Fifty Famous People: A Book of Short Stories by James Baldwin

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Author Baldwin, James, 1841-1925
Title Fifty Famous People: A Book of Short Stories
Contents Saving the birds -- Another bird story -- Speaking a piece -- Writing a composition -- The whistle -- The Ettrick Shepherd -- The Caliph and the poet -- "Beccos! Beccos! Beccos!" -- A lesson in humility -- The midnight ride -- The boy and the wolf -- Another wolf story -- The horseshoe nails -- The landlord's mistake -- A lesson in manners -- Going to sea -- The shepherd-boy painter -- Two great painters -- The king and the bees -- Our first great painter -- The young scout -- The lad who rode sidesaddle -- The whisperers -- How a prince learned to read -- "Read, and you will know" -- The young cupbearer -- The sons of the Caliph -- The boy and the robbers -- A lesson in justice -- The general and the fox -- The bomb -- A story of old Rome -- Saved by a dolphin -- "Little brothers of the air" -- A clever slave -- One of Aesop's fables -- The dark day -- The surly guest -- The story of a great story -- The king and the page -- The hunted king -- "Try, try again!" -- Why he carried the turkey -- The paddle-wheel boat -- The Caliph and the gardener -- The cowherd who become a poet -- The lover of men -- The charocoal man and the king -- Which was the king? -- The golden tripod.
Language English
LoC Class PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres
Subject Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature
Subject Heroes -- Juvenile literature
Subject Character -- Juvenile literature
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EBook-No. 6168
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Most Recently Updated Dec 29, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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