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A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Thei…

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This book, a reprint of a successful English publication, has been so enlarged as to be to all intents and purposes new. It has been careful…

Home Geography for Primary Grades

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C. C. Long

Lessons and exercises for young children, exploring map and compass, mountains and rivers, trees and flowers, wind and rain, and more. (Summ…

Within the Deep

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R. Cadwallader Smith

Presented in the form of lessons, R. Cadwallader Smith vividly portrays life in the ocean. Learn about the common and not so common that swi…

The American Egypt

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Channing Arnold

Arnold and Frost were English archaeologists who traveled to the Yucatan Peninsula and wrote "the first book ever written by Englishmen…

Science in Short Chapters

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W. Mattieu Williams

This is a collection of articles written by W. Mattieu Williams on different subjects, that in his opinion "are likely to be interestin…

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 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…

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…

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…

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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 …


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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…

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 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…

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…

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