1914. Dodge, American author of children's books and first editor of St. Nicholas magazine, wrote the classic Hans Brinker. It is the story of a poverty-stricken brother and sister in the beautiful land of windmills, tulips, and wooden shoes. An exciting story about championship skating, hunger, hardship, adventure and buried gold, it is packed with secrets, mysteries, surprises, and determination that enables him to obtain help for his sick father. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.