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The Quilt that Jack Built; How He Won the Bicycle   By: (1863-1931)

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THE QUILT THAT JACK BUILT

Works of ANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON

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[Illustration: "HIS SERIOUS LITTLE FACE PUCKERED INTO AN ANXIOUS FROWN" ( See page 4 )]

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THE QUILT THAT JACK BUILT

HOW HE WON THE BICYCLE

By Annie Fellows Johnston Author of "The Little Colonel" Series, "Big Brother," "The Story of Dago," "Joel: A Boy of Galilee," etc.

Illustrated by Etheldred B. Barry

Boston The Page Company Publishers

Copyright , 1904 BY L.C. PAGE & COMPANY (INCORPORATED)

All rights reserved

Published October, 1904 Third Impression, March, 1910 Fourth Impression, February, 1911 Fifth Impression, March, 1914 Sixth impression, July, 1919

THE COLONIAL PRESS C.H. SIMONDS CO., BOSTON, U.S.A.

TO THE BOY WHO HAS MADE ALL BOYHOOD DEAR TO ME MY ONLY SON =John=

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PAGE "HIS SERIOUS LITTLE FACE PUCKERED INTO AN AN ANXIOUS FROWN" ( See page 4 ) Frontispiece

"EVERY ONE WAS MAKING PATCHWORK" 6

"'DEAR AS IT IS TO ME, IT IS NOT SO DEAR AS THE KEEPING OF MY WORD'" 11

"THE FAMILIAR SQUARES OF FADED PATCHWORK MET HIS EYE" 19

"EACH BOY LONGED TO OWN IT" 30

"HOEING AWAY IN HIS GARDEN" 38

"'I STOPPED AND READ IT THROUGH TWICE'" 44

"'AND THAT KID JUST STARTED OFF ON FOOT'" 52

THE QUILT THAT JACK BUILT

HOW HE WON THE BICYCLE

THE QUILT THAT JACK BUILT

"Johnny make a quilt! " repeated Rob Marshall, with a shout of laughter... Continue reading book >>




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