“How can one become acquainted with the histories of some of the famous men of the United States? A very good way is to read ’The Founders of America,’ by Edwin Wildman, wherein the life stories of fifteen men who founded our country are told”—New York Post.
“An informing, interesting and inspiring book for boys.”—Presbyterian Banner.
" ... Is a book that should be read by every boy in the whole country....”—Atlanta Constitution.
With a complete index.
By CHARLES LEE LEWIS
Professor, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis
“Professor Lewis does not make the mistake of bringing together simply a collection of biographical sketches. In connection with the life of John Paul Jones, Stephen Decatur, and other famous naval officers, he groups the events of the period in which the officer distinguished himself, and combines the whole into a colorful and stirring narrative.”—Boston Herald.
Each, one volume, cloth decorative, 12mo, illustrated, with a jacket in color $1.65
This story happened many hundreds of years ago in the quaint Flemish city of Bruges and concerns a little girl named Karen, who worked at lace-making with her aged grandmother.
“No works in juvenile fiction contain so many of the elements that stir the hearts of children and grown-ups as well as do the stories so admirably told by this author.”—Louisville Daily Courier.
“The story should be one of the influences in the life of every child to whom good stories can be made to appeal.”—Public Ledger.
“This touching and pleasing story is told with a wealth of interest coupled with enlivening descriptions of the country where its scenes are laid and of the people thereof”—Wilmington Every Evening.
“The stories are music in prose—they are like pearls on a chain of gold—each word seems exactly the right word in the right place; the stories sing themselves out, they are so beautifully expressed.”—The Lafayette Leader.
“This retelling of an old Twelfth Night romance is a creation almost as perfect as her ‘Christmas Porringer.’”—Lexington Herald.