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Selected Christian Adventure Stores Vol. 2 By W.H. Kingston
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Volume 2 contains 4 exciting adventure stories: Afar in the Forest, Adventures in the Far West, Archibald Hughson, and Ben Burton.
Selected Christian Adventure Stores Vol. 2 By W.H. Kingston
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Volume 2 contains 4 exciting adventure stories: Afar in the Forest, Adventures in the Far West, Archibald Hughson, and Ben Burton.
Jack in the Rockies ;A Boy's Adventures with a Pack Train By George Bird Grinnell
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Jack Danvers, traveling day after day until he had reached Bismarck, Dakota, where he found awaiting him Hugh Johnson, as grave, as white-haired, and as cheery as ever. At Bismarck they had taken the... More > up-river steamer, "Josephine," and the boat had sailed early on the morning of July 5th. Hugh and Jack were on their way back up to the Piegan country. They had separated at Bismarck the previous autumn, and while Hugh kept on down the river, to take a west-bound train, which should carry him back to Mr. Sturgis' ranch in Wyoming, Jack had gone East, to spend the winter in New York.< Less
The Swiss Family Robinson: Or, Adventures On a Desert Island By Jean Rudolph Wyss
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The Swiss Family Robinson: Or, Adventures On a Desert Island by Jean Rudolph Wyss; Illustrated by Milo Winter, 1916 Written by Swiss pastor Johann David Wyss and edited by his son Johann Rudolf... More > Wyss, the novel was intended to teach his four sons about family values, good husbandry, the uses of the natural world and self-reliance. Wyss's attitude toward education is in line with the teachings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and many of the episodes have to do with Christian-oriented moral lessons such as frugality, husbandry, acceptance, cooperation, etc. The adventures are presented as a series of lessons in natural history and the physical sciences, and resemble other, similar educational books for children in this period.< Less
The Swiss Family Robinson: Or Adventures In a Desert Island By Johann David Wyss
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The Swiss Family Robinson: Or Adventures in a Desert Island By Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson,... More > Australia. Many years ago, an English translation of the first part of this charming tale appeared; and few books have obtained such deserved popularity. The gradual progress of the family from utter destitution and misery, to happiness and abundance, arising from their own labour, perseverance, and obedience, together with the effect produced on the different characters of the sons by the stirring adventures they met with, created a deep and absorbing interest. This conclusion was happily supplied by one of the most accomplished and elegant writers of her day, the Baroness de Montolieu; and, sanctioned and approved by the son of the lamented author, the entire work was published in France, and has for many years held a distinguished rank in the juvenile libraries there.< Less
The Collected Adventures of Edgar Williams Volume 1 By David Pearce
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Follow in the footsteps of the new Victorian gentleman adventurer, Edgar Williams, in this collection of three thrilling stories, tracing his travels around the world. In 'The Quest for the Lion's... More > Whisker' he ventures forth from his comfortable life in England to explore darkest Africa and experiences adventures he never thought possible, in a world he never knew existed. Set several years later, 'A Rage in Siam' finds Williams hired to assassinate a gun-runner in the steamy jungles of Asia, while 'The Secretive Serpent of Storjord' will see him pitted against a deadly mythical foe in the frozen fjords of Norway.< Less
The Collected Adventures of Edgar Williams Volume 1 By David Pearce
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Follow in the footsteps of the new Victorian gentleman adventurer, Edgar Williams, in this collection of three thrilling stories, tracing his travels around the world. In 'The Quest for the Lion's... More > Whisker' he ventures forth from his comfortable life in England to explore darkest Africa and experiences adventures he never thought possible, in a world he never knew existed. Set several years later, 'A Rage in Siam' finds Williams hired to assassinate a gun-runner in the steamy jungles of Asia, while 'The Secretive Serpent of Storjord' will see him pitted against a deadly mythical foe in the frozen fjords of Norway.< Less
Among Malay Pirates a Tale of Adventure and Peril By G. A. Henty
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In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates, have a couple of tales of India, a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California, and finish off escaping from... More > captivity in China. AMONG MALAY PIRATES (excerpt) "I wish most heartily that something would happen," Harry Parkhurst, a midshipman of some sixteen years of age, said to his chum, Dick Balderson, as they leaned on the rail of her majesty's gunboat Serpent, and looked gloomily at the turbid stream that rolled past the ship as she lay at anchor. "One day is just like another—one is in a state of perspiration from morning till night, and from night till morning. There seems to be always a mist upon the water; and if it were not that we get up steam every three or four days and run out for twenty-four hours for a breath of fresh air, I believe that we should be all eaten up with fever in no time...< Less
Among Malay Pirates A Tale of Adventure and Peril By G. A. Henry
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In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates, have a couple of tales of India, a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California, and finish off escaping from... More > captivity in China. AMONG MALAY PIRATES (excerpt) "I wish most heartily that something would happen," Harry Parkhurst, a midshipman of some sixteen years of age, said to his chum, Dick Balderson, as they leaned on the rail of her majesty's gunboat Serpent, and looked gloomily at the turbid stream that rolled past the ship as she lay at anchor. "One day is just like another—one is in a state of perspiration from morning till night, and from night till morning. There seems to be always a mist upon the water; and if it were not that we get up steam every three or four days and run out for twenty-four hours for a breath of fresh air, I believe that we should be all eaten up with fever in no time. Of course, they are always talking of Malay pirates up the river kicking up a row; but it never seems to come off."< Less
Tyler Trio Adventure Salem Witch Hunt By B.A. Parra
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A portrait of a girl enchants Nathan Tyler so the brothers travel to Salem, Massachusetts, in the year,1692 to find her. While there, Nathan is arrested for kidnapping and Timothy is trapped with a... More > Puritan father who believes him to be his lost son. The townsfolk believe in witchcraft and are suspicious of strangers. Robby races against time trying to save them both. Will he be able to free his siblings and help Nathan find the girl with green eyes?< Less

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