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The contribution of Jacob Abbott to American literature through the Rollo books

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Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1947.

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Pagination66, 4, 12, 6 pages
Number of Pages66
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Open LibraryOL25949998M
OCLC/WorldCa7963117

Jacob Abbott. Rollo; Role model. catachism. Series of questions and answers. John Cotton. Milke for babes; catachism. Didactic. designed to teach a lesson. Sunday School Movement. published by the American Tract Society. Propels you through the rest of the book. Home > Books > Jacob Abbott > Read Rollo on the Rhine Online. Read CHAPTER XI - THE RAFT of Rollo on the Rhine, free online book, by Jacob Abbott, on Add to Bookshelf. CHAPTER XI - THE RAFT The morning after Rollo had finished the letter to Jenny, as recorded in the last chapter, his uncle George told him at breakfast time. Read CHAPTER IV - TRAVELLING ON THE RHINE of Rollo on the Rhine by Jacob Abbott free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download.


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An answer of the Right Honourable Earle of Newcastle, his excellency &c. to the six groundless aspersions cast upon him by the Lord Fairefax in his late warrant (here inserted) bearing date Feb. 2, 1642

An answer of the Right Honourable Earle of Newcastle, his excellency &c. to the six groundless aspersions cast upon him by the Lord Fairefax in his late warrant (here inserted) bearing date Feb. 2, 1642

The contribution of Jacob Abbott to American literature through the Rollo books by Charles Loyal Leavitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Publication date Pages:   Abbott was sole author of books and coauthor or editor of 31 others, notably the “Rollo” series (28 vol.). To accompany the earlier books (Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play), Abbott wrote a volume for teachers, The Rollo Code of Morals; or, The Rules of Duty for Children, Arranged with Questions for the Use of Schools ().

His most famous literary creation was his series of Rollo Books, which chronicled the intellectual and moral development of Rollo Holiday, who along the way became the first truly popular child character in American fiction (Jordan 74). Abbott inaugurated the series in with The Little Scholar Learning to Talk: A Picture Book for Rollo, re Cited by: 1.

Jacob Abbott is regarded as the first American author to base a series of books on a child character and earn a great deal of money doing so.

In this first edition of an early novel in the series, Rollo is a headstrong but curious boy who learns moral lessons through his experiences around the world. The voluminous information of the Rollo books and the rest made convenient burlesque in later generations, but Abbott’s work had conspicuous common sense; and in pre-homeopathic days his sugar-coated pills were extraordinarily popular.

Both of these men naïvely indicated that their purpose was not primarily fictional. Rollo'S Philosophy. [Air.] This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature.

In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting &. Jacob Abbott (–) sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata item. American writer of children's books Jacob Abbott.

Contents. 1 Works. Makers of History; The Rollo Books; Marco Paul Series; The Lucy Books; The Franconia Stories; 2 Works about Abbott; Works. The Teacher () Jonas on a Farm.

The Jacob Abbott Pictorial Bibliography. Jacob Abbott authored more than books. The contribution of Jacob Abbott to American literature through the Rollo books book Most were in series form but a number of the more religious and moralistic were individual titles.

This site is a pictorial bibliography of Abbott's works. From Rollo and his European Adventures. Jacob Abbott (Novem ¿ Octo ) was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science.

Looking for books by Jacob Abbott. See all books authored by Jacob Abbott, including Ethics: An Early American Handbook, and History of William the Conqueror, and more on Rollo in Holland By Jacob Abbott Jacob Abbott (Novem - Octo ) was an American writer of children's books.

On NovemAbbott was born in Hallowell, Maine. Abbott's father was Jacob Abbott and his mother was Betsey Abbott. Abbott attended the Hallowell Academy. Abbott graduated from Bowdoin College in   Jacob Abbott (Novem – Octo ) was an American writer of children’s books.

Abbott was born in Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. Between and the Sheldon books had pebbled cloth covers. Also look for the Walter's Tour in the East Series in the back ads.

This is a six volume series. Note the dates of these books in the listings. If the Walter in Jerusalem, an book, is listed in the ads, then the book is not an book. It is no earlier than an book. But it is Jacob's fiction which made him famous. He wrote over books, many of them in series.

One of his series taught science, travel and other subjects through the adventures of a boy named Rollo. Jacob created Rollo with enough personality and naughtiness to seem real. His parents used his misbehavior to teach him right from wrong. Rollo Learning to Read by Jacob Abbott () Little Rollo Holiday was one of the most popular child characters in antebellum children’s books.

The hero of dozens of volumes, he served as a model for readers and also taught them practical skills. Jacob Abbott () was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science.

His Rollo Books, such a. Project Gutenberg off free ebooks for Kindle, iPad, Nook, Android, and iPhone. Jacob Abbott wrote a series of histories of great historical figures around the turn of the 20th century.

This one, about Julius Caesar is one of the best. Abbott provides great details in his books which are short and to the point. Something I liked about this book is that it contains details I didnt know well/5(39). of the books resulted from these elements of the Ameri can scene. The stories of American boys written b.f Jacob Abbott between and were also contributions to the sunday-school literature which contained elements of the modern boys' story.

His Rollo Books. Franconia itories. Rainbow ~ LuckY itories, and his other tales. This is the second book I have read written by Jacob Abbot, the first being History of Julius Caesar. The first part of the book History of Cleopatra Queen of Egypt gave detailed information about the Ptolemies.

How they came to power and more information about Cleopatra's father his rise and fall and regaining his title by the help of Romans/5(59). The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Jacob Abbott (Abbott, Jacob, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.

