Historical

Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

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E. M. Berens


This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of majo…

Hannibal

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

The Little Duke

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Charlotte Mary Yonge


The Little Duke by Charlotte M. Yonge is historical fiction based on the the life of Richard, Duke of Normandy. He assumes the title of Duke…

The Children of the New Forest (version 2)

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Frederick Marryat


The Children of the New Forest is a children's novel published in 1847 by Frederick Marryat. It is set in the time of the English Civil War …

The Young Trailers: A Story of Early Kentucky

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Joseph A. Altsheler


This is the story of Henry Ware, a young boy living in the wilds of the Kentucky frontier of the 1700's. The story follows Henry as he helps…

The Iliad for Boys and Girls

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Alfred John Church


Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at classical literature, but is especially well known for his re-telling of classic books in a sty…

Otto of the Silver Hand

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Howard Pyle


The story of little Otto, a gentle, peace-loving child born into the heart of turmoil and strife in the castle of a feuding robber baron in …

Little Men (Version 3, Dramatic Reading)

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Louisa May Alcott


Jo March's dreams of opening a home for boys comes true as she finds herself the mistress of Plumfield, a boarding school for children -- wh…

Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2)

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James Baldwin


Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy,…

Indian Child Life

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Charles Alexander Eastman


The author was raised as an American Indian and describes what it was like to be an Indian boy (the first 7 chapters) and an Indian Girl (th…

By Pike and Dyke

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G. A. Henty


It is the 1570's, and the people of the Netherlands live in terror under the cruel dominion of Spain. Though many long to be free of Spanish…

Outlaws of Ravenhurst

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Sister M. Imelda Wallace


This exciting historical adventure depicts the last stand of the Gordons - God's "outlaws" - fighting for their Catholic Faith in …

Sir Gibbie

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George MacDonald


These are the adventures of Sir Gibbie through the Scotland moors. Not being able to read or speak, Gibbie survives on the streets without a…

Puck of Pook's Hill

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Rudyard Kipling


Puck of Pook's Hill is a children's book by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1906, containing a series of short stories set in different period…

Unknown to History

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Charlotte Mary Yonge


During the captivity of Mary, Queen of Scots, plots, conspiracies, and intrigue engulfed the country. Catholics were apprehensive of Protest…

Child Life in Colonial Days

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Alice Morse Earle


The accounts of old-time child life gathered for this book are wholly unconscious and full of honesty and simplicity, not only from the atti…

The Story of Rolf and the Viking's Bow

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Allen French


Rolf, a youth in early Christian Iceland, loses first his father, then his property, and finally his freedom to the schemes of a greedy neig…

Elsie's Widowhood

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Martha Finley


The seventh in the Elsie Dinsmore series, this book begins with the death of Elsie's beloved husband. As Elsie learns to live in widowhood, …

A Yankee Girl at Fort Sumter

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Alice Turner Curtis


Sylvia Fulton is a ten-years-old girl from Boston who stayed in Charleston, South Carolina, before the opening of the Civil War. She loves h…

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