Science

How to Tell the Birds from the Flowers

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Robert Williams Wood


How do you tell apart a parrot from a carrot? A plover from a clover? A bay from a jay? Although there are several ways of differentiating, …

The Woodpeckers

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Fannie Hardy Eckstorm


The Woodpeckers is a wonderful introduction to the world of bird study for the young naturalist, covering such topics as how he finds food, …

Criminal Investigation: a Practical Handbook for Magistrates, Police Officers a…

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Hans Gross


Reputedly inspired by the Sherlock Holmes stories, Austrian criminal jurist and examining magistrate Hans Gross wrote the first handbook on …

LibriVox 7th Anniversary Collection

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


To celebrate the 7 years of LibriVox , readers from all around the world have recorded 77 works they have selected, all of which have 7 in …

Insect Adventures

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Jean-Henri Fabre


This book is composed of selections from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos’ Translation of Fabre’s “Souvenirs Entomologiques,” retold for childre…

Apis Mellifica

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C. W. Wolf


Wolf's essay considers the homeopathic medicine Apis Mellifica, or the poison of the honey bee, as a therapeutic agent based on his experien…

The North West Passage -The Gjöa Expedition 1903-1907 (Volume I)

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Roald Amundsen


Roald Amundsen and six hearty seafarers tackle the North West Passage in search of the elusive wandering magnetic North Pole. (Summary by St…

The Hurricane Hunters

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Ivan Ray Tannehill


This 1955 book by an acknowledged authority is an absorbing account of meteorology before the advent of weather satellites. “This is the li…

La vie des abeilles

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Maurice Maeterlinck


Vie de ces insectes stupéfiants, et aussi philosophie, voire mysticisme..., l'Esprit de la Ruche ... - Summary by Christiane Jehanne

The Bee People

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Margaret Warner Morley


"The Honey-bees are buzzy-fuzzy little pepper pots" Thus this wonderful nature writer begins to tell us about bees, their habits, …

Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the…

Read by Gail Timmerman Vaughan


Aimé Bonpland, Alexander von Humboldt and Alexander Von Humboldt


Volume 3, the final volume of the “Personal Narrative”, records the travels of Alexander von Humboldt and the botanist Aimé Bonpland …

Seed-Babies

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Margaret Warner Morley


Seed Babies piques the child's interest about how seeds grow. It provides interesting information about seeds in a conversational style bet…

A Brief History of Forestry

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Bernhard Eduard Fernow


An accessible, comprehensive summary of the science and art of forestry, from its ancient roots to its 20th century techniques (many of whic…

Stories of Starland

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Mary Proctor


Henry asks his sister Mary about the sky. She tells him all about the Sun, the Planets, the Moon, Comets and Meteors, and Stars. Mary tells …

A Text-book of Assaying

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Cornelius Beringer and Cornelius Beringerandjohn Jacob Beringer


This is a formal but relaxed text covering assaying techniques for most of the substances which are mined. As the authors say: "At firs…

A Florida Sketch-Book

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Bradford Torrey


This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida's flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist. (Summary by Bell…

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