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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 reader fun for all ages! Originally dolls, Kewpies were found in all kinds of paraphernalia during the early 1900′s.
This book is full of fun illustrations you could use for coloring or clipart. The little stories and verses would make fun copywork or reading material for younger students.
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Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and [...]Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
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 →