The Ontario Readers: Third Book


The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary works, both stories and poems, geared to grade-school age children. (Summary by aradlaw)

Genre(s): Short works

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 00 Acknowledgements Unknown Etext David Lawrence
Play 01 To-day Thomas Carlyle Etext Sibella Denton
00:00:45 en
Play 02 Fortune and the Beggar Ivan Krylov Etext Sibella Denton
00:02:42 en
Play 03 The Lark and the Rook Unknown Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:55 en
Play 04 The Pickwick Club on Ice Charles Dickens Etext Sibella Denton
00:06:02 en
Play 05 Tubal Cain Charles Mackay Etext Sibella Denton
00:02:33 en
Play 06 Professor Frog's Lecture M. A. L. Lane Etext Sibella Denton
00:12:44 en
Play 07 A Song for April Sir Charles G. D. Roberts Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:05 en
Play 08 How the Crickets Brought Good Fortune P. J. Stahl Etext Sibella Denton
00:05:10 en
Play 09 The Battle of Blenheim Robert Southey Etext Sibella Denton
00:02:21 en
Play 10 The Ride for Life Ralph Connor Etext Sibella Denton
00:05:45 en
Play 11 Iagoo, the Boaster Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Etext Clara Snyder
00:01:42 en
Play 12 The Story of a Fire Jacob A. Riis Etext Ancilla
00:03:03 en
Play 13 The Quest Eudora S. Bumstead Etext Clara Snyder
00:01:37 en
Play 14 The Jackal and the Partridge Flora Annie Steel Etext Linda Ferguson
00:06:23 en
Play 15 Hide and Seek Henry van Dyke Etext Clara Snyder
00:01:48 en
Play 16 The Burning of the "Goliath" Dean Stanley Etext Laura Caldwell
00:04:11 en
Play 17 Hearts of Oak David Garrick Etext TriciaG
00:01:13 en
Play 18 A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea Allan Cunningham Etext TriciaG
00:01:17 en
Play 19 The Talents King James Version (KJV) Etext Marian Martin
00:02:56 en
Play 20 A Farewell Charles Kingsley Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:14 en
Play 21 An Apple Orchard in the Spring William Martin Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:51 en
Play 22 The Bluejay Mark Twain Etext Esther
00:05:17 en
Play 23 A Canadian Camping Song Sir James David Edgar Etext Kalynda
00:01:33 en
Play 24 The Argonauts John Waugh Etext TriciaG
00:06:00 en
Play 25 The Minstrel-Boy Thomas Moore Etext Kalynda
00:01:21 en
Play 26 Mary Elizabeth Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Etext ppezz
00:17:09 en
Play 27 The Frost Hannah Flagg Gould Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:02:30 en
Play 28 Corn-fields Mary Howitt Etext Linda Ferguson
00:02:08 en
Play 29 South-West Wind, Esq. John Ruskin Etext Linda Ferguson
00:11:11 en
Play 30 The Meeting of the Waters Thomas Moore Etext meenaiyer
00:01:32 en
Play 31 Love King James Version (KJV) Etext Neeru Iyer
00:02:03 en
Play 32 The Robin's Song Unknown Etext Neeru Iyer
00:01:25 en
Play 33 Work or Play Mark Twain Etext John Greenman
00:07:28 en
Play 34 Burial of Sir John Moore Charles Wolfe Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:02:27 en
Play 35 The Whistle Benjamin Franklin Etext TriciaG
00:02:15 en
Play 36 A Canadian Boat Song Thomas Moore Etext TriciaG
00:01:15 en
Play 37 The Little Hero of Haarlem Sharpe's London Magazine Etext TriciaG
00:05:42 en
Play 38 Father William Lewis Carroll Etext Clara Snyder
00:02:41 en
Play 39 David and Goliath King James Version (KJV) Etext Symmie
00:07:14 en
Play 40 Charge of the Light Brigade Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext TriciaG
00:02:04 en
Play 41 Maggie Tulliver George Eliot Etext Lucy Perry
00:08:17 en
Play 42 The Corn Song John Greenleaf Whittier Etext Linda Ferguson
00:01:48 en
Play 43 Sports in Norman England William Fitzstephen Etext Timothy Ferguson
00:05:41 en
Play 44 A Song of Canada Robert Reid Etext TriciaG
00:03:37 en
Play 45 A Mad Tea Party Lewis Carroll Etext Symmie
00:08:09 en
Play 46 The Slave's Dream Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Etext Kalynda
00:02:58 en
Play 47 The Chase Charles Dudley Warner Etext ppezz
00:10:51 en
Play 48 The Inchcape Rock Robert Southey Etext meenaiyer
00:03:46 en
Play 49 A Rough Ride Richard Doddridge Blackmore Etext TriciaG
00:09:05 en
Play 50 The Arab and His Steed Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:05:23 en
Play 51 The Poet's Song Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:14 en
Play 52 Adventure with a Whale Frank Thomas Bullen Etext Sibella Denton
00:06:02 en
Play 53 The Maple H. F. Darnell Etext Sibella Denton
00:02:11 en
Play 54 Damon and Pythias Charlotte Mary Yonge Etext Sibella Denton
00:03:05 en
Play 55 The Wreck of the Orpheus Unknown Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:40 en
