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Spinning Wheel Stories: A Literary Classic By Louisa May Alcott!
     

Spinning Wheel Stories: A Literary Classic By Louisa May Alcott!

by Louisa May Alcott, BDP
 
Spinning Wheel Stories is a collection of twelve heart warming stories for children and young readers. Premise: a winter storm forces a family, who has gathered for the winter holidays, to stay inside and listen to their grandmother's stories.

Excerpt:

"A laugh made him turn around, and forget his woes to stare at the quaint little figure that stood

Overview

Spinning Wheel Stories is a collection of twelve heart warming stories for children and young readers. Premise: a winter storm forces a family, who has gathered for the winter holidays, to stay inside and listen to their grandmother's stories.

Excerpt:

"A laugh made him turn around, and forget his woes to stare at the quaint little figure that stood curtseying in the door-way of the keeping-room, where a dozen young people were penned while the maids cleared up the remains of yesterday's feast in the kitchen, the mothers were busy with the babies upstairs, and the fathers read papers in the best parlor; for this was a family gathering under the roof of the old homestead." …

"I went rummaging up garret for something to read, and found two chests of old duds. Thought I'd dress up and see how you liked me. Grandma said I might, and told me I looked like her when she was young. She was a beauty, you know; so I feel as proud as a peacock." And Min danced away to stand before the portrait of a blooming girl in a short-waisted, white-satin gown and a pearl necklace, which hung opposite the companion portrait of an officer in an old-fashioned uniform." …

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013111127
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
08/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
283 KB

Meet the Author

Louisa May Alcott:

Author of "Little Women", "An Old-Fashioned Girl," "Little Men," "Eight Cousins," "Rose In Bloom," "Under The Lilacs," "Jack And Jill," "Hospital Sketches," "Work, A Story Of Experience," "Moods, A Novel," "Proverb Stories," "Silver Pitchers," "Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag."

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