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A Book about Bridging Cultures

Posted on: 02/20/2020

John Kallas was born in Newark, New Jersey, a first-generation American to Greek immigrant parents. He, his sister, and his two younger brothers were raised in the space between two languages, two cultures, two completely different ways of life. They were the bridge between their Greek parents and their American home. Many American customs were […]

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Royal Fireworks Online Learning Is Open for Fall 2020

Posted on: 02/06/2020

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community is already taking registrations for the fall semester and the next academic school year. We’re looking ahead to what’s next, and we’re excited about the learning opportunities that we are able to provide! Michael Clay Thompson is again offering all seven levels of his MCT language arts curriculum, but […]

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A Timely New Problem-Based Learning Unit

Posted on: 01/30/2020

Royal Fireworks Press is pleased to announce the publication of our latest Problem-Based Learning unit for middle schoolers, The Great Debates, which explores how the brand-new medium of television changed the political landscape of the 1960 presidential election. Problem-Based Learning (PBL) units are designed to immerse children in real-world problems by making them key stakeholders in […]

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Michael Clay Thompson Receives ANOTHER Award!

Posted on: 01/29/2020

Royal Fireworks Press is proud to announce that Michael Clay Thompson’s latest book, Poodle Knows What?, has received a Mom’s Choice Gold Award honoring excellence. The Mom’s Choice Awards program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products, and services. This comes on the heels of Practical Homeschooling‘s announcement that […]

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New Editions of Some of Our Favorite Novels

Posted on: 01/13/2020

At Royal Fireworks Press, we have a wide selection of historical novels that teach children and teens, not just about history, but about character and integrity and the challenges of real-life conflicts and struggles. Many of those novels are time-tested because they have been around for several years. Recently we have reissued new editions of […]

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Announcing a New Online Course on the American Civil War

Posted on: 01/06/2020

You asked, and we have delivered! During the last few years, parents have asked us to add American history courses to the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community. We are happy to say that we at last have found the instructor we need to do just that. Dr. Stephen Cox not only has taught at the […]

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A Look Back at 2019

Posted on: 12/20/2019

As we look back on the year as it comes to an end, we at Royal Fireworks Press are pleased by the many accomplishments we were able to achieve in 2019. We published a number of important books, both for children and adults, and we offered an array of online courses that were intellectually stimulating […]

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Royal Fireworks Online Courses: Something for Everyone

Posted on: 12/19/2019

At Royal Fireworks Press, we are continuously looking for ways in which to improve our offerings. A few years ago, we decided to create an online learning community to enable children to learn subjects—both those taught in traditional schools and those that are not—at a level that they may not find anywhere else and by […]

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New Sessions of Successful Online Courses for Students

Posted on: 12/16/2019

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community has been so successful that many of our instructors are returning to teach in the Spring 2020 semester. Two of those instructors have recently announced plans to teach again, both because they so thoroughly enjoy the interactions with students and because the students were so excited and interested in […]

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Stress-Reduction Resources for Children and Adults

Posted on: 12/10/2019

Stress is a problem for most of our population in today’s world. The pressures are often most acute in children because they generally find themselves in situations and environments that they have not chosen for themselves, and they don’t have effective techniques for dealing with their unpleasant feelings. At Royal Fireworks Press, we are dedicated […]

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Royal Fireworks Press Receives Homeschool Award

Posted on: 12/06/2019

As we celebrate the forty-second anniversary of the founding of Royal Fireworks Press, we have received word that we have been chosen as one of the howtohomeschool.net 2020 Best Homeschool Curriculum and Resources Award winners. Fittingly, it was for us as an entire company and not simply for our language arts, or philosophy, or math, […]

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Announcing a New Course on the Literature of Ancient Greece

Posted on: 11/22/2019

Dr. Thomas Milton Kemnitz will teach a course on the literature of Greece in the Classical Age in the Spring 2020 semester of the Royal Fireworks Press Online Learning Community. Greece during the Classical Age (490-323 B.C.) was one of the most fertile and productive societies in the history of the world, and its contributions […]

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A New Publication about Giftedness!

Posted on: 11/15/2019

We are pleased to announce the publication of The Essential Guidebook for Parents of Gifted Children by Jennifer Ault. This book is designed to offer a concise yet thorough introduction to giftedness for parents new to the subject; however, it will also be a valuable resource to those knowledgeable about the topic, in part because […]

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A New Set of Books in the Adventures on the American Frontier Series

Posted on: 11/04/2019

Royal Fireworks Press is excited to announce the next set of books in our Adventures on the American Frontier dyslexia series. The latest addition is a series of books titled Men on Iron Horses, and it explores the birth of the locomotive and the building of the railroad across the United States. The locomotive was […]

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