Introducing the Classics: Chinese Literature

There are four great classical novels in Chinese literature: Journey to the West Romance of the Three Kingdoms Water Margin A Dream of Red Mansions As part of the boys’ education on their own culture and background, we wanted them to be familiar with these texts. Originally written in Chinese, these books have several translations intoContinue reading “Introducing the Classics: Chinese Literature”

Online Classics at Read.Gov

Read.gov has a collection of classical literature for children and teenagers that can read online for free. Titles available: “A Apple Pie” “Aesop’s Fables” “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” “Anne of Green Gables” “The Baby’s Own Aesop” “Ballad of the Lost Hare” “Baseball ABC” “Complete Version of ye Three Blind Mice” “TheContinue reading “Online Classics at Read.Gov”

Reading List: A Collection of Classics

Charlotte Mason believed that children should experience the full richness of classical literature rather than receiving dumbed-down versions that attempt to make the books easier to understand and more “fun” to read. MPH in Midvalley recently had a moving sale with up to 70% off selected titles so I went to check out what IContinue reading “Reading List: A Collection of Classics”

Speakaboos – eBook Classics for Children

Speakaboos brings classic children’s entertainment into a digital world. Beloved characters and treasured stories are given new life through amazing celebrity performances, beautiful illustrations, and original music. At Speakaboos, children develop literacy skills while learning about technology in a safe and fun environment. Speakaboos received an A+ from Education World and was described as “oneContinue reading “Speakaboos – eBook Classics for Children”