Family & Relationships

So Big

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Edna Ferber


The story of Selina DeJong and her son Dirk, whom she affectionately calls So Big. After the death of her husband, Selina raises So Big on h…

Cradock Nowell Vol. 3

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore


Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, …

Children's Short Works, Vol. 021

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Various


LibriVox's Children's Short Works Collection 021: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life, Volume 1

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Margaret O. Oliphant


Catherine Vernon has a firm hand on her family and on the family business. Her plans for her young protege Edward, whom she loves like a son…

The Mother

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Pearl Buck and Pearl S. Buck


Life is difficult for The Mother, with a household of husband and children, when her crone of a mother-in-law comes to live with them. It is…

Molly Brown's Senior Days

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Nell Speed


This novel is the fourth in a series of eight books written about Miss Molly Brown of Kentucky during her education at Wellington College in…

Mildred's Married Life

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Martha Finley


Mildred and Charlie Landreth begin married life together and enjoy many simple home pleasures. Together with Mildred's younger sister, they …

What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know

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John Dutton Wright


Wright, a pioneer in the education of the deaf, was a strong advocate for acoustic and auricular training. In this little book, he tries to …

The Whole Family: a Novel by Twelve Authors

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Various


A 1908 NaNoWriMo forerunner, told in twelve chapters, each with a different author. The basic plot was to show how an engagement or marriage…

The Tale of Nimble Deer

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Arthur Scott Bailey


Another Sleepy Time Tale from Arthur Scott Bailey, this time Nimble Deer is the focus of the story and how he was such a tiny, frail, spotte…

Pauls Ontwaken

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Frederik Van Eeden


In dit aangrijpende korte werk beschrijft de schrijver en psychiater Frederik van Eeden het leven en met name de dood van Paul, de jongste z…

Sentimental Tommy

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J. M. Barrie


"J. M. Barrie is most noted for being the author of Peter Pan, the beloved book about a child who does not want to grow up. The two Tom…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…

Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm

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Laura Lee Hope


"Bunny! Bunny Brown! Where are you?" Bunny's mother stood on the front porch, looking first in the yard, then up and down the stre…

Natalie Page

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Katharine Haviland Taylor


Natalie Page is coming to visit her aunt and uncle in New York. Of course they want her around, but every social engagement is more importan…

The Girl Scouts at Home

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Katherine Keene Galt


Little Rosanna Horton was a very poor little girl. When I tell you more about her, you will think that was a very odd thing to say.She lived…

Concerning Genealogies

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Frank Allaben


Written over a century ago, this comprehensive book offers insight into the methods used (still to this day, in spite of modern computers) t…

The Paying Guest

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George Gissing


George Gissing was one of the most accomplished writers of realism in the Victorian Era. Also The Paying Guest is a great example of realism…

The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City

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Laura Lee Hope


In book 9 of the Bobbsey Twins series, the twins and their family visit New York City. Adventure awaits around every corner as the twins exp…

The Inheritance

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Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier


"As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, t…

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