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The Powder Horn

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 7
Categories: Historical Fiction

Author

Elizabeth
Coatsworth

Appeared in

Story Parade: A Collection of Modern Stories for Boys and Girls. Blue Book

Story Summary

A softly told story of how small things can bring joy. Alice finds and old engraved powder horn in Mr. Hall's antique shop and when she brings it home, she and her father decide to build a "rainy-day" room in the attic decorated in the same designs as the powder horn.

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