The Industrial Readers: Book II: Diggers in the Earth
Tappan, Eva March, 1854-1930.
Mines and mineral resources.; Readers and speakers--1870-
Book II of Industrial Readers Series. From the Preface, ""The four books of this series have been written not merely to provide agreeable reading matter for children, but to give them information.... When he [child] has begun to apprehend the fruitfulness of the earth, both above ground and below, and the best way in which its products may be utilized and carried to the places where they are needed, he has not only acquired a knowledge of many kinds of industrial life which may help him choose his life-work wisely... but he has learned the dependence of one person upon other persons, of one part of the world upon other parts..."" Contents: I. In a Coal Mine, II. Down in the Quarries, III. Houses of Sand, IV. Bricks, Their Faults and Their Virtues, V. At the Gold Diggings, VI. The Story of a Silver Mine, VII. Iron, the Everyday Metal, VIII. Our Good Friend Copper, IX. The New Metal, Aluminum, X. The Oil in Our Lamps, XI. Little Grains of Salt.
Butte-Silver Bow Public Library
1910-1920; Children's Literature
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