"Is it a true story?" is the perennial query of children at their mother or father's knee. These well-told thrilling tales about real children by Mrs. Hayden will fascinate both young and old through the practical lesson of life they teach. The virtues of obedience; trust; diligence; unselfishness; and high idealism are reflected in the lives of people who march across the pages of this book. Full of stirring and hair-raising adventures; these exciting stories will often be read and reread. The following stories are featured in this book: Injuns A-comin'! Fort Harney Surprise Paiute Ponies The Dark Angel Pa Goes Away Fourth of July Liberty Wagon The Morgan Mare Trapped by a Tree The Nest of Gold "T'anks You Too Much; Missy" The King Said; "Pula"