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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.

2019

Age 8-10 - 1 - 2: Native Americans

Version 2
Published: 6/5/2019
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
The Cherokee by Danielle Smith-Llera
The Very First Americans by Cara Ashrose
removal
If You Lived with the Cherokee
by Peter Roop, Connie Roop
978-0590956062
addition
The Cherokee: The Past and Present of a Proud Nation
978-1491450031

Age 8-10 - 3 - 1: Africa and Asia

Version 5
Published: 5/3/2019
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
A True Book: Asia by Gary Drevitch
Africa by Zukiswa Wanner
Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrier
removal
Africa (A True Book: The Seven Continents)
by Mel Friedman
978-0531218259
addition
Africa: A True Book
978-0531134122

Age 8-10 - 3 - 1: Stories from Africa and Asia

Version 3
Published: 3/1/2019
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
The Mystery of Meerkat Hill by Alexander McCall Smith
removal
Africa for Kids: Exploring a Vibrant Continent
by Harvey Croze
978-1556525988

2017

Age 8-10 - 3 - 3: Charlotte in Giverny

Version 2
Published: 12/4/2017
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Monet: Art Activity Pack
by Mila Boutan
978-0811813358
addition
Claude Monet
by Mike Venezia
978-0531225400

2016

Age 8-10 - 2 - 3: Forces of Nature

Version 4
Published: 9/28/2016
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
The Gripping Truth about Forces and Motion by Agnieszka Biskup
removal
A Crash Course in Forces and Motion with Max Axiom, Super Scientist
by Emily Sohn
978-0736878906
addition
The Gripping Truth about Forces and Motion
by Agnieszka Biskup
978-1429692984

Age 8-10 - 3 - 1: Stories from Africa and Asia

Version 3
Published: 6/20/2016
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
The Mystery of Meerkat Hill by Alexander McCall Smith
removal
We're from Japan
by Victoria Parker
978-1403457936

Age 8-10 - 3 - 2: Rocks and Minerals

Version 2
Published: 3/10/2016
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Everything Rocks and Minerals by Steve Tomecek
removal
Geology Rocks: 50 Hands-On Activities To Explore the Earth
by Cindy Blobaum
978-1885593290
addition
Everything Rocks and Minerals
by Steve Tomecek
978-1426307683

2015

Age 8-10 - 1 - 1: Dirt and Plants

Version 2
Published: 9/25/2015
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Dirt by Steve Tomecek
removal
Experiments with Plants
by Salvatore Tocci
978-0516273518

2014

Age 8-10 - 2 - 3: Forces of Nature

Version 3
Published: 8/14/2014
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Forces and Motion
by Robert Snedden
978-0-8368-8087-8
addition
A Crash Course in Forces and Motion with Max Axiom, Super Scientist
by Emily Sohn
978-0736878906

Age 8-10 - 3 - 1: Stories from Africa and Asia

Version 2
Published: 2/7/2014
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Akimbo and the Crocodile Man
by Alexander McCall Smith
978-1582346922
addition
The Mystery of Meerkat Hill
by Alexander McCall Smith
978-0-345-80446-4

2013

Age 8-10 - 4 - 3: Work, Tools, and Simple Machines

Version 2
Published: 9/2/2013
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Science in a Nutshell: Work: Plane and Simple
WW750-2868
addition
Exploration and Survival Science Kit
8-10-4-SK

2012

Age 8-10 - 3 - 1: Africa and Asia

Version 3
Published: 5/9/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Asia
by David Petersen
978-0516263717
addition
A True Book: Asia
by Gary Drevitch
978-0531218273

2010

Age 8-10 - 2 - 3: Forces of Nature

Version 2
Published: 9/10/2010
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Idea Factory - Force and Motion Kit
LER 2472
addition
Force and Power Science Kit
8-10-2-SK