Family & Relationships

The Little Colonel at Boarding-School

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Annie Fellows Johnston

Because of the illness of her grandfather, Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, finds herself being sent off to boarding school from her home …

The Heron Nest

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W. Bert Foster

Pleasant family drama set in early 1900's or late 1890's upstate New York. The Herron clan, led by heroic, inventive, handicapped older bro…

Miss Ingalis

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Gertrude Hall

As the story begins, title character Grace Ingalis is a young woman with a middle-class socialite's upbringing who decides to marry a well-o…

Mrs. Dymond

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Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie

Susanna Holcombe, a very sensitive and free spirited young lady, tries to fit in to society. But it is very hard for a Victorian woman to ca…

His First and Last Appearance

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Francis J. Finn and Francis J. Finn, S.J.

The scene of the story is laid partly in Milwaukee, partly in New York. It describes the trials of the orphaned Lachance children. The boy h…

The Little Colonel in Arizona

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Annie Fellows Johnston

In The Little Colonel in Arizona the story is centered around the Ware family, who, after their husband and father has died, and due to the …

Demos: A Story of English Socialism

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George Gissing

"Richard Mutimer is delighted to inherit a large fortune. As a socialist, he means to use it well: he will open a factory in which work…


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Kenjiro Tokutomi

Nami-ko, a young woman of a noble Japanese family, has recently married the naval officer Takeo, the only heir of a friend of her father's. …

What Katy Did at School (version 2 Dramatic Reading)

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Susan Coolidge

Following Katy's recovery in What Katy Did, Katy and Clover go to Hillsover, a boarding school. Together with their new friend Rosamond Redd…

Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know

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Asa Don Dickinson

This charming book has many stories that deal mostly with the holiday of Thanksgiving, perfectly suited for family listening and reading. an…

The Fairchild Family

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Mary Martha Sherwood

The adventures of Lucy, Emily and Henry are described in this short novel, written and set in Regency England. Their naughtiness, their acti…

The Whys of Cooking

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Janet McKenzie Hill

An entertaining yet informative look at the history of Crisco, its place in the "modern" kitchen, basic recipes and how to set up …

The Spirit of Christmas (version 2)

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Henry van Dyke

A collection of short Christmas works by the author of The Story of the Fourth Wise Man (Summary by D. Leeson).

The Adventures of Tommy Blake

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Brother Ernest Ryan

Child of an atheist father and a devoutly Catholic mother, Tommy has been from childhood the object of a battle of love. Tommy’s courage and…

Liliecrona's Home

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Selma Lagerlöf

Liliecrona's Home was published in Sweden 1911, translated into English by Anna Harwell and published in London in 1913. The story is set in…

The Little Grey House

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Marion Ames Taggart

The Grey House is grey in color and is home to the Grey family. In this, the first of the Grey House books, we are introduced to the three G…

Magic Words: A Tale for Christmas Time

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Emilie Maceroni

Magic Words is a Victorian tale of a community and how a few women bring a special kind of Christmas magic to the community-- Magic that can…

Peace on Earth, Good-Will to Dogs (version 2)

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Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

If you don't like Christmas stories, don't read this one! And if you don't like dogs I don't know just what to advise you to do! For I war…

Marriage, volume 2

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Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier

Lady Juliana is the daughter of the Earl of Courtland. She receives a marriage proposal from a wealthy Duke but much to the horror of her fa…

A Summer in a Canyon: A California Story (Dramatic Reading)

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Kate Douglas Wiggin

A group of friends spend a summer camping in a canyon in Southern California. Fun camp adventures, breath-taking scenery, and a little state…

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