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The Children's Story Garden

Outline of stories indexed by theme

with further readings and scriptural citations


LIST OF STORIES ILLUSTRATING FRIENDS' PRINCIPLES

(Outline Based on the "Book of Discipline")
  1. KNOWING GOD
    1. The Inner Voice
    2. God is Love
    3. Christ Our Guide
    4. The Power of Spiritual Forces
    5. Faith
    6. Immortality
    7. Prayer
    8. Worship
    9. Free Gospel Ministry
    10. Frequent Reverent Reading of the Bible
  2. WALKING CLOSE WITH GOD
    1. The Sacrificial Life
    2. Publishing the Truth
    3. Service
    4. Religion in Daily Life
    5. Truth and Sincerity of Speech
    6. Power of Personality
    7. Self Control (Including Intoxicants and Narcotics)
    8. Steadfastness to Conviction
    9. Stewardship
      1. MODERATION AND SIMPLICITY
      2. INDUSTRY AND THRIFT
      3. AGAINST FRIVOLITY AND LIGHTNESS
      4. AGAINST INORDINATE DESIRE FOR RICHES
    10. Home
    11. Manner of Living
    12. Square Dealing in Business
  3. LOVING OUR NEIGHBORS
    1. Human Equality
    2. Colored People
    3. Indians
    4. Criminals
    5. Unity and Tolerance
    6. Against Talebearing and Detraction
    7. Peace and Super-resistance
Also below:

KEY TO LETTERS

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For Primary Children (approximately under 9 years)

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Stories About Friends

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New Years

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Easter

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Thanksgiving

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Christmas

I. KNOWING GOD

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1. The Inner Voice

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Mind the Light

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The Quiet Voice

The Sacred Flame

FURTHER READING
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What Told Me, by Theodore Barker in The Little Child at the Breakfast Table, William C. Gannett.

Rodolph and His King in A Little Book of Profitable Tales, Eugene Field.

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How Stephen Grellet Obeyed the Inward Voice, p. 506, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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The Saddest Story of All (James Nayler) Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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How a French Noble Became a Friend, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Dust Under the Rug, Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Wind's Work, Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Little Girl with the Light, Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Broken Window Pane, More Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Burning Bush, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Abraham's Generosity to Lot, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Still Small Voice, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Childhood of Samuel, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Man of God, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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How Samuel Met David, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Josiah the King, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Call of Isaiah, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Pastor of the Pilgrims. Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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On the Road to Damascus, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Story of Jacob's Dream at Bethel, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Exodus 3: 1-6.

I Samuel 3: 1-18.

I Kings 19: 1-14.

Isaiah 6.

Mathew 4: 1-11.

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2. God is Love

The Prodigal Wife.

FURTHER READING
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The Vision of Sir Launfal, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Where Love Is, There God Is Also, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Prodigal Son, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Story of Jacob's Dream at Bethel, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Stony Head, Story-Tell Lib, Annie Trumbull Slosson.

Psalm 23.

Ezekiel 34: 11-16.

John 10: 7-16.

Luke 15: 3-7.

Luke 15: 8-10.

Luke 15: 11-32.

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3. Christ Our Guide

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In the Streets of Jericho

The Chiseled Face

The Invincible Leader

FURTHER READING
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Jesus, the Carpenter, Catherine C. Liddell, Poems Every Child Should Know, Edited by Mary E. Burt.

In His Name, Edward Everett Hale.

Paton's Great Victory on Aniwa, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Matthew 5: 3-12.

John 1: 35-51.

John 13: 1-17.

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4. The Power of Spiritual Forces

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The Little Cowherd Brother

The Invincible Leader

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The White Feather

FURTHER READING
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George Fox and His Jailer, p. 123, George Fox. An Autobiography, edited by Rufus M. Jones.

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George Fox and His Gaoler, pp. 87, 88, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Also p. 24, The Story of Quakerism, Elizabeth B. Emmott.

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George Fox the First of the Quakers, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

How John Williams Prevented a War in Samoa, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Wesley, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Theodore Pennell, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Daniel 6.

Proverbs 18: 10.

Matthew 8: 14-17.

Mark 5: 21-43.

Acts 3: 1-16.

John 4: 46-54.

John 5 : 1-9.

