[Complete] Lion Ben of Elm Island by Elijah Kellogg - lt

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Post by Lynnet » June 25th, 2016, 5:55 pm

Lion Ben of Elm Island by Elijah Kellogg (1813 - 1901).
All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/lion-ben-of-elm-island-by-elijah-kellogg/

An adventure story for boys, in which the author aims to "impart pleasure, and, at the same time, inspire respect for labor, integrity and every noble sentiment". There is a sense of nostalgia, as Kellogg sets his story in bygone days, when the grandfathers of his readers were mere boys, facing the challenges and perils of frontier life and developing the character needed to transform the wilderness in to the land of freedom and plenty. ( Lynne Thompson)
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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Elijah Kellogg) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elijah_Kellogg
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    8. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 23
    9. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    10. Original publication date (if known): 1868
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    Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Action & Adventure

    Keywords that describe the book: labor, frontier, wilderness, pioneer, boys, maine, integrity

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Post by 2839reader » July 20th, 2016, 12:11 am

Hi, claim 5, 11, and 18 please.?
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Post by Lynnet » July 20th, 2016, 7:29 am

2839reader wrote:Hi, claim 5, 11, and 18 please.?
Thanks for getting this under way :D
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Post by jillebean » July 20th, 2016, 9:29 am

Hi Lynne.

May I DPL?

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Post by Lynnet » July 20th, 2016, 10:22 am

jillebean wrote:Hi Lynne.

May I DPL?

Jill
Thanks, Jill.
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Post by 2839reader » July 25th, 2016, 6:37 pm

Signature: KATHLEEN

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Post by Lynnet » July 25th, 2016, 7:16 pm

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Post by jillebean » July 26th, 2016, 9:54 pm

Chapters 5, 11, and 18 are PL OK! Thanks Kathleen!

Jill :)
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Post by Monaxi » August 26th, 2016, 6:51 pm

I would like to claim section 1. Thank you!

ETA: Shall I include the Preface?
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Post by Lynnet » August 26th, 2016, 6:58 pm

Monaxi wrote:I would like to claim section 1. Thank you!

ETA: Shall I include the Preface?
I didn't include it in the word count, but you can read it as "preface and chapter 1" if you'd like :D
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Post by Monaxi » August 27th, 2016, 7:15 pm

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Post by Lynnet » August 27th, 2016, 8:08 pm

Monaxi wrote:Preface and Chapter 1 are ready for PL: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/lionbenofelmisland_01_kellogg_128kb.mp3 24:21
Thank you
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Post by jillebean » August 27th, 2016, 9:59 pm

Preface and Chapter 1 are PL OK. Nicely done!

Jill :thumbs:
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Post by Lynnet » August 28th, 2016, 7:02 am

Chapter 6 is ready for PL.
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Post by jillebean » August 29th, 2016, 9:10 pm

Chapter 6 is PL OK! Thanks Lynne!

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