The Wild Man of the West, by R.M. Ballantyne.
The action of this book takes place entirely in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in North America. We can certainly appreciate the hardness of the life of the hunters in those days, which were during the early part of the nineteenth century. The action is very well narrated, and is very exciting and interesting. All sorts of things are suddenly pulled together in the very last few pages, and it would be quite hard for the reader to guess w...
The Two Elsies
A Sequel to Elsie at Nantucket
By Martha Finley
LIST OF THE ELSIE BOOKS AND OTHER POPULAR BOOKS BY MARTHA FINLEY
ELSIE DINSMORE. ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS. ELSIE'S GIRLHOOD. ELSIE'S WOMANHOOD. ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD. ELSIE'S CHILDREN. ELSIE'S WIDOWHOOD. GRANDMOTHER ELSIE. ELSIE'S NEW RELATIONS. ELSIE AT NANTUCKET. THE TWO ELSIES. ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN. ELSIE'S FRIENDS AT WOODBURN. CHRIS...
Afar in the Forest, by W.H.G. Kingston.
This is not a long book, but is very much in the Kingston style, that is, the style he employs when writing about land based adventures, as opposed to sea based ones.
It is quite difficult to follow who is who in this story, and why they are doing what they do. I suggest that you use a pen and paper to jot down people's names as and when they make their appearance.
But there are some surprises regarding who is related to whom, a device which Kingst...
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THE YACHT CLUB SERIES.
THE YACHT CLUB;
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AUTHOR OF "YOUNG AMERICA ABROAD," "THE ARMY AND NAVY SERIES," "THE WOODVILLE STORIES," "THE STARRY FLAG SERIES," "THE BOAT CLUB STORIES," "THE LAKE SHORE SERIES," "THE UPWARD AND ONWARD ...
THE RED CROSS GIRLS WITH THE RUSSIAN ARMY
[Illustration: BARBARA PRESENTED HIM WITH THE ELECTRIC LAMP.
( See page 150. )]
The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army
Author of "The Ranch Girls Series," "Stories
about Camp Fire Girls Series," etc.
The John C. Winston Company
Copyright, 1916, by
THE JOHN C. WINSTON CO.
I. A PEASANT'S HUT IN RUSSIA 7
II. A FORMER ACQUAINTANCE 23
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THE WIZARD OF THE SEA
A Trip Under the Ocean
Author of "A Schoolboy's Pluck," Etc.
A. L. Burt Company, Publishers New York Copyright, 1900 by The Mershon Company
[Illustration: IN FRONT OF HIM WAS A HUGE OCTOPUS. P. 112.]
I. INTRODUCING OUR HEROES. 1 II. A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. 8 III. THE GREAT FIGHT. 14 IV. ON THE ROAD. 20 V. HOKE UMMER'S TREACHERY. 26 VI. OUT ON THE BAY. ...
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"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
BY THE AUTHORS OF "THE WIDE, WIDE WORLD," ETC. ETC.
WITH COLOURED FRONTISPIECE.
LONDON: GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS, THE BROADWAY, LUDGATE.
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ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTS
Author of "Elsie Dinsmore," "Elsie at Home," etc.
Special Authorized Edition
M. A. Donohue & Co.
Chicago New York
By Dodd, Mead & Company.
Made in U.S.A.
Captain Raymond went back to the hotel feeling somewhat lonely and
heartsore over the parting from his eldest hope, but as he entered the
private parlor where his young wife and most of the party were, his look
and manner had all their accustomed cheerines...
Moni der Geissbub
Der Moni fühlt sich wohl
Um zu dem Badehaus Fideris zu gelangen, muss man steil und lang die H"ohe hinaufsteigen, nachdem man die Strasse verlassen hat, die sich durch das lange Tal des Pr"attigau nach oben schl"angelt. So mühsam keuchen dann die Pferde den Berg hinauf, dass man lieber aussteigt und zu Fuss die grüne H"ohe erreicht.
Nach einem l"angeren Anstieg kommt man erst zum Dorf Fideris, das auf der freundlichen, grünen Anh"ohe liegt. Von da geht es weiter in die Berge hinein, bis das eins...