Thursday, August 28, 2008
Happy Hearts at Home Living History Book List(Timeline)
This is our living history book list, a work in progress. We have either already read these books, or they are on our list. The selected books reflect a middle to late elementary reading level. It will include older conservative public library books, free vintage ebooks and if available, links to purchasable reprints of these ebooks.
Where Valor Lies by Adele and Cateau De Leeuw(ages 12 and up)
Otto of the Silver Hand by Howard Pyle
Sir Walter Raleigh by Adele DeLeeuw(ages 9-10)
Martin De Porres Hero by Claire Huchet Bishop(ages 10-12)
Men of Iron By Howard Pyle (free ebook) In reprint inexpensively at Dover books(ages 12 and up).
Queen Victoria, English Empress by Sally Glendinning(ages 10-12)
Collective Biographical Stories Covering Many Time Periods:
Fifty Famous People by James Baldwin(ages 6-9), also see the back paper for a historical timeline. This can be used to find additional/supplemental readings for older children.
Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin(ages 6-9)
Thirty More Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin(ages 7-10).