The Life of the Spider

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Jean-Henri Fabre

Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre was a French entomologist and author. He was born in St. Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an auto…

Through Glacier Park, Seeing America First with Howard Eaton

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Mary Roberts Rinehart

This is about a three-hundred mile trip across the Rocky Mountains on horseback with Howard Eaton. It is about fishing, and cool nights arou…

Captain Cook

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Walter Besant

James Cook (1728-1779), British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy was the son of a farm laborer. Apprenticed …

Canoeing in the Wilderness

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Henry David Thoreau

A highly descriptive and engaging narrative from one of America's beloved nature writers, this short piece shows well Thoreau's great love o…

In Harmony with Nature

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Matthew Arnold

LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of In Harmony with Nature. by Matthew Arnold. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 8, 201…

The Land of Little Rain

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Mary Hunter Austin

The Land of Little Rain is a book of sketches which portray the high desert country of southern California, where the Sierras descend into t…

The Tale of Freddie Firefly

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Arthur Scott Bailey

He was able to draw a deep breath again as they reached the field of red clover, where Peppery Polly Bumblebee settled quickly upon a clover…

The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collecting

Read by Roger Melin

D. B. Casteel

The value of the honey bee in cross pollinating the flowers of fruit trees makes it desirable that exact information be available concerning…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004

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A collection of eleven short nonfiction works in the public domain. The items included in this collection were independently selected by the…

A Prairie Sunset

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Walt Whitman

LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Prairie Sunset by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 28, 2011.Walt…

The Arabian Art of Taming and Training Wild and Vicious Horses

Read by John W. Michaels

P. R. Kincaid and P. R. Kincaidandjohn J. Stutzman

Back in the day before automobiles, a good horse trainer and veterinarian was the equivalent of “Mr Goodwrench”. A badly behaving or unhealt…

John Stuart Mill; His Life and Works

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This biography is actually a series of essays by prominent personalities of the time that shed light on John Stuart Mill's life and areas of…

Coffee Break Collection 003 - Nature

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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Th…

Winter (Shakespeare)

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William Shakespeare

LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Winter by William Shakespeare. This poem is from "Love's Labour's Lost". This was t…

Nature's Miracles Volume 1: World Building and Life

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Elisha Gray

Elisha Gray (August 2, 1835 – January 21, 1901) was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Compan…

The Natural History of Selborne

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Gilbert White

The Reverend Gilbert White was the curate of the village of Selborne, a village in Hampshire, from 1784 to his death in 1793, living most of…

Agriculture for Beginners

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Charles William Burkett

A textbook used by many public schools in the early 20th century. The authors believe that "agriculture is eminently a teachable subjec…

Mighty Animals

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Jennie Irene Mix

A book about dinosaurs written for children. In short, easy to read chapters designed to keep the interest of juvenile readers. (Summary by …

Anleitung zur Zimmer-Gärtnerei

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Max Jubisch

In seiner 1880 erschienenen Anleitung zur Zimmer-Gärtnerei gibt Max Alfred Jubisch leicht verständliche Ratschläge zur richti…

The Adventures of Maya the Bee

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Waldemar Bonsels

The Adventures of Maya the Bee is an exciting tale for children of all ages. Themes of growth and development of courage and wisdom are foun…

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