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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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For children who don’t quite understand epic poetry yet, here is a book that narrates eleven of Longfellow’s poems into a story form.
This would work well during a poet-study. It could be used alongside A Day With Longfellow. You could read the poem first and then compare it to the style of [...]Continue Reading →
In the course of the day the poet would devote considerable time and energy to his favourite exercise of garden work. To plant trees and shrubs, to roll the lawn, to dig the kitchen garden, and lovingly to tend the simple flowers which he had set, was his constant delight as long as his strength [...]Continue Reading →
When it was finished—it was built round Wendy as she lay on the ground—Peter knocked solemnly at the door, and Wendy opened it and came out, very pleased and happy. The Lost Boys knelt before her, and begged her to be their Mother, and tuck them in at night-time, and tell them stories [...]Continue Reading →
Dogs are a longtime favorite topic for children of all ages. Man’s best friend makes his appearance in many great works of literature, as well as rhymes and fun tales to delight the young and old.
There are quite a few public domain works that [...]Continue Reading →
I think I read somewhere that most modern kids don’t hear the nursery rhymes that were staples of past generations.
Ask a child today who Humpty Dumpty is and he might guess it is a new video game protagonist.
But some families love reading nursery rhymes with their kids. Classical [...]Continue Reading →
Little snippets from the poet’s life, interwoven with his own prose, make this an excellent study for history or notebooking.
The selections could also be used as inspiration for copywork selections.
There are beautiful full-color illustrations that can be enlarged in [...]Continue Reading →
Dressing with the same large, leisurely gestures as characterized him in everything, Walt Whitman was presently attired in his invariable suit of grey: and by the time the clock touched half-past seven, he was seated in the verandah, comfortably inhaling the sweet, fresh morning air, and quite ready for his simple breakfast.
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