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Hans Brinker By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Dodge, who never visited the Netherlands until after the novel was published, wrote the novel at age 34. She was inspired by her reading of John L. Motley's lengthy, multi-volume history works: The... More > Rise of the Dutch Republic, and The History of the United Netherlands. Dodge subsequently did further bibliographical research into the country. She also received plentiful firsthand information about Dutch life from her immigrant Dutch neighbors, the Scharffs, and Dodge noted in her preface to the 1875 edition of the book that the story of Hans Brinker's father was "founded strictly upon fact". Full of Dutch cultural and historical information, the book became an instant bestseller, outselling all other books in its first year of publication except Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend. The novel has since been continuously in print, most often in multiple editions and formats, and remains a children's classic.< Less
Hans Brinker By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Dodge, who never visited the Netherlands until after the novel was published, wrote the novel at age 34. She was inspired by her reading of John L. Motley's lengthy, multi-volume history works: The... More > Rise of the Dutch Republic, and The History of the United Netherlands. Dodge subsequently did further bibliographical research into the country. She also received plentiful firsthand information about Dutch life from her immigrant Dutch neighbors, the Scharffs, and Dodge noted in her preface to the 1875 edition of the book that the story of Hans Brinker's father was "founded strictly upon fact". Full of Dutch cultural and historical information, the book became an instant bestseller, outselling all other books in its first year of publication except Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend. The novel has since been continuously in print, most often in multiple editions and formats, and remains a children's classic.< Less
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Ug Goes Out By Eric Brinker
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When a caveman quits his job at the coffee shop, he takes a break to discover who he truly is. This is a great book for teaching kids about identity, self worth, and talent. Could also be used to... More > teach literary tools such as first-person perspective, voice, and style. The author, a middle-school teacher, wrote and illustrated the book. Includes an art gallery of the main character by a guest artist.< Less
Ug Goes Out By Eric Brinker
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When a caveman quits his job at the coffee shop, he takes a break to discover who he truly is. This is a great book for teaching kids about identity, self worth, and talent. Could also be used to... More > teach literary tools such as first-person perspective, voice, and style. The author, a middle-school teacher, wrote and illustrated the book. Includes an art gallery of the main character by a guest artist.< Less
95 Gigs You Can Do From Home By Eric Brinker
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This simple guide gives you 95 jobs you can do from home. Plus, you'll also get this free bonus guide: The 3 Proven, Scientific Methods To Finding A Highly Profitable, High-Need Niche That You Can Do... More > Right Now. You'll get the story of how the author quit his full-time job to start a six-figure home based freelancer business, and the exact steps the author took to make that happen. If you've got the drive, if you want to supplement your income and/or quit your job and work from home... if you've got kids and want to make some money on the side without leaving the house... if you just want to be your own boss and set your own schedule... start with this guide: 95 Jobs You Can Do From Home.< Less
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Classic Tale of Dutch Culture and Heritage (Hardcover) By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker is a classic children's story set in the Netherlands, following the titular character as he aspires to compete in ice skating races and help his family. At the start, we discover that... More > our young hero is responsible for his entire family's welfare, after his father was injured in an accident. Rather than be downcast by his father's poor condition, Hans is emboldened and determined to turn the family's fortunes around by competing in ice skating races. The stakes become higher as a potential but expensive cure for Hans' stricken father is revealed by the family's doctor. Today, this tale of youthful gallantry remains well-known and celebrated in the Netherlands. Its accurate details of traditional Dutch life enthralled curious readers and introduced them to a country hitherto little-known in children's literature. Virtues held highly in the Dutch culture; of both cooperation and competition, are well expressed in the hero's character and - as the story progresses - his family members.< Less
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Classic Tale of Dutch Culture and Heritage By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker is a classic children's story set in the Netherlands, following the titular character as he aspires to compete in ice skating races and help his family. At the start, we discover that... More > our young hero is responsible for his entire family's welfare, after his father was injured in an accident. Rather than be downcast by his father's poor condition, Hans is emboldened and determined to turn the family's fortunes around by competing in ice skating races. The stakes become higher as a potential but expensive cure for Hans' stricken father is revealed by the family's doctor. Today, this tale of youthful gallantry remains well-known and celebrated in the Netherlands. Its accurate details of traditional Dutch life enthralled curious readers and introduced them to a country hitherto little-known in children's literature. Virtues held highly in the Dutch culture; of both cooperation and competition, are well expressed in the hero's character and - as the story progresses - his family members.< Less

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