Collection of Short Stories

Collection of Short Stories

German Stories

Brothers Grimm

  1. The Elves and the Shoemaker  This is the story about a shoemaker who was  so poor that he only had leather to make one pair of shoes. As he set out to make the shoes, during the night, a wonderful thing happened…

 Christmas Stories

  1. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: Marley’s Ghost – Stave One. Preface by C.D.”I HAVE endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.”Their faithful Friend and Servant,    C.D.    Dated: December, 1843.

Thanksgiving Short Stories


Victorian Doll House

This is a good story for older children to read to their younger brothers and/or sisters.  It is about a little girl who wanted to have a thanksgiving dinner for her dolly, but as it happened…

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Adam Bede by George Eliot

Adam Bede by George Eliot

♦”An English Thanksgiving Dinner,” an excerpt form the book Adam Bede, chapter LIII, by George Eliot.

This is the story of a jolly English farmer, Martin Poyser, and …

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