The Latch Key of My Bookhouse

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This is the final book in a six volume set of the "My Bookhouse" books. This final title in the series leaves off the format of the previous volumes and is geared towards the parent or teacher. The major part of the books deals with short biographies of the authors whose works appeared in the previous five volumes. Then follow several interesting sections, some of which include: the History of Mother Goose, The World's Great Epics, and How to Judge Stories for Children.

For the several indexes included in the second half of the book, including a historical index, a geographical index and others, please see the online text linked below. (Summary by Maria Therese) (7 hr 49 min)


Aesop 6:00 Read by mlcui
Louisa May Alcott and Raymond MacDonald Alden 20:51 Read by Emily Maynard
Thomas Bailey Aldrich, William Almingham and Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema 7:15 Read by JoyAtPlay
Hans Christian Andersen and Peter Christen Asbjornsen 21:36 Read by Carol
Josephine Bacon, Caroline Sherwin Bailey, and P.T. Barnum 46:52 Read by Michele Fry
Clara Bates, Henry Bennett, Bjornsterne Bjornson, William Blake and Abby Brown 7:52 Read by Michele Fry
Frances Browne, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning 13:08 Read by Michele Fry
William Bryant, Gelett Burgess, Thornton Burgess, and Robert Burns 16:48 Read by Michele Fry
John Burroughs through Arthur Chapman 19:30 Read by Michele Fry
Geoffrey Chaucer through Charles Dickens 14:22 Read by mlcui
Emily Dickinson through Juliana Ewing 13:04 Read by Michele Fry
Jean Henri Fabre and Georgene Faulkner 24:42 Read by Larry Wilson
Eugene Field through Kenneth Grahame 19:39 Read by Larry Wilson
Kate Greenaway through Elizabeth Harrison 12:14 Read by Michele Fry
Nathaniel Hawthorne through Jean Ingelow 10:17 Read by Michele Fry
Washington Irving through Joyce Kilmer 10:25 Read by Larry Wilson
Charles Kingsley through George MacDonald 13:19 Read by Larry Wilson
Walter de La Mare through James Whitcomb Riley 16:05 Read by Larry Wilson
Theodore Roosevelt 25:27 Read by Jill Engle
John Ruskin through Salomon de La Selva 7:22 Read by Richard Shipp
William Shakespeare 18:36 Read by Richard Shipp
Percy Shelley through Israel Zangwill 18:48 Read by Richard Shipp
The Interesting History of Old Mother Goose 17:56 Read by Michele Fry
The Origin of the Folk Tales 15:28 Read by mlcui
What is a Myth? 9:24 Read by C
The World's Great Epics 26:30 Read by JoyAtPlay
How to Judge Stories for Children 36:18 Read by Emily Maynard