By Pike and Dyke, Free Audio


Hey, Henty fans!

Librivox volunteer David Leeson,  has just finished an unabridged recording By Pike and Dyke.  To download this free audio book, visit:

Summary by D. Leeson

It is the 1570’s, and the people of the Netherlands live in terror under the cruel dominion of Spain. Though many long to be free of Spanish tyranny, efforts at rebellion are failing, and allies are nowhere to be found. Edward “Ned” Martin, son of an English captain and a Dutch lady, is thrust into the conflict when he resolves to help his mother’s people and avenge his murdered relatives. Entering the service of the revolutionary leader William the Silent, Prince of Orange, Ned is called upon to carry out dangerous secret missions deep within occupied territory. Through hairbreadth escapes, fierce sea fights, terrifying sieges, and daring rescues, Ned becomes a witness to the inspiring and heartbreaking events of the rise of the Dutch republic.



Free Henty Audio Book



Here’s this week’s line up from Homeschool Freebie of the Day:

Monday, April 27 – “One of the 28th” by G. A. Henty (MP3 audio)

A great dramatization of master story-teller G. A. Henty’s classic book

of pirates and the War of 1812, “One of the 28th”. Follow the adventures

of young Ralph Conway as he becomes the captive of “King of the Sea”

Captain Kelly, aboard the deadly pirate ship “Belle Marie”. Great historical action and adventure!

Tuesday, April 28 – Home Management Nuts & Bolts: Schedules and Budgets (video)

An excellent 50 minute audio-visual presentation on managing your schedule

and household finances presented by Marc Carrier of

Wednesday, April 29 – “FIMMology 101” Sampler (PDF ebook)

FIMM (Foot in Mouth Man) is’s Mascot and resident

MIS-communicator, who sticks his foot in his mouth so often he has Athlete’s Tongue!

Your kids can laugh AND learn from his mistakes in this creative and fun communication

studies sampler.

Thursday, April 30 – Helping Your Child Become a Reader (PDF ebook)

This booklet offers pointers on how to build the language skills

of young children, and includes a list of typical language

accomplishments for different age groups, suggestions for books,

and resources for children with reading problems or learning disabilities.

Friday, May 1st – Creatively Simple – How to Make Homemade Yogurt (PDF ebook)

In this newest in the series of Creatively Simple ebooks by Penny Raine

you’ll learn how to make your own homemade yogurt, one of the healthiest

and simplest treats you can make for your family. Don’t be intimidated –

Penny makes this really very easy, and homemade yogurt is the best

kind there is. Eat healthier and check it out!

You can get each of these resources on their respective days at: