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Fifty Famous Stories Retold by  James Baldwin

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Fifty Famous Stories Retold
by James Baldwin
Includes fifty legendary tales depicting certain romantic episodes in the lives of well-known heroes and famous men, or in the history of a people. Children naturally take a deep interest in such stories. The reading of them will not only give pleasure but will lay the foundation for broader literary studies, as nearly all are the subjects of frequent allusions in poetry and prose.  Ages 6-9
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About This Text

This text was prepared by Lisa Ripperton, using as copytext, Fifty Famous Stories Retold, by James Baldwin, American Book Company, 1896.

Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after its first publication.

Numerous black and white illustrations are included in the text.

According to advertisements in the back of the book, this book was published in the Famous Story Series of Eclectic School Readings as a supplementary book for the Second Reader Grade.

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