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 [...]

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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 [...]

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A Boy’s Summer on the Buffalo Plains

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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The life of Theodore Roosevelt is one well worth studying by any American boy who wishes to make something of himself and mount high on the ladder of success.

The twenty-sixth President of our country is a fine type of the true American of to-day, full of vim and vigor, quick [...]

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Weeks passed, and the little Rabbit grew very old and shabby, but the Boy loved him just as much. He loved him so hard that he loved all his whiskers off, and the pink lining to his ears turned grey, and his brown spots faded. He even began to lose his [...]

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