Royal Fireworks Press Blog: 2021

An Important and Timely Series of Historical Novels Reissued

Posted on: 04/09/2021

Royal Fireworks Press announces a major update and revision to an important series of historical novels: the Homesteaders series. This collection of six books follows two families as they leave their home in Norway in the 1860s and journey to America in the hopes of building a life for themselves and their children in the […]

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This summer, we have something for everyone!

Posted on: 03/30/2021

As we expand our offerings in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community, one of our goals is to provide children with intellectual challenges that will stretch their minds in frameworks that are beyond the usual school offerings. Summer is a wonderful time to try special courses and atypical approaches, and we have added many courses […]

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Register Now for Summer and 2021-22 Courses in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community!

Posted on: 03/19/2021

Registration is open in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community for the summer session and the 2021-22 school year! The news today is filled with stories of the many children who have languished in their academic learning during the pandemic. This is not the experience of the children in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community. […]

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A New Book about an Unsung Hero

Posted on: 03/12/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is pleased to offer the latest installment in the Mathematical Lives series of biographical novels by author Robert Black. Benoit Mandelbrot: Reshaping the World is a fascinating look at one of the most influential mathematicians of the twenty-first century—although most people have never heard of him. Benoit Mandelbrot was a Polish Jew […]

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Another Award for a Michael Clay Thompson Book!

Posted on: 03/10/2021

At Royal Fireworks Press, we didn’t need another award to tell us that Michael Clay Thompson’s books are extraordinary. And if you’ve read any of his works, you don’t need someone else to tell you that, either. Michael is one of the most gifted writers of curricula for children that the English language has ever […]

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RFWP Book on Giftedness Wins Award

Posted on: 03/10/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is proud to share the exciting news that The Essential Guidebook for Parents of Gifted Children has been awarded a Gold Mom’s Choice Award for excellence! The announcement was made on Monday, securing The Essential Guidebook’s place among the outstanding books that Mom’s Choice has named as “the best in family-friendly media, […]

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New Books for Children Who Struggle to Read, and a New Novel for Those Who Don’t

Posted on: 03/09/2021

There’s a great deal of controversy surrounding the colonization of America. It was either the settlement of a new land of promise for the masses of people who came from Europe and elsewhere to try to establish for themselves a better life, or it was the brutal enslavement and terrorization of tribes of indigenous peoples […]

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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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