Abbott, Jacob, Alexander the Great (from the Makers of History series; New York: Harper and Bros., ) HTML at Gateway to the Classics; Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML. the great educator Jacob Abbott. Abbott wrote his first children’s book inbeginning a long-running fictional series for American children centered around "Rollo," a little boy who learns and grows and encounters challenges.

Joseph Abbott’s Rollo Learning To. Jacob Abbott (Novem – Octo ) was an American writer of children's books. Abbott was born in Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott.

He attended the Hallowell Academy, then he graduated from Bowdoin College in ; studied at Andover Theological Seminary in, and ; was tutor in –, and. Jacob Abbott. Jacob Abbott (Novem - Octo ) was an American writer of children's books.

From to was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College; was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in ; founded the Mount Vernon School for Young Ladies in Boston inand was principal of it in ; was pastor of Eliot.

Rollo at Play by Jacob Abbott - Action & Adventure 1 By: Jacob Abbott Rollo at Play By Jacob Abbott Genre: Action & Adventure Release Date: Rollo at Play by Jacob Abbott is Action & Adventure One pleasant morning in the autumn, when Rollo was about five years old, he was sitting on the platform, behind his father's.

In Abbott introduced Rollo’s cousin Lucy, a strong female protagonist. Both Rollo and Lucy are curious and active whether they are at home or abroad. Rollo, for instance, pursues new experiences throughout the series, like building a traditional Native American wigwam with his friends or saving a baby duckling.

Through each activity he. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Jacob Abbott (Novem - Octo ) was an American writer of children's NovemAbbott was born in Hallowell, Maine. Abbott's father was Jacob Abbott and his mother was Betsey Abbott.

Abbott attended the Hallowell Academy. Jani L. Berry. “Discipline and (Dis)order: Paternal Socialization in Jacob Abbott’s Rollo Books.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 18 (Fall ): Review of Beadle’s Dime Books. North American Review 99 (): online. Carol Billman.

ROLLO ON THE RHINE, BY JACOB ABBOTT. BOSTON: PUBLISHED BY TAGGARD AND THOMPSON M DCCC LXIV. Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the yearby Jacob Abbott, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts STEREOTYPED AT THE BOSTON STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY RIVERSIDE, CAMBRIDGE: PRINTED BY H.

HOUGHTON. CHILDREN'S AND ADOLESCENT LITERATUREAt the end of a long, hard-fought war, Britain's American colonies became an independent, self-governed nation, the United States of America. British recognition of this new reality, however, was equivocal. At war with Napoleon, Britain intervened in U.S.

sea trade and impressed American sailors (calling them deserters from Britain's navy) into service on. Jacob Abbott. The man responsible for writing the first fictional series for children, for introducing many of the key types and techniques of series books, for popularizing the genre virtually single-handedly, and for writing some of the earliest American juveniles deserving of the term "children's literature" was the multi-talented Jacob Abbott.

American Literature: Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections: an Illustrated Guide. The researcher will find important materials on American literature in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

The Library's rare American literature material is not comprehensive and this may seem strange to the outsider, but historical reasons exist for the situation. Jacob Abbott Biography - - Jacob Abbott Biography and List of Works - Jacob Abbott Books Jacob Abbott Biography - - Jacob Abbott Biography and List of Works - Jacob Abbott Books Rollo On the Rhine.

American History. What was Dr. Seuss’s first published book. Take a stab at guessing and be entered to win a $50 Biblio gift certificate. Rollo On the Rhine by Abbott, Jacob and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Jacob Abbott ( - ) was an American writer of children's books.

His Rollo Books, such as Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, etc., are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. To follow up his Rollo books, he wrote of Uncle George, using him to teach the young Author: Jacob Abbott.

Jacob Abbott () was an American writer of juvenile literature, series and individual books for boys and girls, throughout the 19th century. Congressional clergyman, educator.

From the guide to the Jacob Abbott letter, April 7,(Ohio University) American Congregational clergyman, educator, and prolific writer of children's books. Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. He attended the Hallowell Academy, then he graduated from Bowdoin College in ; studied at Andover Theological Seminary in, and ; was tutor in –, and from to was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College; was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in Read "Rollo at Play Safe Amusements" by Jacob Abbott available from Rakuten Kobo.

A lively collection of stories about Rollo and his every day adventures in. Books by AuthorJacob Abbott, Alexander the Great Jacob Abbott, Hannibal Jacob Abbott, Julius Caesar Jacob Abbott, Rollo at Play Jacob Abbott, Rollo at Work Jacob Abbott, Romulus Louisa May Alcott, Jack and Jill Louisa May Alcott, Little Men Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Raymond Macdonald Alden, Why the Chimes Rang Jane Andrews, Each and All: The Seven Sisters Prove Their Sisterhood.

Jacob Abbott (Novem - Octo ) was an American writer of children's books. From to was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College; was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in ; founded the Mount Vernon School for Young Ladies in Boston inand was principal of it in ; was pastor of Eliot Congregational.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abbott, Jacob, Rollo learning to read. Boston, Phillips, Sampson [©] (OCoLC) Material Type.Boys at Home is an important contribution to the emerging field of masculinity studies.

In addition, this provocative volume brings new insight to the study of childhood, women’s writing, and American culture. Ken Parille is assistant professor of English at East Carolina University.ROLLO IN PARIS by Jacob Abbott Circa This book is in pretty rough condition.

ROLLO IN PARIS by Jacob Abbott Circa This book is in pretty rough condition. Books > Antiquarian & Collectible. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter Seller Rating: % positive.