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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates Abridged Edition
Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates Abridged Edition Author:Mary Mapes Dodge Abridged by Nora Kramer Hans and his sister Gretel have never been so happy! It is St. Nicholas Eve, and they are trying out their brand-new skates. — No more clumsy wooden runners! With these sharp steel blades they have a chance at last to win the race for the silver skates! — Even better, a great doctor has promised to see their father, who has been so strangely ill. ... more »Maybe Christmas will be merry after all.
Suddenly, across the ice, the children hear a scream. It is coming from their own cottage.« less