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An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 11


Louisa May

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 2, Num 3, Nov 1974

Story Summary

A lovely look at a 19th century farm Thanksgiving as only Louisa May Alcott can do. When Farmer Eph and his wife have to leave suddenly for a family emergency, the girls decide they are perfectly capable of cooking a Thanksgiving meal. Between mixing up ingredients and quantities, their dinner looks fine but the taste brings about good-natured humor from their parents and the relatives they brought home.