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The Spirit of Christmas

Read by Jan MacGillivray


Henry van Dyke


A short Christmas book by American author, educator, and clergyman Henry Van Dyke, including a short story, two essays, and two prayers for …

The Christmas Angel

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Abbie Farwell Brown


Disagreeable old Miss Terry spends her Christmas Eve getting rid of toys from her childhood toy box. One by one she tosses them onto the sid…

Mary Cary, Frequently Martha

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Kate Langley Bosher


"My name is Mary Cary. I live in the Yorkburg Female Orphan Asylum. You may think nothing happens in an Orphan Asylum. It does. The orp…

The Green Grass Under the Snow

In Short Poetry Collection 044

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Annie A. Preston


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 044: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

God Bless Us Every One

In Christmas Short Works Collection 2007

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James Whitcomb Riley


LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Collection containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a…

SOME UNLIKE RELATIVES: The Cowbird and the Baltimore Oriole.

In The Burgess Bird Book for Children

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Thornton W. Burgess


The Burgess Bird Book for Children is a zoology book written in the form of a story featuring Peter Rabbit. Peter learns from his friend Je…

Version 12

In Bill of Rights

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James Madison, United States Government and Unit


The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, and were ratified on December 15, 1791.

Fourth Not Really Independence Day

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 009

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New York Times and The New York Times


A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in these collecti…

The Burgess Bird Book for Children - Chapter 12 - Some Unlikely Relatives

In Favourite Chapters Collection 002

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Thornton W. Burgess


A collection of LibriVox volunteers’ favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderf…

Lill's Travels in Santa Claus Land

In Christmas Short Works Collection 2009

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Ellis Towne, Sophie May and Ella Farman and Rebecca Sophia Clarke


Librivox volunteers from around the world bring you Christmas stories, carols and poems in English, German, Hungarian, Latin, Portuguese, Ru…

In the Morning of Life – Read by JMM

In In the Morning of Life

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Thomas Moore


LibriVox volunteers bring you eight recordings of In the Morning of Life by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 1…

A Matchless Panorama--The View from Braddock Heights

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 046

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Thomas Chalmers Harbaugh


Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include meteor showers, smallpox inoculation…