Raggedy Ann Stories

Posted in Elementary, Literature, Public Domain, Reading on October 3, 2014

Who knows but that Fairyland is filled with old, lovable Rag Dolls—soft, loppy Rag Dolls who ride through all the wonders of Fairyland in the crook of dimpled arms, snuggling close to childish breasts within which beat hearts filled with eternal sunshine. Raggedy Ann Stories I used to love Raggedy Ann stories as a child. Read More »

Little Folks’ Handy Book

Posted in Hobbies and Crafts, Middle School, Public Domain on September 25, 2014

Everything described in the book has been actually made by the authors, and made by such practical and simple methods that a child’s mind can grasp them, and a child’s hands be easily trained to manufacture the articles.  A crafty little book with tons of ideas for kids. Everything from paper models, making rafts and Read More »

Indian Architecture

Posted in Culture, Eastern Civilization, Elementary, High School, Public Domain on September 25, 2014

This ebook could be used to gather clipart for a study on architecture, Islamic or Middle Eastern history, or a study of India! If you choose to view the book preview in full screen, you will have the option of seeing the page thumbnails. Then you can click on the images you want to save, Read More »

Make Believe Stories by Laura Lee Hope

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Reading on September 25, 2014

The Make Believe Stories series, begun in 1918 under the pseudonym of Laura Lee Hope (best known for the Bobbsey Twins series) -Wikipedia Each of the story books tell the adventures of a toy from the toy shop. I would say they are similar in nature to the original Raggedy Ann and Andy stories. Most of the Read More »

A Child’s Book of the Seasons {and} Pond and Stream

Posted in Lower Elementary, Nature Studies, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on September 24, 2014

With the last load of hay Light-heart Summer trips away, When the cuckoo’s double note Chokes within his mottled throat, Then we country children say, Light-heart Summer trips away. Fun Nature Readers by Arthur Ransome Arthur Ransome was an English author most famous for his series Swallows and Amazons about children on holiday. He also Read More »

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