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THIRD GRADE: Good Books Program 3rd Grade Literature Guide
Price: $19.95

Our Good Books Literature Guides were written by Dr. James S. Taylor, author of the widely acclaimed Poetic Knowledge: The Recovery of Education. Dr. Taylor took his first formal course in Children’s Literature from Dr. Dennis Quinn at the University of Kansas and had many conversations concerning these poems and stories with his colleague, Dr. John Senior. He has taught Children’s Literature at the high school and college levels for nearly two decades.
THIRD GRADE: The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss
Price: $12.99

The enchanting story of shipwrecked family - a minister, his wife, and four sons, Fritz, Ernest, Francis, and Jack - who are cast up on a desert island, build a wonderful house in a tree, and survive so cleverly and happily apart from the world that they never want to be rescued.
THIRD GRADE: Log of the Cowboy by Andy Adams
Price: $19.95

The story of a cattle drive form Mexico to Montana in 1882, bursting with exciting scenes of stampedes and river crossings, rustlers and Indians, but totally free of romantic exaggeration or false glamour, The Log of the Cowboy remains one of the most authentic, entertaining and informative Western books ever published. It stems from the tradition of true life journals and diaries kept by real cowboys to while away empty hours on the trail. Written in simple, straightforward prose, yet as thrilling as any fiction or film, The Log of the Cowboy has been justly hailed as a masterpiece of American literature.
THIRD GRADE: Cautionary Verses by Hilaire Belloc
Price: $12.95

Cautionary Verses has for more than 75 years been the adult's favorite children's book and the children's favorite adult book. Can there be a father who is not smiles all over when he reads to his children at bedtime the dreadful tale of Jim Who Ran Away From His Nurse And Was Eaten By A Lion?
THIRD GRADE: The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
Price: $19.99

This book tells of the adventures of Princess Irene and the young miner boy, Curdie, among the Goblins of the Underworld.
THIRD GRADE: The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald
Price: $19.95

The Sequel to "The Princess and the Goblin", this book continues the story of Princess Irene and the young miner boy Curdie.
THIRD GRADE: The Lost World by Sir Arthur Doyle
Price: $11.99

The classic fantasy Adventure of a lost prehistoric world deep in the Amazon jungle. Journalist Ed Malone asks for a mission with 'adventure and danger in it'. But interviewing touchy Professor Challenger, Ed gets more then he bargained for. Challenger leads him to a hidden plateau in the South American Jungle - A world of carnivorous dinosaurs, giant fish-lizards and murderous ape-men. Complete and Unabridged
THIRD GRADE: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgeson Burnett
Price: $16.99

Some people claim that this is one of the greatest books ever written, but we'll let you be the judge, here's a brief synopsis: Mary Lennox is a bitter child whose parents live in India during the very early 1900s (approximately). Her mother and father pay no attention to her, and she is spoiled, selfish and temperamental. When cholera kills her parents, she is sent to live with her uncle -- a hunchback who lives in a huge mansion on the Yorkshire moors.
THIRD GRADE: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Price: $18.99

Originally written as a protest against cruelty and ill treatment of horses, this compassionate tale has captured the imagination of generations of children. The saga begins with Black Beauty as a young thoroughbred in a stable with his beloved Squire Gordon, who is forced to sell the horse, beginning a tragic but exciting journey. The sweet-tempered horse must deal with broken knees, narrow escapes from disaster, and the drudgery of pulling a London cab for a cruel owner, before he finally experiences the well-deserved peace of his later years.
THIRD GRADE: Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb
Price: $12.99

The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in; and in whatever has been added to give them the regular form of a connected story, diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which he wrote: therefore, words introduced into our language since his time have been as far as possible avoided.
THIRD GRADE: Flower Fables by Louisa May Alcott
Price: $19.95

The Fairy Folk are Back! With this publication of Flower Fables, Louisa May Alcott's enchanting fairy tales are reintroduced to the world. Now, in the pages of this delightful collection of six fairy tales, today's readers can once again enter Alcott's nature fairyland and meet her fairy folk. Beautiful stories!
THIRD GRADE: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Price: $14.95

A mysterious seaman hides at a country inn; cut-throats raid a sleepy English village; suddenly, young Jim Hawkins becomes the owner of a map leading to a lost tropical island and a fortune in stolen gold. Three adventurers - Jim, Squire Trelawney, and Dr. Livesey - set out to find the treasure. But they trust the one man they should most fear, Long John Silver. Charming, brave, ruthless, murderous, Silver fills the squire's ship with pirates. And on the desolate, fever-iinfested island, the quest for gold becomes a deadly war of hide and seek. Desperate defenders against merciless killers battling over a cursed treasure won with blood, buried with blood, sought with blood. Incredible wealth that Jim and his friends can only claim... If they survive!
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