Paco’s Curriculum and Booklist, 2008-2009

12 years old.

Classical Writing

Religion

Civics

  • Ohio – Kathleen Thompson
  • My First Pocket Guide, Ohio – Carole Marsh

History

  • The Eagle of the Ninth
  • Caddie Woodlawn – Carol Ryrie Brink (19th century historical fiction)
  • Rifles for Watie – Harold Keith (Civil War historical fiction)
  • Banner in the Sky (19th century historical fiction)
  • By the Great Horn Spoon (Gold Rush) – rereading

Literature

  • The Long Patrol – Brian Jacques
  • A Week in the Woods – Andrew Clements
  • Stanley, Flat Again! – Jeff Brown
  • Barnstormers – Loren Long and Phil Bildner (Ohio)
  • The Angel’s Command – Brian Jacques
  • Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales – Marcia Williams
  • Canterbury Tales – Barbara Cohen
  • Beowulf the Warrior – Retelling by Ian Serraillier
  • Sounder – William H. Armstrong

Latin

  • Henle Latin 1

Science

  • Shark Life by Peter Benchley
  • DK Eyewitness Volcano and Earthquake – Susanna Van Rose
  • Eclipses
  • Autumn Science
  • Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Birds by Jim Arnosky
  • Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion – Loree Griffin Burns
  • Fish in a Flash! – Jim Arnosky
  • Hurricane and Tornado (DK Eyewitness)
  • Into the Volcano – Donna O’Meara
  • How Science Works (Reader’s Digest)

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