Wednesday, March 31, 2010

A History of England

A history of England from the first invasion by the Romasn to the 14th year of the reign of Queen Victoria: with conversations at the end of each chapter.

By Mrs. Markham
Publisher J. Murray, 1851

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Stories of Other Lands/Google Books

Stories of Other Lands
Book 3, Part 2 of Appletons' instructive reading-books
Book 3, Part 2 of Historical series
Stories of other lands
Author James Johonnot
Publisher American Book Co., 1888
Length 232 pages

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Saturday, March 27, 2010

History of William, the Conqueror/Google Books

History of William, the Conqueror
Author Jacob Abbott
Publisher Henry Altemus Company, 1900
Length 251 pages

Monday, March 22, 2010

Neighbors with Claws and Hoofs, and Their Kin: for Boys and Girls

Neighbors with claws and hoofs, and their kin: for boys and girls
Book 4 of Appleton's instructive reading-books
Book 4 of Natural history series

Author James Johonnot
Publisher American Book Company, 1885
Length 256 pages

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The Story of Archer Alexander from Slavery to Freedom, March 30, 1863/Google Books

Quite interesting; however, parents should preview this book first for comfort level, as the language is old fashioned(19th century). Some references are pejorative by today's standards.

The story of Archer Alexander from slavery to freedom, March 30, 1863
Author William Greenleaf Eliot
Publisher Cupples, Upham, 1885
Length 123 pages

Sunday, March 14, 2010

A Short History of Ancient Times: for Colleges and High Schools

A short history of ancient times: for colleges and high schools
Author Philip Van Ness Myers
Publisher Ginn & Company, 1906
Length 388 pages

Friday, March 12, 2010

The Story of Old France/Google Books

The Story of Old France
Author Hélène Adeline Guerber
Publisher American book company, 1910
Length 374 pages

The Age of Charlemagne/ Google Books

The Age of Charlemagne (Charles the Great)

Author Charles Luke Wells
Publisher Christian Literature Co., 1898
Length 472 pages

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Free Lesson Plans/Curriculum Guide for Grades Pre-K through Sixth

Using mostly free public domain books, Ivory shares her homeschool lesson plans here. It's Charlotte Mason style, mainly combining resources from these three sites:,, and

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World/Google Books

Captain Cook's voyages round the world
Authors James Cook, Margaret Bertha Synge
Publisher Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1897
Length 512 pages

Friday, March 5, 2010

The Prang Primary Course in Art Education/Google books

The Prang primary course in art education, Part 1
Author Mary Dana Hicks
Publisher The Prang Educational Co., 1893
Length 168 pages

Part two here.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Children's Book of Stars/Google books

The children's book of stars
Author Geraldine Edith Mitton
Publisher Adam and Charles Black, 1908
Length 207 pages

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Making of the Body: a Children's Book on Anatomy and Physiology

The making of the body: a children's book on anatomy and physiology : for school and home use
Authors Henrietta Barnett (Dame), Mrs. S. A. Barnett
Publisher Longmans, Green, 1894
Length 288 pages