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By E. B. KNIPE and A. A. KNIPE
A romantic story of service and patriotism
in war-torn France,
Where Jeannette, a brave young French girl,
faces dangers and death to aid her beloved
country.
And, amid the tragedies and frightfulness
of war, is able to laugh and love with the
philosophical courage of the indomitable
French soldier.
FIVE LA FRANCE!” sketches a vivid picture of the heroic Spirit

of France, which is typified in the idolized character of the Maid of Orleans.

The story opens in Rheims during the first bombardment by the Germans of that worshipped Cathedral, one of the best known and most beautiful buildings in the world.

Jeannette, the young
heroine, and her dear old
grandfather, a veteran
of the war of 1870 and a Other Books by the Same Authors

of the Cross
of the Legion, leave
Rheims, cross the de-

THE LUCKY SIXPENCE
vastated battlefield of
the Marne and seek

A pretty novel for young people about a
safety in Paris.

little English girl's experiences in the
How Jeannette meets

colonies. Illustrated. Price $1.50.
Eddie Reed, the Amer-
ican Ambulance clriver: BEATRICE OF DENEWOOD
how she finds work to be

The sequel to "The Lucky Sixpence."
done in the hospital at

Entertaining and instructive. Illustrated.
Neuilly; how she returns

Price $1.50,
finally to her

dear Rheims; what she finds there; the adventures

THE LOST LITTLE LADY and dangers she

.I mystery story with a Civil War setting
counters; the three sad

in New York. Illustrated. Price $1.50.
messages from the front;
and-well, the denoue-

PEG O' THE RING
ment to the story, all
form a beautiful and in-

The story of Peggy of Denewood and
spiring narrative with

her many exciting adventures. Illustrated.
an historically accurate Price $1.50.
background.
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Boys are seeking always two thingsAdventure
and Knowledge. These fascinating and
thrilling books supply the boys' demands.

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THE BOY VIGILANTES

OF BELGIUM

By GEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH

The heroism of the boys of Belgium, especially the Boy Scouts, and the inestimable service they rendered their stricken country will be recorded in every history of the Great War. “The Boy Vigilantes of Belgium” is the exciting account of how a fearless boy and his comrades did a

great service for Belgium. The risks these boys incur; their underground meetings and achievements; their journey on a deportation train bound for Germany and their marvellous escape from it; and their ong, toilsome tramp across Belgium to carry to King Albert a military secret of great mportance—all combine to form a narrative of absorbing interest. Nlustrated.

Price $1.50.

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Three Unusually Attractive New Books Boy Scouts in the Wilderness

Blue Magic By SAMUEL SCOVILLE, Jr.

By EDITH BALLINGER PRICE As you all know, a Scout's motto is There is no friendship that can quite "Be Prepared,” and every good Scout match the friendship between a boy is ready at all times to

and a very young man. show what he can do.

Every boy knows this, But the millionaire

and every boy believes lumber king in this

that his special "big" story wasn't quite so

friend is just about the sure about that, and

most ideal person in into the bargain—he

this whole, troublewas a bit cynical about

some, old world where the value of Scout

friends are wealth, training to boys. So he formulated a severe

"Blue Magic" is a test to discredit the

really beautiful tale of organization.

comradeship between a

very young man, not He challenged a

long out of college, and camp of Scouts to send

a small boy, temportwo of their number into his forest on arily crippled. There is nothing here the Canadian border without taking of war, nor rumors of war, but wonanything with them, not even food or derful doings between two American clothes, to live for thirty days.

"youngsters" under the magic, mystic Of course, the Scouts accepted the

sunsets of the Nile and the turquoise

skies of Italy. challenge and this thrilling and inter

The hero of the story bears the esting story tells about the adventures

strange name of “Siddereticus”—an of the two Scouts in the wilderness,

assumed title which has, perhaps, alhow they overcame difficulties and

ready started you to guessing. To tell dangers; the uses to which they put

you more would spoil the effect of the their knowledge of woodcraft; and joyous surprise that is in store for the the final outcome of the challenge.

readers of this book. Illustrated Price $1.50

Nlustrated Price $1.00

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The Gondola buried itself on 6 more in the dim caves.Illustration from Blue Magic" by Edith Ballinger Price.

