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Living stories about John Smith, the founding of Plymouth, and all the way to the signing of the Declaration of Independence!
Published in 1922, this living history book has several color and black and white illustrations.
Twenty seven captivating stories about Colonial America.
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A Civil War soldier turned journalist, turned world traveller, Thomas Knox was a man that knew adventure.
Are you familiar with The King and I? Well – Knox actually knew the king of Siam intimately and taught him many things about American education. He is mentioned in the book Anna and the King [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve had this nature reader in my bookmarked list for quite some time. In fact, it was near the top. For some reason or another I hadn’t shared it with you.
But when I went looking for resources this week I happened once again upon it. It has [...]Continue Reading →
Dancing, music and poetry were inseparable. Dancing is the poetry of motion, and its connection with music, as the poetry of sound, occurs at all times. In our own day musical themes are marked by forms originally dance times, as waltz time, gavotte time, minuet time, etc.
Dance is probably [...]Continue Reading →
This book would be fun to read as part of a home economics or gardening unit. This is a fun story of two children who help their father in the garden, but it also has a lot of detail on the actual science and art of gardening.
Amazing illustrations and descriptions of quadrapeds (four-legged animals) that are common to North America by none other than J. W. Audubon himself!
Each species has a detailed illustration, synopsis of it’s looks, and a description of it’s habits and where it can be found.
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In sending forth the stories in the present volume, all of which are here set down in print for the first time, it is my hope that they may enable American children to share with the children of Russia the pleasure of glancing into the magic world of the old Slavic nation.
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Dear Children,—If you were old enough to go to the bookseller and ask for a book that would tell you about the flowers you see growing in the woods and fields in spring and summer-time, you would find there were already a great many books which had been written with that purpose.
If you examined [...]Continue Reading →
Comparatively few people appreciate how the thought of navigating the air’s dizziest heights and the sea’s gloomiest depths has obsessed the minds of inventors. From the earliest days of history men have grappled with the problem, yet it is only within two hundred years for aircraft and one hundred for submarines that any really intelligent [...]Continue Reading →