Peter and Polly in Winter

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading on November 3, 2011

Peter and Polly are siblings that live in a  white house in the country.  They like to play in the snow. This fun little book is perfect for beginner readers.  The short stories and colorful illustrations are all about Peter and Polly and their special wintertime adventures. Read the stories aloud on those cold winter Read More »

American Health Series

Posted in Health, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain on November 3, 2011

Need a free set of health books with color pictures and easy-to-read text?  Look no further! The three volumes in the American Health Series are written in increasingly higher reading levels.  The first book is suitable for beginner readers and the third book would be great for students in 2nd or 3rd grade. Topics covered Read More »

Famous Composers for Children

Posted in Humanities, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Music, Public Domain on October 30, 2011

Why should children study the great composers of the past?  Not only does it strengthen the general study of history, it also allows children to view music as a part of history.  They will learn to enjoy the timelessness of music. These set of books are written for the early elementary grades.  From the description Read More »

Navajo Primer: Little Man’s Family

Posted in American History, Humanities, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on October 30, 2011

This simple book was written for the purpose of introducing Navajo children to the English language.  There is a guide for pronunciation of the Navajo words at the end of the text. I think the most interesting part, however, are the illustrations: The simple black and white pictures show scenes of Indian life.  They would Read More »

Betty Crocker’s Cookbook for Boys and Girls

Posted in Home Economics, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Science, Upper Elementary on October 26, 2011

What better sign of independence and responsibility is there in life than knowing how to cook your own food?  Children that help in the kitchen from an early age learn important lessons.  Not only do they learn applied science and mathematics, but also where their food comes from and the best way to serve it. Read More »

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