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This book contain collection of 24 Short Stories

Marcus of Rome
Brian of Munster
Olaf of Norway
William of Normandy
Baldwin of Jerusalem
Frederick of Hohenstaufen
Harry of Monmouth
Giovanni of Florence
Ixtlil of Tezcuco
Louis of Bourbon
Charles of Sweden
Van Rensselaer of Rensslaerwyck
Zenobia of Palmyra
Helena of Britain
Pulcheria of Constantinople
Clotilda of Burgundy
Woo of Hwang-Ho
Edith of Scotland
Jacqueline of Holland
Catarina of Venice
Theresa of Avila
Elizabeth of Tudor
Christina of Sweden
Ma-ta-oka of Pow-ha-tan



About the Book:


Twelve stories of real boys who influenced historical events through courage, perseverance and fortitude. Learn about Marcus of Rome, Brian of Munster, Olaf of Norway, William of Normandy, Baldwin of Jerusalem, Frederick of Hohenstaufen, Harry of Monmouth, Giovanni of Florence, Ixtil’ of Tezcuco, Louis of Bourbon, Charles of Sweden, and Van Rensselaer of Rensselaerswyck. This volume is also an excellent introduction to the study of history. Originally compiled in 1885 from selections which first appeared in Saint Nicholas magazine, they will delight today’s young readers as much as they did their great-grandparents when these tales first were written.


Twelve stories of real girls who influenced historical events through courage, perseverance and fortitude. Learn about Zenobia of Palmyra, Helena of Britain, Pulcheria of Constantinople, Clotilda of Burgundy, Woo of Whang-Ho, Edith of Scotland, Jacqueline of Holland (featured on our cover), Catarina of Venice, Theresa of Avila, Elizabeth of Tudor, Christina of Sweden, and Ma-Ta-Oka of Pow-Ha-Tan (or Pocahontas). This volume is also an excellent introduction to the study of history. Originally compiled in 1887 from selections which first appeared in Saint Nicholas magazine, they will delight today’s young readers as much as they did their great-grandparents when these tales first were written.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: 


Elbridge Streeter Brooks was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, April 14, 1846 and died in Somerville on January 7, 1902. He wrote many books and stories for children including Historic Girls (1885), Chivalric Days (1886), and The Story of New York (1888).

GENERE
Fantascienza e fantasy
PUBBLICATO
2011
10 dicembre
LINGUA
EN
Inglese
PAGINE
188
EDITORE
Publish This, LLC
DIMENSIONE
18,5
MB

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