The Hard-Scrabble of Elm Island

By: Elijah Kellogg
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Hard-Scrabble of Elm Island" by Elijah Kellogg is a captivating novel that transports readers on an adventurous journey through the rugged landscapes of New England. As a young adult fiction, Kellogg's narrative centers around themes of friendship, resilience, and coming-of-age, set against the backdrop of the enchanting Elm Island. Through vivid storytelling, Kellogg paints a vivid picture of island life, where characters navigate the challenges of survival and exploration amidst the untamed wilderness. Amidst the hard-scrabble existence, friendships are forged and tested, as the characters learn valuable lessons about loyalty, courage, and perseverance. Set in the picturesque setting of New England, the novel captures the essence of outdoor adventures, inviting readers to join the protagonists on thrilling expeditions and daring escapades. Kellogg's portrayal of island life is rich in detail, evoking a sense of wonder and excitement as characters uncover the mysteries of their surroundings. At its core, "The Hard-Scrabble of Elm Island" is a tale of resilience and determination, as characters overcome obstacles and embrace the spirit of exploration. With Elijah Kellogg's skillful prose, readers are transported to a world of adventure and discovery, where the bonds of friendship and the thrill of outdoor exploration reign supreme.

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Elijah Kellogg

Elijah Kellogg Jr. was an American Congregationalist preacher, lecturer, and author of popular boys' adventure novels. Kellogg was born in Portland, Maine, the son of a clergyman and missionary to the local Native Americans. In 1840, he graduated from Bowdoin College and the Andover Theological Seminary. Kellogg was a minister of the church in Harpswell, Maine, 1844-54, chaplain of the Boston Seaman's Friend Society, and pastor of the Mariners' Church of Boston 1855-1865, before retiring as minister of the church in Topsham, Maine, from 1871 until his death in 1901. Kellogg married Hannah Pearson Pomeroy, and they had three sons and a girl. Wilmot B. Mitchell of Bowdoin College edited Elijah Kellogg, the Man and His Work: Chapters from His Life and Selections from His Writings (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1903). Bowdoin College provides an online collection guide to Kellogg's personal papers and those of his father (a trustee at Bowdoin). Elijah Kellogg Church, Congregational in Harpswell, Maine (where he previously served as pastor) is now named for him.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 164 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362203804
  • ISBN-13: 9789362203809
  • Item Weight: 246g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 0.93mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Action & Adventure