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Hans Brinker By Mary Mapes Dodge
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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
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
St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, October 1878, No. 12 By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Mapes Dodge (January 26, 1831 – August 21, 1905) was... More > an American children's writer and editor, best known for her novel Hans Brinker.Mary was born Mary Elizabeth Mapes to Prof. James Jay Mapes and Sophia Furman in New York City. She acquired a good education under private tutors. In 1851 she married the lawyer William Dodge. Within the next four years she gave birth to two sons, James and Harrington. In 1857, William faced serious financial difficulties and left his family in 1858. A month after his disappearance his body was found dead from an apparent drowning, and Mary Mapes Dodge became a widow.In 1859 she began writing and editing, working with her father to publish two magazines, the Working Farmer and the United States Journal. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Mapes_Dodge< Less
St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Nov 1877-Nov 1878 Scribner's Illustrated By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Mapes Dodge (January 26, 1831 – August 21, 1905) was... More > an American children's writer and editor, best known for her novel Hans Brinker.Mary was born Mary Elizabeth Mapes to Prof. James Jay Mapes and Sophia Furman in New York City. She acquired a good education under private tutors. In 1851 she married the lawyer William Dodge. Within the next four years she gave birth to two sons, James and Harrington. In 1857, William faced serious financial difficulties and left his family in 1858. A month after his disappearance his body was found dead from an apparent drowning, and Mary Mapes Dodge became a widow.In 1859 she began writing and editing, working with her father to publish two magazines, the Working Farmer and the United States Journal. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Mapes_Dodge< Less
St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10. Scribner's Illustrated By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Mapes Dodge (January 26, 1831 – August 21, 1905) was... More > an American children's writer and editor, best known for her novel Hans Brinker.Mary was born Mary Elizabeth Mapes to Prof. James Jay Mapes and Sophia Furman in New York City. She acquired a good education under private tutors. In 1851 she married the lawyer William Dodge. Within the next four years she gave birth to two sons, James and Harrington. In 1857, William faced serious financial difficulties and left his family in 1858. A month after his disappearance his body was found dead from an apparent drowning, and Mary Mapes Dodge became a widow.In 1859 she began writing and editing, working with her father to publish two magazines, the Working Farmer and the United States Journal. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Mapes_Dodge< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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