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Are you having issues printing out a digital product?
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How do I access my digital downloads?
After your purchase, your files will be immediately available for download from your account page.
Go to your account page. Choose the ...
What do I do if my file doesn't download?
The most common problem is that the browser is attempting to play the file instead of downloading it. Right-click the file link on the downloads page of your account and choose “Save link as...” Another option is to do an “Alt + click” (“Ctrl...
Why are there many different download options for eBooks?
There are a variety of devices and programs with varying capabilities. We do our best to provide the most common formats for a wide range of these devices depending on the content of the material, and typically offer the following format options for ...
How do I download digital books to my eReader?
Generally, you will need to download the file to your computer, and then transfer it to your device. Some devices will allow you to download digital media directly, without copying it to your computer first. General instructions for common devices are...
How do I read eBooks on my computer?
To read eBooks on your computer, you will need to have an ereader program installed. One option that is available for free is Adobe Digital Editions. It can read EPUB...
How do I read fixed-layout EPUB format eBooks?
Most eBooks use a flexible layout that adjusts to fit the screen of the computer or device being used to read them. However, in some cases, such as children's books and some scientific books, the layout needs to be preserved. The fixed-layout EPUB format...
What do I do if my PDF file will not display?
To view PDF files, you must have an up-to-date PDF reader installed on your computer. Adobe Reader is available for free. Many computers attempt to display the PDF file in the web browser...
How do I listen to audio books?
We offer our audiobooks in the M4B audiobook format. iTunes and other players that support this format will allow you to skip to the beginning of any chapter and will restart playback at the same location after you stop. If your player does not support...
What do I do if my video won't play correctly?
The videos are in standard formats that are widely supported, but all videos have been tested to play back correctly with the free VLC Media Player.
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What is your policy on copying material?
Unless otherwise noted on the copyright page, we allow for copies of reproducible materials to be made for use within your immediate family. In a classroom setting (public, private, or co-op), materials must be purchased for each student. Material may...
If I order a grade bundle, does it include everything I need for the school year?
When you purchase a Basic 4 Bundle, you will receive teacher and student materials for 180 days of math, language arts, history, and science. Some families will choose to add an elective to their Basic 4 Bundle.
Is Master Books accredited?
Curriculum itself cannot be accredited, only schools are accredited. Master Books is a curriculum publisher, not a school. We offer faith-building homeschool curriculum that is academically sound, effective, and engaging.
Do you have placement tests?
We offer placement tests for several of our Language Arts and Math courses.
What is the sequence of your lower elementary language arts courses?
Most 5 year olds will begin with Simply K, which teaches Bible and character, phonemic awareness, letters and sounds (the alphabet), and life skills. After completing week 23 of Simply K, your student may begin Foundations Phonics. However, you may ...
How Do I Start Homeschooling?
Click below to read our ultimate guide to start homeschooling. Welcome to Master Books!
What do certain acronyms mean?
Master Books Course Acronyms Aic Adventures in Creation A&P Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology AS America's Story BLS Basic Language Skills EB&EG Elementary Bible & English Grammar EG&C Elementary...
Do you sell a Chemistry Lab Kit?
You can buy a chemistry lab kit for the course from Home Science Tools. We also have ...
Do you sell a Biology Lab Kit?
We are now selling our own biology lab kits. We have a few options for you depending on what you are looking for. Biology Supply Kit (Mircroscope & Slides included...
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General Questions
Having problems completing your online order?
If you are experiencing problems getting your order to process online here is a step you can take to maybe solve the issue. Internet browsers store website data on your computer or device which are called cookies and cache. Sometimes that data can get...
Are you in Canada? See a list of our distributors in Canada
We realize that shipping into Canada can be expensive. Did you know that we have distributors in Canada that sell Master Books products? Here is a list of them: Canadian Home Education Resources - https...
Are you having issues printing out a digital product?
Try printing with the "print as image" setting.
How Do I Start Homeschooling?
Click below to read our ultimate guide to start homeschooling. Welcome to Master Books!
I’m looking at a sample PDF and it has typos or missing letters—why is this?
Typically, this is caused by certain web browsers not rendering the PDF fonts correctly. Letters are omitted or too close together making it appear words are misspelled or missing. These errors are not actually present in the book. If you download...
Can I get a homeschool catalog?
Absolutely! You can download a digital copy or order a physical copy. Order Catalog.
I’m a blogger, do you have a review program?
We do not have a typical review program in place at this time. However, we do run campaigns from time to time and you may submit your information through our Help Desk for consideration.
Would you publish my book? How do I submit a manuscript?
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Orders and Returns
What are rewards points? How do I redeem them?
Read about our Rewards Program here:
What payment methods do you support?
We accept Paypal and Credit Cards (AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Discover). We do not accept payments via debit cards that require a PIN. We can also accept payments via pre-paid cards from Visa or MasterCard, but we don't recommend using a disposable card...
