Tyrone the Double Dirty Rotten Cheater by Hans Wilhelm

By Hans Wilhelm

Tyrone and Boland are again, and this time, whereas on a Swamp Island tenting journey, Tyrone cheats at meteor bowling and journeys little Boland within the dinosaur egg races. yet with the aid of his dinosaur acquaintances, Boland makes a decision to struggle again with a shrewdpermanent plan. complete colour.

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Thirty More Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin

By James Baldwin

This quantity used to be written via the writer in solution to the requests of hundreds of thousands of youngsters for extra tales just like the ones they'd loved in "Fifty well-known tales Retold." given that this booklet is meant for a little bit older scholars (ages 7 to 10), the anecdotes similar have a better spirit of event matching the pursuits of those older scholars. We listen of the explorers Columbus, Balboa, Drake, and Ponce de Leon and their adventures within the New global. We see scientists at their second of thought: Newton considering the autumn of an apple, Galileo looking at the swinging lamps, and Archimedes yelling "Eureka!" We notice the patience of Gutenberg in bettering the printing press and James Watt in harnessing the power of steam. We thrill to the exploits of the heroes on the fall of Troy and celebrate with Penelope at Odysseus's homecoming. We stick with the fortunes of Rome from its founding via its wars with Carthage. We trip eastward with King Richard and Frederick Barbarossa in the course of the Crusades. We applaud whilst King John indicators the Magna Charta at Runnymede. The richer vocabulary and extra advanced plot components in those tales of old occasions, medical discoveries, and mythical heroes, progressively accustom kids to following an extended narrative.

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Over the hills of Ruthenia. by Henry Baerlein

By Henry Baerlein

Excerpt from Over the Hills of Ruthenia

And the place is Ruthenia? it's in a curious place. the main strong bourgeois among us may possibly at yes hours be visited by way of frightening questions, which he by no means for the lifetime of him could dream of creating public and which ask - definite, ask - if he exists in any respect. Ruthenia is, in fact, much less justified to entertain such doubts; yet occasionally, even if she hears the wind that murmurs in her million oaks or feels these great-horned oxen ploughing up the ruddy soil, she may perhaps bear in mind with uneasiness that at the usual map of Europe there's no Ruthenia, albeit should you come to Eger, at the north-west frontier of the hot Czecho-Slovak Republic, you will discover a teach of which one carriage is going to Užhorod, Ruthenia's capital.

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