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Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, by Alice B. Emerson

This book, Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall; or, Solving the Campus Mystery by Alice B. Emerson, is a fictional mystery.

Everything About Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

Below, we give a brief overview of the book and links to where you can read it (some are FREE). We’ve also included our findings online for activities, quizzes, and worksheets related to the book. And don’t forget the links to more encyclopedic information for historical content in the book. All of the work has been done for you, and it’s all here! *Occasionally, we will update the resources for this book; so, check back in, or sign up for the MiniMize Newsletter.

The Pictures from Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

Before we begin, I would like to point out the pictures in this article.

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, book cover (2)

The grey and blue cover and one illustration in this post were taken from the Gutenberg edition of the book, found here.

*This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.  You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org.

The yellow and black cover, title page, and table of contents were taken from the Internet Archive version of the book, found here.

All were presumably made by the publisherNew York: Cupples & Leon.

I’d like to thank Project Gutenberg and the New York Public Library for making this book and its illustrations available online to the public.

To see all of the illustrations for this book, go here.

Any other pictures in this post were produced by Amazon as links to copies available for purchase.

About the Series and Author

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall is the 2nd book in the Ruth Fielding Series, published by Stratemeyer Syndicate.

This series is reported to have influenced the popular Nancy Drew book series.

Also, the name Alice B. Emerson is a pseudonym for a number of ghostwriters.

Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies was written by W. Bert Foster under this pseudonym.

For more great information about the Ruth Fielding series, check out series-books.com.

Subjects Covered in Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

There is one subject covered by Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall; or, Solving the Campus Mystery.

This subject is Literature.

Reading Level of Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

This book is appropriate for young readers and children.

That means it can be read as soon as fluent reading has been established and into adulthood.

The average reader’s age is approximately 7-12 years old, though some readers may be older or younger.

Placement In the MiniMize Book List

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall is book number 29 in the MiniMize Homeschool book list.

This places it in the Elementary School Level.

The book is the 3rd book to be read during Year 2 of school.

Book Content

The adventure follows Ruth Fielding, a schoolgirl attending the school Briarwood Hall.

Readers will find Ruth in a new setting, making decisions about the company she keeps.

And the mystery of the Marble Fountain will keep your student turning the page.

Chapters – Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall contains 25 Chapters. The chapter titles, taken from the Gutenberg book (below), are as follows:

I.             THE EXODUS

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, table of contents (1).

II.            THE MAN WITH THE HARP

III.           APPROACHING THE PROMISED LAND

IV.           THE RIVALRY OF THE UPEDES AND THE FUSSY CURLS

V.            THE DUET

VI.           THE ENTERING WEDGE

VII.         THE UPEDES

VIII.        THE MARBLE HARP

IX.           THE GHOSTLY TRIBUNAL

X.            SOMETHING MORE THAN GHOSTS

XI.           THE VOICE OF THE HARP

XII.          THE MYSTERY DEEPENS

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XIII.        BEGINNINGS

XIV.        THE SWEETBRIARS

XV.         THE NIGHT OF HARPOCRATES

XVI.        THE HAWK AMONG THE CHICKENS

XVII.       GOODY TWO-STICKS

XVIII.     THE MYSTERY AGAIN

XIX.        THE TRIUMVIRATE

XX.         AT TRITON LAKE

XXI.        ON THE ICE

XXII.       THE HARPIST ONCE MORE

XXIII.      THE SECRET

XXIV.     WHO IS THE “TATTLE-TALE?”

XXV.       GETTING ON

Activities for Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall

There are no known existing activities related to this book.

We tried searching Google for “Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall Book Test.”

Then, we tried test, quiz, activities, for homeschool, reading guide, study guide, and other combinations of words.

Unfortunately, we only found book lists and links to eBooks.

A MiniMize Worksheet

There is a worksheet currently being made, though.

The MiniMize Life is creating a fill in the blank worksheet for Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, by Alice B. Emerson.

This worksheet will contain 3 pages with 25 days of activities and a total of 25 questions in all. There will be one question for each chapter.

An Answer Key will also be attached at the end of the worksheet.

How the Worksheet Works

This worksheet will guide a student through reading the book and prompt them to complete a simple activity.

The student will begin each day by reading the day’s first question and the corresponding chapter.

Next, they will find the sentence in the chapter and fill in the missing words.

Student Instructions

Instructions on the MiniMize Worksheet for Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, by Alice B. Emerson, state the following.

Number 1, below, is a sentence from Chapter 1, number 2 from Chapter 2, etc. Read the entire chapter, then find the sentence, below, in the Chapter. In the blanks, write the missing words.

Where Can I Get the MiniMize Worksheet?

The MiniMize Worksheet described above is currently in production.

The Worksheet has been developed and is awaiting editing and copyright processes.

When these have been completed, The MiniMize Life will release the worksheet and make it available here.

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Read Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, by Alice B. Emerson

If you just can’t wait to read Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall, The MiniMize Life has found it in multiple formats for you!

Below, you will find links to e-books, audiobooks, and other formats for free and for purchase.

Free E-Books

We all LOVE free stuff!

Below, are the MiniMize recommended e-books for Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall; or, Solving the Campus Mystery, by Alice B. Emerson. While free isn’t always better, we want to make sure that you can homeschool no matter what your financial situation might be.

Each section explains a little about the version and gives you a link to the FREE BOOK.

Gutenberg

You must know, Gutenberg.org is all about free, open-source, and public domain.

This version of Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall works perfectly for many eReaders and devices.

The FREE e-book from gutenberg.org can be found here.

A word of caution: the audio readings offered by Gutenberg sound a bit robotic. This is by design and allows anyone to use the data no matter which operating system they use.

*This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.  You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org.

Internet Archive

The most beautiful collection of e-Books, Internet Archive, specializes in scanned versions of actual books.

Watch for missing pages in the old books, though. While we try to avoid linking to them, sometimes it’s unavoidable.

You can read a FREE scanned copy of Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall at Internet Archive, here.

Google Books

If you like to keep your books in a Google Play account, then Google Books is for you.

You can find the FREE e-book on Google Books, here.

Audio Books

Want an audio version of the book?

They’re especially helpful on long car rides!

Check out the following sources.

LibriVox

If you prefer to listen to books, LibriVox offers a FREE version of Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall.

Be aware, however, that LibriVox relies on volunteers to record their audiobooks.

The recordings are not usually narrated by professionals, and many books have more than one narrator.

They are real voices, though; so that’s a plus!

You can listen, here.

YouTube

Go to YouTube to find another great FREE resource for Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall.

This is not an actual “video,” and only shows a still depiction of the book.

It is, however, a useful way to hear the audio of the LibriVox recording, above.

The FREE audio/video version from LibriVox Audiobooks is available, down there.

Bound Books 

Sometimes, you just want to touch and smell a real book, right?

That’s what Amazon’s for!

If printing and binding the book yourself from one of the choices above doesn’t sound appealing, here’s the alternative.

If you prefer to buy Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall already bound and printed, you can purchase a copy on Amazon, here.

Kindle Book

We like to be lazy and Kindle lets us be all that and more!

Point, click, buy, and read. That’s the process.

If you’re lazy like us, get the Kindle book, here.

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall; or, Solving the Campus Mystery, by Alice B. Emerson

That’s everything so far.

Remember, though, we will be updating this information from time to time.

Come back and see what we’re up to!

Is there anything you think might be helpful to anyone or their homeschool in relation to Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall? Let us know in the comments below!

Looking for another Ruth Fielding book? Try Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies.