Publisher Description

It is a novel book. A part of the novel became an American legend. In the novel a tale is read out in class: The Hero of Haarlem about a Dutch boy who saved his country by putting his finger in a leaking dike, and staying there all night in spite of the cold. The book was an instant bestseller. Later in life she was an associate editor of Hearth and Home, edited by Harriet Beecher Stowe. She became an editor in her own right with the children's St. Nicholas Magazine, for she was able to solicit stories from a number of well-known writers including Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, and Robert Louis Stevenson.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
1905
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
55
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
48.2
KB

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