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Billings and Jingles: The First Big Adventure by Janet Muirhead Hill

A cat and mouse story your children will love. Fully Illustrated by artist and illustrator, Herb Leonhard, this 32 page picture book for children 0 - 5 is sure to be a big hit. Billings, a young mouse, goes on his first big adventure with his daddy. They find…

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2016 Hardcover 32 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-96-2
2016 saddle stitched 32 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-97-9
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Miranda and Starlight (book 1) by Janet Muirhead Hill

Ten-year-old Miranda Stevens, sent to live on her grandparents' Montana dairy farm while her mom seeks her fortune in Hollywood, is having trouble fitting in the small country school. She thinks that if she could have a horse, nothing else would matter. Then she meets the young, black stallion, Starlight,…

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2014 Audio ISBN: 978-1-937849-08-5
2010 Electronic ISBN: 9780982089347
2002 Paperback (first edition) 166 pages ISBN: 9780971416109
2003 Revised Paperback 166 pages ISBN: 9780971416147
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Starlight's Courage (Miranda and Starlight Book two) by Janet Muirhead Hill

In this exciting sequel to Miranda and Starlight, both the girl and the horse, an injured two-year-old stallion, are called upon to exhibit loyalty, courage, and endurance.Thinking that Starlight's owner is determined to have him put down, Miranda takes matters into her own hands to save him. A fierce competition…

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2010 Electronic ISBN: 9780982089354
2002 Paperback (first edition) 178 pages ISBN: 9780971416116
2007 Revised Paperback 162 pages ISBN: 9780977252541
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Starlight, Star Bright by Janet Muirhead Hill

The third book in the series about a young Montana girl and the black stallion she wants to call her own. Eleven-year-old Miranda Stevens is in love with a horse that belongs to grouchy Mr. Taylor, owner of Shady Hills Horse Ranch. She nurses him back to health after an…

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2010 Electronic ISBN: 9780982089361
2003 Paperback 190 pages ISBN: 9780971416123
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Starlight's Shooting Star by Janet Muirhead Hill

The fourth book of the Miranda and Starlight series finds Miranda Stevens, sixth grader at Country View School, getting into scrapes and adventures at school, at home, and most of all at the Shady Hills Horse Ranch where her friend Christopher keeps his mare, Queen, and where Miranda cares for,…

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2010 Electronic ISBN: 9780982089378
2003 Paperback 191 pages ISBN: 9780971416130
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Starlight Shines for Miranda by Janet Muirhead Hill

Miranda Stevens is twelve years old in book five of the Miranda and Starlight series. She is, she believes she is the luckiest girl in the world. Her missing father, whom she never knew before, has returned to become a part of her life, and her favorite black stallion, Starlight,…

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2010 Electronic ISBN: 9780982089385
2004 Paperback 198 pages ISBN: 9780971416154
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Starlight Comes Home (Miranda and Starlight Book six) by Janet Muirhead Hill

In this, the sixth book of the Miranda and Starlight series many new adventures await Miranda and her friends, Christopher and Laurie, and their horses. Laurie's mare, Lady, hides her foal, and Miranda, on Starlight, crosses a dangerous section of the river to find it, narrowly escaping catastrophe. A new…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9820893-9-2
2003 Paperback 250 pages ISBN: 9780971416161
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The Horse and the Crow: A Miranda and Starlight Story by Janet Muirhead Hill

In this, the seventh book of the Miranda and Starlight series about a Montana girl and her beloved black stallion, we meet Teddy, a ten-year-old Crow boy who wants to be like the last great chief of his tribe, Chief Plenty Coup. Plagued with a feeling of foreboding, fourteen-year-old Miranda…

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2015 Paperback 272 pages ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-937849-27-6
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Horses for Sale, a Miranda and Starlight Story by Janet Muirhead Hill

Miranda and Starlight series was released last summer (2016) for $12.00 As our featured book of the week, you may order it now for until October 16 for just $10.00.

