Abroad {Free eBook}

Abroad, illustrated by Thomas Crane and Ellen E. Houghton, is a free picture book for young readers that will frame an early introduction to France. Published in 1880, Abroad tells the story of a family’s travels from London through a tour of France and back home. With all who choose to spare the time We’ll … More Abroad {Free eBook}

Michael Faraday: Father of Electronics {Review & Activities}

One of the best ways to approach science in the younger years is by reading biographies and experimenting. This foundation spurs a curiosity about science and keeps that interest high until the math necessary for formal science studies catches up. There are several excellent scientific biographies available, one of which is Michael Faraday: Father of … More Michael Faraday: Father of Electronics {Review & Activities}

Free Nature Studies: Our Wonderful World {Updated}

We have just finished updating our free nature studies that go along with the book Our Wonderful World by Emery Lewis Howe. We have updated links and added many new resources that round out the study. You’ll find 32 weeks’ worth of lessons covering backyard neighbors, feathered friends, garden life, four-footed comrades, and the earth … More Free Nature Studies: Our Wonderful World {Updated}

Fifty Famous Stories Retold {Free eBook & Activities}

Fifty Famous Stories Retold is a collection of short stories that teacher and editor of the American Book Company, James Baldwin, thought important to one’s education — the lives of well-known heroes, famous men, and historical figures. As a matter of course, some of these stories are better known, and therefore more famous, than others. … More Fifty Famous Stories Retold {Free eBook & Activities}

The Wright Brothers {Review & Suggestions}

They were unique. They stood apart in history. They were persistent. They provided the world with the solution to heavier-than-air flight. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough is their story as told by a master storyteller. This #1 New York Times bestseller by a two-time Pulitzer winner describes the chronological story of the Wright brothers’ … More The Wright Brothers {Review & Suggestions}