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Junior Classics Series

The purpose of The Junior Classics is to provide, in ten volumes containing about five thousand pages, a classified collection of tales, stories, and poems, both ancient and modern, suitable for boys and girls of from six to sixteen years of age. Thoughtful parents and teachers, who realize the evils of indiscriminate reading on the part of children, will appreciate the educational value of such a collection. A child's taste in reading is formed, as a rule, in the first ten or twelve years of its life, and experience has shown that the childish mind will prefer good literature to any other, if access to it is made easy, and will develop far better on literature of proved merit than on trivial or transitory material.

1 - The Junior Classics, vol 1 - Fairy and Wonder Tales
4 - The Junior Classics, vol 4 - Heroes and Heroines of Chivalry
5 - The Junior Classics, vol 5 - Stories That Never Grow Old
6 - The Junior Classics, vol 6 - Old-Fashioned Tales
7 - The Junior Classics, vol 7 - Stories of Courage and Heroism
8 - The Junior Classics, vol 8 - Animal and Nature Stories

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Author of the Day

L.L. Collins
When L.L. Collins isn't wrangling 25 preteens during her day job as a teacher, she writes heartfelt, emotionally charged romance novels. Books in which the heroes are not always alpha males and the heroines everything but perfect. In her book, Snared, Collins also addresses tough subjects such as mental health and foster care. As our author of the day Collins reveals why she chose to write about a shy rock star, her own experience with foster care and talks about her journey as an author.
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