George Wharton Edwards
A Dutch boy and girl work toward two goals--finding the doctor who can restore their father's memory and winning the competition for the silver skates. Includes a brief biography of the author and a history of ice skating.
The Penn publishing company
Every school child knows the story of how Pocahontas saved the life of Captain John Smith, but that's not the whole story. The Native American Princess, Pocahontas was born as the daughter of Powhatan, chief of the Powhatan confederacy. It was Pocahontas, known as Matoaka by her clan, who interceded on behalf of John Smith in 1608 and then persuaded her father to bring food to the starving colonists at Jamestown. She spent the remainder of her life...