Family & Relationships

On Our Selection

Read by Son of the Exiles


Steele Rudd


The humorous account of Dad and Dave and the rest of the Rudd clan as they attempt to carve a farming 'selection' out of the Australian wild…

The Christmas Hirelings

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


It is the Christmas season once again and things are, well, boring for the adults at Penlyon Castle. "...if somehow or other I had a pa…

Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

Read by Simon Evers


Anthony Trollope


Harry Heathcote is an English ‘squatter’ who runs a huge sheep station at Gangoil in Queensland, Australia. His wife Mary and her older sist…

Neighbors

Read by annie70


Florence Morse Kingsley


The final story featuring the inhabitants of the growing township of Innisfield: Mrs Philura Pettibone’s story reaches its long-awaited conc…

The Pennycomequicks

Read by Michael Reuss


Sabine Baring-Gould


The Pennycomequicks is the charming and witty story of a dysfunctional English family in the late 19th century, scattered to the winds, scar…

Der Trotzkopf

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Emmy Von Rhoden


Die 15-jährige Ilse Macket lebt auf dem Gut Moosdorf in Pommern und wächst nach dem Tod der Mutter wild und ohne jede Erziehung au…

Heidi (version 3)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Johanna Spyri


Johanna Spyri’s classic story of a 5 year old little Swiss orphan who is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their h…

Espectros (Gengangere)

Read by Epachuko


Henrik Ibsen


Drama familiar en tres actos. Obra escandalosa en su estreno, incluso fue prohibida su representación en varios países, por cu…

Bits About Home Matters

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Helen Hunt Jackson


This book is a collection of short observations by Helen Hunt Jackson, several with children and parenting as the subject matter. (Summary b…

Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill

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Alice B. Emerson


Brave, adventurous and loyal, recently-orphaned Ruth Fielding is sent to live with her estranged Uncle Jabez at the Red Mill in Cheslow, New…

The Wishing Horse of Oz

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)


Ruth Plumly Thompson


Magic wishing emeralds mysteriously arrive in the little kingdom of Skampavia. King Skamperoo immediately confiscates them and wishes to bec…

The Diary of a Provincial Lady


E. M. Delafield


“Notice, and am gratified by, large clump of crocuses near the front gate. Should like to make whimsical and charming reference to these and…

Jeremy

Read by David Wales


Hugh Walpole


With affectionate humor, Mr. Walpole tells the story of Jeremy and his two sisters, Helen and Mary Cole, who grow up in Polchester, a quiet …

What Katy Did (Dramatic Reading)

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Susan Coolidge


Katy Carr always gets in trouble for everything. When her mother died, she told Katy to be a mother to the little ones. But it seems like Ka…

Die Frauen und ihr Beruf

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Luise Büchner


Luise Büchner war eine deutsche Schriftstellerin und Frauenrechtlerin. In ihrem Buch "Die Frauen und ihr Beruf", erstmals ers…

Emmeline, the Orphan of the Castle

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Charlotte Turner Smith


This book was written about 150 years ahead of its time. It tells the story of Emmeline Mobwray who grows up in a dysfunctional family and h…

The Dutch Twins

Read by Bianca Kramer


Lucy Fitch Perkins


This book is the first of a series of stories for supplementary reading the purpose of which is to give children a correct idea of life in d…

The Little Colonel's House Party

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Annie Fellows Johnston


Lloyd Sherman, the "Little Colonel", is a girl of eleven whose mother invites three other girls to spend a month with Lloyd in her…

Five Minute Stories

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Laura E. Richards and Laura E. Howe Richards


Another collection of poems and short stories by Laura Richards. Yes, these are all short and mostly all delightfully innocent and sweet. So…

Mabel Ross, the Sewing Girl

Read by Jennifer Fournier


Unknown


Orphaned Mabel struggles to raise her sisters by working as a sewing girl for long hours and low wages. She meets her challenges with a calm…

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