From the days of Esther, Judith and Antigone to those of Florence Nightingale, women have shown every kind of courage that men have shown, faced every kind [x]of peril that men have braved, divided with men the dangers and hardships of heroism but have never had an equal share of recognition and applause. This book Read More »
One of the great things about studying ancient cultures in your homeschool is that there are plenty of public domain books available. In our home we try to cover history in a 4-year cycle. That way when we read about the Greeks and Romans when our youngest is 5, we will cover that time period Read More »
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 »
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 »
A great collection of stories to share while learning about Thanksgiving! There are annotations showing which stories would suit younger and older children. A mix of fairy tale and historical, this collection even includes the story of the very first Thanksgiving day. Download The Children’s Book of Thanksgiving Stories from gutenberg.org.