The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone
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The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone

By Margaret A. McIntyre
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  • [Frontispiece: Making stone tools]
  • THE CAVE BOY
    • OF THE AGE OF STONE
      • NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
      • Dedicated to My Mother
    • NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
    • Dedicated to My Mother
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • Making stone tools . . . . . . _Frontispiece_
      • All at once, the goat stood up on her hind legs
      • Strongarm
      • A big black bear came along
      • Then he sat down by the fire to make his picture of the bear
      • Ram horns
      • Sewing together skins of wild oxen
      • A little bone
      • Bone needle
      • Broken hunting club
      • The bees flew off humming angrily
      • The edge of the pond
      • And, for fun, set it against the string
      • Broken hunting club (2nd version)
      • Cattle horns
      • So they lay down on the ground and began to call
      • A nest full of young eagles
      • She scraped off all the meat and fat
      • Tiger's tooth and bear's claw
      • Lion
      • Lion's tooth
      • Stone tools
      • Stone axe
      • Woven basket
      • Little wild pigs were eating the acorns
      • The sparks came like a flame and caught the dry leaves
      • The boys listened in wonder
      • Shelter of branches
      • Acorns
      • Tiger
      • Tiger's tooth
      • He struck with his hammer stone
      • He held the pebble in his left hand and struck it a sharp blow
      • Deer antlers
      • Forest scene
      • Spear
      • The women and children went to pick berries
      • The women and children ate and ate the sweet fruit
      • Snowy owl in tree
      • Women with baskets
      • Skin bag with pull string
      • Herd of reindeer
      • They dived into the river and swam away, pulling the raft
      • Flock of white swans
      • The sea
      • Clam and oyster shells
      • Dug-out boat
      • They began to cook the fish
      • The people took the fish in their hands
      • Cutting down a tree
      • A flounder
      • Seaweed
      • Thorn learns to swim
      • Clay bowls
      • Mammoth trapped in swamp
      • Wolves
      • Throwing a spear
      • A North American Indian
      • A stone arrow head
      • A stone ax
      • Picture of reindeer, scratched on slate; found in a cave in France
      • Eskimo by their winter huts; drawn by an Eskimo
      • A bone awl; found in a cave in England
      • Drawing of a mammoth, on a piece of mammoth tusk; found in a cave in France
      • A flint knife; found in Australia
    • Making stone tools . . . . . . _Frontispiece_
    • All at once, the goat stood up on her hind legs
    • Strongarm
    • A big black bear came along
    • Then he sat down by the fire to make his picture of the bear
    • Ram horns
    • Sewing together skins of wild oxen
    • A little bone
    • Bone needle
    • Broken hunting club
    • The bees flew off humming angrily
    • The edge of the pond
    • And, for fun, set it against the string
    • Broken hunting club (2nd version)
    • Cattle horns
    • So they lay down on the ground and began to call
    • A nest full of young eagles
    • She scraped off all the meat and fat
    • Tiger's tooth and bear's claw
    • Lion
    • Lion's tooth
    • Stone tools
    • Stone axe
    • Woven basket
    • Little wild pigs were eating the acorns
    • The sparks came like a flame and caught the dry leaves
    • The boys listened in wonder
    • Shelter of branches
    • Acorns
    • Tiger
    • Tiger's tooth
    • He struck with his hammer stone
    • He held the pebble in his left hand and struck it a sharp blow
    • Deer antlers
    • Forest scene
    • Spear
    • The women and children went to pick berries
    • The women and children ate and ate the sweet fruit
    • Snowy owl in tree
    • Women with baskets
    • Skin bag with pull string
    • Herd of reindeer
    • They dived into the river and swam away, pulling the raft
    • Flock of white swans
    • The sea
    • Clam and oyster shells
    • Dug-out boat
    • They began to cook the fish
    • The people took the fish in their hands
    • Cutting down a tree
    • A flounder
    • Seaweed
    • Thorn learns to swim
    • Clay bowls
    • Mammoth trapped in swamp
    • Wolves
    • Throwing a spear
    • A North American Indian
    • A stone arrow head
    • A stone ax
    • Picture of reindeer, scratched on slate; found in a cave in France
    • Eskimo by their winter huts; drawn by an Eskimo
    • A bone awl; found in a cave in England
    • Drawing of a mammoth, on a piece of mammoth tusk; found in a cave in France
    • A flint knife; found in Australia
  • THE CAVE BOY OF THE AGE OF STONE
    • CHAPTER I
      • STRONGARM'S FAMILY
      • [Illustration: All at once, the goat stood up on her hind legs]
      • [Illustration: Strongarm]
      • [Illustration: A big black bear came along]
      • [Illustration: Then he sat down by the fire to make his picture of the bear]
      • [Illustration: Ram horns]
      • CHAPTER II
      • THE NEEDLE, THE CLUB, AND THE BOW
      • [Illustration: Sewing together skins of wild oxen]
      • [Illustration: A little bone]
      • [Illustration: Bone needle]
      • [Illustration: Broken hunting club]
      • [Illustration: The bees flew off humming angrily]
      • [Illustration: The edge of the pond]
      • [Illustration: And, for fun, set it against the string]
      • [Illustration: Broken hunting club (2nd version)]
      • CHAPTER III
      • THE TAMING OF THE DOG
      • [Illustration: Cattle horns]
      • [Illustration: So they lay down on the ground and began to call.]
