Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know

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(5 stars; 2 reviews)

This charming book has many stories that deal mostly with the holiday of Thanksgiving, perfectly suited for family listening and reading. and gathers in one volume tales of tasty turkeys, festive parties, generous gestures, and holiday cheer. The stories featured include works by such writers as Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and others. So if you want to listen to some great stories that bring out gratitude for life and a thanksgiving attitude, here are a bunch of the best. - Summary by Phil chenevert (9 hr 9 min)


The Kingdom of the Greedy. (By P. J. Stahl) 44:41 Read by kyegrayson
Thankful. (By Mary E. Wilkins Freeman) 32:59 Read by Taysha Lynn
Beetle Ring's Thanksgiving Mascot. (By Sheldon C. Stoddard) 21:29 Read by Crystal Rogers
Mistress Esteem Elliott's Molasses Cake. (By Kate Upson Clark) 16:20 Read by Lois Beachy Yoder
The First Thanksgiving. (By Albert F. Blaisdell and Francis K. Ball) 7:54 Read by Bekaroo
Thanksgiving at Todd's Asylum. (By Winthrop Packard) 22:18 Read by kyegrayson
How We Kept Thanksgiving at Oldtown. (By Harriet Beecher Stowe) 30:21 Read by Michele Fry
Wishbone Valley. (By R. K. Munkittrick) 12:50 Read by Mike Justice
Patem's Salmagundi. (By E. S. Brooks) 22:45 Read by Maria Kasper
Miss November's Dinner Party. (By Agnes Carr) 14:07 Read by Nancee Cline
The Visit. (By Maud Lindsay) 7:55 Read by Crystal Rogers
The Story of Ruth and Naomi. Adapted from the Bible 4:57 Read by Crystal Rogers
Bert's Thanksgiving. (By J. T. Trowbridge) 18:17 Read by Georgann Fennell
A Thanksgiving Story. (By Miss L. B. Pingree) 3:31 Read by kyegrayson
John Inglefield's Thanksgiving. (By Nathaniel Hawthorne) 13:52 Read by Lynne T
How Obadiah Brought About a Thanksgiving. (By Emily Hewitt Leland) 20:35 Read by Janaketch
The White Turkey's Wing. (By Sophie Swet) 26:02 Read by Maria Kasper
The Thanksgiving Goose. (By Fannie Wilder Brown) 8:10 Read by John Kooz
An English Dinner of Thanksgiving. (By George Eliot) 7:52 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
A Novel Postman. (By Alice Wheildon) 14:05 Read by Lydia
Ezra's Thanksgivin' Out West. (By Eugene Field) 19:13 Read by Michele Fry
Chip's Thanksgiving. (By Annie Hamilton Donnell) 4:41 Read by Joyfull
The Master of the Harvest. (By Mrs. Alfred Gatty) 21:21 Read by Maria Kasper
A Thanksgiving Dinner. (By Edna Payson Brett) 8:54 Read by kyegrayson
Two Old Boys. (By Pauline Shackleford Colyar) 15:31 Read by Mike Justice
A Thanksgiving Dinner That Flew Away. (By Hezekiah Butterworth) 18:41 Read by kyegrayson
Mon-daw-min. (By H. R. Schoolcraft) 9:48 Read by Eleanor Howard
A Mystery in the Kitchen. (By Olive Thorne Miller) 23:27 Read by kyegrayson
Who Ate the Dolly's Dinner? (By Isabel Gordon Curtis) 4:30 Read by anjpatel
An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving. (By Rose Terry Cooke) 52:08 Read by Georgann Fennell
1800 and Froze to Death. (By C. A. Stephens) 19:56 Read by Maria Kasper