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Five Little Peppers at School

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Author: Margaret Sidney (Harriett Mulford Stone Lothrop)
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,568 / 248 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,292
Added to site: 2008.07.25 21587

Of all the fascinating adventures and experiences of the "Peppers," none will surpass those contained in this volume.

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nded with a wild hope of taking home a prize in classics for Mamsie!

"Everything's just beautiful this term!" he hummed to himself. And then, in a breathing space he was in his room, and there, well drawn behind the door, was a boy with big eyes. "Hush" he warned.

"What's the matter?" asked David in astonishment, "and where's Joel?"

"Oh, don't speak his name; he's in disgrace. Oh, it's perfectly awful!" The boy huddled up in a heap, and tried to shut the door.

"Who?" cried David, not believing his ears.

"Joel--oh dear! it's perfectly awful!"

"Stop saying it's perfectly awful, Bates, and tell me what's the matter." Davie felt faintish, and sat down on the shoe-box.

Bates shut the door with a clap, and then came to stand over him, letting the whole information out with a rush.

"He's pitched into Jenk--and they've had a fight--and they're all blood--and the old Fox almost got 'em both." Then he shut his mouth suddenly, the whole being told.



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