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The Torch Bearer A Camp Fire Girls' Story   By: (1848-1918)

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The Torch Bearer A Camp Fire Girls' Story. Illustrated, 12mo, net $1.00.

The author of "The Bishop's Shadow" and "The Scout Master of Troop 5" has scored another conspicuous success in this new story of girl life. She shows conclusively that she knows how to reach the heart of a girl as well as that of a boy.

The Scout Master of Troop 5 By author of "The Bishop's Shadow." Illustrated, 12mo, cloth, net $1.00.

"The daily life of the city boys from whom the scouts are recruited is related, and the succession of experiences afterward coming delightfully to them country hikes, camp life, exploring expeditions, and the finding of real hidden treasure. The depiction of boy nature is unusually true to life, and there are many realistic scenes and complications to try out traits of character." N. Y. Sun .

The Big Brother of Sabin Street Containing the story of Theodore Bryan (The Bishop's Shadow). Illustrated, 12mo, cloth, net $1.00.

"This volume is the sequel to the Story of Theodore Bryan, 'The Bishop's Shadow,' which came into prominence as a classic among boys' books and was written to supply the urgent demand for a story continuing the account of Theodore's work among the boys." Western Recorder .

The Bishop's Shadow Illustrated, cloth, net $1.00.

"A captivating story of dear Phillips Brooks and a little street gamin of Boston. The book sets forth the almost matchless character of the Christlike bishop in most loving and lovely lines." The Interior .


A Camp Fire Girls' Story



Author of "The Bishop's Shadow," "The Scout Master of Troop 5," Etc., Etc.


[Illustration: The Torch Bearer]

New York Chicago Toronto Fleming H. Revell Company London and Edinburgh

Copyright, 1913, by Fleming H. Revell Company New York: 158 Fifth Avenue Chicago: 125 N. Wabash Ave. Toronto: 25 Richmond St., W. London: 21 Paternoster Square Edinburgh: 100 Princes Street

To M. N. T.


The Torch Bearer Frontispiece

"At last a tiny puff of smoke arose" 14

"Soon the flames began to blaze and crackle, filling the air with a spicy fragrance" 20

A group of girls busy over beadwork 34

"We pull long, we pull strong" 78

"Wood had been gathered earlier in the day" 90

A favourite rendezvous at the camp 212

"Just think of the Lookout at this very minute!" 220


I. The Camp in the Forest 11 II. Introducing the Problem 24 III. The Camp Coward Dares 31 IV. The Poor Thing 44 V. Wind and Weather 65 VI. A Water Cure 77 VII. Honours Won 88 VIII. Elizabeth at Home 98 IX. Jim 119 X. Sadie Page 137 XI. Boys and Old Ladies 147 XII. Nancy Rextrew 155 XIII. A Camp Fire Christmas 168 XIV. Lizette 181 XV. An Open Door for Elizabeth 200 XVI. Camp Fire Girls and the Flag 212 XVII. Sonia 220 XVIII. The Torch Uplifted 233 XIX... Continue reading book >>

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