James Whitcomb Riley - Young Patriot Series #5 Paperback

James Whitcomb Riley - Young Patriot Series #5 Paperback

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    Author: Minnie Belle Mitchell & Montrew Dunham
    Format: Paperback
    Publisher: Patria Press
    Series: Young Patriots Series Paperback
    Ages: 8 to 12
    Size: 5½ x 8½
    Total Pages: 116
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    Mr. Riley took Bud (James' nickname) to the bank above the deep pool. "Ready?" he asked. "Ready!" shrieked Bud with delight. "In you go then," said his father as he tossed him into the water. "Now swim out!" he shouted. But Bud didn't swim out!

    What happened to James Whitcomb (Bud) Riley at the swimming hole that day? Find out as you travel back in time to the boyhood of one of the most popular poets of the early 20th century. Author of "Little Orphan Annie," "The Old Swimmin' Hole," and hundreds more poems, Bud Riley spent his childhood in mid-19th century Indiana where stagecoaches where a common sight, rope swings were the only thrill rides, and telling spooky stories by firelight was the best entertainment of all!

    Text in this title originally published in the Children of Famous Americans series.