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A Young Girl's Diary

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Anonymous


The diary of an upper middle class Austrian girl, this book describes her life between the ages of eleven and fourteen. It's a coming of age…

The Gospel In Brief

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Leo Tolstoy


In this book, Tolstoy seeks to condense the four Gospels of the New Testament, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, into one, by looking along the …

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 1: The Old Pagan Civilizations

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John Lord


The first of 14 volumes, this book discusses ancient civilization looking primarily at religion and philosophy. Summary by KHand

Wild Animals I Have Known

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Ernest Thompson Seton


Wild Animals I Have Known is an 1898 book by naturalist and author Ernest Thompson Seton. The first entry in a new genre of realistic wild-a…

The Pit Prop Syndicate

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Freeman Wills Crofts


Seymour Merriman stops at the side of the road 26 miles outside Bordeaux, an action that will change his life forever. The events that follo…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 2: Jewish Heroes and Prophets

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John Lord


Volume Two of the series, this book focuses on the leaders of the Jewish faith from Abraham to Saint Paul. Summary by KHand

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 3: Ancient Achievements

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John Lord


The third book in the Beacon Lights of History series, Lord discusses achievements such as the formation of laws, the development of the fin…

Studies About Trees

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Jacob Joshua Levison


In this work Levison aims to create a book that allows beginners to be able to understand how to identify trees, as well as to give informat…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 5: The Middle Ages

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John Lord


Volume 5 continues the commentary on world history begun in the first four volumes. This volume looks at some of the main religious figures…

A History of American Christianity

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Leonard Woolsey Bacon


Published in 1897, this book describes the advent of Christianity in the United States from the landing of the first explorers with their mi…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 6: Renaissance and Reformation

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John Lord


Volume 6 blends literature, exploration, science, and the start of Protestantism with discussions of Chaucer, Dante, Luther and others. - Su…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 4: Imperial Antiquity

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John Lord


Volume 4 discusses some of the key leaders of the ancient world, including Julius Caesar, Marcus Aurelius and Constantine, as well as import…

The Training of a Forester

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Gifford Pinchot


Written by a forester, this book looks at the definition of "forest", what the life of a forester entails, discusses the forest se…

Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest

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Edward Tyson Allen


Written by a forester, this book aims to educate people on the importance of maintaining forests and those events which pose a danger to for…

Prison & Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

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Constance Lytton


Constance Lytton worked along Emmeline Pankhurst for the cause of women's suffrage in England. Upset that she was getting preferential trea…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 7: Great Women

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John Lord


Book Seven of the series focuses on the women of history and includes George Eliot, Joan of Arc and Madame Recamier. - Summary by KHand

The School Book of Forestry

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Charles Lathrop Pack


Written by a third-generation timberman, this book discusses what forests are, their primary enemies, and their benefits to others. Additio…

Wayside and Woodland Trees: Pocket guide to the British Sylva

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Edward Step


"The purpose of this volume is not the addition of one more to the numerous treatises upon sylviculture or forestry, but to afford a st…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 9: European Statesmen

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John Lord


Continuing the Beacon Lights of History Series, Mr. Lord discusses important European Statesmen Mirabeau, Edmund Burke, Napoleon, Prince Met…

Beacon Lights of History, Vol 8: Great Rulers

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John Lord


Volume 8 of the Beacon Lights of History focuses on the great rulers of the ages. In this work, Lord discusses Alfred the Great, Queen Eliza…

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