*All literature selections are subject to parental discretion.\

Rea Berg has homeschooled for twenty-five years and loves organic gardening, travel to historic sites, nineteenth-century literature, and dance. Rea has a B.A. in English from Simmons College and a graduate degree in children's literature. She has written numerous guides for studying history through literature and has republished many classic children's works. With her husband, she owns Beautiful Feet Books( www.bfbooks.com) and can be emailed at rea@bfbooks.com. Visit her blog at http://reaberg.wordpress.com.

Works Cited:
1. Einstein, Albert. Ideas and Opinions. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1953.
2. Péguy, Charles. qtd. in The Core Curriculum by Mark C. Henrie. Wilmington: ISI. 2000, pg. 26.
3. Hamilton, Edith. The Greek Way. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1993, pg. 33.
4. Asimov, Isaac. The Greeks: A Great Adventure. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965, pg. 133.

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