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5. Faith

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A Ride Toward War Paint

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How Ivan Overcame the Giant

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The Silver Tankard

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The White Feather

FURTHER READING

The Olive Tree, Sabine Baring-Gould, Golden Numbers, Smith & Wiggin.

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The Marvellous Voyage of the Good Ship Woodhouse, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Deliverance of Some Shipwrecked Quakers, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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Faithfulness of Some of Penn's Followers, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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Indians' Respect for True Faith, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

The Faith of an African Chief, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

David Livingstone, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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The Sick Man of Capernaum, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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How Peter Was Set Free, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Peace of St. Cuthbert, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Genesis 12: 1-9.

Psalm 125.

Matthew 6: 25-34.

Matthew 8: 5-13.

Matthew 15: 21-28.

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6. Immortality

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Not Lost But Gone Before

FURTHER READING
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A Lesson of Faith, Parables From Nature, Mrs. Alfred Gatty. Also in In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson.

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The Boy Who Discovered the Spring, Why the Chimes Rang, Raymond McD. Alden.

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The Boy That Was Scaret o' Dyin', Story-Tell Lib, Annie Trumbull Slosson.

John 14: 1-6.

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7. Prayer

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Mary Proude

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Stewart's A B C's

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The Lost Children

The Old Schoolmaster

The Last Battle

FURTHER READING
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How Stephen Grellet Learned to Pray, p. 493, 494, Quaker Saints L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Thine Inner Chamber, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Pharisee and the Publican, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Heidi's Prayer, pp. 143 and 149, Heidi, Johanna Spyri (small edition).

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Little Curly Head, the Pet Lamb, Johanna Spyri.

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A Mother's Influence, p. 103, A Boy's Religion, Rufus M. Jones

Matthew 6: 5-15.

Mark 1: 35-39.

Luke 18: 1-8.

Luke 18: 9-14.

I Kings 8: 22-30.

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8. Worship

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Maisie's First Meeting

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The Meeting That Would Not Break Up

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A Silent Meeting

FURTHER READING
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The Meeting, John G. Whittier.

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The Children of Reading Meeting, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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An Undisturbed Meeting, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Colonel Clibborn, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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Silence in Meeting, p. 76, A Boy's Religion, Rufus M. Jones.

Psalm 86.

Psalm 138.

Psalm 95: 1-7.

Psalm 100.

Psalm 103.

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9. Free Gospel Ministry

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The Sermon in the Wilderness

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Mind the Light

FURTHER READING
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Preaching to Nobody, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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John Woolman's Call to the Ministry, p. 185, The Story of Quakerism, Elizabeth B. Emmott.

Ezekiel 2: 1-7.

Jeremiah 1: 4-10.

Amos 7: 10-17.

Acts 4: 1-31.

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10. Frequent Reverent Reading of the Bible

REFERENCE

John Ruskin's Appreciation of the Bible, p. 35-37, Proeteria, Ruskin.

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Rufus Jones's Appreciation of the Bible, p. 42, A Boy's Religion, Rufus M. Jones.

Deuteronomy 6: 4-9.

Deuteronomy 11: 18-21.

Psalm 119: 97-104.

II Timothy 3: 14-17.

II. WALKING CLOSE WITH GOD

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1. The Sacrificial Life

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The Flower That Lives Above the Clouds

The Boy Who Chose Poverty

The Chiseled Face

The Sacred Flame

FURTHER READING
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The Burning Bush, Living Together, Frances M. Dudmun.

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The Burden of St. Christopher, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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How Ruth Helped Naomi, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Flax, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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How Jesus Gave Himself, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Widow's Mite, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Last Supper, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Rose of Hungary, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Genesis 22: 1-18.

Selections from Story of Joseph, Genesis 37-50.

Matthew 13: 44-46.

John 12: 20-33.

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2. Publishing the Truth

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The Sermon in the Wilderness

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Publishing the Truth

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Mind the Light

FURTHER READING
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The People in White Raiment, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Scattering the Seed, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Silver Slippers: or a Quakeress Among the Turks, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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The Pastor of the Pilgrims, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Story of Stephen, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Influence of Moravian Missionaries in America, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

St. Francis of Assisi, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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William Penn and the Tsar of Russia, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

Acts 4: 1-22.

