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American Lives and Legends

by John Holdren

This book contains life stories of Young Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Paul Revere, Sybil Ludington, Sequoyah and stories of Washington Irving: Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Books to Build On: A Grade-by-Grade Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers

by E. D. Hirsch Jr. John Holdren

The hugely successful Core Knowledge Series has told the parents of first- through sixth-graders what they need to know. Now this essential companion volume helps those parents finds the books and other resources that will allow their children to learn even more about their favorite subjects.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 2

by John Holdren

This collection of delightful stories contains reprints of 31 classical and multicultural tales which includes well known stories such as Rumpelstiltskin, The Ugly Duckling, and The Pied Piper of Hamelin as well as lesser known classical stories such as The Two Frogs, The Three Wishes, and The Fox Without a Tail. Some of these stories are written in a play format to expose young minds to new modes of storytelling.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 3A

by John Holdren

Collection of tales, myths and poems written especially for children.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 3B

by John Holdren

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 3B contains Lessons Learned, Folk Tales of Many Lands, Norse Myths, Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Poetry At Odds, and For the Fun of It.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 4A

by John Holdren

Lessons learned: Child's play; Chanticleer and the fox; The bear boy; The king and his hawk; It could always be worse; The green glass ball -- Trickster tales: How bear lost his tail; From tiger to anansi; Brer Rabbit gets Brer Fox's dinner; Brer Rabbit goes back to Mr. Man's garden -- Stories from the Bible: Noah and the ark: Joseph and his brothers; The story of Moses -- Life stories: Louis Pasteur, battle with death; Elizabeth Blackwell, a pioneering physician; Sir Alexander Fleming, the accident that changed the world -- A patchwork of people: Some people; Thoughts on talkers; Ten kinds; Going too far; Eat-it-all Elaine; Jimmy Jet and his TV set; Jonathan Bing; The Pirate Don Durk of Dowdee; Rhinos purple, hippos green; Since Hanna moved away; Pete at the zoo -- Stories in verse: Daddy fell into the pond; Millions of strawberries; The elf and the dormouse; The leak in the dike; Adventures of Isabel; Mummy slept late and Daddy fixed breakfast; Hiawatha's childhood.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 4B

by John Holdren

The collection includes: Stories from Many Lands, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Life stories to Fly By, Poetry sounds and sensations, and What's the metaphor for?

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 5A

by John Holdren

Children will love to read this collection of delightful stories and poems. The collection includes lessons learned from stories such as The Fire on the Mountain and Salt and Bread, Heroic legends such as Robin Hood and Mulan, famous stories such as The Prince and the Pauper, and Bible stories such as the story of David. Poetry selections in this volume focus on Seasons and Passing Moments.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 5B

by John Holdren

Children will love to read this collection of delightful stories and poems. The collection includes stories from Shakespeare such as The Tempest, adventure stories from Sherlock Holmes, excerpts from Little Women, as well as life stories of the young and brave such as Frederick Douglass. Poetry selections in this volume focus on Transportation and American Themes.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 6

by John Holdren

A collection of short stories and poetry.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 7

by John Holdren Scott Brooks

A great collection of stories for children which include popular classics like Rumpelstiltskin.

Classics for Young Readers, Volume 8

by John Holdren

A collection of interesting stories for young readers.

Explorations: An Anthology of Literature, Volume B

by John Holdren

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Explorations: An Anthology of Literature, Volume A

by John Holdren

A list of the pieces in this book. Stories of Our Time � Thank You, M'am Langston Hughes � The Circuit Francisco Jimenez � The Bracelet Yoshiko Uchida � To Everything There Is a Season � Waiting Harry Behn � Something Told the Wild Geese Rachel Field � Six Haiku translated by Harry Behn � Check James Stephens � The Pasture Robert Frost � A Wintry Sonnet Christina Rossetti � The Morns Are Meeker Than They Were Emily Dickinson � The Storm Walter de la Mare � Swift Things Are Beautiful Elizabeth Coatsworth � I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud William Wordsworth � Until I Saw the Sea Lilian Moore � "To everything there is a season" King James Bible Stories of Scientists � Michael Faraday's World Nancy Veglahn � Nikola Tesla, Inventor Shawn Lake � Healing a Wounded Heart: Daniel Hale Williams William Orem � Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radioactivity Mara Rockliff � Enrico Fermi: The "Italian Navigator" Dorothy Haas Advice and Instruction � The Fish I Didn't Catch John Greenleaf Whittier � Work John Ruskin � Honest Work � For Want of a Horseshoe Nail adapted from James Baldwin � Argument Joseph Addison � If Rudyard Kipling � Can't Edgar Guest � Letter to His Son Robert E. Lee � Mother to Son Langston Hughes � Perseverance Johann Wolfgang von Goethe � Rebecca Hilaire Belloc � The Story of Augustus Heinrich Hoffmann

Explorations: An Anthology of Literature, Volume C

by John Holdren

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The Human Odyssey, Volume 1: Prehistory Through the Middle Ages

by John Holdren Mary Beth Klee John Cribb

You are about to embark on an odyssey. You may already know that word. Odysseus was a hero of ancient Greece. According to legend, he fought for the Greeks on distant shores, and then began an even greater quest-- finding his way back home. The journey of Odysseus took ten long years. It was perilous and thrilling. The hero battled sea monsters, tricked a one-eyed giant, and fled from the sirens--beautiful women who sang sweet songs that lured sailors to their deaths on the rocks. He even traveled to the mythical underworld, the land of the dead, a place no living man had seen before. Through it all, Odysseus was determined to find his way back home. His perseverance paid off, and after many trials he steered his ship into his home port and returned to his wife and son. Odysseus's long, adventurous journey became known as "the Odyssey." The voyage was named after him. Now we use the word odyssey to mean any long and daring voyage. You are about to study the human odyssey, the journey of human beings through time. It has been the greatest quest of all, spanning thousands of years, taking us from pyramids and mummies to space flight. You'll find this human journey has had its heroes, monsters, and giants. It has been marked by moments of peril and times of triumph, times when perseverance and determination have been rewarded, when human beings have been, as the Bible puts it, "little lower than the angels."

The Human Odyssey, Volume 3: From Modern Times to Our Contemporary Era

by John Holdren Mary Beth Klee John Cribb

K12's The Human Odyssey series puts the story back in history with a gripping narrative of adventure, struggle, and triumph, helping us understand where we have been, where we are now, and where we might be headed. The complex 19th century political landscapes of Asia and Europe set the stage for the dramatic third episode in the odyssey, in which the Great War and the Russian Revolution give way to churning century of even greater war, uncertainty, and economic turmoil. Science heats up as the Cold War freezes international relations; and major new political hot spots develop even as humanity reaches out into space. The digital information revolution changes the very way we conceive the human odyssey at the gateway to the 21st century. An appendix of geographic terms and concepts, atlas, glossary, pronunciation guide, and index are included.

The Iliad and the Odyssey: Stories From Homer's Epics

by Homer John Holdren

The book contains: What Happened Before The Iliad, Stories From The Iliad, Stories From The Odyssey (Part 1: A Son's Adventures and Part 2: A Hero's Return)

Journeys in Literature: American Traditions, Volume C

by John Holdren

Various short stories and poems from all aspects of current and previous American culture and history.

Journeys in Literature: American Traditions, Volume C

by John Holdren

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Journeys in Literature: Classic and Modern, Volume B

by John Holdren

This is a classic and modern literature book of short stories and poems.

Journeys in Literature: Classic and Modern, Volume B

by John Holdren

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