Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Nature Gives The Animals What They Most Desire (1904)

Myrtle Reed. The Book of Clever Beasts: Studies in Unnatural History. Illustrated by Peter Newell. (New York: G. Putnam and Sons, 1904)

Friday, July 26, 2013

Learn Little Maiden, From My Wail, the Sorrow of a Widowed Life (1893)

Helen J. Crone. "The Lament of Polly Cla: Showing How It Came About that She Plucked Off Her Feathers, A Ballad of the Orient" St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks..20 (February 1893).

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Language Lessons (1893)

Helen J. Crone. "A Hallow-e'en Frolic." St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. 20 (January 1893).

Friday, July 19, 2013

You Must Go With Me (1902)

Benj. N. Black. Primer. (Boston: Educational Publishing Company, 1902).

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Billy Boy, Why Do You Cry? (1922)

Walter L. Hervey and Melvin Hix. The Horace Mann Readers Canadian Edition New Primer. (Toronto: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1922).

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Each One by Name (1892)

Helen J. Crone. "A Hallow-e'en Frolic." St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. 20 (Part I., November 1892 - April 1893).

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Elsie Marley Grown So Fine (1879)

J.F. Goodbridge. Mother Goose in White: Mother Goose Rhymes, with Silouhette Illustrations. (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1879).

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Fy, Fy Up-on You, Bad Vix (1882)

Royal Canadian Primer.  (Toronto: Canada Publishing Company, 1882).

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

cage pet sing (1909)

William Holmes McGuffey. McGuffey's Eclectic Primer. (New York: American Book Company, 1909).

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

For Taking Too Much Milk They Struck the Serpent's Head with Spoons (1822)

Maria Hack. Stories of Animals: Intended for Children Five to Seven Years Old. (London: Harvey and Darton, 1822).

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Baby Make Circus (1904)

Myrtle Reed. The Book of Clever Beasts: Studies in Unnatural History. (New York: G. Putnam and Sons, 1904).

Monday, July 1, 2013

The Fall Broke Both His Legs (1843)

Lyman Cobb. Cobb's New Juvenile Reader No. II, Or, Second Reading Book: Containing Interesting, Moral, and Instructive Reading Lessons, Composed of Easy Words of One, Two, and Three Syllables, in which All the Words in the First Reading Lesson Not Contained in Any Reading Lesson in No. 1, and All New Words in Each Subsequent Reading Lesson Throughout the Book, are Placed Before It, with the Division, Pronunciation, Accentuation, and Definition Noted, and the Part of Speech Designated : Designed for the Use of Small Children, And, in Connexion with No. I, to Accompany the Spelling Book in Schools and Families. (Harrisburg: Hickok and Cantine, 1843).