Escape from Childhood by John C. Holt

By John C. Holt

The case for treating little ones like genuine humans, now not pets and slaves, and for making on hand to all of them the grownup rights and duties as defined within the US invoice of Rights. This e-book will problem not just your rules approximately what constitutes "childhood" in today's society, yet your rules approximately society as a complete.

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Times of War Collection by Michael Morpurgo

By Michael Morpurgo

A beautiful paperback selection of vintage Morpurgo novels set in global struggle I, global battle II and the Afghanistan clash. informed within the voice of a tender soldier, inner most peaceable follows twenty-four hours in his existence on the entrance in the course of WW I, shooting his stories as he appears to be like again over his existence. It’s either a love tale and a deeply relocating account of the horrors of the 1st international conflict.

In An Elephant within the backyard, Elizabeth's father is battling at the japanese entrance in WW II and her mom is operating at Dresden zoo whilst the bombs begin to fall. Their domestic destroyed, Elizabeth’s relations needs to flee throughout the wintery panorama, warding off the Russian troops who're drawing ever nearer. it might be tough sufficient, with no an elephant in tow...

Shadow is the tale of Aman, a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of battle. A western puppy exhibits up open air the caves the place Aman lives along with his mom. after they ultimately choose to make a bid for freedom, Shadow won't depart their part. The destinies of boy and puppy are associated, continually.

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Trains: Steaming! Pulling! Huffing! by Patricia Hubbell

By Patricia Hubbell

Trains, trains, trains! substantial engines snorting, puffing, steaming, pulling, speeding, huffing! every kind of trains, from cabooses to hoppers and commuter trains to zoo trains, clickety-clack alongside the tracks. The mixed-media illustrations utilizing clip paintings, etchings, unique drawings, and maps will remind mom and dad and grandparents of an prior time. kids will benefit from the collages, puns, and pleasant wordplay all through.

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The Enchanted Collection: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, Anna Sewell, Louisa May

By Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, Anna Sewell, Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett

This superbly illustrated assortment contains 5 vintage masterpieces.

Readers set out with timid Mole as he explores the realm, studying approximately braveness and friendship via a chain of misadventures with Rat, Toad, and Badger within the Wind within the Willows. From the River financial institution, tumble down the rabbit gap with Alice to a madcap global the place nonsense principles in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. From Victorian England, it’s directly to a small New England city in Little girls, the place Jo March and her 3 sisters fight to accomplish their desires amid the moving roles of girls within the Civil battle period. despatched to dwell along with her uncle, orphan Mary Lennox uncovers the mysteries of Misselthwaite Manor within the mystery backyard. Readers then trip in the course of the English nation-state and London with a gradual, hardworking horse who studies kindness and cruelty by the hands of alternative masters in Black Beauty.

Whether encountering those adored stories for the 1st or the 50th time, readers will locate appeal during this collection.

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