Acts 8.

Paul's Journeys, Acts 9-28.

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3. Service

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The Queer Little Baker Man

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What Bradley Owed

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The Christmas Council of the Winter Folk

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The Four Sous

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The White Pebble

FURTHER READING
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The Bird's Christmas, In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson.

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The Burden of St. Christopher, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Flux, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Hiawatha's Sailing, Living Together, Frances M. Dudmun.

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The Healing of the Cripple at the Gate Beautiful, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Seed, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Little Maid of Naaman the Syrian, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Our Lady's Tumbler, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Pioneer Work in the South Seas, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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The Little Gray Pony, Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Search for a Good Child, Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

The Mansion, Henry Van Dyke.

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Why the Chimes Rang, Why the Chimes Rang and Other Stories, Raymond McD. Alden.

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The Bag of Smiles, Why the Chimes Rang and Other Stories, Raymond McD. Alden.

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In the Great Walled Country, Why the Chimes Rang, Raymond McD. Alden.

The Burning of the Rice Fields, How to Tell Stories to Children, Sarah Cone Bryant.

The King of the Golden River, adapted from John Ruskin, Stories Children Need, Carolyn S. Bailey.

Also in How to Tell Stories to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

The Happy Prince, Oscar Wilde.

Also adapted from Oscar Wilde, Stories Children Need, Carolyn S. Bailey.

Matthew 25: 14-30.

Matthew 25: 31-46.

Luke 10: 25-37.

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4. Religion in Daily Life

The Hunger for Happiness

FURTHER READING

The Vision of Sir Launfal, James Russell Lowell [in Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun].

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The Fairy's New Year Gift, In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson.

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The Hidden Servants, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The Box of Ointment, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Where Love Is There God Is Also, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Josiah the King, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Legend Beautiful, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Matthew 25: 1-13.

Matthew 21: 28-32.

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5. Truth and Sincerity of Speech

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Our Word Is Our Keeper

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Billy's Accuser

FURTHER READING
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The Honest Woodman, Boston Collection of Kindergarten Stories.

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The Merchants and the Golden Bowl, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Boy Who Cried "Wolf!" Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The Broken Window Pane, More Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Foolish Rabbit, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Little Curly Head, the Pet Lamb, Johanna Spyri.

Proverbs 8: 1-21.

Proverbs 12: 13-34.

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6. Power of Personality

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A Courageous Visitor

The Old Schoolmaster

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George Fox and Oliver Cromwell

FURTHER READING
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The Bitter Waters of the Wilderness, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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American Soldiers in the Civil War, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

John Haensel and the Malays, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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The Great Trial, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien,

Mark 1: 21-28.

Luke 4: 16-30.

Luke 4: 31-37.

Acts 20: 6-12.

Acts 20: 17-38.

Acts 27.

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7. Self Control (Including Intoxicants and Narcotics)

The Last Battle

The Silver Mine

FURTHER READING
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The Saddest Story of All (James Nayler), Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

Taming the Tiger, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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The Foolish Rabbit, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

The Girl Missionary in Kentucky, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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My Kingdom, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The King and the Hawk, Fifty Famous Stories Retold, James Baldwin.

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The Indians' Appreciation, p. 101, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

Proverbs 16: 32.

Luke 23: 1-43.

Acts 28.

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8. Steadfastness to Conviction

An Early Conscientious Objector

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The Long Trail

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The Water Barrel

FURTHER READING
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Barclay of Ury, John G. Whittier.

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The Little Shepherd, More Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

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The Boston Martyrs, p. 64, The Story of Quakerism, Elizabeth B. Emmott.

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Wellington and the Plowboy, Mary McSkimmon, A Course in Citizenship, Ella Lyman Cabot.

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Irish Rebellion, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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The Sailor Who Would Not Fight, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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Trial of William Penn, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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The Little Hero of Haarlem, How to Tell Stories to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The Little Hero of Holland, Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

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Stiff as a Tree, Pure as a Bell, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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The Children of Reading Meeting, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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An Undisturbed Meeting, Quaker Saints. L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Richard Sellar and the "Merciful Man," Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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On the Road to Jerusalem, p. 433, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Silver Slippers or a Quakeress Among the Turks, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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The Knights of the Silver Shield, Why the Chimes Rang and Other Stories, Raymond McD. Alden.

