Girl's Own Book

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Applewood Books, Mar 1, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 292 pages
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Published in 1834, this book of entertainments for young girls is filled with marvelous and enjoyable activities to help young girls build character and have fun.

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Hide and go seek 68
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Card Houses
73
French and English CI Jumping Rope
103
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Lydia Maria Child was born in Medford, Massachusetts on February 11, 1802. She was educated at home, at a local dame school, and at a nearby women's seminary. Her first novel, Hobomok, was published in 1824. Her other novels include The Rebels or Boston before the Revolution, The First Settlers, Philothea, and Romance of the Republic. She wrote advice books including The Frugal Housewife, The Mother's Book, The Little Girl's Own Book, and The Freedmen's Book. She was an abolitionist, women's rights activist, and Indian rights advocate. She wrote books about these causes including An Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans, Anti-Slavery Catechism, and An Appeal for the Indians. She was also the author of Over the River and Through the Wood (A Boy's Thanksgiving Day). She died on October 20, 1880.

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