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Announcing a New Biography for Children

Posted on: 10/11/2019

Some of the best stories are true, and the story of David Blackwell, a brilliant African-American mathematician working before and during the Civil Rights era, is a fascinating tale of a man who spent his life solving mathematical problems that no one had yet solved. David Blackwell and the Deadliest Duel is the newest book […]

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Announcing a New Book for Gifted, Intense Children

Posted on: 10/04/2019

Gifted children typically exhibit a variety of intensities. For example, they tend to be extremely intellectually curious and pursue topics of interest with passion and fervor. Some have wild imaginations and dream up elaborate fantasy worlds. Some seem to be overly emotional; they are highly sensitive to criticism and exhibit surprising degrees of empathy with […]

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Announcing a New Edition of a Book by Annemarie Roeper

Posted on: 09/25/2019

Annemarie Roeper was an icon in the field of gifted education, and her books are revered by parents and educators everywhere for the ways in which they teach us to honor children and lift them up to become the best versions of themselves that they are capable of becoming. In this newly edited and revised […]

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Enriching Courses for Gifted Children

Posted on: 08/16/2019

Royal Fireworks is offering a number of enriching courses for gifted children. Our courses in Eastern and Western philosophy offer exciting discussion opportunities for children who want to explore the deepest questions. The nature of humankind, the governance of society, free will and determinism, and the existence of God are the substance of the Western […]

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A New Book by Michael Clay Thompson

Posted on: 08/13/2019

Introducing a new book by Michael Clay Thompson! It is an introduction to the parts of speech for young children, who get to meet a chicken named Poodle, a beagle named What?, and Sidney, the world’s fastest snail. It’s all in verse, it’s wonderfully illustrated, and it’s delightfully silly. We expect it to become available […]

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Math and Science in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 08/10/2019

We are pleased to offer a number of new courses taught by distinguished experts this fall in our online school. Allen Gross will be teaching a variety of math courses. Allen is not only a seasoned teacher at the college level; he is attuned—as a man who spent his working life in banking operations—to the […]

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Another Honor for the MCT Language Arts Curriculum

Posted on: 07/26/2019

The readers of Practical Homeschooling magazine have voted Michael Clay Thompson’s language arts curriculum the best for online instruction. The MCT curriculum is available in three forms online. First and foremost, it is taught in many online classes from many different sources. The luckiest children are those who are instructed by Michael Clay Thompson himself […]

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Spanish Language Courses at the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 07/08/2019

At the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community, we offer exceptional learning opportunities guided by outstanding experts. For Spanish language and culture, we are lucky to have in Dr. Myriam Borges Thompson both an extraordinary scholar and an engaging instructor. Beginning July 9th, Dr. Thompson is offering two short, four-week summer courses for children to enhance […]

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New Set of Dyslexia-Friendly Books Now Available: Mail Riders

Posted on: 06/27/2019

Royal Fireworks Press is excited to announce the release of the Mail Riders Dyslexia Series, the fourth set of dyslexia-friendly books in our collection of books about the history of America: Adventures on the American Frontier. Mail Riders joins Cowboys and Cattle Drives, Pioneer Show People, and Pirates and Privateers—sets of books that are all […]

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Online Courses that Explore the Built Environment

Posted on: 06/03/2019

We educate our children to a high level in language arts so that they do not make simple errors of grammar or vocabulary. But many of us are complacent about sending our children into the world not knowing the grammar and vocabulary of the built environment. There are people who can walk down the street […]

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A New Series of Books about Pirates!

Posted on: 05/23/2019

Royal Fireworks Press announces the publication of its newest series of books for children with dyslexia and other reading disorders: Pirates and Privateers. The six books that make up the series tell the tales of some of the most notorious pirates to sail the seas around the East Coast of America and the Caribbean, as […]

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Royal Fireworks Online Courses

Posted on: 05/21/2019

At Royal Fireworks, one of our concerns is to introduce your children to the great figures in our cultural history. We have long held the position that the classics provide an enrichment for children that is not found in popular contemporary fare and that understanding our intellectual tradition and the important figures in it is […]

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Mathematicians Are People, Too!

Posted on: 05/16/2019

by Robert Black, author of the Mathematical Lives series of books One was the only legitimate child of a notorious poet, taught the rigors of math so she wouldn’t follow in her father’s footsteps. One was a career government official who only studied math as his hobby. And one became a celebrity by carrying a […]

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Announcing a New Latin Graphic Novel and a Latin Online Course

Posted on: 05/01/2019

Royal Fireworks Press has published its first curriculum component as a graphic novel! It is designed to appeal to middle-grade students. The content is our immersion Latin curriculum by Dr. Frances Spielhagen. The first two years of the curriculum introduce Latin vocabulary and grammar in a natural progression. The process is so easy and readily […]

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