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With these few preliminary remarks, we send this beautiful book out into the world, trusting that it may meet with a cordial reception everywhere. If it be the means of acquainting man with the lovable manners and interesting domestic relations of a few, though not all, of our feathered friends, [...]Continue Reading →
If your children have an interest in collecting things living or dead, you might enjoy this book.
Several authors with experience in their field wrote short essay detailing the ways in which they collect and preserve samples.
Topics include collecting eggs, bones, insects, plants, and more!Continue Reading →
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Over 450 reprinted projects from Popular Mechanics, What to Make, and other publications.
These are just great. You can get a lot of ideas for projects to make with the kids, or for the kids to make on their own!
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Dancing, music and poetry were inseparable. Dancing is the poetry of motion, and its connection with music, as the poetry of sound, occurs at all times. In our own day musical themes are marked by forms originally dance times, as waltz time, gavotte time, minuet time, etc.
Dance is probably [...]Continue Reading →
The author of this book asks a good question – why do all the great painters we study have to be men?
Answer – they don’t!
There is room in the garden of art for flowers of every kind and for butterflies and birds of every species; and why should anyone complain because a daisy [...]Continue Reading →
In ancient times copper was known as a useful metal, and down through the ages it not only held its own but increased in usefulness. Among its valuable properties may be mentioned toughness and ductility; its toughness enables it to be beaten into thin strong sheets, while its ductility enables it to be drawn out [...]Continue Reading →
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From a series of books called The Rural Text-Book Series, The Book Of Cheese is a manual and a history of cheese-making.
The book is written for older students and adults, so it would work great for a high school course or a project [...]Continue Reading →
Poor and rich, gardeners are akin and form the truest brotherhood of all.
Your garden—it does not matter what it measures, whether 20 x 20 or 200 x 200—it is always your playground.
You grow the things because you love them, because you know you are fulfilling the Lord’s command to be useful, because you produce something to [...]Continue Reading →
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