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Bulfinch’s Mythology

by Thomas Bulfinch Standard Ebooks (July 13, 2019)

Thomas Bulfinch was an American banker and Latin scholar. Bulfinch’s Mythology is a posthumous compilation of three volumes published by Bulfinch during his lifetime which were intended to introduce the general...


The Sad King

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Long ago a king was sad - how did they make him happy? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: animals; family; food; identity


Surviving Sudden Environmental Change

by Jago Cooper Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Archaeologists have long encountered evidence of natural disasters through excavation and stratigraphy. In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change, case studies examine how eight different past human communities—ranging...


New Mexico and the Pimería Alta

by John G. Douglass Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Colonialism and the process of state expansion into new territories far from the capitol and mother country have occurred for thousands of years across the globe. Within the American Southwest, colonial encounters...


The Consequences of Chaos

by Elizabeth G. Ferris Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

The Syrian displacement crisis raises fundamental questions about the relationship between action to resolve conflicts and humanitarian aid to assist the victims and demonstrates the limits of humanitarian response,...


City of Strangers

by Andrew Gardner Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Exploring the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to Bahrain, this study contributes significantly to our understanding of politics and society among the Persian Gulf states and of the...


Tweets and the Streets

by Paolo Gerbaudo Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Tweets and the Streets analyses the culture of the new protest movements of the 21st century. From the Arab Spring to the 'indignados' protests in Spain and the Occupy movement, Paolo Gerbaudo examines the relationship...


The Arab Spring Five Years Later

by Hafez Ghanem Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Since the series of uprisings of the Arab Spring began, the debate in Arab countries has focused almost exclusively on politics and questions of national identity. However, it is economic issues that are driving...


Lupindi and the Weather Man

by Samson Leri Library For All (November 27, 2018)

Lupindi's grandfather is the weather man! Lupindi loves to hear his grandfather's stories about magic. Reading Level 2 Keywords: family; village life; weather; mythology


Indivisible on Offense

by Indivisible Project Open BookShelf (November 15, 2018)

Check out our guide on how to use the new tools of the majority to usher in the post-Trump era. Now that House Democrats can determine which bills get votes, there are two big opportunities to go on legislative...


Why the Cassowary Doesn’t Fly

by Eileen Fleming Library For All (October 20, 2018)

Cassowaries used to be able to fly! Find out how the hornbill tricked the cassowary to become a bird that lives on the ground. Reading Level 3 Keywords: cassowary; friendship; birds; mythology


Young Palinyang’

by Gaspah Emukuru Juma African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

One day while Palinyang' and the other boys are out grazing cattle it starts to rain. The boys take shelter, and when the rain stops the cattle have wandered away. Palingyang' goes in search of the animals.


Trickster Hare

by Dan Kaasha African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Hare is playing tricks again! Read the story and find out.


The Blacksmith's Dilemma

by Ugandan folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A local chief summoned a famous blacksmith to his palace. The chief wanted the blacksmith to build a real man out of steel, one who could cry tears, and bleed human blood. The blacksmith was alarmed by the chief's...


The race

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Who will win if snail and rabbit have a race?


Rabbit goes to a party

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This story is about what happens when you go to a party and get drunk. Or is it?


The staring game

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This time Rabbit is out-witted!


Tortoise Finds His House

by Maya Fowler African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Tortoise is searching for his house. Do you know where he'll find it?


Monkey and Crocodile

by Mozambican folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Crocodiles are dangerous, but are they smart?


How night came to Opio's village

by Robert Ekuka African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There is no night time in Opio's village. One day he goes hunting and arrives at a place he doesn't know. When night falls there, Opio thinks he has gone blind. Then he discovers the truth and likes night so...


Refiloe and the Washed Chickens

by Marion Drew African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Refiloe's sister is getting married. Refiloe's chickens are very dirty and she decides to wash them for the wedding. The chickens do not like being washed. Refiloe cannot find her chickens when it is time for...


Hyena, Hare and Their Basins

by Charles Katiwa Kiema African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

If a basin can give birth, then it is a living thing. All living things can die. (Also available at Level 4.).


Beloved daughter

by Ritah Katetemera, Mulongo Bukheye African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Natabo's favourite pot is broken, and she is so upset that she runs away to the forest. (Also available at Level 3.).


The Seventh Sun: A Tribal Tale From Odisha, India

by Indian Folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There was a time when there were seven suns in the sky.


Feelings

by Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla & Clare Verbeek African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Explore how we feel about different things and people.


Kigolena And The Leaping Dolphins

by Noriega Igara Library For All (September 14, 2018)

Kigolena's grandfather teaches him an old chant that makes dolphins leap from the water. Grandfather knows many things about the sea! Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: dolphins; family; myths...


The Crocodile That Stole The Sun

by Eileen Fleming Library For All (September 05, 2018)

Do you know how the crocodile got his flat back? It all began when he tried to steal the sun!

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: crocodiles; myths and legends; humour; natural world.


Fantasia of the Unconscious

by David Herbert Lawrence Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

I am not a proper archaeologist nor an anthropologist nor an ethnologist. I am no "scholar" of any sort. But I am very grateful to scholars for their sound work. I have found hints, suggestions for what I say...


Irish Fairy Tales

by James Stephens Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations...


The Art of War

by Niccolo Machiavelli Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Art of War (Dell'arte della guerra), is one of the lesser-read works of Florentine statesman and political philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli.

The format of 'The Art of War' was in socratic dialogue. The purpose,...


Thoughts are Things

by Prentice Mulford Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Prentice Mulford was instrumental in the founding of the popular philosophy, New Thought, along with other notable writers including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Mulford's book, Thoughts are Things served as a guide...


The United States Constitution

by James Madison Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of the United States. It is the foundation and source of the legal authority underlying the existence of the United States of America and the...


Fire Worship

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Excerpt: "It is a great revolution in social and domestic life, and no less so in the life of a secluded student, this almost universal exchange of the open fireplace for the cheerless and ungenial stove."


Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen

by Aleksander Chodzko Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Includes favorite stories which are still told in Eastern Europe.


The Golden Sayings of Epictetus

by Epictetus Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Selections from the writings of the Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus, compiled and translated by Hastings Crossley.


The Articles of Confederation

by Benjamin Franklin Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, commonly referred to as the Articles of Confederation, was the first constitution of the thirteen United States of America. The Second Continental Congress...


Women and Economics

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Women and Economics – A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution is a book written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and published in 1898. It is considered by many to...


Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

by Patrick Henry Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"'Give me Liberty, or give me Death'!" is a famous quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Virginia Convention. It was given March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia,...