The Library of Work and Play

Posted in Elementary, Health, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Middle School, Public Domain, Scouting And Survival on March 24, 2015

Hobbies and Life Skills for Children Here we have an entire library, with a guide, of useful books to teach children skills and hobbies they will use for a lifetime. The Library of Work and Play contains 9 volumes, not including the guide and index. These could be used as a guide for everything from Read More »

Free Ebooks to Study Japan

Posted in Culture, Eastern Civilization, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain on March 12, 2015

Japanese History and Culture As Japan consists of five hundred and eighteen islands it is often called the Island Empire. In the days of mythology and legend it was named The Country in the Midst of the Luxuriant Reed Plains; later it was The Mountain Portal, while during the Middle Ages the Chinese called it Read More »

Field Book of Western Wild Flowers

Posted in Elementary, High School, Middle School, Plants, Public Domain on February 20, 2015

In this little book a very large number of the commoner wild flowers growing in the United States, west of the Rocky Mountains, are pictured and described. It is the first attempt to supply a popular field book for the whole West. The field is vast, including within its limits all sorts of climate and Read More »

A Day With Keats

Posted in High School, Literature, Middle School, Public Domain on January 11, 2015

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. Join the poet John Keats in a narrated day in his life. This series attempts to Read More »

American Indian Fairy Tales

Posted in American History, Elementary, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain on November 15, 2014

Nine fabulous tales gathered by Henry Schoolcraft, ethnologist, with full-color illustrations! Spirit of the laughing leaves, Fairy of the forest pine, Listen to the maid who grieves For that happy land of thine. From your haunt in summer glade Hasten to your mournful maid. Schoolcraft lived among the Indian tribes of the Great Lakes area Read More »