FARM BOYS AND GIRLS
WILLIAM A. McKEEVER
PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY
KANSAS STATE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
J. S. Cushing Co.óBerwick & Smith Co.
Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.
TO THE SERVICE OF THE
TEN MILLION BOYS AND GIRLS
WHO ARE ENROLLED IN
THE RURAL SCHOOLS
preparation of this book I have had in mind two classes
of readers; namely, the rural parents and the many
persons who are interested in carrying forward the rural
work discussed in the several chapters. It has been my
aim to give as much specific aid and direction as
possible. The first two chapters constitute a mere
outline of some of the fundamental principles of child
development. It would be fortunate if the reader who is
unfamiliar with such principles could have a course of
reading in the volumes that treat them extensively.
Nearly every suggestion given in the main body of the
book is based on what has already either been undertaken
with a degree of success or planned for in some rural