I havnet been around in quite a while but have a quesiton that I know you all can answer for me. If you had to choose between Guerber’s Story of the Chosen People & Story of Greeks/Romans or Foster’s Augustus World which would you choose and why?
I think I would choose the Guerber one edited by Christine Miller at Nothing New Press (I think that is the one) only because she edits a bit for a Christian reader. I believe Foster’s book treats all religions equally–at least that is what Sonya said in the Matthew to Acts guide I have. She lists Henty books as alternatives because those are unabashadly Christian in nature. Hope that helps. :)
I noticed that Lindafay (Higher Up…) schedules both for 6th grade. Don’t you use that curriculum, Caroline? What would you see is the value of using both of these books? And why would we want to use Foster if it has this bent? I’m beginning to think it is not a book that I could just send my 7th grader off with; it seems like he will need some help with navigating through it. Just wondering!