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Our Favorite Novels, Just in Time for Summer Reading!

Posted on: 06/28/2021

We at Royal Fireworks Press are pretty selective about what we choose to publish. We’re proud of the high quality of our products, as well as the high level of intellectual heft that many of them offer to children. We have a huge catalog of offerings, and some of them have been out for a […]

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The Adventures Collection Grows Again!

Posted on: 06/25/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is pleased to release our newest set of books in the Adventures on the American Frontier series: Resolute Men of the Illinois Country, available as both a novel and as a series of books with special features for children with dyslexia and other reading disorders. The title of this book may not […]

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Children’s Workshops with Michael Clay Thompson!

Posted on: 06/21/2021

Tomorrow is the first day of Michael Clay Thompson’s first summer workshop in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community, and there are still slots available for a few lucky children who want the opportunity to work with one of the greatest masters of English, affectionately known to his students as mr.T. Michael is set to […]

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Summer Session in the Online Learning Community Starts Soon!

Posted on: 06/05/2021

The goal of Royal Fireworks has always been to enhance the educational experience of children. When we began in 1977, our focus was on producing texts that were innovative, high-level, interdisciplinary, and distinctly different from the curricula produced by other publishers. During the following forty-four years, we have never wavered in our determination to produce […]

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Royal Fireworks Wins Best Curriculum Award for the Third Year in a Row!

Posted on: 06/02/2021

Royal Fireworks has done it again! We’re delighted and honored to announce that we have won a Best Middle & High School Homeschool Curriculum & Resources award from How To Homeschool for the third consecutive year. With hundreds of nominations and rigorous criteria to win, we’re grateful for this recognition. How To Homeschool is a helpful […]

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Summer Flights of Intellect

Posted on: 05/28/2021

Challenge your children this summer with courses from the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community that will sharpen their minds and expand their horizons. Can your child compete with other children in debate? Dr. Sharon Kaye’s philosophy debates course is an ideal proving ground. How is your child’s logic? It certainly will be better and more […]

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Online Learning this Summer: The Basics and More!

Posted on: 05/28/2021

This summer the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community is offering the basics—language arts and math—at a high level and with some unusual twists. Michael Clay Thompson is teaching grammar and essay writing. That might seem like the usual stuff, but Michael is brilliant at presenting English language arts to kids in a way that makes […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Revenant”—but for kids

Posted on: 05/24/2021

By all accounts, the movie The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was a box office hit, grossing $533 million worldwide and winning an impressive number of awards. It has been described as “gripping,” “intense,” and “gorgeous,” but also “mature,” “tense,” and “violent” (it’s rated R), which makes it a great movie for adults but not so […]

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Coming Soon: The MCT Language Arts Curriculum on Kindle!

Posted on: 05/18/2021

We at Royal Fireworks Press are bursting with the news: We’re producing the entire MCT curriculum as digital eBooks on the Kindle platform! And we won’t be stopping there. We’ll be converting many of our titles to eBooks, starting with our most popular and newest offerings, to give you the option of using our print […]

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Royal Fireworks Is Undergoing a Major Digital Overhaul!

Posted on: 05/14/2021

Royal Fireworks Press has been publishing books for children and the adults who care for them since 1977, and during that time, we’ve gone through a lot of changes. And now, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re in the process of undergoing an enormous change: a system-wide digital overhaul. This includes a brand new, user-friendly […]

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A Book to Get Kids Outdoors and Learning about Science

Posted on: 05/12/2021

When most people think of ants, they think of irritating pests that invade kitchens and make picnics a lot less fun. Really, what else is there to know? Well, apparently there’s a great deal, and almost all of us have spent too much of our lives under-valuing the incredible little critters that we often step […]

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A Book We Love Made Even Better

Posted on: 05/10/2021

In 2020, the pandemic drove more people to enjoy the outdoors than at any time in recent history. But taking a walk is one thing; appreciating nature as a glorious classroom of exploration and wonder that can bring families closer together in meaningful ways is something else. Nature Study for the Whole Family, the award-winning […]

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An Array of Online Learning Options for Kids

Posted on: 05/06/2021

The 2020-21 school year was difficult for many people across the country as schools, teachers, students, and their parents struggled to adjust to remote learning. However, many children in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community have thrived. They have found that online schooling—free of all that actual school entails—is preferable for them. Many of these […]

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The Legacy of Asa Briggs

Posted on: 05/06/2021

by Dr. Thomas Milton Kemnitz, founder and president of Royal Fireworks Press May 7th, 2021, is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the man whose educational vision plays an enormous part in the shape and diversity of Royal Fireworks Press and our Online Learning Community. He is Asa Briggs, who became Baron Briggs of […]

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