E. S. Brooks Collection [NOOK Book]

E. S. Brooks Collection

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Overview

This book contain collection of 24 Short Stories
1. Marcus of Rome
2. Brian of Munster
3. Olaf of Norway
4. William of Normandy
5. Baldwin of Jerusalem
6. Frederick of Hohenstaufen
7. Harry of Monmouth
8. Giovanni of Florence
9. Ixtlil of Tezcuco
10. Louis of Bourbon
11. Charles of Sweden
12. Van Rensselaer of Rensslaerwyck
13. Zenobia of Palmyra
14. Helena of Britain
15. Pulcheria of Constantinople
16. Clotilda of Burgundy
17. Woo of Hwang-Ho
18. Edith of Scotland
19. Jacqueline of Holland
20. Catarina of Venice
21. Theresa of Avila
22. Elizabeth of Tudor
23. Christina of Sweden
24. 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).
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013842489
  • Publisher: Publish This, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 17 MB
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