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Young People's Story of the Americas: The United States and Its Possessions
Young People's Story of the Americas The United States and Its Possessions Author:V.M. Hillyer and E. G. Huey From the Introduction: — If you were standing on the moon looking at the earth, you would see a great, bright ball reflecting the light of the sun. You might see shadows of the continents. — Earth is a wonderful planet. It is spinning on its axis with the speed of a jet plane. At the same time it is traveling in its orbit around the sun with the s... more »peed of a rocket.
Come, make a landing on the earth. As you come near to it you will see that three-quarters of it is water. Head fro one of the continents. If you land on a mountain you may not know where you are in the Alps, or Andes, or Rockets, or even the Himalayas. Mountains are alike in many ways.
You live on this earth. Plants grown on it. Animals make their home on it, from the darkest jungles to the polar ice caps. This is what you will read about in these books. The earth and life upon it.