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Ten Boys and Ten Girls From Dickens

Posted in Elementary, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Literature, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on May 24, 2015

If you want to introduce younger children to the classics, a great way to do that is to get them interested in the individual characters. Rather than trying to explain a long, complicated plot, Kate Sweetser has created little vignettes of some of Dickens’ most famous children. In this small volume there are presented as Read More »

Christmas with Mother Goose – Two Free Comics

Posted in Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on December 17, 2014

I have two more vintage comic books for you to download, just in time for Christmas! Enjoy these fun stories that combine the magic of Christmas with the fantasy of Mother Goose. Illustrated by Walt Kelly, who worked for Disney studios, these comics are colorful and whimsical. These comics are published by Dell who also 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 »

Old Peter’s Russian Tales

Posted in Literature, Lower Elementary, Mythology, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on September 24, 2014

The stories in this book are those that Russian peasants tell their children and each other. In Russia hardly anybody is too old for fairy stories, and I have even heard soldiers on their way to the war talking of very wise and very beautiful princesses as they drank their tea by the side of Read More »

Boys and Girls From History

Posted in American History, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on September 1, 2014

In this small volume the boys of many lands and races whose stories are told, have been selected not because they later became famous men, although some of them did, but because each one achieved something noteworthy as a boy. And in each boy’s character, whether historic or legendary, courage was the marked trait. For Read More »

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