Preface; 1. The Bristol apprentice; 2. The childhood of Mary Queen of Scots; 3. The voyage of the Bonaventure; 4. Your honour's slave; 5. The eagle of the North; 6. Pocohontas, the little tomboy; 7. Martin on the Isle of Devils; 8. Nick and the mutineers; 9. Meg's story; 10. From Christ's Hospital to Surat; 11. The strange white bird; 12. The Boston tea party; 13. Muradhana of Kandy; 14. The emigrants' journey; 15. In the Blackfellows' camp; 16. News in Ujiji; A note on books.
The studies in this 1928 book illustrate the lives of children within various different times and social contexts.