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BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF

A Practical Plan of Character Building

COMPLETE IN SEVENTEEN VOLUMES

I Fun and Thought for Little Folk II Folk Lore, Fables, and Fairy Tales III Famous Tales and Nature Stories IV Things to Make and Things to Do V True Stories from Every Land VI Famous Songs and Picture Stories VII Nature and Outdoor Life, Part I VIII Nature and Outdoor Life, Part II IX Earth, Sea, and Sky X Games and Handicraft XI Wonders of Invention XII Marvels of Industry XIII Every Land and its Story XIV Famous Men and Women XV Bookland Story and Verse, Part I XVI Bookland Story and Verse, Part II XVII Graded and Classified Index

THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY INCORPORATED New York

[Illustration: MAROONED FROM A DRAWING BY MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL]

BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF

A Practical Plan of Character Building

Little Folks' Section

Prepared Under the Supervision of THE EDITORIAL BOARD of the UNIVERSITY SOCIETY

Volume I FUN AND THOUGHT FOR LITTLE FOLK

THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY INCORPORATED New York

Copyright, 1920, By THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY INC.

Copyright, 1912, 1915, By THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY INC.

Manufactured in the U. S. A.

THE EDITORIAL BOARD OF THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY INC.

General Editor : WILLIAM BYRON FORBUSH, PH.D., LITT.D. Author of "The Boy Problem"

Technical Editor: HERBERT TREADWELL WADE Technical Editor of The New International Encyclopedia

Literature Editor: ROSSITER JOHNSON, PH.D., LL.D. Editor of "Little Classics"

Music Editor: WINTON JAMES BALTZELL, A.B., MUS. BAC. Secretary of The National Academy of Music

Associate Editor: DANIEL EDWIN WHEELER Editorial Director of the Edison Industries

Office Editor: JENNIE ELLIS BURDICK Editor of "The Children's Own Library"

PARTIAL LIST OF SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS

JOSEPH H. ADAMS, Editor of "Harper's Practical Books for Boys"

T. GEORGE ALLEN, Curator of the Oriental Museum, University of Chicago

MARY W. ARTOIS, Traveler and Writer

ROGER W. BABSON, Author of "Central America"

GRACE GERTRUDE BARDEN, Teacher of Domestic Science

HARRY K. BEASLEY, Electrical Engineer and Author

C. S. BRAININ, Ph.D., Professor of Astronomy, Columbia University

M. ALSTON BUCKLEY, Retold Tales and Fact Articles

FRANK H. CHELEY, Editor of the "Father and Son Library"

LAURA CLARKE, Author of Fact Articles

CARL HARRY CLAUDY, Author of "First Book of Photography"

JOHN H. CLIFFORD, Associate Editor of "The Young Folks' Treasury," "The Mother's Book," etc.

CLAYTON S. COOPER Author of "Understanding South America"

LEE S. CRANDALL, Curator, New York Zoological Park

WALTER ALDEN DYER, Author and former Managing Editor of Country Life in America

WILLIAM H. EASTON, Ph.D., Publicity Department of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co.

ARTHUR ELSON, Musical Critic and Author of "The Book of Musical Knowledge"

PHILIP D. FAGANS, Executive Secretary of the Woodcraft League

JOHN CLARKE FARBER, A.M., Lieutenant, United States National Army

LOUISE MAUNSELL FIELD, Fiction Reviewer of The New York Times

EHRMA G. FILER, Fact Articles

HUGO FROELICH AND BONNIE E. SNOW, Authors of "Industrial Art" textbooks

JULIA A. GLEASON, Teacher of Sewing, Cornell University

WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS, D.D., L.H.D., Lecturer and Author

ISABEL F. HAPGOOD, Author of "Russian Rambles"

HILDEGARDE HAWTHORNE, Author and Critic

ROSE HENDERSON, Biographer and Travel Writer

HENRY WALTON JONES, Fact Articles

GRACE LEE KNELL, Teacher of Manual Training, Ridgewood, N... Continue reading book >>




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