'Hans Brinker or, The silver skates' by Mary Mapes Dodge; illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright. Published 1918 by David McKay, Philadelphia.
Description: In Holland, poor honorable 15-year-old Hans Brinker and his younger sister Gretel, yearn to participate in December’s great ice-skating race on the canal. They have little chance of doing well on their handmade wooden skates, but the prospect of the race and the prize of the Silver Skates excites them and fires their dreams.
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