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The King's Missive, John G. Whittier.

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Also retold p. 74, The Story of Quakerism, Elizabeth B. Emmott.

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The Windows Which Were Open Toward Jerusalem, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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John the Baptist, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Pastor of the Pilgrims, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Story of Stephen, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Building of the Dome of Florence, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Nehemiah 2: 11-20,

Jeremiah 26: 8-19.

Daniel 1

Daniel 3: 13-30.

Matthew 7: 24-27.

Acts 21: 8, 14.

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9. Stewardship

A. MODERATION AND SIMPLICITY

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An Inventory

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Resourceful Santa Claus

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The White Pebble

FURTHER READING

The Young King, The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales, Oscar Wilde.

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The Magic Shirt, Manual of Stories, William Byron Forbush.

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John Woolman's Journal.

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John Woolman, p. 193, The Story of Quakerism, Elizabeth B. Emmott.

Proverbs 15: 16-17.

Luke 14: 7-11.

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B. INDUSTRY AND THRIFT

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The Wasted Oak Leaf

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The Mud Wasp

FURTHER READING

Little Daffydowndilly, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Also reprinted in Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

Timothy's Shoes, Lob Lie by the Fire, Julia Horatia Ewing.

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The Castle of Fortune, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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Little Servants, by Sidney Dayre, In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson.

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How Nice it Would Be, Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

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Children of the Day, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Parable of the Talents, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Ten Fairies, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

Proverbs 24: 30-34.

Proverbs 27: 23-27.

Proverbs 6: 6-11.

Luke 16: 1-9.

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C. AGAINST FRIVOLITY AND LIGHTNESS

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The Flower That Jack Did Not Count

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The True Story of a Letter

FURTHER READING
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The Little Brown Bowl, For the Children's Hour, Carolyn S. Bailey and Clara M. Lewis.

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A Handful of Clay, The Blue Flower, Henry Van Dyke.

Daniel 5

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D. AGAINST INORDINATE DESIRE FOR RICHES

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The Golden Purse and the Seeing Eyes

The Silver Mine

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Wise Rightly, Wisest Wrongly

FURTHER READING
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The Bell of Atri, Stories Children Need, Carolyn S. Bailey.

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The Fisherman and His Wife, Stories Children Need, Carolyn S. Bailey.

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The Golden Touch, The Wonder Book, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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The Golden Touch. Ad. from Hawthorne, Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

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The King's Ankus, Second Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling.

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The Merchants and the Golden Bowl, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

Mark 10: 17-27

Luke 12: 13-21.

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10. Home

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Grandmothers

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The Story of a Letter

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A Disobedient Dicky Bird

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The Obedient Kid

FURTHER READING
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Johnny Chuck Finds the Best Thing in the World, Thornton Burger, Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

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The Golden Windows, The Golden Windows, Laura E. Richards.

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About Angela, The Golden Windows, Laura E. Richards.

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The Story of Speckle, In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson.

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Mr. Stickleback, In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson.

Cornelia's Jewels, Fifty Famous Stories Retold, James Baldwin.

Also in Good Stories for Great Holidays, Frances Jenkins Olcott.

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Raggylug, Ernest Thompson Seton, How to Tell Stories to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The Minstrel Song, Mother Tales, Maud Lindsay.

Old Pipes and the Driad, Fanciful Tales, Frank Stockton.

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How Ruth Helped Naomi, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Dama's Jewels, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

The Serpent, The Silver Crown, Laura E. Richards.

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The Hunt for the Beautiful, Why the Chimes Rang and Other Stories, Raymond McD. Alden.

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How the Home Was Built, Mother Stories, Maud Lindsay.

Genesis 44: 18-34.

Ruth 1: 8-18.

Ruth 2.

Proverbs 20: 20.

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11. Manner of Living

The Sacred Flame

FURTHER READING
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The Gradual Fairy, Alice Brown, Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

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The Gourd and the Pine Tree, For the Children's Hour, Carolyn S. Bailey and Clara M. Lewis.

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The Courtesy of Rebekah, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Miraculous Pitcher, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Box of Ointment, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Nail, Good Stories for Great Holidays, Frances Jenkins Olcott.

