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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunshine C View Post
    On the Three Names Archive page the prairie website link is broken, but this is the new one.
    Got it! Thanks.
    Linda wife to Mark, Mommy to Emily, 20 Anna 18, Rebecca 16, Samuel 14, Jacob 11, and Katie 8,
    Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunshine C View Post
    In this thread there is a link to Literary Devices in Children’s and Young Adult Literature that is broken. I did a search and found this site. I imagine it is the same thing?

    Also in the science archive thread, the animal classification website link is broken. It seems to be this link now.
    Got it, thanks!
    Linda wife to Mark, Mommy to Emily, 20 Anna 18, Rebecca 16, Samuel 14, Jacob 11, and Katie 8,
    Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.
    Steven Wright

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    Here are the lists you asked me to post here also of Chapter book go alongs. I'll post each volume separately. The usual disclaimer - I have not read all these books, just compiled other lists. Please review each book you read your child to be sure it's a good fit for you.

    Volume 1

    The Story About Ping
    Young Fu of the Upper Yang Tze (Lewis) {China}
    Little Pear (Lattimore) {China}
    The Year of the Panda (Schlein) {China}
    Trumpet of the Swan (E. B. White) {water foul}

    Lentil
    Henry Huggins books (Cleary) {boy's life}
    Homer Price/More Homer Price (McCloskey) {boy/inventor}
    Wheels of Time* (Gourley) {bio of Henry Ford}

    Madeline
    The Family Under the Bridge (Carlson) {France}
    The Happy Orpheline/other Orpheline books (Carlson) (OOP) {France}
    Thea Stilton and the Mystery in Paris (Geronimo Stilton) {Paris, France}


    A Pair of Red Clogs

    The Cat Who Went to Heaven (Coatsworth) {cats/Japan life}
    The Big Wave (Buck) {Japan disaster}
    Mieko and the Fifth Treasure (Coerr) {post WWII Japan life)
    Miss Happiness and Miss Flower (Godden) OOP {Japanese dolls}
    Thea Stilton and the Cherry Blossom Adventure (Geronimo Stilton) {Japan}

    The Rag Coat
    The Hundred Dresses (Estes) {poverty/clothes}
    Christy (Marshall) {appalachia life}
    Where the Lilies Bloom (Cleaver) {appalachia life}

    Who Owns the Sun
    The Slave Dancer (Fox) {slavery}
    Amos Fortune, Free Man (Yates) {journey from slavery to freedom}
    Freedom Train (Sterling) {underground railroad}
    Nettie's Trip South (Turner)* {contrast north and south}

    Mike Mulligan
    Samuel Slater's Mill and the Industrial Revolution* (Simonds) {factory modernization}
    Thrashin' Time (Weitzman) {farm modernization}
    The Great Brain series (Fitzgerald) {problem solving}
    Ben and Me (Lawson) {Ben Franklin, inventor}

    The Glorious Flight
    The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk (Sobol) {first flight}
    The Wright Brothers (Childhood of Famous Americans) OOP? or others {first flight}
    Thomas Edison (Childhood of Famous Americans) (Guthridge) {inventors}
    Eli Whitney (Childhood of Famous Americans) (OOP?) or others {inventors}
    book on Amelia Earhart {first flight}
    book on Chuck Yeager {first flight}
    The Flight of the Lone Eagle (Foster) {Charles Lindbergh}

    How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World
    Around the World in Eighty Days (Verne) {travel}
    Johnny Appleseed: God's faithful planter, John Chapman (David R. Collins) {apples, travel}

    Grandfather's Journey

    Around the World in Eighty Days (Verne) {travel}
    Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Eleanor Coerr) {post WWII Japan}
    Gulliver's Travels (Swift) {travel}
    Thea Stilton and the Cherry Blossom Adventure (Geronimo Stilton) {Japan}


    Cranberry Thanksgiving
    Squanto, Friends of the Pilgrims (Bulla) {first Thanksgiving}
    other stories on the Pilgrims {first Thanksgiving}

    Another Celebrated Dancing Bear
    Gentle Ben (Morey) {bears}
    Ballet Shoes (Streatfeild)* {dancing}
    The Bears of Blue River (Major) {bears}

    Papa Piccolo
    book on Marco Polo {Italian explorer}
    Mandy (Edwards) {orphans}
    Cat Stories (Herriott) {cats}
    The Other Kitten (St. John) {cats}
    Geronimo Stilton#48: The Mystery in Venice (Geronimo Stilton) {Venice, Italy}

    Very Last First Time
    Stone Fox (Gardiner) {dogsled racing}
    Water Sky (George) {boy visits Alaska}
    Mr. Popper's Penguins (Atwater) {antarctic}

    Clown of God
    Samantha books {orphan's life}
    Looking For Home (Richardson) {western migration/orphans}
    Whistle Stop--Wait (Richardson) (OOP) {western migration/orphans}
    The Apprentice (Llorente) {time period}
    The Ordinary Princess (M. M. Kaye) {ordinary person}

    Storm in the Night

    Stealing Home by Mary Stolz {about Grandfather, Thomas and Ringo the cat!}
    The Silent Storm* (Garland) {hurricane's effects on a girl}
    Go Fish (Stolz) {same characters}
    Storm Chasers (Herman) {tornadoes}
    One Day in the Prairie (George) {tornado}
    Akavak:An Inuit-Eskimo Legend* (Houston) {journey with grandfather}
    Coast to Coast* (Byars) {flight with grandfather}
    Racing the Sun* (Pitts) {grandfather/Indians}

    Katy and the Big Snow
    Anna, Grandpa and the Big Storm (Stevens)* {snowstorm}
    The Wheel on the School (De Jong) {community works together}
    Snow Treasure (McSwigan) {WWII Norway}

    Night of the Moonjellies
    Carry On, Mr. Bowditch (Latham) {ocean navigation}
    The Nickel-Plated Beauty* (Beatty) {family works together}
    Henry Reed Inc./Henry Reed's Babysitting Service (Robertson) {teenage entrepreneur}

    Stopping by Woods On a Snowy Evening

    Snow Dog* (Kjelgaard) {life of a husky}
    Tracks in the Snow* (Bledsoe) {girls adventure}
    Sunshine - mom to 4dc - dd10, ds8 1/2, ds7 and ds5 1/2.

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    Volume 2

    The Giraffe that Walked to Paris
    Morgan's Zoo (Howe)* {zoo}
    A Zoo in My Luggage (Durrell) {zoo collection}
    King of the Wind (Henry) {relationship animal/handler}
    Thea Stilton and the Mystery in Paris (Geronimo Stilton) {Paris, France}

    Three Names
    On the Banks of Plum Creek (Wilder) {time period}
    Other Little House Books (Wilder) {prairie, time period}
    James Herriot's Dog Stories {dogs}
    Follow My Leader (Garfield) {dogs}
    Sounder (Armstrong)* {dogs}
    Old Yeller (Gipson)* {dogs}
    The Bears of Blue River (Major) {adventure/woods}
    One Day in the Prairie (George) {tornado}
    Ginger Pye (Eleanor Estes) {dogs}

    Wee Gillis
    Wee Sir Gibbie of the Highlands (MacDonald)* {Scotland}
    William Tell (Fisher) {Swiss legend}

    Owl Moon
    Owls in the Family (Mowat) {owls}
    There's an Owl in the Shower (George) {owls}
    My Side of the Mountain (George) {adventure/woods}

    A New Coat For Anna
    Eli Whitney, boy mechanic (Dorothea J Snow - Childhood of Famous Americans) {cotton}

    Mrs Katz and Tush
    My Always Prayer Shawl (Oberman)* {Jewish immigration}
    Journey to America (Levitan)* {Jewish immigration}
    Silver Days (Levitan)* {Jewish immigration}
    All-Of-A-Kind Family (Taylor) {Jewish life post WW1}

    Mirette on the High Wire
    The Family Under the Bridge (Carlson) {France}
    Geronimo Stilton #24: Field Trip to Niagara Falls (Geronimo Stilton) {Niagara Falls}
    Thea Stilton and the Mystery in Paris (Geronimo Stilton) {Paris, France}
    The Niagara Falls Mystery (Gertrude Chandler Warner – Boxcar Children Special #8) {Niagara Falls}


