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Teddy's Button

Teddy's Button by Amy LeFeuvre
By: (1861-1929)

Teddy loves to tell the story of how his father heroically died on the battlefield and guards his button jealously. But this brings contention and strife when a new girl comes to town. Teddy begins to learn what it means to be a soldier under Christ, his Captain.

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TEDDY'S BUTTON

By AMY LE FEUVRE

Author of 'Probable Sons,' 'Eric's Good News,' etc.

1896

CHAPTER I

An Antagonist

He stood in the centre of a little crowd of village boys; his golden head was bare in the blazing sun, but the crop of curls seemed thick enough to protect him from its rays, and he was far too engrossed in his occupation to heed any discomfort from the heat.

A slim delicate little lad, with a finely cut face, and blue eyes that by turns would sparkle with animation, and then settle into a dreamy wistfulness, with a deep far away look in them. They were dancing and flashing with excitement now, and his whole frame was quivering with enthusiasm; with head thrown back, and tongue, hand, and foot all in motion, he seemed to have his audience completely spell bound, and they listened with open eyes and mouths to his oration.

With one hand he was fingering a large brass button, which figured conspicuously in the centre of his small waistcoat, and this button was the subject of his theme... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - November 16, 2015
Subject: Teddy's Button
A Sunday school story, but well narrated.
Reviewer: - November 5, 2013
Subject: Mystery and religion mixed
The author has an interesting way of combining mystery and religion. He does it well. A somewhat touching tale. Well worth the time to listen.


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