Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Persia/Google Books

An interesting booklet on Persia, modern day Iran.

Persia
By Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). Committee of General Literature and Education
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1846
200 pages

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Seven Champions of Christendom /Google Books


The seven champions of Christendom: a new version from the most ancient chronicles and records, all other authentic and reliable sources of information especially adapted for the enlightenment, edification, and instruction of the rising generation
By William Henry Giles Kingston, Richard Johnson, Sampson Low, Son & Co, Sampson Low, Son, and Co
Illustrated by John Franklin, T. L.
Contributor Sampson Low, Son & Co, Sampson Low, Son, and Co, D. Appleton and Company, Chiswick Press, Whittingham and Wilkins
Published by Sampson Low, Son, and Co., 1861
235 pages

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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Stories from English History/Google Books


Stories from English History: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
By Albert Franklin Blaisdell
Published by Ginn & Company, 1897
191 pages

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

English Fairy Tales Retold/Google Books


English Fairy Tales: Retold
By Flora Annie Webster Steel, Arthur Rackham
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Contributor Arthur Rackham
Edition: large print
Published by Macmillan, 1918
363 pages

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

The Discovery of the Old Northwest/Google Books

The discovery of the old Northwest: and its settlement by the French
By James Baldwin
Published by American Book Company, 1901
272 pages

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Late elementary, early middle school.

Rollo at School/Google books

The Rollo Series: Rollo at school
By Jacob Abbott
Published by Sheldon & company, 1868
Item notes: v. 5
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Appears to be a fourth grade reader.

Hannibal/Google Books

Hannibal
By Jacob Abbott
Published by Harper, 1901
295 pages

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The Alhambra /Google Books

The Alhambra
By Washington Irving, Edward Kilburn Robinson, Norman Irving Black
Published by Ginn and company, 1915
370 pages

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Monday, April 20, 2009

The Boys of '76/Google Books

Historical revolutionary war fiction for middle school and up.

The boys of '76: A history of the battles of the revolution
By Charles Carleton Coffin
Published by Harper & brothers, 1899
Item notes: v. 2
398 pages


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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Stories of Famous Pictures/Google books


Early elementary, educational art reader.

Stories of Famous Pictures
By Ella Marie Powers
Published by Educational publishing company, 1904

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Rollo at Play/Google Books

Rollo at Play
By Jacob Abbott, Charles Copeland, Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Collection (Library of Congress)
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1897
191 pages

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Appears to be third grade(advanced) - fourth grade level.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Studies of Great Composers/Google Books

Studies of Great Composers
By Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Published by G. Routledge and sons, limited, 1904
376 pages

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High school reading level.

Monday, April 6, 2009

The Child's Pictorial Preceptor /Google Books


Quite old, but timeless. Pages would make nice mottoes for the classroom, or for framing.

The Child's pictorial preceptor
By E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (Firm)
Contributor E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (Firm)
Published by Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg Hartford, Conn. & Berea, Ohio., 1842
46 pages

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Friday, April 3, 2009

Rollo Learning to Work

Rollo at Work
By Jacob Abbott, Charles Copeland
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1897
191 pages



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About a fourth grade reading level.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

The Art Crafts for Beginners/ Google Books

This book presents historical background information and directions. Written for adults, but wonderful for homeschool projects led by an adult.

The art crafts for beginners
By Frank Goodwin Sanford, Arthur F. Phillips
Published by Century, 1906
270 pages

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