Play 56 The Tide River Charles Kingsley Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:39 en
Play 57 Wisdom the Supreme Prize King James Version (KJV) Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:15 en
Play 58 The Orchard Jean McKishnie Blewett Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:05 en
Play 59 Inspired by the Snow Samuel T. Wood Etext Sibella Denton
00:03:50 en
Play 60 The Squirrel William Cowper Etext Sibella Denton
00:00:49 en
Play 61 Soldier, Rest Sir Walter Scott Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:20 en
Play 62 Fishing Thomas Hughes Etext Sibella Denton
00:06:26 en
Play 63 The Fountain James Russell Lowell Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:05 en
Play 64 Break, Break, Break Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:13 en
Play 65 The Bed of Procrustes Charles Kingsley Etext Sibella Denton
00:06:56 en
Play 66 "Bob White" George Cooper Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:30 en
Play 67 Radisson and the Indians Beckles Willson Etext Sibella Denton
00:03:36 en
Play 68 The Brook Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext Sibella Denton
00:02:20 en
Play 69 "Do Seek Their Meat From God" Sir Charles G. D. Roberts Etext Sibella Denton
00:08:10 en
Play 70 A Song of the Sea Barry Cornwall Etext Sibella Denton
00:01:55 en
Play 71 Little Daffydownilly Nathaniel Hawthorne Etext Neeru Iyer
00:13:32 en
Play 72 The Sandpiper Celia Thaxter Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:02:22 en
Play 73 From "The Sermon on the Mount" King James Version (KJV) Etext Symmie
00:02:27 en
Play 74 The Legend of Saint Christopher Helen Hunt Jackson Etext Marian Martin
00:03:35 en
Play 75 William Tell and His Son (from Chambers' 'Tracts') Robert Chambers Etext TriciaG
00:04:43 en
Play 76 A Midsummer Song Richard Watson Gilder Etext Carol Stripling
00:02:08 en
Play 77 The Relief of Lucknow Unknown Etext David Lawrence
00:05:15 en
Play 78 The Song in Camp Bayard Taylor Etext Carol Stripling
00:02:28 en
Play 79 Afterglow William Wilfred Campbell Etext meenaiyer
00:01:24 en
Play 80 King Richard and Salidin Sir Walter Scott Etext Neeru Iyer
00:07:23 en
Play 81 England's Dead Felicia Dorothea Hemans Etext Kalynda
00:02:54 en
Play 82 Hohenlinden Thomas Campbell Etext Craig Campbell
00:02:07 en
Play 83 The Dream of the Oak Tree (translator unknown) Hans Christian Andersen Etext Neeru Iyer
00:06:06 en
Play 84 A Prayer Robert Louis Stevenson Etext Neeru Iyer
00:01:05 en
Play 85 The Death of the Flowers William Cullen Bryant Etext meenaiyer
00:02:40 en
Play 86 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer Thomas Moore Etext Lucy Perry
00:01:00 en
Play 87 A Roman's Honour Charlotte Mary Yonge Etext Lucy Perry
00:04:02 en
Play 88 The Fighting Téméraire Sir Henry Newbolt Etext Lucy Perry
00:01:42 en
Play 89 Don Quixote's Fight with the Windmills (translator unknown) Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Etext Marian Martin
00:06:41 en
Play 90 The Romance of the Swan's Nest Elizabeth Barrett Browning Etext Neeru Iyer
00:05:09 en
Play 91 Moonlight Sonata Unknown Etext Marian Martin
00:06:28 en
Play 92 The Red-Winged Blackbird Ethelwyn Wetherald Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:56 en
Play 93 To the Cuckoo John Logan Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:59 en
Play 94 The Story of a Stone Unknown Etext David Lawrence
00:05:56 en
Play 95 The Snow-Storm John Greenleaf Whittier Etext Lucy Perry
00:03:27 en
Play 96 The Heroine of Vercheres Francis Parkman, Jr. Etext Neeru Iyer
00:06:50 en
Play 97 Jacques Cartier Thomas D'Arcy McGee Etext Kalynda
00:03:22 en
Play 98 Ants and Their Slaves Jules Michelet Etext Symmie
00:06:15 en
Play 99 Lead, Kindly Light John Henry Newman Etext Carol Stripling
00:01:35 en
Play 100 The Jolly Sandboys Charles Dickens Etext Linda Ferguson
00:09:12 en
Play 101 The Gladness of Nature William Cullen Bryant Etext Carol Stripling
00:01:42 en
Play 102 Old English Life William Francis Collier Etext Clara Snyder
00:07:33 en
Play 103 Puck's Song Rudyard Kipling Etext Neeru Iyer
00:02:06 en
Play 104 The Battle of Queenston Heights Unknown Etext Antoine Kaufmann
00:07:16 en
Play 105 The Bugle Song Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext Carol Stripling
00:01:43 en
Play 106 Charity King James Version (KJV) Etext Neeru Iyer
00:02:23 en
Play 107 A Christmas Carol James Russell Lowell Etext Sean McGaughey
Rose 264
00:02:11 en
Play 108 The Barren Lands Edward Bolland Osborn Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:07:29 en
Play 109 A Spring Morning William Wordsworth Etext Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:01:51 en
Play 110 Crossing the Bar Alfred, Lord Tennyson Etext Neeru Iyer
00:01:33 en