    They Were Strong and Good
    Charley Skedaddle* (Beatty) {Civil War}
    Tall Boy’s Journey* (Kraus) {adoption}
    Visiting Miss Pierce* (Derby) {adoption}
    Across Five Aprils (Irene Hunt) {Civil War}

    Babar, to Duet or not to Duet
    books from Famous Children's Series (Rachlin) {lives of composers}

    The Story of Ferdinand
    Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus (Fritz) or others {Spanish explorer}

    Down, Down the Mountain
    Blue Ridge Billy (Lenski) (OOP) {Smokey mtn story}
    Linnea's Windowsill Garden (Bjork) {gardening}
    Strawberry Girl (Lenski) {depression era}
    The Cabin Faced West (Jean Fritz)
    Where the Lilies Bloom (Bill Cleaver) {appalachia}

    Make Way for Ducklings

    The Trumpet of the Swan (White) {birds/Boston}

    The Tale of Peter Rabbit
    The Secret Garden (Burnett) {garden}
    Nothing is Impossible, The Story of Beatrix Potter (Aldis)

    Mr Gumpy's Motor Car

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Fleming)* {cars}

    All Those Secrets of the World
    The Night Crossing (Ackerman) {WWII Europe}
    Twenty and Ten (Bishop)* {WWII Europe}
    Snow Treasure (McSwigan) {WWII Norway}
    A Boy's War (Davis {acct of WWII-Burma}

    Miss Rumphius
    The Secret Garden (Burnett) {gardening}

    The Little Red Lighthouse and The Great Gray Bridge
    Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie (Roop) {lighthouse}

    Follow the Drinking Gourd
    Amos Fortune, Free Man (Yates) {from slavery to freedom}
    Freedom Train (Sterling) {underground railroad}
    Runaway to Freedom (Smucker)* {underground railroad}
    Freedom Crossing (Clark) {underground railroad}

    Harold and the Purple Crayon

    Bailey's Window (Lindbergh)* {drawing to life}
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Dahl) {boy/fantasy}
    The Phantom Tollbooth (Juster) {boy/fantasy}
    Amelia Bedelia books (Parrish) {for puns}

    When I was Young in the Mountains
    Where the Lilies Bloom (Cleaver) {appalachia life}
    Ida Early Comes Over the Mountains (Burch) {appalachia life}
    The Cabin Faced West (Jean Fritz)
    Where the Lilies Bloom (Bill Cleaver) {appalachia}

    Gramma's Walk
    The Remembering Box (Clifford)* {grandmothers}
    Follow My Leader (Garfield) {handicaps/blindness}
    From Anna (Little) {handicap/depression era}
    Sunshine - mom to 4dc - dd10, ds8 1/2, ds7 and ds5 1/2.

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    Volume 3


    The Bee Tree

    The Sign of the Beaver (Speare) {wilderness survival}
    Treasure Island (Stevenson)
    Gold Rush Fever (Barbara Greenwood) {klondike gold rush}
    The Klondike Ring (Andrea and David Spalding) {Klondike, gold rush, gold}


    Andy and the Circus
    Toby Tyler (Otis) {circus}

    The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar
    Misty of Chicoteague (Henry) {wild horses}
    Island of the Blue Dolphins (O'Dell) {isolated island life}
    Stay Away From Simon (Carrick)* {life in Martha's Vineyard}

    Paul Revere's Ride
    Paul Revere, Boy of Old Boston (Stevenson) (OOP)
    Johnny Tremain (Forbes)
    A Spy in Williamsburg (Laurence) (OOP)
    Mr Revere and I (Lawson)
    Young Paul Revere's Boston (Epstein) (OOP)
    Paul Revere (Childhood of Young Americans) (Stevenson)
    Phoebe the Spy (Judith Barry Griffin) {Revolutionary War}

    Henry the Castaway
    Robinson Crusoe (DeFoe) {explorers}
    Treasure Island (Stevenson) {explorers}
    Kidnapped (Stevenson) {adventure}
    Daniel Boone: Frontier Adventures (Brandt)* or others {explorers}
    Arctic Explorer, Story of Matthew Henson (Ferris) {explorers}
    books on other explorers
    Alice in Wonderland (Carroll) {explorers}
    My Father's Dragon/Elmo and the Dragon/The Dragons of Blueland (Gannett) {adventure}

