Sunday, May 30, 2010

Historic Boys: Their Endeavors, Their Achievements and Their Times/Google Books

Historic boys: their endeavors, their achievements and their times
Author Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Publisher G. P. Putnams̓ Sons, 1885
Length 259 pages
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Saturday, May 29, 2010

Course of Study and Manual of Methods/Google Books

Course of study and manual of methods for the district schools of Michigan
Author Michigan. Dept. of Education
Publisher Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., State Printers, 1914
Length 200 pages

For grades one through eight, helpful lists and reading suggestions sorted by grade.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Fortune of the Republic/Google Books

Fortune of the republic
Author Ralph Waldo Emerson
Publisher Houghton, Osgood and company, 1878
Length 44 pages
Overview
Eighth grade reading.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Enoch Arden: Including also the Lotus Eaters, Ulysses, Tithonus for School and Home Use/Google Books

Student version with Cliff Notes type background and analysis.

Enoch Arden: including also the Lotus eaters, Ulysses, Tithonus for school and home use
Author Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson
Publisher E. Maynard & co., 1890
Length 54 pages
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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Manual of Geography Combined with History and Astronomy: Designed For Intermediate Classes in Public and Private Schools/Google Books

Manual of Geography Combined with History and Astronomy: Designed For Intermediate Classes in Public and Private Schools
Author James Monteith
Published 1877
Overview

Richly illustrated, and still useful despite being outdated in places.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Easy Lessons in Popular Science(Science and Geography)/Google Books

Items on maps are numbered, and each area is covered in a chapter section. Designed for use with a multi-grade elementary school class.

Easy lessons in popular science: and handbook to pictorial chart ...
Author James Monteith
Publisher American Book Co., 1879
Length 251 pages
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Saturday, May 15, 2010

George Washington: The Man/Google Books

George Washington: the man
The Riverside literature series
Author Henry Cabot Lodge
Publisher Houghton Mifflin company, 1917
Length 94 pages
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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill Battle(1775): and Other Verse and Prose/Google Books

Generally read in 7th grade.

Grandmother's story of Bunker Hill battle: and other verse and prose
Riverside school library
Author Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1891
Length 93 pages
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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Curious Homes and Their Tenants(Nature Studies 7th and 8th Grades)

Curious homes and their tenants
Appleton's home reading books
Author James Carter Beard
Publisher D. Appleton, 1897
Length 275 pages
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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Synonyms/Google Books

Synonyms: Designed to Give Skill in the Choice and Right Use of Words, and to Afford Variety and Facility in Expression
By John H. Bechtel
Penn Publishing Group, 1915
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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Handbooks for Boys/Google Books

Handbooks for boys
Author Boy Scouts of America
Published 1917
Overview

Simple Experiments for the School Room/Google Books

Simple experiments for the school-room: that may be made by teachers wholly without previous experience : and adapted to introduce young pupils to a knowledge of elementary science by experimental methods and arouse a spirit of inquiry.
Author John Francis Woodhull
Publisher E.L. Kellogg, 1889
Length 99 pages
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