A short sample of 3 books. Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction.
English (North American)
Young Adult (18-35)
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to her surprise, Maria was beginning to grow attached to the wondrous new land she found herself in. She missed her heard back home. Of course, she also missed the sweet taste of the bluegrass in the valley where she was raised, but she like walking around and leaving footprints in the freshly fallen snow. She liked gazing at the tall tower that rose up from behind the castle walls and imagining what magnificent view it offered out into the kingdom grounds. But most of all, she liked her new friend. One day she asked the White Knight whether he might allow her to climb the tower to see if she could spot her homeland off in the distance. Well, Maria, the night responded with slight hesitation. You see the staircase leading up to the tower is very narrow, and I'm not sure that a four legged cow like yourself would be capable of making the trip up? Never say, never proclaimed Maria, as she instantly stood upright on her hind legs and began marching towards the castle gates. The prince journeyed on spending days traveling and his knights in little wayside inns. Until one day he found himself in the heart of the adamant mountains. The great red granite crags of the surrounding peaks rose out of the gleaming snow like ugly fingers, and the slopes of giant glacier sparkled in the sun like torrents of diamonds. The prince sat down by some stunted trees who's tops had broken off a long time ago by an avalanche and began to eat the bit of bread, and she said that he had stored in his pocket. Meanwhile his black horse ate the grass which grew here and there along the mountain path, and as the prince sat there in the bright sun and the silence of the mountains he became aware of the low, continuous roaring. There must be a waterfall nearby, said the Prince to himself. I'll go and see it. Like many other philosophers who have greatly extended our knowledge of nature. Galileo had a remarkable aptitude for the invention of instruments designed for philosophical research. To facilitate his practical work, we find that in 1599 he had engaged a skilled workmen who was to live in his house and be constantly at hand to try the devices which were forever springing from Galileo's fertile brain. Among the earliest of his inventions appears to have been the thermometer which he constructed in 1602. No doubt this apparatus, and its primitive form differed in some respects from the contrivance we call it by the same name Galileo at first employed water as the agent. Its expansion was the basis of the measurement of temperature