At age sixteen, going on seventeen, Miranda takes responsibility for her growing herd of horses. Impressed with the…

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2016 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-33-7
2016 Paperback 194 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-32-0
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Horses Forever: A Miranda and Starlight Story. by Janet Muirhead Hill

Miranda graduates highschool and, under Higgin's guidance and with Christopher's support, prepares a filly for entry in the Kentucky Derby. Caught up in the thrill of the horseracing world and the wonder of the talent of Starlight's offspring, Miranda focuses on winning. As she becomes an intimate part of it…

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2017 ebook ISBN: 9781937849351
2017 Paperback ISBN: 978-1-937849-34-4
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The Many Adventures of Miranda and Starlight by Janet Muirhead Hill

Six books in one wrapped gift set brings the many adventures of Miranda Stevens and the black stallion, Starlight that she loves. Miranda is ten years old when she meets Starlight in book one. She celebrates her fourteenth birthday at the end of book six. Many mishaps and adventures happen…

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Second edition ISBN: 978-0-9772525-8-9
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The Teen Years: Miranda and Starlight trilogy by Janet Muirhead Hill

Three books in one set: Books 7, 8, and 9 of the Miranda and Starlight series see Miranda through high school and beyond. At fourteen she and her friend Christopher take horses to the Crow Fair where they plan to compete. All is well until one of the horses disappears.…

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2017 Paperback 700 pages ISBN: 9781937849450
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Kendall's Storm by Janet Muirhead Hill

10-year-old Kendall Ralston is lonely and confused as his father moves him from one new place to another, with never time to pack. When he rescues a puppy from a hailstorm in Montana, he has found a friend to give him both companionship and courage. What Kendall really wants is…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-1-2
2011 Paperback 230 pages ISBN: 978-0-9820893-0-9
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Kyleah's Tree by Janet Muirhead Hill

Eleven-year-old Kyleah Ralston has a secret wish and believes it will come true if she makes a wish on the sunrise from the very top of her favorite tree. She must close her eyes and repeat the wish at just the right moment, or it won't work. She wishes to…

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2009 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9820893-3-0
2008 first edition paperback 202 pages ISBN: 978-0-9772525-9-6
2011 Misprint 208 pages ISBN: 978-0-9827377-9-8
2011 Revised Paperback 202 pages ISBN: 978-0-9827377-9-8
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Kendall and Kyleah by Janet Muirhead Hill

Twins, a girl, Kyleah, and a boy, Kendall, were separated at age four when their parents divorced. The father took Kendall and the mother kept Kyleah. As dysfunctional in divorce as they were in marriage, the parents agreed not to let the twins see or hear from each other. "It'll…

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2012 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-06-1
2012 Paperback 265 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-05-4
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The Twins Trilogy by Janet Muirhead Hill

The story of twins, separated at age four and desperately seeking each other at age 11 is told in three novels. KENDALL'S STORM, follows the frightened and lonely boy twin as he travels with his father through many states and finally to the Long Beach Peninsula in southwest Washington. He…

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2013 wrapped 3 book set ISBN: 978-1-937849-09-2
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The Boarding House by Marcia Melton

Set in the unstable, politically charged Montana of 1914, The Boarding House tells the story of the Hynes family’s tragedy and triumph after a mining accident in Butte forces the family to relocate and operate a boarding house in the small town of Philipsburg. Told primarily through the eyes of…

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2012 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-04-7
2012 Paperback 163 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-03-0
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Joe Henry's Journey by Marcia Melton

Joe Henry’s story is a look at the past. It reveals why people moved to the untamed region the miners called Montana in the mid 1800s and what they found there. The reader will be carried along with Joe Henry through all of his travels—a great adventure, but scary too.…

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2014 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-21-4
2014 Paperback 170 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-20-7
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Joe Henry's Return by Marcia Melton

Joe Henry Grummond, who traveled with his father from Kentucky to Montana and back again, in Joe Henry's Journey, in 1862. Now, in 1866, there is nothing left in Kentucky for Joe's family, which is comprised of Joe, his father, his grandmother, two younger sisters, and John Abel, a disabled…

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2017 ebook ISBN: 9781937849443
2017 paperback 164 pages ISBN: 9781934849436
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The Orange Slipknot by Jan Young

