Life of Fred Eden #13: Electricity - ISBN 978-1-937032-36-4 Follow along with Kingie and Janice the electritian as she installs outlets throughout the house!
Life of Fred Eden #14: Dinner - ISBN 978-1-937032-37-1 Help Fred and Kingie as they make spaghetti for dinner! You will count spaghetti noodles, count cans of sauce, and add up the grocery bill as you read along! You'll also follow along as they learn to read a compass from north, south, east, west, and travel to and from the grocery store.
Life of Fred Eden #15: Evening - ISBN 978-1-937032-38-8 Brush up on your colors as Fred and Kingie get ready for bed; but not before they wash their dishes and do a little painting!
Life of Fred Eden #16: Garden- ISBN 978-1-937032-39-5 Help Fred make a decision to buy the right amount of trees to plant for his fruit forest! Follow along as he learns how to plant trees tall enough for fruits to be safe from those pesky ducks!
Life of Fred Eden #17: Peach - ISBN 978-1-937032-40-1 Follow along as Fred learns to make peach ice cream that came from the fruit trees (as Fred thinks!) Also join their adventure on the lake with their borrowed boat!
Life of Fred Eden #18: Going Home - ISBN 978-1-937032-41-8 How to pack. What KITTENS University looks like. Reading a map. Ten rows and ten columns of dots. Why oil painters can paint things that photographers can't photograph.
My son and daughter are 6th graders at 10 & almost 12 years old. They just finished the Life of Fred Math Elementary series because I wanted them to review before going into the 4-8 grade Math books. My son has TS. He has trouble staying focused, and I believe he might have some other issues with reading. I would like him to start with your LA books. I am not sure where we should begin, especially with him.
Asked by a Homeschooler on September 23rd, 2016 (Edited)
You probably want to get the Language Arts series: http://edcnts.com/2dlMSFn. If Australia (the first book) is too tough, then you can come back to it in a few months.
Answered by Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt on September 26th, 2016 (Edited)
My reluctant reader LOVES these books (we have all 3 sets) and has read them again and again. I find them silly, but if it gets him reading, then they are good by me! Thanks LOF!
Erin P - Member Since July 2014
Mar 23, 2016
My daughter listens in while we do Life of Fred math with her older siblings just to hear the goofy stories. She was so excited that she had LOF books of her own! The stories are just as silly and the kids have no idea that they are learning! Love LOF!
Rachel S - Member Since November 2013
Mar 02, 2016
We love Life of Fred books. I got these for my 4 year old son to learn to read. Honestly they have not helped him learn to read, but they keep his attention and teach him a lot of things. Some things are very basic and some things I even learned from the book!
Cheryl K - Member Since November 2013
Mar 01, 2016
My girls love Fred and his adventures! They learn and enjoy their reading time. All of my girls enjoy hearing the story. If you have Fred and Kingie fans, this is collection is a great addition.
Dora H - Homeschooler, Parent - Member Since January 2015
Aug 02, 2015
Life of Fred books are a favorite in our home. Always excited when new books come out. Even though our son is past the age level for these books, he still wanted to add them to his collection.
The Life of Fred contains fun stories about a child prodigy math genius your students can follow along as he gives real-world examples of everything from math to language arts. In the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series, your students will learn everything from telling time, division, beginning algebra, and more!
You can purchase one book at a time or the entire set at a discounted price! Order more as their skills progress such as the Life of Fred Intermediate Series that incorporate biology, physics, and economics using pre-algebra formulas.
The stories carry on through the exercises, and many of the books have a series of quizzes that bridge them to the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.
Written by Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, these affordable books were designed to keep your students engaged in math while also following along a storyline. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches concepts that can be applied using real-world examples. Find out more by reading this blog post!
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