How long will it take for me to receive my order?
We typically process and ship orders in 1-2 business days. During promotions and the summer months, please allow an extra 5-7 business days for handling due to high order volumes. Shipping times depend on your location and the carrier it ships and...
Having problems completing your online order?
If you are experiencing problems getting your order to process online here is a step you can take to maybe solve the issue. Internet browsers store website data on your computer or device which are called cookies and cache. Sometimes that data can get...
What do I do if I never receive my order, or it was mis-delivered?
Contact us and we will find the lost package or re-ship your order.
Do you offer additional discounts? Pastor, military, missionary?
Our best pricing is available everyday on the website. We offer 20% off retail prices. We also offer free-shipping within the contiguous US on orders over $75. In addition, we also have a great rewards program! Anytime you are logged into MasterBooks...
Do you ship internationally?
Yes. Shipping costs will be calculated during the checkout process once you’ve entered your address. utilizes an algorithm to calculate the best available shipping rate for your individual order. Depending on the country you are...
What is your Return Policy?
Returns must be done within 30 days of you receiving your order. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing your refund once the return has arrived. Products in new & unused condition may be returned for a refund; however, returned product must be packaged...
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Math Lessons for a Living Education
How does Math Lessons for a Living Education work?
This is a skills-based series that uses a Charlotte Mason flavored approach to teaching elementary mathematics. Each skill level is the equivalent of one school year and everything you need for the course is in one book. There is a free online placement...
What grades are covered?
This is an elementary math program for grades 1-6. Level 6 also serves as a transition into our Principles of Mathematics 1, which is our pre-algebra for Jr. High students.
Is this Common Core?
No. Students who are coming from a Common Core based program are highly encouraged to take the free placement test. Math Lessons for a Living Education follows a more traditional scope and sequence and requires mastery of skills before moving to the ...
Is this a spiral or mastery curriculum?
Math Lessons for a Living Education would be classified as a mastery program; however, it is not your typical mastery approach methodology. Instead, it uses various practice techniques, which help the student take in the concepts using as many...
How religious are these books?
This is a non-denomination, faith-based series that teaches Christian values and that God is the author of all true knowledge. Christian character is taught through the modeling of Biblical truths and family values.
Is this a complete course or a supplement?
This is a complete course, including everything you need for one school year of elementary mathematics.
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A Child's Geography
Aurora Borealis in Sweden
An aurora happens when solar flares from the sun’s surface fling out into space at speeds of over a million miles per hour and crash into our earth’s atmosphere. The incredible part is that a layer of our atmosphere—the ionosphere—has been set in place...
Flying Over Greenland
National Geographic put together a short film about icy, inaccessible Greenland. View some rare footage of this huge arctic island at the link below:
A Ship in a Bottle
Aero looks like the type of tiny town you might find assembled in miniature form inside a bottle. In fact, this is where the ships-in-a-bottle were once made, and you can see hundreds of them for yourself in the Bottle Peter Museum: View several...
The Vikings of Scandinavia
The Norwegians never forget their mighty Viking roots. They embrace their vibrant if violent, heritage. Here in the Land of the Midnight Sun, the Viking spirit lives on. You can learn more about the Viking empire by watching the video below, which I ...
Rune Stones in Sweden
In the early 20th century, many Swedish historical societies excavated the earth to restore these monoliths. Over 2,500 runestones have been recovered in just Sweden alone, and we’ll be able to see some of them up close, along with photos from the excavation...
Bog-shoeing in Estonia
The bog lands stretch as far as the eye can see. One can literally bog-shoe for days before coming out the other side, as you can see here: https://www....
Let’s watch the fun Dinant Bathtub Regalia event here:
The Netherlands: Working Windmills
The Wibbly-Wobbly Bridge
Millennium Bridge has been fondly nicknamed the Wibbly-Wobbly Bridge by Londoners. Check out this video to learn how the Millennium Bridge received its unusual nickname: For Londoners, the humor surrounding the “Wibbly-Wobbly” Bridge continues...
Ice Hotel in Sweden
Ice Hotel is an actual hotel where you can sleep overnight in frosty sub-zero rooms carved from real ice. The fanciful rooms and sparkling ice sculptures captivate guests from all over the world. The artists who create this wintry palace will watch it...
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Map Studio
Map Studio Gallery
We are excited to showcase maps in our gallery that we hope will inspire and equip Map Studio users to get the most out of this web app. These maps were created with version 1.0 and we think that these users did a great job using Map Studio to create...
How To Use Master Books Map Studio
These tutorials will show you just how easy it is to create and customize maps using Map Studio.Tutorial #1 - Loading, Resizing and Moving Your MapsHere's a quick tip about moving your map around the screen. If you have just edited text or created lines...
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