Author: Jacob Abbott
Publisher: The Floating Press
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Learning doesn't have to be drudgery, as this exciting tale proves again and again. Younger readers with an interest in history and geography will adore Forests of Maine from author Jacob Abbott. Intrepid adventurer Marco Paul explores Maine and surrounding areas, seamlessly combining fascinating facts and fun adventure.
Forests of Maine Marco Paul's Adventures in Pursuit of Knowledge by Jacob Abbott One summer, Forester and Marco Paul formed a plan for going to Quebec. Marco was very much interested in going to Quebec, as he wanted to see the fortifications. Forester had told him that Quebec was a strongly-fortified city, being a military post of great importance, belonging to the British government. Marco was very much pleased at the idea of seeing the fortifications, and the soldiers that he supposed must be placed there to defend them. On their way to Quebec, they had to sail up the Kennebec in a steamboat. As they were passing along, Marco and Forester sat upon the deck. It was a pleasant summer morning. They had been sailing all night upon the sea, on the route from Boston to the mouth of the Kennebec. They entered the mouth of the Kennebec very early in the morning, just before Forester and Marco got up. And thus it happened that when they came up upon the deck, they found that they were sailing in a river. The water was smooth and glassy, shining brilliantly under the rays of the morning sun, which was just beginning to rise. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.
Author: Wesley T. Mott
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Literary Criticism
Contains biographical sketches of authors who wrote or began publishing their major works during the American Renaissance in New England (between 1830 and 1860). Wide scope of authors includes: novelists, poets, essayists, editors, humorists, translators, compilers, journalists, reformers, abolitionists, scientists, lexicographers; special attention is given to the Transcendental authors - headed by Emerson and Thoreau.