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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 →
If you have anyone in your family interested in the history of England, they will absolutely love this book series.
The volumes entitled Beautiful England each describe one area of the country in a relaxed, conversation-style text and gorgeous illustrations.
The focus in [...]Continue Reading →
This geography reader is the best in the series I think- and has the highest quality images.
This book was published in 1924, so obviously it is a little outdated as far as modern transportation. It would be useful as a historical book, perhaps for a humanities or history study.
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I am sure that you want to learn all you can about the materials from which your clothing is made. You want to know where they come from, and how they are prepared.
In order to learn this, we must, in imagination, visit many parts of our country and many other countries [...]Continue Reading →
This week I will be sharing several “geography readers” from James Franklin Chamberlain.
Each one of these books is written for elementary students. How We Are Sheltered combines the interests of culture and geography by telling how different people live, and what kinds of dwellings they live in.
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These books were printed as supplementary readers for schools. They have short stories about different animals and people of the jungle.
The images are great for using as clip art!
The reading level of these books is probably 1st-2nd grade.
This site, along with its sister sites, are packed with loads of public domain clip art that you can use for any project you like!
A Clipart History has clipart depicting ancient civilizations all the way up to modern times. You can search any term or browse by categories.
Visit the other sites [...]Continue Reading →
This little geography reader is a dignified piece of writing. Each little story it contains tells about one kind of food, and how it gets to our dining table.
From cranberries and chestnuts to cheese and oysters, this book has 28 products that it describes. Some of the methods of production [...]Continue Reading →