The Hoosier School-Boy

The Hoosier School Boy American novelist and historian Eggleston s novels depicting early life in southern Indiana have been widely read The Hoosier Schoolmaster was one of the first examples of American local realist

  • Title: The Hoosier School-Boy
  • Author: Edward Eggleston
  • ISBN: 9781437806335
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1901 American novelist and historian, Eggleston s novels depicting early life in southern Indiana have been widely read The Hoosier Schoolmaster was one of the first examples of American local realistic fiction Contents The New Scholar King Milkmaid Answering Back Little Christopher Columbus Whiling Away Time A Battle Hat Ball and Bullpen The Defender Pigeon Po1901 American novelist and historian, Eggleston s novels depicting early life in southern Indiana have been widely read The Hoosier Schoolmaster was one of the first examples of American local realistic fiction Contents The New Scholar King Milkmaid Answering Back Little Christopher Columbus Whiling Away Time A Battle Hat Ball and Bullpen The Defender Pigeon Pot Pie Explosions Jack and His Mother Columbus and His Friends Greenbank Wakes Up Professor Susan Crowing After Victory An Attempt to Collect An Exploring Expedition Housekeeping Experiences Ghosts The Return Home A Foot Race for Money The New Teacher Chasing the Fox Called to Account An Apology King s Base and a Spelling Lesson Unclaimed Top Strings and The Last Day of School, and the Last Chapter of the Story See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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    1. Great representation of the time and settingYoung Jack Dudley yearns for an education that feels out of reach. He and his friends face a nearly intolerable situation at school with a mean school master and several bullies, and have the added stress of financial detain at home. In spite of it all, Jack follows his mother's good example and applies himself to his studies, protects the younger children, and tried to be a good citizen. His hard work does not go unnoticed, and Jack soon finds that if [...]

    2. I would not have read this if not for my book club. I'm very glad I did read it. It depicts the life of a young boy growing up in Southern Indiana. The copy I read was like an early school primer. Every chapter ended with word and phrase definitions and explanations. Some phrases were from times past and did not translate without the explanation, so I was grateful. Many words and definitions were familiar to me already. It would be a wonderful book for youth to read as the life this boy enjoyed [...]

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