Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin

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Number of Pages144
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ISBN 10143460621X
ISBN 109781434606211

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Fifty Famous Stories Retold contains a preface by the author, in which he describes the motives behind such an anthology. “ that the reading of them will give not only pleasure but also lay the foundation for broader literary studies ” he opines. Some of the stories were selected for their historical value, others for the moral truths they convey, while some are intended solely to amuse.

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Author: James Baldwin. FIFTY FAMOUS STORIES RETOLD. 18 Before him passed the young and fair, In pleasure’s reckless train; But seas dashed o’er his son’s bright hair— He never smiled again. He sat where festal bowls went round; He heard the minstrel sing; He saw the tourney’s victor crowned Amid the knightly ring.

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when you order $ of /5(58). ContentsFifty Famous Stories Retold ()Fifty Famous People ()Old Greek Stories ()Four Great AmericansHero Tales ()The Book-lover ()The Story of Siegfried ()Old Greek Stories-A retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures.

Tales include those of /5(27). Fifty Famous Stories Retold is a collection of short stories that teacher and editor of the American Book Company, James Baldwin, thought important to one’s education — the lives of well-known heroes, famous men, and historical figures.

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Stories that have shaped our culture and are frequently referenced in our songs and literature. Stories include Androcles and the Lion, The Brave Three Hundred, The Sword of Damocles, King Canute and the Sea, Whittington and his Cat, Horatius at the.

Check out this great listen on Here are 50 famous stories of long-ago times, retold in a short form for all young people. These are tales of valor, bravery, and kindness, as well as high adventure. Included: "King Alfred and the Cakes", "King Alfred and the Beggar".

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Chesterton offers a remarkably perceptive analysis of social and moral issues, even more relevant today than in his own time. With a light, humorous tone but a deadly. However, for a new generation growing up, some of these may be new and unknown.

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Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin KING ALFRED AND THE CAKES. Many years ago there lived in Eng-land a wise and good king whose name was Al-fred. No other man ever did so much for his country as he; and people now, all over the world, speak of him as Alfred the Great.

In those days a king did not have a very easy life. There was war. Here are 50 famous stories of long-ago times, retold in a short form for all young people. These are tales of valor, bravery, and kindness, as well as high adventure. Fifty Famous Stories Retold James Baldwin No book is better for introducing children ages 6 to 9 to legendary historical figures than this collection of stories admirably retold by James Baldwin at the beginning of the last century.

An Island Story: chapter 1 "The Stories of Albion and Brutus" Fifty Famous Stories Retold: "The Sword of Damocles" (Greek) Parables from Nature: "A Lesson of Faith" Aesop's Fables: "The Wolf and the Kid" (pg. 7 in the Milo Winter version) and "Tortoise and the Ducks" (pg.

8 in the Milo Winter version) Just So Stories: How the Whale Got His Throat. Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2) James BALDWIN ( - ) Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse.

Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2) by James Baldwin () Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to. Baldwin was one of the most prolific authors of school books for children at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.

In addition to the Baldwin Readers (), he co-authored the Harper Readers () and the Expressive Readers (). He wrote over thirty books about famous people in history and retold classical stories. He wrote more than fifty books, the most famous of which include Fifty Famous Stories Retold () and Abraham Lincoln, a True Life () The short stories offered in our collection are from Fifty Famous Stories Retold.

The James Baldwin cited here should not be confused with the American novelist, essayist and civil rights activist (). Fifty Famous Stories Retold (Paperback or Softback) by Baldwin, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Fifty Famous Stories Retold James BALDWIN ( - ) Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin is a collection of short stories that give a.

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Includes fifty legendary tales depicting certain romantic episodes in the lives of well-known heroes and famous men, or in the history of a people. Children naturally take a deep interest in such stories. The reading of them will not only give pleasure but will lay the foundation for broader literary studies, as nearly all are the subjects of frequent allusions in poetry and prose.

Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2) James BALDWIN ( - ) Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to .The Online Books Page. Online Books by. James Baldwin (Baldwin, James, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Baldwin, James, Fairy Stories and Fables (HTML at Gateway to the Classics) Baldwin, James, Fifty Famous People: A Book of Short Stories illustrated HTML at Gateway to the Classics.

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