Frank G. Carpenter

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Asia


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Through travelogues, lifestyle descriptions and cultural notes the reader will visit China, Japan, India, Korea, parts of the Holy Land and …

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Australia and the Islands


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The purpose of this book is to give the children who read it a living knowledge of Australia and the chief islands of the world, and especia…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Europe


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The book tries to give its young readers a living knowledge of Europe. The author conducts tours through various parts of Europe giving a gl…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Africa


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Fascinating book for all ages telling of travels through Africa over 100 years ago. Covering the continent by steamer and train and other mo…

The Carpenter's World Travels: Holy Land and Syria


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Join a journey through the Holy Land and Syria as it existed in the early 20th century. Visiting and learning of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Pales…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: South America


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In this book the children are taken by the author upon a personally conducted tour through the most characteristic parts of the South Americ…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: North America


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The purpose of this book is to give to its readers a living knowledge of some of the wonders of the country and continent in which they live…

Travel Collection: Short Non-fiction


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A collection of short, non-fiction travel memoirs or guides written in, or translated into, English. Material covered might be a museum, a v…

Carpenter's World Travels: Alaska Our Northern Wonderland


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Early twentieth century travel book about Alaska with stories of major cities, Indian tribes, customs and geography of what would become ou…

Carpenter's World Travels: Australia, New Zealand and Some Other Islands of the…


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Travel stories of the land "Down Under" from 100 years ago. Native life and scenery and commerce of islands such as Tonga and Fiji…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 065


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. A review of William Carlos Williams' "Kora in Hell" by Robert McAlmon is one …

From Bangkok to Bombay (Siam, French Indo-China, Burma and Hindustan)


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Another entry in Carpenter's geographical reader series with information on the peoples, cultures, and everyday life of this Asian area. - …

Around the World with the Children


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An introduction to world geography for young and old alike. Topics such as China, Japan, the American Indian, Europe and the oceans on a beg…

Carpenter's World Travels: France to Scandinavia


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A travelogue through the countries of France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden for young and old alike. Interesting big cities a…

Carpenter's World Travels: From Tangier to Tripoli


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Author's account of travels through Algeria, Tunisia, Tripoli and the Sahara Desert with stories about the people, climate, industry and cul…

Canada and Newfoundland


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Another entry in Carpenter's series of World Travels focusing on Canada and Newfoundland. (Summary by Betty B)

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 085


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"A regard for decency, even at the cost of success, is but the regard for one's own dignity" was novelist Joseph Conrad's take on …

A to Zed Collection Vol. 002


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This is a collection of 26 selections, both fiction and nonfiction, in which each topic begins with a different letter of the alphabet.

The Alps, the Danube and the Near East


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Journeying through many countries including Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Switzerland and Greece, the author gives an in-depth account of many …

First Chapter Collection 008


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The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. In this, th…

First Chapter Collection 009


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The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we off…