Other books byJames Baldwin
Fifty Famous Stories Retold
Fifty legendary stories of heroism are retold in a short form for young people. Baldwin's tales tell of valor, bravery, and kindness as well as high adventure. Fifty Famous Stories Retold include:1. King Alfred and the Cakes2. King Alfred and the Beggar3. King Canute of the seashore4. The Sons of William the Conqueror5. The White Ship6. King John and the Abbot7. The Story of Robin Hood8. Bruce and the Spider9. The Black Douglas10. The Three Men of Gotham11. Other Wise Men of Gotham12. The Miller of the Dee13. Sir Philip Sidney14. Ungrateful Soldier15. Sir Humphrey Gilbert16. Sir Walter Raleigh17. Pocahontas18. George Washington and His Hatchet19. Grace Darling20. The Story of William Tell21. Arnold Winkelreid22. The Bell of Atre23. How Napoleon Crossed the Alps24. The Story of Cininnatus25. The Story of Regulus26. Cornelia's Jewels27. Androclus and the Lion28. Horatius at the Bridge29. Julius Caesar30. The Sword of Damocles31. Damon and Pythias32. A laconic Answer33. The Ungrateful Guest34. Alexander and Bucephalus35. Diogenes the Wise Man36. The Brave Three Hundred37. Socrates and His House38. The King and His Hawk39. Doctor Goldsmith40. The Kingdoms41. The Barmecide Feast42. The Endless Tale43. The Blind Men and the Elephant44. Maximilian and the Goose Boy45. The Inchcape Rock46. Whittington and His Cat47. Casabianca48. Antonio Canova49. Picciola50. Mignon
The Story of Siegfried
Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in Korean, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult word is not translated on a page, chances are that it has been translated on a previous page.
Fifty Famous People
A companion volume to "Fifty Famous Stories Retold" by James Baldwin, "Fifty Famous People" introduces children to a variety of men who performed their parts in the great drama of the world's history. Included are anecdotes about great American statesmen, such as Lincoln and Franklin, as well as kings of long ago-Cyrus the Great, King Alfred, and Robert Bruce, boys who became famous as poets-Longfellow and Caedmon, and others who excelled in the art of painting-Giotto and Benjamin West. Other stories depict orators, scholars, inventors, slaves, and soldiers. Regardless of their fields of endeavour, all the characters portrayed show qualities that make them worthy of being remembered and looked up to as models of behavior. Young children will enjoy hearing these stories read to them, while older ones will take pleasure in reading them to themselves.
Old Greek Stories
Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Perhaps no other stories have ever been told so often or listened to with so much pleasure as the classic tales of ancient Greece. For many ages they have been a source of delight to young people and old, to the ignorant and the learned, to all who love to hear about and contemplate things mysterious, beautiful, and grand. They have become so incorporated into our language and thought, and so interwoven with our literature, that we could not do away with them now if we would. They are a portion of our heritage from the distant past, and they form perhaps as important a part of our intellectual life as they did of that of the people among whom they originated.