Children's Non-fiction

Benjamin Franklin

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Robin Mckown

This biography of Franklin was written for young people, but can be enjoyed by anyone. The author Robin McKown, is known for her young adul…

The Men Who Found America

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Frederick Winthrop Hutchinson

This Book is about the Men Who Found America and how it started - Summary by Elijah

Petite histoire de Belgique : depuis les premiers temps jusqu'à nos jours

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Edward Le Glay

Voici un aperçu de l'histoire du petit royaume de Belgique, au carrefour des grandes nations européennes, depuis les temps anc…

The Upward Path: A Reader For Colored Children

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From the preface of the book: "To the present time, there has been no collection of stories and poems by Negro writers, which colored c…

The Story of Wool

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Sara Ware Bassett

Mr. Clark and Donald spend a year out west to the Crescent Ranch in Idaho learning about raising sheep. (summary by David O)

Games for Hallow-e'en

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Mary E. Blain

This charming book starts with a brief history of Hallowe'en. There are sample invitations for a Halloween (or Hallowe'en) party, decoration…

The Book of Famous Sieges

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Tudor Jenks

History is dominated by war, battles, and sieges. Our history books are full of these. But history books usually don't explain sieges in suc…

Young Folks' Treasury, Volume 6 - Famous Travels & Adventures

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Hamilton Wright Mabie

Historical vignettes of selected locations throughout the world and many of our early explorers as well. Fascinating travel adventures throu…

The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh (Version 2)

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Margaret Duncan Kelly

The story of Sir Walter Raleigh from his boyhood days to his exploits in Ireland and his unexpected entry into the court of Queen Elizabeth.…

Mon Histoire Sainte

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Henriette-Suzanne Brès and Henriette-Suzanne Brés

L'Histoire sainte, par son côté merveilleux et sacré, enchante les jeunes imaginations ; en outre, elle est pleine d'heu…

L' âne mort

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Jules Janin

Ce livre alliant le macabre au burlesque évoque la descente aux enfers d'une jeune paysanne à travers le regard de celui qui s…

L' Arithmétique de Mademoiselle Lili

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Jean Macé

« L'Arithmétique de Mademoiselle Lili à l'usage de Monsieur Toto pour servir de préparation à L'Arithm&ea…

Travel Stories Retold From St. Nicholas

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St. Nicholas was a popular magazine aimed at young folks in the late nineteenth – early twentieth century. Its articles were usually well-w…

When They Were Girls

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Rebecca Deming Moore

Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Frances Burnett, Julia Howe, Hellen Keller, and Harriet Beecher Stowe are some of the influenc…

Beautiful Birds

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Edmund Selous

In this volume, Edmund Selous explains the beauty of birds to children. We meet some of the most beautiful birds in the world, and learn abo…

Diggers in the Earth

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Eva March Tappan

This book of 11 knowledgeable chapters is a good read for teaching children just how important their thoughts can be. Eva March Tappan has …

The Wonder Book of Bible Stories (Version 2)

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Logan Marshall

Book of Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, in language easy for children to understand. - Summary by Ron Altman

On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls

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Lina Beard

Lina and Adelia Beard, co-founders of the first American girls' scouting group, originally called the Girl Scout Society, then the Girl Pion…

Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 15, Feb. 10, 1880

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Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction an…

Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 13, Jan. 27, 1880

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Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction an…

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