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 »

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 »

In The Days Of The Guild

Posted in Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on August 17, 2014

Learning a trade in the Middle Ages This collection of historical tales is set in the Middle Ages and features young men and women learning crafts, trades, and skills through apprenticeships in various guilds. Dispersed between the tales are classic poems that add depth to the stories. Many of the color illustrations are also reproduced Read More »

The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith

Posted in American History, Elementary, Kindergarten, Public Domain on August 5, 2014

Long, long ago, when the Indians owned the land, there lived in Virginia, near the river afterwards called the James, a little girl, the Princess Pocahontas, daughter of the great chief Powhatan. Pocahontas was her father’s favorite child, and the pet of the whole tribe; even the fierce warriors loved her sunny ways. She was Read More »

Jack Among The Indians

Posted in American History, Middle School, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on July 13, 2014

A Boy’s Summer on the Buffalo Plains A long time ago, before any of you were born, great herds of buffalo fed on the western plains, and wild Indians lived by hunting them. They ate the flesh, wore the skins as clothing, slept in lodges made from the hides, and fashioned tools from different parts Read More »