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"One Minute Longer"

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 14


Albert Payson

Appeared in

The Second St. Nicholas Anthology

Story Summary

When a young boy falls through the ice, he keeps repeating something he had read..."Heroism is the ability to hang on one minute longer"... until his dog, Wolf, can fetch help.