Hans Brinker Or the Silver Skates

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited, May 4, 2007 - Fiction - 592 pages
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The story unravels on a beautiful canal that has frozen and is ready for ice-skating. The story propounds the fact that with strength of character and family support, the greatest hurdle can be overcome. Poverty does not mean a thing if life is lived with integrity and honesty. A heart-rending tale of achievement in face of adversity.

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User Review  - GraceZ - LibraryThing

I liked this book a lot more than I expected to! I thought it was a simple children's book about Dutch kids, but it turns out Hans Brinker is basically used to add some adventure to a book that is ... Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

I still remember about fifty years ago my teacher read this aloud to my class in primary school. I especially recall the trephining operation which restores Hans' father's memory. Read full review

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