Two Audio Versions Of A Christmas Carol – Plus Ebooks!

Posted in College Prep, High School, Literature, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on November 29, 2012

Oh! but he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. You’ve seen productions of the tale on TV and in plays. The Read More »

The Butterfly Book

Posted in Animals, College Prep, High School, Middle School, Public Domain on November 10, 2012

Beginning with the basics of anatomy, life cycle, and diet, this book covers all the aspects of studying, classifying, and collecting butterflies. “What hand would crush the silken-wingèd fly, The youngest of inconstant April’s minions, Because it cannot climb the purest sky, Where the swan sings, amid the sun’s dominions? Not thine.”  -Shelley You have Read More »

Beautiful England Books

Posted in College Prep, Culture, Geography, High School, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on September 17, 2012

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 these books is mainly on the architectural structures of each area, so Read More »

Vegetable Lore

Posted in College Prep, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Middle School, Upper Elementary on August 29, 2012

Poor and rich, gardeners are akin and form the truest brotherhood of all. Your garden—it does not matter what it measures, whether 20 x 20 or 200 x 200—it is always your playground. You grow the things because you love them, because you know you are fulfilling the Lord’s command to be useful, because you produce something to Read More »

Elementary Geology

Posted in College Prep, Geology, High School, Public Domain on August 23, 2012

The title of this book includes the word “elementary”, but it doesn’t mean that the book is written for K-6 students. Elementary in this sense means “first things” or the beginning of a study.  This book is made for high school and college students who wish to gain an overview of the principles of geology. Read More »