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A New Novel about Deafness

Posted on: 02/16/2021

Imagine that you are deaf. You’ve done that. We’ve all done it. What would it be like not to be able to hear sounds anymore? It would be difficult, certainly. You’d have to learn sign language. You’d need to become good at lip-reading. You wouldn’t be able to talk on the phone. You’d need closed […]

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Royal Fireworks Press Book Wins Award!

Posted on: 02/09/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is thrilled to announce that our biographical novel David Blackwell and the Deadliest Duel has been selected as a 2021 Mathical Honor Book (Grades 9-12)! The Mathical Book Prize aims to inspire a love of mathematics in the everyday world in children of all ages. Each year’s winners join a selective and […]

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New Books that Tell the Story of Early America

Posted on: 02/01/2021

Ouch. That last nickname is barbed. It’s also unfair. The middle region of the United States is vitally important to the rest of the country, yet it often is seen as less interesting than the areas along either coast—and certainly less worthy of anything more than a passing glance. But the midwestern and central states […]

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An Extraordinary New Philosophy Book for Teens!

Posted on: 01/29/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is thrilled to announce the newest Western philosophy book from Dr. Sharon Kaye! The Squirrel Behind the Tree is just the latest in Dr. Kaye’s philosophy series, which makes complex philosophical concepts and ideas easily accessible to children. The Squirrel Behind the Tree is a novel that tells a fictionalized version of […]

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A New Twist on Math

Posted on: 01/19/2021

Royal Fireworks Press announces the re-release of one of our classic publications: Math Verses with Twists. This math book, which originally came in four slim volumes, has been redesigned, freshly edited, and combined into a single book of 100 math problems, logic puzzles, and conundrums that will get kids thinking about math in new and […]

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Online Courses Start Today!

Posted on: 01/11/2021

Spring semester begins today in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community, but it’s still not too late to register! There are courses in everything from English language arts to Western philosophy, math to drawing, science to fashion design, history to mindfulness training. The choices are varied and diverse, allowing children with a broad range of […]

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There’s Still Time to Register for Spring Semester!

Posted on: 01/08/2021

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community is set to launch the 2021 spring semester on Monday, January 11th, and there’s still time to register for courses! Our staff is working over the weekend to make sure that we meet the high demand from parents and other caregivers for online courses that will challenge children and […]

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Spring Semester in the Online Learning Community Begins Monday!

Posted on: 01/07/2021

It’s a new year and a new semester in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community! Spring semester begins Monday, and we’re offering a variety of courses, from academic subjects such as English language arts (with Michael Clay Thompson), math, history, science, and foreign language study (Spanish and Latin) to topics that are generally considered electives […]

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Three-Day Online Workshops Begin Today!

Posted on: 01/04/2021

What better way for children to begin the new year than to tackle an intellectual challenge that both stretches their minds and keeps them happily engaged in fun new learning? The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community has been offering a series of workshops during the winter break, and the last set of workshops is this […]

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A Virtual Open House for Our Online Instructors!

Posted on: 12/19/2020

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community is holding an open house…virtually, because that is how we do things. So if you want to attend, you don’t have to leave home, but you do have to provide the cookies and juice. This open house will give you an idea of the approach of our learning community […]

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Special Online Winter Workshops for Kids

Posted on: 12/11/2020

Yesterday the Royal Fireworks staff awoke to a dusting of snow. The Christmas decorations are up in front of many houses, SUVs with Christmas trees tied to the top are a common sight, and Hanukkah is here. In other years, children would be looking forward to the excitement of getting together with extended family members […]

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New Winter Workshops and Spring Courses in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 11/24/2020

Royal Fireworks is continuing to add new workshops to our special winter break session, as well as new courses to our spring offerings, in the Online Learning Community. And there are more new courses to come! Among the new workshops for the winter break are one on math puzzles (offered twice) by Allen Gross, one […]

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Workshops to Prevent Holiday Couch Potatoes

Posted on: 11/19/2020

This holiday season, we’ve heard from lots of parents who are concerned that, without all of the excitement and stimulation of traditional events and gatherings, many of which have been canceled this year, their kids will become couch potatoes. Royal Fireworks has a solution! We have put together several workshops to form a special winter […]

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Royal Fireworks Press Selected for the 2020-21 Best Homeschool Curriculum & Resources List!

Posted on: 11/18/2020

Royal Fireworks Press is proud to announce that we have been chosen as one of the winners of HowToHomeschool.net’s 2020-21 Best Homeschool Curriculum & Resources List! We are honored to have been selected to appear on this list, specifically in the category of reading. According to HowToHomeschool.net: “Every year we struggle to find a homeschool […]

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