If you didn’t read a whole lot of classics growing up, chances are you’re feeling a little worried about how to read them with your own children. If so, then this episode of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast is for you.

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  • keeping your wits about you at the library
  • studying history chronologically
  • read response journaling

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Episode 47
Farmer Boy (Little House)

Farmer Boy (Little House)

FROM SARAH

The story of the boy who will grow up to marry Laura, Farmer Boy tells the tale of Almanzo and his family, who live on a farm in New York. Based on a true story, of course! (You can read this Little House on the Prairie book out of order- it's a great introduction to the rest of the series, especially for boys.)

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This is Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of how her husband, Almanzo, grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

$8.99

The classic tale by Mark Twain -- Tom is clever and crafty, whether he’s getting pals to complete his punishment, or getting “engaged” to girls. But when he and Huckleberry film visit the graveyard one night, they witness a murder.

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Little House On The Prairie

Little House On The Prairie

$14.99

The second in the true series based on the life of Laura and her family. Jones brings pure magic to the voices of the Ingallses. Not available on Audible, but worth the investment -- your family will listen to these again and again.

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The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition

$35.00

**Description from Amazon: When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the ...

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Hans Christian Andersen’s Complete Fairy Tales (Leather-bound Classics)

Hans Christian Andersen’s Complete Fairy Tales (Leather-bound Classics)

$24.99

**Description from Amazon: All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including “The Ugly Duckling,” “Thumbelina,” “The Red Shoes,” “The Princess on the Pea,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” fill the pages of this beautiful leather-bound collector’s edition. Also included is “The Tallow Ca...

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Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows

**Description from Amazon: For fans of Old Yeller and Shiloh, Where the Red Fern Grows is a beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man’s best friend.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

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Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency.

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Compact Classics Volume II
The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)

The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)

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The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.

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Kerplunk!: Stories

Kerplunk!: Stories

$15.00

**Description from Amazon: Patrick F. McManus's gently comic stories about outdoor life have earned him millions of fans worldwide. With Kerplunk!, McManus delivers a collection of folksy, wonderfully wise depictions of country life worthy of Mark Twain.In these tall tales, McManus and his buddies learn how not to net a fish,...

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The Prince and the Pauper (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Prince and the Pauper (Dover Thrift Editions)

$4.00
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**Description from Amazon: This treasured historical satire, played out in two very different socioeconomic worlds of 16th-century England, centers around the lives of two boys born in London on the same day: Edward, Prince of Wales, and Tom Canty, a street beggar. During a chance encounter, the two realize they are identical...

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Patty Reed’s Doll: The Story of the Donner Party

Patty Reed’s Doll: The Story of the Donner Party

$9.95

**Description from Amazon: In the winter of 1846, the Donner Party was stranded by heavy snows in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The pioneers endured bitter hardships and many of them died. But some survived, including eight-year-old Patty Reed, a girl filled with dignity and determination in the face of mortal danger. This is ...

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A Tale of Two Cities (Dover Thrift Editions)

A Tale of Two Cities (Dover Thrift Editions)

$5.00

**Description from Amazon: It was the time of the French Revolution — a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by a lust for vengeance, and rarely was a distinction made between the innocent and the guilty. Against this tumultuous historical backdrop, Dickens' great story of unsurpassed ...

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