(1902 - 1992)
Esther Holden Averill (July 24, 1902 – May 19, 1992) was an American author and illustrator best known for The Cat Club Series, a collection of 13 stories featuring Jenny Linsky, a small black cat who wore a red scarf in all of her adventures.
The French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first, since the Northmen, to explore the Atlantic coast of Canada and sail up the St. Lawrence River to the area of Quebec.
Daniel Boone (1931)
A brief biography of the pioneering backwoodsman.
Daniel Boone (1945)
A brief biography of the American backwoodsman and explorer who opened up the west. In this edition, the text has been considerably enlarged.
The story of the fastest horse in the kingdom, sire of Powder, how he ran off with the gypsies, and finally comes home.
Powder the young colt does not want to be the overweight duchess’ riding horse and runs away with the circus.
Stories of Early America (1958)
Stories and poems about early American history for younger children.
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
Tales of Poindi (1938)
A retelling of native folk tales and legends from New Caledonia.