For the Birds is a free publication from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that encourages backyard bird watching.
Review. Merriam-Webster’s Vocabulary Builder. A focus on vocabulary including word roots.
The Bird Study Book ~ Free eBook — The Library — Provides everything you need to study birds, including how to teach bird study to children.
Calculus Made Easy ~ Free eBook — The Library — Makes calculus approachable for self-educating students. Exercises and answers included.
Poems Every Child Should Know is a free book of poetry that children will be excited to encounter of their own free will.
The Butterfly Book covers the anatomy and classification of North American butterflies. It is a free eBook in the public domain. Exceptionally illustrated (including 48 color plates), The Butterfly Book is a perfect guide for an older student studying insects. The book begins by covering butterfly eggs, caterpillars, pupae, and butterfly anatomy. Then follows a […]
Reading aloud develops skills and creates a storehouse of knowledge — among other things. So the question remains: What to read aloud? Where do you start? Creating a personalized reading list can be challenging but also fun! They key is to start with someone else’s list and then add and subtract books that appeal to […]
Everyone needs a hobby. Maintaining an aquarium is not only educational but also restful! If you can’t get outside, you can bring nature right into your own living room. The Tropical Fish Handbook, a free eBook in the public domain, will get you started! A book of practical information for the beginner, containing illustrations and […]
Ready for a fun summer project? The Second Boys’ Book of Model Aeorplanes will help you construct and fly model airplane gliders and motorized airplane models. The first edition of this book covered the history of airplanes and how they fly. With the world of aircraft changing very rapidly at the time these books were […]
Father’s Day is just around the corner. Here are 4 awesome DIY Dad books to celebrate the holiday. All are currently free to read on Kindle Unlimited. If you have never used Kindle Unlimited before you may be eligible for a 30-day free trial. (Don’t have a Kindle? No problem!) Dad’s Book of Awesome […]
One interesting way to study geography is by habitats. Dr. George Hartwig wrote about several geographical worlds including the subterranean world, the tropical world, and the polar world. He also covered The Sea and Its Living Wonders — a free eBook that explores the world of water. For years my daily walks have been upon […]
Just in time for Flag Day, a free eBook called How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott. Written in 1912, this illustrated title really covers the history of the flag through poems and prose, beginning with a look at Captain William Driver. The story of Capt. Driver is an interesting one: …Captain […]