Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20) eBook

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the proceeds of a lecturing tour in this country to founding scholarships at Harvard and Columbia Colleges, for students devoting themselves to original research.  Among his books are “Glaciers of the Alps,” “Mountaineering,” “Heat as a Mode of Motion,” “On Radiation,” “Hours of Exercise in the Alps,” “Fragments of Science,” “The Floating Matter of the Air,” and volumes on Light, Sound, Electricity, and the forms of water.

WALLACE, A.R., English naturalist and traveller, born 1822; was educated as land surveyor and architect, but afterwards devoted himself entirely to Natural History.  He explored the Valley of the Amazon and Rio Negro, 1848-52, and travelled in the Malay Archipelago and Papua, 1854-62, publishing the results of his explorations later on.  He also wrote “Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection,” “Miracles and Modern Spiritualism,” “Geographical Distribution of Animals,” “Tropical Nature,” “Island Life,” etc.

GIBERNE, AGNES, English author—­living.  Began to write at seven years old.  Her first story for children was published when she was only seventeen.  Her stories for children have not been so popular as her scientific writings, “Sun, Moon, and Stars,” “The Starry Skies,” “Among the Stars,” “The Ocean of Air,” “The World’s Foundations,” “Radiant Suns,” etc.

WILSON, ANDREW, English physiologist and lecturer, born, 1852.  Is the author of “Studies on Life and Sense,” “Leisure Time Studies,” “Science Stories,” “Chapters on Evolution,” “Wild Animals,” “Brain and Nerve,” etc., and is a constant contributor on scientific subjects to the magazines and newspapers, contributing weekly “Science Jottings” to the “Illustrated London News”

WONDERS OF EARTH, SEA, AND SKY

SUGGESTIONS FOR SUPPLEMENTARY READING

  Wonder Stories of Science
    D.N.  BEACH

  Wonders in Monsterland
    EDWARD W.D.  CUMING

  Ocean Wonders
    W.E.  DAMON

  Among the Stars
    AGNES GIBERNE

  The Scenery of the Heavens
    JOHN ELLARD GORR

  Coal and the Coal Miners
    HOMER GREENE

  Wonders of the Moon
    A. GUILLEMIN

  The Sea and Its Living Wonders. 
    G. HARTWIG

  The Wonders of Plant Life Under the Microscope
    SOPHIE B. HERRICK

  Marvels of Animal Life
    CHARLES F. HOLDER

  Old Ocean
    ERNEST INGERSOLL

  Modern Seven Wonders of the World
    C. KENT

  Madam How and Lady Why
    CHARLES KINGSLEY

  Wonders of Optics
    F. MARION

  The Wonders of Science
    HENRY MAYHEW

  Wonders of Man and Nature
    E. MENAULT

  A Century of Electricity
    T.C.  MENDENHALL

  The Orbs of Heaven
    ORMSBY S. MITCHELL

  Under Foot
    LAURA D. NICHOLS

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