Stories of the Stars
The Children’s Book of Stars
by Geraldine Mitton (1908)
“...to teach small children of the marvels of the heavens...simple enough to be read aloud without paraphrasing.”
The Storyland of Stars
by Mara Pratt (1892)
Includes many of the mythical stories of the stars.
The Young Astronomer
by James Carlisle (1891)
A day-by-day guide for making ‘friends’ with the constellations.
The Friendly Stars
by Martha Martin (1907)
A 1966 revised edition of a popular classic.
The Handbook of Nature Study
by Anna Botsford Comstock
Look for section on stars.
Secrets of the Stars
by Inez McFee (1922)
A study of the stars the way nature intended - with the eyes!
The Stars and Their Stories: a Book for Young People
by Mary Griffith (19130
Lots of diagrams to help find constellations.
The Young Folks’ Astronomy
by John Champlain (1881)
An introduction to astronomy.
by Frances Miller (1912)
“Exciting stories of how Americans have set out to conquer the secrets of the universe.”
This Wonderful Universe
by Agnes Giberne (1920)
Astronomy for Young Folks
by Isabel Lewis (1922)
Astronomy for 12-14 year olds (at least the 12-14 year olds of 100 years ago!) Month by month constellations.
The Book of Stars
by Archie Collins (1920)
The uses of stars fulfilling Boy Scout requirements.
by Henry William Elson (1910)
Their origin, nature and history for young readers.
Curiosities of the Sky
by Garrett Serviss (1909)
Popular presentation of the great riddles and mysteries of astronomy...for more advanced students.
The Star Pocket Book
by Robert Weatherhead (1911)
“How to find your way at night by the stars...for soldiers and travellers.”
by Robert Ball (1892)
“Talks for young people on the wonders of the heavens” given by the royal astronomer of Ireland.
Stars in Song and Legend
by Jermain Porter (1901)
“I have tried to show the intimate connections of the stars with the best and highest of literature.” Illustrations from the drawings of Albrecht Durer.
by Amy Johnson
'The sole aim . . . is to put the reader in communication with Nature herself, to listen to her wondrous stories, and to learn to address her in her own language of experiment. In such a way have all Nature's children come to know and love her. Natural science can no more be learned from reading a book than a violin can.' Thus, you'll find many experiments by which your children can learn all about the sun in this volume.
The Wonder Book of the Atmosphere
by Edwin Houston (1907)
A discussion of the atmosphere for older students.