#1 - Across the Ocean, Or, A Boy's First Voyage: Chapter XI
Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 29, May 18, 1880
Harper's Young People is an illustrated weekly publication for children that includes short stories, tales from history, natural history, poetry, puzzles, and other fun. This 29th issue of the serial was published on May 18th, 1880. In this issue, George Washington finds that his retirement is short-lived as he's called back to serve in a new and important role. In the continuing story, "Across the Ocean", the crew of the Arizona takes on cargo in a bustling harbor in Singapore. Highlights of other stories in this issue include: a spring-time guide to flowers, a young man who learns that patience and hard work are the way to achieve his dream, two boys who go camping and learn that successful camping isn't all fun and games, and a caring big sister's efforts to make her sister shine are outshone by her little sister's accomplishments. This periodical was published by Harper & Brothers, known today for their publications Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Magazine. - Summary by Jill Engle
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