Guide for extracurricular reading in English Louisa May Olkott (1832-1888) - a famous American writer , author of the popular , to get a good idea and confidence in the child's book "Little Women" and "Little Men". They tell about the education of children in ordinary American family and the often uneasy relationship between them and the teachers in private schools.
Family History brought to life Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine not only explores the stories behind the popular BBC genealogy TV series, but also helps you uncover your own roots. Each issue is packed with practical advice to help you track down family history archives and get the most out of online resources, alongside features on what life was like in the past and the historic events that affected our ancestors.
Reader's Digest is a monthly general-interest family magazine discovering the greatest writers from around the world with insightful journalism, investigations to open your eyes, inspirational real-life stories and adventures to thrill you, advice to live by, health news to depend on, people to inspire you and humour to make you laugh out loud! Reader's Digest is a general interest family magazine, published ten times annually.
The country is wild and dangerous. Mountains are high, rivers run fast, and there are strange animals in the woods. But three family pets—two dogs and a cat—begin a long, long walk through western Canada. They miss their family and they are trying to get home. But will anyone see them again?
Can Hens Give Milk? On Tova's farm, anything might be possible. Tova lives with her family on a small farm in the famous town of Chelm, a mythical village populated, according to Jewish folklore, by fools. Tova's farm has hens and even a rooster, but no cow. Her mother, Rivka, wishes they could afford to buy a cow, so they could have fresh milk and butter every day. One night Tova's father has a dream about how to get milk without actually owning a cow. He asks Tova to help him find a way to get milk from their hens, and the results are hilarious. Finally, to the family's joy and the hens' relief, the problem is solved by none other than the wise Rabbi of Chelm himself
Ruby's Wish Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family. Based upon the inspirational story of the author's grandmother and accompanied by richly detailed illustrations, Ruby's Wish is an engaging portrait of a young girl who strives for more and a family who rewards her hard work and courage.