    The Finest Horse in Town
    Riding Freedom (Ryan) {horses}
    Misty of Chicoteague (Henry) {horses}

    Truman's Aunt Farm
    Understood Betsy (Fisher) {brought up by aunts}
    Pollyanna (Porter) {brought up by aunt}

    The Duchess Bakes a Cake
    The Door in the Wall (deAngeli) {Middle Ages}
    book on King Arthur {Middle Ages/royalty}
    Robin Hood {Middle Ages}
    Medallion (Watkins) {Middle Ages/royalty}

    Andy and the Lion
    Born Free (Adamson) {lions}
    The Butterfly Lion (Morpurgo) {boy raises lion}

    Daniel's Duck
    Charlotte's Web (White) {county fair}
    The Great Wheel (Lawson) {world's fair}
    Trumpet of the Swan (E. B. White) {water foul}

    Warm as Wool
    Mountain Born (Yates) {sheep farming}
    Pioneer Cat (Hooks)* (western expansion/wagon travel)
    Next Spring an Oriole (Whelan)* {westward expansion/wagon travel}
    Old Ramon (Schaefer) {sheep herding}
    The Cabin Faced West (Jean Fritz)

    The Salamander Room

    The Cricket in Times Square (Seldon) {animal environment}

    Climbing Kansas Mountains
    Arthur, For the Very First Time (MacLachlan)* {farm life}
    One Day in the Prairie (George) {tornadoes}
    Little House on the Prairie books (Wilder) {prairies}

    Amber on the Mountain
    Heidi (Spyri) {mountain life}
    Just Juice (Hesse) {Appalachia/learning to read}
    Where the Lilies Bloom (Bill Cleaver) {appalachia}

    Little Nino's Pizzeria

    A Cricket in Times Square (Seldon) {family business}
    The Clay Marble (Ho) {homelessness}
    Sunshine - mom to 4dc - dd10, ds8 1/2, ds7 and ds5 1/2.

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    Volume 4

    The Raft
    The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) {boating}
    Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) {Rafting}

    Grass Sandles
    Dawn of the Red Dragon (Mary Pope Osborne – Magic Tree House Series #37 ) {Basha, Japan}

    Cowboy Charlie
    Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale (Laurie Myers) {Lewis and Clark}
    Patty Reed's Doll: The Story of the Donner Party (Rachel Laurgaard) {pioneers, cattle drive}

    Roxaboxen


    Mailing Mae

    Daniel Boone: Young Hunter and Tracker (Childhood of Famous Americans)(Augusta Stevenson) {


    Snowflake Bentley
    Trouble at Otter Creek (Marilyn Miller) {Green Mountain Men}

    Gullywasher

    American Tall Tales (Adrien Stoutenburg)

    Arabella
    Swiss Family Robinson (Johann David Wyss) {
    Swallows and Amazons (Arthur Ransome) {
    Baby Island (Carol Ryrie Brink) {islands}
    Nim's Island {same author}

    Higgins Bend Song and Dance
    American Tall Tales (Adrien Stoutenburg)


    Albert

    John Audubon: Young Naturalist (Miriam E. Mason)

    Hickory Chair

    Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind (Margaret Davidson – Scholastic Biography) {
    Follow My Leader (James B. Garfield)

    Hanna's Cold Winter

    Twenty and Ten (Claire Huchet Bishop) {World War II}

    Hatmaker's Sign
    Toliver's Secret (Esther Wood Brady) {American Revolution}
    Phoebe and the General (Judith Berry Griffin) {American Revolution}
    Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos (Robert Lawson) {Ben Franklin}

    Pumpkin Runner

    Magic Tree House- Dingos at Dinnertime {Australia}

    Angleo
    Last edited by Sunshine C; 02-07-2015 at 06:43 PM. Reason: updating
    Sunshine - mom to 4dc - dd10, ds8 1/2, ds7 and ds5 1/2.

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    Default Little Red Lighthouse

    I was just going through the links from the archives on Little Red Lighthouse, and it seemed like all of them were dead except the ones from nycgovparks. The ones I found there were

    http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/for...ghlights/11044
    and
    http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/for.../monuments/810
    Deanna -- married to my prince Eric since 2006; mother of three: Ian (Feb. '08), Elijah (Nov. '09), and Arianna (Nov. '11).

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