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Thinkers Book List 2023-24

The list below is subject to change prior to the start of the school year, based on stock and ongoing development.


The books listed here correspond with the daily lesson plans, but if you want to swap one out or add another, go ahead. Portals allows you to do your own thing while staying on pace. Annual overview is provided upon purchase, lesson plans are delivered weekly. 

We encourage shopping online for cheaper used books or working with your local library. If you prefer new books, you'll see an option for the full set on the registration page. We also save money by using digital documents when possible, you can print as you see fit, or work on screen, and not pay for shipping unnecessary paper.

Math and Language Arts are selected based on learning level of the student.

Bible and Reference
  • Archaeological Study Bible - Kaiser

  • Poems for Memorization (Rod and Staff)​

  • The 2023 Old Farmer's Almanac

Read-Aloud Books
  • America the Beautiful Part 1 & 2 - Notgrass

  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer Twain

  • A Long Way from Chicago - Peck

  • Bonanza Girl  - Beatty

  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch - Latham

  • Case for Christ for Kids - Strobel

  • Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemisom - Lenski

  • Johnny Tremain - Forbes

  • Moccasin Trail - McGraw

  • Naya Nuki: Soshoni Girl Who Ran - Thomasma

  • Out of the Dust Hesse

  • Shh! We're Writing the Constitution - Fritz

  • The Slopes of War Perez

  • Up From Slavery - Washington

  • Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?Maybury


​Based on Level 

  • Math U See Package (Instruction Manual, Instruction DVD, Student Workbook, Hands on Kit, Digital Pack Access, and Test Booklet)

  • Berean Builders: Earth Science

  • Big Red - Kjelgaard

  • By the Great Horn Spoon Fleischman

  • Calico Bush - Field

  • Call of the Wild - London

  • Jericho's Journey Wisler

  • Maniac Magee - Spinelli

  • Moonshiner's Son - Reeder

  • My Side of the Mountain (Series) George

  • Nothing to Fear​​

  • Rascal - North

  • Streams to the River, River to the Sea O'Dell

  • Swift Rivers Meigs

  • The Arrow Over the Door - Bruchac

  • The Door Within (Series) - Batson

  • The Great Little Madison (Series) - Fritz

  • The Hobbit (Series: Lord of the Rings) Tolkien

  • The Journeyman - Yates

  • The Landing of the Pilgrims - Daugherty

  • The Sherwood Ring - Pope

  • Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold Fritz

  • Turn Homeward, Hannalee - Beatty

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