Catherine Jaime
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Catherine Jaime

Catherine has written dozens of books - primarily historical in nature. She writes family-friendly historical fiction, simple to understand non-fiction, and is co-editor of a growing art appreciation series, Enjoying Great Art. Most of her books are available in paperback and e-book versions. One of Catherine's first loves is Leonardo da Vinci; her books on him are enjoyed by both students and adults and include: *Leonardo the Florentine (historical fiction) - her first novel - the beginning of the "Life and Travels of Da Vinci" series (and one of her first Audible books) *Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan (historical fiction) - book 2 *Leonardo: To Mantua and Beyond (historical fiction) - book 3 *Leonardo: A Return to Florence (historical fiction) - book 4 *Leonardo: A Return to Painting (historical fiction) - book 5 *Leonardo and the Looming Litigation (historical fiction) - book 6 *Leonardo: Living Through Loss (historical fiction) - book 7 *Michelangelo the Florentine (historical fiction) - Leonardo is a "bit" character in this novel, also available as an Audible book *Dreams (a short story in the anthology, Touch the Sky: Stories Inspired by the Saturn V) *Da Vinci: His Life and His Legacy (one of Catherine's first non-fiction books) *Leonardo da Vinci Topical Study - a great tool for those who want to teach/learn about this amazing man *Exploring Da Vinci's Last Supper *In Art: Leonardo *Kit and Cathy in Search of Leonardo (book 10 in the Horsey and Friends series) As a Government Club Adviser and teacher of high school economics and the U.S. Constitution, Catherine has authored a number of books about those important topics, including: *Understanding the United States Constitution *The Philadelphia Convention A Play for Many Readers *The American Revolution and The Declaration of Independence: Founding Era Plays *A Conservative Primer on Government and Economics (also released under the title, There Ought to Be a Law - to please her students!) *Understanding the Electoral College *Understanding Presidential Elections (her first book to be release as an Audible book!) *Failure in Philadelphia? - historical fiction about the Constitutional Convention, told from the perspective of a young British spy (also available an Audible book) *The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words (letters and journals from the convention) *Understanding (and Teaching) the United States Constitution *A Brief Financial History of the United States *Simply Put: A Study In Economics (Student Book and Teacher Book) *Notes from Frederick Bastiat's Essays on Political Economy *A Brief Look at Machiavelli and The Prince Catherine has been writing topical studies and lapbooks for herself and other teachers (homeschool teacher and classroom teachers) for decades now. Some of her titles in that genre include: *Presidents Topical Study *Lapbooking Made Easy (the new Expanded Version is especially helpful!) *Topical Studies Made Easy (again, with a new Expanded Edition) *Lewis and Clark Expedition Unit Study *Alphabet Fun Unit Study *Amazing Animals Around the World *The Americans Revolt: Teaching the American Revolution... *Around the World One Country at a Time *Astronomy Facts and Fun *A Celebration of Black History *Civil War Topical Study *Created Creatures Student Book *Lapbooking Across Our Wonderful World *Lapbooking Through American Government *Lapbooking Through American History *Lapbooking Across the United States *Learning as We Go: Teaching Through Travels *States Topical Study Other educational helps include: *Organized Ramblings: Home Education From A to Z (the international version is the most updated one) *Waking Up the Joys of Writing *Ninety Writing Prompts *Weekly Lesson Planner and Daily Lesson Planner (these make planning simple!) *Timeline Journal (for world history) and U.S. History Timeline Journal *Why Share Shakespeare and Sharing Shakespeare with Students *Illustrating History series *In Art series (more on that below) Catherine travels regularly, with and without her children. She wrote her first travel journal when she was nine years old, when her family traveled from Panama to the United States. Since then she has traveled extensively throughout the United States, including following the Lewis and Clark Trail, and making several trips to Europe. As part of those travels she has authored an entire series of travel books, the Horsey and Friends series, where their travel stories are told by a stuffed animal! *The Adventures of Horsey in Panama *Bandit Goes to Washington *Alligator Al's Adventures in Florida *Henrietta Visits Greenfield Village *The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Jaime-style *Stars Over Central America: The Journal of a Nine-Year-Old *Stars Over Panama Her other books include: *New York City Facts & Fun *Jamestown: The Birth of a Nation *The Creatures, Creation, And Creator At The Galapagos Islands *CHRISTmas Fun:: History, Traditions, Verses and Hymns *Christ Our Passover Lamb *The Attack Trilogy (historical short stories set in Cappadocia, Turkey, Shkdora, Albania, and Wuerzburg, Germany) and many, many more... Catherine continues to work on her art appreciation series. Family-friendly art books on a variety of topics. It started small enough: *In Art: Hats *In Art: Animals *In Art: Books *In Art: Bridges Since then her art series has grown by leaps and bounds and now includes dozens of titles, including: In Art: Scions of Africa In Art: Candlelight In Art: Self-Portraits In Art: Food In Art: Horses In Art: Lighthouses In Art: Cats In Art: Trees In Art: Necklaces Each is a fun and different way to appreciate great art!

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