GreenLeaf Press. Review: A wonderful biblical perspective, unit studies so all ages can learn from it at once. There are tests for the older kids as well. It really focuses on the characters of the people, the beliefs and influences of the culture and encourages critical thinking as what they learn in history is being compared to what God has said He wants for people, the earth and gov't.
Infrequently used words. For all you word lovers, I was impressed with how many I didn't know. Ex: lagniappe lan-yap (noun) (a Creole word) something given away as a gift for buying something else (such as an ashtray given for buying a full tank of gas) luddite LUD-ite a person who tries to halt progress by smashing machines
Critical review of both Sonlight and Tapestry of Grace, highlighting some issues I've already seen with Sonlight and some considerations for Tapestry of Grace too. Offers a third choice, BiblioPlan, to consider.