Are you looking for classic literature, poetry, and American history to add to your reading list? Look no further than the Robinson Curriculum Books #76-80. In this blog post, we will provide an overview of each book, discuss their relevance to the Robinson Curriculum, and share interesting facts about each one.
Book #76 - Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan:
Pilgrim's Progress is a classic work of religious English literature written by John Bunyan while he was in jail for preaching without a license. First published in 1678, the book has never been out of print and has been translated into over 200 languages. It tells the story of a man named Christian who journeys from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City, encountering many obstacles along the way.
Pilgrim's Progress is an excellent addition to the Robinson Curriculum, as it provides valuable insights into the Christian faith and teaches lessons about perseverance, faith, and the dangers of sin. We highly recommend it to anyone interested in classic literature or Christian allegories.
Book #77 - Life of Washington (Vol 2 & 3) by Washington Irving:
Washington Irving's Life of Washington is a two-volume biography of George Washington that covers his life from birth to death. The second volume, which covers Washington's presidency and the end of his life, is included in the Robinson Curriculum Books #76-80. Written in the mid-19th century, the biography is still considered one of the best and was the first full-length biography of Washington.
The Life of Washington is an excellent addition to the Robinson Curriculum, as it covers an essential period in American history and provides valuable insights into one of the country's most significant figures. It is also well-written and engaging, making it an enjoyable read for anyone interested in history or biography.
Book #78 - Poems of Kipling by Rudyard Kipling:
Poems of Kipling is a collection of poetry by Rudyard Kipling, who was the youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. He won the prize in 1907 at the age of 41 and is best known for his works "The Jungle Book" and "Kim." The collection includes a broad range of poems that cover various topics and themes.
Poems of Kipling is an excellent addition to the Robinson Curriculum, as it provides insights into the world of poetry and a broad range of poetry that covers various topics and themes. It is also a classic work of literature and highly recommended for anyone interested in classic poetry or literature.
Book #79 - McGuffey's Sixth Reader:
McGuffey's Readers were used in American schools for over a century, with over 120 million copies sold. The sixth reader, which is included in the Robinson Curriculum Books #76-80, includes selections from classic authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Emerson, making it an essential addition to any homeschooling curriculum.
McGuffey's Sixth Reader is an excellent addition to the Robinson Curriculum, as it is a collection of classic literature that provides students with a broad range of reading material. It includes poems, essays, and speeches from famous authors and historical figures, making it a valuable resource for anyone interested in classic literature.
Book #80 - Life of Washington (Vol 3) by Washington Irving:
The third volume of Life of Washington covers the last years of George Washington's life, including his retirement and death. It was written by Washington Irving, who was chosen by Washington's nephew to write the biography, as he had access to personal papers and letters that had not yet been published.
Life of Washington (Vol is an excellent addition to the Robinson Curriculum, as it provides insights into the last years of George Washington's life and his legacy as the first President of the United States. It is well-written and engaging, making it an enjoyable read for anyone interested in history or biography.
Overall, the Robinson Curriculum Books #76-80 provide a comprehensive range of literature, poetry, and American history that are essential for any homeschooling curriculum or anyone interested in expanding their literary knowledge. These books are classics that have stood the test of time and continue to provide valuable insights and lessons for readers of all ages.
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In conclusion, we highly recommend the Robinson Curriculum Books #76-80 for anyone interested in expanding their literary horizons or looking for valuable resources for homeschooling. These books are timeless classics that provide insights into various aspects of literature, poetry, and American history and are sure to inspire and educate readers of all ages.