: Ecosystems and Ecology

Version 4
Published: 6/20/2017
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Changing Ecosystems by Alicia Hemphill
removal
Eyewitness: Ecology
by Brian Lane and Steve Pollock
978-0756613877

2016

Age 11-13 - 2 - 1: Force and Motion

Version 2
Published: 10/25/2016
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Forces and Motion
by Casey Rand
978-1410932648

Age 11-13 - 1 - 5: Earth Cycles and Systems

Version 4
Published: 9/26/2016
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
The Water Cycle: Evaporation, Condensation, and Erosion
by Rebecca Harman
978-1403470669

Age 11-13 - 1 - 4: Ecosystems and Ecology

Version 3
Published: 9/8/2016
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Ecology
by Donna Latham
978-1410933362

Age 11-13 - 1 - 3: The Lithosphere

Version 2
Published: 8/4/2016
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Painless Earth Science by Edward J. Denecke, Jr.
removal
Earth's Shifting Surface
by Robert Snedden
978-1410933591
addition
Painless Earth Science
by Edward J. Denecke Jr.
978-0764146015

2015

Age 11-13 - 1 - 4: Ecosystems and Ecology

Version 2
Published: 3/31/2015
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Changing Ecosystems
by Michael Bright
978-1432916527
addition
Changing Ecosystems
by Alicia Hemphill
9780692349021

2014

Age 11-13 - 1 - 5: Earth Cycles and Systems

Version 3
Published: 3/12/2014
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Carbon-Oxygen and Nitrogen Cycles
by Rebecca Harman
978-1403470676

Age 11-13 - 2 - 2: Light and the Eye

Version 3
Published: 3/12/2014
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Light and Color
by Peter Riley
978-0531153710
addition
The Science of Light
by Steve Parker
978-0486492643

2012

Age 11-13 - 2 - 2: Light and the Eye

Version 2
Published: 10/25/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Awesome Experiments in Light and Sound
by Michael A. DiSpezio
978-1402723728

Age 11-13 - 1 - 5: Earth Cycles and Systems

Version 2
Published: 7/3/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
The Sun
by Raman K. Prinja
978-1403406187

Age 11-13 - 1 - 1: The Hydrosphere

Version 2
Published: 1/20/2012
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Painless Earth Science by Edward J. Denecke, Jr.
Protecting Earth's Water Supply by Ron Fridell
removal
The Water Planet
by Ralph M. Feather Jr., Ph.D.
978-0078778261
addition
Protecting Earth's Water Supply
by Ron Fridell
978-1580138550
addition
Painless Earth Science
by Edward J. Denecke Jr.
978-0764146015

Age 11-13 - 1 - 2: The Atmosphere

Version 2
Published: 1/20/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
The Air Around You
by Susan Leach Snyder
978-0078617584
removal
Predicting the Effects of Climate Change
by John Townsend
978-1432918521
addition
Exploring the Sky by Day
by Terence Dickinson
9780920656716
addition
Painless Earth Science
by Edward J. Denecke Jr.
978-0764146015

Age 11-13 - 1 - 4: Ancient Asia

Version 2
Published: 1/13/2012
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Geography of the World: The Essential Family Guide to Geography and Culture by Jayne Parsons
Life in Ancient China by Paul Challen
Life in Ancient Japan by Hazel Richardson
Life in the Ancient Indus River Valley by Hazel Richardson
removal
The Ancient Chinese
by Virginia Schomp
978-0531167373
removal
Ancient India
by Virginia Schomp
978-0531168462
addition
Life in Ancient China
by Paul Challen
978-0778720676
addition
Life in the Ancient Indus River Valley
by Hazel Richardson
978-0778720706