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Page 95 - ... but can make the pupils' work more interesting and the teacher's work lighter. The success of this author's books shows that they are in line with the best methods of teaching and that there is a deep and widespread demand for the best ideas, methods, and books. At the beginning, it requires perhaps a little more skill and pains to teach the pupils to get ideas instead of words from their text-books, but that is of course the only right way, and in a little time it becomes the easier and more...
Page 94 - NATURE STUDY THE JANE ANDREWS BOOKS. By JANE ANDREWS. The Seven Little Sisters. For introduction, 50 cents. Each and All. For introduction, 50 cents. Stories Mother Nature Told her Children. For introduction, 50 cents. STUDY AND STORY NATURE READERS. By JH STICKNEY, Author of the Stickney Readers. Now Ready. Pets and Companions. For primary grades. Sq. I2tno. Cloth. Fully illustrated. 142 pages. For introduction, 30 cents. ALL THE YEAR ROUND. By FRANCES L. STRONG of the Teachers
Page 102 - Boards. 191 pages. Fully illustrated. For introduction, 40 cents. THIS is a book of stories from English history, edited for school and home use. It is intended to serve as a supplementary reading book for boys and girls from ten to fifteen years of age. It consists of a series of dramatic and notable events in English history from the earliest time to the present day, carefully compiled and rewritten from standard books and well-known authors. The material has been arranged in the form of stories...
Page 91 - Seven Little Sisters " represent the seven races, and the book shows how people live in the various parts of the world, what their manners and customs are, what the products of each section are and how they are interchanged. " Each and All " continues the story of Seven Little Sisters, and tells more of the peculiarities of the various races, especially in relation to childhood. Dame Nature unfolds in " Stories Mother Nature Told " some of her most precious secrets. She tells about the amber, about...
Page 101 - THE author is Mr. Montgomery, the eminent and successful writer of historical text-books, whose books have stood the test of everyday use in thousands of schools in all parts of the country. This book is in no sense an abridgment of the author's "American History," but is entirely new and distinct, and arranged on a very different plan. All the main points are covered by interesting biographies. It is almost purely biographical, but care has been taken to make the stories cover, either directly or...
Page 91 - This is the famous Jane Andrews series which has been for many years an old-time favorite with young folks. Other juvenile books come and go, but the Jane Andrews books maintain the irresistible charm they always have had. THE SEVEN LITTLE SISTERS WHO LIVE ON THE ROUND BALL THAT FLOATS IN THE AIR.
Page 94 - LITTLE NATURE STUDIES FOR LITTLE PEOPLE. From the Essays of JOHN BURROUGHS. Edited by MARY E. BURT. Volume I. A Primer and a First Reader.
Page 95 - ... work more interesting and the teacher's work lighter. The success of this author's books shows that they are in line with the best methods of teaching and that there is a deep and widespread demand for the best ideas, methods, and books. At the beginning, it requires perhaps a little more skill and pains to teach the pupils to get ideas instead of words from their text-books...
Page 97 - It is just the book we have wanted for a long time, and is calculated not only to interest and instruct, but to lead to greater effort, on the part of the learner, in the right direction.
Page 91 - Stories Mother Nature Told " some of her most precious secrets. She tells about the amber, about the dragon-fly and its wonderful history, about water-lilies, how the Indian corn grows, what queer pranks the Frost Giants indulge in, about coral, and starfish, and coal mines, and many other things in which children take delight. In " Ten Boys " the history of the world is summarized in the stories of Kabla the Aryan boy, Darius the Persian boy, Cleon the Greek boy, Horatius the Roman boy, Wulf the...