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Good stories for great birthdays : arranged for story-telling and reading aloud and for the children's own reading

Author: Frances Jenkins Olcott
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1922.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects over 200 true stories that celebrate the birthdays of 23 deceased patriot-founders and upbuilders of the republics of both North and South America. Stories are arranged to follow the school year.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olcott, Frances Jenkins.
Good stories for great birthdays.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1922
(OCoLC)647227232
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Jenkins Olcott
OCLC Number: 1402400
Notes: " ... Over 200 stories celebrating 23 great birthdays of patriot-founders and upbuilders of the republics of both North and South America ... No living Americans are celebrated."--Foreword.
Description: xxviii, 483 pages : frontispiece, plates ; 21 cm
Contents: October 12, Columbus and Discoverer's Day --
October 14, William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania --
October 27, Theodore Roosevelt, America's hero --
October 30, John Adams, the son of liberty --
November 15, William Pitt, defender of America --
December 2, Dom Pedro the Second, the Magnanimous, the best Republican in Brazil --
December 20, William Bradford, and the landing of the Pilgrims --
January 7, General Israel Putnam, "Old Put" --
January 11, Alexander Hamilton, defender of the Constitution --
January 17, Benjamin Franklin, the American Socrates --
February 12, Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator --
February 22, George Washington, the father of his country --
February 25, Jose de San Martin of Argentina, the protector --
March 15, Andrew Jackson, Old Hickory --
April 13, Thomas Jefferson, the framer of the Declaration of Independence --
May 29, Patrick Henry, the orator of the War for Independence --
June 9, Francisco de Miranda of Venezuela, the flaming son of liberty --
June 23-24, Roger Williams and the founding of Providence --
July 6, John Paul Jones, America's immortal sea-fighter --
July 24, Simon Bolivar of Venezuela, the Liberator --
August 20, Bernardo O'Higgins, first soldier, first citizen of Chile --
September 6, The Marquis de Lafayette, the friend of America --
September 24, John Marshall, the expounder of the Constitution --
Appendix. I. Programme of stories from the history of the United States ; II. Story programme of South America's struggle for independence.
Responsibility: by Frances Jenkins Olcott.
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Collects over 200 true stories that celebrate the birthdays of 23 deceased patriot-founders and upbuilders of the republics of both North and South America. Stories are arranged to follow the school year.

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