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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Boys and Girls Bookshelf; aPractical Plan of Character Building, Volume I (of 17), byVarious, Edited by William Byron Forbush, HerbertTreadwell Wade, Winton James Baltzell, Rossiter Johnson,and Daniel Edwin WheelerThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.orgTitle: Boys and Girls Bookshelf; a Practical Plan of Character Building, Volume I (of 17)Fun and Thought for Little FolkAuthor: VariousEditor: William Byron Forbush, Herbert Treadwell Wade, Winton James Baltzell, Rossiter Johnson, and Daniel EdwinWheelerRelease Date: May 6, 2008 [eBook #25359]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ISO-8859-1***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OFCHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)*** E-text prepared by Marilynda Fraser-Cunliffe, Anne Storer,and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team(http://www.pgdp.net) Transcriber’s Note:Inconsistencies in spelling and hyphenationhave been retained. BOYS AND GIRLSBOOKSHELFA Practical Plan of Character Building COMPLETE IN SEVENTEEN VOLUMESI Fun and Thought for Little FolkII Folk-Lore, Fables, and Fairy TalesIII Famous Tales and Nature StoriesIV Things to Make and Things to DoV True Stories from Every LandVI ...
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The Project Gutenberg
eBook, Boys and Girls
Bookshelf; a Practical
Plan of Character
Building, Volume I (of 17),
by Various, Edited by
William Byron Forbush,
Herbert Treadwell Wade,
Winton James Baltzell,
Rossiter Johnson, and
Daniel Edwin Wheeler
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no
cost and with
almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,
give it away or
re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg
License included
with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org
Title: Boys and Girls Bookshelf; a Practical Plan ofCharacter Building, Volume I (of 17)
Fun and Thought for Little Folk
Author: Various
Editor: William Byron Forbush, Herbert Treadwell
Wade, Winton James Baltzell, Rossiter Johnson, and
Daniel Edwin Wheeler
Release Date: May 6, 2008 [eBook #25359]
Language: English
Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1
***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL
PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF
17)***

E-text prepared by Marilynda Fraser-
Cunliffe, Anne Storer,
and the Project Gutenberg Online
Distributed Proofreading Team
(http://www.pgdp.net)

Transcriber’s Note:
Inconsistencies in spelling and hyphenation have been
retained.



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 HandicraftXI 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
Marooned
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: Music Editor:
Winton James Baltzell, A.B
Herbert Treadwell Wade
., Mus. Bac.
Technical Editor of The Ne Secretary of The National
w International Academy of
Encyclopedia Music

Literature Editor: Associate Editor:
Rossiter Johnson, Ph.D., L
Daniel Edwin Wheeler
L.D.
Editorial Director of the Edi
Editor of “Little Classics”
son Industries
Office Editor: Jennie Ellis Burdick
Editor of “The Children’s Own Library”
PARTIAL LIST OF SPECIAL
CONTRIBUTORS
HUGO FROELICH AND BO
JOSEPH H. ADAMS,
NNIE E. SNOW,
Editor of Authors of
“Harper’s Practical Books
“Industrial Art” textbooks
for Boys”
T. GEORGE ALLEN, JULIA A. GLEASON,
Curator of the Oriental M
Teacher of Sewing,
useum,
University of Chicago Cornell University

WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS,
MARY W. ARTOIS,
D.D., L.H.D.,
Traveler and Writer Lecturer and Author

ROGER W. BABSON, ISABEL F. HAPGOOD,
Author of “Central Americ Author of “Russian Rambles
a” ”

GRACE GERTRUDE BARHILDEGARDE HAWTHORN
DEN, E,
Teacher of Domestic Scie
Author and Critic
nce

HARRY K. BEASLEY, ROSE HENDERSON,
Electrical Engineer and A Biographer and Travel Write
uthor r

C. S. BRAININ, Ph.D., HENRY WALTON JONES,
Professor of Astronomy, Fact Articles
Columbia University

M. ALSTON BUCKLEY, GRACE LEE KNELL,
Retold Tales and Fact Arti
Teacher of Manual Training,
cles
Ridgewood, N.J., Schools

FRANK H. CHELEY, O. IVAN LEE,
Editor of the “Father and Editor of the “Father and
Analytical Chemist
Son Library”

CHARLES HENRY LERRIG
LAURA CLARKE,
O, M.D.,
Author of Fact Articles Former President of the
Kansas State Board of Healt
h

CARL HARRY CLAUDY, HARRIS W. MOORE,
Author of “First Book of P Author of “Manual Training
hotography” Toys”

JOHN H. CLIFFORD, JOHN T. NICHOLS,
Associate-Editor of “The
Curator of Fish at the
Young Folks’
Treasury,” “The Mother’s American Museum of Natur
Book,” etc. al History

CLAYTON S. COOPER T. GILBERT PEARSON,
Executive Secretary of the
Author of
National
“Understanding South AmAssociation of Audubon Soci
erica” eties

LEE S. CRANDALL, E. L. D. SEYMOUR,
Curator, New York Zoolog
Farm Editor of Country Life
ical Park

MORGAN SHEPARD (JOH
WALTER ALDEN DYER,
N MARTIN),
Author and former Manag
Writer of
ing Editor of
Illustrated Letters to Childre
Country Life in AmericaCountry Life in America
n

WILLIAM H. EASTON, PhROBERT W. SHUFELDT, M
.D., .D., U.S.M.C.,
Publicity Department of th Head of the Science Bureau
e ,
Westinghouse Electric Washington, D. C.
and Manufacturing Co.

ARTHUR ELSON, ELVA S. SMITH,
Musical Critic and Author
Children’s Librarian of the
of
“The Book of Musical Kno
Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh
wledge”

MABELL SHIPPIE CLARKE
PHILIP D. FAGANS,
SMITH,
Executive Secretary of th
Author and Lecturer
e
Woodcraft League

JOHN CLARKE FARBER,
MARY V. WORSTELL,
A.M.,
Lieutenant, United States
Author, Editor, and Lecturer
National Army

LOUISE MAUNSELL FIE KATHARINE S. WORTHING
LD, TON,
Fiction Reviewer of The N
Teacher of English in the
ew York Times
Finch School

EHRMA G. FILER,
Fact Articles

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