The Hammer: A Story of the Maccabean Times

Posted in Ancient History, Bible, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on January 7, 2014

The story of how Judas and his brothers led the movement which rescued the Jewish faith from this peril is the story which we have endeavoured to tell in this volume. An exciting retelling of the Maccabean Revolt For lovers of history, Bible study, and Jewish heritage! This history reader is by Alfred John Church, Read More »

The Defense of the Castle

Posted in High School, Public Domain, Western Civilization on August 31, 2013

For it should be remembered in reading history that war has both its science and its art, and that great warriors have been adepts in both, and by both have preserved civilization against the external and internal enemies who would have destroyed it.  This is the story of the siege on an English castle during Read More »

A Day With John Milton

Posted in Elementary, History, Literature, Middle School, Public Domain on July 28, 2013

Such was the man who now, neatly dressed in black, was led into his study, upon the same floor as his bedroom,—a small chamber hung with rusty green,—and there, seated in a large old elbow-chair, received the morning salutations of his three daughters. Another addition to the Days With The Poets series; this time it Read More »

Ten Boys and Girls From Dickens

Posted in Literature, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on July 16, 2013

In this small volume there are presented as complete stories the boy-lives portrayed in the works of Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens was a loyal champion of all boys, and underlying his pen pictures of them was an earnest desire to remedy evils which he had found existing in London and its suburbs. And so he Read More »

Stories of King Arthur’s Knights {Told to the Children}

Posted in Lower Elementary, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on June 22, 2013

More than four hundred years ago there lived a diligent man called Sir Thomas Malory, who wrote in English words many of the beautiful Welsh tales about King Arthur’s Knights, that the people of Wales loved so well. This book is a very beautiful remake of the tales of King Arthur’s knights, written for children. Read More »

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