Playtime and Seedtime, Issue 1

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D. Appleton and Company, 1902 - Readers - 158 pages
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Page 159 - Uncle Robert teaches children how to read aright the great book of Nature. He makes study a pleasure. He teaches geography in the right way. He makes rural life and occupations attractive. He has a deep and loving sympathy with child-life. He believes in the education that strengthens the body as well as the mind. He tells children instructive stories to arouse their imaginations and stimulate their observing powers. He believes that every normal child may be made useful in the world. He has a boundless...
Page 162 - Rock," etc. Illustrated, i2mo. Cloth, $1.50. The story of " The Exploits of Myles Standish " throws a clearer light upon a heroic figure in our earliest history, and it has an epic quality which will appeal to old and young. While the facts of history are presented, the author has adroitly reconstructed the little-known earlier...
Page 160 - Country's Flag and the Flags of Foreign Countries. By Edward S. Holden . . . .80 5th. News from the Birds. By Leander S. Keyser . . 60 7th. The Story of Oliver Twist. By Ella B. Kirk . . 60 6th. Our Navy in Time of War. By Franklin Matthews . 75 7th. Crusoe's Island. By FA Ober 65 7th. The Storied West Indies. By FA Ober . . 75 6th. Stories from the Arabian Nights. By Adam Singleton 65 3th.
Page 159 - Parker— one of the most far-sighted students of child-life of our day — have approved themselves to thousands of primary teachers. They form one of the few successful attempts to incorporate that which is close by nature to child perception into the very warp and woof of the child mind.
Page 164 - 5. Harold's Discussions 60 " This series begins with objects of real interest to children, and progresses from the simple to the more complex, from features appealing to child mind to form, use, adaptation, and relation. For instance, the first book touches upon the general appearance of trees, what they need for their growth and what they give, etc. ; the second book similarly describes the common trees not mentioned in the first book, and treats of the growth and uses of different woods ; the...
Page 159 - ... great book of Nature. He makes study a pleasure. He teaches geography in the right way. He makes rural life and occupations attractive. He has a deep and loving sympathy with child-life. He believes in the education that strengthens the body as well as the mind. He tells children instructive stories to arouse their imaginations and stimulate their observing powers. He believes that every normal child may be made useful in the world. He has a boundless faith in human progress, and finds his greatest...
Page 160 - Baskett . . 75 6th. The Story of the Amphibians and Reptiles. By J. N. Baskett and RL Ditmars 60 5th. In Brook and Bayou. By Clara Kern Bayliss . . 60 5th. Curious Homes and their Tenants. By JC Beard . 65 6th. Historic Boston and its Neighborhood. By EE Hale 50 5th. The Hall of Shells. By Mrs. AS Hardy . . 60 7th. About the Weather. By Mark W. Harrington . . 65 7th. The Story of Rob Roy. By Edith D. Harris . . 60 4th. The Earth and Sky. By Edward S. Holden . . 28 5th. The Family of the Sun. By Edward...
Page 160 - HOME-READING BOOKS is to provide wholesome, instructive, and entertaining reading for young people during the early educative period, and more especially through such means to bring the home and the school into closer relations and into more thorough cooperation. They furnish a great variety of recreative reading for the home, stimulating a desire in the young pupil for further knowledge and research, and cultivating a taste for good literature that will be of permanent benefit to him.
Page 160 - Soldiers. By OP Austin . 75 7th. The Story of the Birds. By JN Baskett . . 65 6th. The Story of the Fishes. By JN Baskett . . 75 6th. The Story of the Amphibians and Reptiles. By J. N. Baskett and RL Ditmars 60 5th. In Brook and Bayou. By Clara Kern Bayliss . . 60 5th. Curious Homes and their Tenants. By JC Beard . 65 6th. Historic Boston and its Neighborhood. By EE Hale 50 5th. The Hall of Shells. By Mrs. AS Hardy . . te 7th.
Page 163 - A good, manly book for boys, on a good, manly Anglo-Saxon game." — New York Mail and Express. "It is in every sense an out-and-out boys' book, simple and manly in tone, hearty and healthy in its sports, and full of that enthusiasm, life, and fondness for games which characterize the wide-awake, active schoolboy.

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