Food Saving and Sharing: Telling how the Older Children of America May Help Save from Famine Their Comrades in Allied Lands Across the Sea

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Doubleday, Page, 1918 - Food conservation - 102 pages
 

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Page 98 - Little drops of water, Little grains of sand Make the mighty ocean, And the pleasant land.
Page 29 - Heap high the farmer's wintry hoard ! Heap high the golden corn ! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn ! Let other lands, exulting, glean The apple from the pine, The orange from its glossy green, The cluster from the vine ; We better love the hardy gift Our rugged vales bestow, To cheer us when the storm shall drift Our harvest-fields with snow.
Page 98 - A long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull all together ! [Cries, and drops his face on arm, upon table.
Page v - Administration prepare in a form suitable for use in elementary schools, and particularly in the upper grades, lessons and material supplementary to existing courses, which will promote the program of food conservation. It is further recommended that the Food Administration call to its assistance representative school authorities familiar with the capacities of children of the different grades to constitute an Advisory Council for the Food Administration in the preparation of material designed for...
Page viii - Tis Thy gift, — our daily bread. As we gather to be fed Nations plead for daily bread, — Fighting son and anguished mother, Orphaned children, — all together Pray to thee for daily bread. At Thy common table, Father, Ask we all for daily bread. God, All-Father, hear our prayer! Move our hearts and minds to share With Thy children at Thy table This, Thy gift of daily bread, — Sacred gift of daily bread! Lest they perish, swift and eager Share we now our daily bread. Give through us, 0 great...
Page 55 - And when I see it coming, warm and white, I'm in such a hurry that I whimper and whine For pure joy, and the Cure smiles a bit, watching me, and says I'm the hope of France; But how can a chap be the hope of France when he can't get enough food to have a chance?
Page 73 - This is by a still younger child : Dear America: I thank you because you sent great big boats over the great sea — cat-boats — rice, corn, bacon, stockings, clothing, and shoes. I know that you like the little Belgians, and I like you, too. ACHIEL MAES.

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