The Long Ago Lake: A Child's Book of Nature Lore and Crafts
The author recollects her childhood summers in the Wisconsin Lakes district and the nature lessons her family learned from their Indian friends. Nature crafts projects are included.
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Sundial 129 How to Make an SOS Signal and a Heliograph 132
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