Thursday, April 28, 2011

World Stories Retold for Modern Boys and Girls/Google Books

Title World Stories Retold for Modern Boys and Girls: one hundred and eighty-seven five-minute classic stories for retelling in home, Sunday School, children's services, public school grades, and "the story-hour" in public libraries, with practical suggestions for telling
Author William James Sly
Publisher The Griffith & Rowland Press, 1914
Length 294 pages
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases/Google Books



Title Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases: a practical handbook of pertinent expressions, striking similes, literary, commercial, conversational, and oratorical terms, for the embellishment of speech and literature, and the improvement of the vocabulary of those persons who read, write, and speak English

Author Grenville Kleiser
Publisher Funk & Wagnalls company, 1917
Length 453 pages
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Friday, April 15, 2011

Course of Study in History and Literature(Grades One - Eight)

Title Course of study in history and literature: with suggestions and directions
Author Emily J. Rice
Publisher A. Flanagan, 1898
Length 185 pages
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Monday, April 11, 2011

Word-power, How to Develop It/Google Books




Title Word-power, How to Develop It
Author Grenville Kleiser
Publisher Funk & Wagnalls company, 1920
Length 172 pages
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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Minerals, and How to Study Them: A Book for Beginners in Mineralogy/Google Books

Title Minerals, and How to Study Them: A Book for Beginners in Mineralogy
Author Edward Salisbury Dana
Publisher J. Wiley & sons, 1903
Length 380 pages
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How to Be a Man: A Book for Boys: Containing Useful Hints on the Formation of Character/Google Books

Title How to Be a Man: A Book for Boys: Containing Useful Hints on the Formation of Character
Author Harvey Newcomb
Publisher Gould and Lincoln, 1856
Length 224 pages
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"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.‎"

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Multigrade Composition Lessons

Handbook of Composition by Edwin Campbell Woolley, D.C. Heath & Co., 1907

The Progressive Composition Lessons: 7th and 8th Years, by Ida M. Brautigam;Silver, Burdett and Co., 1914

Practical Lessons in the Use of English by Mary F Hyde, D.C. Heath & Co., 1887

Composition for Elementary Schools, James Fleming Hosic, Cyrus Lauron Hooper, and Rand, McNally & Company, 1916

Pinneo's Guide to Composition: A Series of Practical Lessons: Designed to Simplify the Art of Writing Composition: for Beginners, by Timothy Stone Pinneo, Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle, 1864

New Composition and Rhetoric for Schools by Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon; Scott, Foresman and Company, 1911; 508 pages(middle school-high school)

English Composition for College Freshmen, by Wilbur Owen Sypherd, 1915.

More to come....

Sunday, April 3, 2011

English Composition & Essay-writing/Google Books

Title English Composition & Essay-writing
Author J.W. Miller
Publisher Longmans, Green & co., 1910
Length 113 pages
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Saturday, April 2, 2011