Stories of Rocks
Stories of Rocks and Minerals
by Harold Fairbanks (1903)
For the grammar grades
The World’s Foundations or Geology for Beginners
by Agnes Giberne (1883)
“We must ever remember that these two records, the story told in Genesis and the story told in the Earth-crust, proceed from the same Divine Author. They do but give different views of the same grand realities.
The Strange Adventures of a Pebble
by Francis Atkinson (1921)
He talks about evolution in this book, but with a ‘Mind and a Purpose’ behind it.
Talks About the Soil by Charles Barnard (1887)
A book of observations and experiments.
Diggers in the Earth by Eva March Tappan (1916)
The story of coal, oil, gold, silver, minerals, etc.
All About Earthquakes and Volcanoes
by Frederick Pough (1953)On open library
Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know
by Julia Rogers (1910)
Easy studies of the earth and stars for any time and place
The Geographical Story Briefly Told
by James Dana (1875)
Geological Sketches by Louis Agassiz (1873)
Agassiz was a contemporary of Darwin and a well-respected Harvard scientist. He disagreed with Darwin’s conclusions on evolution. Here are fascinating observations for older students, including his theory of why the New World was actually the first Old World.
by Charles Kingsley (1873)A great combination of Science and Faith. “No amount of book learning will make a man a scientific man; nothing but patient observation, and quiet and fair thought over what he has observed.” He walks you through his observations in relation to the geology all around us.
The Handbook of Nature Study
by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
Brooks and Brook Basins
by Alex Frye
Water and Land
by Jacob Abbott
History of a Mountain
by Elisee Reclus