A.L.O.E. Reference library
who between the 1850s and 1890s wrote many *evangelical novels for children which were notably strict and didactic even by the standards of the times. The daughter of an Indian civil servant, she underwent a conversion to evangelical beliefs, and at the age of fifty-four decided to become a missionary in India, where she worked with great success for the rest of her life. Her writing made much use of allegory, for example in ...
A Apple Pie Reference library
A traditional alphabet jingle; see ABC
Abbey Girls Reference library
In stories by Elsie *Oxenham.
ABBOTT, Jacob (1803–79) Reference library
of the *Rollo books, who founded Mount Vernon, one of the pioneer Massachusetts girls’ schools, and was a Congregational minister....
ABC books Reference library
Designed to teach the letters of the alphabet, were also known as Abcee, Abcie, or Absey books (‘Then comes your answer like an Absey book’, Shakespeare, ...