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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following authors and publishers for permission to use selections from their copyrighted publications: To The American Magazine, for “What Will Power Did For Me.” Winthrop Ames, for "The Three Wishes,” by Hamilton G. Williamson and Tony Sarg. D. Appleton & Company, for "Robert of Lincoln," by William Cullen Bryant, and for a selection from History of the People of the United States, by John B. McMaster. Bobbs-Merrill Company, for “The CircusDay Parade," by James Whitcomb Riley. Jonathan Cape, Publisher, for “A Greeting,” by William H. Davies. The Century Company, for poems by Annie Fellows Johnston and by Alic Huling, from St. Nicholas; for a poem by Ruth Comfort Mitchell, and for a selection by Jacob A. Riis from The Century Magazine; for a selection from Careers of Danger and Daring, by Cleveland Moffett; for a selection from Heroines of Progress, by Mary R. Parkman; for a selection from The Strenuous Life, by Theodore Roosevelt. The Cornhill Publishing Company, for a selection by Elias Lieberman. Dodd, Mead & Company, for a poem from Poems New and Old, by Henry Newbolt; for “Going Down Hill on a Bicycle," by Charles Henry Beeching; and for a selection from Insect Adventures, by Jean Henri Fabre. George H. Doran Company, for a poem by Berton Braley from A Banjo at Armageddon, copyright 1917; for poems by Joyce Kilmer, from Trees and Other Poems, copyright 1914; for a poem by Theodosia Garrison from Dreamers and Other Poems, copyright 1917; and for a poem by John Oxenham, from Vision Splendid, copyright 1917. Doubleday, Page & Company, for a selection from By the Fireside, by Charles Wagner; for a selection from Mother, by Kathleen Norris; and for a selection from Emmy Lou: Her Heart and Book, by George M. Martin; and for two poems by Edwin Markham. E. P. Dutton & Company, for a selection from Moonlight Schools, by Cora W. Stewart. James F. Dwyer and Collier's, for “The Citizen.” John H. Finley, for “The Red Cross Spirit Speaks.” Harper & Brothers, for a selection from The Story of a Pioneer, by Anna Howard Shaw. Frederic J. Haskin and The Survey, for “The Immigrant Contribution.” Henry Holt & Company, for a selection from Three Men in a Boat, by Jerome K. Jerome. Daniel Henderson and The Ladies' Home Journal, for "The Alien"; Katherine Tynan Hinkson, for “The Making of Birds.” By permission of, and by special arrangement with, Houghton Mifflin Company, the authorized publishers, poems by John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, Edna Dean Proctor, John G. Saxe, Edward R. Sill, Margaret Deland, and for selections from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles W. Eliot, Katherine Mayo, Edward Grey. Helen Hoyt, for “Ellis Park.” Elbert Hubbard, for "A Message to Garcia.” P. J. Kenedy & Sons, for a poem by Abram J. Ryan. Helen Keller and The Ladies' Home Journal, for “Christmas in the Dark." Little, Brown & Company, for a poem by Denis A. McCarthy; for a selection from Indian Boyhood, by Charles A. Eastman; and for a selection from The Varmint, by Owen Johnson. The Macmillan Company, for a selection from Our Southern Highlanders, by Horace Kephart; for a selection from The Kentucky Cardinal, by James Lane Allen; for a selection from The MeltingPot, by Israel Zangwill; for a selection from The Soul of an Immigrant, by Constantine M. Panunzio. Wilfred H. Munro, for "Our Own Dear Land.” Fleming H. Revell Company, for a selection from Dr. Grenfell's Parish, by Norman Duncan, and for a selection from The Broken Wall and a selection from From Alien to Citizen, by Edward A. Steiner. Nelson Robbins, for “The Best.” Charles Scribner's Sons, for "A Home Song,” “Who Owns the Mountains ?” “Salute to the Trees,” “The Foolish Fir-Tree,” by Henry van Dyke; "The Freshman Fullback," by Ralph D. Paine; “The New Teacher," by Edward Eggleston, from The Hoosier School Boy; “Going to the Theatre with Longfellow," by Edward Bok, from A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After; "Hardships of a Greenhorn," by Michael Pupin, from From Immigrant to Inventor; “Roosevelt's Letters to Children,” Theodore Roosevelt, from J. B. Bishop's Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children. Small, Maynard & Company, for a poem from April Airs, by Bliss Carman. Frederick A. Stokes Company, for selections from Uncle Sam, Detective, and Uncle Sam's Modern Miracles, by William A. Du Puy. Ella Malone Watson, for a poem by Walter Malone. A. P. Watt & Son and Doubleday, Page & Co., for "If-" by Rudyard Kipling.