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Hello,
I am looking for some sites where I could download in plain text some old books for children of around 15 yrs. of age. For example Famous Five, Secret Seven, The three investigators, Sherlock Holmes, Alfred hitchcock and stuff like that... Any links?
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Sherlock Holmes is on Project Gutenberg site...
 
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Audio and apparently no problem in downloading and distributing them.
 
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hmm, Hitchcock and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for children?
But then children here and in Germany are given the Grimm fairy tales which are horrorstories as well.
Torture, abduction, canibalism...
 
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Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:
hmm, Hitchcock and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for children?
But then children here and in Germany are given the Grimm fairy tales which are horrorstories as well.
Torture, abduction, canibalism...


You mean it's too early for children to read Hitchcock and Doyle?
Well, I used to read them when in secondary/high school(15-18 yrs. age). And my school library had a not-so-bad collection. Of course, I was also reading a lot of comics....
Anyways it's been a loooong time since I read a novel. Good old days...
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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
Sherlock Holmes is on Project Gutenberg site...


Thanx for the link.
I also found this one to be interesting. Still working on collecting links so that I can pass them on to my brother who does not have an access to libary BUT has an internet connection at home
 
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My daughter started reading Sherlock Holmes in the third grade.
 
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
My daughter started reading Sherlock Holmes in the third grade.


21st century children ..
I used to go to sleep at 7:30-8:00 pm .. and now my niece and nephew dont sleep before 10:00 pm :roll:
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Originally posted by shankar vembu:

You mean it's too early for children to read Hitchcock and Doyle?
Well, I used to read them when in secondary/high school(15-18 yrs. age). And my school library had a not-so-bad collection. Of course, I was also reading a lot of comics....
Anyways it's been a loooong time since I read a novel. Good old days...
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Surprised yes.
When I was that age we were expected to read children's stories. I was considered an oddity for reading Kirst and Tolkien.
 
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I was reading Shadow and 'Evil spirit' related books(written in my mother tongue) when I was 9.
It depends you know, what ever the books the kid likes; they should be provided those ( Science fiction/outerspace/science etc).
 
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shankar, check out this Enid Blyton site.
 
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