Twelve-year-old Ben is impatient to grow up and fill the footprints his father leaves on the Nevada cattle ranch where he works as the ‘top hand.’ Meeting the high expectations of his father is difficult enough, without the enmity expressed by Fred, the old cow boss, who seems to…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9820893-1-6
2007 Paperback 180 pages ISBN: 978-0-9772525-5-8
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Starting the Colt by Jan Young

Starting the Colt continues the story of Ben Lucas’s quest to prove he’s tough enough to please his hot-tempered dad. The Nevada ranch where his dad cowboys is a man’s world. Ben’s father, who believes in teaching a horse who is boss, orders Ben to “buck out” some young horses,…

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2014 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-11-5
2014 Paperback 173 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-10-8
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Danny's Dragon by Janet Muirhead Hill

Before his father died, Nine-year-old Danny Branahan had asked him for a horse. Dad said yes, and they brought the beautiful white horse named Dragon home to their Montana cattle ranch. Danny and Dragon became inseparable untilhis father's death. Danny blames himself, reasoning, "If I hadn't asked for a horse,…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-5-0
2006 Paperback 190 pages ISBN: 978-0-9772525-0-3
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The Body in the Freezer by Janet Muirhead Hill

An arrogant, entitled, teenage boy meet a homeless girl with a secret. He's determined to learn her secret, but when he does, he wishes he hadn't. It alters the course of his life.

When 13-year-old Samuel Ellingsford (Captain) Capulin III lets his smart mouth get him into trouble, the judge…

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2014 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-12-2
2014 Paperback 228 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-13-9
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An Inmate's Daughter by Jan Walker

On the first day of summer vacation between seventh and eighth grade, Jenna McDonald does the dumbest thing ever. She jumps from the McNeil Island boat dock into the water to save a little girl from drowning. McNeil Island is a prison in the middle of Puget Sound. It's where…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-0-5
2006 Paperback 172 pages ISBN: 978-0-9714161-9-2
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A Horse to Remember by Juliana Hutchings

After her family relocates to the small country town of Lewisberg, Tennessee, Hilary Thompson, who has lived and thrived in the city the whole 13 years of her life, feels as if her world has stopped turning. When she begins working at the local stables owned by Susan Collins, she…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-2-9
2007 Paperback 176 pages ISBN: 978-0-9772525-1-0
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Fergus: The Soccer-Playing Colt by Dan Peterson

A palomino colt, bred to play polo, prefers soccer instead. Follow the adventures of Fergus and the two boys who love him as they go on a National soccer tour to promote the sport. All is well until a couple of thugs decide they want the athletic colt for their…

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2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9820893-2-3
2005 Paperback 178 pages ISBN: 978-0-9714161-7-8
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Absaroka by Joan Bochmann

Absaroka: where the anguish of a soldier meets the land of the Crow, published in 2006 is the story of Matt, a troubled young man returning from the Vietnam conflict to seek refuge at the family's ranch in northern Wyoming, only to find his beloved home devoid of cattle, his…

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2012 Audio ISBN: 978-1-937849-07-8
2010 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-4-3
2006 Paperback 179 pages ISBN: 978-0-9714161-8-5
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The Road Between by Florence Ore

Walking the mile-long road from the Blackfoot Reserve to the public school in Gleichen, Alberta, every day, the child, Florence, traversed the influence of not just two, but three cultures, looking for where she fit in. Her grandmother brought her manners and morals from England, her Indian neighbors shared their…

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2011 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-7-4
2011 Paperback 150 pages ISBN: 978-0-9827377-6-7
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The Dishwater Tree by Angela Janacaro

The old willow tree on a lonely, windswept hill outside of Miles City, Montana, saw three generations of women—and kept their secrets. But when 80-year-old Worthy learned that she hadn't long to live, she was ready to unlock the secret of her heritage if she could. Why was she left…

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2014 elect ISBN: 978-1-937849-24-5
2014 Paperback 216 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-17-7
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Ride the Jawbone by Jim Moore

1902 in central Montana, the Jawbone Railroad served the ranch country in the Mussellshell River Valley as well as the gold fields in the Castle Mountains. The son of a local rancher, T. C. Bruce, just out of law school, is talked into defending a man commonly called Loco, charged…

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2011 electronic ISBN: 978-0-9827377-8-1
2011 Paperback 228 pages ISBN: 978-0-9827377-3-6
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The Jenny by Jim Moore

