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From Stress to Success

Posted on: 04/16/2019

Royal Fireworks Press announces a new book about stress in gifted children. Almost everyone experiences stress, with the fast pace of society and technology and the onslaught of the 24-hour news cycle that leaves most of us feeling bad. But gifted kids have special stressors that most people don’t think about, often because they don’t know […]

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New Eastern Philosophy Course Begins April 22

Posted on: 04/10/2019

We are announcing a ten-week intensive introduction to Eastern philosophy taught by Ingrid Klass. The course will start in less than two weeks. When we sent out our newsletter announcing that The Circle of Happiness had won the gold Mom’s Choice Award and mentioning Ingrid’s course based on the book, a group of homeschooling parents […]

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The Circle of Happiness Receives Mom’s Choice Award

Posted on: 04/05/2019

The Circle of Happiness by Ingrid Klass has been given a gold Mom’s Choice Award. The special emphasis on this award is for “items that help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually; are morally sound and promote good will; and are inspirational and uplifting.” Beautifully illustrated, the book introduces preteens and teens to the fundamentals […]

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A Special Reading and Math Pack for Children with Dyslexia

Posted on: 03/01/2019

Night of the Paranormal Patterns A seven-book set printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font As part of our ongoing efforts to help meet the needs of children with dyslexia, we are pleased to introduce our Night of the Paranormal Patterns Dyslexia Pack. The pack is based on the premise that although dyslexic children struggle to […]

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Florence Nightingale: The Lady with the Diagrams

Posted on: 02/11/2019

Royal Fireworks Press is proud to announce Florence Nightingale: The Lady with the Diagrams, the second biography in the Mathematical Lives series. Written by Robert Black, with whom many readers are familiar from his Mathematical Nights novels, the book delves into the mathematical life of Florence Nightingale. Known for her revolutionary impact on medicine, Florence Nightingale transformed […]

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NEW! Logic-Math Exercises for Elementary-Age Children

Posted on: 01/29/2019

Logic-Math Exercises for Elementary-Age Children brings the popular Logic-Math series to a more advanced level, with exercises designed for children in grades 3-4. The math concepts in this book include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percent, graphs, geometry, volume, money, time, and more, all as a means of mastering critical-thinking skills rather than as computational challenges. The […]

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A New Novel about the Irish Potato Famine

Posted on: 01/25/2019

A Thousand Tears by Paul Sullivan The Great Famine that ravaged Ireland in the years 1845-1849 killed about a million people and caused about a million more to flee the country in search of a better life. It was a time of mass starvation and disease, and it had deep political, cultural, demographic, and social […]

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Flashcards for Caesar’s English

Posted on: 01/21/2019

  In response to many requests, we have produced 4×6-inch flashcards of the Latin stems and English vocabulary words that appear in Michael Clay Thompson’s Caesar’s English books. Both sets of flashcards are printed on durable card stock. They have the word or stem printed on the front and the definition on the back. The large, black type is […]

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Announcing New Math Courses

Posted on: 01/17/2019

Love Math or Hate Math We have a course for you. Does your child love math? Is he or she happy figuring out “If two trains left the station at the same time…”? Or does the mere suggestion of a word problem cause anxiety and muttering of “Who cares about stupid trains…”? Either way, we […]

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The Quest for Happiness: A Spring Course and a New Book

Posted on: 01/15/2019

Eastern Philosophy Course, Spring 2019 Ingrid Klass’s online course Eastern Philosophy: The Quest for Happiness features live discussions and is designed for children ages ten and older. Based on her book The Circle of Happiness, the purpose of the course is to provide a wide-ranging introduction to a variety of Eastern philosophies, specifically their approach to finding happiness. The […]

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Learning Options for the MCT LA Curriculum

Posted on: 01/07/2019

The Royal Fireworks Press language arts curriculum by Michael Clay Thompson has two goals: to ensure that the individual student who completes it is proficient in the language arts at a level that will carry him or her through life, and to inspire a lifelong love of the English language and its literature. The education […]

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Learn with Royal Fireworks this Spring

Posted on: 01/04/2019

The new year is upon us, and it’s time to think back over your child’s 2018 educational experience. Did she learn as much as you had anticipated? Did he look forward to his classes? Was there excitement during the learning process? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you have options. The […]

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Eastern Philosophy: New Book, Spring Course

Posted on: 01/03/2019

Help your child begin the new year with a little more peace, mindfulness, and contentment. Royal Fireworks Press announces The Day the Thoughts Got Stuck, the new Eastern philosophy book by Ingrid Klass. Readers familiar with The Day the Thought Bubbles Got in the Way will recognize and remember our protagonist Rosa from that book, where she and her […]

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The Glories of Ancient Greece

Posted on: 12/19/2018

Much of the foundation of our modern world is based on the civilizations of ancient Greece, and at Royal Fireworks Press, we have included extensive information, including essays and photographs, on the culture, architecture, construction methods, government, and philosophy in the enhanced editions of our MCT language arts vocabulary texts. Now, due to the interest […]

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