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THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS GROWING UP

[Illustration]

GRACE BROOKS HILL

[Illustration: "Ruth sprang forward and seized the old gentleman's coat" ( See Page 25)]

THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS GROWING UP

WHAT HAPPENED FIRST WHAT CAME NEXT AND HOW IT ENDED

BY GRACE BROOKS HILL

AUTHOR OF "THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS," "THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS UNDER CANVAS," ETC.

ILLUSTRATED BY R. EMMETT OWEN

BARSE & HOPKINS PUBLISHERS NEWARK, N. J. NEW YORK, N. Y.

BOOKS FOR GIRLS

By Grace Brooks Hill

The Corner House Girls Series

12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.

THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS AT SCHOOL THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS UNDER CANVAS THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS IN A PLAY THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS' ODD FIND THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS ON A TOUR THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS GROWING UP

BARSE & HOPKINS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

Copyright, 1918, by Barse & Hopkins

The Corner House Girls Growing Up

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. ALL UP IN THE AIR 9

II. THE OLD GENTLEMAN WITH THE GREEN UMBRELLA 19

III. THE AERIAL TRAMWAY 29

IV. SCHOOL IN THE OFFING 42

V. THE SHEPARDS 49

VI. NAMING THE NEW BABY 57

VII. A FELINE FUROR 65

VIII. NEIGHBOR 75

IX. EVERYTHING AT SIXES AND AT SEVENS 84

X. ABOARD THE NANCY HANKS 93

XI. AFLOAT ON THE CANAL 105

XII. MISSING 114

XIII. THE HUE AND CRY 122

XIV. AN UNEXPECTED DELIGHT 130

XV. THE PURSUIT 140

XVI. THE RINGMASTER 152

XVII. SCALAWAG GETS A NEW HOME 161

XVIII. A LONG LOOK AHEAD 173

XIX. SCHOOL BEINGS 182

XX. BEARDING THE LION 191

XXI. ADVENTURES WITH SCALAWAG 199

XXII. THE GREEN UMBRELLA AGAIN 211

XXIII. THE MAD DOG SCARE 222

XXIV. IT ENGAGES AUNT SARAH'S ATTENTION 232

XXV. LOOKING AHEAD 246

ILLUSTRATIONS

"Ruth sprang forward and seized the old gentleman's coat" Frontispiece

"Neale reached up with a rake and unhooked the hanging basket" 74

"'I shall begin to believe you are a man hater,' laughed Luke" 116

"There was a rush for the open hatchway and a chorus of excited voices" 164

CHAPTER I

ALL UP IN THE AIR

It all began because Tess Kenway became suddenly and deeply interested in aeroplanes, airships and "all sort of flying things," as Dot, the smallest Corner House girl, declared.

Perhaps one should modify that "suddenly"; for Tess had begun to think about flying as a profession as long ago as the winter before (and that was really a long time for a little girl of her age) when she had acted as Swiftwing the Hummingbird in the children's play of The Carnation Countess ... Continue reading book >>




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