The Travels of Birds
by Frank M. Chapman
Publisher: D Appleton & Company 1916
Number of pages: 160
Birds are the greatest travelers in the world. The bird traveler asks help from no one. He has no use for locomotives, automobiles or steamships. He carries no chart and no compass, and he can go with ease to parts of the world which it took man many years to reach, and to some parts of the world which still are unknown to man.
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by Theodore Wood - The University Society
This volume is a sketch of the animal life of the whole world. The author has so skilfully selected his examples to illustrate both the natural groups and the faunas, that his work forms a most commendable plan for the study of natural history.
by Bertha Morris Parker - Row, Peterson and company
Studying the distant suns is a great strain on the imagination. If you are to get a true picture of the stars, you will have to imagine temperatures so high that the temperature in the center of a furnace fire would be cool beside them.
This book is about science experiments that you can do in the home and experiments that you can nag your teacher to do in school. Featured experiments: Slime recipes; Red cabbage indicator; Pinhole Camera; Raisin Dance; and much more.
by David Peters - Random House
A superbly illustrated book of the biggest animals, both living and extinct, that have inhabited the world. The animals are drawn to scale, as are the humans included in each picture to show proportion. This makes any number of comparisons possible.