American Home School Publishing Books

From Ancient Greece to the World War 2 era, American Home School Publishing Books republishes children’s books that are out of print. At Lamp Post, we appreciate their efforts to bring back quality books from a bygone era. Their motto, “In the Interest of Children”™, is appropriate.

American Home School Publishing Books at Lamp Post Homeschool

Ancient Greece

The Boys and Girls Herodotus by John S. White, LL.D. 0966706706

The Boys’ and Girls’ Herodotus

By John S. White, LL.D, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780966706703

List $22.00

Price $19.95

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Lysis Goes to the Play by Caroline Dale Sendeker, American Home School Publishing 0966706749

Lysis Goes to the Play

By Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706749

Other books by Caroline Dale Snedeker include: The Spartan, Theras and His Town, The Forgotten Daughter, A Triumph for Flavius, and The White Isle, all on this page.

List $13.95

Price $12.49

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The Spartan by Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing 0966706781

The Spartan

By Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706781

The Spartan is the story of Aristodemos, the only survivor of The Battle of Thermopylae. Follow Aristodemos through his childhood in Athens and Sparta until the great battle is fought.”

“Throughout his life, until his valiant death, Aristodemos searches for redemption for his disgrace. His life touches the lives of Miltiades, Aeschylus, Aristides the Just, Leonidas, and Pindar.”

List $15.95

Price $14.49

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Theras and His Town by Caroline Dale Snedeker 0966706722

Theras and His Town

By Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706722

“Young Theras, born an Athenian, is taken to Sparta by a relative when his father is lost at war. He is forced to live like a Spartan, a brutal life with no pity for those who are not physically perfect and totally obedient to Spartan control.”

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Price $13.49

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Ancient Rome

Lives of Famous Romans by Olivia Coolidge, American Home School Publishing 9780977900030

Lives of Famous Romans

By Olivia Coolidge, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900060

In the Lives of Famous Romans you will find the biographies of twelve famous men of the Roman Empire: Cicero, Julius Caesar, Augustus Caesar, Vergil, Horace, Nero, Seneca, Trajan, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius, Diocletian, and Constantine.

Paperback, ages 12 to adult.

List $15.95

Price $14.49

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Caesar's Gallic War by Olivia Coolidge, American Home School Publishing 9780977900022

Caesar’s Gallic War

By Olivia Coolidge, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900022

“In 1961, Olivia Coolidge wrote this account, both factual and fictional, of the Gallic War of 58 to 51 B.C., narrated by a fictitious soldier in Caesar’s army, which provides a more vivid and readable companion to Caesar’s “Commentaries on the Gallic War.”

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Price $14.49

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Forgotten Daughter by Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing 0966706765

The Forgotten Daughter

By Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706765

The story of Chloe, the slave daughter of a Roman father and Grecian mother. A 1934 Newbery Honor Book, The Forgotten Daughter is a “captivating story of adventure, love, Chloe’s struggle with the anger and hatred she feels toward her father, and the forgiveness she learns that cleanses her soul.”

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Price $13.49

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A Triumph for Flavius by Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing 9780977900077

A Triumph for Flavius

By Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900077

A Triumph for Flavius is the touching story of a young Roman boy, Flavius and his developing compassion for his captured Greek slave Ariphron.

Grade 3-5

List $11.95

Price $10.95

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White Isle by Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Homeschool Publishing 0966706730

The White Isle

By Caroline Dale Snedeker, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706730

The White Isle was one of the first books to bring young people a spirited picture of Roman life in Gaul and Britain and is one of Caroline Dale Snedeker’s finest books.”

This is the story of the exile of a patrician Claudian family in the White Isle. Life in Britain is an adventure for Lavinia, the daughter. Read along as Lavinia travels from Rome through Gaul to Britain where she learns about Christianity.

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Price $13.49

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Middle Ages

Twelve Bright Trumpets by Margaret Leighton 0966706757

Twelve Bright Trumpets

By Margaret Leighton, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706757

Twelve stories that span the Middle Ages from the withdrawal of the Roman legions from Britain to the fall of Venice as Queen of the Sea. Twelve Bright Trumpets is a good tool to teach the general timeline of the Middle Ages to children from ages 10-13.

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Price $13.49

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The Beckoning Road

The Beckoning Road by Caroline Dale Snedeker 9780977900053

The Beckoning Road

By Caroline Dale Snedeker American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900053

The Beckoning Road is the sequel to Downright Dency, a Newbery Honor Book. IT takes place around 1825 from Nantucket Island across the northeast to Indiana.

Ages 12 to adult.

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Price $14.49

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We Were There Series

We Were There with Lewis & Clark by James Munves 9780977900008

We Were There With Lewis and Clark

By James Munves, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900008

American Home School Publishing has reprinted this excellent title from the We Were There With series. Originally published in the 1950s, We Were There With Lewis and Clark chronicles the famous expedition.

Ages 8-14

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Price $12.49

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We Were There on the Oregon Trail by William O. Steele 9780977900046

We Were There on the Oregon Trail

By William O. Steele, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900046

American Home School Publishing has reprinted this excellent title from the We Were There With series. Originally published in the 1950s, We Were There on the Oregon Trail provides and “historical fiction account” of a young man who travels to Oregon to find his father. Takes place in the 1840s.

Ages 8-14

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Price $12.49

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We Were There with the Pony Express by William O. Steele 9780977900039

We Were There With the Pony Express

By William O. Steele, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780977900039

American Home School Publishing has reprinted this excellent title from the We Were There With series. Originally published in in the 1950s, We Were There With the Pony Express is a fictional account of the days of the Pony Express.

Ages 8-14

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Price $12.49

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World War II Era Books

Land of the Morning by Jean McAnlis McMurdie 0966706776

Land of the Morning, A Civilian Internee’s Poignant Memories of Sunshine and Shadows

By Jean McAnlis McMurdie, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706776

Land of the Morning is a lovely remembrance of the time when the author lived in the Philippines at a rural mission station in the 1930s. After Pearl Harbor, her family fled but were eventually captured and moved into a prison camp. It is a beautiful story of God’s care and a testimony to the faith of the author and her family.

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Price $13.49

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Hey, Mac! by William F McMurdie 1880222418

Hey, Mac!

By William F. McMurdie, American Home School Publishing

ISBN-10: 0966706773

Hey, Mac! is a combat infantryman’s story of his World war II experiences–mainly in “A” Company, 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division.

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Price $13.49

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