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Under the Lilacs

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(4,755 Sterne; 147 Bewertungen)

When two young girls decide to have a tea party with their dolls and a mysterious dog comes and eats their prized cake, they end up finding a circus run-away, Ben Brown. Ben is a horse master, and loves horses, so when the Moss' take the young boy in, they decide to give him work at the neighbors house driving cows (on a horse, of course). After that a series of events happens, and Ben finds out his beloved father is dead. Miss Celia, a neighbor, feels sorry and comforts him, and finally offers to let Ben stay with her and her fourteen-year-old brother, Thornton who is called Thorny. After that many adventures and summer-happenings go on in Celia's house. Sancho gets lost, Ben is accused of stealing, Miss Celia even gets hurt and Ben takes a wild ride on his horse, and… The rest you'll know from reading the book.
Summary by Wikipedia, revised by Stav Nisser.

Book Coordinators: Stav Nisser and Diana Majlinger (7 hr 21 min)


A Mysterious Dog


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Where They Found His Master


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His Story


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Ben Gets A Place


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A Circulating Library


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New Friends Trot In


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Miss Celia's Man


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A Happy Tea


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A Heavy Trouble


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Good Times


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Somebody Runs Away


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Somebody Gets Lost


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Ben's Ride


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Detective Thornton


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Betty's Bravery


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Bows and Arrows


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Speaking Pieces


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Ben's Birthday


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Cupid's Last Appearance


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A Boy's Bargain


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Somebody Comes


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The Great Gate Is Opened


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(5 Sterne)

Excellent story! No drowning of kittens or harming animals in this story like some other old stories you read about. Only one about a cat and mice. That's completely natural though. Such a heartwarming story. Teaches kids important lesson too. This Author is one of my all time favorites she is so kind and teaches kids in such a sweet and kind way. She is even so kind to animals.

great story

(4 Sterne)

I enjoyed the story and so did my girls. I do prefer 1 reader for the whole book, otherwise I would have given 5 stars. thankfully all the readers read clearly enough to understand, although 1 was not as clear. I would definitely recommend this book though.

(5 Sterne)

What a lovely story! Well read by a number of Readers, it ranks up there as one of my favorites by Louisa May Alcott. I have never read this story before, and found myself wanting to listen more than I had time for. Lovely story.

Great story for any age

(5 Sterne)

A story similar to many of Ms Alcott works. A bit more of a boy's adventure, but great female characters as well. well read.

One of my favrorites

(5 Sterne)

Amazing😀. A beautiful, light story. The readers are all pretty good and it is one of my favorite Louise May Alcott.😃

delightful read

(4,5 Sterne)

The book held true to Louisa May Alcott’s style and tune. The readers did a good job. All around it was very pleasant.

sweet light hearted story

(4 Sterne)

This is a very light happy little story with its own ups and downs in the life of Ben Brown

Under the Lilacs

(5 Sterne)

Great Srory of many major changes in a boys life done with love and tender respect.