America First by Lawton B. Evans

By Lawton B. Evans

Selection of 100 action-packed tales, overlaying the variety of yank background, from the 1st stopover at of Leif the fortunate to the exploits of Sergeant York in global warfare I. In pertaining to the lengthy, exciting tale of the pains and triumphs of the pioneers and patriots, the writer goals to gratify the affection of youngsters for the dramatic and picturesque, to meet them with tales which are real, and to lead them to conversant in the good characters within the heritage in their personal state. appropriate for a while nine and up.

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This edition, first published in 2010 by Yesterday's Classics, an imprint of Yesterday's Classics, LLC, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Milton Bradley Company in 1920. This title is available in a print edition (ISBN 978-1-59915-209-7). Yesterday's Classics, LLC PO Box 3418 Chapel Hill, NC 27515 Yesterday's Classics Yesterday's Classics republishes classic books for children from the golden age of children's literature, the era from 1880 to 1920. Many of our titles are offered in high-quality paperback editions, with text cast in modern easy-to-read type for today's readers.

On landing, his men with him looked about, called aloud, blew trumpets and fired off their guns, but there was not a sight or a sound of any of the colonists. All night they searched, and next day. At last they came to a few huts, broken down and long unused; there were also some torn bits of clothing scattered about. No signs could be found of any colonists having been near in a great while. On a tree near by was carved the word, croatan. ON A TREE NEARBY WAS CARVED THE WORD 'CROATAN'. Governor White, when he saw this, thought he knew what had become of the colonists, because he had told them that if, for any cause, it was necessary for them to move away, they should carve on a tree or door-post the name of the place to which they were going.

For four years he served as a soldier; then, getting tired of obeying orders, he left his company and built for himself a hut in the woods. Here he did all his own work, cooked, and studied military tactics. He was determined to be a great soldier. He now set out for the East to join the Christians who were fighting the Turks. As he passed through France, our young hero lost his money, and had a hard time to keep himself from starving. Finally he reached a port, after walking many miles and begging food along the road, and he boarded a vessel bound for Italy.

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