children's encyclopedias

Our Wonder World

Jesse has been thinking, talking, and writing about wonder for quite a while. I think he’s on to something. I wonder if too many people–especially kids–have lost the ability to feel wonder these days? Certainly you can’t marvel at the heavens if you can’t see them at night. Nor can you find wonder in books …

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Sometimes I Wonder Wander

In case you were wondering, if soldiers didn’t break step while crossing a bridge, the vibration of the rhythmic step and swing of their arms might put too much stress on various parts of the bridge.  The Book of Knowledge: The Children’s Encyclopedia. E.V. McLoughlin, ed. The Grolier Society Inc., New York. 1954. Stay tuned for more on …

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