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Phil Bradley's Mountain Boys

The Birch Bark Lodge

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Author: Silas K. Boone
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,420 / 117 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 519
Added to site: 2007.08.09 17874

These books describe with interesting detail the experiences of a party of boys among the mountain pines.They teach the young reader how to protect himself against the elements, what to do and what to avoid, and above all to become self-reliant and manly.

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ll the color had fled, leaving him as white as a ghost; but under the manipulation of his handkerchief that was being speedily rectified.

"I think I'll drop back a bit, and let some of the rest of you fellows take the lead from now on," Lub told them, contritely, "I ought to have known better than to try and show off when I'm such a greeny about following a trail."

"You were doing all right," Phil told him, "and making a good job of it up to that time. Who'd ever expect that we'd run across a bobcat in the middle of the afternoon; and one that had kits at that? I'd have had just as bad a shock as you got, Lub, if it was me in the lead. No need of feeling ashamed; the sight of that thing was enough to give any hunter a bad scare, especially if he had no gun along."

This sort of consolation served to make poor Lub better satisfied; though doubtless he would continue to feel unusually nervous for some little time. If a chipmunk stirred in the trash under a dead tree Lub was apt to draw a lon



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