Merci Bruce brings the Jenny, a WWII flying machine to her father's central-Montana ranch in the spring of 1920. It quickly becomes the center of attention, not only because airplanes are rare in that time and place, but more so because the pretty Miss Bruce is the pilot. The focus…

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2012 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-30-6
2015 Paperback 384 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-29-0
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8 Seconds by Jim Moore

In 1950, the world of a young rodeo bronc rider from Montana State College is rocked when he is charge with of the crime of murder in the first degree—the murder of a close friend and fellow rodeo participant. In a rush to judgment, the sheriff of Park County, Montana…

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2017 ebook ISBN:
2017 Paperback 296 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-38-2
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The Body on the Floor of the Rotunda by Jim Moore

Murder in the Capitol becomes the top news story when the body of Gloria Angel, the popular and lovely assistant to the governor of Montana is found on the floor of the rotunda of Montana s capitol.

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2013 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-16-0
2013 Hard cover 372 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-15-3
2013 Paperback 372 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-14-6
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Election Day by Jim Moore

Jim Moore has developed an intriguing story of a political system in chaos, with the intricacies of the US constitution and its amendments as the basic premise of the story.Our forefathers thought of every possible contingency in how to choose the president of the United States of America, including answering…

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2012 electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-02-3
2012 Hard cover 316 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-00-9
2012 Paperback 316 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-01-6
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The Whole Nine Yarns: Tales of the West by Jim Moore

Nine delightful short stories from Jim Moore, who loves to spin a good yarns fill this little book making it an ideal gift for anyone who likes to read.

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electronic ISBN: 978-1-937849-23-8
2014 Paperback 142 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-22-1
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Adventures of an Alaskan Preacher by Wayne Coggins

Coggins, a pastor in Alaska since 19971, shares his adventures with the people, the animals, and the sheer awesome wilderness of Alaska. In these thirty-one stories, Wayne uses the twists and turns of life that he has experienced to encourage every believer to trust in God in times of need.…

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2017 ebook ISBN: 978-1-937849-40-5
2017-02-02 Paperback 166 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-41-2
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MORE Adventures of an Alaskan Preacher by Wayne Coggins

Is this Alaskan preacher, as a reality-show producer once asked,
”the last of a dying breed?” Or is he just a dedicated pastor doing the best he can for the people he cares about and serves.

Besides being an honest man, willing to sacrifice comfort, give up sleep, and risk his…

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2017 ebook ISBN: 978-1-937849-37-5
2017 paperback 166 pages ISBN: 978-1-937849-36-8
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The Orange Slipknot Curriculum Unit by Jan Young

This ccurriculum guide for use with THE ORANGE SLIPKNOT can easily be adapted to the needs of the instructor and grade level of the students. It is 8 1/2 x 11 inches comb bound with 103 page that include several disciplines from social studies, math, and science, to reading,…

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2008 paperback 103 pages ISBN: 978077252565
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Starting the Colt Curriculum Unit by Jan Young

This curriculum guide is designed for classroom and home school use with the novel, STARTING THE COLT, and is easily adapted to the needs of the instructor and the students. It is 8 1/2 x 11 inches, comb bound with 86 pages. It covers several disciplines including social sutdies, math,…

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2014 paperback ISBN: 978-1-937849-19-1
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Miranda and Starlight Literature Unit by Janet Muirhead Hill

Miranda and Starlight goes to the classroom in this cross-curriculum unit designed for making learning fun, and teaching easy. Based on the award-winning first book in a six book series by Janet Muirhead Hill, this literature unit was designed by a school teacher, Danya Johnson Tompkins. It has been tested…

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First edition, spiral bound 95 pages ISBN: 978-0-9772525-2-7
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Starlight's Courage Curriculum Unit by Janet Muirhead Hill

This curriculum guide for use with the novel, Starlight's Courage, is provided for easy adaptation for instructors in the classroom or homeschool. It covers several disciplins from social studies, math and science, to reading, grammar and vocabulary, with a heavy emphasis on language arts. It includes a complete answer key…

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2007 Paperback 98 pages ISBN: 0-9772525-3-1
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