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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2019, 6:36 am

Hero Tales from History by Smith Burnham (1866 - 1947).

This volume celebrates stories of great heroes from the pages of history from Moses and David through Clara Barton and Henry Longfellow. It is divided into nine sections: Mighty Men of Long Ago, Heroes of the Middle Ages, Four Leaders in the Old World, Discoverers and Explorers, Colonists and Pioneers, Patriots of the Revolution, Winners of the West, Famous Inventors, and The Greatest Americans, It is written from a distinct Western and American point of view, but each chapter is a short summary of these people deemed “heroes.”
Smith Burnham was chair of the History and Social Sciences Department at Western State Normal School and Western State Teachers College. He was a nationally known history and social studies educator, and author or co-author of six elementary and secondary U.S. history textbooks that were widely used throughout the United States during the 1920s and 1930
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      Keywords that describe the book: Sir Walter Raleigh, Shakespeare, Charlemagne, homer, alexander, socrates, Columbus, Cromwell, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, Moses, napoleon, Joan of Arc, Nelson, Thomas Jefferson, Robert E. Lee, Patrick Henry, Lafayette, Henry W. Longfellow, inventors, clara barton, David, cortès, magellan, ulysses s. grant, sir francis drake, king alfred, roosevelt, de soto, caeser, william of normandy, john winthrop, lord baltimore, william penn, nathan hale, henry clay, davy farragut, exploreres, patriots

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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2019, 6:40 am

With two of my larger works now complete, here is a new one, long on my drawing board, with easy chapters.

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Post by Kikisaulite » May 23rd, 2019, 6:54 am

Hi, Larry! Great choice! Setting this one up in a minute! :)
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Post by Kikisaulite » May 23rd, 2019, 7:00 am

MW is up. Only the name of the author is not John, but Smith. :) I did correct it already.
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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2019, 7:46 am

Thanks, Kristine!
I could not find much on the author, and I can't believe I slipped a gear on his name. :shock:
I'll set up the MW soon.

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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2019, 10:33 am

READY FOR A DPL and readers!

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Post by BettyB » May 23rd, 2019, 12:11 pm

May I claim 49-52...

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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2019, 8:15 pm

BettyB wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 12:11 pm
May I claim 49-52...

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You've got 'em!
Thanks for our first claims. :)

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Post by Ciufi » May 24th, 2019, 3:18 pm

I'd like to claim 10, 11, and 12, please.

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Post by silverquill » May 24th, 2019, 5:04 pm

Ciufi wrote:
May 24th, 2019, 3:18 pm
I'd like to claim 10, 11, and 12, please.
Thank you!

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Post by LikeManyWaters » May 24th, 2019, 9:00 pm

Please let me claim 25, 30, 41, & 48. :D
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Post by silverquill » May 24th, 2019, 9:40 pm

LikeManyWaters wrote:
May 24th, 2019, 9:00 pm
Please let me claim 25, 30, 41, & 48. :D
You're all set for these.
Thank you.

I was tempted to take Lewis & Clark, since I grew up on the Oregon trail and there were a lot of things named for them, but I have too much on my recording plate. Lots to choose from, and I 'm glad your are taking this one -- and the others, of course.


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Post by Jbholland77 » May 28th, 2019, 12:59 pm

Hi, Could I have 59 & 60 please? :)

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Post by Jbholland77 » May 29th, 2019, 12:42 pm

So sorry! I just realized someone else has already claimed 59 & 60...oops!

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