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A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga

Auhtor: Alice Turner Curtis

Language: english
Published: 1917

Genres:

history,  young readers,  fiction and literature
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga':

A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga by Alice Turner Curtis. This is the story of a little girl whose home was among the Green Mountains of Vermont then known as The Wilderness at the beginning of the American Revolution and at the time when Ethan Allen and his brave soldiers were on guard to defend their rights. Ethan Allen was the friend of Faith the heroine of the story whose earnest wish to be of help is fulfilled. She journeys from her Wilderness home across Lake Champlain to Ticonderoga and spends a winter with her aunt and cousin near Fort Ticonderoga. Here she learns a secret about the fort that is of importance later to Ethan Allen s Green Mountain Boys.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga':


... to herself why grown people who could always do exactly as they pleased should think it best to rise before the sun was really up. Your father ...
... dark wood, and on the table were two tall brass candlesticks. A small narrow gilt-framed mirror hung over the table. There were several strongly-made ...
... gradually she realized that she had never before been so far along this rough path. All about her rose huge, towering pines. Looking ahead the path ...
... so, boasted Esther and Faith was quite ready to agree to this, for it seemed to her that the tall, dark-eyed colonel could accomplish almost anything. How ...
... And Faith will make friends, I hope, with many of her schoolmates.. It was a beautiful October morning when Esther, seated in front of her ...
... house in safety. In the surprise and excitement of this new decision neither Faith nor her parents had much time to think about their separation. ...
... reward offered for the capture of Ethan Allen, said the boy. Mr. Scott laughed. Yes, but he's in small danger. Colonel Allen may capture the fort ...
... Father won't let me keep it, she answered. He wouldn't like it if he knew that I had eaten anything in this house. He is always telling me that ...
... let me. You'll see, she answered mournfully. I know. He'll think your aunt is 'Charity.' Why, he won't make shoes any more for the minister because ...
... followed her companions along the narrow passageway. She wondered to herself what she had done to offend them, for they responded very stiffly to whatever ...
... smoothed her ruffled hair, and then looked for a place to hide the blue dress until she could find a chance to mend it. She peered into the closet. ...
... in her by sending you here in her charge.. Faith told him about Louise, and was surprised to see her father's face grave and troubled. For ...
... figures coming swiftly down the lake from the direction of the fort. Mr. Scott looked, and answered quickly: Yes. They have seen us so we will ...
... that, replied the soldier. You have a pretty fierce expression, and with another kick at the fire, and a good-bye, little rebel, to Faith, the ...
... he had so often done. Perhaps Nathan will help capture the fort, she thought. Anyway he could show the Green Mountain Boys the way. If I were ...
... and into the sitting-room, may I not give Louise one of my bead necklaces.. Aunt Prissy looked up in amazement. But how can you, Faithie, dear. ...
... growled, and once or twice threw himself against the door. Then suddenly his growls stopped, and, before Faith had time to move, the kitchen door ...
... and ran toward their respective homes. It was not easy for Faith to write the letter, for she would have to ask her mother for the quill pen, ...
... else, declared Faith. It was one day early in May, and she and Esther were coming up from Beaver meadow, where they had been watching the little ...
... released in the United Kingdom, was published in 1989. The Oddkins is now out of print in both the United States and the United Kingdom.Alice Turner ...