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Post by jillebean » February 9th, 2021, 10:26 pm

Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 25, April 20, 1880, by Various ( - )
Harper's Young People is an illustrated weekly publication for children that includes short stories, tales from history, natural history, poetry, puzzles, and other fun. This 25th issue of the serial was published on April 20th, 1880 and in its pages it contains the continuing tales of a young sailor as he plays witness to a great sea hunt and comes into port for the first time, the history of George Washington's life from his marriage and acquisition of Mount Vernon to his appointment as general of the Continental Army, a first-hand account of a bee's mansion tour from their human dinner guest, a visit to the magical grotto where you can swim in the sky and cup silver in the palm of your hand, the story of a pioneer's unexpected wrestling match, and much more. This periodical was published by Harper & Brothers, known today for their publications Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Magazine. (Summary by Jill Engle)
Source text (please read only from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28790

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  • Project Code: D76aU9yw
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  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 11
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  • Original publication date (if known): 1880
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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction; Children's Non-fiction; Short Stories

Keywords that describe the book: poetry, children, history, sailor, animals, story, books, short stories, Europe, hunt, India, nesting, bird, africa, honey, Storm, bee, pollen, letter, bear, sea, Farmer, dreams, cat, Vénus, soldiers, fishing, pigs, whale, taxes, Mother, ocean, refraction, rain, Czar, puzzle, moon, fire, escape, nursery rhyme, vermont, farm, tiger, duck, election, lunar eclipse, log cabin, congress, buffalo, monkeys, olympus, illustrations, post office, mail, rock of gibraltar, diver, advertisements, attack, nest, grub, larva, clock, harpoon, king henry, kite, lightning, alligator, whalers, anchor, merchents, hephaestus, trident, grotto, bacchus, capri, blue grotto, albatross, petrel, diomedea exulans, nestlings, defense mechanism, preserves, pen, depth, underwater, son, bumblebee, bee bread, shrink, grubs, brood, mount vernon, representation, troops, lexington, continental army, limbs, hay bed

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Post by JorWat » February 10th, 2021, 1:53 am

Just checking in.
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Post by jillebean » February 10th, 2021, 7:09 am

JorWat wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 1:53 am
Just checking in.
Thanks Jordan! Jordan will be our DPL. Welcome to another issue!

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Post by silverquill » February 10th, 2021, 9:10 am

Could I put in an early claim for the The Albatross?
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Post by jillebean » February 10th, 2021, 9:28 am

silverquill wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 9:10 am
Could I put in an early claim for the The Albatross?
You can! It will be section 6. Glad to have you, Larry!

Jill

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Post by aradlaw » February 10th, 2021, 9:47 am

Hi Jill, I will be right back with a MW. :)
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Post by MichelleHannah » February 10th, 2021, 10:01 am

I will take the Bear Story and The Story of George Washington if available.

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Post by DHSKeyClub » February 10th, 2021, 11:08 am

Hello,

Would it be possible to claim The Royal Blacksmith (and whatever else might be in that section)?

Thanks

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Post by jillebean » February 10th, 2021, 1:59 pm

aradlaw wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 9:47 am
Hi Jill, I will be right back with a MW. :)
Wonderful! Welcome to another issue! :) I've updated the MW and should be ready for Readers Wanted whenever it works for you to move us. Thank you!

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Post by jillebean » February 10th, 2021, 2:01 pm

MichelleHannah wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 10:01 am
I will take the Bear Story and The Story of George Washington if available.
They are available! The George Washington section also contains the short "Puck and Blossom" story, too. Hopefully, you'll be okay with reading that, too. Thanks!

Jill

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Post by jillebean » February 10th, 2021, 2:02 pm

DHSKeyClub wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 11:08 am
Hello,

Would it be possible to claim The Royal Blacksmith (and whatever else might be in that section)?

Thanks
Certainly! Thanks for joining us for another Harper's Young People! The Royal Blacksmith is all yours. :)

Jill

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Post by mleigh » February 10th, 2021, 2:37 pm

Could I have section 2, Two Narrow Escapes?


Thanks,

M

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Post by aradlaw » February 10th, 2021, 4:11 pm

We are moving over to Short Works. ->>>
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Post by MichelleHannah » February 10th, 2021, 6:56 pm

jillebean wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 2:01 pm
They are available! The George Washington section also contains the short "Puck and Blossom" story, too. Hopefully, you'll be okay with reading that, too. Thanks!

Jill
Yes! No problem.

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Post by jillebean » February 10th, 2021, 7:35 pm

mleigh wrote:
February 10th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Could I have section 2, Two Narrow Escapes?
Thanks,
M
Yes, you can! Thanks for your claim. :)

Jill

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