By: Charles King (1844-1933)
|Tonio, Son of the Sierras A Story of the Apache War|
|Warrior Gap A Story of the Sioux Outbreak of '68.|
|To The Front A Sequel to Cadet Days|
|A Wounded Name|
|A War-Time Wooing A Story|
|Foes in Ambush|
|Found in the Philippines The Story of a Woman's Letters|
|A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike|
|Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila|
|Lanier of the Cavalry or, A Week's Arrest|
|From the Ranks|
By: Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)
First published in 1863, The Water Babies by Rev Charles Kingsley became a Victorian children's classic along with J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan and Lewis Caroll's Alice books. It is an endearing and entertaining novel that can equally be enjoyed by adult readers as well. However, it fell out of favor in later years since it contained many ideas that are considered politically incorrect and offensive today from a humanitarian perspective. The Water Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby to give the book its complete title tells the story of Tom, a young orphan chimney-sweep in Victorian London...
The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children
The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley is a collection of three Greek mythology stories: Perseus, The Argonauts, and Theseus. The author had a great fondness for Greek fairy tales and believed the adventures of the characters would inspire children to achieve higher goals with integrity.
Charles Kingsley (June 12 1819 - January 23 1875) was an English divine, university professor, historian, and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and north-east Hampshire. As a novelist, his chief power lay in his descriptive faculties, which are evident in this novel as he pictures the Egyptian desert and the ancient city Alexandria. Hypatia, 1st published in 1853, is set in 5th Century A.D. Egypt. It centers upon a young orphan monk from a desert monastery who feels called to continue his religious life in the city...
Madam How and Lady Why
Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list.
|Westward Ho!, or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty Queen Elizabeth|
|Hereward, the Last of the English|
|Historical Lectures and Essays|
|Froude's History of England|
|Alexandria and Her Schools; four lectures delivered at the Philosophical Institution, Edinburgh|
|Glaucus, or the Wonders of the Shore|
|Sir Walter Raleigh and His Time|
|Prose Idylls, New and Old|
|Lectures Delivered in America in 1874|
|Plays and Puritans|
|Sanitary and Social Lectures, etc|
By: Charles Klein (1867-1915)
|The Lion and the Mouse; a Story of an American Life|
|The Music Master Novelized from the Play|