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.

2021

Age 9-11 - 4 - 3: The Human Body

Version 4
Published: 4/13/2021
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
How the Incredible Human Body Works by Richard Walker
SMARTLAB: Squishy Human Body by Lucille M. Kayes
removal
Human Body - A Visual Encyclopedia
by DK Publishing
978-0756693077
addition
How the Incredible Human Body Works. . . by the Brainwaves
by Richard Walker
978-0756631451

Age 9-11 - 5 - 2: Four Operations

Version 2
Published: 3/7/2021
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Sir Cumference Gets Decima's Point by Cindy Neuschwander
addition
Sir Cumference Gets Decima's Point
978-1570918452

Age 9-11 - 5 - 5: Multiplying Fractions

Version 2
Published: 3/7/2021
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
The Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin by Pam Calvert
addition
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin
978-1570918902

Age 9-11 - 5 - 7: Dividing Fractions

Version 2
Published: 3/7/2021
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
The Multiplying Menace Divides by Pam Calvert
addition
The Multiplying Menace Divides
978-1570917820

Age 9-11 - 4 - 1: Space

Version 3
Published: 2/8/2021
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Leap Into Space by Nancy Castaldo
removal
The Usborne Book of Astronomy & Space
by Lisa Miles
9780794526269
addition
Leap into Space
by Nancy Castaldo
978-0824968151

2016

Age 9-11 - 3 - 3: Westward Expansion

Version 2
Published: 5/4/2016
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself by Rachel Dickinson
How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark by Rosalynn Schanzer
removal
Going West! Journey on a Wagon Train to Settle a Frontier Town
by Carol A. Johmann, Elizabeth J. Rieth
978-1885593382
addition
Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself
by Rachel Dickinson
978-0978503765

2015

Age 9-11 - 2 - 1: The Living Seas

Version 2
Published: 6/18/2015
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Oceans for Every Kid by Janice VanCleave
removal
Awesome Ocean Science
by Cindy A. Littlefield
9780824967963
addition
Oceans for Every Kid
by Janice VanCleave
978-0471124535

Age 9-11 - 4 - 1: Space

Version 2
Published: 6/16/2015
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Leap into Space
by Nancy Castaldo
978-0824968151
addition
The Usborne Book of Astronomy & Space
by Lisa Miles
9780794526269

2014

Age 9-11 - 3 - 2: Technology and Invention

Version 3
Published: 3/12/2014
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
100 Inventions That Made History by DK Publishing
removal
The Picture History of Great Inventors
by Gillian Clements
978-1845074395
addition
100 Inventions That Made History
by DK Publishing
978-1465416704

2013

Age 9-11 - 1 - 1: The Fifty States

Version 3
Published: 8/27/2013
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Smart About the Fifty States: A Class Report by Jon Buller
removal
Kids Learn America!
by Patricia Gordon and Reed C. Snow
978-1885593313
addition
Smart About the 50 States: A Class Report
by Jon Buller and Susan Schade, et. al.
9780448431314

Age 9-11 - 4 - 3: The Human Body

Version 2
Published: 5/21/2013
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
How the Incredible Human Body Works. . . by the Brainwaves
by Richard Walker
978-0756631451
addition
Human Body - A Visual Encyclopedia
by DK Publishing
978-0756693077

2012

Age 9-11 - 3 - 2: Technology and Invention

Version 2
Published: 7/17/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Running Press Discovery Kit – Inventor's Workshop
(kit)
9780762412136
addition
9-11 - Technology and Invention Science Kit
9-11-3-2-InventorKit

Age 9-11 - 1 - 1: The Fifty States

Version 2
Published: 1/9/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Smart About the 50 States: A Class Report
by Jon Buller and Susan Schade, et. al.
9780448431314
addition
Kids Learn America!
by Patricia Gordon and Reed C. Snow
978-1885593313