The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf follows the story of Jerry, Will, Frank, and Bluff and their adventures.
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Set during the time of the Mexican War, Jack Tier is a realistic sea story.
The readers find out the origin of Squinty’s name. Squinty and his brothers and sisters grow up. Squinty wants to see the world and have some adventures, so he escapes. However, he’s caught by the dog.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti–slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes towards slavery in the United States. The book also helped create a number of stereotypes of African-Americans. To some extent, this negative effect has overshadowed other historical impacts of the novel.
The Told to the Children Series of books were published in Great Britain in the early 1900's. The purpose of the book series was to introduce readers between the ages of 9 and 12 to the best known classic novels of the 19th Century.
A Waggoner’s wheels sank deep into the mud. The horses could not pull it out. He prayed to Hercules for help. Hercules told him to help himself by helping the horses pull.
A child's counting-out game.
A fairy tale about a young boy named Hans that saved a town from drowning by plugging up the water in a bank with his finger.
by Frank Sweet
The speaker describes the beauty and emotion of Cocoanut Grove.
A cat-and-mouse game between Miss Moppet, a cat, and a tiny mischievous mouse.
A cheerful poem about springtime.
The Toyman teaches the function of a scarecrow and why crows are bad for the corn crops.
A starving Wolf is encouraged to come home with the Dog where he could work and be well fed. However, the Wolf would also be collared and chained. The Wolf decides he would rather be free and hungry than chained and well fed.
After fishing all day a fisherman has ony caught a tiny fish. The Fish begs to be put back in the water. The fisherman does not do so.
by Edward Lear
A poem about a fairy tale journey to find the mythical Jumblies.
The three children play a war game in the first snow of the winter. The Toyman builds six snow men and the children fight them with snow balls.
"Beneath the vine-clad eaves, Whose shadows fall before"
A frog in an attempt to prove he is bigger than an ox blows himself up until he bursts. Be careful about how great you need to be. It can lead to your demise.
The Hare boasted of never being beaten in a race. The Tortoise accepted this challenge. The Hare stopped during the race for a nap and woke to find the Tortise about to cross the finish line.
A cow lives happily in a field.
A child plays with toys in bed.
A child notices the movements of his shadow.
Three children imagine themselves pirates.
A wolf finds a clever way to get fish for supper.
A funny nonsensical poem.