      • [Illustration: A nest full of young eagles]
      • CHAPTER IV
      • HOW STRONGARM HUNTED A BEAR AND A LION
      • [Illustration: She scraped off all the meat and fat]
      • [Illustration: Tiger's tooth and bear's claw]
      • [Illustration: Lion]
      • [Illustration: Lion's tooth]
      • CHAPTER V
      • THE OLD AX MAKER VISITS HIS DAUGHTER
      • [Illustration: Stone tools]
      • [Illustration: Stone axe]
      • [Illustration: Woven basket]
      • [Illustration: Little wild pigs were eating the acorns]
      • CHAPTER VI
      • THE COMING OF FIRE
      • [Illustration: The sparks came like a flame and caught the dry leaves]
      • [Illustration: The boys listened in wonder]
      • [Illustration: Shelter of branches]
      • [Illustration: Acorns]
      • CHAPTER VII
      • THE CAVE TIGER
      • [Illustration: Tiger]
      • [Illustration: Tiger's tooth]
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE MAKING OF STONE WEAPONS
      • [Illustration: He struck with his hammer stone]
      • [Illustration: He held the pebble in his left hand and struck it a sharp blow]
      • [Illustration: Deer antlers]
      • CHAPTER IX
      • AT THE GRAVEL PIT
      • [Illustration: Forest scene]
      • [Illustration: Spear]
      • CHAPTER X
      • A SUMMER CAMP
      • [Illustration: The women and children went to pick berries]
      • [Illustration: The women and children ate and ate the sweet fruit]
      • [Illustration: Snowy owl in tree]
      • [Illustration: Women with baskets]
      • [Illustration: Skin bag with pull string]
      • [Illustration: Herd of reindeer]
      • CHAPTER XI
      • THORN MEETS THE CHILDREN OF THE SHELL MOUNDS
      • [Illustration: They dived into the river and swam away, pulling the raft]
      • [Illustration: Flock of white swans]
      • [Illustration: The sea]
      • CHAPTER XII
      • AT THE HOME OF THE SHELL MOUND PEOPLE
      • [Illustration: Clam and oyster shells]
      • [Illustration: Dug-out boat]
      • [Illustration: They began to cook the fish]
      • [Illustration: The people took the fish in their hands]
      • [Illustration: Cutting down a tree]
      • [Illustration: A flounder]
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • THORN LEARNS TO SWIM
      • [Illustration: Seaweed]
      • [Illustration: Thorn learns to swim]
      • [Illustration: Clay bowls]
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE FEAST OF MAMMOTH'S MEAT
      • [Illustration: Mammoth trapped in swamp]
      • [Illustration: Wolves]
      • [Illustration: Throwing a spear]
      • CHAPTER XV
      • THE RED MEN OF OUR OWN COUNTRY IN THE STONE AGE
      • [Illustration: A North American Indian]
      • [Illustration: A stone arrow head]
      • [Illustration: A stone ax]
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • HOW STONE WEAPONS OF THE CAVE MEN WERE FIRST FOUND
      • [Illustration: Picture of reindeer, scratched on slate; found in a cave in France]
      • [Illustration: Eskimo by their winter huts; drawn by an Eskimo]
      • [Illustration: A bone awl; found in a cave in England]
      • CHAPTER XVII
      • HOW THE EARTH LOOKED WHEN THE SHELL MEN AND THE CAVE MEN LIVED
      • [Illustration: Drawing of a mammoth, on a piece of mammoth tusk; found in a cave in France]
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • HOW EARLY MEN BELIEVED THAT ALL THINGS THAT MOVE ARE ALIVE
      • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE PEOPLE OF OUR TIME WHO WERE MOST LIKE THE CAVE MEN
      • [Illustration: A flint knife; found in Australia]
      • SUGGESTIONS TO TEACHERS
    • STRONGARM'S FAMILY
    • [Illustration: All at once, the goat stood up on her hind legs]
    • [Illustration: Strongarm]
    • [Illustration: A big black bear came along]
    • [Illustration: Then he sat down by the fire to make his picture of the bear]
    • [Illustration: Ram horns]
    • CHAPTER II
    • THE NEEDLE, THE CLUB, AND THE BOW
    • [Illustration: Sewing together skins of wild oxen]
    • [Illustration: A little bone]
    • [Illustration: Bone needle]
    • [Illustration: Broken hunting club]
    • [Illustration: The bees flew off humming angrily]
    • [Illustration: The edge of the pond]
    • [Illustration: And, for fun, set it against the string]
    • [Illustration: Broken hunting club (2nd version)]
    • CHAPTER III
    • THE TAMING OF THE DOG
    • [Illustration: Cattle horns]
    • [Illustration: So they lay down on the ground and began to call.]
