Family & Relationships

Aunt Crete's Emancipation

Read by Cori Samuel


Grace Livingston Hill


Aunt Lucretia — 'Crete' to her family — is a sweet, patient older woman, who lives with her narrow-minded sister and spoilt niece, acting as…

Jack and Jill

Read by Mary Anderson


Louisa May Alcott


Jack and Jill went up a hill To coast with fun and laughter. Jack fell down and broke his crown, And Jill came tumbling after. When Jack and…

Private Sex Advice to Women

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R. B. Armitage


In this book the writer thereof seeks to convey to women—particularly to young wives and women expecting to be married—certain important fac…

Phoebe Deane

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Grace Livingston Hill


Second book in the Marcia Schuyler trilogy. Phoebe Deane lives almost as a servant in her brother's home, tormented by her hateful sister-in…

Japanese Girls and Women

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Alice Bacon


A clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate …

Laddie

Read by Bridget Gaige


Gene Stratton-Porter


Based on the author's own life, this book tells the story of "little sister". The youngest of eleven, she is unwanted in the begin…

Heidi kann brauchen, was es gelernt hat

Read by Stephanie König


Johanna Spyri


Heidi ist zurückgekehrt zum Alpöhi. Der ist darüber so froh, dass er nach Jahrzehnten zum ersten Mal wieder die Kirche im D&o…

The Superstition of Divorce

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


This short book was written in 1920, and in it Chesterton, with his usual wit and incisive logic, presents a series of articles defending ma…

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

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Kate Douglas Wiggin


Rebecca goes to live with her two stern aunts in a village in Maine. Her joy for life ends up inspiring them. (summary from Wikipedia)

Peter and Wendy

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J. M. Barrie


Peter and Wendy tells the classic story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland wi…

Fireside Christmas Short Stories

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Various


A collection of Christmas-themed short stories, intended to warm the heart and share with the family. Each story or poem in this collection …

Sex: Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English (version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Henry Stanton


Henry Stanton was appalled at the shocking lack of information given to young people about sex and reproduction in his time. He felt this wa…

The Vicar of Wakefield (version 2)

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Oliver Goldsmith


First published in 1766, the loveable and innocent Dr Primrose and his family have given pleasure to all that have read it. The story opens …

Old Granny Fox

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Thornton W. Burgess


Old Granny Fox and grandson Reddy Fox must use all their cunning to hunt up enough food to survive the long winter. Food in the Green Meadow…

Miss Billy Married

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Eleanor H. Porter


At the opening to this second sequel to Miss Billy (Miss Billy, Miss Billy's Decision, Miss Billy Married), we find Bertram and Billy finall…

Five Little Peppers Midway

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Margaret Sidney


Five Little Peppers Midway is the joyous continuation of the Pepper family's story. A snooty cousin comes to stay with the Peppers, and yet …

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving (Dramatic Reading)

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Louisa May Alcott


When a neighbor brings word that Grandma is sick, Mr. and Mrs. Bassett hurry off to tend to her, leaving their seven children to prepare for…

The Chimes

Read by Ruth Golding


Charles Dickens


The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In is the second of Charles Dickens' Christmas books, publ…

The Cricket on the Hearth (Version 2)

Read by Ruth Golding


Charles Dickens


The tale of John Peerybingle, the good-hearted carrier, and his young wife Mary ('Dot'), interwoven with the story of poor toymaker Caleb Pl…

The Road to Understanding

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Eleanor H. Porter


"If Burke Denby had not been given all the frosted cakes and toy shotguns he wanted at the age of ten, it might not have been so diffic…

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