The Last Lesson, How to Tell Stories to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The Fairy's New Year Gift, In the Child's World, Emilie Poulsson. Also in Good Stories for Great Holidays, Frances Jenkins Olcott.

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The Horse that B'leeved He'd Get There, Story-Tell Lib, Annie Trumbull Slosson.

Matthew 18: 1-6.

Matthew 19: 13-15.

Mark 4: 30-32.

Matthew 22: 34-39.

Luke 13: 20, 21.

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12. Square Dealing in Business

Trading Horses

Daddy John

FURTHER READING
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The Merchants and the Golden Bowl, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Piper, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

A Confidential Agreement, p. 88, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

Genesis 23

Ruth 4: 1-2.

Luke 16: 10-13.

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III. LOVING OUR NEIGHBORS

1. Human Equality

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In the Streets of Jericho

FURTHER READING

King Robert of Sicily, Tales of a Wayside Inn, Henry W. Longfellow.

The Young King, The Happy Prince, Oscar Wilde.

Robert of Sicily, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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The Party and the Guests, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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How Gareth Became a Knight, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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King Canute, Fifty Famous Stories Retold, James Baldwin.

Matthew 5: 43-48.

Luke 10: 25-37.

Acts 10

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2. Colored People

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The Token

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The Rescue

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The Mistake

FURTHER READING
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Hazel, Mary White Ovington.

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The Underground Railroad, p. 187, In My Youth, Robert Dudley.

Up From Slavery, Booker T. Washington.

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3. Indians

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A Ride Toward War Paint

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The White Feather

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The Latch String

FURTHER READING
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Fierce Feathers, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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The Indians' Appreciation, p. 101, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

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A Confidential Agreement, p. 88, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

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The Heroic Enterprise, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

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An Incident During the American Revolution, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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4. Criminals

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Advertising for a Thief

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The Highwayman

FURTHER READING
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The Silver Candlesticks, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Thief in the Tanyard, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

A Murderer Sheltered and Saved, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

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5. Unity and Tolerance

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The Plow

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The Smithy

FURTHER READING
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The Ten Fairies, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

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Abigail and David, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Bitter Waters of the Wilderness, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Neglect the Fire and You Cannot Put it Out, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Quails, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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Also, Course in Citizenship, Ella Lyman Cabot.

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Also, Ethics for Children, Mary H. Wade.

Genesis 13: 5-18.

Psalm 133.

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6. Against Talebearing and Detraction

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Scattered Seeds

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The Three Sieves

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Eavesdropper, The Ugly Dwarf

FURTHER READING
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The Fairy Who Judged Her Neighbors, Jean Ingelow, Stories Children Need, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

The Sermon, The Silver Crown, Laura E. Richards.

The Blind Child, The Silver Crown, Laura E. Richards.

The Jealous Courtiers, Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

Proverbs 24: 28, 29.

Proverbs 25: 24.

Proverbs 26: 4.

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7. Peace and Super-resistance

Swords and Plowshares

The Invincible Leader

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A Ride Toward War Paint

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The White Feather

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The Silver Tankard

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Tommy's Birthday

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How Ivan Overcame the Giant

FURTHER READING

Who Killed the Otter's Babies? Stories to Tell to Children, Sara Cone Bryant.

The Three Robbers, God's Toubadour, Sophie Jewett.

Taming the Tiger, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Fierce Feathers, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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Leonard Fell and the Highwayman, p. 429, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

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On the Road to Jerusalem, p. 433, Quaker Saints, L. Violet Hodgkin.

Christian Non-Resistance, Adin Ballou.

A Spark Neglected Burns the House, Twenty-three Tales, Translated by L. and A. Maude.

Also, Abridged, A Course in Citizenship, Ella Lyman Cabot.

Little Girls Wiser Than Men, Twenty-three Tales, translated by L. and A. Maude.

A Visit from Some Indians, p. 34, The Story of a Pioneer, Anna Howard Shaw.

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Elisha and the Syrian Host, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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David and Saul, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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St. Francis and the Wolf, Living Together, Frances M. Dadmun.

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The Peace Pipe, Children of the Father, Frances M. Dadmun.

