|Woodrow Wilson, Twenty-eighth President of the United States.
Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States.
Henry Van Dyke, poet, essayist, and diplomatist.
Lyman Abbott, editor of "The Outlook."
Rudyard Kipling, poet and story-teller.
General Sir R. S. Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts.
Beckles Willson, author of "The Romance of Canada."
Ida Prentice Whitcomb, author of "Young People's Story of Art."
Ellen Velvin, writer of animal stories.
Mary Macgregor, author of "King Arthur's Knights," etc.
Ralph Henry Barbour, author of boys' stories.
T. Gilbert Pearson, executive secretary, National Association of Audubon Societies.
Joseph Jacobs, authority upon folklore.
Theodore Wood, writer on natural history.
Ernest Thompson Seton, writer of stories about natural history and founder of the Woodcraft League.
Amy Steedman, writer on biography.
[page vi] Everett T. Tomlinson, author of boys' stories.
Ralph D. Paine, author of boys' stories.
A. Frederick Collins, author of boys' books.
Don C. Bliss, educator.
Bliss Carman, poet and essayist.
Sir James Matthew Barrie, novelist.
William Canton, story-teller.
Hermann Hagedorn, poet.
Elbridge S. Brooks, writer of boys' stories.
Alfred G. Gardiner, editor of "The London News."
Franklin K. Lane, United States Secretary of the Interior.
Joel Chandler Harris, creator of "Uncle Remus."
Ernest Ingersoll, naturalist.
William L. Finley, State biologist, Oregon.
Charles G. D. Roberts, writer of animal stories.
E. Nesbit, novelist and poet.
Archibald Williams, author of "How It Is Done," etc.
Ira Remsen, former president of Johns Hopkins University.
Gifford Pinchot, professor of forestry, Yale University.
Gustave Kobbé, writer of biographies.
Jacob A. Riis, philanthropist and author.
Emily Huntington Miller, story-writer and poet.
John Lang, writer of children's books.
Jeanie Lang, writer of children's books.
John H. Clifford, editor and writer.
Herbert T. Wade, editor and writer on physics.
Charles R. Gibson, writer on electricity.
Lilian Cask, writer on natural history.
Blanche Marchesi, opera singer and teacher.
John Finnemore, traveler and writer of boys' stories.
Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone.
James Whitcomb Riley, poet.
Charles H. Caffin, author of "A Guide to Pictures."
James Cardinal Gibbons.
Andrew F. Currier, M.D., popular medical writer.
Helen Keller, the blind and deaf writer.
Oliver Herford, humorist and illustrator.