Nature

Walden, Version 2

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Henry David Thoreau


Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a refl…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 1

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 1 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Announcement by the National Geographic Society…

The Mountains of California

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John Muir


John Muir (1838–1914) was one of the first modern preservationists. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, and …

The Vegetable Garden: A Manual for the Amateur Vegetable Gardener

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Ida Dandridge Bennett


This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, …

Handbook of Nature-Study, Part 1

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Anna Botsford Comstock


Handbook of Nature-Study was written by Anna Botsford Comstock during an era of growing societal concern for man's treatment of the natural …

Poems: Series One

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Emily Dickinson


Renowned poet Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) wrote many many poems. This collection, "Poems: Series One", presents the first instal…

Opticks

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Isaac Newton


The famous physicist Sir Isaac Newton lectured on optics from 1670 - 1672. He worked on refraction of light into colored beams using prisms …

The Natural History Volume 2

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

Elizabeth and her German Garden

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Elizabeth Von Arnim


Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, first published in 1898; it was very popular and frequently reprinted dur…

A Woman Who Went to Alaska

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May Kellogg Sullivan


Alaska has only been a state since 1959, and the breathtaking terrain remains mostly unspoiled and natural. In modern times, many of us have…

The Lure of the Labrador Wild

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Dillon Wallace


The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi Ri…

Canyons of the Colorado

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John Wesley Powell


John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colora…

Tales Of Lonely Trails

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Zane Grey


Western novelist Zane Grey (1872-1939) also wrote nonfiction books about the American West and its country. This 1922 tribute to country he…

The Black Fawn

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Jim Kjelgaard


Bud Sloan was an orphan who had been 'sold out' of the orphanage to work on a farm once he'd been old enough to labor. The farm where he was…

The Outline of Science, Vol 1 (Solo)

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J. Arthur Thomson


In The Outline of Science, Thomson gives us a window into scientific thinking as it stood in 1922 on the big, the little, and the biological…

The Algonquin Legends of New England or Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Pass…

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Charles Godfrey Leland


This work, then, contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; t…

By Pond and River

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Arabella B. Buckley


In By Pond and River, another of Arabella Buckley's wonderful science books for children, she explains the habitats of ponds and rivers, exp…

The Covered Wagon

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Emerson Hough


"Look at 'em come, Jesse! More and more! Must be forty or fifty families." This is an old-fashioned adventure tale set on the Oreg…

The Man Whom the Trees Loved

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Algernon Blackwood


The story of a man’s deep connection with nature and his wife’s fear of it. –Summary by Amy Larch Gramour

Fast in the Ice

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R. M. Ballantyne


At the age of 16 Ballantyne went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. His rule in writing, being in every…

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