    • [Illustration: A nest full of young eagles]
    • CHAPTER IV
    • HOW STRONGARM HUNTED A BEAR AND A LION
    • [Illustration: She scraped off all the meat and fat]
    • [Illustration: Tiger's tooth and bear's claw]
    • [Illustration: Lion]
    • [Illustration: Lion's tooth]
    • CHAPTER V
    • THE OLD AX MAKER VISITS HIS DAUGHTER
    • [Illustration: Stone tools]
    • [Illustration: Stone axe]
    • [Illustration: Woven basket]
    • [Illustration: Little wild pigs were eating the acorns]
    • CHAPTER VI
    • THE COMING OF FIRE
    • [Illustration: The sparks came like a flame and caught the dry leaves]
    • [Illustration: The boys listened in wonder]
    • [Illustration: Shelter of branches]
    • [Illustration: Acorns]
    • CHAPTER VII
    • THE CAVE TIGER
    • [Illustration: Tiger]
    • [Illustration: Tiger's tooth]
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE MAKING OF STONE WEAPONS
    • [Illustration: He struck with his hammer stone]
    • [Illustration: He held the pebble in his left hand and struck it a sharp blow]
    • [Illustration: Deer antlers]
    • CHAPTER IX
    • AT THE GRAVEL PIT
    • [Illustration: Forest scene]
    • [Illustration: Spear]
    • CHAPTER X
    • A SUMMER CAMP
    • [Illustration: The women and children went to pick berries]
    • [Illustration: The women and children ate and ate the sweet fruit]
    • [Illustration: Snowy owl in tree]
    • [Illustration: Women with baskets]
    • [Illustration: Skin bag with pull string]
    • [Illustration: Herd of reindeer]
    • CHAPTER XI
    • THORN MEETS THE CHILDREN OF THE SHELL MOUNDS
    • [Illustration: They dived into the river and swam away, pulling the raft]
    • [Illustration: Flock of white swans]
    • [Illustration: The sea]
    • CHAPTER XII
    • AT THE HOME OF THE SHELL MOUND PEOPLE
    • [Illustration: Clam and oyster shells]
    • [Illustration: Dug-out boat]
    • [Illustration: They began to cook the fish]
    • [Illustration: The people took the fish in their hands]
    • [Illustration: Cutting down a tree]
    • [Illustration: A flounder]
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • THORN LEARNS TO SWIM
    • [Illustration: Seaweed]
    • [Illustration: Thorn learns to swim]
    • [Illustration: Clay bowls]
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • THE FEAST OF MAMMOTH'S MEAT
    • [Illustration: Mammoth trapped in swamp]
    • [Illustration: Wolves]
    • [Illustration: Throwing a spear]
    • CHAPTER XV
    • THE RED MEN OF OUR OWN COUNTRY IN THE STONE AGE
    • [Illustration: A North American Indian]
    • [Illustration: A stone arrow head]
    • [Illustration: A stone ax]
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • HOW STONE WEAPONS OF THE CAVE MEN WERE FIRST FOUND
    • [Illustration: Picture of reindeer, scratched on slate; found in a cave in France]
    • [Illustration: Eskimo by their winter huts; drawn by an Eskimo]
    • [Illustration: A bone awl; found in a cave in England]
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • HOW THE EARTH LOOKED WHEN THE SHELL MEN AND THE CAVE MEN LIVED
    • [Illustration: Drawing of a mammoth, on a piece of mammoth tusk; found in a cave in France]
    • CHAPTER XVIII
    • HOW EARLY MEN BELIEVED THAT ALL THINGS THAT MOVE ARE ALIVE
    • CHAPTER XIX
    • THE PEOPLE OF OUR TIME WHO WERE MOST LIKE THE CAVE MEN
    • [Illustration: A flint knife; found in Australia]
    • SUGGESTIONS TO TEACHERS
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