FREEBIES For Kids!! Four Brand New FREE YA Titles – Picture Book Edition: Roy Merton’s FOR KIDS WHO LOVE CARS, John H. Haaren’s FAMOUS MEN OF GREECE, Rita Hestand’s MAEBELLE’S HAT and Rachel Lane’s ANIMAL ALPHABET

With hundreds of new books turning up free each day now in the Kindle Store, it can be tough to hone in on books that you will actually want to read. And most of the new free books will be free for just a day or two at a time, so we are working hard to make sure that you do not miss the ones you want!

Here are a few books that have just gone free by authors who have already proven to be  favorites with Kindle Nation readers. Please grab them now if they looks interesting to you, because they probably won’t stay free for long!

Important Note: This post is dated Thursday, May 31, 2012, and the titles mentioned here may remain free only until midnight PST tonight.

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5.0 stars – 2 Reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
Here’s the set-up:
Chapter 1 – A Big Racer Called Mr Silver
Chapter 2 The Red Car – An MG Sports Called Ms Sally
Chapter 3 A Funny Orange Truck
Chapter 4 Fancy Pants Orange Racer and Pacer
Chapter 5 Mr Red
Chapter 6 A Black Sleek Car
Chapter 7 Here’s Two Cars They look like they’re Playing !
Chapter 8 – HUMMERS –
Chapter 9 A Racer, Old Ford and Newbie ??
Chapter 10 A Very L-O-W CAR
Chapter 11 A Curvey Place To Drive –
Chapter 12 Green and Shiney Smooth Car
Chapter 13 Race Track Cars
Chapter 14 – Crossroads – Which Road To Take?
Chapter 15 Here’s a Car Like Your Great Granddad May Have Driven
Chapter 16 A Red Car Picture
Chapter 17 Stars, Blobs and Cars
Chapter 18 Car Slices
Chapter 19 – Beautiful Wheels
Chapter 20 Two Very Flash Cars
Chapter 21 Still More Super Cars To Look At
Chapter 22 Family Time
Chapter 23 Grey and Icey – brrrr
Chapter 24 Cars Showing Dashboards and Dash
Chapter 25 – Red Car Out for A Chilly Morning Run
Chapter 26 – Cars That Go or Did Go Once

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3.9 stars – 12 Reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
Here’s the set-up:
Attractive biographical sketches of thirty-five of the most prominent characters in the history of ancient Greece, from legendary times to its fall in 146 B.C. Each story is told in a clear, simple manner, and is well calculated to awaken and stimulate the youthful imagination.
The study of history, like the study of a landscape, should begin with the most conspicuous features. Not until these have been fixed in memory will the lesser features fall into their appropriate places and assume their right proportions.
The famous men of ancient and modern times are the mountain peaks of history. It is logical then that the study of history should begin with the biographies of these men.
Not only is it logical ; it is also pedagogical. Experience has proven that in order to attract and hold the child’s attention each conspicuous feature of history presented to him should have an individual for its center. The child identifies himself with the personage presented. It is not Bomulus or Hercules or Caesar or Alexander that the child has in mind when he reads, but himself, acting under similar conditions.
Prominent educators, appreciating these truths, have long recognized the value of biography as a preparation for the study of history and have given it an important place in their scheme of studies.
The former practice in many elementary schools of beginning the detailed study of American history without any previous knowledge of general history limited the pupil’s range of vision, restricted his sympathies, and left him without material for comparisons. Moreover, it denied to him a knowledge of his inheritance from the Greek philosopher, the Roman lawgiver, the Teutonic lover of freedom. Hence the recommendation so strongly urged in the report of the Committee of Ten — and emphasized^ also, in the report of the Committee of Fifteen — that the study of Greek, Roman and modern European history in the form of biography should precede the study of detailed American history in our elementary schools. The Committee of Ten recommends an eight years’ course in history, beginning with the fifth year in school and continuing to the end of the high school course The first two years of this course are given wholly to the study of biography and mythology. The Committee of Fifteen recommends that history be taught in all the grades of the elementary school and emphasizes the value of biography and of general history.

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Maebelle’s hat (2)

by Rita Hestand

3.8 stars – 4 Reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
Here’s the set-up:
Mother Hen wants all the farm animals in the barn because Nado is coming.
But little Willy, the hard of hearing duck doesn’t know what a Nado is.
Everyone is finally in the barn except for Maebelle, so Willy set out to find
her.Maebelle is so happy about her Easter Hat that she pays little attention to
Willy, until her hat blows away.

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5.0 stars – 1 Reviews
Text-to-Speech and Lending: Enabled
Here’s the set-up:

Children love animals!

What better way to teach your kids the ABC’s than with animals that start with each letter of the alphabet. This ABC book will become one of your child’s favorite books and is a great tool to teach young children the alphabet.

The capital and lower case letters are at the top of each page. The animal and the name of the animal is also included. Young children will have a blast learning the names of each animal and the corresponding letter that goes with it.

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