Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates


A classic written in 1865, which introduces the history and the unique and courageous character of the Dutch people. The main theme is family love and devotion under stress. Besides being an exciting story to children, 21 of the 48 chapters touch upon Dutch art, architecture, music, and history. The struggle for civil and religious freedom in the Netherlands is important in the history of liberty. Mary Mapes Dodge’s story-telling artistry will take you and your student on an unforgettable journey.

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Weight7.2 oz
Dimensions.8 x 5.2 x 8 in

381 pages


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