Science

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…

The Chemistry of Cookery

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W. Mattieu Williams


This book, written in the late 1800s, is a book of chemistry that explains the whys and hows of cooking to trained chefs and laymen alike. T…

The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 7: Anthropology & Medicine

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler


Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The seventh volume is on Anthropology written by the editor himself and on Medi…

Little Wanderers

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Margaret Warner Morley


This book discusses a great variety of plants and their seeds in a simple, yet interesting way that children will enjoy. As the books says, …

“The Flu”: A Brief History of Influenza in U. S. America, Europe, Hawaii

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A. Mouritz


PREFACE This Booklet has been written and compiled for the use of any student or layman who seeks concise and clear information on the histo…

An Elementary Study of Insects

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Leonard Haseman


An overview of notable insect groups intended for the young reader. Focus is on economically important insects. (Summary by Jeffery Smith)

Hereditary Genius

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Sir Francis Galton


A biographical summary of the pre-eminent men of Britain grouped by profession. The extensive survey draws from information including colleg…

Little Busybodies: The Life of Crickets, Ants, Bees, and Others

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Jeannette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody


These short stories about crickets, ants, bees, beetles and other little busybodies are intended by the two authors to show their children t…

The Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 2

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Pliny the Elder and John S. White


The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of …

The ABC of Relativity

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Bertrand Russell


The ABC of Relativity clearly and engagingly explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity to the layperson. It is considered to be a significant…

The Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 3

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Pliny the Elder


The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of …

Stories of the Cave People

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Mary Marcy


"In this little book I have sought, in a series of stories or sketches, to present only the first steps in human progress. Man has rise…

Marvels of Modern Science

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Paul Severing


The purpose of this little book is to give a general idea of a few of the great achievements of our time. For instance, the flying machine i…

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