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A Boy Knight

"[...] When the boys had assembled, Frank put the matter before the Club, and all without hesitation declared for John McCormack. They had heard his records on the victrola, and were desirous of seeing and hearing himself. When Frank informed the director, Father Boone said: "That's all hunky dory," an expression he used when he was well satisfied, and when the committee which the boys had sent to thank him for his kind thought appeared, he said: [...]."

A Boy’s Town

William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel A Modern Instance, published in 1882, which describes the decay of a marriage. His 1885 novel The Rise of Silas Lapham is perhaps his best known, describing the rise and fall of an American entrepreneur in the paint business. His social views were also strongly reflected in the novels Annie Kilburn (1888) and A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890). While known primarily as a novelist, his short story "Editha" (1905) - included in the collection Between the Dark and the Daylight (1907) - appears in many anthologies of American literature. Howells also wrote plays, criticism, and essays about contemporary literary figures such as Ibsen, Zola, Verga, and, especially, Tolstoy, which helped establish their reputations in the United States. He also wrote critically in support of many American writers. It is perhaps in this role that he had his greatest influence.

A Chance for Himself: Or, Jack Hazard and His Treasure

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A Little Hero

Eight-year-old Jeff is sent from India to live with his mother's estranged family in Scotland, where he tries to be brave for his mother's sake.

A Son of the State

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Adventures of Tom Sawyer

In Mark Twain's classic tale of friendship and adventure, Tom Sawyer is the trouble-making leader of the boys in a small town in Missouri. Tom uses his wit to talk his friends into all kinds of adventures, including witnessing a murder, pretending to be pirates, and finding treasure! Even school is an adventure with Tom in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.

Anecdotes for Boys

Anecdotes for Boys is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Harvey Newcomb is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Harvey Newcomb then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. **

Bealby: A Holiday by H. G. Wells – Delphi Classics (Illustrated)

This eBook features the unabridged text of ?Bealby: A Holiday? from the bestselling edition of ?The Complete Works of H. G. Wells?. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Wells includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily.eBook features:* The complete unabridged text of ?Bealby: A Holiday?* Beautifully illustrated with images related to Wells?s works* Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook* Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit to learn more about our wide range of titles