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Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving (Dramatic Reading)

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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 Thanksgiving on their own. The story of the adventures of Eph, Tilly, Prue, Seth, Sol, Roxy, and Rhody Bassett as they go sledding, face bears, tell old stories, and wrestle with plum puddings is a holiday treat fit to make anyone stop and count their own blessings.

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Transcriber's note:

Hyphenation and spelling standardized. Otherwise, archaic and variable spelling was preserved.

Missing quotation marks were added to standardize usage. Otherwise, the editor's punctuation style was preserved.

Table of Contents' page numbers were updated.

Special notation:

Text in italics is enclosed by underscores ( italics ).

Text in bold face is enclosed by equal signs (=bold=).


Is now full, and contains

=I. MY BOYS=, and other stories. =II. SHAWL STRAPS=. Sketches of a European Trip. =III. CUPID AND CHOW CHOW=, and other stories. =IV. MY GIRLS=, and other stories. =V. JIMMY'S CRUISE IN THE PINAFORE=, and other stories. =VI. AN OLD FASHIONED THANKSGIVING=, and other stories.

Six volumes neatly bound in cloth. Price, $6.00.



"Suddenly Tilly threw down the axe, flung open the door, and ran straight into the arms of the bear." PAGE 29... Continue reading book >>

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