Elephant Stories

RETOLD FROM “ST. NICHOLAS"

Another volume of the popular series made up of the cream of the material appearing in “St. Nicholas." In all the stories this largest of the land animals, which has so many distinctive traits, appears as the chief character or at least as among the more important figures. The book includes not only fiction but fact stories as well, and all by writers of real ability. The illustrations are as remarkable as the stories. 12mo., 200 pages

Price 90 cents

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No single generation is given the chance to acquire very many unquestioned literary classics while they are yet new. It usually requires the death of the author and then the passing of another generation or so before he is discovered as a great figure of his age.

Though he came near starving first, yet Jean Henri Fabre, the most loving and lovable of all modern interpreters of nature, and one of the keenest thinkers, was generally recog. nized for what he was while he was still alive; and though

the popular recognition came only when he was very old, still he did come to know that what he had written had found a welcome with the great world outside small societies of painfully learned men.

And that is what Fabre wished most of all to do. He wished indeed to make the earth and its wonders understandable and attractive even to children; and he wrote some of his masterpieces especially for them.

The five books listed below are already classics, and every American library designed for home use, even if it is only a shelf and less than five feet long, will be unjustly treated if it is not given these books now.

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THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBORO

CINDERELLA'S

GRANDDAUGHTER By BETH B. GILCHRIST

By BETH B. GILCHRIST

The story of a modern

Cinderella -little Dorothea, Elliott is the unusual name of the quite unusual heroine who was the general man

ager of her father's little of this interesting story. Until the war comes, she had home. been a very well-to-do thoughtless little beauty who did The author has caught in

the just about as she pleased, and was not pleased to do any

story, the pluck and

charm of American girlthing especially useful or helpful. The war causes a hood. great many changes. Elliott's father goes to France, and

Illustrated. $1.35. shc, for the first time, is thrown on her own responsibility. She is forced to live with her poor relatives on a farm in Vermont, where everything is different from what she has been accustomed to. She proves equal to the emergency and proves to be a true-blue American girl. Illustrated.

$1.35.

SUMMER IN THE GIRLS' CAMP
By ANNA WORTHINGTON COALE

An account of the work and sports of the average girl's camp, and a reflection of the spirit and enthusiasm of the "game,” American Girl camper.

This book, by al recognized authority, will supply the increasing demand of mothers and daughters for more information about girls' camps, their methods and their aims; at the same time, it will recall to thousands of girls throughout the country some of the happiest days of their lives—those spent in a girls' camp.

"Summer in the Girls' Camp" is, also, a mine of helpful information to anyone attending or organizing a girls' camp.

50 Illustraiions from photographs. $1.50.

"Wearing the SummitIllustration from Summer in the Girls' Camp," by Anna Worthington Coale.

BETSY LANE, PATRIOT
By GEORGE MERRICK MULLETT

THRIFT AND

SUCCESS
By BENNETT B. JACKSON,
NORMA H. DENING and

KATHERINE BEMIS

Betsy Lane is the sweet little red-headed heroine of this story. She is the eight-years-old daughter of a United States Government official, and is caught up in a wave of enthusiasm to serve her country when it is beset by war.

Nothing can quench the fiery patriotism of this very young citizen. True, she has many a struggle with her own selfish, personal desires, but, in the end, she always decides in favor of her country first. Yes, even when it comes to sacrificing her wonderful doll, Jo-Ann of Ark.

Those who read this delightful story will fall in love immediately with Betsy Lane, the patriot. Illustrated.

$1.25.

The compilers of this book have put together stories and articles and verse which are intensely interesting themselves and which, in addition, teach the twin lessons of success: the doing away with waste, includ. ing the waste of health and time and talents as well as of goods; and the production of more goods.

Illustrated. $1.25.

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