A Child's Guide to Biography: American Men of Action

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The Minerva Group, Inc., 2001 - 390 Seiten
Burton Egbert Stevenson (1872-1962) was born in Chillicothe, Ohio, and studied (1890-93) at Princeton. He was founder (1918) of the American Library in Paris and director (1918-20, 1925-30). For 58 years (1899-1957), Stevenson was Librarian of the City Library of Chillicothe, Ohio during which time he compiled anthologies, wrote historical fiction and childrens books, two travel books and a number of detective fiction novels, including "The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet" (1912), which was adapted for the film In the Next Room (1930).CONTENTSA Talk About BiographyThe BeginnersWashington to LincolnLincoln and His SuccessorsStatesmenPioneersGreat SoldiersGreat Sailors
 

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CHAPTER
11
THE BEGINNERS
25
IVLINCOLN AND His SUCCESSORS
129
VSTATESMEN
169
PIONEERS
214
Summary to Chapter VI
258
GREAT SAILORS
320
Summary to Chapter VIII
377
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