Hans Brinker: Or, The Silver Skates

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Scribner, 1915 - Netherlands - 380 pages
A Dutch boy and girl work toward two goals--finding the doctor who can restore their father's memory and winning the competition for the silver skates.
 

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User Review  - SarahGraceGrzy - www.librarything.com

A wonderful tale of a close-knit family, set in the beauty of Holland. I come back to this nearly every winter! A perfect read to curl up in front of the fireplace with. Read full review

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User Review  - MarisaVarley - www.librarything.com

Some of the themes in this book: redemption, forgiveness, perseverance, and knowing who you are rather than living by other people's opinion of you. I liked how Mary Mapes Dodge created the conversations between characters. Some of the descriptive parts were a bit long for me. Read full review

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