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In this small volume the boys of many lands and races whose stories are told, have been selected not because they later became famous men, although some of them did, but because each one achieved something noteworthy as a boy. And in each boy’s character, whether historic or legendary, courage was [...]
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Learning a trade in the Middle Ages
This collection of historical tales is set in the Middle Ages and features young men and women learning crafts, trades, and skills through apprenticeships in various guilds.
Dispersed between the tales are classic poems that add depth to the stories.
On August 6, 2014 By Aadel Bussinger
In preparing this brief account of the chief incidents in Our Lord’s Life, the writer has endeavoured to keep as close as possible to the sacred text; its divine simplicity being far preferable to any other style of writing the story.
What a treasure find! This [...]Continue Reading →
Another book illustrated and written by E. Boyd Smith!
Join Bob and Betty as they spend their summer at the seashore with Captain Ben Hawes. They will learn all about the goings on of a shipyard, how to dig for clams, and hear sailor stories about adventures at sea.
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Long, long ago, when the Indians owned the land, there lived in Virginia, near the river afterwards called the James, a little girl, the Princess Pocahontas, daughter of the great chief Powhatan.
Pocahontas was her father’s favorite child, and the pet of the whole tribe; even [...]Continue Reading →
On July 14, 2014 By Aadel Bussinger
Howard R. Garis was probably one of the most prolific authors of his time. He wrote the beloved Uncle Wiggily series about an elderly rabbit. I will share that series here as well, but I was first introduced to this author through his pseudonym Lester Chadwick.
Under Lester Chadwick, Garis [...]Continue Reading →
A long time ago, before any of you were born, great herds of buffalo fed on the western plains, and wild Indians lived by hunting them. They ate the flesh, wore the skins as clothing, slept in lodges made from the hides, and fashioned [...]Continue Reading →
Of the Britons who dwelt here, we know something from those who had heard of them and wrote about them. Round about their villages, they made wattle-fences to keep away their enemies and the wild beasts that came out of the forests in winter nights.
They were shepherds [...]Continue Reading →
Free, open source, portable atlas
PAT is a free software that works like a portable atlas you can edit and create with. I haven’t played around with it much. What I was really looking for, and found on this site, were current maps that were free to use [...]Continue Reading →
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