Christ of the Andes, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

The Story of the Christ of the Andes, Anna P. Hannum. (Leaflet.)

Quakers During the Irish Rebellion, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Incident During the American Revolution, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Quakers in Other States, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

An Incident in the Reformation, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

The Holy Experiment, Arm of God, Dunkerley.

Also p. 147, The History of Quakerism, Elizabeth B. Emmott.

This Heroic Enterprise, An Admiral's Son, E. F. O'Brien.

Isaiah 2: 2-4.

Mark 2: 15-28.

Mark 3: 1-6.

Matthew 5: 21-48.

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In The Children's Story Garden. Stories collected by a committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting — Anna Pettit Broomell, Emily Cooper Johnson, Elizabeth W. Collins, Alice Hall Paxson, Annie Hillborn, and Anna D. White. Illustrated by Katharine Richardson Wireman and Eugénie M. Wireman. Published in 1920 by J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia.

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A Simple List of Books Cited Above

(Number in parentheses is how often a book is cited — if more than once.)

Alden, Raymond McD. Why the Chimes Rang and Other Stories. (6)

Bailey, Carolyn S., and Clara M. Lewis. For the Children's Hour. (2)

Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin. Stories Children Need. (11)

Baldwin, James. Fifty Famous Stories Retold. (3)

Ballou, Adin. Christian Non-Resistance. [Philadelphia, 1846.]

Boston Collection of Kindergarten Stories. [1904.]

Bryant, Sara Cone. How to Tell Stories to Children. (5)

Bryant, Sara Cone. Stories to Tell to Children. (9)

Burt, Mary E., editor. Poems Every Child Should Know.

Cabot, Ella Lyman. A Course in Citizenship. (3)

Dadmun, Frances M. Living Together. [1915.] (41)

Dadmun, Frances M. Children of the Father. [1916.] (32)

Dudley, Robert. In My Youth.

Dunkerley [ , Erica & Roderic]. Arm of God. [London: Oliphants, 1916.] (28)

Emmott, Elizabeth B. [Braithwaite] The Story of Quakerism. [London: Headley Brothers, 1912.] (6)

Ewing, Julia Horatia. Lob Lie by the Fire.

Field, Eugene. A Little Book of Profitable Tales.

Forbush, William Byron. Manual of Stories.

Gannett, William C. The Little Child at the Breakfast Table.

Gatty, Mrs. Alfred. Parables From Nature.

Hale, Edward Everett. In His Name.

Hannum, Anna P. The Story of the Christ of the Andes. Leaflet.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. "Little Daffydowndilly."

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Wonder Book.

Hodgkin, L. Violet. Quaker Saints. (26)

Jewett, Sophie. God's Toubadour.

Jones, Rufus M. A Boy's Religion. (3)

Jones, Rufus M., editor. George Fox. An Autobiography. [online]

Kipling, Rudyard. Second Jungle Book.

Lindsay, Maud. More Mother Stories. (3)

Lindsay, Maud. Mother Stories. (7)

Longfellow, Henry W. Tales of a Wayside Inn. [online]

Maude, L. and A. (translators). Twenty-three Tales. (2)

O'Brien, E. F. An Admiral's Son. (7)

Olcott, Frances Jenkins. Good Stories for Great Holidays. (3)

Ovington, Mary White. Hazel.

Poulsson, Emilie. In the Child's World. (7)

Richards, Laura E. The Golden Windows. (2)

Richards, Laura E. The Silver Crown. (3)

Ruskin, [John]. Proeteria. [Praeterita, his autobiography?]

Shaw, Anna Howard. The Story of a Pioneer.

Slosson, Annie Trumbull. Story-Tell Lib. (3)

Smith & Wiggin. Golden Numbers.

Spyri, Johanna. Heidi (small edition).

Spyri, Johanna. Little Curly Head, the Pet Lamb. (2)

Stockton, Frank. Fanciful Tales.

Van Dyke, Henry. The Mansion.

Wade, Mary H. Ethics for Children.

Washington, Booker T. Up From Slavery.

Whittier, John G. "Barclay of Ury." [online (Need a better, ad-free link.)]

Wilde, Oscar. The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales, Oscar Wilde. (3)

Woolman, John. Journal. [online]

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Scriptural citations linked to themes above