From the days of Esther, Judith and Antigone to those of Florence Nightingale, women have shown every kind of courage that men have shown, faced every kind [x]of peril that men have braved, divided with men the dangers and hardships of heroism but have never had an equal share of recognition […]

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Chinese History and Culture

A History of China – high school reading level

Village Life in China – A snippet of life in a Chinese village circa 1899

Notable Women of Modern China (1912)


Peeps Into China – suitable for all ages

Sidelights […]

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If you want to introduce younger children to the classics, a great way to do that is to get them interested in the individual characters. Rather than trying to explain a long, complicated plot, Kate Sweetser has created little vignettes of some of Dickens’ most famous children.

In this small […]

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Hobbies and Life Skills for Children

Here we have an entire library, with a guide, of useful books to teach children skills and hobbies they will use for a lifetime. The Library of Work and Play contains 9 volumes, not including the guide and index.

These could be used […]

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One of the fun things about homeschooling is that you have the ability to incorporate life skills into your lessons. There was a day when every young man and lady was expected to know certain skills like preserving, sewing, baking, farm chores, and more before they left the home as […]

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This short, simple reader was intended to be used by tutors and teachers for younger students. I would guess the reading level at around 3rd grade.

Topics include basic landforms, the scientific processes of weather and geographical formation, and some things that the land produces.

This is not a […]

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“Please your honours,” said he, “I’m able,

By means of a secret charm, to draw

All creatures living beneath the sun,

That creep or swim or fly or run,

After me so as you never saw!

And I chiefly use my charm

On creatures that do people harm,

The mole […]

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