Just Sixteen

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(4.3 stars; 6 reviews)

A collection of short stories from the author of the What Katy Did series, for an audience ranging from younger to older children - and enjoyable for adults too! They vary in style - fairy tales, humorous sketches, stories of everyday life, romances, children's scrapes and practical advice - and include the Christmas story "The Pink Sweetmeat". (Summary by Loveday)

(6 hr 6 min)


A Little Knight of Labor, Part 1 21:20 Read by Jennifer Dorr
A Little Knight of Labor, Part 2 20:07 Read by Jennifer Dorr
A Little Knight of Labor, Part 3 22:22 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Snowy Peter 20:24 Read by Claire Schreuder
The Do Something Society 14:45 Read by Sharon Kilmer
Who Ate the Queen's Luncheon? 21:57 Read by MaryAnn
The Shipwrecked Cologne Bottle 19:03 Read by Calvin Cockrell
Under a Syringa-Bush 11:41 Read by Claire Schreuder
Two Girls - Two Parties 26:02 Read by Katharina Huang
The Pink Sweetmeat 28:20 Read by Greg Giordano
Etelka's Choice 32:27 Read by Jude Somers
The Fir Cones 16:27 Read by Reeses118
A Balsam Pillow 14:07 Read by Ian Quinlan
Colonel Wheeler 12:22 Read by Anastasiia Solokha
Ninety-Three and Ninety-Four 28:26 Read by Anastasiia Solokha
The Sorrows of Felicia 15:15 Read by Claire Schreuder
Imprisoned 11:39 Read by Claire Schreuder
A Child of the Sea Folk 29:24 Read by Lynne T



(3 stars)

I listened to all but two of these stories, as I had trouble listening to one of the narrators. This book contained quite an assortment of stories in terms of plot and genre. A few were dull or preachy, but most were interesting and I enjoyed the book enough to grant it three stars.

Just Sixteen

(5 stars)

I love Susan Coolidge stuff